Monthly Archives: February 2011

Readers’ Views (Jan.-Feb. 2011)

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views THE OPPOSITE OF WAR IS NOT PEACE BUT REVOLUTION Your Statement, “War threat over Korea,” issued on your website on Dec. 9 had it just right! “The continuing threat of … Continue reading

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Mexico: Betrayal in electrical workers union

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Mexico: Betrayal in electrical workers union Mexico City–In October 2009, Mexican President Felipe Calderón ordered the destruction of the publicly owned City Light and Power Company, and with it the destruction of … Continue reading

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Musician solidarity

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Musician solidarity Detroit–At the Detroit Symphony Orchestra strike, Oct. 4, 2010, I dreamed I saw Clifford Odets alive; I heard the clarion call. In 1935 I was an eight-year-old innocent barely able … Continue reading

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Teachers mock boss

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Teachers mock boss New York City—The following statement along with others was delivered at a press conference called by the NYC Green Party on Nov. 30 at 11:00 AM at Hearst Headquarters, 8th Ave. and … Continue reading

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Mine owners and Congress desecrate 29 miners’ graves

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Mine owners and Congress desecrate 29 miners’ graves Detroit–Following the coal mine explosion that killed 29 miners at the Massey Coal Company’s Upper Big Branch mine last April, Congressional hearings disclosed … Continue reading

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Muslims protect Coptic Christians

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Muslims protect Coptic Christians The Egyptian story of the human shield shone forth in January amid all the mayhem and murder that captured the news. Thousands of Muslims from all over Egypt … Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, Jan.-Feb. 2011

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide by Artemis On Dec. 17, 2010, the Eighth International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers was observed in 15 cities in the U.S., seven cities in Canada and six … Continue reading

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Women transforming the Middle East

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women transforming the Middle East Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women are Transforming the Middle East, by Isobel Coleman (Random House, 2010) Many people in the Western world observe the fundamentalism, terrorism … Continue reading

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Condoms & corruption

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Woman as Reason Condoms & corruption by Terry Moon The Pope made quite a splash a few months ago with his comments in Peter Seewald’s book Light of the World, where he grudgingly … Continue reading

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Harriet Tubman and the Civil War

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Harriet Tubman and the Civil War Editor’s note: We commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with excerpts from John Alan on Harriet Tubman from the April 2004 News & Letters. … Continue reading

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