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The power of people’s war and global anti-imperialist solidarity

April 23, 2015

April 30, 1975: Guerrilla Nguyen Trung Kien guides the libreation army to attack the Presidential Palace. It took 30 years of hard fighting, but the last weeks were like a blur. First a lightning assault in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. Then rapid attacks on the coastal cities of Hue and Danang. [...]

Slowdown, unemployment plague world capitalism

April 23, 2015

The finance ministers of the largest capitalist economies exuded gloom and pessimism at the recent Washington meeting of the G-20. “Six years after tackling the global financial crisis, the world’s top economic policy makers are struggling to exit crisis-management mode and lift growth out of a [...]

‘Colombian peace process must go forward’

April 23, 2015

Several members of U.S. delegation with FARC representatives.WW photo: Berta Joubert-Ceci Below is a statement issued on April 20 by a fact-finding delegation that traveled to Cuba to assess the peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP. International Action Center [...]

Justice for Freddie Grey! Baltimore FIST says No to police terror!

April 22, 2015

Hundreds protest on April 21 in the neighborhood where Freddie Grey was killed by police.WW photo: Colleen Davidson The following statement on the police killing of Freddie Grey was issued April 21 by Baltimore FIST — Fight Imperialism, Stand Together — a revolutionary youth group [...]

Prison profiteers drive detention of immigrants

April 22, 2015

CCA-run Idaho Correctional Center, located in Boise, Idaho. The U.S. prison system is more and more becoming a profit center for big private corporations. The detention of undocumented immigrants fleeing persecution has become a special source of “profit from misery.” A new study from [...]

How NBC lied to promote regime change

April 22, 2015

Richard Engel, professional liar at NBC. When artist Frederic Remington cabled back to his publisher from Cuba in 1897 that “There will be no war,” media mogul William Randolph Hearst cabled back: “You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war.” (Time, Oct. 27, 1947). Hearst, along [...]

Terror campaign targets opposition as U.S. troops arrive in Ukraine

April 22, 2015

April 20 — In just four days in mid-April, three well-known critics of the U.S.-backed Ukrainian junta were murdered in the capital city Kiev. These deaths followed more than a dozen other suspicious deaths and alleged suicides of regime opponents. The three killed were former parliamentary [...]

‘Fight for $15’ tells bosses to raise wages

April 22, 2015

BaltimorePhoto: Bill Hughes Low-wage workers in the tens of thousands, in 263 cities and towns, went on strike from coast to coast on April 15 for $15 an hour and union representation without retaliation. It signaled a growing escalation in the workers’ struggle in the U.S. Joined by protests in [...]
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