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Richard Abernethy

Trump in Britain – Protests all the Way

Summary: Trump’s (un)diplomatic visit: uncertain relations between the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union: and the biggest protests against a foreign leader in British history –…

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Summary: Trump’s (un)diplomatic visit: uncertain relations between the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union: and the biggest protests against a foreign leader in British history – Editors.

Javier Sethness

The Fall of Der’aa: Assad’s Counter-Revolution Triumphant

Summary: The fall of Der’aa, the city where the Syrian revolution began, is a real tragedy for the forces of human liberation, as seen in this account by a member of the Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchis…

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Summary: The fall of Der’aa, the city where the Syrian revolution began, is a real tragedy for the forces of human liberation, as seen in this account by a member of the Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation. First appeared in Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice — Editors

Kevin B. Anderson

War, Imperialism, and Class Polarization on a Global Scale: From East Asia to the Middle East and from South Africa to Europe

Summary: Presented at the Chicago Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization; examines the N. Korea summit, Trump’s and the European far right, the Middle East, and the fate of 2 so…

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Summary: Presented at the Chicago Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization; examines the N. Korea summit, Trump’s and the European far right, the Middle East, and the fate of 2 societies that underwent actual revolutions, South Africa and China. A slightly abbreviated version appeared in New Politics Online on July 20, 2018.

Arvind Ghosh

When Marx Came Anew in Patna

Summary: Report of the international Marx bicentennial conference in Bihar, India. First appeared in Frontier — Editors

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Summary: Report of the international Marx bicentennial conference in Bihar, India. First appeared in Frontier — Editors

J Turk

The Supreme Court Joins Trump’s Plan for a Police State as Mass Protests Resist

Summary: Still another national mobilization – against seizures of refugee children and attacks on immigrant communities — has challenged Trump’s police state vision for America. At the same time, th…

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Summary: Still another national mobilization – against seizures of refugee children and attacks on immigrant communities — has challenged Trump’s police state vision for America. At the same time, the U.S. Supreme Court has certified the nativist, corporate, and misogynist policies of Trump and the Republican Party, which lays bare degenerate state-capitalism — Editors

Rocio Lopez

Free the Children!

Summary: On Trump regime’s kidnapping of 2342 refugee and migrant children and the resistance to this outrage — Editors

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Summary: On Trump regime’s kidnapping of 2342 refugee and migrant children and the resistance to this outrage — Editors

Paul Rubner

On Australia’s Black Dimension: The Northern Territory Intervention

Summary — The ‘Northern Territory Intervention’ launched by the Australian government in 2007 represents yet another episode in the long history of oppression and discrimination directed against this…

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Summary — The ‘Northern Territory Intervention’ launched by the Australian government in 2007 represents yet another episode in the long history of oppression and discrimination directed against this country’s First Australians. Paul Rubner reports on activist opposition — Editors

Coalition for Peace; Revolution and Social Justice (CPRSJ)

Walkout at the Left Forum against Ajamu Baraka’s Assad Apologism

Summary: The pro-Syria revolution left walked out of Green Party leader Ajamu Baraka’s speech at the Left Forum in New York, due to his longstanding support of the murderous Assad regime. First appear…

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Summary: The pro-Syria revolution left walked out of Green Party leader Ajamu Baraka’s speech at the Left Forum in New York, due to his longstanding support of the murderous Assad regime. First appeared in Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice (CPRSJ), here https://cprsj.wordpress.com/2018/06/19/walkout-at-the-left-forum-against-ajamu-barakas-assad-apologism/ — Editors

Peter Hudis

Racism and the Logic of Capitalism: A Fanonion Reconsideration

Summary: An examination of Frantz Fanon’s writings helps us to transcend one-sided class-reductionist analyses and equally one-sided affirmations of identity that bypass or ignore class. First appeare…

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Summary: An examination of Frantz Fanon’s writings helps us to transcend one-sided class-reductionist analyses and equally one-sided affirmations of identity that bypass or ignore class. First appeared in Historical Materialism 20:2 (2018) –Editors

Sankar Ray

Marx Was A Great Scholar in Mathematics, Linguistics

Summary: On Karl Marx’s Mathematical Manuscripts with a Special Supplement, translated and edited by Pradip Baksi, a Kolkata-based Marx scholar, and issued by Aakar Books. First published by India Pre…

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Summary: On Karl Marx’s Mathematical Manuscripts with a Special Supplement, translated and edited by Pradip Baksi, a Kolkata-based Marx scholar, and issued by Aakar Books. First published by India Press Agency (June 13) — Editors

Richard Abernethy

Oxford March to Save Our National Health Service

Summary: Health workers and supporters march for free health care for all, and workers’ rights — Editors

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Summary: Health workers and supporters march for free health care for all, and workers’ rights — Editors

Douglas Lain

[Video] What Does the Working Class Know? A Report on the Left Forum

Summary: Douglas Lain of Zero Books on what he takes to have been the highlights of Left Forum 2018. Marxist-Humanism features prominently, with Peter Hudis’s theorization of Marx’s concept of labor c…

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Summary: Douglas Lain of Zero Books on what he takes to have been the highlights of Left Forum 2018. Marxist-Humanism features prominently, with Peter Hudis’s theorization of Marx’s concept of labor contrasted to that of the late Moishe Postone –Editors

David Black

On CLR James and Hegel’s Dialectic

Summary: Based on a talk to the ‘No Peace in the Park: Psychedelic Bolshevik Day School’, 17 June 2017, Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield – slightly expanded in light of discussion — Editors

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Summary: Based on a talk to the ‘No Peace in the Park: Psychedelic Bolshevik Day School‘, 17 June 2017, Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield – slightly expanded in light of discussion — Editors

Marcelo Mendez

University of Contradictions: Campus Workers’ Strike at UCSC

Summary: A student writes on the university’s inextricable links to capitalism in relation to the mass strike at University of California, Santa Cruz by campus workers; includes some workers’ voices….

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Summary: A student writes on the university’s inextricable links to capitalism in relation to the mass strike at University of California, Santa Cruz by campus workers; includes some workers’ voices. Photo credit: Erika Mahoney — Editors

Kevin B. Anderson

Trump and Netanyahu Seek Imperial Realignment of Middle East via Brute Force, Massacring Palestinians and Threatening War on Iran

Summary: Links termination of Iran nuclear agreement to May 14 massacre in Palestine and threat of war in the region; first appeared in New Politics Online (May 21) — Editors

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Summary: Links termination of Iran nuclear agreement to May 14 massacre in Palestine and threat of war in the region; first appeared in New Politics Online (May 21) — Editors