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Crisis for women in Texas

By March 24, 2014

A health care crisis for women of reproductive age has exploded in Texas as a restrictive law passed last year takes effect. But it’s also a human rights crisis, a women’s rights crisis, a reproductive justice crisis. Clinics are being forced to close because they cannot meet strict regulations requiring doctors who provide abortions to […]


¡WW/MO saluda a las mujeres en la lucha!

By March 12, 2014

Editorial 8 de marzo de 2014 El 8 de marzo es el Día Internacional de la Mujer Trabajadora. Este día especial rinde homenaje a las luchas de las mujeres contra la guerra, la opresión y la desigualdad. También es un momento para promover la verdadera solidaridad internacional, para abrazar a las mujeres de todos los […]


Say no to another war!


The International Action Center has put out a call for a week of actions regarding Ukraine, lasting from March 10 to 17. We wholeheartedly endorse this call and encourage all our readers to take part in whatever way you can. The U.S. government has engineered the downfall of the Ukrainian government in a coup spearheaded […]


WW salutes women in struggle!

By March 8, 2014

March 8 is International Working Women’s Day. This special day honors the struggles of women against inequality, oppression and war. It is also a time to promote true international solidarity, to embrace women of all continents. This year we see women fighting back against the ravages of corporate globalization on every continent. Whether they work […]


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 […]