Laurence Cox is Associate Professor in Sociology, National University of Ireland Maynooth. A long-time activist, he co-founded the social movement journal Interface and researches popular struggles for a better world. He is co-author of We Make Our Own History: Marxism, Social Movements and the Twilight of Neoliberalism (Pluto, 2014) and co-editor of Revolution in the Air?: 1968 in the Global North (Pluto, 2018). With Alf Gunvald Nilsen he edits the Pluto Press series Social Movements / Activist Research.
After Brexit and the election of Trump, Laurence Cox and Alf Gunvald Nilsen explore what the future holds for social movements now neoliberalism’s end is within reach.Read full article
Every book you need as Trump approaches his one year anniversary of eating McDonalds in the White House. featuring Lawrence Grossberg’s brand-new ‘Under the Cover Chaos’.Read full article
1968 was the highpoint of a cycle of popular struggles that shook edifices of power across the world. In this blog, Laurence Cox records the struggles that challenged racism and patriarchy, colonialism, heteronormativity and authoritarianism.Read full article
Extracted from Voices of 1968, this text by the Italian Potere Operaio looks back to the May 1968 revolutions, calling for workers to organise from the grassroots.Read full article