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Kevin B. Anderson

October 27, 2020 Length: 659 words 0 comments

Thoughts on the U.S. Elections: Threat of the Far Right

Summary: English version of interview with the leftwing Greek weekly Epohi. Greek version first appeared here http://www.epohi.gr/article/37389/kevin-anterson-stoys-repoymplikanoys-ehei-epikrathsei-h-akrodexia-politikh

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Khalfani Malik Khaldun

October 14, 2020 Length: 894 words 0 comments

A Prisoner’s View of Defunding Police and Prison Abolition

Summary: These two related pieces are by a U.S. political prisoner who relates the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin to the need not to separate demands for defunding police from ending capital punishment and abolishing the prison system. You reach him at: Khalfani Khaldun, 874304, PO Box 1111 G-215, Carlisle, IN 47838

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Kevin B. Anderson

October 11, 2020 Length: 856 words 1 comments

Indonesia: Mass Strikes Show Intersection of Class, Gender, and Ecology

Summary: Indonesians strike against neoliberal law that would roll back labor and women’s rights as well as environmental protections — Editors

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Noe Santillan

September 27, 2020 Length: 2947 words 0 comments

[Discussion Article] Social Movements and the Pandemic

This article develops on the changing landscape for social movements after the Covid-19 pandemic. It first appeared in New Horizon, May 2020 – Editors.

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Emergency Committee for Rojava

September 26, 2020 Length: 341 words 0 comments

The Raids Against the Opposition in Turkey Show Erdogan’s Weakness

Summary: Amid economic and political crisis, Turkish police crack down on pro-Kurdish HDP and the non-Kurdish opposition. First appeared on website of Emergency Committee for Rojava on September 26, 2020 https://www.defendrojava.org/news/the-raids-against-the-opposition-in-turkey-show-erdoans-weakness — Editors

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Rocio Lopez

September 20, 2020 Length: 798 words 0 comments

US Unemployment Catastrophe

Summary: Increasingly dire situation of unemployed in the US — Editors

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Chris Aquino

September 19, 2020 Length: 1084 words 0 comments

Demonstrating to Abolish School Police in Los Angeles

Summary: Los Angeles youth demonstration to abolish school police faces counterdemonstrators — Editors

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Lalan

September 16, 2020 Length: 1650 words 1 comments

A Voice from India: Race, Caste and the Limits of Class Reductionism

Summary: A report by an Indian factory worker on how the struggles against racism and attacks on immigrants call for developing a conception of socialism and communism that avoids the pitfall of twentieth century Marxism. It is translated from Hindi by Arvind Ghosh — Editors

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Chris Aquino

September 15, 2020 Length: 1137 words 1 comments

Secretive Layoffs Undermine U.S. Census

Summary: Secretive layoffs of census enumerators undermines census count of people of color, immigrants, and to poor, to the advantage of Republicans and to the detriment of the census workers — Editors

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Jens Johansson

September 10, 2020 Length: 1901 words 0 comments

Toward the Unification of Theory and Practice in the International Marxist-Humanist Organization

Summary: Discusses challenges, possibilities, and future aims for the IMHO as an organization. Adapted from an organizational report delivered to the 2020 Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization in July – Editors.

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Joint Statement by Iranian Organizations

September 7, 2020 Length: 922 words 0 comments

Freedom of political prisoners; revocation of death sentence; support for workers’ struggles

Summary: An urgent statement, signed by many Iranian groups in exile, in defense of political prisoners, some in danger of execution. We republish this in support and solidarity. – Editors.

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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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Khalfani Malik Khaldun

August 23, 2020 Length: 2488 words 1 comments

Why Prison Abolition? Why Now? Behavior Modification Control at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility

Summary: This report by a longtime Black political prisoner in Indiana exposes the mental and physical mechanisms being used to try to prevent prisoners from uniting against their oppressors. It concludes with a brief auto-biographical sketch on why prison abolition is imperative.

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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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