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Teach-in on the Revolution in Syria

Participant report on a New York teach-in on “Syria in the Context of the Arab Uprisings.” Continue reading

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Syrian revolution ‘brought us together’

“If there was no revolution in Syria, I almost feel like there would be no reason for me to exist. You don’t get tired of it. Revolution is what brought us together, as Syrians, for the first time.” Continue reading

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January-February 2014 News & Letters online

The January-February issue of News & Letters is online. Rampant U.S. surveillance slouches toward totalitarianism; Tahrir three years later; Charles Denby, worker-editor; Syrian revolution ‘brought us together’; Communization theory’s missing link: dialectical mediation; what happens after; Language and death in Juárez; Let RNs give care; … Continue reading

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September-October 2013 issue of News & Letters available

The new September-October 2013 issue of News & Letters is online. News & Letters, Vol. 58, No. 5You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Racism and the fight against it take center stage in the … Continue reading

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Egyptian masses must determine the next stage of the revolution

The mass demonstrations that forced the removal of President Mohamed Morsi on July 3 were a call to continue and deepen the Egyptian revolution. Millions of people took to the streets in opposition to Morsi’s rule in demonstrations even larger than those that ousted former dictator Hosni Mubarak. They were a measure of the detestation the Egyptian people had come to feel at the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood through Morsi and his Freedom and Justice Party. It was this that forced the Egyptian generals to act, once again removing a president. Continue reading

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Turkey, Syria and Iran at crossroads of world revolt

The mass protests in Turkey, the presidential election in Iran and, above all, the continuing struggle for the Syrian revolution express the depth of today’s social crisis. These crises are interpenetrated and inseparable. The stakes are high. Continue reading

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Syria and the Left

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Syria and the Left by Gerry Emmett “None of us believe that peace is so sweet or life so dear that we are willing to sell our freedom … Continue reading

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