Resources

If you’re looking for more information, news, books, etc. these are some resources for you:

Other Audio & Video

Against the Grain — A kind of “open university of the left”, Sasha Lilley and CS Soong have hosted this radio program on Pacifica’s KPFA in Berkeley, California for years. Episodes are later archived and available through iTunes.

Workers Independent News — Workers’ Independent News (WIN) is a daily news brief developed to bring information about workers, labor unions and economics to radio stations around the United States. In an era where the labor beat has been erased from news media, WIN stands out. Consider donating to keep the project going. “Workers Independent News (WIN) is focused on the issues and concerns of working people. As a news service, WIN is devoted to bringing the voices of workers, their families, communities and organizations to the widest public possible, using all means of electronic media. WIN packages news for distribution to radio stations, Internet radio, websites, for podcast and print publication.”

Feminist Frequency — Feminist Frequency is a video webseries that explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives. The video series was created by Anita Sarkeesian in 2009 and largely serves as an educational resource to encourage critical media literacy and provide resources for media makers to improve their works of fiction.

Socialist News & Commentary

Monthly Review — Probably one of the most well known socialist journals, Monthly Review (MR) is independent of any organization though it largely maintains the theoretical perspective of “Monopoly Capital” developed by Paul Baran and Paul Sweezy. Topics regularly center around global political economy, climate crisis, anti-imperialism and labor.

New Politics — Website of the quarterly journal. New Politics contains interviews, roundtable debates by various left organizations and traditions and engages with current social movements and political events.

Black Agenda Report (US) — News, information and analysis from the Black Left.

New Socialist (Canada) — Website of the Canadian New Socialist network.

Socialist Project (The Bullet) (Canada) — The Bullet is an email newsletter with essays written by socialist authors, often focusing on international events and commentary on social movements. Essays are archived on their website.

Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal — Launched as a nonsectarian project by Australian socialists, Links collects socialist news and debate from around the world. They say of themselves: “Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal is a journal for the post-Cold War left; a journal that rejects the Stalinist distortion of the socialist project; a journal that takes into account ecological questions; a journal that is taking steps to bring together the forces for socialism in the world today; a journal that aspires to unite Marxists from different political traditions because it discusses openly and constructively.”

International Viewpoint — International Viewpoint, the monthly English-language magazine of the Fourth International, is a window to radical alternatives world-wide, carrying reports, analysis and debates from all corners of the globe. Correspondents in over 50 countries report on popular struggles, and the debates that are shaping the left of tomorrow.

Books and Publishers

Verso
Haymarket Books
PM Press
Monthly Review Press

 

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