Hong Kong protests: Why imperialists support ‘democracy’ movement

By October 7, 2014

Demonstrations in Hong Kong, China, raising demands on the procedures to be followed in city elections in 2017, have become an international issue and a source of political confusion. The protests, called Occupy Central, have received enormous and very favorable U.S. media coverage. Every news report describes with great enthusiasm the occupation of central business [...]

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Pueblo venezolano sigue defendiendo su revolución

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Venezuela se encuentra en medio de la difícil tarea de construir la ruta hacia el socialismo. Como todo proceso viviente, no es uno linear, sino con avances y retrocesos, con errores y rectificaciones, siendo lo principal el continuo esfuerzo del pueblo en propulsar la construcción de un sistema justo que por una vez y por [...]

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Bombardeo EUA en Siria abre nueva guerra en Medio Oriente

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La máquina militar estadounidense ha abierto una nueva campaña de bombardeos, y ahora dentro de los límites de un estado soberano, Siria, sin invitación del gobierno de Damasco. Cada escalada solidifica la nueva guerra de EUA contra los pueblos de esa región. Estados Unidos está bombardeando bajo la cubierta de lo que el presidente Barack [...]

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Stop the U.S. blockade of Cuba now!

By October 5, 2014
They will return: a billboard in Cuba honors the Cuban Five.

U.S. imperialism remains unflinching in its campaign to crush the Cuban ­Revolution. In 2004, then Illinois state Sen. Barack Obama said that he supported an end to the economic blockade in Cuba. Yet on Sept. 5, 2014, President Obama signed the annual memorandum that continues the U.S. blockade against Cuba under the infamous “Trading With [...]

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On the picket line

By October 4, 2014

Nurses stage die-in to demand Ebola readiness in U.S. About 1,000 members of National Nurses United staged a die-in during their conference in Las Vegas on Sept. 24. They protested the lack of readiness in this country to confront the Ebola epidemic sweeping West Africa. Marching through the Planet Hollywood casino, they moved on to [...]

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PSC members demand raise and contract

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PSC members demand raise and contract

The Professional Staff Congress represents 25,000 faculty and staff at the City University of New York, who educate 270,000 students. Union members have had neither a contract nor a raise for the past four years. Led by PSC President Barbara Bowen, 100 or so members went inside the Board of Trustees meeting at Baruch College’s [...]

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Laundry workers celebrate third anniversary

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Laundry workers celebrate third anniversary

It was a warm and classy – in all senses of the word – event to celebrate the Laundry Workers Center’s third anniversary on Sept. 27. The LWC addresses the need for community-based leadership development geared toward improving the living and working conditions of workers, as well as their families. Its work aims to combat [...]

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Postal workers, supporters protest cuts

By October 3, 2014
WW photo: Johnnie Stevens

Members of the New York Metro and Mid-Hudson areas of the American Postal Workers Union, the National Postal Mail Handlers Union and community organizations, including Community Labor United for Postal Jobs and Services, participated in a day of action here on Sept. 9, holding a militant picket line and rally in front of the Westchester [...]

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Capitalism, greed and DNA

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When some 5,000 people — mainly CEOs and other executives — gather at New York’s Radio City Music Hall for the World Business Forum on Oct. 7-8, they’ll shell out between $2,700 and $3,000 for a ticket. Do the math and you’ll see the gate will take in almost $15 million for the two-day event. [...]

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Durham, N.C.: ‘Black lives matter’

By October 2, 2014

A diverse audience participated in a film screening and discussion entitled “From Ferguson to Durham: Black Lives Matter” at the Hayti Center in Durham, N.C., on Sept. 28, sponsored by the Workers World Party Durham branch and the group Black Is. The event included a lively discussion led by Workers World Party leader Monica Moorehead [...]

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