Cover Added to Scanned News & Letters Pamphlet on Middle East

The HathiTrust Digital Library has added the previously missing cover to the 1969 News & Letters pamphlet “Two Articles on New Emerging Forces.” This publication contains two texts by Raya Dunayevskaya, “The Arab-Israeli Collision, the World Powers and the Struggle for the Minds of Men,” on the 1967 war and “U.S. and Russia Enter Middle […]

Dunayevskaya, Marcuse, Fromm: Dialectics, Automation, Humanism

Russell Rockwell, co-editor of the new book The Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence, 1954-1978, has made the text of his recent talk on the book available on the blog Marxist-Humanist Dialectics. Rockwell delivered the talk on May 5 at the Alternative Press Center in Chicago.

Book Event in Chicago: The Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence

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 […]

For International Women’s Day 2012: Margaret Ellingham, An American Marxist in Italy

Margaret Ellingham, an American expatriate who lived for decades in northern Italy, participated in and wrote about many of the profound social struggles that took place in that country from the 1960s through the 1980s. Ellingham contributed her penetrating commentary on Italian events to the pages of News & Letters from 1964 through 1991, the […]

Raya Dunayevskaya on the Crisis in Independent Marxism, circa 1960

Raya Dunayevskaya’s “The World Crisis and the Theoretical Void“, a 1960 article that first appeared in Prometeo, a journal edited by the Italian independent revolutionary Onorato Damen, has just been made available by the Marxists Internet Archive. Dunayevskaya travelled to Europe in late 1959 to attend an international conference in Milan of tendencies adhereing to […]

Marxism and Freedom published in Russian-langage edition

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, […]

‘The Monster Machine’—Raya Dunayevskaya on Capitalist Production, 1960

A January 1960 text by Raya Dunayevskaya—”State Capitalism and the Bureaucrats“—has just been released by the Marxists Internet Archive. This article originally appeared in The Socialist Leader, the newspaper of the Independent Labour Party. Although long past its heyday of the 1920s and 1930s, the ILP maintained a newspaper until it re-merged into the Labour […]