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1953: Ernest Mandel - Letter to Jean-Paul Sartre. A Reply to 'The Communists and Peace'

3 February 2021
In his essay 'The Communists and Peace', originally published in Les Temps Modernes in 1952, Sartre addressed an article written by Mandel, under the pseudonym Ernest Germain. Mandel responded with this letter, originally published in Fourth International, April 1953.
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1978: Ernest Mandel - We Must Dream. Anticipation and hope as categories of historical materialism

9 September 2020

This text was the contribution of Ernest Mandel to a 1978 commemorative colloquium for the Marxist philosopher Ernst Bloch (1885 – 1977) and was first published in 1980.i In this article Mandel uses categories developed by Bloch, such as the Not-Yet and Real Possible, to examine the need of incorporating notions of the future in socialist thought.

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