Louis Proyect

Louis Proyect blogs at Louisproyect.org and is the moderator of the Marxism mailing list. In his spare time, he reviews films for CounterPunch.

Wajda’s Search for Freedom

Battlefield Poland

Sex, Repression, Censorship and Lady Macbeth

Hitler and the Lone Wolf Assassin

The Perils of Sectarianism

Films From the Battlelines: the 2017 Human Rights Film Festival

The High Cost of Gadgetry

Venezuela Reconsidered

Documenting Discontent: Talking With Jamsheed Akrami About Iranian Cinema

Andrzej Wajda, Art and the Struggle for Freedom

The Last Men in Aleppo

Left Power in an Age of Capitalist Decay

Documentaries That Punch

Corruption and Poverty in Bulgaria

Armenia’s Trail of Tears

Pop Cinema: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

What Caused the Holodomor?

Scialabba for the Defense

From Debs to Berlusconi: the Socially Relevant Film Festival

The Scab Economy: the Origins of America’s Anti-Union Movement

Socialism Betrayed? Inside the Ukrainian Holodomor

Steinbeck’s Red Devils

Nazi Youth as Human Mine Detonators

Drive-Thru Capitalism: Ray Kroc, Joy Mangano and the American Entrepreneur as Schemer

The Politics of a Punch: Richard Spencer and the Black Bloc

Is Our Future That of “Sense8” or “Mr. Robot”?

The Standout Films of 2016

What Turkey Has Become

The Outsider-Insider: Isaac Babel’s Big Mistake

Democracy, Mugabe-Style

Why “Trumbo” is One of the Most Important Films Ever Made

Sembène and the Spirit of Rebellion

The Politics of Extinction

Hannibal: Television in the Spirit of Buñuel

The End of Academic Freedom in America: the Case of Steven Salaita

Scenes from the Class Struggle in Iran

Chess as Metaphor

Thick as BRICS: an Illusory Alternative to Neoliberalism

The Communist Condition in Film

Migrating Through Hell: Quemada-Diez’s “La Jaula de Oro”

Jacobin and “The War on Syria”

Maid to Order: Scenes of Class Struggle in the Household

Probing the Deep State — On TV

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

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