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In memoriam: Freedom fighter Alisar Iram

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: World in View column The work of Syrian poet Alisar Iram, who died in July, made a vital contribution to my understanding of the meaning of Syria’s Revolution, seeing it as she did against … Continue reading

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Ukraine: Biggest East-West crisis in decades

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: World in View column The fighting between Ukraine government troops and separatist rebels continues as Russia and the West maneuver for power. Read more: Ukraine: Biggest East-West crisis in decades

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World in View: Honduran youth flee

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: The exodus of Central American youth without papers entering the U.S. has complex roots within Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, and in the U.S.’s long history of exploitative, militaristic relations with these countries. Read … Continue reading

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House of no justice

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: “I am an inmate at New Folsom State Prison and was personally involved in the statewide hunger strike that started on July 1 in protest of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitiation’s (CDCR) practices … Continue reading

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‘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. Read more: ‘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 * La verdadera historia de … Continue reading

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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. Read more: Detroit says, ‘Water is a Human Right!

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