Human Power is its own end – Karl Marx
May-June 2014, Vol. 59, #3

  • One of hundreds who came out on March 8, 2014, on International Women's Day to rally at the "Coming out of the Shadows" demonstration at Chicago's Federal Plaza.

    From the U.S. to Ukraine, crises and revolts call for philosophy

    May 5, 2014
    Revolution and counter-revolution contend now, while the prolonged global capitalist economic crisis refuses to end. The question arises: where is the needed banner of total uprooting of the system and creation of new human relations as the goal? This objective need is present in every struggle from outright revolution in the Middle East to movements in the U.S. Beset by attacks and contradictions, they have in turn sparked...
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  • Unchaining the revolutionary dialectic

    May 10, 2014
    Marx, by unchaining the dialectic, discovered a whole new continent of thought and of revolution. Marx's critique of Hegelian dialectic meant not merely a substitution of materialism for idealism, but an extension of the dialectic from its seeming burial in Thought alone by the presence of the dialectic in the development of...
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    May 11, 2014
    A new conflict broke out in Bolivia at the end of March. Thousands of miners blocked highways in five departments of Bolivia to protest a...
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    Fukushima protest

    Demonstrators gathered in front of the Japanese Consulate in Chicago on the third anniversary of the first meltdown at the Daiichi nuclear plant at Fukushima....
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