China’s tentacles

July 2, 2017

Report on the Belt and Road Forum held in May in China and its connection with China’s imperialist and anti-labor actions.

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Özgecan Aslan

From Turkey to USA, women as force & reason fight inhumanity

March 5, 2015

Another savage sexual assault and murder—this time in Turkey—brought forth thousands of demonstrators, mostly women, throughout the country and beyond. Özgecan Aslan was a student taking a bus home. Worldwide, women are not only railing against sexism and challenging men to change what is often deadly behavior and when not deadly, deeply oppressive; they are as well explicitly extending their critique to the state itself.

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Racism in Israel

February 16, 2014

Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers demonstrated in Tel Aviv calling for “Freedom!” for the refugees detained in a Negev desert facility under Israel’s new anti-immigrant laws.

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The Child Catchers

September 25, 2013

Review of The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking, and the New Gospel of Adoption by Kathryn Joyce, which explores the religious Right’s renewed enthusiasm for domestic and international adoption.

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State of the U.S. wars

March 19, 2013

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters:

Editorial
State of the U.S. wars

The opening of Barack Obama’s second term made it clear that, despite all talk of ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is to be no end to the state of permanent war either abroad or at home.

President Obama promises to [=>]

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From India to Egypt to U.S., women fighting for freedom

March 17, 2013

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters:

Lead
From India to Egypt to U.S., women fighting for freedom
by Terry Moon

Two recent events have shown the deep and seemingly intractable worldwide oppression of women and, at the same time, revealed women’s militancy and determination to change their oppressive reality. First was the vicious gang rape [=>]

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Somalia famine, climate and capitalism

September 18, 2011

From the new September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters:

Somalia famine, climate and capitalism

The famine in the Horn of Africa is finally getting attention, though it has been years in the making, now that shocking pictures of starving Somali children have become a regular feature on the nightly news. So far tens of thousands of [=>]

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