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Kim dynasty drags on

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Kim dynasty drags on by Gerry Emmett The body of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il will be placed on display in Pyongyang, beside that of his father … Continue reading

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Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers

Lead article in the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers by Bob McGuire Open rebellion in the village of Wukan in December revealed the forced land seizures that have underpinned … Continue reading

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January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters now available on the web

New issue is available on the web. News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 1 January-February 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers Protests began in September … Continue reading

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World in View: Famine in North Korea

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Famine in North Korea by Gerry Emmett North Korea is approaching another famine with reports of 50% to 80% of the barley and wheat harvest wiped out by … Continue reading

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Back to the nuclear brink

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Editorial: Back to the nuclear brink The continuing threat of war on the Korean Peninsula, the nature of debate over the just-ratified New START nuclear arms reduction treaty, and the “wisdom” … Continue reading

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War threat over Korea

New–special statement from News and Letters Committees: War threat over Korea The continuing threat of war on the Korean Peninsula underscores the urgency of the Marxist-Humanist perspective that the opposite of war is not peace but revolution. North Korea seized … Continue reading

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