Monthly Archives: July 2012

A voice from Occupy

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: A voice from Occupy Oakland, Calif.—I am an anarchist and believe in acting according to my principles, most recently in Stockton on May 31 in a general strike protesting the murders … Continue reading

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Specter of Depression: Mattick’s Business as Usual

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Specter of Depression: Mattick’s Business as Usual Business as Usual: The Economic Crisis and the Failure of Capitalism by Paul Mattick, Reaktion Books (London), 2011. Paul Mattick’s Business as Usual is … Continue reading

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Using robots to attack labor upsurge in China

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Using robots to attack labor upsurge in China Workers who created a wave of strikes in China from auto and electronics to steel over the past two years have confronted the … Continue reading

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Sutter nurses strike!

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Sutter nurses strike! Oakland, Calif.—Sutter Health nurses throughout Northern California walked off the job for one day on June 13. Hundreds of nurses and some doctors marched and rallied in front … Continue reading

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NYC May Day march

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: NYC May Day march New York—There was a large May Day rally and march in New York City—but you would not have known it from reading The New York Times. The … Continue reading

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Fukushima nuclear worker’s testimony

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Fukushima nuclear worker’s testimony Editor’s note: “S,” an organizer of nuclear workers for the Precariat Union in Tokyo, currently works at Daiichi and Daini as a subcontract worker. He spoke on … Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, July-August 2012

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide, July-August 2012 by Artemis In May, delegations of Japanese officials came to Palisades Park, N.J., where more than half the community is of Korean descent, to request the removal … Continue reading

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