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Unidad contra el racismo en protestas

By December 16, 2014

El 8 de diciembre, las protestas en varias ciudades del país contra los asesinatos de personas negras por la policía entraron en el sexto día consecutivo. Ya fuera en Tampa, Miami y Atlanta o Berkeley, Los Ángeles, Sacramento y Seattle; Austin, Houston y Tucson o Minneapolis, Chicago, Boston, Nueva York, Filadelfia y decenas de otras […]

 

CIA ‘exposed’ but protected; Bush and company off the hook

By December 13, 2014

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture reveals in detail the unrestrained brutality its operatives have carried out at secret sites around the world. Reading the disclosures in the 500-page executive summary of the committee’s findings is somewhat comparable to witnessing the strangling of Eric Garner by the police in Staten Island or hearing […]

 

Unity against racism seen as protests grow

By December 10, 2014
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On Dec. 8, protests in cities across the country against police killings of Black people entered the sixth consecutive day. Whether it was Tampa, Miami and ­Atlanta or Berkeley, Los Angeles, Sacramento and Seattle; Austin, Houston and Tucson or Minneapolis, Chicago, Boston, New York, Philadelphia and dozens of other cities — the U.S. rulers have […]

 

Contra el Estado racista

By December 9, 2014

El movimiento nacional desencadenado el 24 de noviembre por el asesinato de Michael Brown en Ferguson, Misuri, alcanzó más de 170 ciudades. No tiene precedentes en su alcance, que va mucho más allá de este reciente asesinato al enfrentarse a las fuerzas de primera línea del estado racista capitalista: la policía. La policía es una […]

 

Up against the racist state

By December 5, 2014

The national movement touched off Nov. 24 by the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., reached over 170 cities. It is unprecedented in scope, going way beyond this recent killing to take on the front-line forces of the racist, capitalist state: the police. The police are a racist occupation force everywhere there is a […]

 

Capitalist crisis, Ferguson and state repression

By November 24, 2014
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Nov. 22 — Whatever happens with the Darren Wilson case, one thing is certain: The rebellion and resolve of the people in Ferguson, Mo., particularly the African-American youth, are not an accident. The Black population of Ferguson has been subject to all the forces bearing down upon the workers and oppressed in the U.S. In […]

 

Spread Marxism, build the party

By November 20, 2014
Excerpts from the talk given by Fred Goldstein at the 2014 Workers World Party National Conference in New York City.WW photo: G. Dunkel

WORKERS WORLD PARTY CONFERENCE This is a very difficult period for the working class and the oppressed. But this difficult period also offers great potential and opportunity for revolutionaries. I think it is safe to say that the capitalist system in all its aspects has not been so visibly rotten and so universally harmful to […]

 

Lección de las elecciones 2014: Luchar por un partido obrero

By November 19, 2014

“A los oprimidos se les permite una vez cada ciertos años decidir qué representante de la clase opresora les representará y reprimirá en el parlamento”. Karl Marx, “La Guerra Civil en Francia” Las elecciones de medio término en EUA han causado un gran revuelo porque el Partido Demócrata perdió el control del Senado y perdió […]

 

Lesson of 2014 elections: Fight for a workers’ party

By November 13, 2014

“The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing classes shall represent them and repress them in parliament.” Karl Marx, “The Civil War in France” The midterm elections in the U.S. have caused a stir because the Democratic Party lost control of the Senate and lost further ground […]

 

Profit system spreads misery: Time to expose capitalism, fight for socialism

By November 6, 2014
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The time to openly attack and expose capitalism and advocate for its opposite, socialism, has not been this ripe since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The capitalist system is transparently rotten to the core and taking a huge toll on the lives of workers — whether employed or unemployed. The devastation in the ­African-American, […]

 
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