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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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Mariah Brennan Clegg

August 11, 2018

[Discussion Article] State, Capital, and Ecology

Summary: Presented to the Chicago Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization in July. We are publishing this as a discussion article because there are various views on this subject…

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Peter Hudis,
Burke Stanton

August 6, 2018 Length: 811 words

Chicago Protest to Shut Down Lake Shore Drive and March to Wrigley Field

Summary: August 2 march succeeds in a rare shutdown of Lake Shore Drive, as protestors from South Side bring grievances of the Black community into the affluent North Side, garnering national attentio…

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Rhaysa Ruas da Fonseca

August 6, 2018 Length: 4685 words

Brazil’s Racial Capitalism at a Turning Point: Rising Militarization after Two Decades of Workers’ Party Government

Summary: The far right is poised to take power as the cultural and political crisis deepens in Brazil, with increasing repression and militarization of society. This is seen in Marielle Franco’s assas…

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Ali Reza

August 5, 2018 Length: 1939 words

On Iran and the Middle East

Summary: On popular struggles inside Iran, the stakes in Israel and Palestine, and the responsibilities of Marxist-Humanists. Excerpted from a presentation to the Chicago Convention of the Internation…

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Kevin B. Anderson

August 4, 2018 Length: 4468 words

Marxism and Freedom after Sixty Years, for Yesterday and Today

Summary: Focuses on Dunayevkaya’s treatment of both the dialectics of revolution in Hegel, Marx, and Lenin and the “movement from practice that is itself a form of theory,” as seen in the Hungarian wo…

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Lilia D. Monzó

August 3, 2018 Length: 5580 words

Marxist-Humanist Perspectives on Race, Gender and Immigration

Summary: Current anti-immigrant sentiment and policies highlight the need to clarify our position as Marxist-Humanists on the dialectics of race and class. The courageous challenge to these policies p…

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Stephan Hammel

August 1, 2018 Length: 1503 words

Crisis of Neoliberalism or Crisis of Capitalism?

Summary: Based on a talk given at the panel on “Revitalizing Revolutionary Theory and Practice,” Loyola University July 13, 2018, sponsored by Loyola University and the International Marxist-Humanist…

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Peter Hudis

July 31, 2018 Length: 1920 words

Why Humanism Matters in the Fight Against Capital

Summary: The dehumanization inherent in the US government’s tearing of migrant children from their families is rooted in the alienated logic of capital, which reduces creative to abstract labor. It is…

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Rocio Lopez,
Kevork Sassouni

July 28, 2018 Length: 1094 words

Road to Change: March for Our Lives & Black Lives Matter Town Hall

Summary:  Public meeting in South Central Los Angeles brings together youth activists from March for Our Lives and Black Lives Matter for discussion of different forms of violence affecting US youth a…

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Richard Abernethy

July 17, 2018 Length: 908 words

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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Javier Sethness

July 17, 2018

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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