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Women Bearing the Brunt of Reaction Lead the Resistance

Here is a presentation given by Terry Moon for International Women’s Day/Women’s History Month. Women Bearing the Brunt of Reaction Lead the Resistance Talk for the Chicago Local of News and Letters Committees –Terry Moon March 27, 2019   Part … Continue reading

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India’s Modi: ‘free market’ authoritarian

Narendra Modi states openly that his program will be to unleash “free market” reform coupled with authoritarianism in government. Modi’s history tells us what his authority portends: the massacre of 2,000 Muslims in Gujarat. Continue reading

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Capitalism’s violence, masses’ revolt show need for total view

The world today is riven between the creativity of masses in revolt and the violent degeneracy of counter-revolution, whose destructiveness even extends to the revived specter of nuclear war two decades after the collapse of the USSR. Such is the degeneracy of the globalized capitalist system, laden with destructive forces and sunk into structural crisis. The deep crisis is seen in the U.S. and abroad, economically, in unemployment and poverty, homelessness and hunger. It is seen politically, in new laws attacking workers and women, and new outbursts of racism. It is seen environmentally, with the advance of climate disruption and fake capitalistic solutions. It is seen in thought, as the lack of philosophy, of a total view, hampers the development of struggles from the U.S. to the revolutions of the Arab Spring facing counter-revolutions. Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, March-April 2013, Part 2

From the March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY When the Green Movement started in Iran over the 2009 election, the so-called leaders were part of the government who were against Ahmadinejad. The growth of … Continue reading

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News and Letters Committees Call for Plenum 2013

You can find this on the News and Letters website. OFFICIAL CALL FOR PLENUM to Work Out Marxist-Humanist Perspectives for 2013-2014 February 24, 2013 To All Members of News and Letters Committees Dear Friends: The world today is riven between … Continue reading

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Massacre in Quetta

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: World in View Massacre in Quetta by Gerry Emmett Over 100 people were killed and 150 injured in Quetta, Pakistan, in bombings on Jan. 12. The targets were Shi’a Muslims, … Continue reading

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The Left and Malala Yousafzai

From the new November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Woman as Reason The Left and Malala Meredith Tax, a women’s liberationist and political activist since the late 1960s, author of The Rising of the Women: Feminist Solidarity and Class Conflict, … Continue reading

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November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters is now available on the web

News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 6 November-December 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Obama’s re-election doesn’t end clash of two worlds The two worlds of the rulers and the ruled shone through … Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, March-April 2012

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide by Artemis Pakistan’s first Academy Award nomination, the documentary Saving Face, follows the successful struggle by the Acid Survivors Foundation to introduce a law ensuring a minimum 14-year prison … Continue reading

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End Obama’s wars!

From the new July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Editorial End Obama’s wars! Following his triumphant announcement on May 1 that Osama bin Laden had been killed in al Qaeda’s secret headquarters in the garrison town of Abbottabad, Pakistan, … Continue reading

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