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Readers’ Views, March-April 2013, Part 1

From the March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: AMERICAN CIVILIZATION REMAINS ON TRIAL American Civilization on Trial (ACOT) is not “Black history.” Rather, Blacks play such an enormous role in the U.S. that their history that is in ACOT … Continue reading

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Lincoln and ‘The Abolitionists’

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Lincoln and ‘The Abolitionists’ The 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and of the Emancipation Proclamation in particular, has a lot of people talking about that history and race relations … Continue reading

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American Civilization on Trial: Black masses as vanguard and the dialectic of history

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation American Civilization on Trial: Black masses as vanguard and the dialectic of history Editor’s note: This year marks … Continue reading

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January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters is now online

News & Letters, Vol. 58, No. 1 January – February 2013 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Uprisings in Egypt and Syria confront counter-revolution Slightly over two years since the beginning of … Continue reading

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Study/discussion series: Global Crises, Global Rebellion, and the Needed Philosophy of Revolution

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: You’re invited to a nationwide series of five Marxist-Humanist discussions on: Global Crises, Global Rebellion, and the Needed Philosophy of Revolution Central to today’s reality is the worldwide capitalist economic crisis, … Continue reading

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Situationists and Absolute Negativity

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Philosophic dialogue Situationists and Absolute Negativity It was good to have Ron Kelch’s Essay, “Absolute Negativity, Occupy and Situationists,” in the Jan.-Feb. News & Letters open an overdue philosophic dialogue. As … Continue reading

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Indignant Heart and Charles Denby’s self-development as worker-editor

Recently, Charles Denby has been getting some much-deserved recognition.  Denby was a lifelong revolutionary, an African-American production worker who became the editor of News & Letters at its founding in 1955 until his death in 1983, and wrote a column … Continue reading

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