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Red Onion prisoners STRIKE!

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Red Onion prisoners STRIKE! Wise County, Va.—On May 19 an inmate from Red Onion State Prison (ROSP) phoned a member of Supporting Prisoners and Acting for Radical Change (SPARC), informing her that on … Continue reading

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Virginia prison hunger strike

Prisoners at Red Onion State Prison in Wise County, Virginia, went on hunger strike on May 22.  More details can be found at the Solidarity with Virginia Prison Hunger Strikers blog, which lists the ten demands here.  You can join … Continue reading

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Speakout for the 99%

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Speakout for the 99% Chicago—Dozens of activists from Occupy Chicago, Jobs with Justice, the Jane Addams Senior Caucus, Iraq Veterans Against the War, News and Letters Committees and other groups rallied … Continue reading

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‘You can’t evict an idea whose time has come!’: The Occupy movement defies police state attacks

A statement from News and Letters Committees: ‘You can’t evict an idea whose time has come!’ The Occupy movement defies police state attacks City governments have carried out police raids on occupations across the U.S. in a vain attempt to … Continue reading

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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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The wars at home

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011 Part II of Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2011-2012 Revolution and counter-revolution take world stage Contents: I. The Arab Spring II. The wars at home III. Japan: earthquake, tsunami and meltdown … Continue reading

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