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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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Correspondent; Iran

December 5, 2018 Length: 449 words 0 comments

From Inside Iran: Repression of Sugar Cane Workers After Attempted Occupation

Summary: Appeal on behalf of labor activists and a journalist who have undergone prison and torture after workers staged a militant strike at a Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane facility in southern Iran — Editors

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Peter Hudis

December 2, 2018 2 comments

Non-linear Pathways to Social Transformation: Rosa Luxemburg and the Post-Colonial Condition

Summary: Rosa Luxemburg carried an intense study of pre-capitalist societies, partly to trace out the content of an alternative socialist society, thus challenging the orthodox Marxist notion of progress and modernity — Editors

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Javier Sethness

December 1, 2018 0 comments

[Discussion Article] What Were Stalin’s Real Crimes? Critique of “A Marxist-Leninist Perspective” on Stalin

Summary: Response to October 18, 2018  interview on “Revolutionary Left Radio” with Justin and Jeremy from the “Proles of the Round Table” and hosted by Breht  Ó Séaghdha, where Stalin was openly defended by supposed revolutionaries. Sethness’s three-part response first appeared on the website of Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice, in November 2018, Part I, Part II, and Part III.

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Raihan Ahmed,
Mark Jay

November 28, 2018 Length: 3484 words 0 comments

Free Shahidul Alam! Authoritarianism and Dissent in Bangladesh

Summary: The recent arrest of the internationally renowned activist and journalist Shahidul Alam in Bangladesh reveals the authoritarian character of the Bangladeshi government’s rule. In this article, Jay and Ahmed place the current situation in Bangladesh in its historical context and exposes its deep inner contradictions. — Editors

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David Black

November 22, 2018 Length: 4143 words 1 comments

Commemorating Helen Macfarlane (1818-60): Slavery, Abolitionism and the Roots of Scottish Marxism

Summary: A recent BBC television documentary, Slavery: Scotland’s Hidden Shame, calls to mind the writings of the Scottish Chartist, Helen Macfarlane – born 200 years ago. — Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson,
Chris Nineham

November 21, 2018 Length: 6 words 0 comments

[Audio] Marx & Colonialism

Summary: Chris Nineham interviews Kevin B. Anderson on race, colonialism and revolution, especially in Marx’s late writings. First appeared in Counterfire (22 minutes) — Editors

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Khalfani Malik Khaldun

November 16, 2018 Length: 4283 words 1 comments

Human and Civil Rights Complaint Against the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility

Summary: This “Political Press Release” by the New Afrikan political prisoner Khalfani Malik Khaldun is a call for action in support of his right to proper treatment and a fair trial. As someone victimized by the criminal injustice system for several decades and who has stood for the rights incarcerated people, we call on all our readers to support his cause by writing letters of support to the figures mentioned at the end of his letter as well as to Khaldun himself. — Editors


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Richard Abernethy

November 12, 2018 Length: 888 words 0 comments

Film Review: Peterloo

Summary: Two centuries after the event, a new film commemorates the Peterloo massacre of workers by British troops in Manchester, UK. – Editors.

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Lilia D. Monzó

October 27, 2018 Length: 1322 words 1 comments

The Dialectic in Marxism and Freedom for Today: The Unity of Theory and Practice and the Movement of Today’s Concrete Struggles

Summary: Marx’s dialectical humanism grounds itself in workers as thinking, revolutionary subjects, and calls upon intellectuals to break with their elitism. They need to develop theory in dialogue with the working class and especially its most oppressed layers, who are often people of color — Editors

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Mariah Brennan Clegg

October 25, 2018 Length: 732 words 0 comments

Speech in Support of Campus Workers Strike

Summary: Delivered to a rally of campus workers and their supporters at University of California, Santa Barbara – Editors

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Heather A. Brown

October 22, 2018 Length: 1750 words 2 comments

Ford Takes on Kavanaugh Amid the Revolutionary Ferment of the #MeToo Movement – With a New Postscript

Summary: First published on September 30, now with a postscript about the consequences of Kavanaugh’s confirmation — Editors

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Seamus Connolly

October 21, 2018 Length: 2444 words 0 comments

Marxism and Freedom: Dunayevskaya’s Contributions to Marxism and Liberation

Summary: Examines the book’s underlying humanism and critique of totalitarianism, sixty years later — Editors

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Rocio Lopez

October 13, 2018 Length: 408 words 1 comments

Solidarity with the Nicaraguan People Against the Ortega Regime

Summary: Calls on US and international left to support the uprising against the increasingly reactionary, repressive, and misogynist Ortega regime. First appeared on September 16, 2018 on the website of the Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice. First published by IMHO on September 23, 2018. With an addition to the last paragraph, it was approved by a membership vote on October 13, 2018 as a Statement of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization — Editors

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Mark Carroll

October 12, 2018 Length: 795 words 0 comments

Movements for Justice continue in Chicago as Officer Van Dyke Found Guilty

Reflections on racial inequalities and the meaning of the conviction of police officer Jason Van Dyke.

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