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On Greece and Syriza: Against the inhumanity of austerity, we pose the fullness of human liberation!

The electoral victory of Greece’s Syriza represents resistance to brutal austerity. Alarms are raised by Syriza’s alliance with the racist, theocratic Independent Greeks party. Continue reading

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Editorial: ISIS, U.S. both savage Iraq

The explosive advances of the army of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS), crossing from Syria into northern and central Iraq, have brought deeper miseries to the Iraqi people who might have expected they had already endured the worst, including the effects of U.S. imperialist policy. Atrocities from mass shootings and beheadings to systematic kidnapping and rapes of women—that the world and U.S. foreign policy ignored when IS carried them out against anti-Assad revolutionaries in Syria—in Iraq no longer remained hidden. Continue reading

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Handicap This! May-June 2014

Hungary’s discrimination; violence against women with disabilities in EU; Jenny Hatch wins right to make her own decisions; death of Michael Anthony Kerr, a North Carolina prisoner with disabilities. Continue reading

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From the U.S. to Ukraine, crises and revolts call for philosophy

Revolution and counter-revolution contend now, while the prolonged global capitalist economic crisis refuses to end. The question arises: where is the needed banner of total uprooting of the system and creation of new human relations as the goal? This objective need is present in every struggle from outright revolution in the Middle East to movements in the U.S. Beset by attacks and contradictions, they have in turn sparked counter-revolutions. Continue reading

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Call for News and Letters Committees Convention, 2014

News and Letters Committees has posted its OFFICIAL CALL FOR CONVENTION to Work Out Marxist-Humanist Perspectives for 2014-2015   February 23, 2014 To All Members of News and Letters Committees   Dear Friends:   The sharpness of revolution and counter-revolution … Continue reading

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Ukraine: New Unions and Democratic Left meet

Kiev was host to an historic international gathering of workers’ organizations from four formerly Soviet nations that demonstrated the development of a new independent labor movement in Ukraine, now very active in the huge democratic-revolutionary movement. 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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