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STATES OF EMERGENCY
State and local governments are ramming through massive budget cuts that are wrecking lives–and the federal government is doing nothing.
Analysis: David Whitehouse
A NEW FRONT IN AMERICA’S GLOBAL WAR
The failed attempt to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner has provided Barack Obama with an excuse for a war in Yemen that has been fought quietly until now.
Obituary: Daniel Bensaïd
AN EMBODIMENT OF OUR TRADITION
One of the key figures of the French student revolt of 1968 and a revolutionary through all the years since has died after 15 years of living with AIDS.
Comment: Dennis Kosuth
A NEW DIRECTION FOR NURSE UNIONISM
An ER nurse explains why the formation of a “super union” is an important step toward organizing the nation’s 2 million nurses.
Comment: Jessica Hansen-Weaver
ABORTION SHOULDN’T BE A DIRTY WORD
It’s come to the point where we hear more about the “rights” of unborn fetuses than the rights of living women to control whether they have children.
Analysis: Dahr Jamail
IMPRISONED FOR SINGING
Iraq war vet and Army Spc. Marc Hall has been incarcerated for recording a song about the military’s stop-loss policy.
New International Socialist Review is out now
ISR Issue 69, January–February 2010
THE OBAMA DOCTRINE
The new war plan for Afghanistan
CAN THE RIGHT STAGE A COMEBACK?
WHAT NEXT FOR THE LGBT STRUGGLE?
And much more, including Arundhati Roy on Mr. Chidambaram’s war, John Riddell on Clara Zetkin’s strugggle for the united front, Jeff Bale on The fight for bilingual education, Chris Harman on Classic of Marxism: How the Russian Revolution was lost, and David Whitehouse on Afghanistan: Sinking Deeper