Tag Archives: New York

Protests at CUNY

Students at City University of New York and supporters protest and take direct action to save the Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur Center, and face criminalization of their activities. Continue reading

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‘We can’t survive on $7.25’

NY rally demands $15 minimum wage, fast-food workers’ right to organize a union without fear of being fired. Continue reading

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Youth on the move

Whenever you go to demonstrations, whether it is fast food workers demanding a living wage and a union where they work, or immigrants demanding total legalization now instead of a phony 14-year “path to citizenship,” or marches after the Trayvon Martin verdict, young people are playing a major role in the struggles for social justice and equal rights. Continue reading

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Study/discussion series: Global Crises, Global Rebellion, and the Needed Philosophy of Revolution

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: You’re invited to a nationwide series of five Marxist-Humanist discussions on: Global Crises, Global Rebellion, and the Needed Philosophy of Revolution Central to today’s reality is the worldwide capitalist economic crisis, … Continue reading

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NYC May Day march

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: NYC May Day march New York—There was a large May Day rally and march in New York City—but you would not have known it from reading The New York Times. The … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street, Oakland, Chicago

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Occupy Wall Street, Oakland, Chicago Oakland–In the past I have been involved in a lot of struggles: workers’ and immigrants rights, animal rights, etc. They were all single issues, isolated … Continue reading

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Portrait of Alice Neel

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Portrait of Alice Neel by Robert Taliaferro Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty by Phoebe Hoban (St. Martin’s Press, New York, 2010). There are many ways to be involved … Continue reading

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