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Ferguson community resists police terror

March 18, 2015

Standing firm against police brutality in Ferguson, Mo., on March 13, less than 24 hours after two cops were allegedly shot, The police occupation of the Black community of Ferguson, Mo., is just as intense now as it was in the aftermath of the murder of Michael Brown last August. The Ferguson [...]

What’s behind the Likud-Republican alliance

March 18, 2015

The world is awash in oil and gas. Prices are plummeting. The Keystone XL pipeline is dead. Dreams of trillion-dollar returns on investments in fracking and tar sands are fading away. Oil tycoon Harry Hamm of Continental Resources lost $9.6 billion in six months. Schlumberger, the biggest oilfield [...]

Slowing world capitalist economy puts workers in danger

March 17, 2015

The big business media have been crowing recently about the fall in the prices of crude oil and gasoline. They promote the idea that this will help workers and play a part in reviving the economy. Big business economists, on the other hand, are buzzing with concern that the fall in crude oil prices [...]

Oklahoma University and society racism

March 17, 2015

Oklahoma University football team hold protest against SAE racist tape, March 12. When a vile, racist video by members of the Oklahoma University chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity was put online, strong demonstrations by students, teachers, community members and even the school [...]

On March 8 worldwide, women resist all forms of oppression

March 17, 2015

Manila, Philippines, March 8. Struggle. Solidarity. Capitalist governments omit those words in their glossy, superficial receptions on International Women’s Day, March 8. However, those words convey the very essence of this important day for working and oppressed women worldwide. International [...]

Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh to appeal unjust conviction

March 17, 2015

Supporters pack court in defense of community leader Rasmea Odeh thanks supporters at court house, March 12. WW photo: Abayomi Azikiwe Federal Judge Gershwin Drain sentenced Palestinian American activist and community leader Rasmea Odeh to 18 months in prison, revoking her citizenship and imposing [...]

Rasmea Odeh’s International Working Women’s Day message

March 17, 2015

Rasmea Odeh Excerpts from a statement issued on March 8, four days before Odeh’s conviction in Detroit.   I’m so grateful for the support, care, and endless love you have shown me, and for so much of the time and effort you have dedicated to the case since my arrest in October 2013. Your [...]

Will big companies make billions off a warmer Arctic?

March 17, 2015

Anchorage, Alaska — Summer temperatures in Alaska have increased by 5 degrees Fahrenheit in the past 30 years, while median winter temperatures have gone up by 10 degrees. Southeast Alaska, during this past January and February, was consistently 8 to 10 degrees warmer than the northeast [...]

Four years of Syrian resistance to imperialist takeover

March 17, 2015

By Sara Flounders and Lamont Lilly U.S. efforts to overturn the government of Syria have now extended into a fifth year. It is increasingly clear that thousands of predictions reported in the corporate media by Western politicians, think tanks, diplomats and generals of a quick overturn and easy [...]

April 19: Massive call for day of solidarity with Venezuela

March 17, 2015

In Mexico City, Venezuelan and Mexican participants in “The Parties and a New Society” seminar with Berta Joubert-Ceci, center and John Catalinotto, right. Mexico City — A broad spectrum of political parties meeting in Mexico City called for solidarity actions with Venezuela against U.S. [...]
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