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Maria Brennan Clegg

October 25, 2018 Length: 732 words

Speech in Support of Campus Workers Strike

Summary: Delivered to a rally of campus workers and their supporters at University of California, Santa Barbara – Editors

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Kieran Durkin

October 21, 2018 Length: 2444 words

Marxism and Freedom: Dunayevskaya’s Contributions to Marxism and Liberation

Summary: Examines the book’s underlying humanism and critique of totalitarianism, sixty years later — Editors

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Mark Carroll

October 12, 2018 Length: 795 words

Movements for Justice continue in Chicago as Officer Van Dyke Found Guilty

Reflections on racial inequalities and the meaning of the conviction of police officer Jason Van Dyke.

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Sam Friedman

October 6, 2018 Length: 86 words

The Crisis—October 6, 2018

How many rapists sit robed in our courts? How many abusers strut sated in Senates? How many centuries have prick-wielders reigned? How many lives have these ruling thugs ruined? Why should we respect…

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Kevin B. Anderson

October 6, 2018 Length: 6945 words

Marx at 200: Beyond Capital and Class Alone

Summary: As we view Marx on his 200th anniversary, it is important to see both his brilliant generalizations about capitalist society and the very concrete ways in which he examined not only class, bu…

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Heather A. Brown

September 30, 2018 Length: 1187 words

Ford Takes on Kavanaugh Amid the Revolutionary Ferment of the #MeToo Movement

On Thursday, September 27, many in the US and throughout the world sat riveted to their digital screens as Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh testified before the Senate Judiciary Com…

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Peter McLaren

September 29, 2018 Length: 3452 words

Traveling with Joel

Summary: On the life and work of one of the founding figures of eco-socialism, Joel Kovel, who was a socialist humanist, a psychoanalytic Marxist, and so much more. First published in Capitalism Natur…

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Karel Ludenhoff

September 24, 2018 Length: 11140 words

Marx, Socialism, and Ecology

Summary: Discussion of the larger theoretical implications of Kohei Saito’s Karl Marx’s Ecosocialism: Capital, Nature, and the Unfinished Critique of Political Economy, Monthly Review Press, 2017. Fir…

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Jonas Grahn

September 23, 2018 Length: 963 words

New Forces of Both Left and Right Advance in Swedish Elections

Summary: Two weeks have passed since the general election in Sweden and still no government has been formed. Both of the two traditional blocks received around 40 % of the vote, and thus cannot form a…

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Rocio Lopez

September 23, 2018 Length: 374 words

Solidarity with the Nicaraguan People Against the Ortega Regime (old)

Summary: Calls on US and international left to support the uprising against the increasingly reactionary, repressive, and misogynist Ortega regime. First appeared on September 16, 2018 on the website…

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Ali Kiani

September 20, 2018 Length: 4035 words

Wars in the Middle East Since Trump

Summary: Covers events in Yemen, Iran, Palestine-Israel, and US response. Based upon an August presentation at the LA Peace Center — Editors

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Kevork Sassouni

August 21, 2018 Length: 815 words

Noise Demo in Solidarity with Prison Strike at LA’s Twin Tower Correctional Facility

Summary: Leftist groups gather in front of Twin Tower Correctional Facility in Downtown Los Angeles for noise demonstration in solidarity with prisoners going on strike nationwide — Editors

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Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement

August 20, 2018 Length: 772 words

South Africa—S’bu Zikode is Underground

Summary: This urgent statement from Abahlali baseMjondolo, a revolutionary shack-dweller’s movement in South Africa that has done vital work in promoting public housing and opposing evictions, is in r…

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David Black

August 15, 2018 Length: 3689 words

Sixty Years of Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom: Then and Now

Summary: On the book’s reception at the time of its publication by intellectuals like Alasdair MacIntyre and Paul Mattick, as well as labor activists like Harry McShane and Sheila Leslie; its impact o…

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J Turk

August 14, 2018 Length: 3307 words

Politicalization of Philosophy Then and Now

Summary: Raya Dunayevskaya’s concept of the “politicalization of philosophy” routes political analyses through Marxist-Humanist roots. As method for any area of activity, it’s a way to avoid succumbin…

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