Protesters at national demonstration in St. Louis Oct. 11-12, 2014, against police killings. Actions were prompted by the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.  (Photo by Mar Quita Bradshaw for News & Letters)

Chicago meeting: Decaying social order shows need for philosophy, revolution

May 3, 2015

DATE: Monday, May 4, 2015
TIME: 6:30 PM
PLACE: 228 S. Wabash, Room 230, Chicago

News and Letters Committees invites you to a meeting on:

The Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2015-2016
Decaying social order shows need for philosophy, revolution

Protesters at national demonstration in St. Louis Oct. 11-12, 2014, against police killings. Actions were prompted by the [=>]

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The 1949-50 Miners’ General Strike and the birth of Marxist-Humanism

April 11, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 6:30 p.m.
Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz), Oakland

Join us for a discussion of “Miners inspired Marxist-Humanism,” Raya Dunayevskaya’s retrospective on the birth of Marxist-Humanism in the 1949-50 Miners’ General Strike. It is in the current March-April issue of News & Letters.

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México DF: La Jornada Laboral de las Mujeres

April 10, 2015

Domingo 19 de abril de 12:00 a 16:00 hrs.

Auditorio “17 de abril”, 3er piso del edificio de la CNTE
Belisario Dominguez no. 32  Centro Histórico. México DF.
metro Allende /  metrobus Teatro Blanquita  /  metrobus Rep. de Chile

FORO LA JORNADA LABORAL DE LAS MUJERES
Experiencias desde abajo

Convocan:
 Seminario de Feminismo y Marxismo en América Latina 
y PRAXIS en América Latina 

Más información:
seminario.marxismoyfeminismo@gmail.com
Facebook:  Seminario-Marxismoyfeminismo
praxisamericalatina@gmail.com
http://www.praxisenamericalatina.org/

ENTRADA [=>]

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Oakland meeting: The Syrian Revolution and its philosophy

March 14, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 6:30 p.m.
Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz), Oakland

We now have copies of the new March-April 2015 issue of News & Letters as well as the Call for the 2015 News and Letters Committees Plenum,which will be held over the Memorial Day weekend in Chicago. Both of these will be available at our [=>]

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Ciudad México: Praxis en América Latina y el periodismo revolucionario

domingo, 15 de marzo 12.00 hrs.

Sección 9 CNTE
Belisario Domínguez 32
3 cuadras del metro Allende

Praxis en América Latina ha salido ya de la imprenta y está lista para ser distribuida, leída y discutida

¡Ven a celebrar con nosotros!

Los temas de la reunión:

  1. La importancia del periodismo revolucionario: Marx, Mariátegui, Dunayevskaya y México hoy
  2. ¿Cómo darle vida al primer número de Praxis [=>]

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Ciudad México: Filosofía y Revolución en América Latina

February 19, 2015

Los miércoles, 6 de la tarde
Belisario Domínguez 32, segundo piso
Centro Histórico, 3 cuadras del metro Allende

Círculo de reflexión y discusión
Filosofía y Revolución en América Latina

Temas principales

• La dialéctica en Hegel, en Marx y en los Zapatistas.

• La filosofía de Marx, de Dunayevskaya, de Mariátegui, de Revueltas

• Sujetos revolucionarios (proletariado, campesinado, indígenas, mujeres, juventud, afro-descendientes.)

• El significado [=>]

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Martin Luther King

Chicago film screening: The Other America

February 18, 2015

DATE/TIME: Monday, February 23, 2015, 6:30 PM
PLACE: News & Letters Library, 228 S. Wabash Ave., Room 230, Chicago

In celebration of Black History Month, News and Letters Committees invite you to see and discuss a film of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

The Other America

“The Other America” is a film of the talk that Martin Luther [=>]

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Ciudad México: Filosofía y Revolución en América Latina, pensamientos y haceres para nuestro tiempo

February 16, 2015

Los viernes, 2 de la tarde, a partir del 20 de febrero
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras UNAM, aula 120

Círculo de reflexión y discusión
Filosofía y Revolución en América Latina, pensamientos y haceres para nuestro tiempo.

Temas principales

• La dialéctica en Hegel, en Marx y en los Zapatistas.

