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‘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 [...]

Thousands protest police terror

April 21, 2015

Madison, Wis.Photo: Freedom Inc. Events were held around the country on April 14 to protest police terror  under the theme of “Shut it down.” The militant actions, involving many youth activists and organizers, were violently repressed by the police in many areas. Among the cities where [...]

Day of Solidarity with Venezuela blasts U.S. threats

April 21, 2015

Marchers in New York join millions who reject U.S. sanctions on Venezuela.WW photo: Brenda Ryan New York — Shouting, “Venezuela is not a threat! Repeal the decree now!” activists rallied in Times Square on April 15 to demand that President Barack Obama keep U.S. hands off the Bolivarian [...]
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