Category Archives: Personal

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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Afro-Colombian communities under the gun in Buenaventura

The Afro-Colombian Human Rights Defenders Project denounces the killing of a youth and the violent presence of armed men in the Puente de los Nayeros neighborhood in Buenaventura causing the internal displacement of at least 100 persons. Continue reading

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Urgent Appeal from Homs to Humanity

An urgent and desperate appeal from the people of Western Homs province to the human race, to the ‘international community,’ to the United Nations and to regional and international humanitarian and human rights organisations Continue reading

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Abahlali: ‘Our Movement is Under Attack’

The evictions in Cato Crest started as ethnic evictions. They are now political evictions. The war on our movement is a war on democracy. We urge the media to rush to Cato Crest now. Continue reading

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Puncturing myths about de-Stalinization

Newly posted on the Marxist Internet Archive, transcribed by Kevin Michaels: Where Is Russia Going? by Raya Dunayevskaya, from the March 30, 1956, issue of News & Letters. Since the recent 20th Congress of the Russian Communist Party, the capitalist … Continue reading

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Hostess bankruptcy as a move against workers

To counter the propaganda from Hostess and other capitalists who claim that labor’s demands are forcing them to close their doors and threaten the very existence of the supposedly iconic Twinkie, a lot of messages like the following are being … Continue reading

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A Call to Join in the International Days of Solidarity against Political Repression in Russia

An appeal from the Russian leftists I’m passing on this appeal sent out by Russian groups: A Call to Join in the International Days of Solidarity against Political Repression in Russia An appeal from the Russian leftists to their comrades … Continue reading

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