Around the world, people stand with Gaza against Israeli massacres

By July 15, 2014
Nicaragua

July 15 — People from all around the world and some governments have rallied to the side of the Palestinian people in Gaza, who are under relentless attack from the U.S.-armed Israeli state. Here is a small sample of what has been taking place worldwide. (Also see report on Africa on page 10.) From Venezuela, [...]

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South Africans denounce Israel’s siege of Gaza

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Pretoria, South Africa

July 14 — There is worldwide opposition to Israeli Defense Force attacks against the Palestinians in Gaza and other regions in the occupied state. “Operation Protective Edge,” an aerial and ground incursion, has killed nearly 200 Palestinians and injured hundreds more. Gaza’s Deputy Health Minister Dr. Yousef Abu Reesh reported at a July 14 press conference [...]

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Boston school bus drivers’ union puts Veolia on trial for Solidarity Day IV

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Stevan Kirschbaum speaks to USW 8751 members and supporters following his arraignment, July 14.Photo: Howard Rotman

On July 14, over 150 school bus drivers, elected officials, community supporters and political allies occupied the steps and chambers of the Dorchester District Court in Dorchester, Massachusetts to demand the dismissal of the outrageous frame-up charges against United Steelworkers Local 8751 founder and Chair of the Grievance Committee Stevan Kirschbaum. The Boston police stated [...]

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Líderes de República Popular de Donetsk refuerzan defensas

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7 de julio — En la noche del 4 de julio, la milicia de la República Popular Donetsk (RPD) se retiró de las ciudades asediadas de Slavyansk y Kramatorsk. Las fuerzas voluntarias de autodefensa se retiraron ordenadamente hacia el sur, donde tomaron posiciones dentro y alrededor de la ciudad capital regional de Donetsk. La decisión [...]

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¡Libertad para Imán Jamil Al-Amin!

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Editorial  8 de julio de 2014 El Partido Workers World/Mundo Obrero, sin vacilación exige, junto a muchas/os otros, la libertad que desde hace mucho tiempo se le debe a  Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (antes conocido como H. Rap Brown), quien se encuentra actualmente en la Penitenciaría Federal, Facilidad Administrativa Máxima en Florence, Colorado. Conocida como ADX, [...]

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Defying racists, group welcomes refugees

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When some young Houston activists discovered that a racist, anti-immigrant group called Stop the Magnet was going to be on a pedestrian bridge over a busy freeway again, the Women and Children Welcoming Committee was formed. We showed up at 6 a.m. the next day, one hour before they were to appear, and took up the best [...]

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Widespread solidarity with Gaza shown across U.S.

By July 14, 2014
New York

July 14 — As the Israeli bombing assault murdered what is now approaching 200 people in Gaza, about three-quarters of them civilians according to United Nations estimates, and with the Israeli army poised for a land invasion, people in solidarity with Palestine and against the Israeli war held demonstrations across the United States from Boston to [...]

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Urgent call from Gaza

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We use our editorial space this week to reprint portions of a June 12 “Urgent call from Gaza civil society,” signed by 17 organizations representing Palestinian women, students, teachers and unions. We Palestinians trapped inside the bloodied and besieged Gaza Strip call on conscientious people all over the world to act, protest and intensify the [...]

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Long after explosion, East Harlem tenants fight on

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New York, July 8 — More than four months after the gas explosion in East Harlem, tenants are still suffering from the disaster.  The blowup affected more homes than just those in the two buildings that were completely demolished by it. “A lot of people think that only those living in the two buildings destroyed [...]

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Lac-Mégantic blast victims remembered

By July 13, 2014

Three hundred people gathered July 6 at the Ezra Prentice Basketball Court in South Albany, N.Y., a poor, predominantly Black neighborhood. They came to mark the one-year anniversary of the explosion and fire that killed 47 people in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. That explosion was from a trainload of DOT-111 oil tanker cars carrying thousands of gallons [...]

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