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The Left and COVID: A response to Mike Haynes

Summary: Mike Haynes’s article “The Left, COVID, and the Roads Not Taken” aims to skewer the Left for its failures during the COVID pandemic.[1] In this article, the authors first go through his argument and show its weaknesses and one or two strengths. They end by suggesting paths the Left can continue to take to centre the public’s health, including responding to the current, and future pandemics. First appeared here: https://www.historicalmaterialism.org/blog/left-and-covid-response-to-mike-haynes – Editors

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Impact of Israeli Genocidal War in Gaza on the Middle East

Summary: As Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Lebanon face Israel’s genocidal war on the Palestinians, what are the tasks of the left? Earlier version appeared in Solidarity on January 17, here https://solidarity-us.org/impact-of-israeli-genocidal-war-in-gaza-on-the-middle-east/ — Editors

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Review of Black Marxism

Summary: A critique of Cedric Robinson’s Black Marxism (1983). Originally appeared in Krisis Issue 2, 2018: Marx from the Margins: https://archive.krisis.eu/black-marxism/ — Editors

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The Question of Women Workers, Past and Present

Summary: This is a review of Clara Zetkin: The Women’s and Women Workers’ Question of our Time [https://www.rosapublishing.co.uk/zetkin-women/], translated and introduced by Ben Lewis, which contains a translation of a work by a foremost figure in the European socialist women’s movement of the late 19th and early 20th century. — Editors.

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Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya

and Other Marxist-Humanist Classics

Draft Thesis: The Turning Point

The assessment of Goldwater in this draft thesis is referenced in the recent International Marxist-Humanist Organization article, Theoretical and Practical Perspectives for Overcoming Capitalism.

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Dunayevskaya Collection

We are linking to the online version of the Raya Dunayevskaya Collection, which makes her germinal writings more widely available than before. (Her books have long been on our Literature Pages.)

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