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A Call to Join in the International Days of Solidarity against Political Repression in Russia

An appeal from the Russian leftists I’m passing on this appeal sent out by Russian groups: A Call to Join in the International Days of Solidarity against Political Repression in Russia An appeal from the Russian leftists to their comrades … Continue reading

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World in View: Malawi crackdown

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Malawi crackdown by Gerry Emmett Protests against deteriorating economic conditions, fuel shortages and government repression were met with brutal force by authorities in Malawi on June 20-21. Police … Continue reading

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Reports from Spain’s Puerta del Sol Square

From the new July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Reports from Spain’s Puerta del Sol Square Defying laws against public demonstrations, tens of thousands of protestors, self-described “indignados,” occupied Madrid’s Puerta del Sol and gathered in 162 squares in … Continue reading

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Women World Wide, May-June 2011

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Women World Wide by Artemis In its annual report, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization recommends giving women full legal rights to buy, sell, and inherit land, borrow money, open … Continue reading

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Women in Yemen show revolutionary way

From the May-June 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women in Yemen show revolutionary way by Shatha Al-Harazi Sana’a, Yemen–This is one of the most conservative countries when it comes to how women are viewed. But the current political climate … Continue reading

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Down with the dictator!

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Down with the dictator! About 100 people huddled together in icy San Francisco wind in Union Square Feb. 25 in solidarity with the “Day of Rage” protest in Iran. The Day … Continue reading

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In-person report: Wisconsin at front line of class war

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Wisconsin at front line of class war Madison, Wisc.–Day after day, tens of thousands of people–and over 100,000 on Feb. 26–have taken to the streets around the Wisconsin State Capitol building. … Continue reading

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