Monthly Archives: December 2010

McKibben’s Eaarth: New vision or neo-Malthusian attack on freedom?

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben 272 pp. Times Books, 2010 Climate change is one of the direst crises ever to face humanity. In response there have arisen diverse movements, passions and ideas. The … Continue reading

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American Civilization on Trial: Black Masses as Vanguard

Part of the classic American Civilization on Trial: Black Masses as Vanguard, written by Raya Dunayevskaya, has been posted on the web at the Marxists Internet Archive. The entire book can be obtained from News and Letters Committees. This was excerpted … Continue reading

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Is Black education related to freedom?

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Black/Red View: Is Black education related to freedom? by John Alan Editor’s note: To highlight what is missing from current debates on education reform, we reprint John Alan’s column from the … Continue reading

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Imprisoned Iranian trade unionist on hunger strike: Reza Shahabi

From Amnesty International: URGENT ACTION imprisoned trade unionist on hunger strike Reza Shahabi, a leading member of an independent but unrecognized trade union in Iran, remains detained in Evin Prison, Tehran, where he has begun a hunger strike. Although Saeed … Continue reading

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War threat over Korea

New–special statement from News and Letters Committees: War threat over Korea The continuing threat of war on the Korean Peninsula underscores the urgency of the Marxist-Humanist perspective that the opposite of war is not peace but revolution. North Korea seized … Continue reading

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Women World Wide, Nov.-Dec. 2010

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Women World Wide by Artemis Participants at the 25th National Gathering of Women in Paraná, Argentina, denounced physical attacks on feminists by right-wing Catholics who infiltrated their workshops on “Women, Contraception, … Continue reading

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World in View: South Africa’s ‘Class Apartheid’

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: World in View South Africa’s ‘Class Apartheid’ Two decades after Nelson Mandela was freed from prison, South Africa has actually increased the apartheid-era race and class inequality. Neoliberal capitalist economic policies … Continue reading

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