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March 28, 2015 2:45 pm

Should U.S. Marxists support the Greens?

 

Our job is not to stand across the street yelling at people until they pass resolutions calling for the abolition of surplus value. We must be with the masses, where and when they are willing to struggle.

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David Thorstad, "On 'Sweet,' 'Yellow Head,' and 'Two-Spirit'"

 

People can call themselves whatever they want, and the question of what word to use to describe same-sex behavior has a long history, going back at least to the middle of the nineteenth century. If same-sex Native Americans want to use “two-spirit” to describe themselves, that is their right. But the term seems problematic if […]

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Dreaming of the Dead

 

My father was sleeping, curled up in the small chair next to the picture window. I thought this  strange, because he never sat in that chair. It was my mother’s perch, from which she peered out at the street watching for neighbors  and waiting every day for the mail truck to arrive. When she was […]

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