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The meaning of low-wage worker struggle

By April 19, 2014

And the need for an independent revolutionary pole in new working-class movement The nationwide strikes of workers at places like Wendy’s, McDonald’s and Burger King are signs that the working-class movement is going through the birth pangs of what will be a new phase of development. We are witnessing a truly revolutionary change in the […]

 

Protesters tell looters for 1%: ‘Detroit is NOT for sale’

By March 28, 2014
WW photo: Brenda Ryan

The ultra-right-wing, anti-union, anti-people Manhattan Policy Institute hosted the notorious looters of Detroit’s pensions and treasury, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, on March 24 at the Roosevelt Hotel. New Yorkers with the People’s Power Assembly Movement welcomed them only as they should be — with a “Detroit is NOT for sale” […]

 

A new global revolutionary workers’ movement in the making

By December 2, 2013
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There is a new workers’ movement developing. It’s bold and it has revolutionary potential from the point of view of politics and ideology. What we do, along with others, can make a difference for it. First, regarding USW 8751, we have to make sure that Veolia fails to bust this great union and is forced […]

 

Con la nueva época de crisis global ¿Sobre qué deberían estar pensando los/as revolucionarios?

By November 26, 2013

Basado en una charla dada por Larry Holmes, Primer Secretario del Partido Workers World-Mundo Obrero, en una reunión del liderazgo el 20 de octubre. El trabajo de masas y el trabajo político e ideológico deben basarse en una comprensión común de las formas en que la totalidad de la crisis global actual del sistema capitalista […]

 

Con la nueva época de crisis global ¿Sobre qué deberían estar pensando los/as revolucionarios?

By November 20, 2013

Basado en una charla dada por Larry Holmes, Primer Secretario del Partido Workers World-Mundo Obrero, en una reunión del liderazgo el 20 de octubre. El trabajo de masas y el trabajo político e ideológico deben basarse en una comprensión común de las formas en que la totalidad de la crisis global actual del sistema capitalista […]

 

Global struggle in era of dead-end capitalism

By November 14, 2013

Based on a talk given by Larry Holmes, Workers World Party First Secretary, at an Oct. 20 leadership meeting. Mass work and political and ideological work need to be based on a common understanding of the ways that the wholly unique current global crisis of the capitalist system has changed the dynamics of the global […]

 

Open letter to the AFL-CIO leaders — Oppose war on Syria

By September 6, 2013

The following is an open letter from the first secretary of Workers World Party, Larry Holmes, written to the AFL-CIO leadership on the eve of their organization’s national convention Sept. 8 in Los Angeles. If you agree with this statement, write an email to ww@workers.org. Sept. 6 — At this critical moment, the number one […]

 

Will changes in AFL-CIO aid workers’ struggles?

By September 5, 2013

Taken from a speech by Workers World Party First Secretary Larry Holmes to a WWP forum in New York City on Aug. 22. The AFL-CIO leadership says its Sept. 8 through 11 convention will be an important landmark, where they will discuss changing their whole orientation. When organized labor, as represented by the AFL-CIO or […]

 

What workers need to know about Korea

By August 28, 2013
WWP delegation, Deirdre Griswold, Larry Holmes, Elena Gilbert, at the Workers’ Party of Korea monument.

Larry Holmes, Workers World Party’s first secretary, led a three-person, party delegation to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the end of July. The DPRK was celebrating the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. This is an abridged version of a report he gave to WWP’s New York branch on Aug. […]

 

Obama’s second term: Which road to liberation?

By March 5, 2013
Larry HolmesWW photo: Brenda Ryan

These excerpts are from a Feb. 23 Workers World Party Black History Month Forum in New York City given by Larry Holmes, WWP’s first secretary and Secretariat member. Other forum speakers included Brenda Stokely, a leader of Million Worker March Movement, and the Rev. C.D. Witherspoon, president of the Baltimore Chapter of the Southern Christian […]

 
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