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Peter Hudis

October 1, 2002 Length: 2731 words

Bush’s War Against Iraq Threatens Global Disaster

What is new today is not that the U.S. is willing to unilaterally invade other countries, but that Bush has declared the right to do so against any country, at any time, at any spot on the globe. Ther…

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Peter Hudis

April 1, 2002 Length: 1694 words

Israel-Palestine Crisis at Boiling Point

Through his brutal attacks on Gaza, reminiscent of his criminal actions in Lebanon in 1982, Israel’s Ariel Sharon is trying to rid the minds of Israelis and Palestinians of the very idea that they can…

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Peter Hudis

January 15, 2002 Length: 1090 words

Wang Ruoshui, Marxist Humanist

A tribute to the Chinese philosopher and journalist Wang Ruoshui (1926-2002), who was persecuted from the 1960s onwards for defending socialist humanism.  He came under particular attack in the 1980s…

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Peter Hudis

December 1, 2001 Length: 896 words

Whatever Happened to the Anti-War Movement?

The crisis afflicting the anti-war movement goes deeper than the dominance of one or another “vanguard” party, though they have done plenty of damage. Rather, the problem is political and conceptual:…

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Peter Hudis

October 1, 2001 Length: 4028 words

To the Barbarism of Terrorism and War, We Pose the New Society

A two-fold disaster descended upon the world with the cruel and inhuman terrorist attack on New York and Washington, D.C. on Sept. 11. The first was the terrorist attack, which created a level of dest…

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Peter Hudis

June 1, 2001 Length: 2477 words

The Dialectic and ‘The Party’: Lukács’ History and Class Consciousness reconsidered

A review of Georg Lukacs’s recently discovered manuscript, published as Tailism and the Dialectic. This previously unpublished book was written as a defense of Lukacs’s  History and Class Consciousnes…

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Peter Hudis

May 1, 2001 Length: 2359 words

Cincinnati’s Black Rebellion Exposes U.S. Racial Injustice

An analysis of the April 2001 rebellion in the Black community of Cincinnati in response to the police murder of a young man, Timothy Thomas. Though racial profiling, harassment, and murder of Blacks…

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Mitch Weerth

December 1, 2000 Length: 2276 words

Marx’s Critique of the Gotha Program, 125 Years Later

Karl Marx penned his CRITIQUE OF THE GOTHA PROGRAM 125 years ago. This anniversary, however, is not the main reason to study this document. Rather, the need to seriously grapple with it today is occas…

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Peter Hudis

October 1, 2000 Length: 1026 words

Revolutionary Educators Contrasted

Review of Peter McLaren, Che Guevara, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution – Editors

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Peter Hudis

April 1, 2000 Length: 2507 words

Can Capital Be Controlled?

Is it possible to ameliorate the debilitating impact of globalization by forcing capital to become democratically accountable? Should we instead be aiming for the ABOLITION of capital? And if we favor…

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Peter Hudis

March 1, 2000 Length: 94 words

The Dialectical Structure of Marx’s Concept of ‘Revolution in Permanence’

This article argues that while the limitations of Hegel’s political reconciliation with existing reality has long been evident, the depth of Marx’s challenge to capital cannot be fully comprehended, l…

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Peter Hudis

January 1, 2000 Length: 1143 words

Chomsky Ignores Lessons of Wars on Kosovo

Marxist Humanism’s review of Chomsky’s book on the war in Kosovo, in which they criticise him for failing to make enough of Milosevic’s crimes.

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January 1, 2000 Length: 999 words

A new unifying principle for the 21st century

Captains of industry sweated as they waited for computer clocks to roll over to the 21st century, a symbol of the social contradictions besetting capitalism.

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Peter Hudis

January 1, 1997 Length: 36 words

Conceptualizing an Emancipatory Alternative (On Meszaros)

This critique of Istvan Meszaros’s Beyond Capital (1995) interrogates Meszaros’s relationship to Lukács and to Hegel and Marx, while discussing the possibility of an emancipatory alternative to capita…

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