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Mothers’ march for justice at Baltimore hospital

May 14, 2014

‘Mothers March 4 Justice’ on May 10 at Johns Hopkins Hospital.WW photo: Sharon Black Thousands of Johns Hopkins Hospital workers and their supporters gathered in Baltimore’s downtown and staged a Mother’s March and Rally for Justice on May 10 to protest poverty wages. Service Employees 1199 [...]

ANC big winner in South Africa elections

May 14, 2014

Despite worker unrest Twenty years after Freedom Day in 1994, the African National Congress won overwhelmingly in South Africa’s fifth national democratic elections held on May 7. The ANC, which has dominated South African politics for decades, even before coming to power in the first nonracial [...]

Ejecución en Oklahoma expone pena de muerte: Cruel, pero usual

May 14, 2014

El ataque cardíaco que mató al preso condenado a muerte Clayton Lockett el 29 de abril, después de que el estado de Oklahoma intentara ejecutarlo, ha expuesto la pena de muerte al mundo en lo que se ha convertido: un experimento en vivo sobre la forma de matar a la gente, mientras lo hace [...]

Stand with fast food workers

May 13, 2014

We are devoting our editorial space this week to a statement by Workers World Party. Workers World Party stands in steadfast solidarity with the May 15 global fast food workers protest. We strongly urge all forces in the political movement to speak, write and especially act in similar solidarity. [...]

U.S. hands off Nigeria!

May 13, 2014

As anger grows over abductions May 12 — A video purportedly released today by the armed Boko Haram sect based in northeast Nigeria shows what are said to be schoolgirls held for a month by the group. The group’s leader says that the young women could be released in exchange for members of Boko [...]

Actions called May 9-26 to demand no U.S. war over Ukraine

May 12, 2014

The United National Anti-war Coalition has called for emergency demonstrations in the U.S. against a new war over Ukraine and for U.S./NATO forces to get out and stay out of the region. The following is the text of the call and a list in formation of the endorsing national and international [...]

Philadelphia protest demands U.S. out of Ukraine

May 12, 2014

Demonstrators in Philadelphia on May 9 handed out hundreds of fliers  and spoke out on a sound system explaining to passersby why they should oppose any U.S. interference in Ukraine.  The 90-minute rally was co-sponsored by the International Action Center, Philly Against War and the Philadelphia [...]

Victor Toro can stay in U.S., but with no ID

May 10, 2014

Victor Toro at May Day rally, Union Square, NYC.WW photo: G. Dunkel At an April 30 immigration hearing in New York for Chilean activist Victor Toro, the U.S. government changed its stance and stopped trying to show that Toro was a “terrorist,” but at the same time refused to honor his appeal [...]
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