Paul Mattick Jr.
Paul Mattick Jr. (born 1944) is the son of German emigres Paul Mattick Sr. (1904-1981) and Ilse (Hamm) Mattick (1919-2009).
He was involved in the council communist group Root and Branch, which sporadically published a magazine/pamphlet series, starting in 1969. Other members included Jeremy Brecher, Peter St Clair, Elizabeth Long, William Russell, Elizabeth Jones, George Scialabba, and Peter Rachleff.
He was the editor of the International Journal of Political Economy, and is the author of Social Knowledge: An Essay on the Nature and Limits of Social Science (1986, 2d ed. 2020), Art in Its Time: Theories and Practices of Modern Aesthetics (2003), Business as Usual: The Economic Crisis and the Failure of Capitalism (2011), and Theory as Critique: Essays on Capital (2018). He has been the Field Notes (politics) editor of the Brooklyn Rail (www.brooklynrail.org) since 2014.
- Adelphi University: Faculty & Staff
- In Conversation: The Economic Crisis in Fact and Fiction: Paul Mattick with John Clegg and Aaron Benanav, The Brooklyn Rail
- on YouTube