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Washington’s Saudi ally bombs Yemen

April 3, 2015

March 30 — The Gulf Cooperation Council, under Saudi Arabia’s direction, announced on March 26 that it began bombing Ansurallah positions in Yemen. At the same time, the Egyptian regime, product of a July 2013 military coup that ousted a Muslim-Brotherhood-led elected government, has taken [...]

Where is Kenya’s Field Marshal Kimathi buried?

April 3, 2015

Field Marshal Kimathi ‘smonument in Nairobi. The British ruling class has lavished millions to rebury King Richard III, who was killed 530 years ago. Almost $3 million was spent on the tomb alone. (The Telegraph, March 22) Yet British colonialism still refuses to reveal where the body of Field [...]

Big business media criminalizes victims of police killings

April 2, 2015

St. Louis Rams pro-football players, know the truth behind the slogan, ‘Hands up, don’t shoot.’ It’s what the corporate media wants to stop. To further illustrate the widespread law-enforcement abuses in Ferguson, Mo., and throughout the United States, Jeffrey Williams, charged with the [...]

Women fight back against racist killer cops

April 2, 2015

Los AngelesWW photo: John Parker Los Angeles — Women leaders in the anti-police brutality struggle that reaches from Oakland, Calif., to New York City gathered at the Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice here on March 22 to discuss the growing movement against racist police terror and to [...]

Gov’t report reveals extent of police shootings

April 2, 2015

Brandon Tate-Brown The ink had barely dried on a U.S. Department of Justice report made public on March 23 citing excessive police shootings in Philadelphia when police shot and wounded a 24-year-old man as he ran from them on March 24. The DOJ’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services [...]

Gas explosion leaves two dead, 25 injured

April 2, 2015

WW photo: Johnnie Stevens New York — A little more than a year after a gas explosion in East Harlem left eight people dead, scores injured and two buildings demolished, a gas explosion on Second Avenue in the East Village, another Manhattan neighborhood a few miles away from East Harlem, left [...]

Philly 10 resist cops’ racism & vilification

April 1, 2015

‘Philly 10 hold press conference to combat cops’ racist propaganda.WW photo: Joseph Piette A police-led panel discussion in Philadelphia’s northeast area on March 19 quickly turned violent as officers brutally attacked and arrested 10 protesters affiliated with the Black Lives Matter [...]

Why U.S. rulers fear new investment bank

April 1, 2015

China and 21 Asian countries launch Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Britain, France, Italy and Germany have agreed to join China in establishing an Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. China has already announced it will put up $50 billion in initial capital. It is too early to say what role [...]

Detroit faces massive tax foreclosure crisis

March 31, 2015

Bulletin: A temporary moratorium on tax foreclosures until May 12 was announced on March 31, after a mass demonstration outside the Wayne County Treasurer’s office in downtown Detroit. A broad-based coalition of Detroit organizations is fighting for a moratorium on property tax foreclosures on [...]
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