1980s

Volume/Number/Date of IssueLead articleDunayevskaya's "Two Worlds" or "Theory/Practice" column, or "From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya"Editorials
Vol. 25, No. 1, Feb, 1980Oil, Iran Crisis, and Drive for War Peter MallorySpecial section -- BEFORE AND AFTER THE 1905 REVOLUTION: Two turning points in Rosa Luxemburg's life -- 1898-99, and 1905-07
Vol. 25, No. 2, Mar, 1980Editorial Article: Carter's Drive to War DunayevskayaReason and revolution vs. conformism and technology
Vol. 25, No. 3, Apr, 1980American youth challenge draft, racism, poverty jobs Kevin A. BarrySpecial section: THE BREAK WITH KAUTSKY, 1910-1911: From Mass Strike Theory to Crisis over Morocco and Hushed-Up 'Woman Question'Black unrest heightens as U.S. economy staggers
Vol. 25, No. 4, May, 1980Eyewitness report: China: hunger for ideas to uproot class society Mary HolmesMay Day, 1980
Vol. 25, No. 5, Jun, 1980Workers' revolt boiling as economy enters deep-freeze Andy PhillipsCarter's intrusion, Khomeini's 'Holy War'Tito's non-alternative
Vol. 25, No. 6, Jul, 1980Draft Perspectives, 1980-1981: TOMORROW IS NOW: U.S. IMPERIALISM IN THE IRANIAN DESERT, AND AT HOME, IN DEEP RECESSION AND RESURGENT RACISM Principal author DunayevskayaLatin American revolts deepen in wake of Nicaragua
Vol. 25, No. 7, Aug-Sep, 1980Editorial article: Reagan convention reveals barbarism of 'New RightÌÔand mass opposition Michael ConnollyOn the 25th Anniversary of the Birth of Marxism-Humanism in the U.S. Prologue
Vol. 25, No. 8, Oct, 1980Against militarized science and religious reaction -- From Poland to Miami: masses as reason DunayevskayaTheory/Practice [Replaces Two Worlds as name of her column] On the 25th Anniversary of the Birth of Marxism-Humanism in the U.S. Part I
Vol. 25, No. 9, Nov, 19801980 election fantasies vs. U.S. class, race, war realities Michael ConnallyOn the 25th Anniversary of the Birth of Marxism-Humanism in the U.S. Part IIStruggle in Poland continues
Vol. 25, No. 10, Dec, 1980Azania, Zimbabwe, Namibia Southern Africa's new stage of struggle Kevin A. BarryOn the 25th Anniversary of the Birth of Marxism-Humanism in the U.S. Part IIIRamifications of Reagan election: The attack on Black America
Vol. 26, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 1981Eyewitness report on Solidarity: Polish workers' new form of organization Andy PhillipsChina's 'Gang of Four' trial charade and the so-called Cultural Revolution; media and the global crises, Part IBlack death in white America
Vol. 26, No. 2, Mar, 1981Reaganomics: militarization of the American economy and society Olga DomanskiChina's 'Gang of Four' trial charade and the so-called Cultural Revolution; media and the global crises Part II
Vol. 26, No. 3, Apr, 1981U.S. terrorism against El Salvador: Reagan-Haig conspiracy Eugene WalkerWhat is philosophy? What is revolution?Angry miners challenge UMWA President Church
Vol. 26, No. 4, May, 1981Miners gird for bitter strike struggle Andy PhillipsPreface to Iranian edition of Marx's 1844 EssaysEurope's Black dimension
Vol. 26, No. 5, Jun, 1981New opening to the Left in Europe: Socialist victory in French presidential election Peter MalloryA 1981 view of Marx's 1841 dialectic'Indignant Heart' -- 25 years of freedom movement
Vol. 26, No. 6, Jul, 1981A Marxist-Humanist eyewitness report on England, France: Labor, Women, Blacks on the move Olga DomanskiE1 Salvador: Reagan's genocidal war and the unfinished Latin American revolutionsAzanian movement shakes Botha regime, exposes Reagan policy
