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Ebola, Cuba and capitalism

By October 22, 2014

It is impossible to ignore that the capitalist for-profit system is the greatest obstacle in the effort to control the Ebola epidemic. Capitalism has sown abject poverty and malnutrition, dismantled existing public health systems, crushed human solidarity, based the development of vaccines and cures on their profit margin and weakened human ability to survive diseases. […]

 

War weary

By October 19, 2014

Senator John McCain, the militarist spokesperson for the Republican opposition to President Barack Obama, had this terse comment on the president’s war on the Islamic State: “They’re winning, and we’re not,” McCain told CNN on Oct. 12 and called for ground troops. Joint Chiefs Chair Gen. Patrick Dempsey, who had already left the door open […]

 

Biden tells truth, apologizes

By October 9, 2014

It is rare that a U.S. politician reveals any important fact. It is especially rare to reveal one that exposes U.S. propaganda when it is being used to justify a new war of aggression. Vice President Joe Biden opened his mouth last week, let out some facts, and almost immediately had to apologize. In a […]

 

A salute to immigrants & the Solidarity Caravan!

By October 8, 2014

A grim new project near the Texas- Mexico border sheds light on the horrors of Washington’s immigration policy. Students are exhuming remains from mass graves of unknown individuals who have perished over the last decade crossing the border on foot. Most died simply for lack of water. The students hope to eventually be able to […]

 

Free Sundiata Acoli!

By September 30, 2014
Sundiata Acoli

Political prisoner Sundiata Acoli, aka Clark Edward Squire, is scheduled to be released on parole after spending more than 40 years in a New Jersey maximum security prison. A New Jersey state appeals court explained in a 28-page ruling on Sept. 29 that the state parole board had dismissed evidence favorable to Acoli and given […]

 

El sexismo y el juego de la culpa

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Editorial Workers World-Mundo Obrero 23 de septiembre de 2014 Recientes revelaciones sobre atletas y el abuso doméstico implica que estos horribles actos son particulares de la cultura del deporte en Estados Unidos. Esto no es así. Este fenómeno se debe a la opresión de la mujer en la sociedad de clases, que coexiste con el […]

 

Against climate change? Fight for system change!

By September 18, 2014

The largest demonstration against climate change ever will take place in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21. This important action deserves the support of all employed and unemployed workers and certainly of all who consider themselves revolutionaries. Climate change is such a dire issue for the worldwide working class that it merits a massive […]

 

¿Guerra contra el ISIL?

By September 16, 2014

Editorial Workers World-Mundo Obrero, 10 de septiembre 2014 Jefa/es de estados imperialistas se reunieron bajo presión de Estados Unidos en la Cumbre de la OTAN del 4-5 septiembre en Newport, Gales, para intensificar sus maniobras contra Rusia en relación a Ucrania, para programar su salida gradual de Afganistán y para abrir una guerra contra el […]

 

War on ISIL?

By September 10, 2014

Imperialist heads of state at the Sept. 4-5 NATO Summit in Newport, Wales, met under U.S. pressure to escalate their anti-Russia maneuvers regarding Ukraine, to schedule their gradual exit from Afghanistan and to open war on the Islamic State. The summit’s proposed goals all involved making NATO capable of rapid intervention on three continents, far […]

 

Freedom fighters?

By September 3, 2014

Beware the fickle nature of imperialist propaganda. The political line of the corporate media is apt to flip-flop. Consider the latest revelations in late August that up to 1,000 volunteers from Western countries, including some from the United States, have been fighting in Syria against its government. Most of these volunteers are fighting within military […]

 
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