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The 1619 Project: Backlash from the “left”

The 1619 Project: Backlash from the “left”

The New York Times 1619 Project illuminates the effects of slavery throughout U.S. history. Why does the World Socialist Review oppose it?

BY: Norman Markowitz| February 24, 2020
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The Marxist Classes: Lucy Parsons

The Marxist Classes: Lucy Parsons

The life and times of Lucy Parsons, fearless labor activist and anarchist.

BY: Communist Party USA| February 12, 2020
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The backlash against the 1619 project and a new history of slavery

The backlash against the 1619 project and a new history of slavery

The New York Times 1619 Project is getting pushback from the right and the left.

BY: Norman Markowitz| February 11, 2020
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The Legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois

The Legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois

An American leader, a Black leader, a world leader: in this 1965 essay, Paul Robeson assesses the legacy of scholar, philosopher, organizer,  W. E. B. Du Bois.

BY: Paul Robeson| August 16, 2019
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Benjamin J. Davis: The Communist Councilman from Harlem

Benjamin J. Davis: The Communist Councilman from Harlem

Ben Davis's campaign for a seat representing Harlem on New York's City Council was a model of united front organizing relevant to today's fight against the Trump Agenda.

BY: Communist Party USA| November 29, 2018
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