Articles tagged “Richard Abernethy”

Summary: Genocide against the Rohingya – what can the international Left do to oppose it? [1050w] – Editors

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Summary: A lively, recent biography (published by Bloomsbury in 2014) gives a vivid account of Eleanor Marx (1855-1898) and her circle, at the heart of late nineteenth century socialism–Editors

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Summary: The new presidents of the Philippines and the United States are two of a kind, and part of a global reactionary trend – Editors

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Turkish-military-coup-660x330Summary: Since the failure of a military coup against him, Turkey’s President Erdogan has launched a coup of his own, clamping down hard on all opposition — Editors

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Summary: Critical review of the recent BBC documentary on Marx, with particular attention to the flawed depiction of his later years as ones of bourgeois respectability. Link to broadcast is HERE   — Editors

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content_silence_rohingya_protestSummary: As the National League for Democracy (NLD) takes over the government of Myanmar (Burma), its credentials as a force for freedom and human rights have been tested by the persecution of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority people in this predominantly Buddhist country. So far, the NLD is failing that test by not denouncing this religious and ethnic oppression or standing up for minority rights — Editors

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Polling_station_6_may_2010An unexpected, narrow majority for the Conservatives; a phenomenal success for the Scottish National Party (SNP); the collapse of the Liberal Democrats; the Labour Party squeezed between right and left; the United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) on the right and the Greens on the left severely under-represented by the electoral system, holding just one seat each; some of the complex, contradictory outcomes of the British general election of May 2015.

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Denver ProtestSummary: Protests in the USA over the police murders of Black youth have exposed the great divides in American society. Has a critical mass been formed that raises the possibility of real movement against the system? — Editors

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5778877be1a35482f319be586a4e5dc3_XLSummary: Trade unions, political parties and more grassroots forms of organisation are discussed with respect to the UK, Thailand, and Cambodia; edited version of a talk at the Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organisation on 27 July 2014 in Chicago – Editors

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imho-703Summary: This article was translated into Persian by A. Hosuri and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original, entitled “Class in Modern Capitalism: The British Example,” was published in the International Marxist-Humanist, Feb. 25, 2014 and can be accessed HERE. The Persian translation can be accessed HERE  – Editors

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