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For an end to the China-Vietnam conflict

May 22, 2014

A dangerous conflict has broken out between the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam over the placement of a giant Chinese oil rig in the vicinity of the Paracel Islands. On May 2, China placed the $1 billion Haiyang-981 oil rig, owned by the Chinese National Oil [...]

Apoyemos a las/os trabajadores de comida rápida

May 21, 2014

Publicado el 15 de mayo Dedicamos nuestro espacio editorial de esta semana a una declaración del Partido Mundo Obrero/Workers World. El Partido WW/Mundo Obrero se solidariza con la protesta del 15 de mayo de las/os trabajadores de comida rápida a nivel global.  Instamos enfáticamente a todas [...]

Stand with fast food workers

May 13, 2014

We are devoting our editorial space this week to a statement by Workers World Party. Workers World Party stands in steadfast solidarity with the May 15 global fast food workers protest. We strongly urge all forces in the political movement to speak, write and especially act in similar solidarity. [...]

Rutgers students unwelcome Condoleezza Rice

May 10, 2014

A breath of fresh air blew out of New Brunswick, N.J., when students at Rutgers University stopped former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice from collecting $35,000 and an honorary law degree for speaking at that college’s commencement exercises. Rice was arguably the most history-conscious [...]

Stop U.S.-sponsored fascist terror in Ukraine!

May 4, 2014

May 4 — Workers World newspaper condemns the collaboration of the U.S. government with the fascist terror sweeping southeast Ukraine. Just in the last two days, brutal, neo-Nazi attacks have left 46 people dead and hundreds injured in the city of Odessa, Ukraine. We extend our solidarity to the [...]

Racist rancher & ‘left-right’ fantasies

April 29, 2014

Some stories could only take place in the United States. One such story is that of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. There are many lessons in this story. Since humorists and analysts in the corporate media have already drawn most of them, we’ll stick to one they’ve probably not mentioned: the [...]

Racism, sports and Donald Sterling

April 27, 2014

The owner of the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling, was caught on audiotape April 9 making undeniably racist remarks demanding that a female friend — who happens to be Black and Latina — not bring Black men to Clippers’ basketball games. That this tape [...]

Student-athletes are workers, too

April 25, 2014

The Northwestern University football players will exercise their right to vote on April 25 to form a union or not. This historic vote comes after the National Labor Relations Board ruled March 28 that these players had the right to unionize, which includes collective bargaining rights. These [...]

Un puño, un cerebro y el Primero de Mayo

April 24, 2014

Si alguien o algo se te echa encima. ¿Qué haces? ¡Empuñas tus manos! Tienes cuatro dedos y un pulgar – si tienes suerte de no haber perdido uno en el trabajo. Cada uno de por sí es vulnerable; puede romperse. Pero apretados fuertemente, tu puño se convierte en un martillo— una herramienta [...]
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