Vol. 26, No. 7, Aug-Sep, 1981Draft Perspectives, 1981-1982: THE TWO WORLDS IN EACH COUNTRY; THE NEED TO TRANSFORM REALITY Principal author DunayevskayaDeng revises not so much Mao, as MarxThe move to the sunbelt: Restructured economy is attack on labor Andy Phillips
Vol. 26, No. 8, Oct, 1981The trail in the 1980s for transforming reality Dunayevskaya
Vol. 26, No. 9, Nov, 1981War hysteria of US imperialism extends to Libya: Silence of Egyptian masses over Sadat Kevin A. BarryThe struggle continues: What kind of revolution in needed in the battle against the Khomeini-IRP counter revolution?Refusing to let the unthinkable be thinkable
Vol. 26, No. 10, Dec, 1981ln-person report on Nicaragua, Peru, Mexico: Latin America's revolutionary spirit Anne Molly JacksonOn the 150th anniversary since Hegel's death: How valid for our day are Marx's Hegelian roots?UAW at crossroads
Vol. 27, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 1982POLAND: An Editorial Article Counter-revolution drives the revolution underground; the resistance continues DunayevskayaBegin's Israel moves further back to his reactionary, terrorist origins
Vol. 27, No. 2, Mar, 1982Union leaders' concessions help Reaganomics expand army of unemployed Andy Phillips25 years of East European revolt and of the re-creation of Marx's MarxismSalvador's revolution versus Reagan's military madness
Vol. 27, No. 3, Apr, 1982In the US and globally: Deep recession, military build-up and the pulling apart of political alliances Dunayevskaya
Vol. 27, No. 4, May, 1982In Britain, Germany and now the U.S. The European anti-nuclear war movement crosses the Atlantic Michael ConnollyNew Introduction to Philosophy and RevolutionMay Day 1982: the union bureaucracy's betrayal
Vol. 27, No. 5, Jun, 1982Self-determination, class divisions, social revolution: Palestinians oppose Begin's reactionary crackdown on the West Bank and Gaza Peter WermuthNew Introduction to Marxism and FreedomDirection of anti-nuke movement
Vol. 27, No. 6, Jul, 1982Draft Perspectives, 1982-1983 -- A PHILOSOPHY OF REVOLUTION NEEDED: MASS OPPOSITION TO REAGANOMICS AND THE DRIVE FOR NUCLEAR WAR Principal author Dunayevskaya
Vol. 27, No. 7, Aug-Sep, 1982El Salvador: the right wing and the U.S. seek to crush the revolution Mary HolmesHobsbawm and Rubel on the Marx centenary, but where is Marx?Government reports and the ongoing Black revolt
Vol. 27, No. 8, Oct, 1982Need for a total uprooting -- Down with the perpetrators of the Palestinian slaughter DunayevskayaThe creative nature of Marx's mind and the tasks of Marxist-Humanists today
Vol. 27, No. 9, Nov, 1982From auto industry to trucking to high tech: Workers challenge Reaganomics and their union leadership Andy PhillipsIntroduction to Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation and Marx's Philosophy of RevolutionPoland's Solidarnosc: the struggle continues
Vol. 27, No. 10, Dec, 1982Political-Philosophic Letter: Andropov's Ascendancy Reflects Final State of State-Capitalism's Degeneracy DunayevskayaAnti-war activity vs. Reagan's McCarthyism
Vol. 28, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 1983Two States of the Union: Reagan militarizes economy; masses fight the new depression Andy PhillipsSouth Africa: the external war, the internal war
Vol. 28, No. 2, Mar, 1983Unemployed millions, anti-war protests reveal a Western Europe in crisis Kevin A.BarryMarxist-Humanism, 1983: The Summation That Is A New Beginning, Subjectively and Objectively. Marx's unknown Ethnological NotebooksSpecial Marx Centenary Issue
