‘Trail for Humanity’ links immigration, environment, prisons

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters:

Spurred by racist responses to busloads of immigrant children from Central America, a 300-mile march from Merced, Calif., to the Mexican border was organized.

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‘Trail for Humanity’ links immigration, environment, prisons

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Nuevo libro: Contradicciones históricas en la civilización de los Estados Unidos

Jueves  18 septiembre  5 – 7 de la tarde

Galería autónoma CU  — Auditorio Che Guevara

UNAM, Ciudad de México

Presentación de libro y círculo de estudio

Contradicciones históricas en la civilización de los Estados Unidos

“Dawning of a New Day,” mural at 1207 7th Street North, Kansas City, Kansas

“Dawning of a New Day,” mural at 1207 7th Street North, Kansas City, Kansas

* La verdadera historia de los Estados Unidos

* Las masas afro-americanas como vanguardia

* La historia de la esclavitud, el abolicionismo, la Guerra Civil, racismo e imperialismo, el Movimiento por los Derechos Civiles

 Vamos a usar como libro base Contradicciones históricas en la civilización de los Estados Unidos. Las masas afro-americanas como vanguardia, de Raya Dunayevskaya, filósofa marxista-humanista.

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Detroit says, ‘Water is a Human Right!

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters:

“Water is a Human Right!” chanted over 1,000 on July 18. Detroit’s Water and Sewerage Dept. had shut off water to 15,000 residents.

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Detroit says, ‘Water is a Human Right!

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Essay: Karl Marx’s Critique of the Gotha Program as ground for organization

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters:

Today’s vital debate about revolutionary organization is illuminated by Marx’s concept of organization in his “Critique of the Gotha Program.”

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Essay: Karl Marx’s Critique of the Gotha Program as ground for organization

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Woman as Reason: Fighting rape is in our hands

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters:

Woman as Reason: Fighting rape is in our hands
Since the beginnings of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the early 1960s, we have been fighting rape, and rape culture. Finally, 50 years later, a U.S. president issued some mild recommendations on how to fight rape on college campuses, and two Democratic women have introduced legislation to make colleges more accountable for preventing and dealing with campus rapes.

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Workshop Talks: Nurses vs. Kaiser

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters:

Workshop Talks: Nurses vs. Kaiser
Contract bargaining has begun between the California Nurses Association and Kaiser Permanente. CNA has steadfastly rejected management’s demand to hold negotiations in closed sessions….

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We march in Oakland for #NMOS14

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters:

Reports of demonstrations in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Oakland, Los Angeles.

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We march in Oakland for #NMOS14

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