Tag Archives: Russian Revolution

A view after Marikana

What have we learned from the Marikana massacre of South African mine workers? Continue reading

Posted in Marxist-Humanism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Absolute Negativity, Occupy and Situationists

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Essay Absolute Negativity, Occupy and Situationists by Ron Kelch [Absolute negativity] is the simple point of the negative relation to self, the innermost source of all activity, of all animate and spiritual self-movement, the … Continue reading

Posted in Marxist-Humanism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Subjects of revolution: theory/practice

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Letter to the youth Subjects of revolution: theory/practice Editor’s Note: Excerpted from Jan. 15, 1971, letter to Will Stein and other young revolutionaries in … Continue reading

Posted in Marxist-Humanism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

International Women’s Day and Iran

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya International Women’s Day and Iran Editor’s note: The first International Women’s Day was observed 100 years ago in March 1911. This year also marks the … Continue reading

Posted in Marxist-Humanism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dialectics of revolution: American roots and world Humanist concepts, Part II

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters, writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: Dialectics of revolution: American roots and world Humanist concepts, part II Editor’s note: For the centenary of Raya Dunayevskaya’s birth, we present excerpts from her March 21, … Continue reading

Posted in Marxist-Humanism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On the Centenary of Raya Dunayevskaya: Marxist-Humanism as a new relationship of theory and practice

Following are my remarks on a panel at the Raya Dunayevskaya Centenary Celebration at Bluestockings Bookstore in New York City on September 22. First, last, and always, Raya Dunayevskaya was a revolutionary. That’s what her life was all about: revolution, … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recollections of Leon Trotsky on the 70th anniversary of his assassination

Tomorrow will be the 70th anniversary of the assassination of Leon Trotsky, one of the most important leaders of the Russian Revolution, by an agent of Stalin. For this occasion, News & Letters reprinted Raya Dunayevskaya’s “Some Memories of Trotsky,” … Continue reading

Posted in Marxist-Humanism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment