On Samir Amin’s Call for a Fifth International
Keywords:Samir Amin, Fifth International, World Social Forum, Right-wing Populism
AbstractIn 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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