Tag Archives: Christian Right

Christian Nation

Review of “Christian Nation: a Novel” by Frederic C. Rich, a work of speculative fiction in which the religious Right takes over the U.S., turning it into a brutally totalitarian state. Continue reading

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The Child Catchers

Review of The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking, and the New Gospel of Adoption by Kathryn Joyce, which explores the religious Right’s renewed enthusiasm for domestic and international adoption. Continue reading

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The politics of degenerate capitalism

The rulers are not about to sit back and let revolt freely develop. All sorts of reactionary ideas and attitudes have been ushered into the mainstream of politics and the media. Continue reading

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Review of No Snowflake in an Avalanche

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Review of No Snowflake in an Avalanche   An extraordinary organization arose to combat an extraordinary threat. Lawyer Mikey Weinstein was a graduate of the Air Force Academy, located in the … Continue reading

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Obama’s re-election doesn’t end clash of two worlds

From the new November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Obama’s re-election doesn’t end clash of two worlds by Franklin Dmitryev The two worlds of the rulers and the ruled shone through the suffocating blanket of propaganda surrounding the election … Continue reading

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Reactionary U.S. election shows capital’s contradictions

Lead article from the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Reactionary U.S. election shows capital’s contradictions by Ron Kelch “We built it!” roared the delegates at the Republican Party convention in Tampa. It was the perfect expression of … Continue reading

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New attacks on women take fascistic turn

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Editorial New attacks on women take fascistic turn The depths of this society’s inhumanity have been laid bare by the intensity of the war on women’s bodies, minds and lives. … 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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Political spectacles cannot hide reality of deranged capitalism

From the new September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Lead Political spectacles cannot hide reality of deranged capitalism by Ron Kelch At the end of a months-long political spectacle in Washington–manufactured over irrelevancies concerning what should have been a … Continue reading

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