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November ZMag
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    Gordon: Immigrant Women and Violence

    U.S. policy toward undocumented immigrants damages women in many ways—by separating them from children, by leaving them without support, by making it harder for them to earn for their families

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    Zeese: With The Climate March Behind Us, What Do We Do Now?

    The climate action weekend built around the People’s Climate March proved that the climate movement has broad popular support and millions are ready to mobilize.

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    Sandronsky: Reading Samir Amin

    The two books under review study the economy within the parameters of social change.

  • Kuzmarov: Celebrating the Life of Peace Hero Fred Branfman

    The noted peace activist Fred Branfman passed away on September 24 after suffering the effects of ALS (Lou Gherig’s disease). In 2002, while researching the history of the Vietnam War, I came across Fred’s Voices from the Plain of Jars, in the Brandeis library and the book had an immediate effect on me.

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    Events, books, music, video and other items of interest to progressives

Being Left

Spanish activist David Marty extensively interviewed Michael Albert on radicalization, media, vision, debates, Venezuela, Occupy, IOPS, and Chomsky: Being Left

Paulo Rodriquez extensively interviewed Albert on Revolution, Parecon, Winning, Venezuela: Thoughts and Deeds


New Chomsky collection at ZStore!



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