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The Shachtmanites rebut James Burnham's "Managerial Revolution" (1941)

Submitted by dalcassian on 1 July, 2016 - 11:36 Author: Albert Glotzer

THE publication of the book The Managerial Revolution by James Burnham has caused a considerable stir in numerous circles. The book, shrouded with an aura of mystery, is receiving a clever publicity campaign designed to make it sell in large quantities. Here at last, the publishers say, has come a man who not only explains many things about our world which is not widely understood, but provides an answer as to what will be the character of the future society.

Art and the Russian revolution

Submitted by Chris on 29 December, 2010 - 6:06 Author: Rachel Lever

Most interested Westerners hold the idea that art is 'free', a metter for the artist expressing him or herself without restrictions. The notion that art should be 'used' for ideological purposes is presented in the media as a perversion practised mainly by Stalinists.

A five part article, written in 1966/7(and republished in 1989) focuses on the role of art in the Russian revolution and working-class culture.

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