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The Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions supports the demands of the people's revolution and ...
EGYPT AND THE DIALECTIC OF PASSIVE AND PERMANENT REVOLUTION by Brecht De Smet on March 21, 2016 Although it is ...
According to the world’s media outlets and major heads of state, a new threat has ...
An Introduction to the Three Volumes of Karl Marx’s Capital Monthly Review Press, New York, 2012. ...
We live in an era where too much of the left, both in the USA ...
Finding Oneself in the Other Edited by Michael Otsuka, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., 2012. 240pp., ...
      The Year of Dreaming Dangerously Verso, London, 2012. 142pp., $14.95 / £7.99 pb Reviewed by Christian Lotz Christian ...
‘ We have a prediction problem. We love to predict things – and we aren’t very ...
A review of Cuba since the revolution,  Samuel Farber  Haymarket Books  2011 Dave Kellaway The victory of ...
On September 22, 2011, wearing a dark suit, a purple tie and a light blue ...

The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy-MICHAEL D. SWAINE

The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy Source: Getty MICHAEL D. SWAINE ArticleOctober 16, 2017 Summary:  Comparing Xi Jinping’s report at the 19th Party Congress to earlier such documents provides an excellent indicator of continuities and recent changes in Chinese foreign policy. Chinese Communist ...

U.S. Policy in Afghanistan: Changing Strategies, Gains-ASHLEY J. TELLIS,  JEFF EGGERS

To protect the integrity of the Afghan state, U.S. policy should aim to end the conflict in ways that mitigate the threats of terrorism, instability, and regional conflict. Although considerable security, political, and economic progress has been made in Afghanistan, much ...

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange ‘We Believe in What We’re Doing’-Interview Conducted by Michael Sontheimer

[caption id="attachment_7458" align="alignnone" width="300"] (FILES) This file photo taken on February 05, 2016 shows WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (C) addressing the media and supporters from the balcony of Ecuador's embassy in central London.WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faced another setback in ...

India tries to hasten US defense deals amid election uncertainty-Sanjeev Miglani and Rupam Jain

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi following a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington June 7. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is trying to hasten a ...

Act against militants or face international isolation, civilians tell military-Cyril Almeida

ISLAMABAD: In a blunt, orchestrated and unprecedented warning, the civilian government has informed the military leadership of a growing international isolation of Pakistan and sought consensus on several key actions by the state. As a result of the most recent meeting, ...

China is the winner in India’s surgical strikes at Pakistan-M.K. BHADRAKUMAR

An Indian army soldier keeps guard from a bunker near the border with Pakistan in Abdullian, southwest of Jammu, September 30. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta In the current Indo-Pak flare-up, China has taken a mature stance. Also Beijing has begun replacing Washington as ...

Abdur Rahman I: The beginning of the glory of Muslim Spain-Akbar Ahmed

The story of the origin of the greatest of the dynasties of Andalusia, Spain is as fantastic as if it were taken from the pages of The Thousand and One Nights. Abdur Rahman, a dashing young Arab prince, barely escapes ...
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“Marxism and Freedom” After Sixty Years, For Yesterday and Today- Kevin B. Anderson

Kevin B. Anderson teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the co-editor (with Peter Hudis) of The Rosa Luxemburg Reader (2004) and the author of Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism: A Critical Study (1995), and Marx at the Margins: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Non-Western ...
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The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy-MICHAEL D. SWAINE

The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy Source: Getty MICHAEL D. SWAINE ArticleOctober 16, 2017 Summary:  Comparing Xi Jinping’s report at the 19th Party Congress to earlier such documents provides an excellent indicator of continuities and recent changes in Chinese foreign policy. Chinese Communist ...
7 November 2017 I Read the full story

