Monthly Archives: March 2013

Lincoln and ‘The Abolitionists’

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Lincoln and ‘The Abolitionists’ The 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and of the Emancipation Proclamation in particular, has a lot of people talking about that history and race relations … Continue reading

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Chicagoans rally: Forward on Climate

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Chicagoans rally: Forward on Climate Chicago–“Hey! Obama! We don’t want your climate drama!” we chanted at the Forward on Climate rally here on Feb. 17. There were at least 20 … Continue reading

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Rallies across U.S. against Keystone XL pipeline

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Rallies across U.S. against Keystone XL pipeline 40,000 in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.–I drove from Memphis to Washington with three others and joined the 40,000-plus people there on Feb. 17 … Continue reading

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Some cuts don’t heal

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks Some cuts don’t heal by Htun Lin As Congress’s latest self-imposed sequestration crisis makes clear, not all cuts are the same. A campaign slogan of California Nurses’ Association … Continue reading

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State of the U.S. wars

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Editorial State of the U.S. wars The opening of Barack Obama’s second term made it clear that, despite all talk of ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is … Continue reading

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The Black dimension and Women’s Liberation as revolutionary reason

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: The Black dimension and Women’s Liberation as revolutionary reason Editor’s note: For Women’s History Month, we present excerpts from “An Overview by Way of … Continue reading

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From India to Egypt to U.S., women fighting for freedom

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Lead From India to Egypt to U.S., women fighting for freedom by Terry Moon Two recent events have shown the deep and seemingly intractable worldwide oppression of women and, at … Continue reading

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