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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. [...]

Anti-eviction campaign uses web, direct action

March 16, 2015

Brooklyn, N.Y. — Residents of the Fort Greene, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Clinton Hill neighborhoods of Brooklyn are facing a crisis of gentrification. On Feb.22, organizers with “Before It’s Gone, Take it Back: Documenting Brooklyn, Fighting Gentrification” (B4G) met with 60 residents of [...]

U.S. war moves in Ukraine: Watch what they do, not what they say

March 16, 2015

As activists, students and workers gather in Washington, D.C., for the “Spring Rising” anti-war mobilization March 18-21, many are probably unaware that 300 U.S. troops arrived in Ukraine this month, with another 300 expected to join them shortly. The U.S. soldiers are stationed at the Yavoriv [...]

On the picket line

March 16, 2015

Support ‘Seating Workers United’ in Selma, Ala. During the 50th anniversary of the heroic Selma-to-Montgomery, Ala., march on March 8, a current struggle of workers came to light there. The mostly African-American women workers at the Lear Corp. in Selma make foam car seats for multinational [...]
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