Louis Proyect

Louis Proyect blogged at https://louisproyect.wordpress.com and was the moderator of the Marxism mailing list. In his spare time, he reviewed films for CounterPunch.

What Now? The Left in a Time of Lowered Expectations

Manufacturing Denial

The Female Power of Danish Noir

The Lives of American Communists After Communism

On Native Land

Turning Oppressive Realing Into Great Art

The Economics of Hollywood

Mindless Entertainment While Awaiting the Next Mass Extinction

The Topless Dancer, Slavery and the Origins of Capitalism

Acting for Your Life on LA’s Skid Row

The Life, Loves, Wars and Foibles of Edward Abbey

The Poems of Paul Pines

Trial-by-Fire in Syria

The Political Economy of Fashion

Water, Capitalism and Catastrophism

The Black Struggle Against Slavery

The New Face of the American Class Struggle

My Secret Fascination with Michel Houellebecq

Eyes Wide Open in Afghanistan

Films on the Lives of Ordinary People

Can the Net Drive Social Movements?

The Mirror of Vietnam

Guns for Hire in Abkhazia

The Cinema of Cruelty

Why Selma Matters Now More Than Ever

Reading Trotsky While Watching Kurosawa

The Year in Film

The Rise of Podemos

Melodramas for Middlebrows

Inside the Grey Lady

The Business of “Art vs. Commerce” in Hollywood

Goodbye Leninism

Lost in Space With Christopher Nolan

M. Junaid Alam: Presente!

Political Minimalism and “The Death of Klinghoffer”

Nazi Germany and the Swedes

Why You Should Junk Netflix

The Speech Bernie Sanders Should Give But Won’t

The Existential Crisis of Work

How Stieg Larsson Exposed the Swedish Far Right

Sweden and the Renaissance of Marxist Crime Stories

Cancer, Politics and Capitalism

Gunning for Vandana Shiva

Alternatives to Netflix

Smoking Hot Soap Operas

The Mad, Mad Mayan World of Mel Gibson

A Survival Guide to Summer Blockbusters

Sectarian Delusions on the American Left

Korean Border Noir

Children of Paradise and the Redemptive Power of Art