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Same-sex marriage

Roundup on advances and resistance on same-sex marriage in churches and states. Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, January-February 2014

Doris Lessing; Margherita Hack; gender segregation at UK universities Continue reading

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Handicap This! Nov.-Dec. 2013

Bus discrimination in Leeds, England; school sit-in in Pennsylvania; Russia “psychiatric” repression; Montreal voting rights Continue reading

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Portsmouth, England: unite against austerity

“We are going through the biggest squeeze in living standards since my granddad was born in this city in the 1920s,” said Jones, who cites his grandfather’s conversion to trade unionism precisely through his experience working in Portsmouth. Continue reading

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Britain’s rulers keep failed policy of austerity

The “bedroom tax” will force those living in a property with a spare bedroom to take a cut in their housing benefit. Those in under-occupied properties can face a reduction of up to 14% in housing benefit for single rooms and 25% for two unoccupied rooms. Continue reading

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Why ‘green on blue’ attacks?

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Why ‘green on blue’ attacks? London, England—Richard Walker was described by family as a “proud, patriotic man.” No doubt believing Britain’s role in Afghanistan as vital to the curtailment of terrorism, … Continue reading

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