Statement on Brooklyn, N.Y., shootings: Uprising must stay strong

By December 21, 2014

The New York City Peoples Power Assembly Movement issued this “Don’t let this incident be used to crush the uprising” statement on Dec. 21: The police have been desperately searching or waiting for some occurrence that they can use as a weapon to crush the most powerful, widespread, national mass uprising against racist police terror […]

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Protests against police brutality continue to coast to coast

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New York City

Demonstrations to protest racist police killings and to assert “Black Lives Matter” have continued strong throughout the United States since the Dec. 13 national march in Washington, D.C., and the massive march in New York the same day. Protests have taken place in many other cities and towns, large and small. Walkouts, die-ins, road closures, […]

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U.S. attacks on Korea no joke

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In case anyone thought that Washington’s recent moves to modify its policy toward Cuba mean the imperialist monster has suddenly mellowed, the White House, State Department, FBI, CIA and Pentagon have all cleared up that misunderstanding. To the cheers of the corporate media, from the virulently right-wing Fox News to the liberal-sounding New York Times, […]

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George Stinney’s life mattered

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George Stinney: Justice 70 years too late

The current national uprising against police terror sweeping the U.S., following the murders of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, is helping to shed a bright light on the racist war against Black youth, rooted in slavery and Jim Crow racism. The demise of Reconstruction, a radical period when freed Black people attempted to build institutions […]

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Eric Garner killed by police and capitalism

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BlackWhiteUnemployment

It is an outrage that Eric Garner was killed by a wolfpack of racist cops and a chokehold. It is an even greater outrage that, although the attack was caught on videotape for the whole world to see, the killers were not brought to trial. What makes it even more horrendous is that Garner was […]

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Victoria: 5 cubanos unidos y libres en Cuba

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17 de diciembre de 2014 El gobierno de EUA ha hecho lo que repetidamente juró que nunca haría: ha liberado al último de los 5 cubanos. Hoy, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero y Gerardo Hernández fueron finalmente liberados de cárceles estadounidenses después de más de 16 años de encarcelamiento injusto. René González y Fernando González ya […]

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Lucha de clases se agudiza en México y Puerto Rico

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16 de diciembre — Dos meses después de la desaparición de los 43 normalistas en Ayotzinapa, el presidente Enrique Peña Nieto finalmente visitó esa región el 4 de diciembre. Fue, no para ofrecer apoyo a las familias de las/os estudiantes, sino para inaugurar un puente que había sido dañado por un huracán en septiembre de […]

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Berkeley, Calif., community rallies to save Post Office

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Berkeley, Calif., Dec. 6: Stopping raid and saving P.O.WW photo: Judy Greenspan

Berkeley, Calif. — At noon on Dec. 6, more than 150 people gathered on the steps of the main Berkeley Post Office to demand that this historic building not be sold. Supporters sang “We Shall Not Be Moved” for an infomercial that organizers hope “will go viral.” The protest marked the longest occupation of the […]

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General strikes rock Europe

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“Sciopero generale” in Italy. “Algemene staking” and “grève générale” in Belgium. In any language the words “general strike” elicit fear among the ruling class. Hence the financial press, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News and London’s Financial Times, covered the recent general strikes in Italy and Belgium extensively. Although these corporate media thieves won’t […]

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Indigenous peoples, climate activists march in Lima

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Alliance for Global Justice marches in Lima at Climate Change Summit.Photo: Rick Jordan Jr.

Some 15,000 people demonstrated in Lima, Peru, on Dec. 11 during the United Nations Climate Change Conference, called “COP 20.” Marchers included many from Indigenous communities as well as environmental activists from around the world, particularly from poor countries. This was the largest climate change event in Latin America since the World People’s Conference on […]

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