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Handicap This! Nov.-Dec. 2013

Bus discrimination in Leeds, England; school sit-in in Pennsylvania; Russia “psychiatric” repression; Montreal voting rights Continue reading

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Anti-Roma racism

Racism against Roma infects significant sectors of French society, and now reaches into the innards of the “Socialist” government. Continue reading

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Portsmouth, England: unite against austerity

“We are going through the biggest squeeze in living standards since my granddad was born in this city in the 1920s,” said Jones, who cites his grandfather’s conversion to trade unionism precisely through his experience working in Portsmouth. Continue reading

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Forced labor in China

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Forced labor in China In January, as Xi Jinping’s term as head of the Communist Party of China was beginning, the head of the Political and Legal Committee kinda sorta promised … Continue reading

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Massive London march against austerity

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Massive London march against austerity London, England—The leader of the opposition, Ed Miliband, was heckled on Oct. 20 at a mass demonstration here against austerity cuts. The Labour Party leader had … 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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European revolts confront economic and political crises

The Lead article from the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: European revolts confront economic and political crises by Ron Kelch In one of the biggest demonstrations in Ireland since its revolutionary birth in 1916, 100,000 marched in Dublin … Continue reading

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