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Boston demonstrators demand peace for Syria

September 1, 2015

The Syrian American Forum mobilized people to gather in Copley Square in Boston to call on the Obama administration to help end the ongoing war in Syria. A group of Syrians and their supporters demonstrated on Aug. 29 outside of the Boston Public Library to demand peace for Syria. The Syrian [...]

New books on USSR’s role in World War II

September 1, 2015

World War II, which ended 70 years ago, was the bloodiest war ever fought. It brought tens of millions of casualties, huge amounts of devastation and multiple genocides. Jews, Roma (Gypsies) and Ukrainians were some of the Nazis’ targets, as well as communists. It was called a “world war” [...]

Days of action against the blockade of Cuba

September 1, 2015

The success of the Cuban Revolution in 1959 struck fear into the cold heart of U.S. imperialism, which responded by immediately planning ways to undermine the Revolution and return Cuba to its former status. Of all the tactics employed by the U.S. against Cuba, the blockade of the socialist island [...]

Brazilian autoworkers strike back against layoffs

September 1, 2015

On Aug. 8, General Motors do Brasil, which has four plants in the country, announced there would be 798 workers permanently laid off at its São José dos Campos plant. There was no advance notice; the layoffs began immediately for the first 300 workers. In less than 24 hours, the Metalworkers [...]

Dominicans, Haitians protest deportation

August 30, 2015

On Saturday morning, Aug. 22, the organization “We are all Dominicans” held a protest at the Dominican Republic Consulate in New York City’s Times Square to demand “No deportations, here or there!” Some Haitians and progressive North Americans, as well as Dominican workers, participated [...]

Marchers condemn U.S.-backed Saudi oppression

August 30, 2015

Demonstrators marched from the United Nations to the Saudi U.N. Mission on Aug. 21 to protest the kingdom’s persecution of Shia Muslims and its refusal to allow the rebuilding of Islamic graves and holy sites it has destroyed. They demanded the release of imprisoned Shia community leader [...]

Solidarity with the people of Ecuador & Brazil

August 27, 2015

U.S. imperialism attempts to undermine any government in Latin America that exhibits independence from Washington’s dictates. In the past weeks especially, the governments of Ecuador and Brazil have been facing protest demonstrations, including rightist elements, which are promoted by imperialist [...]

U.S. transnationals seek greater profits in Africa

August 26, 2015

The U.S. State Department opened a conference in Libreville, Gabon, on Aug. 24 to promote trade between Wall Street and Africa. It is ostensibly designed to promote the African Growth and Opportunities Act, in place since 2000 to facilitate trade between Africa and U.S. companies. While the U.S. [...]

Donbass residents rally as Kiev regime prepares new military assault

August 25, 2015

The rightist regime in Kiev, Ukraine, carried out overnight shelling of Donetsk city and threatened an imminent new military offensive by Ukrainian troops. Despite this, thousands of people in Donetsk city rallied Aug. 24 to demand that the Kiev regime, headed by President Peter Poroshenko, stop [...]
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