Monday, April 20, 2015

Breaking the spell of race




Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:12:55 -0500
Subject: SocialistWorker.org | Breaking the spell of race
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Review: Leela Yellesetty
BREAKING THE SPELL OF RACE
The paperback publication of Karen Fields and Barbara Fields' book Racecraft provides an essential resource for a new generation of activists.

Report
POVERTY JOBS HOLD US BACK
Last week's Fight for 15 day of action brought out thousands of low-wage workers and their supporters across the U.S.

Comment: Khury Petersen-Smith
HE LET US IMAGINE OUR FUTURE
Writer and historian Eduardo Galeano could articulate both the beauty and the horror of this world like no one else.

Comment: Michele Hehn
FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHT TO PLAY SPORTS
The administrators who run New York City schools are targeting David Garcia-Rosen for demanding equity in sports funding.

Comment: Louise O'Shea
THE RIGHT KIND OF AUTHORITARIANISM
An Australian socialist comes to the defense of a sadly misunderstood investment banker and political commentator.
http://socialistworker.org/2015/04/20/the-right-kind-of-authoritarianism
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Obrero Socialista

LA VIOLENCIA POLICIAL ES SISTÉMICA
La nueva lucha no sólo exige que los policías sean responsable por sus crímenes, sino además acusa un sistema construido sobre el racismo.
http://socialistworker.org/2015/04/20/la-violencia-policial-es-sistemica
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International Socialist Review

The Spring 2015 issue features:

BLACK LIVES MATTER, A NEW MOVEMENT TAKES SHAPE
By Khury Petersen-Smith
"Black lives matter," the rallying cry of the new movement against racist police violence, is brilliant in its simplicity. But more striking than the slogan's ability to express so much in so few words is how painful it...

More articles include:
Race, surveillance and empire by Deepa Kumar and Arun Kundnani | Capitalism and sexual assault by Sharon Smith | The politics of Helen Keller by Keith Rosenthal | Mariátegui and Latin American Marxism by Lance Selfa | Reviews of Jodi Dean's The Communist Horizon and Naomi Klein's This Changes Everthing | and more

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