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The Editors

John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review. He has written widely on political economy and has established a reputation as a major environmental sociologist. He is professor of sociology at the University of Oregon.

Books Published

Harry Magdoff (1913-2006) directed studies of productivity for the WPA in the 1930s. Towards the end of the Second World War, he became chief economist in charge of the Current Business Analysis Division at the Department of Commerce where he oversaw publication of the Survey of Current Business. Later, he worked as special assistant to Secretary of Commerce Henry Wallace. He has also been employed as a financial analysis and insurance consultant. He is widely recognized for his economic analyses of imperialism and was co-editor of Monthly Review from 1969 until 2006.

Books Published

Books co-authored with Paul M. Sweezy:

  • The Dynamics of U.S. Capitalism (1970)
  • The End of Prosperity (1977)
  • The Deepening Crisis of U.S. Capitalism (1980)
  • Stagnation and the Financial Explosion (1987)
  • The Irreversible Crisis (1988)

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Harry Magdoff and Paul Sweezy

Editors, Harry Magdoff and Paul M. Sweezy, 1985

Paul M. Sweezy (1910-2004) was educated at Harvard University where he received his Ph.D. in 1937. His award-winning study on the English coal industry was published in 1938 and in 1942 his acclaimed Theory of Capitalist Development was published. In 1949 Sweezy founded Monthly Review (with the late Leo Huberman, 1903-1968).

Books Published

  • Theory of Capitalist Development (1942)
  • Socialism (1949)
  • Cuba: Anatomy of a Revolution (with Leo Huberman, 1960)
  • Monopoly Capital (with Paul Baran, 1966)
  • Socialism in Cuba (with Leo Huberman, 1969)

Books co-authored with Harry Magdoff:

  • The Dynamics of U.S. Capitalism (1970)
  • The End of Prosperity (1977)
  • The Deepening Crisis of U.S. Capitalism (1980)
  • Stagnation and the Financial Explosion (1987)
  • The Irreversible Crisis (1988)

Articles and Lectures published in collections:

  • The Present as History (1953)
  • Modern Capitalism and Other Essays (1972)
  • Post-Revolutionary Society (1980)
  • Four Lectures on Marxism (1981)

Associate Editor

Michael D. Yates is Associate Editor of Monthly Review and Editorial Director of Monthly Review Press. He is an expert on labor and economics and taught for many years at the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown. He has taught working people in Labor Studies programs across the United States.

Books Published

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