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Ukraine: Biggest East-West crisis in decades

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: World in View column The fighting between Ukraine government troops and separatist rebels continues as Russia and the West maneuver for power. Read more: Ukraine: Biggest East-West crisis in decades

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From the U.S. to Ukraine, crises and revolts call for philosophy

Revolution and counter-revolution contend now, while the prolonged global capitalist economic crisis refuses to end. The question arises: where is the needed banner of total uprooting of the system and creation of new human relations as the goal? This objective need is present in every struggle from outright revolution in the Middle East to movements in the U.S. Beset by attacks and contradictions, they have in turn sparked counter-revolutions. Continue reading

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Why ‘green on blue’ attacks?

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Why ‘green on blue’ attacks? London, England—Richard Walker was described by family as a “proud, patriotic man.” No doubt believing Britain’s role in Afghanistan as vital to the curtailment of terrorism, … Continue reading

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Syria and the Left

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Syria and the Left by Gerry Emmett “None of us believe that peace is so sweet or life so dear that we are willing to sell our freedom … Continue reading

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Chicago Spring vs. NATO summit

From the new July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Chicago Spring vs. NATO summit Chicago–“Some of us killed innocents. Some of us helped in continuing these wars from home. Some of us watched our friends die. Some of us … Continue reading

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Paths of destruction

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 (continued from Part II) III. Paths of destruction A. From war to war to war War is one of the rulers’ most potent counter-revolutionary weapons when … Continue reading

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In the belly of the beast

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 (continued from yesterday) II. In the belly of the beast A. Occupy and anti-Occupy The very new phenomenon of the Occupy Movement brought this moment of … Continue reading

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