Human Power is its own end – Karl Marx
January-February 2017, Vol. 62, #1

Inauguration of neo-fascism faces widespread revolt

January 23, 2017
The lightning move by Republicans in Congress to prepare to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare—before Donald Trump even took office, with only the vaguest idea of what is to replace it, and with full knowledge that a large majority of Americans oppose the repeal of its most important provisions—gave a sign of how far the new single-party government intends to roll the clock back, with dizzying speed. ...
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From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: Why Phenomenology? Why now?

January 30, 2017
Because of the urgency of the question of how to make new beginnings in such a reactionary world situation, we excerpt two of Dunayevskaya’s last philosophical writings, which confront “where to begin” as part of her work on dialectics of philosophy and organization. ...
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Woman as Reason: Syrian women as force and revolutionary Reason

January 26, 2017
Women's Liberationist Terry Moon writes about the revolutionary force and reason of Syrian women including those in Raqqa fighting ISIS, in East Aleppo fighting Bashar al-Assad, in Salamiya and Daraya--documenting the forms they chose to fight for freedom. ...
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Featured Articles

As Others See Us: The new French edition of Marxism and Freedom ‘To retake the historical initiative’

January 31, 2017
Frédéric Monferrand introduces the new French edition of Marxism and Freedom. This excerpt concentrates on how the work reconstructs the Hegelian philosophical consistency of Marx’s...
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Oakland, Detroit march on Martin Luther King Day

January 26, 2017
Reports by participants of celebrations and protests on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Oakland, Calif., and Detroit, Mich. ...
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Democracy in the streets votes Trump out!

January 23, 2017
Reports from the huge Women's March from participants in Chicago, Ill., Detroit, Mich., Oakland, Calif., Nashville, Tenn., Memphis, Tenn., Los Angeles, Calif., and New York...
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Letter from Mexico: Indigenous organize to contest 2018 vote

January 31, 2017
The National Indigenous Congress in Mexico announced that 430 communities had created an Indigenous Governing Council to prepare for selecting a woman to contest the...
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Trump and unrest confront China


Just weeks after Donald Trump claimed his Electoral College victory, he put the spotlight on U.S.-China relations by taking a call from Taiwan's President, creating...
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Featured Column

Workshop Talks: Roots of Trumpism in swamps of history

January 26, 2017
Htun Lin's Workshop Talks column takes up his experience as a refugee from Burma to the U.S. and today's plight of the Rohingya, who are...
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Editorial

Editorial: Freedom and terror define Syria


Editorial taking up the present situation in Syria where the smoke of destroyed East Aleppo, of ravaged Free Idlib, East Ghouta, Wadi Barada, and other...
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Review: Wombs in Labor
Women WorldWide
Confronting fanatics

Page 3
Postal workers stop Staples
Columbia University stalls union victory
Women prisoners: ‘Shout Their Names’

Pages 6-7
Readers’ Views, Part 1
Readers’ Views, Part 2

Page 8
Justice still denied for Stephon Watts
Continued discussion of “Prisoners’ Human Rights Movement Blueprint”: What is our true human nature?
The movie Loving, Karl Marx and ‘real life’

Page 9
Handicap This!
Chelsea Manning is not yet free
Queer Notes
Free Mumia Abu-Jamal!
Transgender Day of Remembrance

Page 11
The Ghost Ship fire

Page 12, World in View
Cuban Revolution’s dual heritage
Brazilians resist return to neoliberalism
The past is prologue

Web-only articles

Voices From the Inside Out: African-American History Month
Trump’s American fascism must be defeated!
Detroiters oppose school closings
Florida students rally for immigrants
‘City of Immigrants’ rallies against Trump
Youth in Action
Mexico: National Coordination of Education Workers statement
Chinese translation of Marxism and Freedom available on pdf
January-February 2017 N&L available on the web

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