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Kevork Sassouni

October 22, 2019 Length: 624 words 2 comments

The Lebanese Intifada

Summary: On new protests in Lebanon, which have created solidarity across all sectarian divides — Editors

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Marko Bojcun

October 20, 2019 Length: 1829 words 1 comments

Ukraine, Peace, Oligarchs and Big Power Manoeuvres

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

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Observer

October 14, 2019 Length: 189 words 0 comments

Los Angeles Protest Against Turkish Attack on Kurds

Summary: Demonstration outside Turkish Consulate draws several hundred spirited participants to support Rojava and denounce Erdogan and Trump — Editors

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Josh Fattal

October 10, 2019 Length: 1877 words 0 comments

Fermenting Revolution: Anti-Racism and Broader Social Struggles

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

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Steering Committee of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization

October 9, 2019 Length: 585 words 1 comments

Support Rojava Against the Erdogan-Trump Unholy Alliance to Crush the Kurds!

Summary: Solidarity with Rojava vs. the Trump-Erdogan dirty deal against the Kurds — Editors

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Rocio Lopez

October 6, 2019 Length: 608 words 1 comments

Protest Against the Far Right in Los Angeles

Summary: LA Left holds vigil against far-right conference — Editors.

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The International Marxist-Humanist Organization

October 4, 2019 Length: 735 words 2 comments

No War on Iran for the Saudis!

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

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Damian Algabre

October 3, 2019 Length: 1397 words 0 comments

On Corporate Pride and Reclaiming Pride’s Radical Past

Summary: Discusses the meaning of Pride, and its revolutionary potential.

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Hamid Assian

September 28, 2019 Length: 942 words 0 comments

In Memoriam: Lisa Lubow

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

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Kaveh Boveiri

September 25, 2019 Length: 424 words 0 comments

Sanctions and More. Who suffers?

Discusses the civilians suffering from the sanctions on Iran. Originally appeared in London Progressive Journal on September 22, 2019 here.

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J Turk

September 24, 2019 Length: 1426 words 0 comments

GM strikers push beyond fairness

Summary: The strike against General Motors by 49,000 members of the United Autoworkers, which began September 15, has caught the attention of the country.

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Iranian Left Committee; Chicago

September 18, 2019 Length: 352 words 0 comments

Stand for Labor and Human Rights in Iran

Summary: On repression of Iranian workers and other social activists — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

September 6, 2019 Length: 1390 words 1 comments

What Marx Understood About Slavery

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

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Rhaysa Ruas

August 31, 2019 Length: 2981 words 0 comments

The Amazon Burns and the Politics of Death: Resisting the Commodification of Our Future

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.

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Zahoor Ahmad Wani

August 8, 2019 Length: 1284 words 0 comments

The Continuing Relevance of Karl Marx

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 

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