May-June 2011 issue of News & Letters is available online

May 6, 2011

News & Letters, Vol. 56, No. 3
May-June 2011

Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2011-2011

Revolution and counter-revolution take world stage

Revolution and counter-revolution have forced their way to the center stage of history. In Tunisia and Egypt, revolutions have opened tremendous possibilities and spread the fire of their passion all across the Arab world and from China to the [=>]

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On the significance of Sept. 11, 2001

May 3, 2011

This is the statement that News and Letters Committees issued after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks:

A Statement from the National Editorial Board of News and Letters Committees

Against the Double Tragedy:
Say no to terrorism and Bush’s drive to war!

September 16, 2001

A double tragedy descended upon the world with the barbaric, cruel and inhuman terrorist attack [=>]

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FBI hounds Memphians

April 14, 2011

Memphis, Tenn.–In response to the roundups of Colombia and Palestine solidarity activists across the Midwest by the FBI, members of the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center (MSP&JC) and the Socialist Party organized a street demonstration last year in front of the Federal Building condemning the Neo-McCarthyite surveillance of peace activists. We waved at passing cars [=>]

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Back to the nuclear brink

February 10, 2011

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

Editorial:

Back to the nuclear brink

The continuing threat of war on the Korean Peninsula, the nature of debate over the just-ratified New START nuclear arms reduction treaty, and the “wisdom” Homeland Security has shared with us on surviving a nuclear attack, all underscore the urgency of the [=>]

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War threat over Korea

December 9, 2010

The continuing threat of war on the Korean Peninsula underscores the urgency of the Marxist-Humanist perspective that the opposite of war is not peace but revolution. North Korea seized the focus of war, peace and nuclear annihilation on Nov. 23 by raining deadly artillery shells down on South Korean-controlled Yeonpyeong Island. The artillery attack appeared [=>]

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Midwest against war

November 16, 2010

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Midwest Regional March for Peace and Justice
Midwest against war

 

Part of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign contingent at the Midwest Regional March for Peace and Justice, Oct. 16

 

Chicago–Over 1,000 people marched in the Midwest Regional March for Peace and Justice on Oct. 16. It was truly regional, [=>]

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End Afghan War! (Editorial from Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters)

November 7, 2010

Here’s a link to the editorial from the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters:

President Obama rolled to victory in 2008 in part from voters disenchanted with permanent war….Yet two years later, Obama is continuing Bush’s foreign wars. In the 2010 elections, it is astounding that wars abroad were not a factor.

End Afghan war!

 

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Stop the FBI raids!

September 28, 2010

Here is the statement that News and Letters Committees has issued about the recent raids:

28 September 2010

Stop FBI raids!

The FBI raids on anti-war activists’ homes in Minneapolis, Chicago and North Carolina on September 24 recall some of the most reactionary moments in this country’s political history, from the 1919 Palmer Raids to 1950s McCarthyism to [=>]

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U.S.’s Endless War in Afghanistan

August 2, 2010

The editorial from the July-August 2010 issue of News & Letters:

U.S.’s endless Afghan war

The war in Afghanistan will soon drag on into its tenth year, even as disgust with the war’s conduct has widened — yet Afghanistan is not at the center of public debate. The drama that ended with President Obama accepting the resignation of [=>]

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