Barnard-Columbia International Socialist Organization

May 19, 2010

More great articles – check out the new International Socialist Review!

Filed under: Articles — Barnard-Columbia ISO @ 12:15 pm

Here’s what’s new in Socialist Worker and the International Socialist Review

http://socialistworker.org
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Editorials
A TEA-PARTY INSURGENCY?
The right-wing Tea Partiers are making their presence felt within the Republican Party, but they don’t speak for the majority of people in the U.S.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/19/tea-party-insurgency

Comment: Giles Ji Ungpakorn
THAI ARMY PREPARES ITS ASSAULT
Soldiers and armored personnel carriers were massed outside the encampment of pro-democracy protesters in Bangkok by midday on May 19.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/19/thai-army-prepares-to-crush-protests

Comment: Nicole Colson
EVERYONE GETS A SAY EXCEPT WOMEN
A series of state-level anti-abortion laws is making control over women’s reproductive lives the business of everyone but women themselves.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/18/everyone-gets-say-except-women

Comment: Sherry Wolf
TURNING POINT IN THE UPR STRIKE
Students on strike at the University of Puerto Rico will get support from unions planning a one-day general strike on May 18.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/18/turning-point-in-upr-strike

Analysis: Andy Libson
WE NEED TO TAKE A STAND IN SF
After telling members to prepare to strike, leaders of the San Francisco teachers’ union now appear ready to accept a lousy deal.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/19/we-need-to-take-a-stand-in-sf

Interview: Jonathan Neale
CONFRONTING THE CLIMATE CRISIS
In the aftermath of a people’s climate summit in Cochabamba, Bolivia, two activists discuss the prospects for the movement for environmental justice.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/18/confronting-the-climate-crisis

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New International Socialist Review out now
ISSUE 71: May-June 2010
http://www.isreview.org/

Features include:

Gillian Russom
OBAMA’S NEOLIBERAL AGENDA FOR EDUCATION
http://www.isreview.org/issues/71/feat-neoliberaleducation.shtml

Lance Selfa
RIGHT ON THE DEFENSIVE
http://www.isreview.org/issues/71/rep-demsnewlegs.shtml

Adam Sanchez
DISASTER SCHOOLING: HOW THE “SHOCK DOCTRINE” IS PLAYING OUT IN THREE CITIES
http://www.isreview.org/issues/71/feat-disasterschooling.shtml

Danny Lucia
BRINGING MISERY OUT OF HIDING: THE UNEMPLOYED MOVEMENT OF THE 1930S
http://www.isreview.org/issues/71/feat-unemployed.shtml

Also in the new ISR: Arundhati Roy on Bhumkal: Walking with the Comrades • Phil Gasper’s “Critical Thinking” column on The Imperial War in Afghanistan • Gillian Russom on The Case Against Charter Schools • and more.

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