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Romanians take to the squares

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Romanians take to the squares Bucharest, Romania—Romania and many European countries are living in times of an unprecedented crisis. Politics of economic austerity combined with populist and nationalistic rhetoric occurring in … Continue reading

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News and Letters Committees Call for Convention 2012

You can find this on the News and Letters website. OFFICIAL CALL FOR CONVENTION to Work Out Marxist-Humanist Perspectives for 2012-2013 February 26, 2012 To All Members of News and Letters Committees   Dear Friends:   Where we must begin … Continue reading

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January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters now available on the web

New issue is available on the web. News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 1 January-February 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers Protests began in September … Continue reading

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UAW and Big 3 still fear rank and file

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: UAW and Big 3 still fear rank and file Detroit—The new auto industry contract just ap­proved by the autoworkers created a huge well of dis­content among the rank and file that … Continue reading

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‘You can’t evict an idea whose time has come!’: The Occupy movement defies police state attacks

A statement from News and Letters Committees: ‘You can’t evict an idea whose time has come!’ The Occupy movement defies police state attacks City governments have carried out police raids on occupations across the U.S. in a vain attempt to … Continue reading

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In solidarity with Occupy Wall Street

Below is the text of a leaflet issued by News and Letters Committees members in New York. News & Letters Committees stands in solidarity with the Occupy movements. We denounce the 1%-orchestrated forceful actions to stop our protests, from evictions … Continue reading

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Spontaneity and new beginnings

From the new November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: From the writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Spontaneity and new beginnings Editor’s note: As the world experiences a new stage of revolt–from the Arab Spring to Wall Street–and seeks ways to … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street strikes deep chord, challenges rulers

From the new November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Occupy Wall Street strikes deep chord, challenges rulers by Gerry Emmett and Susan Van Gelder The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, since beginning in New York City’s Zuccotti Park–renamed Liberty … Continue reading

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World in View: British youth revolt

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: British youth revolt by Gerry Emmett The killing of 24-year-old Mark Duggan by London police on Aug. 6 set off the largest urban rebellion in Britain in decades. … Continue reading

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World in View: Israel: ‘Egypt is here’

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Israel: ‘Egypt is here’ by Gerry Emmett Israel has seen an unprecedented protest movement grow in the wake of the Arab Spring. Around 250,000 people marched through Tel … Continue reading

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