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Readers’ Views, March-April 2013, Part 1

From the March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: AMERICAN CIVILIZATION REMAINS ON TRIAL American Civilization on Trial (ACOT) is not “Black history.” Rather, Blacks play such an enormous role in the U.S. that their history that is in ACOT … Continue reading

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Workshop Talks: Just who are the makers and takers?

From the new November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Workshop Talks Just who are the makers and takers by Htun Lin The unparalleled billions of dollars spent in the 2012 elections, in the midst of the Great Recession, drowned … Continue reading

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Obama’s re-election doesn’t end clash of two worlds

From the new November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Obama’s re-election doesn’t end clash of two worlds by Franklin Dmitryev The two worlds of the rulers and the ruled shone through the suffocating blanket of propaganda surrounding the election … 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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Reactionary U.S. election shows capital’s contradictions

Lead article from the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Reactionary U.S. election shows capital’s contradictions by Ron Kelch “We built it!” roared the delegates at the Republican Party convention in Tampa. It was the perfect expression of … Continue reading

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Rights for immigrants!

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Rights for immigrants! Los Angeles—On Dec. 10, International Human Rights Day, 250 to 300 people, mostly youth, demonstrated against “Secure Communities” (SC), Sheriff Baca and President Obama’s attack on Mexican and … Continue reading

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Climate change: Durban’s emptiness echoes Copenhagen’s disaster

As yet another UN conference on climate change dissolves into meaninglessness (no surprise there), a barrage of news underscores the urgency of the problems that are being given little more than lip service.  Examples: New perils seen to even modest … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, September-October 2011

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views Contents: REVOLUTION AND COUNTER-REVOLUTION: ARAB SPRING AS CROSSROADS IN HISTORY KARL MARX AND WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE REMEMBERING CHRISTINA SANTIAGO THELONIOUS MONK CANADA AS ‘CONTESTATAIRE’ SOCIETY MAN-MADE DISASTERS: NUCLEAR POWER AND WORLD WAR … Continue reading

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End Afghan War! (Editorial from Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters)

Here’s a link to the editorial from the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: President Obama rolled to victory in 2008 in part from voters disenchanted with permanent war….Yet two years later, Obama is continuing Bush’s foreign wars. In … Continue reading

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