Against climate change? Fight for system change!

By September 18, 2014

The largest demonstration against climate change ever will take place in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21. This important action deserves the support of all employed and unemployed workers and certainly of all who consider themselves revolutionaries. Climate change is such a dire issue for the worldwide working class that it merits a massive [...]

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Banks cause Detroit water crisis

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The city of Detroit, under a right-wing, state-appointed “emergency manager” who has plunged the city into the largest municipal bankruptcy in United States history, has been on a vicious campaign since March to turn off the water of residential customers whom the city claims owe more than $150 on their water bills. These mass shutoffs [...]

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WWP hosts Philly socialism conference

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UNITE HERE Local 7 member Sara Benjamin at socialist conference, Sept. 13.WW photo: Joseph Piette

Some 100 community members, students and activists attended the Philadelphia Workers World Party Socialism Conference on Sept. 13 held at the historic Church of the Advocate, a center of struggle for Black liberation. Speakers included WWP First Secretary Larry Holmes; secretariat members Deirdre Griswold and Sara Flounders; Berta Joubert-Ceci, leader of the Philadelphia branch of [...]

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Atlanta Hawks owners’ racism exposed

By September 17, 2014

I am not a sports fan. In fact, I have never been to a professional basketball game, much less an Atlanta Hawks game. What I know about the owners and managers of the Atlanta Hawks comes from what I have read in the local papers and heard on television — and of course, my own [...]

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The Cuban Five: 16 years of unjust imprisonment

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Gerardo Hernández Nordelo, Antonio Guerrero Rodríguez, Fernando González Llort, Ramón Labañino Salazar, and Rene González Sehewert.

People of conscience gathered Sept. 12 in cities across the country and the world to commemorate the 16th year since Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando González and René González — known collectively as the Cuban Five — were arrested in Miami. Several years before their arrest in 1998, these five intelligence officers ­began [...]

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Why Obama’s ‘war on ISIS’ must be opposed

By September 16, 2014

President Barack Obama announced Sept.10 that the U.S. military would build an international coalition to make “war on the Islamic State.” He said there were already 10 countries in this coalition. Administration spokespeople on the Sept. 14 Sunday morning talk shows said they were still building the coalition. The next morning a conference of 30 [...]

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Take action: Ukraine anti-fascist activist detained

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Vladislav WojciechowskiPhoto: Borotba

The following statement was issued by the International Action Center on Sept. 13. On the night of Sept. 12, Vladislav Wojciechowski, an activist with the leftist Union Borotba (Struggle), was detained in Odessa, Ukraine. According to Borotba, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) is ready to charge Wojciechowski with “terrorism.” Explosives were planted by the [...]

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Ray Rice, racism and women’s oppression

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The National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens’ running back, Ray Rice, has been indefinitely suspended from the NFL, and then cut by his team as of Sept. 8 due to a February domestic violence incident involving his then fiancee Janay Palmer. In May, a surveillance video was publicly released showing Rice dragging an unconscious Palmer out [...]

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Crisis del Ébola: Países ricos deben responder

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En Liberia, donde muchas personas han muerto por el virus del Ébola, enfermeras y médicos se declararon en huelga el 1, 2 y 4 de Septiembre, debido a la falta de pago y a los peligros que enfrentan debido a los mínimos recursos disponibles para hacer frente al creciente desastre sobre atención de la salud. [...]

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¿Guerra contra el ISIL?

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Editorial Workers World-Mundo Obrero, 10 de septiembre 2014 Jefa/es de estados imperialistas se reunieron bajo presión de Estados Unidos en la Cumbre de la OTAN del 4-5 septiembre en Newport, Gales, para intensificar sus maniobras contra Rusia en relación a Ucrania, para programar su salida gradual de Afganistán y para abrir una guerra contra el [...]

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