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Political prisoner’s health scare ignites mass action

March 31, 2015

Mumia Abu-Jamal March 31 — At 1 p.m. EDT on March 30, political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal had a medical emergency, and was taken to the Intensive Care Unit at Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, Pa. As of this morning, almost no information has been provided by hospital or prison authorities [...]

Detroit faces massive tax foreclosure crisis

March 31, 2015

Bulletin: A temporary moratorium on tax foreclosures until May 12 was announced on March 31, after a mass demonstration outside the Wayne County Treasurer’s office in downtown Detroit. A broad-based coalition of Detroit organizations is fighting for a moratorium on property tax foreclosures on [...]

Why the April 2 People’s Tribunal is timely

March 31, 2015

The opening session of the “People’s Tribunal on Police Violence and Structural Racism” scheduled for April 2 at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, N.Y., could not have come at a better time. A project of the Peoples Power Assemblies, the tribunal is being organized because “The cases of [...]

Michigan students demand end of corporate tyranny

March 31, 2015

On March 26, 150 college students and supporters from around Michigan marched through downtown Lansing to the state Capitol to demand massive systemic changes across a variety of issues. The Michigan Student Power Network, a recently formed group, organized the event. Protesters sought to deliver [...]

Transgender warrior Leslie Feinberg united all struggles for liberation

March 31, 2015

Some of participants at memorial for Transgender warrior Leslie Feinberg leading the singing of the Internationale at SEIU building in New York City, March 28.WW photo: Brenda Ryan Workers World Party commemorated and celebrated the life and contributions of our beloved comrade, Leslie Feinberg, [...]

Asociación psicológica estadounidense conspira en tortura

March 31, 2015

Un informe presentado por el Comité Selecto del Senado sobre Inteligencia acerca del uso de tortura por la CIA en Guantánamo y en otros lugares afirma que gran parte de las torturas fueron supervisadas e inspiradas por psicólogos. La Asociación Americana de Psicología respondió a este informe [...]

Evento en NY marca 70 años federación mundial de mujeres

March 31, 2015

Nueva York El llamado a la solidaridad internacional en la lucha por la igualdad y la justicia para las mujeres fue fuerte y claro el 17 de marzo cuando representantes de la Federación Democrática Internacional de Mujeres celebró su reunión anual en el Centro de Iglesia de las Naciones Unidas [...]

Mumia Abu Jamal is hospitalized with no visitation or contact

March 30, 2015

Mumia Abu-Jamal The following is a March 30 press release from the Philadelphia International Action Center, which works with MOVE, the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home and others to free Mumia Abu-Jamal. The contact for the release is Betsey Piette, 610-348-8017. At 1 p.m. EDT today, political [...]

Killer of Dontre Hamilton stays fired

March 30, 2015

August 2014, Milwaukee protest in solidarity with the Ferguson, Mo., rebellion and demanding justice for Dontre Hamilton.Photo: Joe Brusky As a result of mass people’s resistance led by the Hamilton family, Christopher Manney, the cop who shot and killed Dontre Hamilton, will not get his job [...]

Bosses get $243 billion subsidy for paying low wages

March 30, 2015

Workers want bosses to pay them a living wage. Protest in Baltimore, May 2014.WW photo: Sharon Black The capitalist class has found more and more ways to pay tens of millions of workers below-subsistence wages by shifting what should be the cost of wages onto government at various levels. This [...]
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