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A hard loss and a triumph: Berlin Bulletin No. 196

Victor Grossman Monthly Review Online
The big questions are now: can the Left become a street and shop level fighter in coming struggles? Can it maintain its positions against armaments and military interference around the globe?

Tidbits - Sept. 23, 2021 - Reader Comments: Occupy Wall Street lessons; Joe Manchin - Fossil Fuel's Man; German elections; Thank You Conn Hallinan; Dissent on Drafting Women; Nicaragua - different perspectives; Race in Cuba; more...

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Reader Comments: Occupy Wall Street lessons; Labor Upsurge in state federations; Joe Manchin - Fossil Fuel's Man; German elections; Thank You Conn Hallinan; Dissent on Drafting Women; Nicaragua - different perspectives; Race in Cuba; more....

All the Clever Books Are of No Help to Me Here

Sebastian Bähr Transform! Europe
My parents are fading right before my eyes – but leftists only exist in my world, not theirs. My powerlessness in the face of my father’s situation reflects the current inability of the societal left to play a meaningful role for the exploited.

The Left Must Demand an End to Vaccine Inequality

Matt Wehmeier Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - New York
Economically prosperous nations routinely base their policy decisions on what is best for international corporations. It will take a concerted, global effort to overcome these structural barriers to vaccine access...

Sixty Years After The Berlin Wall

Victor Grossman Portside
The German media, always happy about another juicy anniversary, has for days been marking the date, sixty years ago, when the “Berlin Wall” was constructed - August 13 1961 – proof that the ”real-socialist” system in East Germany was a failure.
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