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Articles by Caleb T. Maupin

Attacks on Yemen intensify after medical volunteers turned away

June 1, 2015

Caleb Maupin aboard the Iran Shahed Rescue Ship. This report is one of several eyewitness accounts provided by International Action Center and FIST (Fight Imperialism, Stand Together) youth activist Caleb Maupin, who took part in a humanitarian aid mission to Yemen in May. Tehran, May 29 — [...]

Rescue Ship to Yemen forced to dock in Djibouti

May 26, 2015

Djibouti, on the Red Sea Caleb Maupin about to board ship with humanitarian aid bound for Yemen. May 23 — From the port of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, it is with great sadness and burning outrage that I announce that the voyage of the Iran Shahed Rescue Ship has ended. We will not reach [...]

‘Why I’m aboard the Rescue Ship to Yemen’

May 12, 2015

In the Persian Gulf Caleb Maupin about to board ship with humanitarian aid bound for Yemen. May 12 — I am a radical journalist and political analyst as well as an anti-war activist working with the International Action Center, Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST) and the United National [...]

Low wages, police terror, and the need for revolution

January 6, 2015

Based on remarks at a joint forum of Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST) and Workers World Party in New York City on Jan. 3. We have heard a lot about the disaster that is unfolding before us. The rise of police repression and brutality — with millions of people locked up and the police [...]

Fighting imperialism, come hell and high water

November 29, 2014

Caleb T. MaupinWW photo: G. Dunkel Excerpted from remarks by Caleb Maupin at the Workers World Party 2014 National Conference in New York City, Nov. 15-16. What’s the difference between a socialist and a communist? This question comes up as we spread the revolutionary message among our class. [...]

Scottish independence and the struggle against austerity

September 23, 2014

Excerpts from a talk given by Caleb Maupin at a Workers World Forum in New York on Sept. 19. Until recent weeks the question of Scottish independence from the so-called United Kingdom seemed an abstract question. It was something that did not seem relevant in the ongoing struggle. A number of [...]

Racist horrors at Rikers Island

August 13, 2014

New York City’s Correctional Facility at Rikers Island is at the center of a growing scandal. The number of reported incidents of extreme cruelty and wrongful death are beginning to add up. A recently released document from the city’s independent Department of Investigation has added fuel to [...]

Occupy activist exposes Riker’s Island

July 10, 2014

New York — Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan was released from the Riker’s Island Correctional Facility on July 2. McMillan had been sentenced to 90 days in jail this spring after being convicted of assaulting Grantley Bovell, a New York Police Department officer. McMillan and her [...]

Syria election observers at UN: Elections ‘big defeat’ for U.S.

June 24, 2014

An official United Nations press conference featuring five U.S. observers of the June 3 Syrian presidential elections was held on June 18. The briefing, held at the U.N. headquarters here, featured Joe Iosbaker of the Anti-war Committee — Chicago; Paul Larudee of the Syria Solidarity Movement; [...]
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