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Welcome, Caitlyn Jenner

June 9, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner Bruce Jenner, the 1976 decathlon champion and Olympic gold medalist, came out as transgender to an international audience when a two-hour interview with Diane Sawyer aired on ABC on April 24. A record-breaking 20 million viewers watched the interview — really a mini-documentary [...]

Departamento de Justicia, FIFA e imperialismo

June 9, 2015

Editorial Workers World-Mundo Obrero El repentino y dramático arresto de nueve funcionarios de alto rango de la organización de fútbol más grande del mundo y de cinco ejecutivos de corporaciones por el Departamento de Justicia (DJ) de Estados Unidos suscitó preguntas en las/os miles de [...]

DoJ, FIFA and imperialism

June 2, 2015

The sudden, dramatic arrest of nine high-ranking officials of the top worldwide soccer organization and five corporation executives on charges from the U.S. Department of Justice threw up some big questions before the billions of fans of the world’s most popular sport. Here are two: What is the [...]

The real terrorist

June 1, 2015

On May 29, as part of its stated intentions to improve relations with Cuba, the United States formally removed the island nation from its list of “State Sponsors of Terrorism,” even as it maintained its decades-old illegal blockade. For most people around the world, the fact that Cuba was on a [...]

Monopoly and ‘free trade’

May 31, 2015

With the Obama administration seemingly hell-bent on getting its “Trans-Pacific Partnership” bill passed, which many critics say is not a trade bill at all but a giant giveaway to the corporations, we reprint below excerpts from an August 1993 article by Sam Marcy on “Free trade, monopoly and [...]

Free Óscar López Rivera

May 20, 2015

Oscar López At the 2013 funeral of South African President Nelson Mandela, who had been imprisoned by the U.S.-backed apartheid regime in South Africa for 26 years previous to liberation, President Barack Obama said that “around the world today, men and women are still imprisoned for their [...]

Racism, imperialism and Israel

May 14, 2015

Police attack Africansin Israel. A Black man was walking home with his bicycle. On his way, he was attacked by two cops, pushed to the ground and savagely beaten. The cops told their superiors that they were the ones attacked. But a bystander recorded the police attack on a cell phone, and the [...]

Disarm the Pentagon

May 5, 2015

The perpetual warfare state headquartered in Washington, D.C., and extending to military bases and deployments around the world has a multitude of victims. Let’s start with the ones right here in the United States. While media attention has died down since last summer, the crisis at the [...]

Gaza y Baltimore

May 5, 2015

Gaza es la prisión más grande del mundo. Casi dos millones de palestinas/os están encerrados allí por el bloqueo militar de Israel. El año pasado, el estado racista de Israel mató a más de 2.000 palestinas/os en Gaza, incluyendo 547 niñas/os. El Pentágono proporcionó más bombas cuando el [...]

Legacy of May Day today

April 21, 2015

Next year will mark the 130th anniversary of the founding of May Day. Also known as International Workers Day, May Day is still commemorated more consciously abroad — with demonstrations, protests, strikes and other militant actions worldwide — than where it originated: in the United [...]
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