Monthly Archives: October 2012

Readers’ Views, September-October 2012, Part 2

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, Part 2 REVOLUTIONARY SYNDICALISM DISCUSSION CONTINUES The discussion article on “Revolutionary Syndicalism” (July-August N&L) reminds me of when it was considered a major force of revolution. There was a … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, September-October 2012, Part 1

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, Part 1 CAPITALIST CRISIS AND REVOLT I appreciated Franklin Dmitryev’s Lead article in the July-August N&L, on “Spain, Greece, Europe: Capitalist crisis and revolt,” for showing how the so-called … Continue reading

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Homeless chalkers demand recognition

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Homeless chalkers demand recognition Los Angeles—On June 28, 75 people from the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN)—a Skid Row organization that agitates for the homeless—and Occupy LA demonstrated outside … Continue reading

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Disabled are human, deserve transplants

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Disabled are human, deserve transplants A 23-year-old man was denied a heart transplant by the University of Pennsylvania Hospital because of his autism, says his mom, Karen Corby. Paul Corby has … Continue reading

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Tensions over race in Occupy Chicago

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Tensions over race in Occupy Chicago Chicago—Tensions over race came to a boiling point within Occupy Chicago (OC) in August. A working group making plans for four days of protests at … Continue reading

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Review: The Conflict… debating motherhood

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Review: The Conflict… debating motherhood The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women, by Elisabeth Badinter The Conflict is a brief overview of its subject that occasionally makes poorly … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, September-October 2012

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Suzanne Rose Yaounde, Cameroon—Human rights leaders from Africa united to denounce “Gay Hate Day,” which took place on Aug. 21 in Cameroon, and the ongoing arrests of people … Continue reading

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