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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
Summary: For two years Sweden has debated whether to ratify the UN’s Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. On Friday, July 12, the nation’s Social Democratic minister of foreign affairs announced that Sweden will not sign the treaty. Thousands, both within and outside the Social Democratic Party, expressed disappointment with the decision – Editors.
Summary: Author takes her daughter to protest against immigrant detention in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago organized by the Little Village Solidarity Network — Editors
Summary: Today, the US has the most reckless and aggressive regime in its history. A war with Iran, even a “limited” series of airstrikes, could spin out of control, devastating the region and the global economy, with terrible consequences for the people of the world — Editors
Summary: Published as “Letter to My Arab Readers” for the new translation into Arabic, Cairo: Arweqa Institution for Studies, Translation, and Publishing, 2019, translated by Hisham Rouhana. First appeared in English in New Politics Online, June 4, 2019 https://newpol.org/to-the-arab-readers-of-marx-at-the-margins/ — Editors
In order to save and preserve what we have in common, the earth, we must transition to a form of society that respects the commons. First appeared in New Politics Online https://newpol.org/the-green-new-deal-realistic-proposal-or-fantasy/ May 26, 2019 — Editors