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Unchaining the revolutionary dialectic

Marx, by unchaining the dialectic, discovered a whole new continent of thought and of revolution. Marx’s critique of Hegelian dialectic meant not merely a substitution of materialism for idealism, but an extension of the dialectic from its seeming burial in Thought alone by the presence of the dialectic in the development of reality. Continue reading

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Now off the press: The Crossroads of History: Marxist-Humanist Writings on the Middle East by Raya Dunayevskaya

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Now off the press: The Crossroads of History: Marxist-Humanist Writings on the Middle East by Raya Dunayevskaya Excerpts from the Foreword: Nobody, least of all Marxists, foresaw the great historic … Continue reading

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Why Hegel’s Phenomenology now?

From the new July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Why Hegel’s Phenomenology now? Editor’s Note: 2012 is marked by potential historic turning points and the search for new beginnings. It also marks the … Continue reading

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News and Letters Committees Call for Convention 2012

You can find this on the News and Letters website. OFFICIAL CALL FOR CONVENTION to Work Out Marxist-Humanist Perspectives for 2012-2013 February 26, 2012 To All Members of News and Letters Committees   Dear Friends:   Where we must begin … Continue reading

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New Russian edition of Marxism and Freedom: Praxis Center needs your help

New Russian edition of Marxism and Freedom *** From Readers’ Views, January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN RUSSIA: IN REVOLT, IN THEORY I heard the news of the largest protests in Russia since the dissolution of … Continue reading

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McKibben’s Eaarth: New vision or neo-Malthusian attack on freedom?

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben 272 pp. Times Books, 2010 Climate change is one of the direst crises ever to face humanity. In response there have arisen diverse movements, passions and ideas. The … Continue reading

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