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Handicap This!: January-February 2017

January 29, 2017

India: fight for institutionalized women with disabilities; England: cuts to the personal budgets of disabled people; U.S.: standard of education for many disabled children could be raised if Supreme Court rules that they should receive “meaningful benefit” in education; and Transgender African-American woman Kayla Moore, who had schizophrenia, is killed by police.

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Queer Notes: November-December 2016

November 26, 2016

A worldwide view of Queer news including vigils for murdered Transgender woman T.T. Saffore; problems some in Japan have with LGBTQ youth; an investigation in Pakistan against a Transgender woman; and a kiss-in organized in response to a complaint against two men holding hands in public in England.

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Workshop Talks: Bleak future if no labor solidarity

July 3, 2016

Workshop Talks columnist Htun Lin looks at the world situation from the massacre of LGBTQ people in Orlando to the murder of Jo Cox in Britain to Brexit and to how workers are reacting, suggesting that there is no exit from global capitalism without international labor solidarity.

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Anti-Roma racism

November 23, 2013

Racism against Roma infects significant sectors of French society, and now reaches into the innards of the “Socialist” government.

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Portsmouth, England: unite against austerity

May 10, 2013

“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.

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Forced labor in China

February 19, 2013

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters:

Forced labor in China

In January, as Xi Jinping’s term as head of the Communist Party of China was beginning, the head of the Political and Legal Committee kinda sorta promised the end of “re-education through labor.” Local police have been able send at their discretion those [=>]

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Massive London march against austerity

December 9, 2012

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters

Massive London march against austerity

London march against austerity, 20 October 2012. Photo by Dean Thorpe, Aspex Design

London, England—The leader of the opposition, Ed Miliband, was heckled on Oct. 20 at a mass demonstration here against austerity cuts.

The Labour Party leader had addressed the crowd to garner [=>]

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Assange: Law, politics and human rights

October 4, 2012

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters:

Assange: Law, politics and human rights

London—Protest can be violent. Yet whilst violence towards demonstrators often goes unremarked even in an avowedly democratic nation such as Britain, police violence towards foreign officials, as may have occurred during an attempted storming by British police of the Ecuadorian Embassy, seems [=>]

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European revolts confront economic and political crises

February 7, 2011

The Lead article from the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters:

European revolts confront economic and political crises
by Ron Kelch

In one of the biggest demonstrations in Ireland since its revolutionary birth in 1916, 100,000 marched in Dublin on Nov. 27 against the terms of an 85 billion euro loan package put together by the European [=>]

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