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Readers of Criticism &c. who have the opportunity to attend the 2018 Left Forum in New York (June 1-3) may be interested in the panel Hegelian-Marxism, Critical Theory and Marxist-Humanism: U.S. Origins and Development. The speakers are Russell Rockwell, author of Hegel, Marx, and the Necessity and Freedom Dialectic, Sarah Kleeb, and Kevin O’Brien. Time and […]
Criticism &c. passed its four-year anniversary on January 2. Although the pace of new posts slowed dramatically in 2013, we still managed to accumulate over 5,000 views from almost 100 different countries. The most frequently viewed post of 2013 was ‘Ascent to the heights’: Ernst Bloch’s A Philosophy of the Future, which points readers to […]
The San Franciso scanning facility of the Internet Archive experienced a serious fire in the early morning hours of November 6. Those wishing to contribute can find out more on the organization’s website.
Criticism &c. marks its three-year anniversary with a new theme and a new contact e-mail (see “About” page for new address). According to the WordPress annual statistics summary, Criticism &c. had over 6,000 visits from 109 different countries in 2012. Minuscule traffic by most standards, but approaching the lower levels of blog respectability in our […]
A record for the American expatriate Marxist-Humanist Margaret Ellingham’s Le Multinazionali e la Crisi has been added to the Open Library. When possible, links to Open Library bibliographic records will be included with future references to book titles. See also: Margaret Ellingham, An American Marxist in Italy
Criticism &c. has belatedly discovered this rebuff to the crypto-Stalinist and Slobodan Milosevic apologist Michael Parenti, author of To Kill A Nation, on the Balkan Witness web site. It says a lot about the state of the U.S. left and peace movements that Parenti is in good odor among them. Visit the Balkan Witness site […]
Russell Rockwell, co-editor (with Kevin Anderson) of The Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence, 1954-1978: Dialogues on Hegel, Marx, and Critical Theory (Lexington Books) will discuss the relationship of these three thinkers at the Alternative Press Center, 2040 N. Milwaukee Ave, 2nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois (near the CTA’s Blue Line Western Ave stop). Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 3:00 […]
News and Letters has released an announcement that Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom (first published in 1958) has been translated into Russian and published by the Praxis Research and Educational Center in Moscow. The Victor Serge Foundation assisted. This classic of revolutionary and humanist Marxism has now been translated into Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, […]