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Articles by Teresa Gutierrez

‘Change is made in the streets’

November 11, 2015

Excerpted remarks by Teresa ­Gutierrez, WWP secretariat ­member, to the 2015 Workers World Party ­National Conference.  Workers World Party is announcing today that we are entering the 2016 presidential elections. Our party does not aspire to be in the White House. It was founded on slavery, on . . .

The really big one: Natural disasters or capitalism?

August 10, 2015

In its July 20 issue, the New Yorker magazine published an article headlined “The Really Big One.” It dealt with one of the underground fault lines in the U.S. that will ultimately cause a really big earthquake.  It was not about the San Andreas Fault, which is one most people know about, . . .

War on migrants continues unabated

August 5, 2015

While the courts quibble with the Obama administration on his November executive action, hundreds of thousands of workers continue to become casualties of the war on migrants. Last November, President Barack Obama announced a program that would allow the undocumented parents of children born in the . . .

New York march demands justice for Sandra Bland, Kindra Chapman

July 29, 2015

On July 22, the New York City Chapter of the Peoples Power Assemblies held a spirited rally and march in solidarity with Sandra Bland and Kindra Chapman. The PPA demanded justice for these sisters’ deaths. The two Black women had both been found dead by hanging, in Texas and Alabama jail cells . . .

As conditions for migrants worsen, solidarity is key

July 15, 2015

Immigrants and their advocates have waited for years for Washington to create a humane pro-worker policy that would provide some relief for the more than 12 million undocumented workers in this country. But instead of relief, conditions for migrants continue to deteriorate — not only on the U.S. . . .

Billionaire racist rhetoric trumped

July 4, 2015

NBC drops the Donald. Billionaire mogul Donald Trump announced his bid for the 2016 U.S. presidential elections on June 15. Normally it would not be worth the cost of the paper this is printed on to mention this. But Trump’s comments on immigration were so incendiary, racist and over the top that . . .

Trans immigrant Jennicet Gutiérrez challenges Obama

July 1, 2015

Jennicet Gutiérrez disrupting President Obama. How should the progressive or the immigrant rights movement respond to the Democratic Party’s policies and actions on immigration? Jennicet Gutiérrez has shown how. On June 24, Gutiérrez, a Mexican transgender woman, boldly and courageously took . . .

U.S. terrorism comes from the right

June 28, 2015

The capitalist media would have the people of this country believe that the main terrorist threat in the United States comes from terrorist attacks carried out by Muslims. But a June 16 op-ed piece in the New York Times revealed that “headlines can mislead. The main terrorist threat in the United . . .

Another Black youth lost to racism

June 21, 2015

Kalief Browder Another mother has lost her child to the racist, brutal prison system. Kalief Browder, an African American who was only 22 years old, committed suicide on June 6, after having spent more than three years in jail at Rikers Island in New York City. He hung himself with an air . . .
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