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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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Kevin B. Anderson

July 3, 2020 Length: 420 words 1 comments

Mimi Soltysik (1974-2020), Socialist and Fighter for Human Liberation

Summary: Commemorating the life and word of Mimi Soltysik, socialist peace and justice activist in Los Angeles — Editors

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Pablo Slavin

July 1, 2020 Length: 3348 words 0 comments

Covid-19 and the Opportunity to Build a New Common Sense: A Critical Reading from Argentina

Summary: This essay analyses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Argentina and elsewhere in terms of the challenges posed to the radical left to build a counter-hegemonic project against neoliberalism and capitalism — Editors

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Damian Algabre

June 28, 2020 Length: 1178 words 0 comments

LA Pride: Making Sure All Black Lives Matter

Summary: An exploration of tensions between Black ground-up organizing and longstanding corporate Pride in Los Angeles through the “All Black Lives Matter” march.

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Alireza Kia

June 20, 2020 Length: 222 words 0 comments

Juneteenth in Chicago

Summary: Participant’s account from a longtime Iranian-American activist — Editors

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Ndindi Kitonga

June 13, 2020 Length: 1151 words 0 comments

Black Lives Matter Uprising in Los Angeles: Working Toward a New Humanist Society

Summary: Based on comments delivered on June 6, 2020 to an Another Europe meeting based in London, UK, “America’s uprising: racism, violence, inequality and the far right” — Editors

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