Monthly Archives: September 2012

Jazz for justice

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Jazz for justice New York—It’s in the air, an edgy current that awakens the spirit. When did it start? Was it the Arab Spring? The Occupy Movement? What? Where? May Day … Continue reading

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Wage theft in Memphis

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Wage theft in Memphis Memphis, Tenn.—Activists have formed a Stop Wage Theft Coalition in Shelby County, Tenn., to lobby the Shelby County Commission to create a Wage Theft Ordinance that will … Continue reading

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Nueva edición de revista Praxis en América Latina (octubre-noviembre 2012)

Nueva edición: revista  Praxis en América Latina – teoría/practica   http://www.praxisenamericalatina.org No. 9    octubre-noviembre 2012  Los números anteriores:  # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Desde México ●   Lomas del Poleo: atrás de la violencia y … Continue reading

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Study/discussion series: Global Crises, Global Rebellion, and the Needed Philosophy of Revolution

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: You’re invited to a nationwide series of five Marxist-Humanist discussions on: Global Crises, Global Rebellion, and the Needed Philosophy of Revolution Central to today’s reality is the worldwide capitalist economic crisis, … Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, September-October 2012

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide by Artemis In July, Cairo, Egypt, launched a new TV channel called Maria employing only niqab-clad women. The employees use the rhetoric of empowerment, stating this is a response … Continue reading

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Abortion victory is won in Mauritius

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Abortion victory is won in Mauritius Port Louis, Mauritius—LALIT is the only political party that has, over the decades, campaigned for abortion decriminalization, and finally, in June, Parliament passed a new … Continue reading

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‘Comfort women’ speak

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: ‘Comfort women’ speak Los Angeles—Bok-dong Kim, an 87-year-old Korean “comfort woman,” came here as part of her U.S. speaking tour on the fifth anniversary of House Resolution 121, which acknowledged Japan’s … Continue reading

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