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New biographies reflect Karl Marx’s todayness

We can learn a lot from the way Karl Marx is presented in contemporary biographies, even if the particular writer has his/her own ax to grind. This is certainly the case with the two recent widely reviewed works, Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution, by Mary Gabriel; and Karl Marx: A Nineteenth Century Life, by Jonathan Sperber. 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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Post-election Venezuela

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Post-election Venezuela The reelection of Hugo Chávez as president is an important moment in Venezuela and Latin America as a whole. After more than a decade in power—during which his administration … Continue reading

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Nueva edición de revista Praxis en América Latina (octubre-noviembre 2012)

Nueva edición: revista  Praxis en América Latina – teoría/practica   http://www.praxisenamericalatina.org No. 9    octubre-noviembre 2012  Los números anteriores:  # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Desde México ●   Lomas del Poleo: atrás de la violencia y … Continue reading

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Marx’s Humanism today

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 (continued from Part III) IV. Marx’s Humanism today “The commodity form of the products of labor became a fetish because of the perverse relationship of subject … Continue reading

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Situationists and Absolute Negativity

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Philosophic dialogue Situationists and Absolute Negativity It was good to have Ron Kelch’s Essay, “Absolute Negativity, Occupy and Situationists,” in the Jan.-Feb. News & Letters open an overdue philosophic dialogue. As … Continue reading

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Fanon and Marx

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Fanon and Marx When Terry Moon in her column in the last is­sue asks, “How deep does the dialectic need to become when the subject is woman, is Black woman?” she … Continue reading

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