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Latin America in view, September-October 2013

Latin America in View, Sept.-Oct. 2013: Ecuador oil drilling; Brazil rapes; Mexico Escuelita Zapatista. Continue reading

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Climate change and development

Another devastating sign of capitalism’s degeneracy is its failure even to slow down climate change. Youth have spearheaded a new movement to control it. It is the actual social relations, relations of production, forms of labor, relationship to the land and other means of production, by which we can judge what must be uprooted, and to what extent any society has or has not moved to a path of development that breaks from capitalism’s never-ending growth of capital, or, as Marx put it, production for production’s sake. Continue reading

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Assange: Law, politics and human rights

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Assange: Law, politics and human rights London—Protest can be violent. Yet whilst violence towards demonstrators often goes unremarked even in an avowedly democratic nation such as Britain, police violence towards foreign … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, January-February 2012

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Suzanne Rose After six days of 24-hour-a-day activism, LGBT occupiers, activists, and human rights groups in Seoul, South Korea, won the Seoul Student Rights Ordinance, with all clauses … Continue reading

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