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Ebola, socialism & imperialism

January 7, 2015

Now that the threat of the spread of Ebola within the United States has diminished — for the present — news of the crisis has dropped into the back pages of the corporate-owned major newspapers and off the broadcast media. But the Ebola epidemic remains a continuing danger in parts of Africa [...]

George Stinney’s life mattered

December 21, 2014

George Stinney: Justice 70 years too late The current national uprising against police terror sweeping the U.S., following the murders of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, is helping to shed a bright light on the racist war against Black youth, rooted in slavery and Jim Crow racism. The demise of [...]

Athletes break their silence

December 17, 2014

Andrew Hawkins The current national uprising against police violence dominates the U.S. political terrain. The revolt began with the Ferguson, Mo., rebellion, ignited by the broad daylight police murder of African-American 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white cop on Aug. 9. Black youth who racist [...]

Why unions need Black youth

December 12, 2014

The new youthful explosion demanding justice and battling police racism and terror is offering new life to the existing labor movement. We write “existing” to make it clear we are aware of its historic political weaknesses, especially with its predominantly white, male leadership at the highest [...]

Rebellion is justified!

December 2, 2014

Dec. 2 — The new movement protesting injustice, racism and police brutality in the United States has entered its second week with undaunted determination and militancy. African-American youth in the main and other youth of color have led this movement. People — especially young people from all [...]

¡Alto a la guerra contra Ferguson!

December 2, 2014

Cuando el presidente Harry Truman envió tropas a Corea en 1950, lo llamó una “acción policial”. Él escogió esas palabras por una razón: Fue la primera vez que un presidente de Estados Unidos enviaba tropas a la guerra sin autorización del Congreso. Al llamarla una “acción [...]

National Day of Mourning

November 27, 2014

The 45th commemoration of the National Day of Mourning on Nov. 27 in Plymouth, Mass., will again honor Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier, a heroic fighter for the rights of Indigenous and other oppressed peoples. Peltier has been unjustly imprisoned for 38 years. The so-called [...]

Stop the war on Ferguson!

November 24, 2014

When President Harry Truman sent U.S. troops to Korea in 1950, he called it a “police action.” He chose those words for a reason: It was the first time a U.S. president sent troops into war without congressional authorization. Calling it a “police action,” he and the [...]

Ferguson’s moment of truth

November 19, 2014

A moment of truth approaches in Ferguson, in Missouri, in the United States. Two sides are mobilizing for the next step in the struggle for freedom from police and state repression for nationally oppressed peoples in the United States. The point of contention is the Missouri grand jury’s decision [...]

Ferguson’s moment of truth

November 19, 2014

A moment of truth approaches in Ferguson, in Missouri, in the United States. Two sides are mobilizing for the next step in the struggle for freedom from police and state repression for nationally oppressed peoples in the United States. The point of contention is the Missouri grand jury’s decision [...]
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