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Revolt and retrogression at home

Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2014-2015: From the U.S. to Ukraine, crises and revolts call for philosophy. II. Revolt and retrogression at home. A. Women under attack. B. Many dimensions of revolt Continue reading

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Racism in Israel

Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers demonstrated in Tel Aviv calling for “Freedom!” for the refugees detained in a Negev desert facility under Israel’s new anti-immigrant laws. Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, Nov.-Dec. 2013, Part 1

Readers’ Views from Nov.-Dec. 2013 N&L: U.S. RACISM AND BLACK AND LATINO STRUGGLES; LABOR UNDER ATTACK; CTA vs. THE HOMELESS; DISABILITY AND HUMANITY; ABORTION IS A HUMAN NEED; EGYPT’S CONTRADICTIONS; DETROIT CRISIS; NUCLEAR PERIL; WHY A NEWSPAPER LIKE N&L? Continue reading

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‘Legalize my parents!’

Demonstrators representing “Millions of Voices for Immigration Reform” marched through downtown Los Angeles demanding immediate immigration reform and a path to citizenship. Continue reading

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Car wash wage win

Another car wash in the Bronx unionized after a protracted struggle with the management of the company. Sunny Day Car Wash initially fired twelve workers for trying to organize a union. The workers, Mexicans and Ecuadorians, fought back and protested their dismissal for two months. Continue reading

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Wage theft in Memphis

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Wage theft in Memphis Memphis, Tenn.—Activists have formed a Stop Wage Theft Coalition in Shelby County, Tenn., to lobby the Shelby County Commission to create a Wage Theft Ordinance that will … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, July-August 2012, Part 2

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, July-August 2012, Part 2 RICH AND DUNAYEVSKAYA: A SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP Thanks for your In Memoriam to Adrienne Rich. It revealed a dimension that many who were appreciative of her poetry and … Continue reading

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