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Detroit says, ‘Water is a Human Right!

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: “Water is a Human Right!” chanted over 1,000 on July 18. Detroit’s Water and Sewerage Dept. had shut off water to 15,000 residents. Read more: Detroit says, ‘Water is a Human Right!

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From New York to Ferguson, stop killer cops!

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: Reports of demonstrations in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Oakland, Los Angeles. Read the Chicago report here: From New York to Ferguson, stop killer cops!

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Readers’ Views, March-April 2014, Part 1

Readers’ Views from the March-April 2014 issue of News & Letters, part 1. Continue reading

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Detroit fights blight, but who profits?

We don’t want our neighborhoods razed for “profit-making capitalist folks.” Detroit residents are concerned with improved quality of life in our communities. Continue reading

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‘A Dreadful Deceit’ and unceasing rebellion

Jacqueline Jones’ new book, A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama’s America, is not a call to ignore effects of the concept of race in law and practice. She finds the definition of race repeatedly twisted to suit the needs of the ruling class and wielded as a tool for subjugation of Black and white labor alike. Continue reading

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Kansas City confronts anti-immigrant Nazis

More than 300 people of all races came out to confront a handful of Nazis rallying in Kansas City. Continue reading

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Charles Denby, worker-editor

As a contribution to Black History Month we reprint Raya Dunayevskaya’s memorial for Charles Denby (1907-1983), her comrade of 35 years, Editor of News & Letters from its founding in 1955 until his death and the author of Indignant Heart: A Black Worker’s Journal. Continue reading

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