Raya Dunayevskaya y la filosofía del humanismo marxista: su significado hoy

Raya Dunayevskaya y la filosofía del Raya Dunayevskaya y la filosofía del humanismo marxista: su significado hoy

Eugene Gogol

Introducción: sobre aniversarios, conmemoraciones y nuevos comienzos

El centenario de la Revolución Rusa, el 150 aniversario de la primera edición de El capital, de Marx, así como el bicentenario del nacimiento de este último, son momentos cruciales en los [=>]

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November-December 2017 issue is online!

November 18, 2017

Puerto Ricans suffer as Donald Trump plays to his racist base; Editorial: Save the Rohingya, stop the genocide!; Editorial: Abuser-in-chief trashes women; On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution: Historic initiative of the masses and Lenin’s philosophic break; New book–Russia: From Proletarian Revolution to State-Capitalist Counter-Revolution: Selected writings by Raya Dunayevskaya; Detroit Women’s Convention shows women persist; World in View: U.S. ‘democracy’ enters crisis mode; Workers’ revolts threaten Xi Jinping; Woman as Reason: #MeToo; Letter from Mexico: Earthquake: Mexico’s wake-up call; Kris Kobach has something to hide; Judy Tanzawa (Judy Tristan), 1939-2017; Dan Perron, 1959-2017; more…

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World in View: Venezuela’s human toll

The social crisis in Venezuela has taken a toll and earlier this year, Health Minister Antonieta Caporale was fired for releasing statistics showing that the number of women dying in childbirth had increased by 65% and children’s mortality increased 30%.

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Help Puerto Rico now

November 15, 2017

In person report on a demonstration in Chicago in support of the people of Puerto Rico, and to demand the Trump Administration give them the help they need.

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Women Worldwide, November-December 2017

Women Worldwide Column on: the Black Women’s March on Washington; Meltem Cumbul in Turkey refusing to shake the hand of a director who supported right-wing President Erdogan; and a class-action lawsuit against coerced sterilization procedures in Canada against indigenous women.

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NFL players defy owners and Trump

A hundred people marched to Soldier Field before the Chicago Bears’ first game this season, to “Stand with Kaepernick” for his taking a knee during the National Anthem before games of the 2016 season.

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Dan Perron, 1959-2017

News and Letters Committees lost a wonderful comrade when Dan Perron (Oct. 12, 1959-Sept. 7, 2017) died. Dan was a lifelong activist for freedom and justice.

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‘A good company man’

Retired coalminer and Marxist-Humanist Andy Phillips relates how being a “good company man” led to misery and unfair working conditions at the Pursglove 15 mine, owned in the 1940s by Consolidation Coal Co., the largest coal company in the U.S. at that time.

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Queer Notes, November-December 2017

Queer Notes on a fictional tale of Transgender youth Zhang Wang’an in China; a sign distribution rally in the U.S. to support two neighborhood LGBT families; Pride Parade in St. Petersburg; and Pete Olson, Texas Republican, sponsoring a bill to invalidate executive orders that included Trans people as a protected class.

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Raid on French anti-nuclear activists

November 14, 2017

On Sept. 20, 150 police showed up at 6:30 AM at the Bure House of Resistance in France. It is the latest incident of repression against growing opposition to “permanent” burial of France’s high-level radioactive waste.

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Kris Kobach has something to hide

Kris Kobach, the Secretary of State for the state of Kansas, has been using a personal gmail account to perform duties for the “Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity,” while at the same time trying to deprive U.S. citizens of their right to vote. .

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Wisconsin Transgender prisoner traumatized

I’m a Transgender person at Waupun Correctional Institution, who has been sexually degraded and humiliated for speaking out about being raped, for being Transsexual, who refused to call herself a male and for being a “problem inmate.”

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Prison danger zones

A prisoner writes of the danger zone state and federal prisons have become as warehouses for people suffering from mental health issues.

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Dreamers fight back

From Sept. 1 through Sept. 10, Dreamers fought for their human rights against President Donald Trump’s administration’s white nationalist policy of rescinding President Obama’s DACA Program

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Time to stop Trump

Prisoner Robert Taliaferro writes of his hopes for the 2018 U.S. midterm elections to send a message that youth, the true middle-class, women and the LGBTQI community, people of all colors will take their country back.

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Editorial: Abuser-in-chief trashes women

The Trump administration’s attack on both abortion rights and birth control panders to their anti-abortion fanatical base–in the process torturing a 17-year-old immigrant who tried to get an abortion after being locked up for illegally crossing the border. .

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Meetings on the anniversary of the Russian Revolution

November 10, 2017

Meetings on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution!

Nov. 12 in Los Angeles and Oakland, Nov. 13 in Chicago:

Los Angeles meeting: 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution
WHEN: Sunday, November 12, 2017, 6:00 PM
WHERE: Echo Park United Methodist Church, 1226 N. Alvarado (north of Sunset, side door)

Oakland meeting: “October” and “What Happens After?”
WHEN: Sunday, [=>]

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DACA Dreamers and allies resist Trump

October 24, 2017

A participant reports on a series of protests, rallies and marches of thousands taking place in September in Los Angeles against President Donald Trump’s attacks on youthful immigrants called Dreamers by ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Program.

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October 22, 2017

Women’s liberationist and managing editor of News & Letters Terry Moon writes about why she posted #MeToo on social media and how women’s experiences must impact what revolution has to mean.

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Earthquakes in Mexico: a wake-up call

September 26, 2017

An in-person report of the recent devastating earthquakes in Mexico and how social conditions including capitalism, government corruption, etc., negatively affect rescue efforts; how everyday people’s self-organization makes a significant difference.

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What it means to be ‘a good company man’

September 19, 2017

Retired miner and Marxist-Humanist Andy Phillips recounts an incident from the Consolidation Coal Company whose foreman refused compensation for a worker who sustained a back injury from years of laying 10 foot steel rails that weighed 60 pounds a foot.

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The struggle for the meaning of history

On Aug. 27 in Berkeley, Calif., thousands came out to protest an “alt-right,” “No to Marxism,” demonstration including Black Lives Matter, feminists, Muslims, immigrants, leftists, and ordinary citizens against “hate.”

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September-October 2017 issue is online!

September 7, 2017

The September-October 2017 issue of News & Letters, Vol. 62, #5, is available on the web.

View the issue online or as pdf.

Lead article: Rising U.S. racism challenges all freedom movements
A Marxist-Humanist analysis of the history and meaning of the rising of the right-wing neo-Nazi white supremacist movement, its relationship to President Donald Trump and his administration, and its challenge to the [=>]

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