Notable Deaths in 2014: Two Figures of the McCarthy Era

A wraith-like figure from the U.S.’s still-not-entirely forgotten anti-Communist past briefly flickered across the field of American historical perception in mid-October of this year. The revelation of the July death of David Greenglass, brother-in-law of Julius Rosenberg, resulted in nothing like the full-on cultural and political debates over the guilt or innocence of the couple […]

Raya Dunayevskaya on the Communist Control Act of 1954

The Marxists Internet Archive has made available a 1954 piece by Raya Dunayevskaya on the deeply reactionary nature of the Communist Control Act (“On Both Sides of the Iron Curtain“), which, despite a few successful legal challenges since its passage, is still in effect. It appeared as her regular unsigned column in the September 18 […]