- Platypus Review #136 is out!Issue #136 of the Platypus Review is now online!
- Platypus International Convention 202128 March - 10 April, online.
- Platypus VirtualDuring the corona-virus outbreak, Platypus has moved its international reading groups and public fora online.
- Marxism in the Age of Trump book!Trump’s victory is the beginning not the end of a process of transforming the Republican Party as well as mainstream politics more generally that is his avowed goal. So the question is the transformation of democracy—of how liberal democratic politics is conducted. This was bound to change, with or without Trump. Now, with Trump, the issue is posed point-blank. There’s no avoiding the crisis of neoliberalism.
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On Saturday, September 5, 2020, the Platypus Affiliated Society hosted a virtual panel discussion with Adam J. Sacks (professor of history at the University of Hong Kong and contributor to Jacobin), Ben Lewis (member of the Communist Party of Great Britain), Jason Wright (member of the Bolshevik Tendency) and Chris Cutrone (founding member of the Platypus Affiliated Society and professor of art history at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago). What follows is an edited transcript of the event.
Am Anfang des vergangenen Jahrhunderts kam es in der Naturwissenschaft zu einer tiefgreifenden Krise: In der Zeit um 1900 erwiesen sich die Vorstellungen und Begriffe, die man sich bis dahin in der klassischen Physik von der Materie gemacht hatte, als nicht mehr länger haltbar.