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John Bellamy Foster is the editor of Monthly Review and a professor of sociology at the University of Oregon. He has written extensively on political economy and ecology.

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Michael D. Yates is the associate editor of MR and editorial director of Monthly Review Press. An expert on labor and economics, he has taught in labor studies programs at schools across the United States, including Penn State, Cornell, and Indiana University.

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Harry Magdoff and Paul Sweezy

Harry Magdoff and Paul M. Sweezy, 1985

Harry Magdoff (1913–2006) was co-editor of Monthly Review from 1969 until his death. Before joining the magazine, he served as a chief economist at the Department of Commerce during the Second World War, and later worked as a special assistant to Secretary of Commerce Henry Wallace. His economic analyses of imperialism have been widely influential.

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     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)

 

Paul M. Sweezy (1910–2004) co-founded MR in 1949 with Leo Huberman (1903–1968). A professor of economics at Harvard and later a visiting professor and lecturer at many universities in the United States and abroad, Sweezy was the author of numerous books on economics and politics, including Theory of Capitalist Development (1942) and, with Paul A. Baran, Monopoly Capital (1966).

     Books

  • A Theory of Capitalist Development (1942)
  • Socialism (1949)
  • The Present as History (1953)
  • Cuba: Anatomy of a Revolution (with Leo Huberman, 1960)
  • Monopoly Capital (with Paul A. Baran, 1966)
  • Socialism in Cuba (with Leo Huberman, 1969)
  • Modern Capitalism and Other Essays (1972)
  • Post-Revolutionary Society (1980)
  • Four Lectures on Marxism (1981)

     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)
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