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Why not amnesty here?

January 1, 2014

In December, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an amnesty for some 20,000 prisoners — including the Greenpeace protesters, the Pussy Riot punk band, who are considered dissidents, and his billionaire political opponent Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Putin’s political enemies quickly denounced this [...]

¡Defender a Corea socialista!

January 1, 2014

Editorial WW-MO 17 de diciembre 2013 El 13 de diciembre, la Agencia Central de Noticias de Corea, voz oficial de la República Popular Democrática de Corea, informó que un miembro de alto rango del gobierno, Jang Song Thaek, había sido juzgado y ejecutado por haber “perpetrado actos disidentes [...]

Defend socialist Korea!

December 17, 2013

On Dec. 13, the Korean Central News Agency, an official voice of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, reported that a high-ranking member of the government, Jang Song Thaek, had been tried and executed for having “perpetrated anti-party, counter-revolutionary factional acts in a bid to [...]

Importancia del Día Nacional de Duelo

December 4, 2013

La conmemoración del 44º Día Nacional de Duelo, el 28 de noviembre en Plymouth, Massachusetts, marcará los 13,809 días que ha estado en la cárcel el prisionero político indígena Leonard Peltier injustamente encarcelado desde 1976. El evento volverá a honrar este heroico combatiente por los [...]

No to Pentagon pressure on China

November 30, 2013

All over the world, but especially in the East Asia and Pacific region, people are worried about a deliberate provocation set up by the Pentagon against the People’s Republic of China. On Nov. 25, the U.S. and Japan sent a dozen military planes, including two B-52 bombers, on a flight over a [...]

Significance of Nat’l Day of Mourning

November 28, 2013

The 44th commemoration of the National Day of Mourning on Nov. 28 in Plymouth, Mass., will mark 13,809 days of incarceration for Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier. The event will once again honor this heroic fighter for the rights of Indigenous and other oppressed peoples, unjustly [...]

De Blasio and New York workers

November 14, 2013

The multinational working class of New York City — who seemed to have been submerged as a political factor during the long reign of Wall Street billionaire Michael Bloomberg — have elected a new mayor who gives the appearance, at least, of being Bloomberg’s opposite. And that is what was [...]

Courts strike 1-2 punch at reproductive rights

November 6, 2013

Reproductive justice took a one-two punch in unrelated court decisions on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. One court allowed a medically unnecessary law to close many women’s health centers that perform abortions in Texas. The other ruling was a “partial victory” for right-wingers who oppose the [...]

¡Recorten los F-35, no los cupones de alimento!

November 5, 2013

Las familias y los/as individuos qua se encuentran en situación precaria por todo los Estados Unidos, se enfrentarán a más dificultades aún después del 1º de noviembre cuando el Congreso permitirá que alrededor de $5 mil millones al año sean recortados del programa de cupones de alimento, [...]

Thieves fall out over NSA spying

October 31, 2013

President Dwight Eisenhower famously warned of the dangers of the military-industrial complex as he left office in 1961. Even this former military commander was alarmed enough to call for the country to “guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the [...]
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