Monthly Archives: April 2011

World in View: Murder in Juárez

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Murder in Juárez by Gerry Emmett Violence attributed to rival drug cartels has again fallen heavily on the border areas around Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. In one weekend in … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, March-April 2011

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Elise Transphobia is alive and well. Transgender woman Chrissie Bates was found stabbed to death Jan. 10 in her apartment in Minneapolis, Minn. She’s identified as Christopher P. … Continue reading

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Stop housing cuts!

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Stop housing cuts! Chicago–Faced with the prospect of budget cuts throwing thousands of people out on the streets or forcing them into institutions, 300 people packed into the Chicago Temple on … Continue reading

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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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