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Capitalism’s violence, masses’ revolt show need for total view

The world today is riven between the creativity of masses in revolt and the violent degeneracy of counter-revolution, whose destructiveness even extends to the revived specter of nuclear war two decades after the collapse of the USSR. Such is the degeneracy of the globalized capitalist system, laden with destructive forces and sunk into structural crisis. The deep crisis is seen in the U.S. and abroad, economically, in unemployment and poverty, homelessness and hunger. It is seen politically, in new laws attacking workers and women, and new outbursts of racism. It is seen environmentally, with the advance of climate disruption and fake capitalistic solutions. It is seen in thought, as the lack of philosophy, of a total view, hampers the development of struggles from the U.S. to the revolutions of the Arab Spring facing counter-revolutions. Continue reading

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May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters is out

The new May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters is available on the web: News & Letters, Vol. 58, No. 3 May – June 2013 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, March-April 2013, Part 2

From the March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY When the Green Movement started in Iran over the 2009 election, the so-called leaders were part of the government who were against Ahmadinejad. The growth of … Continue reading

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The Cuban Missile Crisis and its test of movements’ negative character

From the new November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya The Cuban Missile Crisis and its test of movements’ negative character Editor’s note: On the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, we present … Continue reading

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The wars at home

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011 Part II of Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2011-2012 Revolution and counter-revolution take world stage Contents: I. The Arab Spring II. The wars at home III. Japan: earthquake, tsunami and meltdown … Continue reading

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Back to the nuclear brink

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Editorial: Back to the nuclear brink The continuing threat of war on the Korean Peninsula, the nature of debate over the just-ratified New START nuclear arms reduction treaty, and the “wisdom” … Continue reading

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