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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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David Black,
Kieran Durkin,
Karel Ludenhoff,
Paul Mason,
Alessandra Spano

March 3, 2021 Length: 429 words 0 comments

[Video] Raya Dunayevskaya’s Intersectional Marxism

Get to know Raya Dunayevskaya’s brand of intersectional Marxism at this book launch event sponsored by the IMHO. Recorded on February 17, 2021. Speakers: Paul Mason, Alessandra Spano, Karel Ludenhoff, David Black, and Kieran Durkin — Editors.

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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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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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Kieran Durkin,
Daniel Finn

February 3, 2021 Length: 95 words 0 comments

[Audio] Kieran Durkin on Erich Fromm, Marxist Humanism, and the Revolution of Hope

Summary: 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

January 31, 2021 Length: 2672 words 4 comments

Looking Back at Maoism and the Global Left

Summary: Review of Maoism: A Global History by Julia Lovell, emphasizing Southern Africa, Indonesia, and Cambodia. First appeared in New Politics, Winter 2021, here https://newpol.org/review/looking-back-at-maoism-%E2%80%A8and-the-global-left/ – Editors

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Felicita Margolis

January 16, 2021 Length: 2148 words 0 comments

Inequality and the Pandemic as a Lived Reality

Summary: Race, class, and the experiences of a Latinx family in Los Angeles County during the epidemic — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

January 15, 2021 Length: 1861 words 1 comments

Don’t Forget the Political Earthquake in Georgia

Summary: Defeat of the Republicans in the January 5 Georgia senate election at the hands of Blacks and other progressives upends the decades-old Republican “Southern strategy” — Editors

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Peter Hudis

January 7, 2021 Length: 1659 words 1 comments

This Was No Joke—Trump’s Attempted Coup Against Democracy on January 6

Summary: The foiled attack on the Capitol by neo-fascist white nationalists on January 6 marks a potential turning point in combatting the reactionary currents of which Trump is but the mouthpiece and expression – Editors

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