• La filosofía de Marx, de Mariátegui, de Revueltas, de Marini, de [=>]

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Ciudad México: Ayotzinapa y los zapatistas

Los jueves, 2 de la tarde
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras UNAM,
aula 312

Círculo de estudio

Ayotzinapa y los zapatistas

“Tal vez no se los han dicho, pero han sido ustedes, los familiares y compañeros de los estudiantes muertos y desaparecidos quienes han conseguido, con la fuerza de su dolor, y de ese dolor convertido en rabia [=>]

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Ciudad México: El feminismo y el marxismo en América Latina hoy

Los martes, 18:00 – 21:00
Belisario Domínguez 32, centro histórico, Ciudad México
4 cuadras de metro Allende

El feminismo y el marxismo en América Latina hoy

Un circulo de estudio con —

Praxis en América Latina
laboratorio-taller de humanismo-marxista, comunismo liberador, feminismo

• Vamos a leer y discutir algunos ensayos de Liberación femenina y dialéctica de la revolución por Raya Dunayevskaya.

• Vamos a explorar movimientos feministas e [=>]

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Poets protest in Athens, Greece, against austerity in 2012.

Chicago meeting: Greece and Syriza: Against the inhumanity of austerity, we pose the fullness of human liberation!

February 5, 2015

Monday, February 9, 2015, 6:30 PM
News & Letters Library, 228 S. Wabash, Room 230, Chicago

News and Letters Committees invites you to a discussion on:

Greece and Syriza: Against the inhumanity of austerity, we pose the fullness of human liberation!

See our statement on the Greek elections.

Poets protest in Athens, Greece, against austerity in 2012.

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New York: 1965-2015 Fifty Years of Struggle and Revolution: The Legacy of Malcolm X

January 14, 2015

Saturday, February 7, 2:00 P.M.
Freedom Hall, 113 West 128th St., Harlem
Transportation: Take subways #2 or 3 to 125th St. station (Red Line)

New York local of News and Letters Committees presents a study group on the theme of:

1965-2015 Fifty Years of Struggle and Revolution:
The Legacy of Malcolm X

February 21 1965: Assassination of Malcolm X and the publication of [=>]

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March in Mexico for the return on the 43 missing Ayotzinapa students.

Chicago meeting: México in a new historic moment

January 6, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015
6:30 PM
228 S. Wabash Ave., Room 230, Chicago

News and Letters Committees invites you to an
IN-PERSON REPORT on

México in a new historic moment:

From the massive protests against the forced disappearance of 43 students from the rural normal school in Guerrero to the just completed Zapatista World Festival of Resistances and Rebellions against Capitalism

 Eugene [=>]

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Oakland meeting: Anarchist/Marxist-Humanist dialog on the dialectic

December 5, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 6:30 p.m.
Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz), Oakland
come up the back stairs

A point of intersection between thoughtful anarchism and anti-state Marxism is John P. Clark’s new book The Impossible Community, which comes out of the Social Ecology of Murray Bookchin. Bookchin’s ideas have been cited lately as one of the influences among Kurds of Turkey and [=>]

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Foro en Ciudad México: México en un nuevo momento histórico

December 2, 2014

Domingo 7 de diciembre, 16:00 hrs.,

Belisario Domínguez 32, a 3 cuadras del metro Allende, Ciudad México

Foro de Praxis en América Latina

México en un nuevo momento histórico

La dialéctica de la lucha —

● Las palabras, la rabia, la rebeldía, la resistencia de las familias de los normalistas asesinados y desaparecidos

● Guerrero, un estado en rebelión

● [=>]

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Chicago meeting: Philosophical ground for revolutionary organization today

October 11, 2014

Monday, October 13, 6:30 PM
News and Letters library
228 S. Wabash, Room 230, Chicago, IL 60604

The role and nature of revolutionary organization is widely debated today. We consider how those debates are illuminated by the way Marx, as philosopher of revolution in permanence, laid ground for organization in his “Critique of the Gotha Program.”  This discussion [=>]

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Oakland meeting: Hegel and Haiti

October 1, 2014

Sunday, October 5, 6:30 p.m.Niebyl-Proctor Library6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz), Oaklandcome up the back stairs

In the March 2001 News & Letters, John Alan’s Black/Red column, “Hegel and Black history,” was an appreciation and critique of Susan Buck-Morss’ original article “Hegel and Haiti” where she took the whole world of Hegel scholarship to task for not [=>]

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Oakland meeting: 2014 is not 2011: What’s happened to the idea of freedom that animated the Arab Spring and the occupy movement?

