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Thousands in Ukraine protest Kiev regime

By March 13, 2014
Mass rally in Kharkiv against right-wing junta.Photo: Borotba

As reported by the Union Borotba (Struggle), a mass protest took place on the March 8 International Women’s Day holiday in Kharkiv city center in the eastern Ukraine. Many of the thousands carried red flags and gathered near the monument to Lenin, “which we managed to protect from the Nazis during recent rallies.” Borotba describes […]


Who killed 100 in Maidan Square?

By March 10, 2014

An intercepted phone call between two top-level European officials has raised this question: Was the “opposition” responsible for shooting about 100 protesters and police in Kiev during the week of Feb. 18, just before it took over Ukraine’s government with a coup? The first bloody skirmish, on Feb. 18, killed eight protesters and seven police. […]


‘Money for jobs, not fascist mobs!’

By March 4, 2014
WW photo: Brenda Ryan

Anti-war activists rallied in New York’s Times Square in the bitter cold on Feb. 27 to protest the U.S. and European Union’s blatant intervention that is promoting fascist elements against the people of Venezuela and Ukraine. The International Action Center and Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST), a youth organization that had scheduled a regional conference […]


Stop the bombing of Fallujah

By February 27, 2014

United States weapons are still killing Iraqis as the government that the U.S. 10-year-long occupation installed bombs the rebellious cities of Fallujah and Ramadi. According to supporters of Iraqi sovereignty around the world, the regime of Nouri al-Maliki has exaggerated the presence of al-Qaida-like groups to justify its assault on the population. Workers World received […]


Anti-fascist protesters march in Ukraine

By February 13, 2014
Young communists in Kiev carry photos of Komsomol resistance fighters executed by Nazis in occupied Ukraine 71 years before, on Feb. 8, 1943.

The Communist Party of Ukraine reported that more than 1,000 people joined the anti-fascist march in Kiev on Feb. 8. “Most were young people who oppose the attempts to seize power by the neo-Nazi groups that have settled in the center of Kiev and captured the regional administration in Western Ukraine.” The CPU reported that […]


U.S. officials caught in Ukraine plot

Leftists demonstrate at U.S. Embassy in Kiev, resist imperialist attempt to colonize Ukraine.

U.S. spying devices record phone calls of enemies, allies, neutrals and bystanders alike. Do U.S. officials think no one records their own calls? It seems that one such call was recorded and leaked to the Internet. It revealed much about U.S. and European Union imperialist intervention in Ukraine as well U.S.-EU tactical differences. On Feb. […]


U.S./EU imperialists aim to seize Ukraine

By February 7, 2014

U.S. and European Union imperialism are deep in Ukraine, backing one side of the internal power struggle, with the goal of making this former Soviet republic a colonial appendage of the West, while handing a setback to Russia. Imperialist government representatives from the U.S., the EU and Germany have stood with “opposition” protesters in capital […]


Solidarity with Guadeloupe’s unions

By February 3, 2014
Jocelyn Lapitre, Guadeloupe union representative.

Jocelyn Lapitre, a leading trade unionist from Guadeloupe, visited New York from Jan. 21 to Jan. 24 to garner support and solidarity for his organizations, the General Union of Workers of Guadeloupe (UGTG) and the Coalition Against Exploitation (LKP), both of which are facing a harsh attack. Those attacking are the French authorities who rule […]


90 years after death, Lenin’s contributions appreciated

By January 31, 2014
V.I. Lenin

Lenin is the recognized leader of the political party that directed the working-class’s seizure of state power in Russia in the fall of 1917. For the first time in history, a subject class was placed at the head of society. Lenin had built the Bolshevik Party, later the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and […]


Rebellion against banks rocks Spain

By January 23, 2014
Gamonal residents demand prisoners be freed. Burgos, Spain.

A mid-January mass rebellion in one neighborhood of a mid-sized city in north-central Spain beat back a rightist City Hall government and sparked solidarity protests in nearly 50 other cities. This first working-class victory since the capitalist crisis exploded in 2008 has turned the name of the area — Gamonal — into a cry of […]