Tag Archives: Reproductive rights

Undoing Michigan election

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Editorial Undoing Michigan election With lightning swiftness a super-majority of Michigan lame-duck Republicans passed a series of oppressive bills at the end of December. Defying voters’ expressed views, they passed … Continue reading

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January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters is now online

News & Letters, Vol. 58, No. 1 January – February 2013 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Uprisings in Egypt and Syria confront counter-revolution Slightly over two years since the beginning of … Continue reading

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Abortion rights action

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Abortion rights action Chicago—On Oct. 20 dozens of determined women and some men demonstrated against the war on women, this time spearheaded by the Catholic hierarchy in cahoots with crazy anti-abortion, … 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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Women Worldwide, September-October 2012

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide by Artemis In July, Cairo, Egypt, launched a new TV channel called Maria employing only niqab-clad women. The employees use the rhetoric of empowerment, stating this is a response … Continue reading

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Abortion victory is won in Mauritius

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Abortion victory is won in Mauritius Port Louis, Mauritius—LALIT is the only political party that has, over the decades, campaigned for abortion decriminalization, and finally, in June, Parliament passed a new … Continue reading

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Woman as Reason: Retrogression’s stench

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Woman as Reason Retrogression’s stench by Terry Moon Everyone has heard—and a great many rightly condemned—the unconscionable statement by Missouri Republican Congressman and Senate hopeful Todd Akin: “from what I understand … Continue reading

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