Greg Albo
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
York University
"Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently."

- Rosa Luxemburg


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Left Links Pages[return to top]

Journals[return to top]

  • Against the Current: is Solidarity's bi-monthly analytical journal, and is a contribution to a broad discussion of a wide variety of issues among the Left. An in-depth analysis and a thorough review of issues is the norm for this magazine.
  • Amandla: is a new and exciting popular left monthly magazine launched in South Africa in April 2007 by Amandla Publishers.
  • Antipode - A Radical Journal of Geography: has been publishing radical thinking on the subjects of place, space, landscape, scale, environment, uneven development, boundaries and connections for nearly 40 years.
  • Cambridge Journal of Economics: founded in 1977 in the traditions of Marx, Keynes, Kalecki, Joan Robinson and Kaldor, provides a forum for theoretical, applied, policy and methodological research into social and economic issues.
  • Canadian Dimension Magazine: published 6 times per year, including 2 double issues. We are a magazine which shows there is an alternative to the corporate agenda and the dictates of the global market; that the dream of a better society is still alive. Founded in 1963 by Cy Gonick.
  • Capital and Class: provides a critique of global capitalism in the Marxist tradition, reaching out into the labour, trade union and other radical movements, such as anti-racism, environmentalism and feminism. Published three times a year, since 1977.
  • Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: leading international journal on ecological socialism.
  • China Left Review: a bilingual web-journal brought to you by the China Study Group.
  • Critical Sociology: publishes articles from all perspectives within a broad definition of critical or radical social science. The journal grew out of tumultuous times of the late 1960s.
  • Dollars & Sense: publishes economic news and analysis, reports on economic justice activism, primers on economic topics, and critiques of the mainstream media's coverage of the economy.
  • Feminist Economics: a peer-reviewed journal that provides an open forum for dialogue and debate about feminist economic perspectives.
  • Green Left Weekly: launched in 1990 by progressive activists to present the views excluded by the big business media, is now Australia's leading source of local, national and international news, analysis, and discussion and debate to strengthen the anti-capitalist movements.
  • Historical Materialism: is a Marxist journal, appearing four times a year, based in London. Founded in 1997.
  • International Socialist Review: is published bimonthly by the Center for Economic Research and Social Change.
  • Journal of Post-Keynesian Eonomics: scholarly journal of innovative theoretical and empirical work that sheds fresh light on contemporary economic problems. It is committed to the principle that cumulative development of economic theory is only possible when the theory is continuously subjected to scrutiny in terms of its ability both to explain the real world and to provide a reliable guide to public policy.
  • Labor Notes: is a non-profit organization that has been the voice of union activists who want to "put the movement back in the labor movement" since 1979.
  • Labour, Capital and Society / Travail, capital et société: is an interdisciplinary, bilingual, refereed journal on labour issues concerning the regions of Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. It is published twice a year. Established in 1979.
  • Labour / Le travail: Journal of Canadian Labour Studies/Revue d'Études Ouvrières Canadiennes. (back issues online)
  • Latin American Perspectives: founded in 1974, is a theoretical and scholarly journal for discussion and debate on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas.
  • Links: International Journal of Socialist Renewal: a journal for the post Cold War left; a journal that rejects the Stalinist distortion of the socialist project; a journal that takes into account ecological questions; a journal that is taking steps to unify and bring together the forces for socialism in the world today; a journal that aspires to unite Marxists from different political traditions because it discusses openly and constructively. Founded 1994.
  • Monthly Review: began publication in New York City (May 1949), as cold war hysteria gathered force in the United States. The first issue featured the lead article Why Socialism? by Albert Einstein. And this is their web blog: MRZine.
  • New Labor Forum: provides a place for labor and its allies to test new ideas and debate old ones. Founded 1997.
  • New Left Review: established for forty years as a key journal of the international Left, NLR has been transformed since 2000 into a new resource for the new century. Founded 1960.
  • New Political Economy: interdisciplinary international journal founded 1996.
  • Presse-toi à gauche: Nous sommes un groupe de rédacteurs et rédactrices, d'auteurs et journalistes, de militants et militantes, de caricaturistes, graphistes et spécialistes en informatique, désireux de faire vivre au jour le jour une agora et une tribune pour la gauche en marche du Québec.
  • Race and Class: foremost English language journal on racism and imperialism in the world today - contains contributions from scientists, artists, novelists, journalists, politicians and black and Third World activists and scholars.
  • Radical America (1967-1999): was a product of the campus-based New Left of the late 1960s, specifically the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), but the magazine long outlived its seedbed. Its trajectory shows something about the effort to place an intellectual stamp on the radical impulses of the late twentieth century.
  • Radical Teacher: is an independent magazine for educational workers at all levels and in every kind of institution. The magazine focuses on critical teaching practice, the political economy of education, and institutional struggles.
  • Redwire Magazine: provides Native youth with an uncensored forum for discussion, in order to help youth find their own voice.
  • Research in Political Economy: Edited by Paul Zarembka, founded 1997.
  • Rethinking Marxism: engages and sustains critical conversations about the tremendous challenges and exciting opportunities facing Marxism and the global Left. Founded in 1988.
  • Review of International Political Economy: has successfully established itself as a leading international journal dedicated to the systematic exploration of the international political economy from a plurality of perspectives.
  • Science and Society: Published quarterly since 1936, Science & Society is the longest continuously published journal of Marxist scholarship, in any language, in the world.
  • Socialism and Democracy
  • Socialist Register: intellectual lodestone of the international left since 1964, was founded by Ralph Miliband and John Saville in London.
  • Socialist Studies: published by the Society for Socialist Studies, is peer-reviewed and interdisciplinary. The Society's purpose is to facilitate and encourage research and analysis in Canada with emphasis on socialist, feminist, ecological, and anti-racist points of view. Launched in 2005.
  • Studies in Political Economy: is an interdisciplinary journal committed to the publication of original work in the various traditions of socialist political economy. Established in 1979.
  • Studies in Social Justice: dealing with the social, cultural, economic, political, and philosophical problems associated with the struggle for social justice.
  • Upping the Anti: is a radical journal of theory and action which provides a space to address and discuss unresolved questions and dynamics within the anti-capitalist, anti-oppression, and anti-imperialist politics of today's radical left in Canada. Founded in 2005.
  • Relay: A Socialist Project Review
Left News and Commentary[return to top]

