Tag Archives: Amnesty International

Women Worldwide, March-April 2014

Women worldwide, March-April 2014: Sexism in chemistry profession; Shulamit Aloni; Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina of Pussy Riot. Continue reading

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Colombia murders

From the March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: World in View by Gerry Emmett Colombia murders Demetrio López Cardenas, 33 years old and a father of three, a community leader in La Caucana, was murdered Feb. 23. He was … Continue reading

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Close Guantanamo

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Close Guantanamo Los Angeles—On Jan. 10, 150 activists gathered outside the downtown Federal Building to protest the ongoing torture and indefinite detentions of Muslim prisoners for a decade, without charges. The … Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, January-February 2013

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Women World Wide by Artemis On Jan. 2, Gerda Lerner, a founding member of the National Organization for Women and history professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, died at the age … Continue reading

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Martina Noel Davis-Correia, 1967-2011

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Martina Noel Davis-Correia, 1967-2011 I want people to know that we didn’t fail. As long as we keep hammering away at this thing, as long as we refuse to give up, … Continue reading

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The wars at home

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011 Part II of Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2011-2012 Revolution and counter-revolution take world stage Contents: I. The Arab Spring II. The wars at home III. Japan: earthquake, tsunami and meltdown … Continue reading

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Women World Wide, March-April 2011

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women World Wide by Artemis In Ivory Coast, troops loyal to Laurent Gbagbo gunned down eight women as they marched peacefully against his rule chanting, “We want peace!” He sent tanks … Continue reading

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