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A Socialist International

‘Reflections on the New International Dedicated to the Memory and Legacy of President Hugo Chávez’ by István Mészáros Reposted from http://monthlyreview.org/2014/02/01/reflections-new-international The need for the establishment and successful operation of The New International is painfully obvious and urgent today. The enemies of a historically sustainable societal reproductive order, who occupy at the present time still […]

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More on building socialism

“In order to identify the measures necessary to build this new socialist society, it is absolutely critical to understand Marx’s concept of “revolutionary practice”—the simultaneous changing of circumstances and human activity or self-change. To change a structure in which all relations coexist simultaneously and support one another, you have to do more than try to […]

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IPAN Peace Convergence

Peace Convergence Independent and Peaceful Australian Network April 21 – 25 2014 Canberra, 2014 Website: http://www.ipan.org.au
 IPAN is a network of organisations and peace activists from all regions of Australia who are united by our support for an independent Australian foreign policy based on peaceful resolution of conflicts. Facebook: www.facebook.com/IndependentAndPeacefulAustraliaNetwork Contact: ipan.australia@gmail.com
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A people smuggler

The people smuggler: A review by Ozleft “THE PEOPLE SMUGGLER,” ROBIN DE CRESPIGNY, PENGUIN VIKING, 2012 By Jenny Haines This is an important book in the debate about refugees, asylum seekers and people smugglers. It should be read by all members of federal parliament, some of whom stood weeping in parliament during the debate on […]

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The Epochal Crisis

The Epochal Crisis by John Bellamy Foster Monthly Review Press It is an indication of the sheer enormity of the historical challenge confronting humanity in our time that the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, sometimes now called the Second Great Depression, is overshadowed by the larger threat of planetary catastrophe, raising the question […]

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Michael Lebowitz: Some explanations of the fall of ‘real socialism’

Fall of ‘real socialism’ By Michael Lebowitz September 13, 2013 — The Bullet, posted at Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal with permission. This essay is from a talk given to the Centre for Political Emancipation in Belgrade, Serbia, on May 6, 2013. It can also be seen above and on YouTube. — Why did […]

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Turkey: protests

Following the protests in Turkey. http://www.labourstartcampaigns.net/show_campaign.cgi?c=1840&src=lsmm070613 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x56qCv5AgA&feature=youtu.be http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=767&Itemid=74&jumival=10282 Istanbul following a week of protests that have rocked the country. If anyone was expecting a conciliatory tone, they were disappointed. Addressing a crowd of his supporters, Erdogan said “These protests that are bordering on illegality must come to an end as of now.” Referring to the […]

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Further discussions on socialism

More from Michael Lebowitz. “I think that unless workers fight against capital’s assault upon them, capital will succeed as it has in the past.” A discussion on socialism Darko Vesić and Aleksandar Stojanović (DV and AS): Capitalism has been in crisis for several years now and in response to this crisis the capitalist states began […]

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New movements around work

For the global emancipation of labour: new movements and struggles around work, workers and precarity Download the Latest issue of the Interface journal http://www.interfacejournal.net/current/

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