Monthly Archives: September 2012

Woman as Reason: Retrogression’s stench

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Woman as Reason Retrogression’s stench by Terry Moon Everyone has heard—and a great many rightly condemned—the unconscionable statement by Missouri Republican Congressman and Senate hopeful Todd Akin: “from what I understand … Continue reading

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Neville Alexander

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Neville Alexander by Gerry Emmett We mourn the passing of South African revolutionary and scholar Neville Alexander. Born in the rural Eastern Cape, Alexander moved to Cape Town … Continue reading

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Hurricane Isaac & Haiti

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Hurricane Isaac & Haiti by Gerry Emmet Hurricane Isaac only skirted Haiti, but was a huge blow to 390,000 people still living in tent cities since the devastating … Continue reading

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South African miners

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View South African miners by Gerry Emmett The Marikana platinum mine massacre of 34 miners, near Rustenburg, South Africa, has outraged the revolutionary working class. (See statement of Abahlali … Continue reading

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Shifang protest

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Shifang protest Chinese officials in Sichuan province bowed quickly to mass protests and withdrew plans on July 3 for construction of a $1.6 billion molybdenum copper processing plant in Shifang town. … Continue reading

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Free Pussy Riot from Russian jail!

From the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Free Pussy Riot from Russian jail! by Gerry Emmett Three members of the punk band/art collective Pussy Riot were each sentenced to two years in prison on … Continue reading

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Climate chaos and capitalism

From the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Climate chaos and capitalism Climate chaos takes an ever increasing toll. In this year of extremes: the sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is at a record low; July was … Continue reading

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