Robert Brenner

Robert Brenner is an editor of Against the Current and New Left Review. He is a professor emeritus of history and director of the Center for Social Theory and Comparative History at UCLA, and the author of several books, including The Economics of Global Turbulence: the Advanced Capitalist Economies from Long Boom to Long Downturn, 1945–2005 (Verso, 2006) and Property and Progress: the Historical Origins and Social Foundations of Self-sustaining Growth (Verso, 2009). He contributed to the debate among Marxists on the “Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism.”

Escalating Plunder

Behind the Economic Turbulence
Against the Current, No. 200, May/June 2019

Ellen Meiksins Wood (1942-2016)
Against the Current, No. 181, March/April 2016

The Economy in a World of Trouble
Against the Current, No. 139, March/April 2009

Devastating Crisis Unfolds
Against the Current, No. 132, January/February 2008

Elections & the Democrats
Against the Current, No. 112, September/October 2004

Economic Turmoil from USA to Brazil
Against the Current, No. 107, November/December 2003

Neal Wood, 1922-2003
Against the Current, No. 107, November/December 2003

An Economy of Two, Three Many Enrons
Against the Current, No. 100, September/October 2002

The Economy After the Boom
Against the Current, No. 98, May/June 2002

The Looming Crisis of World Capitalism
Against the Current, No. 77, November/December 1998

A View of the Teamster Tragedy
Against the Current, No. 72, January/February 1998

Clinton's Failure & the Politics of U.S. Decline
Against the Current, No. 56, May/June 1995

Failing to Bring the State Back In
Against the Current, No. 46, September/October 1993

The Problem of Reformism
Against the Current, No. 43, March/April 1993

Soviet Union-Eastern Europe, Part II: Nature of the Transition
Against the Current, No. 31, March/April 1991

The Soviet Union & Eastern Europe, Part I
Against the Current, No. 30, January/February 1991