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David Black

October 21, 2021 Length: 1405 words 0 comments

‘Another Language’ – How Walt Whitman’s Poetry Came to England

Summary: Walt Whitman’s poetry was first published outside the United States in 1850 by the most radical tendency of the English Chartist movement who embraced the ideas of Karl Marx – Editors

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he Left party (Die Linke) faction co-chairman in the German parliament Bundestag and top candidate for the upcoming Federal Elections Dietmar Bartsch speaks during a press conference at the party’s headquarters in Berlin, Germany, 6 September 2021.

Karel Ludenhoff

October 20, 2021 Length: 2420 words 0 comments

Where is Germany Going? What ‘Awakening’? What Renewal?

Summary: Some considerations about the recent German elections and a remarkable election result in Austria – Editors.

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Tòmas MacAilpein

October 20, 2021 Length: 2059 words 0 comments

[Discussion Article] Paul Mason on the Fascist Threat – An Anarchist Critique

Summary: Should the Left unite with the Centre – or the so-called progressive bourgeoisie – against fascism? Thoughts from a critical anarchist — Editors

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Richard Abernethy

October 18, 2021 Length: 442 words 1 comments

Tommie Smith Interview Recalls 1968 Olympic Protest

Summary: In a recent interview, Tommie Smith spoke of his early life, his historic protest with John Carlos at the Mexico City Olympic Games in 1968, and its consequences. Here, a link to the article, and a reprint of what Marxist-Humanists wrote about it at the time – Editors.

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Paulo Morel

October 14, 2021 Length: 405 words 0 comments

Oppose the Visit of Sergio Moro to the University of Chicago

Summary: The Oct. 13 speech of Sergio Moro at the University of Chicago, a reactionary Brazilian judge who was instrumental in enabling neo-fascist Jair Bolsonaro to become President of Brazil, should be condemned and opposed by everyone — Editors

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Derek Lewis

October 10, 2021 Length: 736 words 0 comments

The Orange County Oil Spill and Human Alienation from Nature

Summary: Oil Spill off the Coast of Orange County, California, USA — Editors

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Nina

September 28, 2021 Length: 1863 words 0 comments

Tangping (“Lying Flat”): The Latest Rallying Call of the Chinese Workers?

Summary: “Lying Flat” movement of Chinese youth attacks capitalist culture — Editors

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Derek Lewis

September 27, 2021 Length: 1696 words 0 comments

The Young Left and the Young Marx

Summary: Thoughts of a young Marxist-Humanist — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

September 21, 2021 Length: 3442 words 1 comments

Afghanistan – Don’t Look Away: A Crisis for the Whole of Humanity

Summary: The defeat of the U.S. and the seizure of power by the Taliban mark a real turning point. This reveals both imperialism and fundamentalism as obstacles to human emancipation at a time when Afghan women are leading the resistance. First appeared in New Politics Online (https://newpol.org/afghanistan-dont-look-away-a-crisis-for-the-whole-of-humanity/) — Editors

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Rodrigo Maiolini Rebello Pinho

September 3, 2021 Length: 19787 words 0 comments

The Originality of Marx’s French Edition of Capital: An Historical Analysis

Summary: Using recently published correspondence, the 1872-75 French edition of Capital, Vol. I, for which Marx rewrote numerous passages, is shown to be the version he saw as the basis for all future editions. Engels’s preference for the previous German editions distorts the “standard” editions of the work to this day — Editors

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Kristopher Baumgartner

September 1, 2021 Length: 868 words 1 comments

Afghan Solidarity Demonstration in Los Angeles

Summary: Women-led demonstration expresses solidarity with Afghan people vs. both Taliban and US empire, underlining resistance — Editors

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John Corazon

August 26, 2021 Length: 985 words 1 comments

U.S. Debacle in Afghanistan

Summary: The fall of Afghanistan is an even more spectacular defeat of the U.S. and its allies than that of Vietnam in 1975 – Editors.

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Stephen Campbell

August 10, 2021 Length: 3542 words 0 comments

Dialectics over positivism for an intersectional Marxism

Review essay of Ashley J. Bohrer’s book “Marxism and Intersectionality,” and “Raya Dunayevskaya’s Intersectional Marxism” edited by Kevin B. Anderson, Kieran Durkin & Heather A. Brown. Originally appeared in Dialectical Anthropology (April 2021), here: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10624-021-09625-6 — Editors

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Peter Hudis

July 28, 2021 Length: 2234 words 2 comments

The Attack on Voting Rights – a Test for Everyone on the Left

Summary: The ongoing effort to disenfranchise Black, Latinx, and Native American voters poses a serious test as to whether the socialist Left will mobilize against this serious threat to the very existence of what remains of political democracy in the U.S. — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

July 27, 2021 Length: 1798 words 1 comments

Paul Mason’s Socialist Humanist Manifesto

Summary: Mason’s Clear Bright Future critiques the culture and politics of cyber-capitalism and the fascist threat, offering a humanist alternative to both — Editors

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