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Summary: May Day extended into a week of distinctive protests by campus workers, women prisoners, and police reform activists, in resistance to the powers that be — Editors
Summary: May Day statement from Nagpur, India – Editors
Statement of support for Moroccan historian, journalist, and human rights activist Maati Monjib, who has also translated Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom and works by Victor Serge into Arabic — Editors
Reviews new book by Alexandros Chrysis, ‘True Democracy’ as a Prelude to Communism: The Marx of Democracy. Explores meaning of democratic socialism and socialist democracy through discussion of Marx’s early writings on politics (1837-43) and their political/philosophical significance for today — Editors
Protesting escalating US imperialist aggression against Venezuela, while also calling for socialist democracy in the face of both US imperialism and an internal turn toward authoritarianism. First appeared on March 20, 2019 on website of Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice (CPRSJ), here – Editors
This essay was originally published as a pamphlet by the John MacLean Society in Glasgow, Scotland in 1993. We make it available now because of growing interest in the relation between everyday freedom struggles and a philosophy of liberation — Editors
In this January 2019 talk to an ongoing study group in Sheffield, UK (contact us for more info), Peter Hudis introduces Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom and takes up its importance for today – Editors
The following is an excerpt from Rosa Luxemburgo y la reinvención de la política. Una lectura desde América Latina, scheduled for publication on January 15th by Editorial El Colectivo and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (Argentina).
The piece was originally published here.
Translated by Nicolas Allen
The massive and partially victorious LA teachers’ strike showed a new teacher militancy, widespread community participation especially in Latinx neighborhoods, and new issues brought to the fore by this historic confrontation between labor and the power structure — Editors
By Ndindi Kitonga; Lilia Monzo; Valencia Rivera; Kevin B. Anderson
We are publishing this article from Venezuelan socialists in order to stimulate discussion about how to oppose imperialist pressure/intervention against their country by the reactionary Trump administration and its allies. As revolutionaries, many of us based inside the imperialist countries, we need to direct most of our fire against Trump and other would-be interventionists. This is especially crucial given the administration’s outright threat of a U.S. military invasion of Venezuela and the sanctions it imposed on importing oil from Venezuela on January 29, which will have a devastating impact on lives of its people. This marks the most open and virulent effort on the part of the U.S. to violate the sovereignty of a Latin American nation in 30 years. At the same time, our opposition to imperialism is on a Marxist-Humanist basis. Therefore we also oppose the Maduro regime’s increasingly anti-democratic and autocratic policies, without in any way supporting the rightwing U.S.-backed opposition. We look forward to comments from our readers. Originally appeared on January 24, 2019 here — Editors