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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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World in View: Malawi crackdown

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Malawi crackdown by Gerry Emmett Protests against deteriorating economic conditions, fuel shortages and government repression were met with brutal force by authorities in Malawi on June 20-21. Police … Continue reading

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From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: Deep recession, rate of profit and the supreme commodity, labor power

From the new September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Deep recession, rate of profit and the supreme commodity, labor power Editor’s note: Written in the midst of the last double-dip recession in the … 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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New September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters now available online

New September-October issue of News & Letters now available online at http://newsandletters.org/issues/2011/Sep-Oct/index.asp News & Letters, Vol. 56, No. 5 September-October 2011 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Political spectacles cannot hide reality of … Continue reading

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