Los Angeles Assembly pushes $15 minimum wage ballot initiative

By July 23, 2014
Larry Holmes at the podium.WW photo: Bob McCubbin

A Workers’ Assembly on July 19 in Los Angeles drew more than 100 excited people, mostly low-wage workers and their supporters, who were eager to sign up and become part of a campaign to put an initiative on the ballot for a $15 minimum wage that would take effect immediately. John Parker, a board member [...]

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Pride marchers in San Diego, Calif., call for global solidarity

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The yearly San Diego Pride Parade is southern California’s largest Pride event. This year, held on July 19, it was infiltrated by radical queers of all stripes calling for solidarity with Central American children, Palestinians, workers, incarcerated trans people, including — at the top of the list — Chelsea Manning. Manning, the WikiLeaks whistleblower, is [...]

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¡Apoyemos a Gaza!

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Cuando la opresión hace de la vida un infierno para quienes la sufren, no puede haber ningún fin a su resistencia, cueste lo que cueste. Esto es lo que el estado colonizador israelita y sus promotores imperialistas, especialmente la clase dominante de EUA, no tomaron en cuenta al tratar de apalear y oprimir al pueblo [...]

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Desafiando racistas, grupo da bienvenida a refugiadas/os

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Cuando jóvenes activistas de Houston descubrieron que un grupo racista anti-inmigrante llamado Alto al Imán iba a estar de nuevo en un puente peatonal sobre una autopista de mucho tráfico, formaron el Comité de Bienvenida de Mujeres y Niñas/os. Llegamos a las 6 am del día siguiente, una hora antes de que aparecieran ellas/os, y [...]

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Tribunal de Quiebras aborda cortes de agua en Detroit

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Por la Oficina WW/MO Detroit El espectáculo de circo del Tribunal de Quiebras de Estados Unidos en el proceso de bancarrota municipal de Detroit tomó un giro inesperado el 15 de julio cuando la activista de la Coalición ¡Moratoria Ahora! (CMA) Kris Hamel, quien también es una de las editoras de WW/MO, le dijo al [...]

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We are all Gaza

By July 22, 2014

U.S. provides, weapons, diplomatic cover for Israeli ethnic cleansing in Gaza July 22 — Israel’s horrific assault on the people of Gaza is in its 14th day. Just today, Tel Aviv used its U.S.-supplied arsenal to hit five mosques and a hospital intensive care unit in Deir al-Balah, killing at least five people, including doctors, [...]

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U.S. protests in solidarity with people of Gaza

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New York City

As people of conscience around the world condemn the genocidal Israeli invasion of Gaza, protesters inside the U.S. are among those raising their voices for an immediate end to the Zionist war offensive. Many are well aware of — and angry about — the fact that U.S. taxpayer dollars fund Israel’s weapons of mass destruction [...]

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Worldwide solidarity with Gaza

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Jakarta, Indonesia

Often the corporate media use the term “international community” to give weight to an opinion that is really the opinion of a handful of imperialist heads of state — from the U.S., its major NATO allies and Japan. Since the Israeli assault on Gaza began, the real international community is coming out into the streets, [...]

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France: Thousands defy ban on pro-Palestinian protests

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In the Paris suburb of Sarcelles.

According to the French newspaper Le Monde, on July 19 between 6,000 and 8,000 people showed up at a banned demonstration in Paris to support the Palestinian resistance in Gaza. Their main slogan was “Israel is an assassin, [French President] Hollande is an accomplice.” (Reuters, July 19)  Demonstrations, likewise officially banned, also took place in [...]

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Senate hearing airs pro/con views about abortion

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The Senate Judiciary Committee convened a hearing July 15 about the Women’s Health Protection Act. The law is needed to stop states from implementing laws claiming to protect women’s health and safety, but which limit access to legal, safe abortion and drive women’s health care providers out of business. This is the first federal legislation [...]

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