  • Act Up In Sask: Saskatchewan's Online Activist Network
  • Briarpatch: fighting the war on error. Briarpatch provides a thoughtful, principled, and irreverent alternative to the false consensus of the corporate media. Founded in 1973
  • Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA): is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social and economic justice. Founded in 1980.
  • The Citizens' Press: news and views for the Working People of New Brunswick.
  • Climate and Capitalism: aims to present a wide range of Marxist perspectives on climate change, and to provide socialists with the information and analysis they need to understand and respond to the crisis.
  • The Dominion: Canada's grassroots national newspaper. Founded 2003.
  • EcoSocialism Canada (ESC): blog dealing with all environmental issues.
  • Frontlines: daily and online; newspaper of the Left.
  • L'Humanité: translation in English of selected articles from the French daily newspaper.
  • In Defence of Marxism: website of the International Marxist Tendency.
  • Insumisos: Spanish language portal for most topics related to Latin America by Latin American researchers and scholars. Includes links to many sites covering the topic.
    Portal para la mayoria de los temas candentes sobre Latino America por Investivadores e intelectuales Latino Americano incluye enlaces para muchos sitios web sobre este asunto.
  • Insurgent American: a practical strategic resource.
  • Institute For Globalization and Social Movements: news and analysis from Russia.
  • critical analysis of Iranian politics in the context of global political economy
  • LaborStart: Where trade unionists start their day on the net.
  • Leftnews : designed to give the left-of-centre alternatives to the right-wing media, and provide a place for discussion.
  • Levy Economics Institute : is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization. Founded in 1986.
  • Marxmail mailing list and archive
  • People's Voice: Canada's leading communist newspaper - latest news on the fightback from coast to coast.
  • Post-Autistic Economics Network: heterodox economics, sanity, humanity and science, pluralism in economics.
  • Progressive Economics Forum: the general goal of PEF is to promote the development of a progressive economics community in Canada.
  • Rabble: built on the efforts of progressive journalists, writers, artists and activists across the country. Launched on April 18, 2001, just before the protests against the Summit of the Americas in Quebec City, and leapt onto the Net with the kind of coverage you could only get from the point of view of the rabble.
  • Radical Notes: endeavors to coordinate the radical voices around the globe, with special focus on South Asia.
  • The Real News: is a non-profit news and documentary network focused on providing independent and uncompromising journalism.
  • Real-World Economics Review Blog (RWER): on November 8, 2009 this site was launched as a communal blog for contributors to the real-world economics review.
  • Seven Oaks: a weekly, online magazine based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Launched February 21, 2004, it aims to be a non-sectarian voice for progressive change.
  • Socialist Economic Bulletin: a Bulletin of Socialist Economic Analysis published by Ken Livingstone.
  • Socialist Voice: is a forum for discussion of today's struggles of the workers and oppressed from the standpoint of revolutionary Marxism. It is based in Canada but is international in scope.
  • Straight Goods: is a watchdog working for Canadian consumers and citizens. Its purpose is to help you save money, protect your rights and untangle spin with investigative reports.
  • Turtle Island Native Network: Aboriginal news and information network.
  • ZNet: a community of people commited to social change.
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