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LBJ: His REAL legacy

By March 2, 2014

Capitalist democracy gives those who really run the country — the billionaires — the opportunity to blame the voters for whatever becomes unpopular. You elected him, didn’t you? Why are you complaining? The Vietnam War became tremendously unpopular. So did the system of segregation that shackled the Black population in the South, as well as […]

 

Russell Maroon Shoats

By February 24, 2014
Russell Maroon Shoats

Any victory, big or small, for the working class and oppressed population, is a step in the right direction. Even those steps that leave us unsatisfied can cheer us. There were a few in mid-February that fit this category. Russell Maroon Shoats was finally released from solitary confinement in his Pennsylvania prison into the general […]

 

U.S., EU, out of Ukraine!

By February 21, 2014

The following is a Workers World Party statement on the crisis in Ukraine. U.S. and European Union imperialism have initiated an offensive against the Ukrainian government. It is part of their attempt to reconquer parts of the former Soviet Union and surround, weaken and destroy Russia. The corporate media falsely present this conflict as one […]

 

More pro-war lies about Korea

By February 18, 2014

Just a coincidence? Near the end of February, the U.S. and the regime in south Korea will begin joint military exercises off the coasts of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea — north Korea. Last year, these war “games” involved more than 12,000 U.S. troops and tens of thousands more from south Korea and Japan, […]

 

Global warning

By February 17, 2014

Every year banks and corporations spend billions of dollars — wealth extracted from hundreds of ­millions of workers around the world — to fund scientific and technical research. This is done not out of a desire to cure disease, improve humanity’s well-­being or save the planet. It is done so that new profit-making ventures can […]

 

More on the wealth gap

By February 8, 2014

An editorial in our last issue ­explained how a simple statistic arrived at in an Oxfam study on wealth illuminates the immense problem facing ­humanity. The combined wealth of the world’s richest 85 individuals now equals that of the poorest half of the human race — 3.5 billion people. This figure is so staggering that […]

 

Parásitos del planeta

By February 5, 2014

No debería sorprender a ningún trabajador/a que los ricos se están haciendo más ricos, mientras que la mayoría de las personas en todo el mundo están cada vez más pobres.  Sin embargo, las últimas estadísticas sobre la concentración mundial de la riqueza en manos de unos pocos no dejan de impresionar. Un informe titulado “Working […]

 

The planet’s parasites

By January 30, 2014

It should come as no surprise to any worker that the rich are getting richer, while the majority of people around the world are getting poorer. Yet, the latest statistics on the global concentration of wealth in the hands of a few are still stunning. A report entitled, “Working for the Few,” issued on Jan. […]

 

The low-wage spark

By January 25, 2014

The struggle to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour, which is being embraced not only by many unions but by a wide range of popular and community-based organizations, is a struggle to reverse the decades-long trend in the United States to impoverish the working class. This is especially so where […]

 

Conciencia de clase – de políticos y obreros

By January 21, 2014

Editorial WW-MO 17 de enero de 2014 El fundador y cabeza del partido Workers World – Mundo Obrero, Sam Marcy, escribió que “la democracia  es simplemente un marco que oculta el carácter de clase depredador del Estado burgués”. En un momento en que el pueblo trabajador en todo EE.UU. está lidiando para encontrar la manera […]

 
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