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Only revolution can win our freedom

December 2, 2013

Talk given at WWP conference by Eva Panjwani. In preparing my remarks today on the revolutionary potential of my generation, especially Black and Brown young people, I want to first ask you all, brothers and ­sisters, 50 years after the March on Washington, are we free? Living in the age of [...]

Youth have ‘no future in this system’

December 2, 2013

Tachae DavisWW photo: Brenda Ryan Talk given at WWP conference by Tachae Davis. Youth today are suffering at the hands of imperialism. As a youth of color struggling to survive in Detroit, I am furious at the conditions in which people are forced to live. Detroit has always been under constant [...]

Communists oppose war, organize resistance and fight for revolution

December 2, 2013

Talk given at WWP conference by Caleb Maupin. I’m proud to know that, a generation ago, many of the people in this room weren’t blindly waving the flag and saying “my country right or wrong” as the government slaughtered thousands of innocent people in Vietnam. I’m even prouder that, [...]

A message for the brown kids

December 2, 2013

Q WidemanWW photo: Brenda Ryan This is for the brown kids. This is for the free and reduced breakfast club. This is for my loudmouth fistfighters. My under-the-covers-reading all-nighters. My late-shift-working in-class nappers. My back-of-the-classroom rappers. My mother-tongue-speaking [...]

Messages to Workers World Party Conference

December 2, 2013

Below is a small sample of the solidarity messages sent to the Workers World Party Conference. These reflect on international solidarity in the anti-imperialist movement. INDIA – Socialist Unity Centre of India Winds of change have started to blow over the United States and indeed over the whole [...]

‘Lamothe, Sean Penn don’t speak for us’

December 2, 2013

The Haiti Action Committee held a demonstration against Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and actor Sean Penn (named “Ambassador at Large for Haiti” by President Michel Martelly), who were guests at a Salesforce.com convention in San Francisco on Nov. 19. HAC spokesperson Pierre LaBossiere [...]

Thousands in Haiti Say: ‘Martelly Must Go!’

December 2, 2013

On Nov. 18, thousands of protesters came out into the streets throughout Haiti to say, “Down with Martelly!” They were commemorating the 210th anniversary of the battle of Vertières, when Jean-Jacques Dessalines led his forces to decisive victory in Haiti’s revolutionary war against its [...]

U.N. climate conference fails to agree to reduce pollution

December 2, 2013

More than 190 countries attended the 19th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, this one in Warsaw, Poland, which on Nov. 23 again ended without firm commitments to limit carbon dioxide emissions. Environmentalists condemned the event, declaring that the intransigence of the [...]

A new global revolutionary workers’ movement in the making

December 2, 2013

Larry HolmesWW photo: G. Dunkel There is a new workers’ movement developing. It’s bold and it has revolutionary potential from the point of view of politics and ideology. What we do, along with others, can make a difference for it. First, regarding USW 8751, we have to make sure that Veolia [...]

Charges filed in killing of Renisha McBride

December 2, 2013

Renisha McBride A Dearborn Heights, Mich., homeowner, Theodore P. Wafer, has been charged with second-degree murder in the Nov. 2 shooting death of Renisha McBride, a 19-year-old African-American woman who was recently employed by the Ford Motor Company. McBride had been in a traffic accident in [...]
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