Workers World stands in solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of people who have demonstrated in Tokyo since late August to protest plans by current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to change Japan’s Constitution to allow aggressive deployment of the well-trained and technologically advanced . . .
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Ahmed Mohamed es un estudiante de noveno grado de ascendencia sudanesa que asistió a la escuela superior MacArthur en la ciudad de Irving-Texas. Cuando el 14 de septiembre él trajo a su salón de clases un reloj digital que había hecho, la policía lo interrogó, lo detuvo y se lo llevaron . . .
Ahmed Mohamed is a ninth-grader of Sudanese descent who attended MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas. When he brought a digital clock he had made to his classroom on Sept. 14, police interrogated him, arrested him, took him away in handcuffs and fingerprinted him. The school administration . . .
La Estación de Radiodifusión Pública emitió recientemente un documental de “American Masters” sobre Althea Gibson, la primera tenista afroamericana en romper la barrera del color en el mundo del tenis profesional que es casi todo blanco y altamente privilegiado. Ha sido comparada . . .
The Public Broadcasting Service recently aired an “American Masters” documentary on Althea Gibson, the first African-American tennis star to break the color barrier in the virtually all-white, highly privileged professional tennis world. She has been compared to Jackie Robinson. Althea Gibson . . .
Editorial, 1º de septiembre Durante el apogeo del Movimiento de Derechos Civiles en el Sur en la década de los 1960s, activistas como Jimmy Lee Jackson, Medgar Evers, Viola Liuzzo, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, el Rev. James Reeb y otros perdieron la vida a manos del Ku Klux . . .
“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics,” wrote Mark Twain. The U.S. government issued its monthly jobs report on Sept. 4. Although only 173,000 new jobs were added — fewer than expected — the Obama administration immediately heralded the new unemployment . . .
During the height of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement in the South, activists like Jimmy Lee Jackson, Medgar Evers, Viola Liuzzo, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, the Rev. James Reeb and others lost their lives to KKK violence. But the reaction to one earlier lynching, along with . . .
Behind the horror stories about the treatment of migrants trying to reach Europe is the imperialist system of exploitation of their countries of origin, the policies exacerbating this exploitation and the imperialist wars that made their home countries unlivable for them and their children. . . .
Amidst the ratcheted-up misogyny on display by the ranks of the Republican Party, the right wing has unleashed a full-out attack on Planned Parenthood Federation of America. For almost a century, PPFA has provided all kinds of health services to women across the country, from family planning . . .