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Milwaukee teachers, students, parents march against cuts

April 24, 2015

Photo: Milwaukee Teachers Education Association Hundreds of members of the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association, students and community supporters protested in Milwaukee April 18 to end cuts to K-12 and higher education, protest toxic testing and charter schools, and demand adequate resources [...]

‘Extend tax foreclosure moratorium!’

April 24, 2015

Activists in Detroit picketed the Michigan state building on April 16 to demand a permanent moratorium on tax foreclosures and a reassessment of all homes located in Detroit and Wayne County, needed to reduce grossly inflated tax bills. They demanded the Michigan State Housing Development Authority [...]

Eric Harris and Tulsa’s racist history

April 24, 2015

Eric Harris White millionaire Robert Bates, a former insurance executive, claims he “accidently” killed Eric Harris, an unarmed Black man, on April 2 in Tulsa, Okla. Bates, a volunteer reserve sheriff’s deputy, says he thought he had pulled a Taser on Harris instead of his gun. That’s the [...]

Lugansk: Left forces unite, call international solidarity conference

April 24, 2015

The unity of leftist forces in the embattled Donbass region, formerly part of southeastern Ukraine, took a big step forward on April 9 with the founding of the Forum of Communist, Socialist, Workers’, Environmental and Anti-Fascist Forces in Lugansk, capital of the Lugansk People’s Republic. [...]

Dock workers to ‘shut it down’

April 23, 2015

MAY DAY PROTEST OF POLICE KILLINGS On Friday, May 1 — International Workers’ Day — the cranes for loading cargo at the San Francisco and Oakland ports will be still. The April meetings of both the Executive Board and membership of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local [...]

Philadelphia activists demand justice for Rekia Boyd

April 23, 2015

WW photo: Joseph Piette In response to the outrageous Chicago court decision exonerating the police in the killing of unarmed, 22-year-old Rekia Boyd, shot in the back of the head by Chicago police Officer Dante Servin, angry Philadelphia protesters on April 20 shut down rush-hour, Market Street [...]

Syracuse student workers organize

April 23, 2015

WW photo: Minnie Bruce Pratt Student organizing against Syracuse University austerity cutbacks is accelerating. On April 9, SU student-workers held a rally and march to protest recent SU administration changes to their health care benefits. The changes would raise costs as much as $1,500 a year for [...]

The power of people’s war and global anti-imperialist solidarity

April 23, 2015

April 30, 1975: Guerrilla Nguyen Trung Kien guides the libreation army to attack the Presidential Palace. It took 30 years of hard fighting, but the last weeks were like a blur. First a lightning assault in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. Then rapid attacks on the coastal cities of Hue and Danang. [...]
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