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War on ISIL?

By September 10, 2014

Imperialist heads of state at the Sept. 4-5 NATO Summit in Newport, Wales, met under U.S. pressure to escalate their anti-Russia maneuvers regarding Ukraine, to schedule their gradual exit from Afghanistan and to open war on the Islamic State. The summit’s proposed goals all involved making NATO capable of rapid intervention on three continents, far […]

 

Freedom fighters?

By September 3, 2014

Beware the fickle nature of imperialist propaganda. The political line of the corporate media is apt to flip-flop. Consider the latest revelations in late August that up to 1,000 volunteers from Western countries, including some from the United States, have been fighting in Syria against its government. Most of these volunteers are fighting within military […]

 

Stop the U.S. drive to war!

By August 27, 2014

Each day the Barack Obama administration draws closer to escalating U.S. military intervention in Iraq and extending it to Syria. Already having bombed Iraq for the first time since 2011, the Pentagon admits to sending surveillance drones into Syrian airspace. At the same time Washington and its imperialist allies are pouring weapons into the Iraqi […]

 

Ferguson and the unfinished revolution

By August 20, 2014

The great struggle for justice by the African-American people of Ferguson, Mo., comes after a white cop there gunned down young Michael Brown. Witnesses say the 18-year-old was unarmed and calling “Don’t shoot” with his hands in the air when officer Darren Wilson repeatedly shot and killed him. It was the last straw. But the […]

 

The blue plague

By August 13, 2014
Michael Brown

Justice for Michael Brown! The grim news that police have killed yet another unarmed African-American youth comes this time from Ferguson, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Michael Brown, just 18, had expected to enter college in a few weeks. Police have not yet come up with any explanation for why officers riddled Brown’s body […]

 

Remember the Tonkin Gulf lie!

By August 7, 2014

Aug. 4 is the 50th anniversary of the infamous Gulf of Tonkin incident. On that day in 1964, officers of a destroyer, the USS Maddox, which had been gathering intelligence data in North Vietnamese waters, claimed that three North Vietnamese Coast Guard patrol boats fired at them without provocation. It was a bald-faced lie. The […]

 

Why the Palestinians struggle

By July 30, 2014

What is it that keeps the Palestinian people struggling? The Israeli rulers, with the Pentagon, Wall Street and Washington at their back, are going to the most heinous lengths to break the spirit of the Palestinians with indiscriminate mass killings. Attacking Gaza mainly from the air, their bombs and rockets have murdered more than 1,000 […]

 

No ban on the Communist Party of Ukraine!

By July 25, 2014

Workers World condemns in the strongest terms the latest moves by the far-right government in Ukraine, backed by the United States ruling class, to ban the Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU). The new measure against the country’s largest political organization comes on the heels of a war frenzy against Russia and the People’s Republics of […]

 

Malaysian airline crash: U.S./EU to blame

By July 19, 2014

The world is shocked and dismayed that in the midst of a civil war in Ukraine, provoked by United States and European Union imperialism, 298 people have died in the crash of a Malaysian airliner on July 18 in the war area. We at WW have no special information at this time — July 19 […]

 

Stand with GAZA!

By July 15, 2014
WW photo: G. Dunkel

When oppression makes life a living hell for those who suffer under it, there can be no end to their resistance, whatever the cost. This is what the Israeli settler state and its imperialist backers, particularly the U.S. ruling class, fail to take into account as they try to bludgeon and squeeze the people of […]

 
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