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‘We are all Greeks’

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: ‘We are all Greeks’ On Feb. 12, open rebellion broke out in Athens. “Layoffs! Layoffs…You will save Greece without the Greeks!” protesters proclaimed against the Greek parliament’s approval of a … Continue reading

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Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers

Lead article in the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers by Bob McGuire Open rebellion in the village of Wukan in December revealed the forced land seizures that have underpinned … Continue reading

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Greeks fight austerity

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Greeks fight austerity by Gerry Emmett As Greek lawmakers passed a new austerity package on Oct. 19, rage boiled over in cities and towns throughout the country. A two-day general strike … Continue reading

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