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¿Qué es el socialismo? Socialismo y liberación de las mujeres

Este es el tercero de los cuatro ensayos sobre el tema: ¿Qué es el socialismo? “El socialismo y una filosofía de la revolución” por Gerry Emmett, se puede encontrar en https://newsandletters.org/socialism-socialism-philosophy/ y “Socialismo, trabajo y la dimensión negra” de Bob … Continue reading

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The 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

A presentation on restoring the real history of the Russian Revolution on its 100th anniversary and what it means for today. Continue reading

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Hegel’s Absolute Idea is for workers

Although we, as a state capitalist tendency, had been saying for years that we live in an age of absolutes, that the task of the theoreticians was the working out materialistically of Hegel’s last chapter on The Absolute Idea, we were unable to relate the daily struggles of the workers to this total conception. The maturity of the age, on the other hand, disclosed itself in the fact that, with automation, the worker began to question the very mode of labor. Thus the workers began to make concrete, and thereby extended, Marx’s profoundest conceptions, for the innermost core of the Marxian dialectic, around which everything turns, is that the transformation of society must begin with the material life of the worker, the producer. Continue reading

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The Black dimension and Women’s Liberation as revolutionary reason

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: The Black dimension and Women’s Liberation as revolutionary reason Editor’s note: For Women’s History Month, we present excerpts from “An Overview by Way of … 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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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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Women as thinkers and revolutionaries

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Women as thinkers and revolutionaries Editor’s Note: For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we print below brief excerpts from Raya Dunayevskaya’s 1975-76 … Continue reading

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