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What next for Egypt’s revolution?

Please see Support the revolutions of Egypt and Tunisia! for an important Marxist-Humanist organizational statement from News and Letters Committees. What follows are my individual reflections, spurred by following the news and participating in today’s solidarity demonstration/celebration in front of … Continue reading

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Philosophy and Iran’s revolution: Where to now?

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Essay Philosophy and Iran’s revolution: Where to now? by Raha Recollecting Raya at the end of the Dunayevskaya Centenary is intertwined with the Iranian Revolution at its 1979 high point and as … Continue reading

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Marxism and the U.S. Civil War

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Marxism and the U.S. Civil War Editor’s note: 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the U.S. Civil War. The piece excerpted here, originally … Continue reading

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The Gang Lawyer

New on the Marxists Internet Archive: Dunayevskaya’s analysis of McCarthyist lawyer Roy Cohn (who also featured as a character in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America).  He might remind you of some of the totalitarian wannabes on today’s political scene. The … Continue reading

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Essay: Dunayevskaya’s place in the history of the Left

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Essay:  Dunayevskaya’s place in the history of the Left by Kevin Michaels Raya Dunayevskaya deserves a prominent place in the historical self-understanding of the U.S. Left. She was acknowledged in her … Continue reading

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Dialectics of revolution: American roots and world Humanist concepts, Part II

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters, writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: Dialectics of revolution: American roots and world Humanist concepts, part II Editor’s note: For the centenary of Raya Dunayevskaya’s birth, we present excerpts from her March 21, … Continue reading

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On the Centenary of Raya Dunayevskaya: Marxist-Humanism as a new relationship of theory and practice

Following are my remarks on a panel at the Raya Dunayevskaya Centenary Celebration at Bluestockings Bookstore in New York City on September 22. First, last, and always, Raya Dunayevskaya was a revolutionary. That’s what her life was all about: revolution, … Continue reading

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Dunayevskaya’s thought alive in Latin America

From the new September-October 2010 issue of News & Letters: Dunayevskaya’s thought alive in Latin America Feminist meets Raya Several months ago I had the good fortune to “meet” Raya Dunayevskaya, read and study her and familiarize myself with her … Continue reading

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Dialectics of revolution: American roots and world Humanist concepts

From the new September-October 2010 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Dialectics of revolution: American roots and world Humanist concepts Editor’s note: For the centenary of Raya Dunayevskaya’s birth, we present excerpts from her March … Continue reading

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Recollections of Leon Trotsky on the 70th anniversary of his assassination

Tomorrow will be the 70th anniversary of the assassination of Leon Trotsky, one of the most important leaders of the Russian Revolution, by an agent of Stalin. For this occasion, News & Letters reprinted Raya Dunayevskaya’s “Some Memories of Trotsky,” … Continue reading

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