Tag Archives: History

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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Gil Scott-Heron’s life

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Gil Scott-Heron’s life When Gil Scott-Heron passed on May 27, we lost one of the great artists of our time. As the “Winter In America” of which he sang stretches on, … Continue reading

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California’s real history

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: California’s real history Rulers & Rebels: A People’s History of Early California, 1769-1901 by Laurence H. Shoup. Laurence H. Shoup presents the history of California from the European incursion of Native … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, May-June 2011

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Readers’ Views Contents: A CALL FROM SOUTH AFRICA STUDENTS WIN AT USF THREE HISTORIC ANNIVERSARIES JUSTICE FOR JOHNATHAN CUEVAS FROM YEMEN TO THE U.S., MANY VOICES OF WOMEN’S LIBERATION DETROIT … Continue reading

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Triangle fire centennial

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Triangle fire centennial March 25, 2011, marks the centennial of the Triangle Waist Company factory fire where 149 workers, most of them young Jewish immigrant women, jumped to their death from … Continue reading

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American Civilization on Trial: Black Masses as Vanguard

Part of the classic American Civilization on Trial: Black Masses as Vanguard, written by Raya Dunayevskaya, has been posted on the web at the Marxists Internet Archive. The entire book can be obtained from News and Letters Committees. This was excerpted … 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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