Vol. 28, No. 3, Apr, 1983Editorial Article: Rising campus protests confront militarism, Reaganomics, racism Olga Domanski'A Trail to the 1980s' and 'A 1980s View'
Vol. 28, No. 4, May, 1983May Day, 1983 Workers from Poland and South Africa to U.S. strive for freedom Michael ConnollyUnleashing the security cops; binding our civil liberties
Vol. 28, No. 5, Jun, 1983U.S. And Central American youth resist Reagan's new war plans David ParkThe national tour on the Marx centenaryEconomic crisis deepens; rulers prepare summit
Vol. 28, No. 6, Jul, 1983Draft Perspectives, 1983-84: MASS UNREST AT HOME AND ABROAD IN THE GLOBAL YEAR OF THE MISSILE Principal author DunayevskayaNationwide anti-war protests confront nuclear arms build-up Jim Mills
Vol. 28, No. 7, Aug-Sep, 1983In-person report: International Farm Crisis Summit: Farm activists 'Forging the Links' to deal with agricultural crisis Azadkar & Bob McGuireCall off the Dogs of War
Vol. 28, No. 8, Oct, 1983From the U.S. to the Philippines, Lebanon and Latin America: Philosophy of revolution needed to confront global crisis Dunayevskaya
Vol. 28, No. 9, Nov, 1983CHARLES DENBY, WORKER-EDITOR Dunayevskaya
Vol. 28, No. 10, Dec, 1983Reagan's imperial invasion and conquest of Grenada The three-way drive to war: Grenada, endless militarization, retrogression on Black rights Dunayevskaya
Vol. 29, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 1984Real state of the union: hunger, no jobs, battered women and bloated military Olga DomanskiNew Introduction to American Civilization on Trial: A 1980s View of the Two-Way Road Between the U.S. and Africa DunayevskayaEl Salvador: The Kissinger Commission, the rebel offensive
Vol. 29, No. 2, Mar, 1984In the Middle East and in Central America -- Reagan's drive for Pax Americana threatens global conflagration Eugene WalkerNew Introduction to 1984 Edition of Nationalism, Communism, Marxist-Humanism and the Afro-Asian RevolutionsWorkers face international exploitation, need international solidarity
Vol. 29, No. 3, Apr, 1984Battles over coal mine safety show stakes are high for labor in 1984 Andy PhillipsMarx's philosophy of revolution vs. non-Marxist scholar-careerists in 'Marxism'New cloak of religion masks class exploitation
Vol. 29, No. 4, May, 1984Draft Perspectives, 1984-85: WHERE ARE THE 1980s GOING? The Imperative Need for a Totally New Direction in Uprooting Capitalism-Imperialism Principal author DunayevskayaMay Day, 1984: Labor faces crises and challenges Ron Brokmeyer
Vol. 29, No. 5, Jun, 1984Can fight against Ronald Reagan, strike-breaker, begin here? 4,000 Toledo workers blockade plant, battle police by striking AP Parts workersMarx's last writings on Russia: new paths to revolution and philosophic continuityU.S. imperialism out of the Gulf! Stop the Iraq-Iran genocidal war!
Vol. 29, No. 6, Aug-Sep, 1984Reagan's Central American wars vs. revolutions in theory and practice Dunayevskaya
Vol. 29, No. 7, Oct, 1984From outer space to Lebanon, from Nicaragua to the U.S. -- What would four more years of Reagan, world outlaw, mean? Olga DomanskiMarx's critique of cultureÌÔa new studyBlack education: S. Africa, Chicago
Vol. 29, No. 8, Nov, 1984Philippine masses mount new protests against Marcos regime, U.S. bases Kevin A. BarryGrenada revolution and counter-revolutionAnti-war youth vs. Reaganism
Vol. 29, No. 9, Dec, 1984Black dimension remains pivotal: Strikes open battle against Reaganism John MarcotteNorman Levine's study of dialectics: a critiqueAfrican famine: capitalism's man-made disaster
