Friday, January 15, 2010

New Jan-Feb Issue of ISR Out Now!

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ISSUE 69:
January-February 2010



The Obama Doctrine  
The new war plan for Afghanistan

EDITORIAL

Meet the new boss

ANALYSIS IN BRIEF 

Lee Sustar
Public sector workers under the gun

 
Lance Selfa
Can the right stage a comeback?

 
COLUMN 

Phil Gasper • Critical Thinking
The legacy of Stalinism

 
FEATURES 

Petrino DiLeo
Unemployment: A lost decade for workers? 


Sherry Wolf
What next for the LGBT struggle?

 
David Whitehouse
Afghanistan: Sinking deeper

 
Arundhati Roy
Mr. Chidambaram’s war
India’s war on its indigenous peoples on behalf of corporate interests 


Jeff Bale
The fight for bilingual education

 
HISTORY 

Brian Jones
Fifty years since the civil rights sit-ins

 
Lee Sustar
Ten years on: The Battle in Seattle and the global justice struggle

 
Chris Harman
Classic of Marxism: How the Russian Revolution was lost

 
REVIEWS 

Lichi D’Amelio
An Afghan woman’s case against the U.S. war
Malalai Joya’s A Woman Among Warlords

…plus Ashley Smith on Pakistan and the U.S.; Helen Redmond on the drug war in the heartland; Lee Wengraf on the roots of Black poverty; Lance Selfa on labor’s war zone in the 1990s; Alessandro Tinonga on the crash in Ireland; Petrino DiLeo on how mainstream economics is rigged to serve the rich