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Charles Denby, worker-editor

As a contribution to Black History Month we reprint Raya Dunayevskaya’s memorial for Charles Denby (1907-1983), her comrade of 35 years, Editor of News & Letters from its founding in 1955 until his death and the author of Indignant Heart: A Black Worker’s Journal. Continue reading

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“Notes on News and Letters”

From The Rose in the Cross: Recently a talk given by members of the News and Letters Committee was pointed out to me, and I listened to it with much interest…. On the talk itself, it’s a pretty basic run-down … Continue reading

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Audio recording of discussion on News and Letters Committees

Here’s a link to a 47-minute audio recording of a discussion on News and Letters Committees, beginning with a presentation by me: http://archive.org/details/NewsAndLetters This is from a workshop at the Platypus convention in March.  They asked me to talk about … 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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Revolution, organization and philosophy

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011 Parts IV and V of Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2011-2012 Revolution and counter-revolution take world stage Contents: I. The Arab Spring II. The wars at home III. Japan: earthquake, tsunami … Continue reading

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