Boris Kagarlitsky

Boris Kagarlitsky PhD is a historian and sociologist who lives in Moscow. He is a prolific author of books on the history and current politics of the Soviet Union and Russia and of books on the rise of globalized capitalism. Fourteen of his books have been translated into English. The most recent book in English is ‘From Empires to Imperialism: The State and the Rise of Bourgeois Civilisation’ (Routledge, 2014). Kagarlitsky is chief editor of the Russian-language online journal (The Worker). He is the director of the Institute for Globalization and Social Movements, located in Moscow.

The Nadezhdin Phenomenon

My Trip to Syktyvkar

Is This a False Vladimir? Does It Matter?

Letter From Prison

Idiots, No Longer Useful

A Plea to My Western Progressive Friends: Stop Helping Putin with Your Conciliatory and Ambiguous Statements

The Blitzkrieg Failed. What’s Next?

Immanuel Wallerstein, a Belated Farewell

The Spontaneous Politics of the Masses: Slavoj Žižek and the Yellow Vests

Trump and the Contradictions of Capitalism

Catalonia: The Revolt of the Rich?

Trump and the Contradictions of Capitalism

The Choices for the Left in the Age of Trump

Jeremy Corbyn: a Man Who Didn’t Try to Fashion a Career

Tsipras and the Vampires

Crimea Annexes Russia

The Problem With Russia’s Silicon Valley Scheme

The Left’s Broken Clock

The Lull Before the Russian Storm?

A Very Peaceful Russian Revolt

Why Managed Democracy Always Fails in a Crisis

The World’s Largest Pyramid Scheme

A Warning From Finland

The Food Speculators

While Russia Burned

The Class War on Leninsky Prospekt

My Hour as Talking Head in Moscow

Fallout from the Georgian War

The Growth of the Russian Labor Movement

A Marriage of Convenience

Two Congresses and a Funeral

Virtual Saddam Takes Aim