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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 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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Race and capitalism: A response to the NYT 1619 Project

Race and capitalism: A response to the NYT 1619 Project

The relationship between racial slavery and the development of capitalism is discussed.

BY: Joel Wendland| January 8, 2020
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The demand for reparations is a condemnation of U.S. capitalism

The demand for reparations is a condemnation of U.S. capitalism

Enslavement and oppression of Black people is embedded in U.S., and world, capitalism.

BY: Chauncey K. Robinson| July 3, 2019
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Video: Marx and Engels and the fight against slavery

Video: Marx and Engels and the fight against slavery

Enslaved workers led the fight against chattel slavery.

BY: Communist Party USA| September 24, 2018
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