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...
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 September 2014 at the Center for Marxist Education, communist historian, Doug Enaa Greene,author of the upcoming book Specters of Communism on French Communist Louis-Auguste Blanqui, lectured on the history and perspectives of the Israeli Socialist Organization (Matzpen). Matzpen was a revolutionary socialist and anti-Zionist organization founded in 1962. Matzpen viewed Zionism as a colonization project, was considered a security threat by the Israeli state, opposed Israel's wars, and worked closely with Palestinian Marxists.
Communist historian Doug Enaa Greene, author of the upcoming book on Specters of Communism: Blanqui and Marx, spoke on Irish socialist James Connolly as part of the ongoing Red History Lecture Series at the Center for Marxist Education in Cambridge MA on August 2, 2014.
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.
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).
BOSTON/Jamaica Plain – Yes, the headline is meant to evoke Douglas Adams, the late British writer who summed up life’s mysteries with a single number: 42.
I’m not saying author, philosopher and activist Charles Eisenstein offers a magic number or a magic bullet for the planet’s ills. But after hearing his presentation at the Jamaica Plain Forum on Sunday, I think I can summarize his thesis succinctly.