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En una rueda de prensa realizada hoy en Iruñea [Euskal Herria] junto con la Secretaria General de LAB, Ainhoa Etxaide, el prestigioso intelectual estadounidense ha opinado que la Huelga General del 30 de mayo va a mostrar que “hay grandes colectividades que no están de acuerdo ni con Bruselas ni con los administradores que gestionan... Read More
[Spanish] “El requisito para cualquier proyecto socialista en el país vasco pasa por la independencia” Intelectual comprometido con los movimientos sociales, James Petras es uno de los sociólogos más destacados del mundo. Respondiendo a la invitacion del sindicato LAB y la Fundacion Ipar Hegoa estuvo en Euskal Herria para hablar de la crisis del imperialismo... Read More
Interview with rpaSUR - Video in Spanish rpaSUR hizo contacto vía telefónica con James Petras sociólogo estadounidense y profesor de la Universidad Binghamton en Nueva York. Quien acepto una breve entrevista acerca del acontecimiento político mas importante en Colombia actualmente, nos referimos a los diálogos de Paz entre las Farc EP y el Gobierno Santos.... Read More
Interview with mexican ABC Radio - Audio in Spanish Primera parte: (La entrevista comienza en el minuto 2:20) Segunda parte: Tercera parte:
James Petras
About James Petras

James Petras is a Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University, New York.

He is the author of more than 62 books published in 29 languages, and over 600 articles in professional journals, including the American Sociological Review, British Journal of Sociology, Social Research, and Journal of Peasant Studies. He has published over 2000 articles in nonprofessional journals such as the New York Times, the Guardian, the Nation, Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Policy, New Left Review, Partisan Review, TempsModerne, Le Monde Diplomatique, and his commentary is widely carried on the internet.

His publishers have included Random House, John Wiley, Westview, Routledge, Macmillan, Verso, Zed Books and Pluto Books. He is winner of the Career of Distinguished Service Award from the American Sociological Association’s Marxist Sociology Section, the Robert Kenny Award for Best Book, 2002, and the Best Dissertation, Western Political Science Association in 1968. His most recent titles include Unmasking Globalization: Imperialism of the Twenty-First Century (2001); co-author The Dynamics of Social Change in Latin America (2000), System in Crisis (2003), co-author Social Movements and State Power (2003), co-author Empire With Imperialism (2005), co-author)Multinationals on Trial (2006).

He has a long history of commitment to social justice, working in particular with the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement for 11 years. In 1973-76 he was a member of the Bertrand Russell Tribunal on Repression in Latin America. He writes a monthly column for the Mexican newspaper, La Jornada, and previously, for the Spanish daily, El Mundo. He received his B.A. from Boston University and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.

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