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

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 another fundamentalist faction, Jabhat al-Nusra....
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Woman as Reason: Afghan women demand justice

April 30, 2015
Is the March 19 murder of Farkhunda by a mob of men who beat her to death with stones and sticks, ran her over with...
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Voices from the Inside Out: Selma’s mindset

May 7, 2015
In reading Charles Denby’s “Continuing Magnolia Jungle terror exposes reality of ‘Great Society,’” one is struck by how poignant and presciently modern Denby’s thoughts were...
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World in View: Rojava, revolution and today’s youth


The affinity of so many, including Black, Latino and Third World youth, with the struggle of Rojava’s Kurds—like that in Chiapas before—can be of the...
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South Africa bloodies Black workers

April 30, 2015
Durban, South Africa—On April 8 Abahlali baseMjondolo supported a march against xenophobia organized by our comrades in the Congolese Solidarity Campaign together with the...
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Seeking justice for 43 in Ayotzinapa

May 1, 2015
“Caravana 43” includes some of the parents of 43 students who were “disappeared” in September from the Normal Rural School Raúl Isidro Burgos in Ayotzinapa,...
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