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Readers’ Views, Jan.-Feb. 2014, Part 1

From the January-February 2014 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, Part 1 THE SYRIAN REVOLUTION AS TEST OF WORLD POLITICS I have been active in a number of student groups around labor and women’s issues. We always talk about … Continue reading

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Illegal evictions sully Mandela’s legacy

Just when Mandela has passed, the African National Congress is not even ashamed of the lives the poor are living, or the fact that the residents of Cato Crest will spend Christmas on the street. Continue reading

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Stop Detroit evictions

Detroit Eviction Defense is fighting to keep Jerome Jackson in his home in Inkster, Mich. Jackson has been a leading fighter in Detroit Eviction Defense, active in many campaigns to keep others in their homes. We fight with the Hernandez and Orozco families in Southwest Detroit fighting Fannie Mae and its out-of-control efforts to throw families from their homes and cause further damage to our neighborhoods. Resistance is growing; join us! We demand no more foreclosures, no more evictions and good housing for all. Continue reading

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November-December 2013 News & Letters online

The new November-December 2013 issue of News & Letters is online. News & Letters, Vol. 58, No. 6 November – December 2013 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead The Syrian Revolution as the test … Continue reading

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Detroit defends homes

Detroit Eviction Defense came out of the Direct Action Workgroup of Occupy Detroit about two years ago. We work with people who want to save their homes. We have saved about 60 so far. Continue reading

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South Africa: ‘No Land! No House! No Vote!’

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: South Africa: ‘No Land! No House! No Vote!’ Editor’s note: Zimasa Lerumo is coordinator of Abahlali baseMjondolo-Western Cape Youth Project and involved in the “No Land! No House! No Vote!” … Continue reading

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Sheriff Dart on notice

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Sheriff Dart on notice Chicago–In Illinois, a five-day notice is supposed to be given before you are evicted. (It doesn’t always happen.) On Oct. 14, we gave Cook County Sheriff Tom … Continue reading

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