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Summary: Talk about a possible peace agreement between Ukraine and Russia ignores how the Ukrainian people are being squeezed by rival imperialisms as well as Ukraine’s own corrupt oligarchs. An earlier version appeared at Ukraine Solidarity Campaign — Editors
Summary: Demonstration outside Turkish Consulate draws several hundred spirited participants to support Rojava and denounce Erdogan and Trump — Editors
Summary: On Raya Dunayevskaya and C.L.R. James during the Johnson-Forest Tendency on anti-racism as a ferment for broader revolutionary struggles. First appeared in The Activist History Review on September 26, 2019 — Editors
Summary: Solidarity with Rojava vs. the Trump-Erdogan dirty deal against the Kurds — Editors
Summary: Statement by the International Marxist Humanist Organization against war and imperialist sanctions. While the attack, attributed to Iran, on the Saudi oil processing plant shows the vulnerability of US allies in the region, the new financial sanctions the US is using against Iran — and also Venezuela — constitute an unprecedented type of imperialist intervention, in addition to threats of outright war — Editors
Summary: Discusses the meaning of Pride, and its revolutionary potential.
Summary: Remarks delivered to the July 20 memorial meeting for scholar activist Lisa Lubow (1954-2019), at Glendale Community College, CA. Lisa linked her fierce opposition to environmental destruction to its underlying roots in the capitalist system through the Converging Storms Action Network, which she co-founded — Editors
Summary: Marx theorized the particularly capitalist character of New World slavery and resistance by enslaved people in relationship to capital and labor as a whole. First appeared in Jacobin on September 5, 2019, here: https://jacobinmag.com/2019/09/slavery-united-states-civil-war-marx — Editors
Summary: The Bolsonaro administration is allowing the Amazon to burn as part of a project to accelerate capital accumulation, but is meeting massive resistance both at home and abroad. First appeared in New Politics Online, Aug. 30, 2019, here: https://newpol.org/the-amazon-burns-and-the-politics-of-death-resisting-the-commodification-of-our-future/
Portuguese translation here.
Marx’s theories of alienation, exploitation, class struggle and ideology remain more relevant than ever, but have to be separated from the enormous distortions they have suffered. First appeared in Mainstream Weekly (India), June 1, 2019, here: http://www.mainstreamweekly.net/article8750.html — Editors