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‘We can’t survive on $7.25’

NY rally demands $15 minimum wage, fast-food workers’ right to organize a union without fear of being fired. Continue reading

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Latin America in continuous struggle

Resistance by Indigenous groups in Colombia; Indigenous Guatemalans resist Canadian mining company; teachers in Mexico protest “educational reform” law Continue reading

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Latin America in view

Bolivia’s Statism; Guatemala’s Genocide Trial in Disarray; Honduras coup anniversary Continue reading

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School’s out! Where’s my next job?

People may imagine that teachers here hit the beach or kick up their heels poolside, sipping cocktails and working on a suntan. For me and many other teachers, though, Monday will be the kickoff to the summer routine of registering for unemployment benefits and looking for work, as, once again, a year’s contract has come to an end. Continue reading

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July-August 2013 issue of News & Letters is now online

News & Letters, July – August 2013. Lead: Turkey, Syria and Iran at crossroads of world revolt; From the Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: ‘Russia more than ever full of revolutionaries…’; Editorial: Support striking prisoners!; Essay: Communization theory and its discontents truncate Marx’s dialectic; Workshop Talks: The boss is spying; Revolutionary from Turkey speaks; Brazil’s uprising; Teacher and school struggles; and more… Continue reading

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Teachers and allies fight restructuring

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Teachers and allies fight restructuring Lake County, Ill.—Recently, teachers in my district received a warning that the district would be undergoing “restructuring” for the 2013-14 school year. When the superintendent visited … Continue reading

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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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Readers’ Views, July-August 2012, Part 2

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, July-August 2012, Part 2 RICH AND DUNAYEVSKAYA: A SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP Thanks for your In Memoriam to Adrienne Rich. It revealed a dimension that many who were appreciative of her poetry and … Continue reading

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Occupy the school—keep Lakeview open!

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Occupy the school—keep Lakeview open! Parents, students and teachers have occupied Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., since June 15 to keep it open, just one of five schools slated for closure. Under … Continue reading

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