Tag Archives: African revolutions

Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) and his legacy

Achebe made a great statement of responsibility toward the future. His questions are only more significant because they resonate beyond the Africa of newly-won independence to a world struggling with the meaning of history and revolution. Continue reading

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Dialectics of revolution in Africa, Asia

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Dialectics of revolution in Africa, Asia Editor’s note: The upsurge of freedom struggles from Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street makes it imperative to … Continue reading

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Dunayevskaya on Nkrumah, Padmore, and the African Revolutions

Our friends at “Criticism &c.” called our attention to a piece recently posted at the Marxists Internet Archive, thanks to Kevin Michaels: Raya Dunayevskaya on Kwame Nkrumah and George Padmore The Marxists Internet Archive has made available a column by Raya … Continue reading

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Gbagbo’s last stand

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: World in View Gbagbo’s last stand by Gerry Emmett The arrest of former President Laurent Gbagbo by NATO and Ivorian opposition forces will not solve the problems that plague Ivory … Continue reading

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