Remembering May

Remembering May

On the fiftieth anniversary of May 1968, we reproduce two new oral histories with three women who took part in those turbulent events.

Family Matters

Family Matters

Melinda Cooper’s latest work tracks the politics of kinship in the era of neoliberalism, placing the centrality of “family values” discourse within the broader context of American social thought and post-Fordist economic transformation. In this interview, Viewpoint asks her about the key insights of her work and their implications for political struggles in the present.

Agriculture Wars

Agriculture Wars

If country music gave voice to many American farmers during the 20th century, what does it have to say about the fundamental shift in farm labor that is coming to define the 21st?

Black Atlantis

Black Atlantis

Like Star Wars, Black Panther presents us not with science fiction but with myth, sharing with it what we might describe as “semi-feudal futurism” – a term far more appropriate for this film than “Afrofuturism,” thrown around in the mainstream media stripped of any meaningful political context. Why do white people love Black Panther, just as they love Star Wars?

Issue 6: Imperialism

Issue 6: Imperialism

Strategies and Solidarities • Theoretical Encounters • Conceptualizing Imperialism Today • Articulation and Modes of Production • Imperialism and the Comintern • Black Internationalism