Monthly Archives: August 2010

Bordiga’s Marxism, no way to unite theory and practice

With left communist Marxist Amadeo Bordiga’s significance being debated these days, I repost here Ron Kelch’s article about Bordiga from the July-August 2010 issue of News & Letters. Bordiga’s Marxism, no way to unite theory and practice Necessity is an … Continue reading

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Recollections of Leon Trotsky on the 70th anniversary of his assassination

Tomorrow will be the 70th anniversary of the assassination of Leon Trotsky, one of the most important leaders of the Russian Revolution, by an agent of Stalin. For this occasion, News & Letters reprinted Raya Dunayevskaya’s “Some Memories of Trotsky,” … Continue reading

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Deadly Middle East gamble: Attack on the Mavi Marmara

The current issue of News & Letters has a unique analysis of Israel’s attack on the Mavi Marmara of the Gaza freedom flotilla: From NEWS & LETTERS, July-August 2010 World in View Deadly Middle East gamble by Gerry Emmett It … Continue reading

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Support the Rogers Park Community House! Stop the evictions!

(Updated 8/19 according to corrections from Jorge Ortiz) There was a series of events today in support of the Ortiz family of 7463 N. Ridge in Chicago. There will be an article about the events in the next issue of … Continue reading

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Fighting 50 years after the pill / ella approved

The FDA has officially approved the morning-after contraceptive ella. (See pdf of National Women’s Health Network testimony for more background.) In the article below, from the July-August 2010 issue of News & Letters, Terry Moon examines the fundamental questions raised … Continue reading

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Questions about disenfranchisement in Memphis election

Last night I got a call from a friend in Memphis who wants the word spread about possible disenfranchisement of voters there. In the August 5 election, the list of early voters from May was loaded into the computer instead … Continue reading

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‘A great gift’: Margaret Randall on the Centenary of Raya Dunayevskaya

From the July-August 2010 issue of News & Letters: ‘A great gift’ Dear News & Letters: Revolutionaries and activists for social change at the end of the twentieth century desperately needed a mind that would extend Marx’s concepts, making them … Continue reading

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