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Women as thinkers and revolutionaries

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya Women as thinkers and revolutionaries Editor’s Note: For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we print below brief excerpts from Raya Dunayevskaya’s 1975-76 … Continue reading

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Martina Noel Davis-Correia, 1967-2011

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Martina Noel Davis-Correia, 1967-2011 I want people to know that we didn’t fail. As long as we keep hammering away at this thing, as long as we refuse to give up, … Continue reading

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Reverse convictions by tortured confessions

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Reverse convictions by tortured confessions Chicago—Twenty-four Black men are still in jail almost 40 years after the first allegations of torture were brought against the Chicago Police Department. In every case, … 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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Women’s freedom, the religion of the oppressors, and the religion of the oppressed: Sharia law, the Catholic hierarchy, and the Religious Right

Guest post from Terry Moon.  This is a presentation she gave to a meeting in Chicago: The Necessity to End State Power for Bishops and Mullahs Terry Moon, September 26, 2011, Chicago I. The religion of the oppressor and the … Continue reading

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‘A Strange Stirring’ book review

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: ‘A Strange Stirring’ A Strange Stirring: ‘The Feminine Mystique’ and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s, by Stephanie Coontz (Basic Books, New York), 2011. A Strange Stirring is an … Continue reading

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Women as Reason: No power for bishops or mullahs!

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women as Reason: No power for bishops or mullahs! by Terry Moon The racist U.S. Right has used the specter of terrorism in attacking Muslim religious law, Sharia, as a way … Continue reading

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World in View: British youth revolt

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: British youth revolt by Gerry Emmett The killing of 24-year-old Mark Duggan by London police on Aug. 6 set off the largest urban rebellion in Britain in decades. … Continue reading

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Somalia famine, climate and capitalism

From the new September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Somalia famine, climate and capitalism The famine in the Horn of Africa is finally getting attention, though it has been years in the making, now that shocking pictures of starving … Continue reading

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Justice for Oscar Grant!

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Justice for Oscar Grant! Oakland, Calif.–On June 12 over 150 demonstrators marched to downtown Oakland from Fruitvale BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station, dubbed “Oscar Grant Station” by community activists. We … Continue reading

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