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Tunisia and the Left

The Feb. 26 assassination of Tunisian Marxist Chokri Belaid is a tragedy, not least because it denies this serious and courageous activist a chance to help work out the contradictions in his own movement. His funeral—perhaps a million people took to the streets—became a massive demonstration in favor of continuing the Tunisian Revolution. Continue reading

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From India to Egypt to U.S., women fighting for freedom

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Lead From India to Egypt to U.S., women fighting for freedom by Terry Moon Two recent events have shown the deep and seemingly intractable worldwide oppression of women and, at … Continue reading

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Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 Counter-revolution’s rise shows need for a total philosophy This special issue carries our Draft Perspectives Thesis, part of our preparation for the national gathering of News … Continue reading

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World in View: Syria and revolution

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Syria and revolution by Gerry Emmett Nothing has posed the old truth that “the opposite of revolution is war” more starkly than the ongoing struggle for freedom … Continue reading

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