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The International Marxist-Humanist Organization

August 28, 2020 Length: 277 words 0 comments

Support Postal Workers reinstalling letter-sorting machines!

Postal workers in Dallas, Texas, Tacoma and Wenatchee, Washington have reinstalled letter-sorting machines that have been dismantled over the past few months. As an organization we encourage civil society in the US, and national and international unions, to actively support the Postal Workers and their attempts to secure a democratic result in the upcoming Presidential Election.

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Kieran Durkin

August 18, 2020 Length: 3141 words 1 comments

Erich Fromm and the Revolution of Hope

Summary: Marks the fortieth anniversary of the socialist humanist Erich Fromm’s death. First appeared in Jacobin, here https://www.jacobinmag.com/2020/08/erich-fromm-frankfurt-school-marxism-weimar-germany — Editors

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Rocio Lopez

August 16, 2020 Length: 970 words 0 comments

Sabotage of the American Mail

Summary: Trump administration’s sabotage of mail is a sabotage of the elections and is drawing protest — Editors

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Amir Javaheri Langaroudi

August 8, 2020 Length: 353 words 0 comments

Iran: 55th day of strike at Haft Tapeh

Summary: Strikers persists in brutal heat but with growing support from other workers — Editors

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Peter Hudis

August 6, 2020 Length: 5199 words 0 comments

The Seeds of Revolution Have Sprouted: What is Now to be Done?

Summary: Based on report to a Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization; discusses how the new turning point reached with movement for Black lives can deepen the development of a viable alternative to capitalism. First appeared in New Politics Online https://newpol.org/the-seeds-of-revolution-have-sprouted-what-is-now-to-be-done/ — Editors

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Lilia D. Monzó

August 4, 2020 Length: 6871 words 0 comments

Colonialism, Migration, Pandemic: The Immutable Evidence that Capitalism Is Racist and Misogynist

Summary: People of color, especially women of color, have generally borne the brunt of the human suffering inflicted by capitalism. First appeared in Monthly Review, July-August 2020, here https://monthlyreview.org/2020/07/01/colonialism-migration-pandemic/ — Editors

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Worker's Camp

July 27, 2020 Length: 604 words 1 comments

Solidarity with Iranian workers at Haft Tappeh Sugar cane factory

Summary: Appeal on behalf of locked out workers whose plant has been privatized and its capital stolen, and who also face state repression. Translated from the Persian by Hamid Vahed — Editors

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Sajjad Talha

July 23, 2020 Length: 680 words 1 comments

Letter from a Kashmiri Marxist

Summary: A Kashmiri Marxist experiences right-wing violence outside his region, Marxist organizing, and then military repression inside Kashmir — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

July 22, 2020 Length: 6137 words 0 comments

On the Battle of Ideas: Responding to the New World of COVID-19, Economic Crisis, and Anti-Racist Uprisings

Summary: Adapted from a presentation to the July 2020 Interim Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization — Editors

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Marcelo Guimarães Lima

July 21, 2020 Length: 2349 words 1 comments

Marx From the Margins to the Center

Summary: On the 2019 Portuguese (Brazil) translation Kevin B. Anderson’s Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity and Non-Western Societies. First published in Portuguese on June 12 on Blog da Boitempo (Sao Paulo), here: https://blogdaboitempo.com.br/2020/06/12/marx-das-margens-ao-centro/ — Editors

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Chris Aquino

July 20, 2020 Length: 637 words 0 comments

Progressive Electoral Surge in New York and Its Limits

Summary: Reflections on defeat of establishment pro-Israel warhawk Eliot Engel by an avowed socialist and on the limits of electoral organizing for the left — Editors

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Rocio Lopez

July 17, 2020 Length: 1738 words 0 comments

LA Police’s History of Brutality; 6 Egregious Instances of Racist Police Abuse

Summary: Places Black Lives Matter and other anti-police brutality demonstrations in historical context — Editors

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Tranquil Enes

July 10, 2020 Length: 1500 words 0 comments

Seattle’s Dance with Dialectics: Negation in the Streets

Summary: Discusses the demands for abolition of police and community governance raised by the six-block Capitol Hill “autonomous zone” in Seattle — Editors

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International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran

July 6, 2020 Length: 810 words 0 comments

Iran: Flogging and imprisonment sentences for workers of AzarAb Industries annulled

Summary: The “crime” of these workers is that they protested against the delays in payment of their wages and job insecurity — Editors

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Dan Beltaigne

July 4, 2020 Length: 692 words 0 comments

Black Lives Matter — Green Bay

Summary: On protests against police abuse and for racial and social justice from Green Bay, Wisconsin—one more indication of the rapid growth of this movement — Editors

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