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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 [...]

Baltimore City Councilmember proposes water shutoff

June 30, 2015

WW photo: Sharon Black Baltimore is a city that has been in the headlines in recent weeks because of the Black Lives Matter movement and the righteous rebellion against police terror in the wake of the murder of Freddie Grey. However, what has been overshadowed since then is the continuing crisis [...]

Sixty years after Freedom Charter, South Africa struggle continues

June 30, 2015

Events that took place on June 25-26, 1955, in Kliptown, South Africa, represented a turning point in the national liberation struggle in that apartheid-dominated state. Several thousand people met at the Congress of the People, which brought together a broad alliance of oppressed groups. Africans, [...]

LGBTQ victory shows that mass struggle wins rights

June 29, 2015

Michigan plaintiffs Jayne Rowse, left, and April DeBoer with their four children at Motor City Pride, June 7.WW photo: Kris Hamel June 26 was a day of huge celebrations. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality. Laws defining marriage as “between one man and one woman” came [...]

‘By any means necessary, Black Liberation will matter!’

June 29, 2015

By Erica Mines Erica Mines speaking at June 27 Charleston solidarity demonstration in Philadelphia. Philadelphia represents the epitome of state-sanctioned violence at the hands of police: the so-called race riots of 1964, orchestrated by a racist mayor named Frank Rizzo; the bombing of the MOVE [...]
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