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Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh

April 22, 2021 Length: 3334 words 0 comments

[Discussion Article] The Second Thoughts of Engels on the State

The writings of Engels on the state exhibit ambiguities, some of which have curiously escaped notice, but Marxist thought can ill afford to ignore them – Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

April 18, 2021 Length: 1546 words 2 comments

Remembering the Arab Spring… or Arabic as the Language of 21st Century Revolution

Summary: We should not forget the achievements or the global impact of the Arab revolutions of 2011 — Editors

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Lefteast

April 17, 2021 Length: 468 words 0 comments

Call for Solidarity with DOXA

Call to support the Russian journal DOXA, whose editors were arrested by Russian authorities — Editors

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Gilbert Achcar

April 6, 2021 Length: 2255 words 0 comments

Their anti-imperialism and ours

Some on the left deny the existence of any forms of imperialism besides those of the U.S. and its allies, and thus fail to support or even oppose valid liberatory or democratic movements.
First appeared in The Nation, April 6, 2021, here https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/anti-imperialism-syria-progressive/ — Editors

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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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Paulo Freire Democratic Project

March 21, 2021 Length: 376 words 1 comments

We Stand in Solidarity with Asian and Asian American Communities

Summary: Statement of solidarity by Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Chapman University, California, in response to the racist, misogynist murders in Atlanta. Originally appeared here https://www.chapman.edu/education/centers-and-partnerships/paulo-freire/index.aspx — Editors

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Lilia D. Monzó

March 21, 2021 Length: 1069 words 0 comments

On Kevin Anderson’s New Book on Dialectics

Summary: Introductory remarks at the book launch for Kevin B. Anderson, Dialectics of Revolution: Hegel, Marxism and Its Critics Through a Lens of Race, Class, Gender, and Colonialism– Editors

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Chris Aquino

March 19, 2021 Length: 550 words 0 comments

Murder in California by Riverside County Sheriffs Sparks Protests

Summary: Protests outside Los Angeles after deputies working under rightwing Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco murder an Indigenous/Brown man who was having a mental health episode — Editors

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Ndindi Kitonga,
Sheila L. Macrine,
Kevin Russel Magill,
Arturo Rodriguez

March 16, 2021 Length: 5812 words 0 comments

Book Review: Lilia D. Monzó’s “A Revolutionary Subject: Pedagogy of Women of Color and Indigeneity”

A Book review symposium on Lilia D. Monzó’s “A Revolutionary Subject: Pedagogy of Women of Color and Indigeneity” (2019, Peter Lang Publishing) by Kitonga, Macrine, Magill, and Rodriguez. Originally appeared in Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (April 5, 2021) here: http://www.jceps.com/archives/8274 — 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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David Black

March 11, 2021 Length: 3258 words 1 comments

Uses and Abuses of the Paris Commune: the Extraordinary Story of Adrien Lejeune, the Last Communard

Summary: On the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune, David Black reviews Gavin Bowd’s book on Adrien Lejeune, the Last Communard – 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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