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Readers’ Views, Jan.-Feb. 2014, Part 1

From the January-February 2014 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, Part 1 THE SYRIAN REVOLUTION AS TEST OF WORLD POLITICS I have been active in a number of student groups around labor and women’s issues. We always talk about … Continue reading

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Illegal evictions sully Mandela’s legacy

Just when Mandela has passed, the African National Congress is not even ashamed of the lives the poor are living, or the fact that the residents of Cato Crest will spend Christmas on the street. Continue reading

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Hot and homeless

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Hot and homeless Chicago—Anyone who has lived through a homeless winter on the streets of a Midwestern city knows the value of a warm night. It means you die a little … Continue reading

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Homeless chalkers demand recognition

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Homeless chalkers demand recognition Los Angeles—On June 28, 75 people from the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN)—a Skid Row organization that agitates for the homeless—and Occupy LA demonstrated outside … Continue reading

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Paths of destruction

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 (continued from Part II) III. Paths of destruction A. From war to war to war War is one of the rulers’ most potent counter-revolutionary weapons when … 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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