Forwarded from Socialist Appeal (art, religion)

Louis Proyect lnp3 at SPAMpanix.com
Thu Dec 21 07:55:07 MST 2000


What's new at In Defence of Marxism http://www.marxist.com

Thursday, December 21, 2000

This is the latest "what's new" of the year. We wish all our readers a Red
New Year 2001. We will be taking a (well deserved) holiday break and will
be back on January 2nd.

- Marxism and Art - An introduction to Trotsky's writings on Art and
Revolution http://www.trotsky.net/trotsky_year/marxism_and_art.html

Together with this article by Alan Woods we are providing our readers with
the on-line sources of Trotsky's writings on Art, Culture and Revolution.
Where these are not available we give the reference to the printed text.
This is the last month of the Trotsky year, but we intend to continue the
publication of material in this web site to make it a central resource on
the ideas and life of Leon Trotsky. To close the year we also recommend the
reading of Trotsky's political testament (Marxism and Art - An introduction
to Trotsky's writings on Art and Revolution Together with this article by
Alan Woods we are providing our readers with the on-line sources of
Trotsky's writings on Art, Culture and Revolution. Where these are not
available we give the reference to the printed text.

This is the last month of the Trotsky year project
(http://www.trotsky.net/), but we intend to continue the publication of
material in this web site to make it a central resource on the ideas and
life of Leon Trotsky. To close the year we also recommend the reading of
Trotsky's political testament
(http://www.trotsky.net/trotsky_year/political_testament.html).

- Recommended book: Art and Revolution (collection of writings by Trotsky)
Pathfinder Press, New York 2000 (Get it from Wellred Bookshop:
http://www.marxist.com/wellred/index.asp?get_search=Art+and+Revolution)

 Christmas recommended reading:

- Foundations of Christianity
http://www.marxists.org/archive/kautsky/works/1900s/christ/index.htm

By Karl Kautsky. An excellent materialistic explanation of the origins of
Christianity. From the Marxists Internet Archive (http://www.marxists.org/)

- Socialism and the Churches
http://www.newyouth.com/archives/classics/luxemburg/socialismandthechurches
.html

By Rosa Luxemburg. A brilliant summary of the history and role of religion
from a Marxist perspective.

- IDOM Red New Year appeal http://www.marxist.com/wellred/donations.asp

We would like to thank all those readers who contributed to the Red New
Year Appeal and remind all that the Appeal is still open. Donate generously.

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