'You can't have capitalism without racism' 'You can't have capitalism without racism'. Photo: Gary Pickburn / CC BY 2.0

Kevin Ovenden, author of a number of books including Malcolm X: Socialism and Black Nationalism, discusses the question of race and class from a Marxist perspective in light of recent debates

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Kevin Ovenden

Kevin Ovenden is a progressive journalist who has followed politics and social movements for 25 years. He is a leading activist in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle, led five successful aid convoys to break the siege on Gaza, and was aboard the Mavi Marmara aid ship when Israeli commandoes boarded it killing 10 people in May 2010. He is author of Syriza: Inside the Labyrinth.

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