The International Marxist-Humanist

For a Humanist Alternative to Capitalism

What is Democratic Socialism? What is Socialist Democracy?

Reviews new book by Alexandros Chrysis, ‘True Democracy’ as a Prelude to Communism: The Marx of Democracy. Explores meaning of democratic socialism and socialist democracy through discussion of Marx’s early writings on politics (1837-43) and their political/philosophical significance for today — Editors

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Hungary’s Winter of Discontent

While Viktor Orbán’s regime has become a beacon for the hard right in Europe and beyond, it is now being challenged by mass protests over work hours and other issues. But the opposition has serious contradictions – Editors

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The Struggle in France Goes On!

Yellow Vests and key trade unions unite in large demonstrations against neoliberal policies of Macron government. Poster states: “The Future Belongs to Those Who Struggle” — Editors

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LA Strike: Self-Mobilization of Teachers and Communities

The massive and partially victorious LA teachers’ strike showed a new teacher militancy, widespread community participation especially in Latinx neighborhoods, and new issues brought to the fore by this historic confrontation between labor and the power structure — Editors

By Ndindi Kitonga; Lilia Monzo; Valencia Rivera; Kevin B. Anderson

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Capitalism is a Curse for Humanity

In this piece, Lalan, a worker in Nagpur, India, reflects upon his experiences, past and present, of so called “accidents” at work, and their relationship to capitalism’s demand for profit. Originally written in Hindi, translated by Arvind Ghosh.

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Ecology, Feminism and the Renewal of Marxism

Summary: As awareness grows relative to the pernicious nature of capital in regards to both ecological destruction and gender oppression, there is a need to work out a truly inclusive, non-hierarchical and ecologically sustainable alternative to capitalism. Presented at the Chicago Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization in July–Editors

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Draft Thesis: The Turning Point

The assessment of Goldwater in this draft thesis is referenced in the recent International Marxist-Humanist Organization article, Theoretical and Practical Perspectives for Overcoming Capitalism.

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Dunayevskaya Collection

We are linking to the online version of the Raya Dunayevskaya Collection, which makes her germinal writings more widely available than before. (Her books have long been on our Literature Pages.)

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