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Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Cuba

By April 8, 2013

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and Shawn Carter celebrated their fifth anniversary in Havana, Cuba, this week. And why not? The couple, better known as Beyoncé and Jay-Z  — two of the most popular, most recognized entertainers in the world — certainly have the right to celebrate their legalized union wherever they want without undue media or, for […]


North Korea: ‘U.S. should ponder grave situation’

By April 4, 2013

Editor’s note: Workers World reprints below an official statement from the Korean People’s Army on the dangerous situation created by U.S. military moves close to the boundaries of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea — north Korea. We think it’s important that people in the U.S. hear directly from the Koreans themselves, especially since the […]


Georges Honorat ¡Presente!

By April 2, 2013

Workers World and its branches around the country condemn in the strongest terms the cowardly, brutal assassination of Georges Henri Honorat, a prominent editor of Haïti Progrès and secretary general of Haiti’s Popular National Party, on March 23. The 55-year-old Honorat was shot twice in a drive-by assault in front of his home in the […]


Why same-sex marriage matters


When the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on same-sex marriage over two days in late March, it signaled how far the fight for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer rights and liberation has come. Mass consciousness has changed. An ever-increasing majority of people in this country now support same-sex marriage. Regardless of how the high court rules in June, this […]


Steubenville: The tip of the iceberg

By March 27, 2013

Steubenville, Ohio, is like many small Midwestern towns that were part of the manufacturing “rust belt” region of the U.S. Its population has dwindled due to the decline in steel production and resulting unemployment. Like other small towns, the local high school football team, known as Big Red, is Steubenville’s prized possession. Its successes bring […]


Funcionario sudafricano presenta premio a activista sindical del ILWU


El siguiente comunicado de prensa fue emitido por el Sindicato de Estibadores y Trabajadores de Almacén Seccional 10 (ILWU por sus siglas en inglés). El Memorial Leo Robinson reconoce el papel histórico del Área de la Bahía contra el apartheid en Sudáfrica El sábado 23 de marzo, la Seccional 10 del ILWU rendirá homenaje a […]


Letter from Cuba: What Hugo Chávez’s death means to us

By March 26, 2013

It is with deep grief that the Cuban people absorbed the news of the death of Comandante President Hugo Rafael Chávez Frias. Overwhelming grief is felt in each Cuban home for what this person represents for Cuba, Latin America and the rest of the world. Although we knew that for two years he was carrying […]


Pueblo cubano consternado por el deceso de Hugo


Con profundo dolor el pueblo cubano asumió la noticia de la muerte del Comandante Presidente Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías. Mucho pesar embarga cada uno de los hogares cubanos por lo que representa esta figura para Cuba, Latinoamérica y el resto del mundo. A pesar de que sabíamos que desde hace dos años libraba una lucha […]


Stop threatening Korea!

By March 20, 2013

The shadow of war has hung over the Korean peninsula for six decades — almost a lifetime. That is how long the Korean people have been waiting for a peace treaty to be signed since the fighting ended in 1953. By not sitting down with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and agreeing to a […]


Protesta contra legislación anti-inmigrante en Kansas


Por redacción de Workers World/Mundo Obrero Miembros del Sunflower Community Action, una organización comunitaria pro derechos de inmigrantes y trabajadores/as con sede en Wichita, Kansas, viajaron cientos de millas al Capitolio del estado en Topeka el 6 de marzo para llevar a cabo una Asamblea Popular sobre la Reforma Migratoria. En la Asamblea, celebrada en […]