On the Demise of Left-Wing Parties in Europe, Empires and the Current Value of Marx

An Interview with Kees van der Pijl, Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the University of Sussex, published at Theory Talks

Capitalism and the West as a dominant and exportable, imposable way of life will wither together, just as they have arisen in that specific combination; the big question is whether that process is now in progress. In any case, as recent history has shown, western capitalism with all its necessary ideological underpinnings cannot be put in a box and transported to, for instance, Afghanistan, Iraq or China.

Read the Interview