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From the Preface to The Philosophic Moment of Marxist-Humanism

From the May-June 2014 issue of News & Letters: From the Preface to The Philosophic Moment of Marxist-Humanism: Integral to Dunayevskaya’s work of 1986-87 was her concentration on a crucial problem of our era—the relationship between the search for non-elitist … Continue reading

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Philosophy and organization

Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2014-2015. IV. Philosophy and organization. A. The philosophic moment of Marxist-Humanism. B. Organizational tasks. Continue reading

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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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Readers’ Views, March-April 2014, Part 2

Readers’ Views from the March-April 2014 issue of News & Letters, part 2. Continue reading

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Economism vs. Marx’s humanism

Today’s revival of interest in Marx, especially since the onset of the 2008 economic meltdown, includes a significant strain of economism and has revived controversies and issues addressed by Dunayevskaya in this review-essay of Paul Mattick’s book Marx and Keynes. 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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Iran–philosophy and organization

From the new July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Iran–philosophy and organization Editor’s note: The letter excerpted here was a reply to a discussion article on “Iran–philosophy and form of organization” by an … Continue reading

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