Vol. 30, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 1985The real state of the union is the growing pauperization of America Michael ConnollyUnchaining the revolutionary dialectic; In Memoriam: Simon Silverman, Alexander Erlich
Vol. 30, No. 2, Mar, 1985U.S.-Russia secret talks; Israel-Lebanon stalemate: The Middle East in full disarray Peter WermuthTwo essays on women from Marxist-Humanist ArchivesReagan's war on Nicaragua
Vol. 30, No. 3, Apr, 1985Superpowers and China lie in wait: Will mass unrest alter India's path? Peter WermuthDialectics of Revolution: American Roots and Marx's World Humanist ConceptsEnd Reaganism before Reaganism ends us; Special section: Marxist-Humanist Archives Exhibit and Lecture sponsored by Wayne State Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs
Vol. 30, No. 4, May, 1985South Africa on the threshold of civil war Lou TurnerAddition to Marxist-Humanist ArchivesHigh tech and the state of health in America
Vol. 30, No. 5, Jun, 1985Two-tier wages, work rule concessions, union-busting: Can working people reverse Reaganism's attacks in the shop? Andy PhillipsPolitical-Philosophic Notes: On Reagan's Visit to Bitburg; Challenge to the youth: On the needed total uprooting of the old and the creation of new human relations
Vol. 30, No. 6, Jul, 1985From Star Wars to Nicaragua: 40 years after Hiroshima, Reagan's military madness threatens humanity Michael ConnollyThe concrete-Universal: a retropective look at thirty years of News & Letters I. From the Birth of News & Letters, 1955, to Marxism and Freedom, 1957
Vol. 30, No. 7, Aug-Sep, 19851985-86 Marxist-Humanist Draft Perspectives, Principal author Dunayevskaya
Vol. 30, No. 8, Oct, 1985The undeclared and ongoing civil war in South Africa DunayevskayaWomen's Liberation and the Dialectics of Revolution: Reaching for the Future (short excerpts)
Vol. 30, No. 9, Nov, 1985Reagan-Gorbachev summit can't hide two worlds in each country Michael ConnollyA Look at the Past and the Future: Thirty years of News & Letters ̐ A Retrospective and Perspective, Part IIReagan's reactionary agenda
Vol. 30, No. 10, Dec, 1985Spreading U.S. strikes resist 'two-tier society,' pose questions Olga DomanskiStill another version of the dialectic?Geneva 1985: The Summit that wasn't Dunayevskaya
Vol. 31, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 1986From South Africa to the U. S., from the Middle East to Central America: Reagan's 'Pax Americana' vs. global movements for freedom Peter WermuthLearn about revolutionary journalism with Marxist-Humanists: News & Letters Workshop/Classes on Current Events and the Dialectic Method
Vol. 31, No. 2, Mar, 1986As the Challenger explodes: Militarized science, technology vs. human needs, potentialities Eugene WalkerThe '80s in the Thirty Years of News & Letters: a Retrospective/ Perspective, Part IIIPhilippine masses oust Marcos
Vol. 31, No. 3, Apr, 1986Can Haiti's revolt be deepened to revolution? Kevin A. BarryIntroduction/Overview to Volume XII of The Marxist-Humanist Archives: Retrospective and PerspectiveÌÔThe Raya Dunayevskaya Collection, 1924-1986 Part I; Lesotho coup, Savimbi and ReaganReagan's attacks on Libya and Nicaragua
Vol. 31, No. 4, May, 1986Mexico in ferment: strikes, protests, discussions, challenge ruling powers Peter Wermuth and Anne JaclardRetrospective and PerspectiveÌÔThe Raya Dunayevskaya Collection, 1924-1986 Part IIStop Reagan's Acts of War!
