One of the 250,000 demonstrating against Trump in the Chicago Women's March. News & Letters photo by Terry Moon

Inauguration of neo-fascism faces widespread revolt

January 23, 2017

The lightning move by Republicans in Congress to prepare to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare—before Donald Trump even took office, with only the vaguest idea of what is to replace it, and with full knowledge that a large majority of Americans oppose the repeal of its most important provisions—gave a sign of how far the new single-party government intends to roll the clock back, with dizzying speed.

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Transgender liberation at the Left Forum

July 3, 2015

A report of two workshops on Trans liberation at the Left Forum, one that was affirming and one that provided no way forward for Trans people except a very narrow view of both gender and the Trans liberation struggle.”

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South China Sea dispute

June 29, 2015

The exchange of threats between China and the U.S. over specks of land and submerged reefs in the South China Sea has heated up as China has expanded its ambitious campaign of dredging, land reclamation, garrisoning troops and erecting military facilities in the Spratly Islands.

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World in View: Greek youth continue the struggle

April 23, 2011

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters:

World in View: Greek youth continue the struggle

Once again demonstrators took to the street in Athens–the first general strike of the year–against the austerity drive of the Greek “socialist” government. Creditors granted loans of $150 billion to Greece last year, but the terms included cutting pensions and [=>]

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Mexico: Betrayal in electrical workers union

February 27, 2011

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters:

Mexico: Betrayal in electrical workers union

Mexico City–In October 2009, Mexican President Felipe Calderón ordered the destruction of the publicly owned City Light and Power Company, and with it the destruction of the union. The union members, men and women, were informed only by watching television, where we heard [=>]

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European worker revolt

December 4, 2010

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters

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European worker revolt

In Europe, capitalism’s deep economic crisis continues to unfold in ways that threaten the social benefits and social safety net that working people have fought for over decades.

First came the rescue of the banks and bankers–paid for through the public treasury. Privatize the [=>]

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