Archives / March 2010

  • When James O’Connor (2002 [1973]) first wrote The Fiscal Crisis of the State in 1973, later followed by Erik Olin Wright’s (1977) Class, Crisis and the State, progressive and radical scholars were debating whether or not there was a relative autonomy of the state (see, for instance, Miller 1986) in contrast to Marx’s position that […]

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  • First, the good news: President Barack Obama nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor as the next Justice of the US Supreme Court (by the time this appears in print, Judge Sotomayor will presumably have been approved and is now sitting on the US Supreme Court). A native of the Bronx, New York and the child of Puerto […]

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