Tag Archives: Soviet Union

Arctic ice in retreat

From the March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: World in View by Gerry Emmett Arctic ice in retreat The National Snow and Ice Data Center and NASA indicate that the extent of Arctic sea ice this January was the … Continue reading

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Puncturing myths about de-Stalinization

Newly posted on the Marxist Internet Archive, transcribed by Kevin Michaels: Where Is Russia Going? by Raya Dunayevskaya, from the March 30, 1956, issue of News & Letters. Since the recent 20th Congress of the Russian Communist Party, the capitalist … Continue reading

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Chernobyl on its 25th anniversary

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, I’m reproducing an article I wrote about it in the April 1992 issue of News & Letters.  Watch this space for a related post in the next couple of days. Does … Continue reading

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Essay: Dunayevskaya’s place in the history of the Left

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Essay:  Dunayevskaya’s place in the history of the Left by Kevin Michaels Raya Dunayevskaya deserves a prominent place in the historical self-understanding of the U.S. Left. She was acknowledged in her … Continue reading

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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

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