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"Cerrar para abrir": Puerto Rican Student Struggles and the Crisis of Colonial-Capitalism

“Cerrar para abrir”: Puerto Rican Student Struggles and the Crisis of Colonial-Capitalism

The stu­dent move­ment has tak­en an action that exceeds its char­ac­ter as a nar­row, stu­dent effort cir­cum­scribed to the aca­d­e­m­ic set­ting. In order to under­stand how these thou­sands of stu­dents stopped act­ing “like stu­dents” and began delib­er­at­ing, act­ing, and demand­ing in a clear and self-con­scious­ly polit­i­cal field of strug­gle, it is nec­es­sary to look at the his­to­ry of stu­dent strug­gle in Puer­to Rico.

Reassessing Foucault: Modern Sexuality and the Transition to Capitalism

Reassessing Foucault: Modern Sexuality and the Transition to Capitalism

Are the premis­es of queer the­o­ry real­ly anti­thet­i­cal to a his­tor­i­cal mate­ri­al­ist under­stand­ing of the ori­gins of cap­i­tal­ism? Con­sid­er­ing Foucault’s some­thing of the patron saint of queer the­o­ry, we might per­haps dis­cov­er the error of the whole for­ma­tion in the thought of its founder.

Viewpoint Magazine at Historical Materialism

Viewpoint Magazine at Historical Materialism

View­point Mag­a­zine is a proud Co-Spon­sor of this year’s His­tor­i­cal Mate­ri­al­ism New York Con­fer­ence on “Resur­gent Rad­i­calisms in a Polar­iz­ing World.” We hope that the con­fer­ence can be anoth­er plat­form for urgent dis­cus­sion and debate posed by social move­ments and Marx­ist the­o­ry in these tur­bu­lent times.