A roundtable discussion hosted by Platypus NYU with speakers: Kenyon Farrow, Queers for Economic Justice Greg Gabrellas, Platypus Gary Mucciaroni, Political Science, Temple University Sherry Wolf, International Socialist Organization This event was hosted by Platypus NYU on Monday, November 8th, 2010 http://newyork.platypus1917.org http://www.archive.org/details/WhichWayForwardForSexualLiberationARoundtableHostedByPlatypusNyu With roots in earlier radical traditions, movements that sought to radically redefine [...]admin | 0 comments | Continued
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Andony Melathopoulos A bustling city at dawn. Industrious workers set out from their homes, coming and going in a perfect and productive ballet. But by evening the workers vanish. No trace of foul play. No bodies left behind. Mass disappearances like this have recently occurred across the globe, not of humans, but of millions of [...]PR web editor | 0 comments | Continued
The reading group schedule with links to the readings for the summer has been posted at: http://platypus1917.org/2009/06/21/platypus-chicago-summer-2009-radical-bourgeois-philosophy/ Platypus Marxist reading group summer 2009, June 28 – August 16 Radical bourgeois philosophy: Kant-Hegel-Nietzsche We will address the greater context for Marx and Marxism through the issue of bourgeois radicalism in philosophy in the 18th and 19th [...]Chris Cutrone | 0 comments | Continued
“. . . [M]odern man finds his own ‘essence’ in his greatest discovery, namely, that the most important thing is to turn ‘life’ into a ‘lived experience’ and to make all possibilities of lived-experience accessible generally to all in an equal manner so that through this universality of ‘lived experience’ ‘life’ may prove and actualize [...]Chris Cutrone | 0 comments | Continued
1960s paths not taken (1): Civil Rights – Black Power Platypus Marxist readings for Sunday January 11, 2009 · Richard Fraser, Two Lectures on the Black Question in America and Revolutionary Integrationism (1953) · James Robertson and Shirley Stoute, “For Black Trotskyism” (1963) Spartacist League, “Black and Red — Class Struggle Road to Negro Freedom” [...]admin | 0 comments | Continued