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Trans immigrant Jennicet Gutiérrez challenges Obama

July 1, 2015

Jennicet Gutiérrez disrupting President Obama. How should the progressive or the immigrant rights movement respond to the Democratic Party’s policies and actions on immigration? Jennicet Gutiérrez has shown how. On June 24, Gutiérrez, a Mexican transgender woman, boldly and courageously took [...]

End all forms of transphobia!

July 1, 2015

WW photo: G. Dunkel New York — Thousands rallied and marched throughout the Village June 26 for the 11th annual Trans Day of Action organized by TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project, a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-­Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color Center for [...]

Anti-racist dyke contingent in San Francisco

July 1, 2015

A contingent of people in the Dyke March in San Francisco, June 28, called out to “Take back the Dyke March!” Holding signs supporting “Black Lives Matter” and declaring “Dykes Against White Supremacy,” the organizers said they were “protesting the systematic displacement of our dyke [...]

Los Angeles PRIDE forum

July 1, 2015

Shelley Ettinger Rebecka Jackson John Parker “Liberation and solidarity in the age of the Black Lives Matter movement” was the topic of discussion during a June 13 Workers World Party Pride Month forum held in Los Angeles at the Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice featuring Shelley [...]

Fortieth anniversary of Oglala incident: Free Leonard Peltier!

July 1, 2015

Following are excerpts from a statement written by Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier on June 26, 2015. Peltier has been falsely imprisoned for 40 years. In a July 5, 2007, Workers World article, Brenda Ryan wrote: “In Native American history, June 26th is a day of anguish. On that date in [...]

Bankers aim to strangle Greece, seeking capitulation and regime change

June 30, 2015

June 29 anti-austerity protest in Athens. June 30 — As we go to press, rumors of a last-minute attempt by the Syriza government in Athens to ask the euro bankers for a third bailout have been rebuffed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Whatever the outcome, the fundamentals of the Greek [...]

Anti-fascists show solidarity with Charleston, S.C.

June 30, 2015

On June 30, an international group of anti-fascists held a flashmob in the Donetsk People’s Republic against the Confederate flag and racism, and in memory of the nine African Americans massacred in Charleston, S.C. They included a U.S. activist of Serbian origin, anti-fascist volunteers from [...]

Solidarity caravan for Cuba

June 30, 2015

“The blockade has not been lifted. We cannot miss that point,” emphasized Gail Walker, Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization director and daughter of Pastors for Peace founder the Rev. Lucius Walker. She spoke June 24 at the Florida Avenue Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., to [...]

Standing with Charleston massacre victims

June 30, 2015

PhiladelphiaWW photo: Joseph Piette DetroitWW photo: Kris Hamel A protest and speakout against the Charleston, S.C., terrorist massacre and systemic racism was held in downtown Detroit on June 26. Called by the Moratorium NOW! Coalition, activists lined Woodward Avenue during the busy afternoon [...]
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