New Politics has had a much-needed makeoever and is looking good. They’ve now got bloggy stuff, like Scott McLemee on Hubert Harrison [see also McLemee at CJR]. And some of the recent articles are interesting, such as Dan Jakopovich on revolutionary unionism, Stephen Eric Bronner on critical theory, and Jorge Robles on the workers’ movement in Mexico.
AN INDEPENDENT mind, George Lichtheim was “the real thing, not the self-announced sort,” writes Mitchell Cohen. “His histories of socialism and Marxism are among the most intelligent that we have….Even if you would dispute him on something or many things, you’ll feel smarter for the disagreement.”