international journal of critical letters and emancipatory politics

affiliated society

Statement of purpose

Platypus Affiliated Society web site


group education

Marxist reading group: Chicago, Boston, and NYC 2008-09

Marxist reading group: Loyola University/Chicago North side Spring 2009

Special discussion sessions

public education

The Platypus Review
Current: Issue #33 (March, 2011) | on-line

Public fora

Lectures, interviews and talks


Film screening discussions

Political protest interventions

University of Chicago
Students for a Democratic Society

discussion sites

Yahoo! Group

Facebook group

New York City Google group

MySpace group


Introducing Platypus
Report and bibliography for an attempt at reformulating the Marxian Left in Chicago in 2006
by Chris Cutrone
Originally published in AREA Chicago magazine #3, Summer/Fall 2006
(September 11, 2006)

[PDF]   [PDF booklet]   [PDF page spread]

"The Left is Dead! — Long Live the Left!"
Vicissitudes of historical consciousness and possibilities for emancipatory social politics today
by Chris Cutrone
(May 1, 2007)

[PDF leaflet]

[PDF all texts]   [PDF all texts booklet]

Organization, political action, history, and consciousness: on anarchism and Marxism
A response to Mayday magazine (UK) inaugural issue #1 (Winter 2007-08)
by Chris Cutrone
(January 15, 2008)

[PDF manuscript]

"Let the dead bury the dead!"Marxism vs. anarchism
Response to the Principia Dialectica (UK) leaflet commemorating May 1968
by Chris Cutrone
(May 13, 2008)

[PDF manuscript]


home | journal | society | fora | review | discuss | reading group | NYC | contact