Vol. 31, No. 5, Jun, 1986Does Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster show us our future? Eugene WalkerOpen letter to Paul BuhleSanctuary and the Latino dimension of freedom
Vol. 31, No. 6, Jul, 1986Marxist-Humanist Draft Perspectives, 1986-87: Principal author Dunayevskaya
Vol. 31, No. 7, Aug-Sep, , 1986Steelworkers, meatpackers, autoworkers: Labor's new battlegrounds Andy PhillipsJourneys through Marxist-Humanist Archives; In Memoriam -- Joe GigantiReagan and two South Africas
Vol. 31, No. 8, Oct, , 1986As Reagan and Gorbachev maneuver: Ongoing world revolts & economic crises challenge superpower grip Dunayevskaya
Vol. 31, No. 9, Nov, 1986The deepening crisis of poverty in America Olga DomanskiReagan, Gorbachev in Iceland: All things fall apart
Vol. 31, No. 10, Dec, 1986From the civil war in South Africa: a revolutionary thinker speaks out JongilizweA letter to Adrienne RichReagan's Imperial Presidency: The shocking liaison of U.S.-lran and the need for a biweekly N&L Dunayevskaya
Vol. 32, No. 1, Jan 30, 1987China's youth challenge Deng's state-capitalist regime Bob McGuireStar Wars from skies: Reagan's Grand IllusionReagan's budget: The trillion-dollar lie
Vol. 32, No. 2, Feb 13, 1987Reagan's America: rampant racism, pauperization, militarized science Kevin A. BarryDupre reviews DunayevskayaAmerican Civilization on Trial
Vol. 32, No. 3, Feb 27, 1987One year after Marcos ouster, an in-person report -- The Philippines: coups, mass opposition R. RussellWhither China?Challenging the nuclear warheads of Reagan
Vol. 32, No. 4, Mar 13, 1987Working women fight Reaganism with organization, strikes, ideas Olga DomanskiChina: Archives in future tenseSouth Africa: The ever-deafening wall of silence
Vol. 32, No. 5, Mar 27, 1987West Europe's masses pose new alternatives to deepening crisis Mary HolmesTwo of a kind: Reagan and Gorbachev and their bi-polar world, Part IRacism on the campus; Reagan and Nicaragua
Vol. 32, No. 6, Apr 10, 1987From IBP to Hormel: meatpackers fight companies, union bureaucrats Michael ConnollyTwo of a kind: Reagan and Gorbachev and their bi-polar world, Part IIInternational economic crisis: market-monetary or production?
Vol. 32, No. 7, Apr 27, 1987New immigration law spreads fear; solidarity across borders needed Michelle Landau1986-87: New illuminations on the philosophic expression of Marxist-HumanismCanadians seek independence from the United States and their own rulers
Vol. 32, No. 8, May 8, 1987Ongoing struggles in Black Belt challenge revolutionary Black thought Lou TurnerSpecial Supplement: WHY HEGEL'S PHENOMENOLOGY? WHY NOW?Stop Reagan's war plans for Central America
Vol. 32, No. 9, May 22, 1987East Europe's masses demand a radical openness from below Urszula WislankaCultural thaw is not restoration of history: Russia's latest play is no freedom roadWorkers' health and safety suffer from Reagan's murderous policies
Vol. 32, No. 10, Jun 5, 1987Raya Dunayevskaya dies
Vol. 32, No. 11, Jul 25, 1987Special Memorial issue: Raya Dunayevskaya, Founder of Marxist-Humanism Olga Domanski and Michael Connolly, Co-National Organizers, for News and Letters CommitteesOn Political Divides and Philosophic New Beginnings, June 5,1987; A Post-World War II View of Marx's Humanism, 1843-1883; Marxist-Humanism, 1950s-1980s, May 1, 1987
Vol. 32, No. 12, Sep, 1987Will U. S. armada in Persian Gulf lead to war with Iran, Russia? Eugene WalkerSpecial section: The living character of Raya Dunayevskaya's legacy
Vol. 32, No. 13, Oct, 1987Grave dangers of Reagan agenda: Bork, contras and Star Wars Olga DomanskiNew title for column: "From the Writings of Raya DunayevskayaÌÔMarxist-Humanist Archives" Dialectics of Revolution
Vol. 32, No. 14, Nov, 1987South Africa: new stage of repression; new stage of trade union struggle Lou TurnerEmergence of Marx's Humanism in the post-World War II worldStop Reagan's ominous attacks in Persian Gulf
Vol. 32, No. 15, Dec, 1987Reagan's Central American wars persist despite Arias peace plan Eugene WalkerRevolutions and PhilosophiesRural poverty in America
Vol. 33, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 1988Uprising in Israeli-occupied territories: Can Palestinian struggle become a new revolutionary beginning? Olga DomanskiSpecial section: Raya Dunayevskaya's Final Dialogue With Us
Vol. 33, No. 2, Mar, 1988Workers battle Reaganism, companies, union bureaucrats Bob McGuireNew perceptions of Lenin, HegelProtest S. Africa banning!
