Raya Dunayevskaya

Raya Dunayevskaya was the founder of Marxist Humanism in the United States and the author of the “trilogy of revolution”: Marxism and Freedom: From 1776 until Today; Philosophy and Revolution: From Hegel to Sartre and from Marx to Mao; and Rosa Luxemburg, Women’s Liberation, and Marx’s Philosophy of Revolution. These works represent the development of her 1953 breakthrough on Hegel’s Absolute Idea, when she saw within the Absolute Idea a movement from practice as a well as a movement from theory. She perceived this unity as a vision of a new human society.

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Raya Dunayevskaya

Luxemburg’s Theory of Capital Accumulation. How It Differed with Marx and Lenin

Summary: This article was first published in English in April 1946 in New International and that version can be accessed here:  http://rayadunayevskaya.org/ArchivePDFs/436.pdf  We are publishing the n…

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Summary: This article was first published in English in April 1946 in New International and that version can be accessed here:  http://rayadunayevskaya.org/ArchivePDFs/436.pdf  We are publishing the new Chinese translation of part 1 of this essay  Editors 

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Philosophy, “Life-Style” and U.S. Workers

Summary — Raya Dunayevskaya, in 1970, critiques the illusions of the counter-cultural “Woodstock nation,” and calls for a coalescence of the objective and subjective forces needed for social revoluti…

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Summary — Raya Dunayevskaya, in 1970, critiques the illusions of the counter-cultural “Woodstock nation,” and calls for a coalescence of the objective and subjective forces needed for social revolution — Editors

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The 1998 Chinese translation of Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom

Summary: The 1998 Chinese translation of Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom (Shenyang: Liaoning Education Press), with a preface by the renowned Marxist humanist philosopher Wang Ruoshui, is now…

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Summary: The 1998 Chinese translation of Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom (Shenyang: Liaoning Education Press), with a preface by the renowned Marxist humanist philosopher Wang Ruoshui, is now available online.

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French reprint of Dunayevskaya, Marxisme et Liberte

Summary: French reprint of Dunayevskaya, Marxisme et Liberte

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Summary: French reprint of Dunayevskaya, Marxisme et Liberte

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The Shock of Recognition and the Philosophic Ambivalence of Lenin

Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Ali Kiani and published in Anjoman Azadi in 1991.   The English original appeared in Telos in 1970 — Editors

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Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Ali Kiani and published in Anjoman Azadi in 1991.   The English original appeared in Telos in 1970 — Editors

Raya Dunayevskaya

The Shock of Recognition and the Philosophic Ambivalence of Lenin

Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Ali Kiani and published in Anjoman Azadi in 1991.  The English original appeared in Telos in 1970 — Editors

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Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Ali Kiani and published in Anjoman Azadi in 1991.  The English original appeared in Telos in 1970 — Editors

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Bureaucratie et capitalisme d’État

Summary: This article was republished by Michel Peyret in L’Independant (France). Originally published in Arguments No. 17 (1960). The English version, “State Capitalistm and the Bureaucrats,” also pu…

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Summary: This article was republished by Michel Peyret in L’Independant (France). Originally published in Arguments No. 17 (1960). The English version, “State Capitalistm and the Bureaucrats,” also published in 1960 in The Socialist Leader (Glasgow), can be accessed HERE – Editors. 

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Marx’s Capital and Today’s Global Crisis

We repost here the hard-to-find 1978 pamphlet by Raya Dunayevskaya, which has been uploaded onto the Internet by unknown parties.  We call attention to the fact that it includes three items: (1) main…

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Alayh-e Shibh-e Marksism (Against Pseudo-Marxism)

Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Navid and published in Naqd-e Iqtisad-e Sias (Critique of Political Economy). The original is entitled “Reification of People and the Fetishism of…

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