How does race relate to class in capitalism? Is it intrinsic and essential to the reproduction of capital, or merely an accidental feature of particular capitals? In this recent essay by Richard Seymour, and originally published on his Patreon, Seymour considers a debate within Marxism on the relationship between class, race and capitalism.
Frantz Fanon, the great Martinican psychiatrist, philosopher and revolutionary, was born on this day in 1925. In this extract from Fanon: A Biography, David Macey explores the afterlives of Fanon's thought.
How should we think about the relationship between race and class on the left? As Christina Heatherton reminds us in this series of reflections on David Roediger's new book Class, Race, and Marxismthe point is not to be right, but to get free.