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Why the April 2 People’s Tribunal is timely

March 31, 2015

The opening session of the “People’s Tribunal on Police Violence and Structural Racism” scheduled for April 2 at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, N.Y., could not have come at a better time. A project of the Peoples Power Assemblies, the tribunal is being organized because “The cases of [...]

Transgender warrior Leslie Feinberg united all struggles for liberation

March 31, 2015

Some of participants at memorial for Transgender warrior Leslie Feinberg leading the singing of the Internationale at SEIU building in New York City, March 28.WW photo: Brenda Ryan Workers World Party commemorated and celebrated the life and contributions of our beloved comrade, Leslie Feinberg, [...]

Asociación psicológica estadounidense conspira en tortura

March 31, 2015

Un informe presentado por el Comité Selecto del Senado sobre Inteligencia acerca del uso de tortura por la CIA en Guantánamo y en otros lugares afirma que gran parte de las torturas fueron supervisadas e inspiradas por psicólogos. La Asociación Americana de Psicología respondió a este informe [...]

Evento en NY marca 70 años federación mundial de mujeres

March 31, 2015

Nueva York El llamado a la solidaridad internacional en la lucha por la igualdad y la justicia para las mujeres fue fuerte y claro el 17 de marzo cuando representantes de la Federación Democrática Internacional de Mujeres celebró su reunión anual en el Centro de Iglesia de las Naciones Unidas [...]

Mumia Abu Jamal is hospitalized with no visitation or contact

March 30, 2015

Mumia Abu-Jamal The following is a March 30 press release from the Philadelphia International Action Center, which works with MOVE, the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home and others to free Mumia Abu-Jamal. The contact for the release is Betsey Piette, 610-348-8017. At 1 p.m. EDT today, political [...]

Killer of Dontre Hamilton stays fired

March 30, 2015

August 2014, Milwaukee protest in solidarity with the Ferguson, Mo., rebellion and demanding justice for Dontre Hamilton.Photo: Joe Brusky As a result of mass people’s resistance led by the Hamilton family, Christopher Manney, the cop who shot and killed Dontre Hamilton, will not get his job [...]

Bosses get $243 billion subsidy for paying low wages

March 30, 2015

Workers want bosses to pay them a living wage. Protest in Baltimore, May 2014.WW photo: Sharon Black The capitalist class has found more and more ways to pay tens of millions of workers below-subsistence wages by shifting what should be the cost of wages onto government at various levels. This [...]

At UAW convention, autoworkers show they want equal pay for equal work

March 30, 2015

This year, the United Auto Workers union will negotiate new contracts with auto and truck manufacturers General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, as well as with tractor and farm equipment maker John Deere, and other major corporations. On March 24 and 25, the union held its “Special Bargaining [...]

Instability in Libya and Tunisia caused by U.S., NATO

March 30, 2015

Just two days before the 59th anniversary of Tunisia’s national independence from France in 1956, gunmen took over the Bardo Museum in Tunis, a major tourist destination. The resulting police response led to the deaths of 24 people, 20 of them foreign nationals from Poland, Germany, Spain, Italy [...]

Fighting for $15 minimum wage in the South

March 30, 2015

Atlanta, March 21. Atlanta — With fists pumping in the air, some 500 low-wage workers from across the South filled the sanctuary of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church here with a resounding chant on March 21 to open a one-day mobilizing conference. “I believe that we will win” was the [...]
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