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Ukraine: Coup regime raids home of Odessa anti-fascist leader

April 1, 2014

Alexei Albu, center, at anti-fascist march in Odessa, March 30. Photo: Borotba April 1 — On the morning of April 1, Ukrainian Security Forces (SBU) agents raided the apartment of Odessa, Ukraine, anti-fascist leader Alexei Albu with a warrant authorizing them to search for lists of activists and [...]

From Latin America: Anti-imperialist solidarity with Venezuela

April 1, 2014

Latin American elected officials express their solidarity with Bolivarian Venezuela against U.S. imperialism in the Mexican senate building. WW photo: John Catalinotto Mexico City, March 28 — Progressives in Latin America and the Caribbean have put defense of the Venezuelan government and people [...]

Como es un video fascista

April 1, 2014

Se dice que una foto vale más que mil palabras. ¿No debería una imagen animada valer aún más? Tomemos el video que se difundió ampliamente a través del Internet por un tiempo —hasta que alguien dijo que estaba protegido por la ley de derechos de autor y fue eliminado de muchos sitios web. [...]

Destitución del alcalde de Bogotá amenaza conversaciones de paz

April 1, 2014

El derechista Procurador General de Colombia, usando métodos ilegales depuso al alcalde de Bogotá quien fuera popularmente elegido, amenazando así el futuro de las vitales conversaciones de paz con el movimiento político guerrillero FARC-EP y el futuro de la democracia en Colombia. El 18 de [...]

Detroiters object to austerity plan

April 1, 2014

One of many protesters outside federal bankruptcy court, Oct. 28.WW photo: Kris Hamel The city of Detroit bankruptcy case is being played out in a courtroom far removed from the real future of the city and the destiny of its workers, retirees and residents. Yes, the federal bankruptcy court is in [...]

March for $15 minimum wage takes place in Bay Area

April 1, 2014

March 27 protest.WW photo: Terri Kay Oakland, Calif. — Organized by UNITE HERE Local 2850, on March 27 several hundred East Bay hotel, restaurant and stadium workers marched for jobs, rights and power under the call of “The Town Hella Needs A Raise.” (“Hella” is a common slang [...]

San Francisco cops kill again

April 1, 2014

People demand justice for Alejandro Nieto The father of slain Alex Nieto, March 29.Photo: Daniel Arauz The San Francisco’s Mission District community was shocked and angered by the news of the killing of Alejandro (Alex) Nieto by the San Francisco police on March 21. Nieto, just 28 years old, had [...]

Behind right-wing gains in French election

April 1, 2014

The New York Times and Washington Post in the U.S. and the Guardian in England presented France’s local elections on March 30 as a breakthrough for the French far right, along with substantial gains for the center-right. But the real key to understanding developments in France is the record level [...]

Women march for justice

March 31, 2014

Women demand rights, March 26.WW photo: Liz Green Boston — Despite temperatures hovering around freezing and 50-mile-per-hour wind gusts, the Women’s Fightback Network commemorated International Working Women’s Month with a militant march and street rally on March 26. From a [...]

The enemy is at home

March 31, 2014

There is so much repetition of propaganda that Washington and the Pentagon represent the righteous, that some people manage to believe it despite the facts. Usually these are people trapped into hearing only one explanation of events. Or perhaps they are the 0.1 percent who actually benefit from [...]
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