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40th Anniversary Virtual Special Issue Critique: Journal of Socialist Theory

category international | anti-capitalism | other press author Monday August 12, 2013 13:45author by Turing Report this post to the editors

Critique started in May 1973. It was announced at the first national conference at Imperial College, a conference addressed among others by Ernest Mandel, Ralph Miliband and Hillel Ticktin. Some 500 people attended. The first issue had a print run of 2500 which quickly sold out. The issues of the 70s used to sell around 4-5000 copies very largely in bookshops in the UK, the Continent of Europe and the USA. As the USSR began to mutate the focus of the journal changed to a critique of capitalism. Throughout its focus remained on political economy and the need to reinvigorate Marxism given its Stalinist degradation.

As the first Virtual Special Issue of Critique, we have selected articles which have either formed the basis of the work of the journal or which complement it. In the first instance Critique sought to develop a more credible modern Marxist theory of the USSR and of the Cold War. With that it needed to update the theory of a socialist/Communist society. In turn, the journal turned to a critique of existing Marxist theory of capitalism and so to the question of decline and to finance capitalism.
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We hope that readers will take the opportunity to read or re-read these articles and write articles which develop, criticise or even seek rebut the work. The journal is certainly open to debate.

Towards a political economy of the USSR

Hillel Ticktin

The transitional epoch, finance capital and Britain Part 1 the political economy of declining capitalism

Hillel Ticktin

Towards a theory of finance capital Part 2: the origins and nature of finance capital

Hillel Ticktin

What will a socialist society be like?

Hillel Ticktin

The cold war and stalinism in the age of capitalist decline

Michael Cox

Has marxism a future?

Scott Meikle

Ten thesis on the social and economic laws governing the society transitional between capitalism and socialism

Ernest Mandel

The communitarian system and the law of value in Marx and lukács

István Mészáros

Marx's Vision of communism a reconstruction

Bertell Ollman

The workers' movement in Russia 1987–1992

Simon Clarke, Peter Fairbrother & Vadim Borisov

The US War On Iraq & The World Economy

Hillel Ticktin

From Marx to Goldman Sachs: The Fictions of Fictitious Capital, and the Financialization of Industry

Michael Hudson

Influential Political Leaders
Arab Spring Revisited
Perspectives on North Korea

All articles at: http://explore.tandfonline.com/content/pgas/rcso-virtua...issue

Published on 15 July 2013.

Critique Editorial Board website: http://www.critiquejournal.net/

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