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Syrian writers and intellectuals and others who stand in solidarity with them

March 27, 2021 Length: 4118 words 2 comments

Erasing People through Disinformation: Syria and the “Anti-Imperialism” of Fools

Summary: Disreputable writers and outlets, often operating under the aegis of “independent journalism” with purportedly “leftwing” views, are spreading corrosive propaganda and disinformation that aims to strip Syrians of political agency. First appeared in English in New Politics Online https://newpol.org/erasing-people-through-disinformation-syria-and-the-anti-imperialism-of-fools/ — Editors

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Rédaction Africa News

March 23, 2021 Length: 82 words 0 comments

Case of Maati Monjib: Moroccan dissident historian provisionally released from prison

Summary: We celebrate socialist Maati Monjib’s release and will continue to defend him against regime repression — Editors

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Authors Published by Éditions Syllepse

March 13, 2021 Length: 534 words 0 comments

France: Against the Monstrous Delusion of “Islamo-Leftism”

Summary: Response to the French government’s McCarthyite and Islamophobic attempt to “cleanse” intellectual life, issued by Édtions Syllepse, which has published critical Marxist, feminist, and anti-racist books, including ones by Raya Dunayevskaya and Kevin B. Anderson — Editors

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Tòmas MacAilpein

March 12, 2021 Length: 844 words 1 comments

[Discussion Article] Why Anarchists Should Read Raya Dunayevskaya

Summary: How Raya Dunayevskaya’s Intersectional Marxism on Race, Class, Gender, and the Dialectics of Liberation relates to Anarcho-Libertarian positions — Editors.

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Michael Roberts

March 6, 2021 Length: 1223 words 0 comments

Luxemburg 150

Summary: On the anniversary of Rosa Luxemburg’s birth, economist Michael Roberts discusses aspects of her legacy on economic theory, and fruitful critique. First appeared here: https://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/2021/03/06/luxemburg-150/ – Editors.

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Alyssa Adamson

March 4, 2021 Length: 1967 words 2 comments

Mutual Aid Beyond the Welfare State from a Decolonial Perspective

Summary: Does mutual aid in today’s freedom movements challenge rather than reinforce the existing capitalist state? — Editors

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Daniel Finn,
Peter Hudis

March 3, 2021 Length: 68 words 0 comments

[Audio] Peter Hudis on Frantz Fanon and the Revolution Against Racism

Long Reads is a Jacobin podcast looking in-depth at political topics and thinkers, both contemporary and historical, with the magazine’s longform writers. Hosted by Features Editor Daniel Finn.

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Kevin B. Anderson

February 20, 2021 Length: 1006 words 3 comments

Threat of Civil War at the State Level in the U.S.: Reflections on Trumpism in Michigan

Summary: — The lurch toward fascism of the Michigan Republican Party shows the dangers ahead, even with Trump out of the White House — Editors

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Hector Salazar

February 15, 2021 Length: 897 words 2 comments

Review—Judas and the Black Messiah

Summary: Judas and the Black Messiah provided an opportunity to tell the story of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton to a new generation—did it really succeed in doing so?

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Richard Abernethy

February 10, 2021 Length: 567 words 0 comments

Burma/Myanmar 2021: a new phase in a long struggle for freedom

Summary: Long struggle for freedom and against military dictatorship enters a new phase, as mass protests sweep the country — Editors

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Sushanta D. Roy

February 10, 2021 Length: 2161 words 0 comments

The Ongoing Farmers’ Agitation in India: Revolutionary Possibilities

Summary: Assessment in wake of the January 26 confrontations — Editors

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CADTM

February 9, 2021 Length: 1985 words 0 comments

International appeal for the immediate release of all political prisoners in Russia

Summary: This urgent appeal was written in collaboration with activists and intellectuals living in Russia – Editors.

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Sevgi Doğan

February 9, 2021 Length: 1911 words 0 comments

Turkish Protests Against Erosion of Academic Freedom and Virulent Heterosexism

Summary: Students and professors resist attempts to place Boğaziçi University under the control of an increasingly authoritarian state, which is using heterosexist propaganda against them — Editors

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Kevork Sassouni

February 5, 2021 Length: 774 words 0 comments

Lebanon: Behind the Assassination of Lokman Slim

Summary: Assassination of independent-minded Shiite intellectual Lukman Slim, apparently by Hezbollah, is a blow to democratic resistance — Editors

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Movement for Solidarity with Maati Monjib in America

February 4, 2021 Length: 560 words 0 comments

Update about Dr. Maati Monjib’s Imprisonment in Morocco

Summary: Protest outrageous one-year prison sentence for Moroccan historian, journalist, and human rights activist Maati Monjib, who is the translator of Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom and other Marxist works into Arabic — Editors

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