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Protests at CUNY

Students at City University of New York and supporters protest and take direct action to save the Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur Center, and face criminalization of their activities. Continue reading

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South Korea on strike, North Korea on ‘ice’

Over 100,000 South Koreans, mainly workers, demonstrated in Seoul. North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had his uncle, Jang Sung-thaek, executed, accused of selling off part of North Korea to foreigners and of drug trafficking. Continue reading

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Detroit workers fight for jobs and pensions

Yesterday, a judge approved Detroit bankruptcy. Emergency manager Kevyn Orr outrageously claimed that the attack on workers’ pensions would be “thoughtful, measured and humane.” Read the News & Letters article for a view from the other side of the class struggle. Continue reading

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Sudan’s Arab Spring

Women are not only fighters in Sudan’s battles to overthrow al-Bashir, but they are also determined to continue the great tradition of women of the Arab Spring: to make sure that their revolution does not stop until all human relationships are transformed. Continue reading

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Anti-Roma racism

Racism against Roma infects significant sectors of French society, and now reaches into the innards of the “Socialist” government. Continue reading

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Latin America in continuous struggle

Resistance by Indigenous groups in Colombia; Indigenous Guatemalans resist Canadian mining company; teachers in Mexico protest “educational reform” law Continue reading

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May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters is out

The new May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters is available on the web: News & Letters, Vol. 58, No. 3 May – June 2013 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, … Continue reading

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Save City College of San Francisco!

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Save City College of San Francisco! San Francisco–What is happening at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is something even the most avid conspiracy theorist would find hard to imagine. … Continue reading

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Chicagoans rally: Forward on Climate

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Chicagoans rally: Forward on Climate Chicago–”Hey! Obama! We don’t want your climate drama!” we chanted at the Forward on Climate rally here on Feb. 17. There were at least 20 … Continue reading

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Teachers and allies fight restructuring

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Teachers and allies fight restructuring Lake County, Ill.—Recently, teachers in my district received a warning that the district would be undergoing “restructuring” for the 2013-14 school year. When the superintendent visited … Continue reading

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