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Damian Algabre

July 26, 2021 Length: 1257 words 0 comments

Report on Mini-Conference on Raya Dunayevskaya’s Intersectional Marxism

Summary: On the first-ever conference on Raya Dunayevskaya’s work–Editors

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Sam Friedman,
Danny Katch

July 19, 2021 Length: 2179 words 0 comments

Activism Made AIDS Treatment More Accessible — That’s What It’ll Take for COVID

Summary: In this interview, a leading AIDS researcher discusses why both AIDS and COVID have disproportionately hit poor people of color, and why people who rightfully mistrust pharmaceutical executives should still believe in the effectiveness of their vaccines. Copyright, Truthout and reprinted with permission. Originally appeared here https://truthout.org/articles/activism-made-aids-treatment-more-accessible-thats-what-itll-take-for-covid/ on June 13, 2021 — Editors

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Hands Off the People of Iran

July 14, 2021 Length: 1170 words 2 comments

Iran: Workers unite in huge protest

A strike that started amongst one section of oil workers in southern Iran has spread to all oil exploration, refinery and petrochemical plants in the country, and is gaining widespread support from other workers too. Here, we publish the striking workers’ statement – Editors.

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Peter Hudis

July 13, 2021 Length: 3104 words 2 comments

Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxist Humanism and the Alternative to Capitalism

The Russian-born thinker Raya Dunayevskaya was an important and influential figure on the US radical left. At an early stage, she recognized the need to combine struggles against racism and capitalism — two oppressive structures that were intimately linked. Originally appeared in Jacobin Magazine, here: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2021/06/raya-dunayevskaya-marxist-humanism-anti-racism-capitalism-alienation

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Kevin B. Anderson,
Heather A. Brown,
Sevgi Doğan,
Kieran Durkin,
Barbara Epstein,
Lewis Gordon,
Peter Hudis,
Ndindi Kitonga,
Paul Mason,
Lilia D. Monzó,
Rhaysa Ruas,
Alessandra Spano

July 10, 2021 Length: 464 words 0 comments

Mini-Conference: Debating Raya Dunayevskaya’s Intersectional Marxism

Summary: Recordings of the three panels discussing various aspects of Raya Dunayevskaya’s intersectional Marxism. Presentations by Lewis Gordon, Barbara Epstein, Paul Mason, Kevin B. Anderson, and many more – Editors.

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Damian Algabre

June 26, 2021 Length: 1495 words 0 comments

No Cops at Pride! Community, Liberation, and Abolition Undergird Pride in 2021

Summary: Musings on the history of Pride, police brutality, and the anti-capitalist turn in Pride in the time of COVID-19 – Editors.

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Richard Abernethy

June 6, 2021 Length: 1125 words 0 comments

Colombia: Revolt in the Time of Coronavirus

Summary: In a land of staggering inequality, mass protests by grassroots organisations stay strong in the face of violent repression.

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Natália de Oliveira

May 28, 2021 Length: 2663 words 0 comments

Concerning the Most Recent Massacre in Rio de Janeiro: Yes, Another One

Summary: Discusses the consequences of racism in Brazil and how racism is deeply intertwined in capitalism – Editors.

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Hector Salazar

May 24, 2021 Length: 3619 words 1 comments

Honduras, Immigration, and the Decline of the U.S. Empire

Summary: The manufactured “crisis” of immigration being touted by the press in light of tens of thousands of Central American refugees seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border makes this an important moment to review the roots of the present situation and the Biden Administration’s response to it – Editors.

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David Black

May 19, 2021 Length: 979 words 0 comments

Israel’s Murderous War on the Palestinians Exposes US ‘Normalization’ of the Middle East

Summary: Israel’s brutal war against Palestinians, including the pogroms in Israeli cities, in the context of US imperial machinations – Editors

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Regletto Aldrich Imbong,
Mari Elise Gwyneth Lim

May 5, 2021 Length: 3607 words 0 comments

The Militarization of a Pandemic and the Struggle for Peace

Summary: The response by the Philippine state to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to ever-greater militarization and repression by President Duterte. Its impact is detailed in this article by two leftwing scholars and activists – Editors

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Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh

April 22, 2021 Length: 3334 words 0 comments

[Discussion Article] The Second Thoughts of Engels on the State

The writings of Engels on the state exhibit ambiguities, some of which have curiously escaped notice, but Marxist thought can ill afford to ignore them – Editors

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Kevin B. Anderson

April 18, 2021 Length: 1546 words 2 comments

Remembering the Arab Spring… or Arabic as the Language of 21st Century Revolution

Summary: We should not forget the achievements or the global impact of the Arab revolutions of 2011 — Editors

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Lefteast

April 17, 2021 Length: 468 words 0 comments

Call for Solidarity with DOXA

Call to support the Russian journal DOXA, whose editors were arrested by Russian authorities — Editors

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Damian Algabre

April 14, 2021 Length: 4051 words 0 comments

Revisiting Dunayevskaya on Women’s Liberation for Women’s History Month: Marx’s Philosophy and Queer Struggle

Summary: A reflection on Chapter 8 of Dunayevskaya’s Rosa Luxemburg, Women’s Liberation, and Marx’s Philosophy of Revolution and the lessons it holds for today’s revolutionaries – Editors

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