Monthly Archives: March 2011

Solidarity with Mexican miners

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Solidarity with Mexican miners Chicago–Black, Latino and Anglo workers here showed solidarity with workers in Mexico on Feb. 19, the fifth anniversary of the Pasta de Conchos mine disaster in Mexico. … Continue reading

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Women World Wide, March-April 2011

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women World Wide by Artemis In Ivory Coast, troops loyal to Laurent Gbagbo gunned down eight women as they marched peacefully against his rule chanting, “We want peace!” He sent tanks … Continue reading

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Walk for Choice 2011

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Walk for Choice 2011 Chicago–Feb. 26 was International Walk for Choice day, made urgent in the U.S. by the inhuman legislation pending in Congress (see article this page). Besides Chicago, Walks–really … Continue reading

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Egyptian women define the struggle

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Egyptian women define the struggle For Egyptian women the oppression of the last decades was extreme. They could not report the harassment they experienced to anyone, and men face no consequences … Continue reading

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Workshop Talks: Rank-and-file workers will have their say

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks: Rank-and-file workers will have their say by Htun Lin All eyes are on the massive worker protests in Madison, Wisconsin, against Governor Scott Walker’s attempt to totally bust public … Continue reading

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Triangle fire centennial

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Triangle fire centennial March 25, 2011, marks the centennial of the Triangle Waist Company factory fire where 149 workers, most of them young Jewish immigrant women, jumped to their death from … Continue reading

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We need your help!

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: We need your help! As the revolutions that began this year in Tunisia and Egypt spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa, they were recognized by masses of men, women and … Continue reading

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Vicious attacks on women’s healthcare

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Vicious attacks on women’s healthcare During February, the Republican Party has led the largest legislative attack on women’s reproductive rights and health in recent history. The U.S. House of Representatives has … Continue reading

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In-person report: Wisconsin at front line of class war

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Wisconsin at front line of class war Madison, Wisc.–Day after day, tens of thousands of people–and over 100,000 on Feb. 26–have taken to the streets around the Wisconsin State Capitol building. … Continue reading

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Women’s freedom and Marx’s dialectic

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Essay Woman as Reason Women’s freedom and Marx’s dialectic by Terry Moon The contemporary nature of Marxist-Humanism is evident when one views the theory and practice of women’s liberation. Today that … Continue reading

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