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Kevin B. Anderson

December 23, 2018

Marx on Nationalism, Class, and Revolution

Summary: Challenges notion that Marx dismissed or ignored nationalism by examining the Communist Manifesto and his writing on Poland and Ireland, which go far beyond solely economic considerations. Wr…

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Ali Kiani

December 12, 2018 Length: 576 words

Follow-Up on Report of Sugar Workers Strike in Iran

Summary: Workers at Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane factory, women and men, gain support from other working people for their strike — Editors

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December 6, 2018 Length: 627 words

A Day of Action Against Fascism and Racism

Summary: The International Marxist-Humanist Organization has endorsed this Day of Action — Editors

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Raihan Ahmed,
Mark Jay

November 28, 2018 Length: 3484 words

Free Shahidul Alam! Authoritarianism and Dissent in Bangladesh

Summary: The recent arrest of the internationally renowned activist and journalist Shahidul Alam in Bangladesh reveals the authoritarian character of the Bangladeshi government’s rule. In this article…

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David Black

November 22, 2018 Length: 4143 words

Commemorating Helen Macfarlane (1818-60): Slavery, Abolitionism and the Roots of Scottish Marxism

Summary: A recent BBC television documentary, Slavery: Scotland’s Hidden Shame, calls to mind the writings of the Scottish Chartist, Helen Macfarlane – born 200 years ago. — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson,
Chris Nineham

November 21, 2018 Length: 6 words

[audio] Marx & Colonialism

Summary: Chris Nineham interviews Kevin B. Anderson on race, colonialism and revolution, especially in Marx’s late writings. First appeared in Counterfire (22 minutes) — Editors

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Khalfani Malik Khaldun

November 16, 2018 Length: 4283 words

Human and Civil Rights Complaint Against the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility

Summary: This “Political Press Release” by the New Afrikan political prisoner Khalfani Malik Khaldun is a call for action in support of his right to proper treatment and a fair trial. As someone victi…

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Richard Abernethy

November 12, 2018 Length: 888 words

Film Review: Peterloo

Summary: Two centuries after the event, a new film commemorates the Peterloo massacre of workers by British troops in Manchester, UK. – Editors.

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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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Heather A. Brown

October 22, 2018 Length: 1750 words

Ford Takes on Kavanaugh Amid the Revolutionary Ferment of the #MeToo Movement – With a New Postscript

Summary: First published on September 30, now with a postscript about the consequences of Kavanaugh’s confirmation — 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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Rocio Lopez

October 13, 2018 Length: 408 words

Solidarity with the Nicaraguan People Against the Ortega Regime

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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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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