"The concept associated with Black Marxism that I find most productive and most potentially transformative is the concept of racial capitalism.... Global capitalism cannot be adequately comprehended if the racial dimension of capitalism is ignored."
Marx’s original definition concerned political power as the direct manifestation of class antagonism, coupled with its opposite: the abolition of political power properly so-called in a fully realized socialist society. But what happens in between? Is it possible to break entrenched political power without necessarily resorting to the exercise of a fully articulated system of political power?
Bringing together scholars from across fields, Chiara Bottici and Banu Bargu have set out to curate a vital collection of reflections on the trajectory of Nancy Fraser’s thought across a career spanning nearly four decades.