The International Marxist-Humanist

For a Humanist Alternative to Capitalism

No War on Iran for the Saudis!

Summary: Statement by the International Marxist Humanist Organization against war and imperialist sanctions. While the attack, attributed to Iran, on the Saudi oil processing plant shows the vulnerability of US allies in the region, the new financial sanctions the US is using against Iran — and also Venezuela — constitute an unprecedented type of imperialist intervention, in addition to threats of outright war — Editors

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In Memoriam: Lisa Lubow

Summary: Remarks delivered to the July 20 memorial meeting for scholar activist Lisa Lubow (1954-2019), at Glendale Community College, CA. Lisa linked her fierce opposition to environmental destruction to its underlying roots in the capitalist system through the Converging Storms Action Network, which she co-founded — Editors

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GM strikers push beyond fairness

Summary: The strike against General Motors by 49,000 members of the United Autoworkers, which began September 15, has caught the attention of the country.

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The Amazon Burns and the Politics of Death: Resisting the Commodification of Our Future

Summary: The Bolsonaro administration is allowing the Amazon to burn as part of a project to accelerate capital accumulation, but is meeting massive resistance both at home and abroad. First appeared in New Politics Online, Aug. 30, 2019, here: https://newpol.org/the-amazon-burns-and-the-politics-of-death-resisting-the-commodification-of-our-future/   

Portuguese translation here.

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The International Marxist-Humanist Organization (IMHO), the publisher of this journal, aims to develop and project a viable vision of an alternative to capitalism - a new, human society - that can give direction to today’s freedom struggles.

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  • [Los Angeles] Democracy and Socialism: In Marx and in Today’s “Democratic Socialism”

    Date: October 20, 2019

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  • [Chicago] The Green New Deal: Realistic Proposal or Fantasy?

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    Date: November 13, 2019

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Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya

and Other Marxist-Humanist Classics

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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