Wednesday, July 27, 2016

SocialistWorker.org | The party platform the Democrats won't stand on

Here’s what’s new at SocialistWorker.org...
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Comment: Josh On
THE PARTY PLATFORM THEY WON'T STAND ON
We looked at some of the more progressive planks from the 2008 platform passed by the Democrats to see how they fared under Barack Obama.

Report
EXPOSING THE NYPD'S LIES ABOUT DELRAWN
The media bought a New York cop's story that he killed Delrawn Small in self-defense, until a video showed that it was murder.

Review: Laura Durkay
A SPECTER HAUNTING HOLLYWOOD
What does a movie like the Ghostbusters say about the film industry's view of women--in the movies and in the theater seats?

Comment: Keegan O'Brien
IN DEFENSE OF BUSING IN BOSTON
The contemporary consensus that busing Boston's students to desegregate the public schools was "misguided" is just wrong.
https://socialistworker.org/2016/07/27/in-defense-of-busing-in-boston
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SocialistWorker.org special section
MARX MATTERS
http://socialistworker.org/featured/marx-matters

For more than 160 years, socialists have looked to the Marxist tradition for an understanding of society, an analysis of capitalism and its crises, and the vision of society built anew on the basis of democracy, equality and freedom. SocialistWorker.org has collected articles that elaborate the principles of the Marxist tradition and how socialists can use those principles as a guide for changing society.

FEATURES INCLUDE:

Reading Marx and Engels, 
an accompaniment to the writings of Marx and Engels, explaining the ideas and historical references you'll find. Articles include: Praxis makes perfect | From the belly of the beast | What do ideas do? | The poverty of Proudhon's anarchism | Marx and the Silesian strikers | The muckraking Marx and more

The Revolutionary Ideas of Karl Marx, including articles on: Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution | Can the Working Class Unite? | Marxism and Organization

Marxism and the Economy, presenting an introduction to basic ideas of Marxist economic theories and how they apply to today's world.

The Future Socialist Society, explaining what the Marxist tradition has said about the vision of socialism and what past struggles tell us about getting there. Articles include: A Crying Need for Change | Workers Power in action | Dreaming of our Future

Ten Marxist Classics, with SocialistWorker.org writers introducing 10 of the most important writings by leading figures in the revolutionary socialist tradition.

Other featured articles include: Marxism and Anarchism: Refusing to Be Ruled Over | Marxism and Black Liberation | The Lies They Tell about Lenin | The Legacy of Leon Trotsky | Socialism Versus Stalinism | Winning Women's Liberation | Does Socialism Exist Today? | What Kind of Party Do We Need? | Marxists and Elections | The Marxist View of the State

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