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¿Por qué no hay amnistía aquí?

By January 8, 2014

Editorial Workers World-Mundo Obrero del 1º de enero En diciembre, el presidente ruso Vladimir Putin firmó una amnistía para unas/os 20.000 prisioneros — incluyendo a las/os manifestantes de Greenpeace, la banda de punk Pussy Riot quienes son consideradas disidentes, y su oponente político, el multimillonario Mikhail Khodorkovsky.  Los enemigos políticos de Putin rápidamente denunciaron esta […]

 

The good news

By January 6, 2014

The bad news is that capitalism is forcing more suffering on the workers and oppressed. Some 1.3 million jobless workers who have been living off extended unemployment benefits — extended because even the government had to admit that the jobs just weren’t there — will be scrambling to survive after Dec. 28 when the checks […]

 

Why not amnesty here?

By January 1, 2014

In December, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an amnesty for some 20,000 prisoners — including the Greenpeace protesters, the Pussy Riot punk band, who are considered dissidents, and his billionaire political opponent Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Putin’s political enemies quickly denounced this amnesty as a cynical political maneuver, a comment repeated widely in the imperialist media. Khodorkovsky […]

 

¡Defender a Corea socialista!

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Editorial WW-MO 17 de diciembre 2013 El 13 de diciembre, la Agencia Central de Noticias de Corea, voz oficial de la República Popular Democrática de Corea, informó que un miembro de alto rango del gobierno, Jang Song Thaek, había sido juzgado y ejecutado por haber “perpetrado actos disidentes contrarrevolucionarios en contra del partido, en un […]

 

Defend socialist Korea!

By December 17, 2013

On Dec. 13, the Korean Central News Agency, an official voice of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, reported that a high-ranking member of the government, Jang Song Thaek, had been tried and executed for having “perpetrated anti-party, counter-revolutionary factional acts in a bid to overthrow the leadership of our party and state and the […]

 

Importancia del Día Nacional de Duelo

By December 4, 2013

La conmemoración del 44º Día Nacional de Duelo, el 28 de noviembre en Plymouth, Massachusetts, marcará los 13,809 días que ha estado en la cárcel el prisionero político indígena Leonard Peltier injustamente encarcelado desde 1976. El evento volverá a honrar este heroico combatiente por los derechos de los pueblos indígenas y otros pueblos oprimidos. El […]

 

No to Pentagon pressure on China

By November 30, 2013

All over the world, but especially in the East Asia and Pacific region, people are worried about a deliberate provocation set up by the Pentagon against the People’s Republic of China. On Nov. 25, the U.S. and Japan sent a dozen military planes, including two B-52 bombers, on a flight over a disputed area in […]

 

Significance of Nat’l Day of Mourning

By November 28, 2013

The 44th commemoration of the National Day of Mourning on Nov. 28 in Plymouth, Mass., will mark 13,809 days of incarceration for Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier. The event will once again honor this heroic fighter for the rights of Indigenous and other oppressed peoples, unjustly imprisoned since 1976. The so-called “Thanksgiving” holiday starkly reminds […]

 

De Blasio and New York workers

By November 14, 2013

The multinational working class of New York City — who seemed to have been submerged as a political factor during the long reign of Wall Street billionaire Michael Bloomberg — have elected a new mayor who gives the appearance, at least, of being Bloomberg’s opposite. And that is what was important about this election. This […]

 

Courts strike 1-2 punch at reproductive rights

By November 6, 2013

Reproductive justice took a one-two punch in unrelated court decisions on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. One court allowed a medically unnecessary law to close many women’s health centers that perform abortions in Texas. The other ruling was a “partial victory” for right-wingers who oppose the Affordable Care Act’s provision that employer-sponsored plans must provide […]

 
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