Tag Archives: Congo

Call for News and Letters Committees Convention, 2014

News and Letters Committees has posted its OFFICIAL CALL FOR CONVENTION to Work Out Marxist-Humanist Perspectives for 2014-2015   February 23, 2014 To All Members of News and Letters Committees   Dear Friends:   The sharpness of revolution and counter-revolution … Continue reading

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Social crisis in Central African Republic

Violence between Christian majority and Muslim minority communities has torn the social fabric of the Central African Republic, one of the world’s poorest countries. Over 1,000 people have been killed since Michel Djotodia seized power in March 2013. Reciprocal massacres have led many observers to see a real possibility of a Rwanda-type genocide. Continue reading

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Violence ‘normalized’

We are living in contradictory times, especially when it comes to women’s struggle for freedom. On the one hand you have a Women’s Liberation Movement that has never been more radical, unified and global. On the other hand there is more repression, and the violence is more brutal and deadly than ever before. 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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From India to Egypt to U.S., women fighting for freedom

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Lead From India to Egypt to U.S., women fighting for freedom by Terry Moon Two recent events have shown the deep and seemingly intractable worldwide oppression of women and, at … Continue reading

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Woman as Reason: Congo, capitalism and rape

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Woman as Reason column: Congo, capitalism and rape by Terry Moon The latest tragedy in Congo was so horrific that it actually made a few headlines in the U.S. bourgeois press: … Continue reading

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