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Uprisings in Egypt and Syria confront counter-revolution

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Lead Uprisings in Egypt and Syria confront counter-revolution by Gerry Emmett “However partial the industrial revolt may be, it conceals within itself a universal soul: political revolt may be never so universal but it hides a narrow-minded spirit under the most … Continue reading

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Spain, Greece, Europe: capitalist crisis and revolt

This is the lead article from the new July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Spain, Greece, Europe: capitalist crisis and revolt by Franklin Dmitryev When the bailout of banks in Spain, the Eurozone’s fourth largest economy, was announced on … Continue reading

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July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters is on the web

The new July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters is available on the web. News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 4 July-August 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead: Spain, Greece, Europe: … 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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Romanians take to the squares

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Romanians take to the squares Bucharest, Romania—Romania and many European countries are living in times of an unprecedented crisis. Politics of economic austerity combined with populist and nationalistic rhetoric occurring in … Continue reading

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‘We are all Greeks’

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: ‘We are all Greeks’ On Feb. 12, open rebellion broke out in Athens. “Layoffs! Layoffs…You will save Greece without the Greeks!” protesters proclaimed against the Greek parliament’s approval of a … Continue reading

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Occupy defies attacks

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Editorial Occupy defies attacks As 2012 opened, governments from federal to local grabbed more powers of repression, reflecting the failure of their attempts to crush the Occupy Movement with brute … 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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Reports from Spain’s Puerta del Sol Square

From the new July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Reports from Spain’s Puerta del Sol Square Defying laws against public demonstrations, tens of thousands of protestors, self-described “indignados,” occupied Madrid’s Puerta del Sol and gathered in 162 squares in … Continue reading

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World in View: Greece: Tahrir Squared

From the new July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View Greece: Tahrir Squared by Gerry Emmett The Arab Spring has galvanized resistance to European governments’ aim of resolving capitalism’s crisis on the backs of the working class. … Continue reading

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