Articles by: Edward Liger Smith

Book Review: Vijay Prashad – Washington Bullets

Book Review: Vijay Prashad – Washington Bullets

A common line of argument from the contemporary American left is that “socialism has never been tried.” It’s understandable that Western socialists would make this argument to members of the US proletariat, who have been deeply affected by years of red scare propaganda. This argument however, ignores the millions who have struggled and died in an effort to move beyond[Read More…]

by 10/07/2021 1 comment Book Review
American Slavery and Global Capitalism

American Slavery and Global Capitalism

Edward Baptiste’s The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism attempts to provide a material analysis of the development of Slavery in the United States leading up to the Civil War. In doing so he reveals the origin of capitalism, and Western Economic Supremacy, to be the Southern Slave Plantations, who provided Northern and English Capitalists with[Read More…]

by 04/07/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights