On Oct. 15 2014, Peniel Joseph lectures and leads a discussion at the Center for Marxist Education in Cambridge, MA, focused on Stokely Carmichael, and the Black Power Movement, and their relevance to politics in the world today. How do the thought and action of Stokely and the Black Power movement still resonate in 2014? In the age of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Ferguson...
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On October 4, 2014 at the Center for Marxist Education in Cambridge, MA, communist historian Doug Enaa Greene, as part of the Red History Lecture Series, speaks on Communist Resistance in Nazi Germany. The German CP offered the most sustained resistance to the Third Reich, ranging from anti-fascist propaganda to espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union and engaging Nazi soldiers in battle during the Spanish Civil War. As part of the struggle against fascism, approximately, nearly half of the party members passed through Nazi concentration camps and at least 25,000 were killed.
On April 14, 2014, longtime activist and registered nurse, Sandy Eaton spoke at the Center for Marxist Education on the health care industry. The health care industry comprises 17.9% of the US economy, the healthcare industry incorporates Minute Clinics and GE, for-profit and not-for-profit conglomerates, community health centers and academic medical centers, drug and device manufacturers, public and private insurance and funding streams. How did it get this way? Where is it going? These and other questions were discussed by Sandy Eaton in his talk.
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This teach-in took place on April 5, 2014 at Northeastern University in Boston, Mass.
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Communist historian Doug Enaa Greene lectures on the activist, historian and novelist Victor Serge (1890-1947) at the Center for Marxist Education. Serge was originally an anarchist in his youth, who became a communist after 1917, an ally of Leon Trotsky and a heterodox Marxist. Victor Serge's many works chronicle, in eloquent and brutal honesty, the revolutionary experience of his generation.
Journalist and author, Chris Hedges, and UMass Boston Professor, Heike Schotten, spoke out against the suspension of Northeastern University Students for Justice in Palestine in a talk on campus in Boston on April 1. Watch the full video here, courtesy of The Real News Network.
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Communist historian Doug Enaa Greene lectures on the French communist revolutionary Gracchus Babeuf (1760-1797) at the Center for Marxist Education in Cambridge.
Newton, Mass. - The Cambridge-based regional chapter of the national Peace Action organization, Mass. Peace Action held it's annual meeting on Saturday February 8th. The theme of this year's meeting was "Towards a Just and Cooperative Foreign Policy."
On February 1st at the Center for Marxist Education in Central Square, Cambridge, communist historian Doug Enaa Greene discussed the life and thought of the 19th century French communist revolutionary Louis-Auguste Blanqui (1805-1881).