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Ukraine and Bosnia: historic uprisings

In Ukraine, an unexpected eruption of mass struggle led to the overthrow of Ukraine’s corrupt, oligarchic, and ultimately murderous President Viktor Yanukovych. In Bosnia, at the same time, massive, nationwide discontent with the corrupt system left in place when the 1995 Dayton Accords partitioned the country has led to the equally unexpected creation of new forms of democratic organization. Continue reading

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Queer Notes, September-October 2013

Chicago: pediatric gender-identity clinic; Bisexual men more anxious and depressed; United for Marriage Coalition apologize to Transgender and undocumented immigrant supporters of marriage equality Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, January-February 2013, Part 2

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: ARCHIVES AS LIVING I have been following the readings for the 2012-2013 Marxist-Humanist discussions with great enthusiasm. I was especially energized by the “Women as force and reason of revolution” selections. … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, November-December 2012

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Queer Notes by Elise On National Coming Out Day this year, youth in particular showed the way. Texas Tech University’s Gay-Straight Alliance members told coming out stories. People wrote their sexual … Continue reading

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Honduras three years after the coup

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Honduras three years after the coup La Voz de los de Abajo (Voices from Below) sponsored a delegation to Honduras in September, three years after the 2009 coup which deposed the … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, September-October 2012, Part 1

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, Part 1 CAPITALIST CRISIS AND REVOLT I appreciated Franklin Dmitryev’s Lead article in the July-August N&L, on “Spain, Greece, Europe: Capitalist crisis and revolt,” for showing how the so-called … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, September-October 2012

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Suzanne Rose Yaounde, Cameroon—Human rights leaders from Africa united to denounce “Gay Hate Day,” which took place on Aug. 21 in Cameroon, and the ongoing arrests of people … Continue reading

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