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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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May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters is out

The new May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters is available on the web: News & Letters, Vol. 58, No. 3 May – June 2013 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, … Continue reading

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Uprisings in Egypt and Syria confront counter-revolution

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Lead Uprisings in Egypt and Syria confront counter-revolution by Gerry Emmett “However partial the industrial revolt may be, it conceals within itself a universal soul: political revolt may be never so universal but it hides a narrow-minded spirit under the most … Continue reading

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Slutwalk in Chicago (2012)

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Slutwalk in Chicago Slutwalk participants showing off their signs at the demonstration on Sept. 16. Signs read: “The only time that my body ‘shuts that thing down’ is when I go … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, September-October 2012, Part 1

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, Part 1 CAPITALIST CRISIS AND REVOLT I appreciated Franklin Dmitryev’s Lead article in the July-August N&L, on “Spain, Greece, Europe: Capitalist crisis and revolt,” for showing how the so-called … Continue reading

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Shifang protest

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Shifang protest Chinese officials in Sichuan province bowed quickly to mass protests and withdrew plans on July 3 for construction of a $1.6 billion molybdenum copper processing plant in Shifang town. … Continue reading

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July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters is on the web

The new July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters is available on the web. News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 4 July-August 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead: Spain, Greece, Europe: … Continue reading

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