Golpe de estado en Egipto: lo que significa para la revolución

By July 17, 2013

Julio 8 — Este Comentario de Workers World /Mundo Obrero fue escrito el 5 de julio, antes del fallido intento de instalar a Mohammed ElBaradei como Primer Ministro y antes de que los combates para restaurar a Mohammed Morsi como Presidente explotaran. Lo que aparece a continuación incluye adiciones leves pero es esencialmente el mismo texto. [...]

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Protest supports California prisoners’ demands

By July 16, 2013
Photo: Karen Shuster

Corcoran Prison, Calif. — It was a day so hot you could easily fry an egg on the sidewalk, a day best spent next to the comfort of an air conditioner. Yet, despite the excruciating 100-plus heat, on July 13 over 400 people from all over California drove to a desolate Central Valley dungeon called [...]

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Release Angola 3 political prisoner Herman Wallace

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Taken from a July 10 statement from the Angola 3 news blog.  Go to http://tinyurl.com/ou2fg3m to read the original statement.   Today, in response to the tragic news that Herman Wallace is terminally ill with cancer, Amnesty International has launched a campaign calling for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to immediately release Herman on humanitarian grounds. Following [...]

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‘No war in Middle East!’

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Philadelphia. WW photo: Joseph Piette

Many groups united to call for July protests against the U.S. supplying weapons and training to the armed groups fighting to pull down the Syrian government. Protests were held across the country on July 10, including the three pictured here. They stressed the connection between increasingly desperate conditions for the workers and oppressed at home [...]

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‘Flight from Babylon’

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This column was written on June 23 by political prisoner Abu-Jamal in SCI-Mahanoy, Frackville, Pa.   Not since the late Philip Agee (he of former CIA whistleblower fame) have we seen the likes of the case of Edward Snowden, who formerly worked for the CIA, the National Security Agency and the private contractor, Booz Allen [...]

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The Egyptian revolution and the military coup

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This article is adapted from a talk given by Joyce Chediac at Workers World Party meetings in New York and Boston on July 12 and 13. Once again, the Egyptian masses have taken history’s center stage. In what some are calling the greatest outpouring of humanity in history, the people in Egypt took to the [...]

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Lynching of Trayvon Martin goes unpunished

By July 15, 2013
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Workers World statement: One more travesty of justice Workers World Party joins with millions of people inside the U.S. and around the world in condemning in the strongest terms possible the “not guilty” verdict in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman. Zimmerman fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, 2012.  Martin, who was [...]

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Protesters take to the streets throughout U.S. over Zimmerman verdict

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July 14 — When news of the “not guilty” jury verdict for George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin came down around 10 p.m. Eastern time the night of July 13, shock, rage and action spread quickly among justice-loving and anti-racist people across the United States. Despite the assertion of President Barack Obama [...]

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Stop the war on Black America: Justice for Trayvon Martin!

By July 14, 2013

The following statement was issued on July 14 by Black Workers for Justice based in North Carolina. The not guilty ruling of George Zimmerman, the white supremacist murderer of Trayvon Martin, is a crime against humanity upheld by the courts. It sends a message made by the Dred Scott Act that a Black person has [...]

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A brief history of ‘marriage,’ part 8

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The significance of ‘classification kinship’ In this installment, we deal with Lewis Henry Morgan’s crucial “classification kinship” discovery. Classificatory kinship patterns, described below, present a seeming conundrum that has alternately been puzzled over, dismissed or, for many years now, largely ignored by anthropologists of the bourgeois schools. Morgan, however, faced their reality head on and [...]

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