Human Power is its own end – Karl Marx
May-June 2015, Vol. 60, #3

  • 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)

    Decaying social order shows need for philosophy, revolution

    May 6, 2015
    Introduction; I. Black Lives Matter; II. Things fall apart (A. Arab Spring: Revolution and war; B. Economic weakness and shifts in global politics; C. Whiff of fascism); III. Greek masses in peril; IV. Marxist-Humanist organization and philosophy. The fact that the old, crumbling order will not go away quietly explains why we mark the 60 years of activity of the Marxist-Humanist organization News and Letters Committees—not as an anniversary but as an open window onto the needed philosophy of revolution, without which all revolutions and freedom movements remain...
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    From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: The dialectic and women’s liberation

    April 30, 2015
    The article excerpts a summary of a talk by Dunayevskaya to a conference on Women’s Liberation in Detroit. The purpose of the meeting was to help Dunayevskaya work out the final chapter of her book then in progress, Philosophy and Revolution. That last chapter would take up the “New Passions and New Forces” for the reconstruction of society. The Conference was also the beginning of the News & Letters—Women’s Liberation...
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  • World in View: Death in Yarmouk

    May 7, 2015
    The world’s attention was once more belatedly drawn to the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus, Syria, by the invasion by IS/Daesh terrorists, facilitated by...
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