Lilia D. Monzó

Lilia D. Monzo uses Marxist-Humanist and decolonial approaches to confront capitalism and imperialism, racism, and the hyper-exploitation of women of color, while envisioning a socialist alternative. She is the author of A Revolutionary Subject: Pedagogy of Women of Color and Indigeneity.

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Lilia D. Monzó

Women of Color and Indigeneity: A Revolutionary Subject

Summary: Discusses significant role of women, especially Women of Color, in revolutionary struggles, in order to show that women’s liberation and an anti-racist agenda are central to Marxist-Humanism….

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Lilia D. Monzó

A dialética em Marxism and Freedom para hoje: a unidade da teoria e da prática e o atual movimento das lutas concretas

O humanismo dialético de Marx baseia-se nos trabalhadores como sujeitos revolucionários pensantes e conclama aos intelectuais para que rompam com seu elitismo. Eles precisam desenvolver a teoria em di…

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Kevin B. Anderson,
Ndindi Kitonga,
Lilia D. Monzó,
Valencia Rivera

LA Strike: Self-Mobilization of Teachers and Communities

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 th…

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Lilia D. Monzó

The Dialectic in Marxism and Freedom for Today: The Unity of Theory and Practice and the Movement of Today’s Concrete Struggles

Summary: Marx’s dialectical humanism grounds itself in workers as thinking, revolutionary subjects, and calls upon intellectuals to break with their elitism. They need to develop theory in dialogue wi…

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Lilia D. Monzó

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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Lilia D. Monzó

White Supremacy, Hate, and Violence in Charlottesville – A Marxist Humanist Response

Summary: The events of Charlottesville evidence the racist and xenophobic hate of the alt-right but we must not forget that, although perhaps not hate-based, racism remains a structural feature of our…

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Lilia D. Monzó

Women and Revolution: Marx and the Dialectic

Summary: A class struggle that is anti-sexist, anti-racist, and against all forms of oppression is central to Marx’s philosophy of revolution and the development of a new humanism. The force and reaso…

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Lilia D. Monzó

Marx in the Age of Trump: Reaching Out to Communities of Color

Summary: Central to Marx’s philosophy of liberation is the struggle against ALL forms of oppression and exploitation, including racism, and sexism. Unfortunately, this call has been obscured by post-M…

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[Los Angeles] Women of Color and Indigeneity: A Revolutionary Subject for Women’s History Month

March 17, 2019
2:00-5:00 PM

Public School
951 Chung King Road, Chinatown, LA 90012

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[Los Angeles] Understanding MARXISM & FREEDOM 60 Years Later – A Discussion of Raya Dunayevskaya’s Revolutionary Text

September 23, 2018
6:30-8:30 PM

Westside Peace Center
3916 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 101-102

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[Los Angeles] A World in Crisis: Marxist-Humanists Respond

June 17, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Westside Peace Center
3916 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 101-102

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[Culver City (LA area)] Racism and the Logic of Capital

March 11, 2018
6:30-8:30 PM

Westside Peace Center
3916 Sepulveda Blvd., near Venice Blvd.

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[Los Angeles] RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, AND IMMIGRATION: A MARXIST CRITIQUE

August 20, 2017
6:00-8:00 PM

Art Share
801 East Fourth Place (Arts District)

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