Vol. 33, No. 3, Apr, 1988South African bannings impose choke-hold on mass movement Peter WermuthIsrael moves further back to Begin's reactionary beginningsAll U.S. troops out of Central America now!
Vol. 33, No. 4, May, 1988New youth movement challenges Reaganism's racism, war actions Barry Keith25th anniversary of 'American Civilization on Trial' Freedom occupies consciousnessU.S. in Persian Gulf: Danger of Reaganism's international reach
Vol. 33, No. 5, Jun, 1988In-person report: Czechoslovakia 1988: no Prague Spring by X, co-author of Czechoslovakia: Revolution and Counter-revolutionLetter to Harry McShane: Theory's relation to philosophyReal state of the Economy
Vol. 33, No. 6, Jul, 1988Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 1988-89'A new revision of Marxian economics'Destruction of Iranian airliner: U.S. armada out of Persian Gulf!
Vol. 33, No. 7, Aug-Sep, 1988Dukakis and Bush: Campaign hoopla can't hide cutbacks, racism and revolt Andy PhillipsHegel's Absolutes and the organization of thoughtAs Iran/Iraq war ends, what happens after?
Vol. 33, No. 8, Oct, 1988Burmese masses struggle to uproot ruling military regime Kevin A. BarryNot by practice alone: the movement from theory
Vol. 33, No. 9, Nov, 1988Russia's two worlds: growing revolt vs. state-capitalist rule Olga DomanskiSpecial section: Raya Dunayevskaya's 1953 'Letters on Hegel's Absolutes'Reality: Bush can't wrap it in the flag
Vol. 33, No. 10, Dec, 1988Ideological pollution of Reaganism continues with Bush's victory John AlanEast European revolt and the re-creation of Marx's MarxismU.S. wars in Central America
Vol. 34, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 1989U.S.-Russia realignment only deepens global crises Kevin A. BarryThe Latin American unfinished revolutionsBush's 'moderate' image sows illusions
Vol. 34, No. 2, Mar, 1989State-run nuclear arms industry's 40-year war on humanity Michelle LandauOn the battle of ideas
Vol. 34, No. 3, Apr, 1989ln-person report: Mexico in crisis and revolt Anne Jaclard, Eugene WalkerWhat is Philosophy? What is Revolution? 1789-1793; 1848-1850; 1914-1919; 1979Our two-tier society sub-minimum wages, strike breaking courts
Vol. 34, No. 4, May, 1989500,000 in Washington, D.C.: Abortion rights march challenges anti-woman retrogression in U.S. Terry Moon1964 Letter to Herbert Marcuse: Freedom demands the unity of philosophy and revolution'Congress falls into Bush's trap on contra aid
Vol. 34, No. 5, Jun, 1989Millions in China defy martial law as party leaders maneuver Bob McGuireDialectics of Organization in Hegel's 'Attitudes to Objectivity'True crisis in U.S. education: cutbacks, poverty and racism
Vol. 34, No. 6, Jul, 1989Visage of genocide in U.S. Black health crisis Lou TurnerA 1981 writing on China: Deng revises not so much Mao, as Marx'You cannot massacre an idea': China's revolt brutally forced underground
Vol. 34, No. 7, Aug-Sep, 1989Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 1989-90: HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE 1990S?Philosophy as leadership and as action
Vol. 34, No. 8, Oct, 1989Black opposition to racism puts American civilization on trial John AlanSpecial section: Philosophy and Revolution as a Challenge to the 1990s -- The 'uniqueness, originality and difficulty' of Philosophy and RevolutionGlemp and Auschwitz: Anti-Semitism in the 1980s
Vol. 34, No. 9, Nov, 1989In the historic mirror: East Germany, Poland, Hungary: East European masses hurl new challenges to state-capitalism Olga DomanskiIn Memoriam of the Hungarian Revolution: Spontaneity of Action and Organization of ThoughtOf hurricanes and earthquakes: Natural disasters reveal capitalism's destructive power
Vol. 34, No. 10, Dec, 1989Bush's ongoing wars: in El Salvador, in the U.S. Michelle LandauIdeas that live in an organizationAs Gorbachev and Bush maneuver: East Europe's revolt at the crossroads

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