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Ukraine and Bosnia: historic uprisings

In Ukraine, an unexpected eruption of mass struggle led to the overthrow of Ukraine’s corrupt, oligarchic, and ultimately murderous President Viktor Yanukovych. In Bosnia, at the same time, massive, nationwide discontent with the corrupt system left in place when the 1995 Dayton Accords partitioned the country has led to the equally unexpected creation of new forms of democratic organization. Continue reading

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Rape and lies in Syria

It is instructive to compare the 1990s, when pretty much only the women’s movement gave vocal support to Bosnia, with Syria today. Some of the same crimes are happening now. Continue reading

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Arab Spring and the missing link of philosophy

Tunisia, Syria and Egypt show the determination of the masses to continue their revolutions in the face of vicious counter-revolution. Continue reading

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Bosnian genocide 20 years after

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Bosnian genocide 20 years after by Gerry Emmett April 2012 marks 20 years since the start of the genocide in the former Yugoslavia, 1992-1995. This was a deliberate, … Continue reading

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Breivik whitewash?

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View by Gerry Emmett Breivik whitewash? Norway may not try Anders Behring Breivik for murdering 69 young people on Utoya Island last July 22. He was first declared psychotic … Continue reading

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Women’s freedom, the religion of the oppressors, and the religion of the oppressed: Sharia law, the Catholic hierarchy, and the Religious Right

Guest post from Terry Moon.  This is a presentation she gave to a meeting in Chicago: The Necessity to End State Power for Bishops and Mullahs Terry Moon, September 26, 2011, Chicago I. The religion of the oppressor and the … Continue reading

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Women as Reason: No power for bishops or mullahs!

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women as Reason: No power for bishops or mullahs! by Terry Moon The racist U.S. Right has used the specter of terrorism in attacking Muslim religious law, Sharia, as a way … Continue reading

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