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Massacres continue in Central African Republic

Violence continues in the Central African Republic. French troops are present, but not heavily involved in peacekeeping. The French were never in CAR for humanitarian reasons, but to protect investments, something that has become less pressing for them with the closure of their once-profitable Areva uranium mine. 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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Syrian revolution fights Assad’s genocide, world powers watch

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Lead Syrian revolution fights Assad’s genocide, world powers watch by Gerry Emmett The unprecedented uprising in Syria has been called the “orphan revolution” because it seems that the Syrian people … Continue reading

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News and Letters Committees Call for Convention 2012

You can find this on the News and Letters website. OFFICIAL CALL FOR CONVENTION to Work Out Marxist-Humanist Perspectives for 2012-2013 February 26, 2012 To All Members of News and Letters Committees   Dear Friends:   Where we must begin … Continue reading

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Radium girls honored

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Radium girls honored Ottawa, Ill.—Madeline Piller became interested in the Radium Girls of Ottawa, Illinois, in 2006 when she was 12, for her class project. She talked to Ottawa leaders and … Continue reading

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News and Letters at the Left Forum

If you’re at the Left Forum this weekend, stop by our literature table.  And come to our panel. More information on our Marxist-Humanist panel at the Left Forum: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=138801306185234 “A Marxist-Humanist Concept of Solidarity” Saturday, March 19 · 12:00pm – … Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, Jan.-Feb. 2011

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide by Artemis On Dec. 17, 2010, the Eighth International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers was observed in 15 cities in the U.S., seven cities in Canada and six … Continue reading

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