Socialism and Gay Liberation: Back to the Future-Doug Ireland

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(DOUG IRELAND, a veteran radical journalist, is the U.S. correspondent and a columnist for the French political-investigative weekly magazine Bakchich and the International Affairs Editor of Gay City News, New York’s largest LGBT weekly ne) Doug Ireland IN 1865, WHILE MARX, IN HOLLAND, was playing the Victorian parlor game “Confessions” with his daughter Jenny, when […]

Gramsci on Tahrir: EGYPT AND THE DIALECTIC OF PASSIVE AND PERMANENT REVOLUTION-Brecht De Smet

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EGYPT AND THE DIALECTIC OF PASSIVE AND PERMANENT REVOLUTION by Brecht De Smet on March 21, 2016 Although it is always difficult, if not impossible, to clearly discern the emergence of a new epoch when you find yourself right in the middle of the process, there are strong indications that we are experiencing a watershed moment in the […]

-Brecht De Smet

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EGYPT AND THE DIALECTIC OF PASSIVE AND PERMANENT REVOLUTION by Brecht De Smet on March 21, 2016 Although it is always difficult, if not impossible, to clearly discern the emergence of a new epoch when you find yourself right in the middle of the process, there are strong indications that we are experiencing a watershed moment in the […]

From deflected permanent revolution to the law of uneven and combined development-

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From deflected permanent revolution to the law of uneven and combined development Neil Davidson “Trotsky is the one for whom there is no room either in pre-1990 Really Existing Socialism or in post-1990 Really Existing Capitalism, in which even those who are nostalgic for Communism do not know what to do with Trotsky’s permanent revolution”.1 […]

“Marxism and Freedom” After Sixty Years, For Yesterday and Today- Kevin B. Anderson

September - 6 - 2018 Reporter: admin Comments Off on “Marxism and Freedom” After Sixty Years, For Yesterday and Today- Kevin B. Anderson

Kevin B. Anderson teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the co-editor (with Peter Hudis) of The Rosa Luxemburg Reader (2004) and the author of Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism: A Critical Study (1995), and Marx at the Margins: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Non-Western Societies (2010).   This article is based on a presentation given in Paris on the occasion […]

Workers’ organizations 
in the Russian Revolution-Amy Muldoon

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in the Russian Revolution-Amy Muldoon

Factory committees, trade unions,
and the struggle for power Workers’ organizations 
in the Russian Revolution Factory committees, trade unions,
and the struggle for power By Amy Muldoon “By becoming accustomed to self-management, the workers are preparing for that time when private ownership of factories and works will be abolished, and the means of production, together with the […]

The terror machine-K.P. FABIAN

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Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Al Qaeda-linked militant who led a bloody campaign in Iraq. He was killed in a U.S. airstrike in June 2006. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who rose to be the Caliph of the ISIS, addressing worshippers at a mosque in the militant-held northern Iraqi city of Mosul on July 5, 2014. Abu Mohammad […]

Lenin’s April Theses and the Russian Revolution-Kevin Corr

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I shall never forget that thunder-like speech, which startled and amazed not only me, a heretic who had accidently dropped in, but all the true believers. I am certain that no one had expected anything of the sort. It seemed as though all the elements had risen from their abodes, and the spirit of universal […]

Reconnecting Reform and Revolution: Socialists in the Mist- Michael Hirsch

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Michael Hirsch is a New Politics board member, a New York-based labor and politics writer, and a moderator with the Portside news service. He is a member of the Lower Manhattan and Labor branches of New York DSA.   Reconnecting Reform and Revolution: Socialists in the Mist     by Michael Hirsch   Summer 2018         […]

How the Nicaraguan Revolution was lost-Review by Todd Chretien

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The Nicaraguan Revolution: A Marxist Analysis By Dan La Botz Haymarket Books, 2018 · 408 pages · $28.00 During the 2012 presidential elections, Daniel Ortega’s campaign billboards proclaimed, “Nicaragua: The Joy of Living in Peace: Christian, Socialist, and in Solidarity.” Dan La Botz opens his What Went Wrong? The Nicaraguan Revolution: A Marxist Analysis remarking […]

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