Monthly Archives: November 2010

Hezbollah gives hero’s welcome to Iranian dictator Ahmadinejad in Lebanon

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Hero’s welcome for Ahmadinejad Anyone still holding illusions about Hezbollah’s leader, Hassan Nasrallah, as a genuine freedom fighter should have had them shattered by the hero’s welcome his organization offered Iranian … Continue reading

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The Gang Lawyer

New on the Marxists Internet Archive: Dunayevskaya’s analysis of McCarthyist lawyer Roy Cohn (who also featured as a character in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America).  He might remind you of some of the totalitarian wannabes on today’s political scene. The … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, Nov.-Dec. 2010

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: the ever-popular Readers’ Views FBI RAIDS–AN ATTACK ON ALL OF US On Sept. 24, teams of FBI agents from the “Joint Terrorism Task Force” served search warrants and grand jury subpoenas … Continue reading

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World in View: The Pope and religious intolerance

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: World in View: The Pope and religious intolerance Thousands turned out in London to protest the state visit of Pope Benedict in September. Turnout was increased by the disgust so many … Continue reading

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Secret UAW-GM deal

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Secret UAW-GM deal Detroit–More than 100 UAW workers from Michigan, Ohio and Indiana picketed the UAW headquarters here Oct. 16 to protest a two-tier wage agreement made secretly by UAW leaders … Continue reading

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Afro-Cubans’ new role, and Cuba’s 500,000 layoffs

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Afro-Cubans’ new role by Gerry Emmett Last month, the Cuban government announced that it would lay off 500,000 state employees by early next year. This comes as part … Continue reading

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Mayor Bloomberg’s schools get an F

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Mayor Bloomberg’s schools get an F New York–In June 2009, Mayor Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein, together with the president of the Council of School Administrators and United Federation of … Continue reading

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