On Feb. 2, 2017, Yemeni immigrants and citizens in New York closed their business and rallied at the Brooklyn Borough Hall.  Photo: Patch.com

Immigrants and allies challenge Trump’s inhumanity

April 22, 2017

As the Trump administration ramps up deportations and related abuses, strikes, protests, and sanctuary cities are proliferating. The oppression of a lower caste of workers and the discrimination and violence faced by immigrants present a challenge to the Left, labor and the rest of humanity.

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Signs of the countries the U.S. is now bombing. Photo: Buddy Bell.

Chicago air show opposed

September 14, 2016

Chicago anti-war activists protest the annual Air and Water Show’s message that war planes and war are cool, simultaneously educating the public on the wars the U.S. is involved in.

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Terror at Kenyan mall

November 24, 2013

In a horrific attack on the upscale Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Somalia-based Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab killed at least 68 men, women and children. The group claimed this atrocity was a reprisal for Kenyan troops being in Somalia.

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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:

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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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Paths of destruction

May 14, 2012

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters:

Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013

(continued from Part II)

III. Paths of destruction

A. From war to war to war

War is one of the rulers’ most potent counter-revolutionary weapons when faced with economic crises and revolt. With a military stretched thin, one eye on China, and the failures [=>]

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Kenya in Somalia

December 4, 2011

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters:

Kenya in Somalia

by Gerry Emmett

Reportedly backed by French and U.S. air strikes, Kenyan troops entered south Somalia to attack positions of the Islamist al-Shabaab militia which controls much of the region. Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) forces and allied militias have also taken part. They aim [=>]

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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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New September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters now available online

September 10, 2011

New September-October issue of News & Letters now available online at http://sr3.supportedns.com/~rayaduna/newsandletters/issues/2011/Sep-Oct/index.asp

News & Letters, Vol. 56, No. 5
September-October 2011
You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here

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Political spectacles cannot hide reality of deranged capitalism

At the end of a months-long political spectacle in Washington–manufactured over irrelevancies concerning what should have been a [=>]

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