No a la guerra de EE.UU. contra Siria

By September 3, 2013

Agosto 27— Sin presentar siquiera una pizca de pruebas sobre las acusaciones de Washington de que Siria ha utilizado gas venenoso, el secretario de estado John Kerry ha anunciado que es inminente un ataque con cohetes contra el estado soberano de Siria desde cuatro destructores estadounidenses en el Mediterráneo Oriental. Cada destructor lleva 90 misiles [...]

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Jubilados/as de Detroit luchan contra robo de pensiones

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Por La Oficina de Redacción WW/MO de Detroit El 19 de agosto, la concurrencia más grande hasta la fecha protestó el procedimiento de quiebra de Detroit. Más de 200 jubilados/as y sus simpatizantes protestaron por horas fuera del edificio de la Corte Federal mientras adentro se presentaban mociones al juez federal de quiebras Steven Rhodes. [...]

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In the Bush tradition, Obama lies to push war on Syria

By August 31, 2013

Aug. 31 — Barack Obama’s speech today, delivered from the White House Rose Garden, was aimed at winning the acquiescence of the war-weary and austerity-clobbered people in the United States for an illegal, aggressive and highly dangerous assault on the sovereign nation of Syria. Obama may not be George W. Bush, but he occupies the [...]

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Philadelphia protesters fight for public schools’ future

By August 29, 2013
Youths join teachers to demand better schools.Photo: Philadelphia Federation of Teachers

Despite thunder and rain on Aug. 22, a flood of red T-shirt-wearing protesters overtook Philadelphia’s Comcast Center, home to the world’s 49th largest corporation and majority-owner of NBCUniversal. Nearly 3,000 city teachers, members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, supported by hundreds of students, parents and community members, descended on the corporate home of Philadelphia’s [...]

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Detroit retirees fight pension theft

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Chicago unionists join Detroit activists to protest the banks.WW photo: Abayomi Azikiwe

On Aug.19, the largest turnout yet protested Detroit’s bankruptcy proceedings. More than 200 retirees and their supporters protested outside the federal courthouse for hours while motions were being presented inside to Federal Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Union—Council 25 called the demonstration and the rank-and-file group, Stop Theft [...]

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War and fracking protested in Buffalo, N.Y.

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A big, noisy demonstration met President Barack Obama when he visited the Buffalo, N.Y., campus of the State University of New York on Aug. 22. The crowd showed opposition to Obama’s stand on fracking, the Keystone XL pipeline and U.S. intervention in the Middle East and North Africa — and called for an end to [...]

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Workers’ strikes span Africa

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While developments in Egypt in the aftermath of the military coup and massacres of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have dominated the Western media, recent strikes have erupted there and elsewhere on the African continent. Egyptian workers at Suez Steel have battled their bosses since July 23. The work stoppage prompted military forces to arrest union leaders [...]

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50th anniversary rally renews call for jobs and freedom

By August 28, 2013

Tens of thousands of people from all over the country traveled to Washington, D.C., Aug. 24 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. A myriad of movements, organizations and causes were represented [...]

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What workers need to know about Korea

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WWP delegation, Deirdre Griswold, Larry Holmes, Elena Gilbert, at the Workers’ Party of Korea monument.

Larry Holmes, Workers World Party’s first secretary, led a three-person, party delegation to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the end of July. The DPRK was celebrating the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. This is an abridged version of a report he gave to WWP’s New York branch on Aug. [...]

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¡Alto a la agresión EE.UU. contra Siria!

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Antes de hablar de alguno de los detalles de la última gran mentira, WW-Mundo Obrero denuncia cualquier ataque aéreo o con misiles contra Siria como un crimen de guerra internacional. Hacemos un llamado a todas las fuerzas contra la guerra en los Estados Unidos para hacer frente y decir “no” a este acto de agresión. [...]

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