Tag Archives: Middle East

Queer Notes, Nov.-Dec. 2013

Queer Notes: Discrimination in Russia; Intersex in Germany; no prison for rape in Iowa; transition surgery in Iran; Lembembe murdered in Cameroon. Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, Nov.-Dec. 2013

Women Worldwide: Ada Lovelace Day; Diana Nyad; FEMEN Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, September-October 2013, Part II

Readers’ Views, September-October 2013, Part II Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, September-October 2013, Part I

Readers’ Views, September-October 2013, Part I Continue reading

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Rise Up Texas

An overflow crowd at Bluestockings Bookstore in New York City heard Hallie Boas speak on “Come and Take It: How the Fight to Protect Wom¬en’s Healthcare Is Launching a New Wave of Feminism in Texas.” Continue reading

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Revolutionary from Turkey speaks

From the new July-August 2013 issue of News & Letters: Revolutionary from Turkey speaks Events in Turkey appeared spontaneous, but are a continuation of a long history. It was not the psychology of Prime Minister Erdogan that created opposition, but … 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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July-August 2013 issue of News & Letters is now online

News & Letters, July – August 2013. Lead: Turkey, Syria and Iran at crossroads of world revolt; From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: ‘Russia more than ever full of revolutionaries…’; Editorial: Support striking prisoners!; Essay: Communization theory and its discontents truncate Marx’s dialectic; Workshop Talks: The boss is spying; Revolutionary from Turkey speaks; Brazil’s uprising; Teacher and school struggles; and more… Continue reading

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Tunisia and the Left

The Feb. 26 assassination of Tunisian Marxist Chokri Belaid is a tragedy, not least because it denies this serious and courageous activist a chance to help work out the contradictions in his own movement. His funeral—perhaps a million people took to the streets—became a massive demonstration in favor of continuing the Tunisian Revolution. Continue reading

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Arab Spring and the missing link of philosophy

Tunisia, Syria and Egypt show the determination of the masses to continue their revolutions in the face of vicious counter-revolution. Continue reading

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