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Political prisoner’s health scare ignites mass action

March 31, 2015

Mumia Abu-Jamal March 31 — At 1 p.m. EDT on March 30, political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal had a medical emergency, and was taken to the Intensive Care Unit at Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, Pa. As of this morning, almost no information has been provided by hospital or prison authorities [...]

Detroit faces massive tax foreclosure crisis

March 31, 2015

Bulletin: A temporary moratorium on tax foreclosures until May 12 was announced on March 31, after a mass demonstration outside the Wayne County Treasurer’s office in downtown Detroit. A broad-based coalition of Detroit organizations is fighting for a moratorium on property tax foreclosures on [...]

Michigan students demand end of corporate tyranny

March 31, 2015

On March 26, 150 college students and supporters from around Michigan marched through downtown Lansing to the state Capitol to demand massive systemic changes across a variety of issues. The Michigan Student Power Network, a recently formed group, organized the event. Protesters sought to deliver [...]

Transgender warrior Leslie Feinberg united all struggles for liberation

March 31, 2015

Some of participants at memorial for Transgender warrior Leslie Feinberg leading the singing of the Internationale at SEIU building in New York City, March 28.WW photo: Brenda Ryan Workers World Party commemorated and celebrated the life and contributions of our beloved comrade, Leslie Feinberg, [...]

Mumia Abu Jamal is hospitalized with no visitation or contact

March 30, 2015

Mumia Abu-Jamal The following is a March 30 press release from the Philadelphia International Action Center, which works with MOVE, the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home and others to free Mumia Abu-Jamal. The contact for the release is Betsey Piette, 610-348-8017. At 1 p.m. EDT today, political [...]

Killer of Dontre Hamilton stays fired

March 30, 2015

August 2014, Milwaukee protest in solidarity with the Ferguson, Mo., rebellion and demanding justice for Dontre Hamilton.Photo: Joe Brusky As a result of mass people’s resistance led by the Hamilton family, Christopher Manney, the cop who shot and killed Dontre Hamilton, will not get his job [...]

Bosses get $243 billion subsidy for paying low wages

March 30, 2015

Workers want bosses to pay them a living wage. Protest in Baltimore, May 2014.WW photo: Sharon Black The capitalist class has found more and more ways to pay tens of millions of workers below-subsistence wages by shifting what should be the cost of wages onto government at various levels. This [...]

At UAW convention, autoworkers show they want equal pay for equal work

March 30, 2015

This year, the United Auto Workers union will negotiate new contracts with auto and truck manufacturers General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, as well as with tractor and farm equipment maker John Deere, and other major corporations. On March 24 and 25, the union held its “Special Bargaining [...]

Fighting for $15 minimum wage in the South

March 30, 2015

Atlanta, March 21. Atlanta — With fists pumping in the air, some 500 low-wage workers from across the South filled the sanctuary of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church here with a resounding chant on March 21 to open a one-day mobilizing conference. “I believe that we will win” was the [...]

Study exposes racism & why Black girls matter

March 30, 2015

All human life matters. But throughout U.S. history, that reality has been overshadowed by the doctrine and practice of white supremacy, the law of the land. Racial hatred victimizing people of color has always permeated U.S. society and dictates its policies, public discourse and individual [...]
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