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Cuban Statement on diplomatic relations with U.S.

July 2, 2015

End the blockade, return Guantánamo, stop subversive efforts, respect Cuba’s sovereignty and social system. Havana, Cuba, May Day 2014. Statement by the Revolutionary Government of Cuba, July 1 After re-establishing diplomatic relations with the United States, the lifting of the blockade, among [...]

Report confirms root of Detroit foreclosure crisis

July 2, 2015

A powerful report on Detroit’s foreclosure crisis was published in the Detroit News June 25-27. (See tinyurl.com/ncymc9f.) The articles were the product of months of investigation by reporters Joel Kurth and Christine McDonald. They document what Workers World newspaper has stated for years: The [...]

Support fired Liberato workers: ‘Their victory is for all of us!’

July 2, 2015

June 22 protest.WW photo: Anne Pruden At a busy working-class corner — 183rd Street and Jerome Avenue — in the Bronx, N.Y., a loud chant is heard weekly at the entrance to Liberato Restaurant: “¡Liberato, escucha! ¡Estamos en la lucha!” (Liberato, listen! We are in struggle!) from chant [...]

Pam Africa on Wisconsin tour

July 2, 2015

Pam Africa with leaders of the Madison-based Young Gifted and Black coalition and Rockford FIST at the Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, June 26. Pam Africa, minister of confrontation for MOVE and chairperson of the uncompromising International Concerned Family and [...]

Durham, N.C., WWP launches political film series

July 2, 2015

Fifty community members were present as the Durham branch of Workers World Party launched the Liberation Sunday Film Series, a free monthly event consisting of a film screening and political discussion hosted by the Cuban Revolution Restaurant & Bar. This month’s film was “Cointelpro [...]

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 [...]
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