Human Power is its own end – Karl Marx
May-June 2016, Vol. 61, #3

The need for new beginnings in thought and in action

April 25, 2016
Contents: Introduction; I. Discontent, revolt and reaction in the U.S.; II. The worldwide war against women; III. Chinese labor in revolt; IV. Counter-revolution and revolution in the Middle East and North Africa; V. Toward organizational new beginnings. The fact that the old, crumbling order will not go away quietly explains why we print the Marxist-Humanist Draft Perspectives in the pages of the paper of News and Letters Committees. It is an open window onto the needed philosophy of revolution, without which all revolutions and freedom movements remain incomplete....
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From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: Nixon’s ‘racist mayhem’ lingers today

May 18, 2016
Our era, when racist police gun down Black men, women and youth, continues a history as old as the U.S. The piece excerpted here shows some of that history and how racism can be spurred on by this country’s leaders and would-be leaders, out for power. It takes up how Left movements respond to racism and the attempt to answer the question by funneling liberatory impulses into the dead end of electoral politics. The relationships between the Black freedom movement, anti-war youth, workers, and philosophy of revolution remain as critical today as when this article was written....
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Voices From The Inside Out: Criminal Prisons

April 27, 2016
Article by prisoner comparing the U.S. prison system--which commits extortion, assault, theft, substandard medical care, racism and a host of other crimes--to an erupting volcano whose magma destroys all it touches....
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Featured Articles

Widespread solidarity with Chicago Teachers Union strike

April 29, 2016
Black Lives Matter activists, low-wage workers, disability rights group ADAPT, students and many other people solidarize with striking Chicago Teachers Union members by participating in...
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Letter from Mexico: On ‘Life’ and feminism

May 18, 2016
The late Revolutionary Olga Domanski is remembered for reminding us that Absolute Method is the only way for feminism, as part of a totally new...
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North Carolinians protest anti-LGBTQ law

May 7, 2016
North Carolina's Queer community and their supporters agitate against the state's anti-Transgender and anti-LGB legislation....
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World in View: Brazil meltdown opens a door to Right

May 18, 2016
Brazil is in a meltdown. President Dilma Rousseff has been impeached and will possibly face trial in May. The upheaval has less to do with...
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Woman As Reason: Exploitative reproductive industry

April 27, 2016
The assisted human reproduction industry treats women donating eggs as commodities, giving them no voice about their compensation and no regard for their healthcare....
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Workshop Talks: Alive in struggle


Chinese university students' struggle at Tiananmen Square for better living conditions; Kaiser workers' fight against two-tier wages and the continuous miner; and today's Hong Kong...
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Editorial

The need for new beginnings in thought and in action

April 25, 2016
Contents: Introduction; I. Discontent, revolt and reaction in the U.S.; II. The worldwide war against women; III. Chinese labor in revolt; IV. Counter-revolution and revolution...
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More Articles

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Trans theatre a hit!
Review: ‘Push Back: Guilt in the Age of Natural Parenting’
Women WorldWide

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One year for 29 lives
‘China on Strike’
Boycott Driscoll’s

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End solitary confinement at Rikers Island
Plutonium and death
In Memoriam Luis V. Rodriguez.

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Readers’ Views

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‘Leaderful’ movements
Queer Notes
Youth In Action

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World in View: Refugee crisis measures world’s inhumanity
World in View: ‘Panama’ tip of iceberg
World in View: Murder in Honduras
For prisoners, ‘lack of education is education’

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