Lincoln, Abraham

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Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address
The speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln at his inauguration at the start of his second term as president.
Address of the International Working Men's Association to Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America
Marx, Karl
The workingmen of Europe feel sure that, as the American War of Independence initiated a new era of ascendancy for the middle class, so the American Antislavery War will do for the working classes. Th...
American Civil War: Connexipedia Article
Also known as the War Between the States and several other names, this was a civil war in the United States of America in which eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United St...
Gaza: What Would Lincoln Do?: Sasha, Malia: Tell Your Parents About Sara al-Dalou!
Kelley, Robin
The point of invoking Lincoln is not to guess what he might do in Obama’s shoes, but to reflect on what he did when forced to balance political calculus, the rule of law, and moral and humanitarian co...
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume 5: War & Revolution
Draper, Hal; Haberkern, E.
The subject of this volume is Marx and Engels' views on the relation between war and revolution. Its thesis is that, over the course of decades, their views on this question changed -- evolved is a be...
Lincoln: A Review: Civil War, Not Compromise, Smashed Slavery
Zorn, Jacob
Lincoln—Steven Spielberg’s new movie reduces the abolition of slavery to so many parliamentary maneuvers.
Lincoln, Abraham: Connexipedia Article
President of the United States during the American Civil War. (1809-1865).
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 20: Marx and Engels 1864- 1868
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Includes The Prussian Military Question and the (German Workers' Party), and Value, Price and Profit, and articles and Reviews written in connection with the publication of Volume One of Capital.
Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies
Anderson, Kevin B.
Marx’s critique of capital was far broader than is usually supposed. To be sure, he concentrated on the labor-capital relation within Western Europe and North America. But at the same time, he expen...
A Marxist History of the World part 57: The American Civil War
Faulkner, Neil
One hundred and fifty years ago North America saw the start of a revolutionary war fought between rival systems and opposing political ideologies. Neil Faulkner looks at The American Civil War.
150 Years Since the Emancipation Proclamation: Finish the Civil War!
The Emancipation Proclamation was a pledge, a promise. It only freed slaves in areas that were not yet controlled by Union armies, true enough. But in that sense it was like the Declaration of Indepen...
Radical Democracy
Lummis, C. Douglas
Lummis revives the meaning of democratic struggle and critques the economic and technological processes that have hindered its growth.
An Unfinished Revolution: Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln
Blackburn, Robin
A study of Marx's analysis of the American Civil War as a conflict about slavery, not tarrfifs. Marx saw the north as a bourgeois republic, and the south as expansionist.
The War of Northern Aggression
Oakes, James
A leading Civil War historian challenges the new orthodoxy about how slavery ended in America.

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Lincoln's Contested Legacy
Kunhardt, Philip B. III
Great Emancipator or unreconstructed racist? Defender of civil liberties or subverter of the Constitution? Each generation evokes a different Lincoln. But who was he?
An Unfinished Revolution - Book Review
Against The Current vol. 159
Morrison, Derrick
Review of An Unfinished Revolution: Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln, by Robin Blackburn.