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Oil strikers march on Marathon Petroleum as strike expands

February 26, 2015

Findlay, Ohio — Over 200 oil strikers and supporters demonstrated on Feb. 24 in Findlay, Ohio, where the Marathon Petroleum Company has its international headquarters. Despite harsh winds and near-zero temperatures, the crowd waited to begin the rally until a busload of Marathon strikers from [...]

PFLP leadership meets with U.S. delegation

February 26, 2015

The following article was posted Feb. 25 at pflp.ps. Comrade Abu Ahmad Fuad, deputy general secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and Comrade Abu Sami Marwan, member of the Political Bureau of the PFLP, met with a U.S. delegation to Syria, which arrived in Damascus on [...]

Detroit youth: ‘I stand with Boston bus drivers’

February 26, 2015

Boston is hundreds of miles from Detroit, but the fight of Steelworkers Local 8751 to beat the union-buster Veolia Corp. matters to workers and youth here. The school bus drivers’ union was created in 1978, but their story really begins in 1974 with the struggle to desegregate Boston schools. [...]

March condemns killing of immigrant worker by cops

February 26, 2015

Antonio Zambrano-Montes Pasco, Wash. — Within days after farmworker Antonio Zambrano-Montes was killed by Pasco police, his murder was seen by over 1.6 million people on a YouTube video. Viewers saw an unarmed man, his hands raised in the air much like Michael Brown’s hands last summer in [...]

Boston union under siege

February 26, 2015

Drop the bogus charges! “There’s no such thing as neutral. You have to be on one side or the other. In Harlan County there wasn’t no neutral.” This is how Florence Reece, spouse of National Miners Union organizer Sam Reece, described life in the Kentucky coal fields in 1931. Sheriff J.H. [...]

Stolen Lives rally focuses on Eric Garner

February 26, 2015

A “Stolen Lives” rally was held near the Brooklyn, N.Y., public housing where police victim Eric Garner of Staten Island once lived. A September 1994 victim of killer cops, Nicolas Heywood had lived in the same downtown Brooklyn public housing. The rally’s organizers noted that New York [...]

Syriza backs down to euro bankers

February 24, 2015

The sign says “Homeless” during a Greek protest march last year. Feb. 24 — The leftist Syriza government in Greece has accepted a negotiated retreat from its election promises after a faceoff with the European bankers, led by German finance capital. This ends the latest phase of the [...]

A defeat for U.S./NATO-backed facists in Ukraine

February 24, 2015

Ghost Brigade fighter raises red flag over Debaltsevo region. The independent people’s republics of Novorossiya celebrated an historic victory of the anti-fascist people’s militias over U.S.-backed Ukrainian military forces near the railroad hub town of Debaltsevo on the shared border [...]

Malcolm X and Black Lives Matter

February 24, 2015

Ramiro Fúnez, Jane Ledesma, Monica Moorehead, Colin Ashley, Larry Holmes, Alexia Filpo and Simone Gamble. New York, Feb. 21. WW photo: Brenda Ryan The 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X was commemorated in many cities throughout the U.S. on the weekend of Feb. 21-22, with events [...]

Protesters demanding justice for Yuvette Henderson shut down Home Depot

February 24, 2015

Protesters demand justice in police killing, Feb. 23.WW photo: Terri Kay Oakland, Calif. — Two police officers in Emeryville, Calif., a town located between Oakland and Berkeley, gunned down and killed Yuvette Henderson, a 38-year-old Black mother of two, in a parking lot on Feb. 3, over an [...]
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