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Protesters demanding justice for Yuvette Henderson shut down Home Depot

February 24, 2015

Protesters demand justice in police killing, Feb. 23.WW photo: Terri Kay Oakland, Calif. — Two police officers in Emeryville, Calif., a town located between Oakland and Berkeley, gunned down and killed Yuvette Henderson, a 38-year-old Black mother of two, in a parking lot on Feb. 3, over an [...]

Gobierno Bolivariano detiene intento de golpe

February 24, 2015

Desde que el Comandante Hugo Chávez llegó a la presidencia de Venezuela y se comenzó la Revolución Bolivariana, no ha habido un momento cuando la oposición, apoyada, y en gran medida dirigida por Estados Unidos, haya dejado de intentar derrocar al proceso revolucionario. Es una historia [...]

5.000 obreros petroleros en huelga

February 24, 2015

Toledo, Ohio – Desde el 1º de febrero, miles de trabajadores petroleros alrededor del país – miembros del sindicato United Steelworkers [USW por las siglas en inglés] – han estado en huelga a causa de prácticas laborales injustas. Esta es una huelga grande que involucra a 5.000 [...]

Activists ramp up struggle to stop execution of Rodney Reed in Texas

February 23, 2015

Rodney Reed Bulletin: On Feb. 23, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued a stay of execution for Rodney Reed in response to his attorneys’ motion, pending a further court order.   Jim Crow justice: These three words describe why Rodney Reed, an African-American man, has been on Texas’ [...]

Walmart gives up a little — workers fight for more

February 23, 2015

WW photo: G. Dunkel Walmart is the largest private employer in the United States, hiring around 1 percent of all U.S. workers.  Its announcement that it will raise what it pays to 500,000 workers to at least $9 an hour in April and $10 an hour next year has had a major impact. And of course, the [...]

Moscow march against fascism in Ukraine

February 23, 2015

Moscow, Feb. 21 — Today marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S.-backed fascist coup in Ukraine. An important anti-fascist march, 100,000-strong, took place in central Moscow, with various shades of Russian political forces taking part. The front banner reads, “One Year Since Maidan: We [...]

Thousands at annual NC rights march

February 23, 2015

Thousands gathered in downtown Raleigh, N.C., on Feb. 14 for the annual “Historic Thousands on Jones Street” march. “HKonJ” is a coalition of over 100 civil rights, faith and labor groups fighting for legislative reform in North Carolina. North Carolina NAACP President William Barber III [...]
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