Tag Archives: dialectics

Arab Spring and the missing link of philosophy

Tunisia, Syria and Egypt show the determination of the masses to continue their revolutions in the face of vicious counter-revolution. Continue reading

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Escape from Camp 14

Escape from Camp 14 is the story of Shin Dong-hyuk, the only person born in a North Korean slave labor camp to escape, doing so at the age of 23 in 2005. Shin’s life is testament to the putrid essence of that militarized, state-capitalist totalitarian society. 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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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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The masses as Reason

From the new November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: As Others See Us The masses as Reason This review by Abe Cabrera is excerpted from a Sept. 20, 2011, post on his blog, The Rose in the Crosshttp://elblogdelpelon.wordpress.com/2011/09/20/the-masses-as-reason/ * * * Raya … Continue reading

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