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Palestine: Celebrating 75 Years of Literature

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Read Palestinian fiction, poetry, and related literature in weekly meetings with the MEP's Literature Group. The ongoing catastrophe in the Middle East breaks our hearts daily. As part of our mission to explore creative political resistance to oppression, we will read several novels and poems by Palestinian authors.

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Classical Political Economy and Marx’s Critique: Theories of Surplus-Value

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Following up on the MEP's long-running study group on Marx's Grundrisse, we are now engaged in a close reading of Marx's Theories of Surplus Value (sometimes referred to as Volume 4 of Capital), supplemented by chapters from I.I. Rubin's History of Economic Thought.

Hegel for Radicals: The Science of Logic II

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The MEP's recurring series Hegel for Radicals continues our reading of Hegel's magnum opus, The Science of Logic, Part II. Familiarity with this work greatly aids any reading of Marx's Capital. Alex Steinberg guides participants past the legendary obstacles to understanding this unsurpassed presentation of dialectics. Its depth and systematic structure is without parallel in any other of Hegel's works.

Reading Antonio Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks – Winter 2024

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In this ongoing weekly reading group, we continue to read and learn from Gramsci's Prison Notebooks.  We explore key themes and concepts related to politics and civil society, including race, class and gender, religion, linguistic and other methods of analysis, critical theory, mass media, the arts and cinema, hegemony, and subaltern studies.

The Circulation of Capital: Reading Volume II of Marx’s Capital

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A weekly study group covering Marx's Capital, Volume II, The Process of Circulation of Capital. In this volume, Marx addresses the question: How can the reproduction of society as a whole take place, if there is no conscious social planning that ensures that all needs are met, in the necessary proportions, such that life can persist and the capitalist relations of production be sustained? We discover the answer, but we also learn of new contradictions and sources of crisis inherent to capitalist society.

Fletcher and Davidson: Campaigns, Movements and Organizing Strategies

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Bill Fletcher Jr. and Carl Davidson join us for a talk and discussion jumping off from their recent article on political strategy--"Campaigns and Movements: How Are They Connected, How Do They Differ?" (Convergence, October 6, 2023). In a wide-ranging survey, Fletcher and Davidson reference the 1960 Greensboro, NC, Woolworth's sit-in, the 1963 March on Washington, ... Read more

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