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Karel Ludenhoff

February 6, 2019 Length: 613 words 1 comments

The Struggle in France Goes On!

Yellow Vests and key trade unions unite in large demonstrations against neoliberal policies of Macron government. Poster states: “The Future Belongs to Those Who Struggle” — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson,
Ndindi Kitonga,
Lilia D. Monzó,
Valencia Rivera

February 1, 2019 Length: 3347 words 0 comments

LA Strike: Self-Mobilization of Teachers and Communities

The massive and partially victorious LA teachers’ strike showed a new teacher militancy, widespread community participation especially in Latinx neighborhoods, and new issues brought to the fore by this historic confrontation between labor and the power structure — Editors

By Ndindi Kitonga; Lilia Monzo; Valencia Rivera; Kevin B. Anderson

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Marea Socialista

January 29, 2019 Length: 769 words 2 comments

[Discussion Article on Venezuela] The people no longer want Maduro, and no one chose Guaidó

We are publishing this article from Venezuelan socialists in order to stimulate discussion about how to oppose imperialist pressure/intervention against their country by the reactionary Trump administration and its allies. As revolutionaries, many of us based inside the imperialist countries, we need to direct most of our fire against Trump and other would-be interventionists. This is especially crucial given the administration’s outright threat of a U.S. military invasion of Venezuela and the sanctions it imposed on importing oil from Venezuela on January 29, which will have a devastating impact on lives of its people. This marks the most open and virulent effort on the part of the U.S. to violate the sovereignty of a Latin American nation in 30 years. At the same time, our opposition to imperialism is on a Marxist-Humanist basis. Therefore we also oppose the Maduro regime’s increasingly anti-democratic and autocratic policies, without in any way supporting the rightwing U.S.-backed opposition. We look forward to comments from our readers. Originally appeared on January 24, 2019 here — Editors

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Murzban Jal

January 25, 2019 Length: 5450 words 0 comments

The Other Marx

Review article on Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies by Kevin Anderson that discusses the book in light of Marxism in India and globally. Originally appeared in Economic & Political Weekly (Mumbai, India), Vol. 54, No. 3, here — Editors

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January 23, 2019 Length: 1069 words 2 comments

Capitalism is a Curse for Humanity

In this piece, Lalan, a worker in Nagpur, India, reflects upon his experiences, past and present, of so called “accidents” at work, and their relationship to capitalism’s demand for profit. Originally written in Hindi, translated by Arvind Ghosh.

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Kevin B. Anderson

January 15, 2019 Length: 754 words 0 comments

We Need to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg After 100 Years, January 1919-January 2019

Summary: Brief account of Luxemburg’s life and work in conjunction with workshop series in Los Angeles. First appeared in LA Progressive, Jan. 7, 2019.  Image is of latest volume of her collected works in English –Editors

(Persian Translation)

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Kevin B. Anderson

December 30, 2018 Length: 4649 words 1 comments

The French Yellow Vests: A Self-Mobilized Mass Movement with Insurrectionist Overtones

Summary: The French events have brought the scent of revolution into the air, to a level not seen in an industrially developed country since the near revolution of 1968. The class, racial, gender, and organizational contradictions of the movement are also discussed. First appeared in New Politics — Editors

Italian Translation

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The International Marxist-Humanist Organization

December 25, 2018 Length: 323 words 0 comments

Help Continue the Work of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization

Summary: We need your help to continue the work of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization.

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Khalfani Malik Khaldun

December 24, 2018 Length: 1854 words 0 comments

Repeal the 13th Amendment! The Voice of an Indiana Political Prisoner

Summary: The separation of the laborer from the objective conditions of production has long been viewed as the cornerstone of capitalism. Nowhere is this disconnection more vividly illustrated than in today’s prison system, which is discussed in these two related essays by a longtime New Afrikan political prisoner — Editors

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Arvind Ghosh

December 24, 2018 Length: 1771 words 0 comments

The Blasts at the Pulgaon Ammunition Depot in India

Summary: A fact-finding team from Nagpur comprising of Prakash Raut, Prakash Sahare, Ranjit Singh and Arvind Ghosh (all social activists) visited Pulgaon in Wardha District, Maharashtra on December 5, 2018 to inquire about the blast at Pulgaon Ammunition Depot on November 20, in which five contract workers and one permanent worker from Jabalpur Ordnance factory were killed and ten injured (of which two are reported to be in critical condition). This report is based on the statements of villagers and workers whom the fact-finding team met with at Sonegaon village at Pulgaon. Their names have been kept anonymous — Editors

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Peter Hudis

December 24, 2018 Length: 1483 words 0 comments

Race, Recognition, and Revolution: The Debate on “Identity Politics”

Summary: These comments made at a plenary on “The Politics of Identity” at the Historical Materialism Conference in London in November 2018 explores the contentious issue of race, class and identity politics through the lens of some of the recently-published psychiatric writing of Frantz Fanon – Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

December 23, 2018 2 comments

Marx on Nationalism, Class, and Revolution

Summary: Challenges notion that Marx dismissed or ignored nationalism by examining the Communist Manifesto and his writing on Poland and Ireland, which go far beyond solely economic considerations. Written for Oxford Handbook of Karl Marx, ed. Matt Vidal et al. First appeared in escholarship at UC-Santa Barbara — Editors

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Javier Sethness

December 21, 2018 0 comments

Trump’s Pullout and Turkey’s Threat to Rojava

Summary: Written as part of a call for an emergency demonstration in Los Angeles to support the Syrian Kurds First appeared in Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice — Editors

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Ali Kiani

December 12, 2018 Length: 576 words 0 comments

Follow-Up on Report of Sugar Workers Strike in Iran

Summary: Workers at Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane factory, women and men, gain support from other working people for their strike — Editors

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December 6, 2018 Length: 627 words 1 comments

A Day of Action Against Fascism and Racism

Summary: The International Marxist-Humanist Organization has endorsed this Day of Action — Editors

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