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Chicago meeting. Indignant Heart: A Black Worker’s Journal—The Roots of the Movement for Black Freedom

WHEN: Monday, February 19, 2018, 6:30 PM
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Indignant Heart: A Black Worker’s Journal—The Roots of the Movement for Black Freedom

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Iranian women embody the resistance

It is no accident that the most recent wave of protests in Iran was preceded by a brave act of a woman in Tehran taking off her hijab in a very public way. Ever since Iran’s Revolution was usurped by Islamic clerics, women have been at the heart of every movement.

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Human Power is its own end – Karl Marx
January-February 2018, Vol. 63, #1

Iranian workers, youth reach for new radical beginnings

January 28, 2018
The recent uprisings in Iran start where the 2009 revolt left off. This analysis focuses on the rebellious working-class youth as well as the interconnections to the Arab Spring, Vladimir Putin's interference, Donald Trump's racist agenda, and the philosophic-historic significance of the Bosnian and Syrian struggles against genocide....
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From the writings of Raya Dunayevskaya: Iran–Unfoldment of, and contradictions in, revolution

January 30, 2018
Excerpt from Dunayevskaya’s March 25, 1979, Political-Philosophic Letter “Iran: Unfoldment of, and Contradictions in, Revolution” that gives a history of revolt and speaks to today's rebellions in that country by workers, women and...
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Help keep News & Letters behind bars

January 31, 2018
Prisoner Fredd writes about his prison censoring many publications, including News & Letters, for trumped up reasons, and asks for help in fighting for his right to...
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New French edition of ‘Indignant Heart: A Black Worker’s Journal’

January 30, 2018
Announcement of the French edition of "Indignant Heart: Autobiography of a Black American Worker," by Charles Denby, followed by English excerpts of Denby's "Indignant Heart: A Black Worker's...
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World in View: Visage of Hitler rises in Austria

February 2, 2018
Far Right racist parties have continued to make inroads into mainstream politics. 40,000 people marched in Austria against the new governing coalition of the anti-immigrant...
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Woman as Reason: The humanism of #MeToo

February 1, 2018
The #MeToo movement, with roots in the 1960s, is part of a humanist revolutionary red thread that shows in a visceral way that revolution must...
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Letter from Mexico: Zapatistas and science for humanity

February 6, 2018
At the second gathering of “ConSciences for Humanity,” scientists shared with the Zapatista Indigenous communities their views of “Science in the face of the wall...
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In Memoriam: Narihiko Ito (1931-2017)

January 30, 2018
We honor the life of Narihiko Ito, one of the world’s foremost scholars on Rosa Luxemburg and a correspondent of Raya Dunayevskaya, and mourn his...
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Syrians & Iranians unite in D.C. rally

More than 200 protesters from the Syrian and Iranian diaspora and solidarity activists staged a joint protest in front of the White House to demand...
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World in View: Another brutal winter of war in Yemen

February 2, 2018
Yemenis face another winter of war, hunger, disease, and the brunt of Saudi and Iranian imperial rivalry. Over half the population urgently needs humanitarian...
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Featured Column

Voices from the inside out: Prisoners discuss impact of 13th Amendment

January 29, 2018
Prisoners Faruq and Robert Taliaferro write about the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that allowed for prisoners to be enslaved, taking up different aspects...
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Editorial: Alabama Blacks beat Trump-Moore

January 28, 2018
Black voters in Alabama, led by Black women, overcame blatant voter suppression—including discriminatory voter ID laws—to flood the polls and block Roy Moore from the...
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Women’s Marches sweep the world
A review: Regretting Motherhood
Women Worldwide

Page 3
Workshop Talks: Genocide voted in
Chef fights abuse at Azusa Pacific
Racist mine boss remembered
Archives of radical mail handlers available

Pages 6-7, Readers’ Views
Readers’ Views, Part I
Readers’ Views, Part II
Readers’ Views: The Dialectic and the Meaning of the Russian Revolution

Page 8
The limitations of restorative justice
‘Corrections’ steals from inmates, families

Page 9
(In)justice system confronted
Martin Luther King Day in Detroit
Queer Notes

Page 10
Handicap This!
Fight nuclear waste

Page 11
#2ndDayofRage4Syria in Chicago
Media wanted scam tax bill passed
Anti-war protest in LA
Students vs. tax bill

Page 12, World in View
Australia’s castaways
Zimbabwe’s coup
Honduran election

Web only
Review of “Flint,” a Lifetime TV movie
“Spartans, this is the beginning of our revolution”
Iranian women embody the resistance


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