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Carlos Montes claims victory

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Carlos Montes claims victory Los Angeles—Carlos Montes was targeted by the FBI and charged with six felony counts in 2011 for his long history of anti-war and Chicano rights activism since the 1970s. … Continue reading

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In the belly of the beast

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 (continued from yesterday) II. In the belly of the beast A. Occupy and anti-Occupy The very new phenomenon of the Occupy Movement brought this moment of … Continue reading

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Reverse convictions by tortured confessions

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Reverse convictions by tortured confessions Chicago—Twenty-four Black men are still in jail almost 40 years after the first allegations of torture were brought against the Chicago Police Department. In every case, … Continue reading

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FBI hounds Memphians

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: FBI hounds Memphians Memphis, Tenn.–In response to the roundups of Colombia and Palestine solidarity activists across the Midwest by the FBI, members of the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center (MSP&JC) and … Continue reading

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FBI and Memphis Police harass peace activists

I’ve been hearing from friends in Memphis about a series of events carried out by the FBI, the Memphis Police Department tactical squad, and Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday, Jan. 25. In short, the day of a gathering at … Continue reading

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Protesting repression

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Protesting repression Los Angeles–On Sept. 28, over 100 activists from diverse organizations met at the downtown Federal Building to protest the FBI’s Sept. 24 raids on selected activists in Chicago and … Continue reading

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Midwest against war

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Midwest Regional March for Peace and Justice Midwest against war     Chicago–Over 1,000 people marched in the Midwest Regional March for Peace and Justice on Oct. 16. It was truly … Continue reading

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