Letters

Vol. 84/No. 39 - October 5, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak in prison I got COVID-19 after a massive outbreak in our prison, then in our pod. There are 36 cases in our pod alone. To top it all off, a Lancaster city police officer killed a mentally ill…


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Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020

Keep ‘Militant’ coming! Not only are the Mail Room staff trying to stop the Militant here at Union CI, but there is an extremely bad outbreak of COVID-19 here with 9 of the 12 dorms on quarantine and over 40…


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Vol. 84/No. 36 - September 14, 2020

‘Militant’ wrong on Israel-UAE pact The Militant  is mistaken when it claims that the Israel-United Arab Emirates pact is a step forward towards recognition of “an independent Palestinian state.” Normalizing relations with Israel is good. However, it does nothing to…


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Vol. 84/No. 32 - August 17, 2020

Learned about SWP too late? I’m writing to thank you for the subscription to your paper. I enjoy reading it and when I’m finished, I make it available to others. The articles in your paper make it clear that we…


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Vol. 84/No. 31 - August 10, 2020

Decades helping build SWP Fred White, a longtime supporter of the Socialist Workers Party, died June 10 in Atlanta following a heart attack. He was 77 years old. Fred was born into a working-class family in Connecticut and, like other…


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Vol. 84/No. 17 - May 4, 2020

On party’s view of pandemic I’ve been reading the Militant for over 15 years. Over those years I’ve disagreed with almost nothing in its pages, but I am not so sure that I’m on board with the views that are…


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Vol. 84/No. 16 - April 27, 2020

Open the libraries! Thank your for your excellent coverage of the coronavirus epidemic and how it’s being used to attack the working class. One other institution vital for the working class that has been shut down are the libraries. These…


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Vol. 84/No. 9 - March 9, 2020

Origin of Irish parties There is an error in the article “Sinn Fein Vote Surge Fueled by Social Crisis, Calls for Irish Unity” in the Feb. 24 issue of the Militant. This doesn’t detract from the main points of the…


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Vol. 84/No. 8 - March 2, 2020

Sinister precedent The article about Maya Forstater’s legally upheld firing for “offensive speech,” which the U.K. tribunal decreed a violation of mandated language (Feb. 17 Militant ), accurately highlights the corrosive effects of such actions on freedom of speech and…


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Vol. 84/No. 4 - February 3, 2020

Mildred Solem Mildred Solem, a member of the Socialist Workers Party in the 1940s and ’50s, died this month in Minneapolis. She was 105 years old. As a young woman Millie moved from Hallock, Minnesota, a small town near Canada,…