Human Power is its own end – Karl Marx
November-December 2014, Vol. 59, #6

Racist election deepens reactionary direction of U.S.

November 20, 2014
The U.S. government took an ominous, reactionary political turn in the 2014 midterm elections, with Republicans taking control of the Senate. Extreme pro-war Senators like Joni Ernst in Iowa and Tom Cotton in Arkansas join veterans like Senator “Bomb, Bomb, Bomb Iran” John McCain, who will now control the Armed Services Committee and is hell-bent for new “boots on the ground” in Syria and Iraq. The whole Republican campaign—including these pro-war, pro-fossil-fuel, pro-“fetus is a person” candidates—ran on a cynically deceptive anti-Obama mantra.......
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Mexico at a new moment of revolt

November 21, 2014
Mexico City—Massive protests have swept across Mexico in response to the brutal state-instigated attack against students from the Escuela Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero. On Sept. 26 six people had been murdered outright, and 43 students were “disappeared” and likely assassinated, incinerated and buried in clandestine graves. October and November have been months of rage, led by hundreds of thousands of...
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1953 letters on Hegel’s Absolutes, Part 2 of 3

November 22, 2014
Raya Dunayevskaya’s May 12, 1953, letter—presented in two parts, beginning in the previous issue—is one of the historic-philosophic writings included in The Philosophic Moment of...
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Hong Kong youth confront class rule


Hundreds of people in Hong Kong marched to People’s Republic of China government offices on Nov. 9 to demand direct negotiations with the government of...
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Essay: The Syrian Revolution and its philosophy

November 30, 2014
The confrontation between differing classes and worldviews has been most intense in Syria, making it the test of world politics—and of philosophy and revolution. The...
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New Spanish Translation of American Civilization on Trial: Black Masses as Vanguard

November 25, 2014
Contradicciones históricas en la civilización de los Estados Unidos. Las masas afroamericanas como vanguardia: New Spanish Translation of American Civilization on Trial: Black Masses as...
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Michael Brown rally


A participant reports on demonstrations in St. Louis and Memphis over the killing of Michael Brown and others by...
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Hundreds of thousands throng People’s Climate March

November 24, 2014
Central Park in New York City was filled with hundreds of thousands at the People’s Climate March on Sept....
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