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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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Gilberto López y Rivas: “A little self-criticism wouldn’t be bad”

Gilberto López y Rivas wrote a column in the April 27 issue of the Mexican newspaper La Jornada titled “Un poco de autocrítica no haría mal” (A little self-criticism wouldn’t be bad) that brings in Raya Dunayevskaya’s critique of vanguardism.  … Continue reading

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“Notes on News and Letters”

From The Rose in the Cross: Recently a talk given by members of the News and Letters Committee was pointed out to me, and I listened to it with much interest…. On the talk itself, it’s a pretty basic run-down … Continue reading

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Audio recording of discussion on News and Letters Committees

Here’s a link to a 47-minute audio recording of a discussion on News and Letters Committees, beginning with a presentation by me: http://archive.org/details/NewsAndLetters This is from a workshop at the Platypus convention in March.  They asked me to talk about … Continue reading

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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

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Revolution, organization and philosophy

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011 Parts IV and V 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 … Continue reading

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