On Samir Amin’s Call for a Fifth International

Valentine M. Moghadam

Abstract


In his prodigious output, from works on capitalist development to analyses of Islamist movements to involvement in the World Social Forum, Samir Amin’s was a consistent voice for struggle against capitalism’s domination of the world and its peoples.  In this brief essay I address his call for a shift from movement to organization, indeed, toward a kind of Fifth International (Amin 2018a) and explain why I endorse it.

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Samir Amin; Fifth International; World Social Forum; Right-wing Populism

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.2019.953

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