CC News Letter, 18 April - Roots Of Occupy: The Battle In Seattle, 1999
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US Solar Energy Company To Cut 2,000 Jobs
By Kate Randall
US energy firm First Solar announced a restructuring plan Tuesday that will cut 2,000 jobs, or about 30 percent of its global workforce. First Solar, the largest US maker of thin-film solar panels, said “deteriorating market conditions in Europe” were driving the layoffs
Roots Of Occupy: The Battle In Seattle, 1999
By Mickey Z.
As with OWS, the Battle in Seattle was not single-issue -- not even close -- and owed much of its success to the role anarchists played in cultivating a non-hierarchical approach aiming at systemic change rather than incremental reform
Justice For Trayvon: Continuing AndTaking The Struggle Higher
By Li Onesto
George Zimmerman has now been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for the killing of Trayvon Martin. This happened because people all over the country came together, took to the streets and said with one voice: NO MORE!
Syria Savaged By US, UK, France, Israel, Turkey, Saudi Arabia,
Qatar, Al Qaeda AndMedia For Whom?
By Jay Janson
Death and destruction in Syria, arranged by armed insurrection sustained covertly by foreign powers including the US, NATO nations, Israel, Arabia, Qatar, al Qaeda, and made into an ‘Arab Spring' by imperialist media managed ‘reporting.' Armed insurgents belonging to Islamist organizations cross the border from Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. US State Dept. proudly admits involvement. Why? for whom? brought into historical context
No Tax Dollars For Deadbeats
By Doug Pibel
But who are the real drags on society? People who don’t pay income tax because they’re barely scratching out a living? Or corporations that make billions in profits and then come to us with their hands out?
Who Am I?
By Gladson Dungdung
I neither stand with the state nor with the Naxals but I walk with the most marginalized people, whose human rights are being violated everyday by the either sides
Sri Lanka : The Sickness Of The Almighty Criminal
By Nilantha Ilangamuwa
The real situation in Sri Lanka is that everything is under the control of criminals who are above the law. In another words, almighty God has been replaced by the almighty criminal. What we are suffering today is that sickness of the almighty criminal, which is now at epidemic levels. How do we find a solution? The broken window of the white van is a new dawn of peace but, there is a long way to go to achieve real peace prevails in a civilized society
Exposing Prejudices, Breaking Myths
By Subhash Gatade
Book Review : " Freedom Movement and Indian Muslims By Santimoy Ray
BSP's Maya and Dalits in UP
By Anand Teltumbde
While Mayawati is all the way winner, the Dalits in this game have been the certain losers. The illusion of political power as the master key for their emancipation has proved a chimera. They better realize that their real emancipation lies in the radical change of the system and not in being playthings of someone within it
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