Monthly Archives: April 2012

Gilberto López y Rivas: “A little self-criticism wouldn’t be bad”

Gilberto López y Rivas wrote a column in the April 27 issue of the Mexican newspaper La Jornada titled “Un poco de autocrítica no haría mal” (A little self-criticism wouldn’t be bad) that brings in Raya Dunayevskaya’s critique of vanguardism.  … Continue reading

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Politicizing G8 and NATO: Rulers, Domination, and Emancipation

Platypus has posted video of another workshop from their March convention in Chicago with a speaker from News and Letters Committees.  There were three speakers on this panel, Politicizing G8 and NATO: Rulers, Domination, and Emancipation.  The second, Fred Mecklenburg, … Continue reading

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“Notes on News and Letters”

From The Rose in the Cross: Recently a talk given by members of the News and Letters Committee was pointed out to me, and I listened to it with much interest…. On the talk itself, it’s a pretty basic run-down … Continue reading

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Audio recording of discussion on News and Letters Committees

Here’s a link to a 47-minute audio recording of a discussion on News and Letters Committees, beginning with a presentation by me: http://archive.org/details/NewsAndLetters This is from a workshop at the Platypus convention in March.  They asked me to talk about … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, March-April 2012

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Elise A California Girl Scout put out a YouTube video asking the public to boycott Girl Scout cookies because she objects to a troop admitting a Transgender girl. … Continue reading

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Iranian critiques ‘anti-imperialist’ Left

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Iranian critiques ‘anti-imperialist’ Left London—Since 2009, the first wave of revolutions in the Middle East was started by the marching of millions in Iran. For many years, the Middle East has … Continue reading

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Parents, students protest schools hit list

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Parents, students protest schools hit list Chicago—Several hundred people rallied against Chicago’s school “turnarounds” on Feb. 20 and marched to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house. Many marchers wore stickers over their mouths … Continue reading

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