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Sankar Ray

June 13, 2018

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 Press Agency (June 13) — Editors

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Richard Abernethy

June 10, 2018 Length: 281 words

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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Douglas Lain

June 8, 2018 Length: 12 words

[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 contrasted to that of the late Moishe Postone –Editors

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David Black

May 23, 2018 Length: 1829 words

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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Marcelo Mendez

May 22, 2018 Length: 1938 words

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. Photo credit: Erika Mahoney — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

May 21, 2018 Length: 2502 words

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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Mariah Brennan Clegg,
Dylan K.

May 17, 2018 Length: 988 words

50,000 Workers Strike Across the University of California: Report and Speech from UC-Santa Barbara

Summary: Report on the University of California, Santa Barbara segment of the University of California campus workers strike and the text and video of a speech by a member of the Campus Marxist-Humanists at a strike rally at UCSB — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

May 16, 2018 Length: 927 words

Joel Kovel, 1936-2018, Ecosocialist and Psychoanalytic Marxist, But Socialist Humanist Above All

Summary: In memoriam article examining the late Joel Kovel in relation to Marx and Freud, Marx and ecology, and Marxist-Humanism — Editors

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David Black

May 13, 2018 Length: 2282 words

An ‘Impulse Towards Freedom’: On Paul Mason’s call for a Marxist-Humanist Challenge to Capitalist Automation

Summary: Paul Mason’s essay in the New Statesman for the Marx bicentenary is a ringing endorsement of Raya Dunayevskaya’s interpretation of Marx’s humanism, which raises timely questions for radicals on automation, roboticisation and articial intelligence – Editors

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Paul Mason

May 8, 2018

Why Marx Is More Relevant Than Ever in the Age of Automation

Summary: We are linking to this article from the major British weekly New Statesman of May 7, 2018, on the timeliness of Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxist-Humanism in relation to the legacies of Frieda Kahlo and Leon Trotsky. Written by a renowned television journalist, author, and social commentator on automated capitalism and globalization, we think it will interest many of our readers — Editors

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Nigel Gibson

May 5, 2018 Length: 11 words

Karl Marx at 200: Why the Workers’ Way of Knowing Still Matters

Summary: Connects Marx to ongoing struggles for liberation, especially around gender and the Global South — Editors

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Rocio Lopez

May 1, 2018 Length: 283 words

IMHO May Day Speech, Los Angeles

Summary: Invited antiwar speech by representative of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization at May Day rally sponsored by Union del Barrio, following a march by several hundred from MacArthur Park to City Hall. Image portrays part of Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice Coalition contingent; other images are of this march and the earlier union-led one with 2000 participants — Editors

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The Los Angeles Chapter of International Marxist-Humanist Organization

April 28, 2018 Length: 584 words

May Day Statement: For a Humanist Alternative to Capitalism

Summary: We need the complete uprooting of capital and class, but also of oppressions based upon race, gender, and sexual identity, while also projecting a viable alternative to capitalism. Image: Haymarket Memorial near Chicago — Editors

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Rehmah Sufi

April 24, 2018 Length: 1513 words

Pashtun Tahafuz Movement Rising Across Pakistan

Summary: The increasingly popular non-violent Pashtun Tahafuz (Protection) Movement (PTM), with young leaders from the northwest, is sweeping the country to demand justice in the face of state and military violence in the FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan regions, including ‘War on Terror” operations, extrajudicial killings, and disappearances. Image is of Veteran Women’s Action Forum activists at the PTM rally in Lahore. Photo credit: Tabinda M. Khan — Editors

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David Black

April 18, 2018 Length: 1030 words

A Revolutionary Betrayed: Review of the Play, ‘Eleanor Marx: the Jewess of Jews Walk’

Summary: A review of the new play,  “Eleanor Marx: the Jewess of Jews Walk,” which has just opened in London — Editors

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