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The 200th anniversary of Hegel’s absolute method

From the new November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Essay The 200th anniversary of Hegel’s absolute method by Ron Kelch All revolutions, in the sciences no less than in general history, originate only in this, that the spirit of … 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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István Mészáros and the Dialectic

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Essay István Mészáros and the Dialectic by Eugene Walker István Mészáros, Social Structure and Forms of Consciousness. Volume I, The Social Determination of Method. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2010. Global depression … Continue reading

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Absolute Negativity, Occupy and Situationists

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Essay Absolute Negativity, Occupy and Situationists by Ron Kelch [Absolute negativity] is the simple point of the negative relation to self, the innermost source of all activity, of all animate and spiritual self-movement, the … Continue reading

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Frantz Fanon and women’s liberation

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Woman as Reason Frantz Fanon and women’s liberation by Terry Moon Blogger L Boogie has written part one of “Fanon, Alienation and Sexual Harassment,” exploring Frantz Fanon’s 1952 Black Skin White Masks in … 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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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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Climate change denial: Attack on the minds of humanity

“For the rest it is not difficult to see that our epoch is a birth-time, and a period of transition. The spirit of man has broken with the old order of things hitherto prevailing, and with the old ways of … 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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