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Defend Venezuela, end the sanctions!

March 10, 2015

Nicolás Maduro President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela deserves the highest praise and support for firmly rejecting the latest round of U.S. pressures designed to undermine and topple the Bolivarian Revolution. On March 9, the Obama administration announced more sanctions on Venezuela, calling the [...]

Por lo que luchan las mujeres

March 10, 2015

El Día Internacional de la Mujer es un buen momento para examinar algunas luchas cruciales de las mujeres, incluyendo la equidad de remuneración y salarios decentes. Este tema surgió notoriamente en los Premios Oscar del 22 de febrero cuando una conocida actriz, Patricia Arquette, destacó en su [...]

What women are fighting for

March 7, 2015

International Women’s Day is a good time to examine some crucial struggles for women, including pay equity and livable wages. This topic arose starkly at the Feb. 22 Academy Awards when a well-known actor, Patricia Arquette, stressed in her award acceptance speech that it’s time for women in [...]

Protest war criminal Netanyahu

February 28, 2015

He won’t be the first war criminal to speak before the U.S. Congress. Remember that George W. Bush delivered eight State of the Union messages, most of them after he lied his way into a criminal war that killed 1 million Iraqis. No, what distinguishes current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin [...]

Hatching new wars

February 19, 2015

U.S. occupation force in Afghanistan. Capitalist crises engender war. To the profiteers, war spoils and the selling of war materiel are the answer to sagging markets and declining production. The war drive of U.S. imperialism has kicked up a notch even as we write. Long U.S. wars in Afghanistan and [...]

Confront ‘American Sniper’

February 10, 2015

Try to imagine this movie: Iraq’s urban population, angered by a foreign invasion, mobilizes to resist an army of occupation. The robocop occupation troops are weighed down with body armor and heavy weapons. They drive armored Hummers decorated with death heads and kick down doors to invade Iraqi [...]

No U.S. arms for Kiev regime!

February 3, 2015

Kiev regime’s Azov Battalion. The U.S. government says it is discussing — if it is not already a done deal  — sending $3 billion in heavy arms to the Kiev government in Ukraine, which was installed by a U.S.-inspired coup last February. Sending these weapons will, at a minimum, bring [...]

Bratton and protests

February 3, 2015

NYC cop on Wall Street. New York Police Commissioner William Bratton, in a speech to the Police Foundation on Jan. 29, announced the formation of a new unit to combat “terrorism and protests.” Here’s the New York Times report on his speech: “The new unit, to be made up of [...]

Lo que Obama omitió

February 3, 2015

Editorial Workers World-Mundo Obrero del 26 de enero El “Estado de la Unión” es el discurso presidencial anual que supuestamente informa sobre cómo van las cosas para la gente de este país. En miles de manifestaciones y marchas de protesta en los últimos meses, sobre todo desde los [...]

What Obama left out

January 26, 2015

‘Hands up, don’t shoot’, Ferguson, Mo. The “State of the Union” is the annual presidential speech that is supposed to report on how things are going for the people of this country. In thousands of protest rallies and marches over recent months, especially since the events in Ferguson, [...]
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