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WWP sends message of solidarity to Koreans

January 12, 2016

The government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea announced the successful test of its first hydrogen bomb on Jan. 6. It reiterated in a statement that it will never be the first to launch nuclear weapons, pledging to use them in defense only if attacked by nuclear weapons. China and . . .

What gives Black youth such courage?

November 15, 2015

The following talk was given by First Secretary Larry Holmes at the Workers World Party national conference Nov. 7-8 in New York City. Today is the 98th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. I hope in two years when it is the century anniversary, we can do something important and fill a big hall . . .

‘Capitalism can’t be reformed’

November 10, 2015

‘We must support and fight harder than anyone else for the demands of the workers and oppressed, for better wages, for jobs, for a union. Yet we must never forget, not even for a second, that capitalism cannot be reformed; it must be destroyed. It is our sworn duty as revolutionaries to do all . . .

April 15 protests: Turning point for low-wage workers

April 9, 2015

Poor People’s March to End Poverty in Philadelphia organized by MLKD.A.R.E. (Day of Action, Resistance and Empowerment) Coalition, April 4.WW photo: Joseph Piette Analysis This April 15 could be the largest united protest of fast food workers ever. Fast food workers, who have been in the . . .

What it takes to unite the workers & oppressed

November 19, 2014

WORKERS WORLD PARTY CONFERENCE Excerpts from the talk given by Larry Holmes at the 2014 Workers World Party National Conference in New York City.WW photo: Brenda Ryan Comrades, I want to start by saying a word about the immense Boston struggle. In the relationships between capital and labor at any . . .

Lucha de infra asalariadas/os y el nuevo movimiento obrero

April 25, 2014

Las huelgas a nivel nacional en Wendy’s, McDonald’s y Burger King son señal de que el movimiento obrero está pasando por el parto de una nueva fase de desarrollo. Un cambio verdaderamente revolucionario en la composición social de la clase trabajadora a escala mundial incitará una . . .

The meaning of low-wage worker struggle

April 19, 2014

And the need for an independent revolutionary pole in new working-class movement Larry Holmes, center.WW photo: Brenda Ryan 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 . . .

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

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 . . .
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