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#MeToo, Women’s Marches, International Women’s Day: Where do we go from here?

Here is a presentation given by Terry Moon to the Chicago Local of News and Letters Committees on March 19, 2018. #MeToo, Women’s Marches, International Women’s Day: Where do we go from here? Terry Moon, Chicago Local of News and … Continue reading

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The 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

The 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution Talk for the Chicago Local of News and Letters Committees By Franklin Dmitryev, November 13, 2017 Rewriting history is one of the rulers’ most potent weapons. That rewriting goes on constantly, every day, … Continue reading

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From Trump’s trashing of women to #MeToo: Which way forward for women’s liberation?

Longtime women’s liberationist Terry Moon on: In a time of vicious attacks against women and women’s movements, resistance is fierce, from the Jan. 21 Women’s March to #MeToo. How to fight against the narrowing of this passionate movement for a more human world, including making that fight explicit to those engaged in it? Continue reading

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Censorship: China and Facebook

China extended its pervasive state censorship, which already blocks numerous websites of foreign news organizations, social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, and Google’s search engine. It ordered Cambridge University Press to sanitize its academic journal China Quarterly by … Continue reading

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After the election: How do we oppose Trump’s fascism and move forward?

A Dec. 7, 2016, presentation by Franklin Dmitryev on “After the election: How do we oppose Trump’s fascism and move forward?” Continue reading

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Marx on directly social labor

[I am posting this piece I wrote in 2005 because I believe it sheds light on current debates on interpreting Marx and Marxist-Humanism. It was originally published in Interim Discussion Bulletin #1, January 2006, News and Letters Committees. I will be posting a series of articles … Continue reading

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Reading Marx’s Critique of the Gotha Program

[I am posting this piece I wrote in 2006 because I believe it sheds light on current debates on interpreting Marx’s Critique of the Gotha Program and broader debates about Marxist-Humanism. It was originally published in Pre-Convention Discussion Bulletin #2, August 2006, … Continue reading

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