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Defend Yemeni people confronting Saudi aggression

May 30, 2015

Saudi Arabian bombs kill Yemeni civilians. Following is a statement for a petition received from the Kolkata, India, based International Anti-imperialist Coordinating Committee (IACC) on May 28.   Following the various forms of Saudi-led  aggression against Yemen, without distinction between [...]

Stop military intervention in Iraq

May 30, 2015

U.S. bombed Iraq in 2004, shown here, and plans to bomb more. The International Anti-Occupation Network, meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, and Helsinki, Finland, at the end of May, published the following statement on May 24, which they call the Stockholm Appeal: After decades of sanctions, war and [...]

McDonald’s workers push back, demand $15 and a union

May 30, 2015

Oak Brook, Ill., May 20. Chanting “We work! We sweat! Put $15 in our check!” as they marched behind a banner reading “McDonald’s: $15 and union rights, not food stamps,” thousands of McDonald’s workers and their supporters marched on the fast food chain’s corporate headquarters in Oak [...]

Tens of thousands strike for school funding in Washington State

May 30, 2015

Seattle, May 19. Some 6,000 Seattle school teachers held a one-day strike on May 19, defying the Washington State Legislature. Along with student allies, they marched to demand adequate school funding. After a noon rally, the Seattle Education Association was joined by teachers from Issaquah and [...]

Women’s peace walk crosses DMZ

May 30, 2015

Thirty women peace activists from 15 countries crossed the demilitarized zone separating north and south Korea on May 24. They called for an official end to the Korean War, the signing of a peace treaty and the reunification of Korea. On May 19, Women Cross DMZ was warmly greeted in Pyongyang, [...]

Burkina Faso: Sankarist parties form united front

May 30, 2015

Ten political parties claiming to uphold the political legacy of martyred Burkina Faso Marxist and Pan-Africanist revolutionary Thomas Sankara have formed an alliance. The unity agreement came several months after a national uprising which ousted former coup-leader-turned-president Blaise [...]

‘Texas Rising’: An unhistorical TV series hides slavocracy

May 28, 2015

On May 25, a highly promoted TV miniseries with many big-name stars premiered on the cable network History Channel, which is co-owned by two giant corporations, Hearst and Disney. According to the title of the already published companion book by Stephen L. Moore, “Texas Rising” is “the epic [...]

Milwaukee schools under attack

May 28, 2015

Members of Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES) fighttakeover of Milwaukee schools by Wall Street. The “Opportunity Schools Partnership Program” was introduced to the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee on May 19. With only an hour for committee members to read the plan, [...]

Irish reject homophobia and colonial oppression

May 28, 2015

The people of the Republic of Ireland have stunned the world by making it the first country to say “Yes” to gay marriage by a popular, nationwide vote. Nineteen other nations have legalized same-sex marriage, but none by popular vote. On May 22, over 62 percent of those voting cast ballots in [...]
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