September 20, 2014

Sunday, 9/21/14, 6:30 pm
Niebyl-Proctor Library,
6501 Telegraph Ave., Oakland
(come up the back staircase)

2014  is  not  2011: What’s happened to the idea of freedom that animated the Arab Spring and the occupy movement?

Can the idea of freedom re-emerge in the face of counter-revolution, permanent war and a world reshuffling of the global alliances, where it’s not freedom, [=>]

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"Dawning of a New Day," mural at 1207 7th Street North, Kansas City, Kansas

Nuevo libro: Contradicciones históricas en la civilización de los Estados Unidos

September 16, 2014

Jueves  18 septiembre  5 – 7 de la tarde

Galería autónoma CU  — Auditorio Che Guevara

UNAM, Ciudad de México

Presentación de libro y círculo de estudio

Contradicciones históricas en la civilización de los Estados Unidos

“Dawning of a New Day,” mural at 1207 7th Street North, Kansas City, Kansas

* La verdadera historia de los Estados Unidos

* Las masas [=>]

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Students, teachers and community members protesting recent education budget cuts in California. Photo by Urszula Wislanka for News & Letters

Chicago Meeting on: Capitalist education vs. self-development

September 5, 2014

Date: Monday, September 8, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Place: News & Letters Library
228 S. Wabash Room 230, Chicago

Speaker: Erica Rae, teacher and writer for News & Letters

•   Why are the Common Core Curriculum and standardized testing so hated by those who have to teach it and learn it?

•   What is the [=>]

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Picture: Urszula Wislanka for News & Letters

Oakland meeting: New Voices for Freedom in California’s Central Valley

September 4, 2014

Sunday, 9/7/2014, 6:30 pmNiebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz)
Oakland, Ca.
(come up the back staircase)

Our discussion will be on “New Voices for Freedom in California’s Central Valley.” Urszula will lead off this report-back from our recent trip to McFarland near Delano. Some of it is reflected in “‘Trail for Humanity’ links immigration, environment, prisons” in [=>]

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Oakland meeting: Participate in revolutionary journalism

August 9, 2014

Sunday, 8/10/2014, 6:30 pm
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz)Oakland, Ca.(come up the back staircase)

This Sunday, 8/10 at 6:30 p.m., we will discuss possible contributions to the next issue ofNews & Letters. Some examples are: 1) a report from a demonstration in McFarland, Ca., on 7/31, where the Dreamers marching on a “Trail for Humanity” and [=>]

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Deadline for September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters

July 28, 2014

Sunday, August 17, is deadline for the next issue.  Share your story with the world! Send in reports on your workplace, your town, your country; conditions, events, ideas, and debates. Send in Readers’ Views responding to articles in News & Letters and/or responding to what is happening in the world.

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Oakland meeting: History of Dialectics–Considerations on Franz Fanon

July 27, 2014

Sunday, August 3, 10:30 a.m.

Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz)Oakland, Ca.(come up the back staircase)

Ron will join Lew and Ibrahim for another “History of Dialectics” discussion of “Considerations on Franz Fanon” on Sunday, August 3 at 10:30 a.m. at the Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library.

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Chicago meeting: Low-wage strike wave shows workers reaching for a new way of life

July 10, 2014

Monday, July 21, at 6:30pm
News and Letters Library
228 S. Wabash Ave., #230
Chicago, Illinois 60604

Speaker: Franklin Dmitryev, National Organizer of News and Letters Committees, author of “Low-wage strike wave shows workers reaching for a new way of life”

From the July-August 2014 issue of News & Letters:

The recent wave of strikes at Walmart and fast food restaurants [=>]

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Oakland meeting: On the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement and Mississippi Freedom Summer: the need for the Hegelian-Marxian dialectic of freedom

July 9, 2014

Sunday, 7/13/2014, 6:30 pm
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz)
Oakland, Ca.
(come up the back staircase)

Sunday, 7/13 at 6:30 p.m., on the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement with its roots in the Mississippi Freedom Summer, we will discuss the need for the Hegelian-Marxian dialectic of freedom in real time engagment with on-going struggles. One [=>]

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LA meeting: Low-wage strike wave shows workers reaching for a new way of life

July 8, 2014

Sunday, July 13, at 5:00pm
Echo Park United Methodist Church
1226 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, California 90026
(1 block north of Sunset, side door)

Speaker: Franklin Dmitryev, National Organizer of News and Letters Committees, author of “Low-wage strike wave shows workers reaching for a new way of life”

From the July-August 2014 issue of News & Letters:

The recent wave [=>]

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