Audio: Combatting White Nationalism: Lessons from Marx

 
by Andrew Kliman

 
I have just written a full-length essay, “Combatting White Nationalism: Lessons from Marx,” on how to deal with the threat of Trumpism and similar manifestations of white nationalism. If you’d like to read the complete text, please click here.

On September 24, I gave a presentation, based on an abbreviated version of the essay, to an international meeting of Marxist-Humanist Initiative. Members, supporters, and invited guests from the US, England, Scotland, and Sweden attended by Skype. If you’d like to listen to the audio recording of my presentation, please click here.

The following is the abstract of the essay: Read More

North Korea and US Threaten Nuclear War: an MHI Statement

Last week, North Korea tested missiles in international waters around the US protectorate of Guam, following its several recent successful tests of intercontinental-range missiles. The North Korean government has long publicly declared its intention to develop a nuclear bomb and delivery system capable of striking the US mainland; what is new is that it is now close to having both. The bravado of its dictator, Kim Jong-un, cannot be dismissed, especially when his threat is made to the madman in the White House.

US president Donald Trump responded with the warning that “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States. They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” He was saying in effect that he will nuke North Korea if it keeps using threatening language or if it takes any military action against Guam or the US allies in the region.

Even Trump’s cabinet and aides were shocked by his seemingly off-the-cuff threat to use nukes. There is in fact an increased chance under Trump of having a nuclear confrontation. His immediate response to being questioned about whether his “fire and fury” remark was going too far, was to insist that it might not have gone far enough.

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Views from London Women’s March: Internationalism Trumps Trump

 

See also new editorial: Gigantic Resistance Emerging Against Trumpism begins to make America GREAT again: Millions march to stop Trump; women lead in self-mobilization”

 

MHI participants, London:

We had two protests in London, 20 and 21 January. Friday’s demonstration was a spontaneous reaction outside of the American embassy in Grosvenor Square. It was planned quickly and noisily attended on a frosty night by up to a couple of thousand people, including many on the British Left, opposed to the inauguration of the an American President who has sent shockwaves around the world as to what he plans to unleash against the democratic gains of progressive people so far. Many animated discussions took place under the piercing street lamps, punctuated with organised chants from steaming mouths.

What everyone was not prepared for was the huge response to the official “Women’s March on London” on the Saturday, as people again assembled from 12 noon:
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