Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ex-Gay ‘therapy’ lies

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Ex-Gay ‘therapy’ lies Memphis, Tenn.–On Feb. 21, Wayne Besen, executive director of Truth Wins Out (TWO), gave a multimedia lecture at Rhodes College here. Besen, author of Anything But Straight: Unmasking the … Continue reading

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FBI hounds Memphians

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: FBI hounds Memphians Memphis, Tenn.–In response to the roundups of Colombia and Palestine solidarity activists across the Midwest by the FBI, members of the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center (MSP&JC) and … Continue reading

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University sells out campus radio

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: University sells out campus radio San Francisco–In a sudden, secretive move, which may be a sign of worse to come for student and community radio stations, the Jesuit-run University of San … Continue reading

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NYC pro-union rallies

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: NYC pro-union rallies New York–There have been union rallies here and throughout the state every day to protest the unionbusting legislation in Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio as well as the anti-union budget proposals … Continue reading

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Teachers’ real value

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Teachers’ real value New York–Politicians are clamoring to get rid of the tenure system for K12 public school teachers. They claim tenure makes it impossible to fire teachers, even those known … Continue reading

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Rally in Asheville

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Rally in Asheville Asheville, N.C.–About 500 union supporters rallied at Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville on Feb. 26 at noon to show our solidarity with workers in Wisconsin. Despite North … Continue reading

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I love LA, not job cuts

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: I love LA, not job cuts Los Angeles–On Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, over 700 city workers gathered for one hour at City Hall under the theme “I love LA” to protest … Continue reading

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Protest Brown’s cuts

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Protest Brown’s cuts Hundreds of low-income and unemployed people and people with disabilities marched through San Francisco on Feb. 28 wearing signs identifying services they would lose under Gov. Jerry Brown’s … Continue reading

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Michigan support rally

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Michigan support rally Lansing, Mich.–It was a dreary, overcast, cold day at the Capitol building here on Feb. 26 when over 2,000 came from all over the state to show solidarity … Continue reading

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Free Diego Garcia! Chagos for the Chagossians!

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Free Diego Garcia! Chagos for the Chagossians! Port Louis, Mauritius–The Oct. 30-Nov. 2 LALIT International Conference to “Free Diego” was timed so right and politically so spot on that it seems … Continue reading

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