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Women fight for freedom against growing retrogression

While experiences in the squares of the Arab Spring, in Turkey’s Gezi Park, in the streets of Spain and Greece, and in the U.S. Occupy Movements have revealed moments of what new human relations between women and men could look like, those moments of hope and exhilaration have been followed by devastating reaction and retrogression. Continue reading

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Turkey, Syria and Iran at crossroads of world revolt

The mass protests in Turkey, the presidential election in Iran and, above all, the continuing struggle for the Syrian revolution express the depth of today’s social crisis. These crises are interpenetrated and inseparable. The stakes are high. Continue reading

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Rape and lies in Syria

It is instructive to compare the 1990s, when pretty much only the women’s movement gave vocal support to Bosnia, with Syria today. Some of the same crimes are happening now. Continue reading

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New publications of Marxist classics

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: New publications of Marxist classics A new South Asian edition of Marxism and Freedom, from 1776 until Today by Raya Dunayevskaya has been published in India. South Asian readers can order … Continue reading

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Now off the press: The Crossroads of History: Marxist-Humanist Writings on the Middle East by Raya Dunayevskaya

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Now off the press: The Crossroads of History: Marxist-Humanist Writings on the Middle East by Raya Dunayevskaya Excerpts from the Foreword: Nobody, least of all Marxists, foresaw the great historic … Continue reading

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Revolts shake Libya, Syria

From the new September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Editorial Revolts shake Libya, Syria While the world’s attention focused on the long-expected fall of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi, the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad has conducted a Ramadan … Continue reading

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Palestinian youth open new front in Arab Spring

From the new July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Lead Palestinian youth open new front in Arab Spring by Gerry Emmett When thousands of unarmed Palestinians marched upon the Occupied Territories on May 15, they were met by gunfire … Continue reading

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