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Ecuador debate Ley de Herencias

June 23, 2015

Una vez más la derecha nacional con apoyo internacional arremete contra otro país latinoamericano que busca, como muchos otros en la región, un cambio en beneficio de las masas más excluidas. Esta vez le ha tocado al Ecuador. Antes de que el presidente ecuatoriano Rafael Correa saliera rumbo a [...]

Another Black youth lost to racism

June 21, 2015

Kalief Browder Another mother has lost her child to the racist, brutal prison system. Kalief Browder, an African American who was only 22 years old, committed suicide on June 6, after having spent more than three years in jail at Rikers Island in New York City. He hung himself with an air [...]

Actions confront cops for man’s death

June 21, 2015

Protesters take streets demanding justice, June 12.WW photo: Terri Kay Oakland, Calif. — Over 500 people came out to the Lakeshore Shopping District here on June 12 to angrily mourn the loss of yet another young Black man at the hands of the Oakland Police Department. The vigil, called by [...]

Victories against killer cops

June 21, 2015

After acquittal of protesters, June 10.WW photo: Joseph Piette In the struggle against racist police brutality, winning the smallest victories from the state has taken monumental struggle. On June 9-10, those who have been struggling against killer cops in Philadelphia gained two small, yet [...]

Michigan law says ‘OK’ to bigotry

June 21, 2015

Michigan protest Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on June 11 signed into law House bills 4188, 4189 and 4190, which combined give “faith-based” child placement agencies a license to blatantly discriminate. These agencies, which receive state funding, no longer have to provide services when there are [...]

Black Lives Matter statement at Boston Pride

June 21, 2015

Boston marchers, June 13.WW photo: Stevan Kirschbaum We demand fair and equitable Pride fees. It is an outrage that community organizations and nonprofits, serving the most vulnerable of our LGBTQ community, cannot afford to march. We demand a higher corporate rate that covers the expense and fees [...]

Book review: ‘Out in the Union’

June 21, 2015

“Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America,” by Miriam Frank, Temple University Press, 2014 The importance of “Out in the Union” is clear from the first page. Here is a book devoted solely to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer labor history, a contribution that is long [...]

Leftist party gains in Turkey elections

June 21, 2015

The June 7 national parliamentary elections in Turkey resulted in both a leap forward for a coalition of leftist and pro-Kurdish forces, called the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), and a setback for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. This is a [...]

African Union overshadowed by attacks on Sudan

June 21, 2015

A concerted campaign to disrupt the African Union Summit held June 7-15 in the Republic of South Africa used charges by the International Criminal Court against standing Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who was recently re-elected by a wide margin in the oil-rich north central African [...]

No to repression against journalists in Ukraine!

June 21, 2015

Ruslan Kotsaba and Artyom Buzila. Workers World is publishing this appeal from the Ukrainian Marxist organization Union Borotba (Struggle). It was translated by WW contributing editor Greg Butterfield. Appeal to journalists and writers of the world Following the right-wing coup d’état in [...]
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