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ISIS, Netanyahu, Iran – U.S. imperialist plans unravel

March 26, 2015

Two deeply related issues that are of concern to anti-imperialists have been stirring U.S. capitalist politics. The first is the speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu given to a joint session of Congress and his subsequent victory in the Israeli elections. The second is the nuclear [...]

Oil strike breakthrough

March 26, 2015

Workers march in Findlay, Ohio, home of Marathon, on Feb. 24.WW photo: Martha Grevatt March 22 — The U.S. oil refinery strike, which began Feb. 1, appears to be moving toward a resolution. The Steelworkers union has been negotiating to achieve an industrywide contract to cover 30,000 workers at [...]

Immigrants defend right to drive in Pennsylvania

March 26, 2015

Philadelphia,March 20.WW photo: Joseph Piette During a public hearing on March 20 on the reform of the driving-license law for undocumented people in Pennsylvania, people told their moving stories about the impact of not having drivers’ licenses before a room full of immigrants and their close [...]

What you can do for the Boston school bus drivers

March 26, 2015

Garry Murchison, Steve Kirschbaum, Andre Francois, Steve Gillis Victory may still be in the air with the “not guilty” verdict on March 5 in the trumped-up felony case against union leader Stevan Kirschbaum, but the uphill battle facing the school bus drivers in Boston is not over yet. The four [...]

Police violence against Martese Johnson sparks campus protests

March 24, 2015

Martese Johnson brutalized by Alcoholic Beverage Control police, March 18. Martese Johnson, a 20-year-old African American, has been added to the already too-long list of victims of brutal, racial profiling by the police.  Unlike the stolen lives of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Ramarley Graham, [...]

San Francisco protesters want justice for Alex Nieto, killed by cops

March 24, 2015

Demonstrators shut down the Mission police station, March 23.Photo: Juana Teresa Tello San Francisco — Workers World received news early in the morning on March 23 that protesters seeking justice for the police killing of Alex Nieto had chained themselves to the headquarters of the San [...]

Will Milwaukee killer cop receive impunity?

March 24, 2015

Milwaukee protest in August 2014.Photo: Joe Brusky photography March 23 — Police repression against Wisconsin’s Black communities accompanies Gov. Scott Walker’s anti-union and anti-worker “right-to-work” law, which went into effect March 9 as part of his austerity program. Given the [...]

New York forum: ‘Globalize solidarity with women’

March 24, 2015

Some of the participants and organizers, March 22. WW photo: Brenda Ryan New York — Workers World Party held its annual International Working Women’s Month forum here on March 21 at the Solidarity Center. The main theme of the program was “Globalize Solidarity against ALL Forms of [...]

Town rebels after Ukraine troops kill child

March 24, 2015

Photo: Denis Grigoryuk/AntiMaidan The town of Kostyantynivka in northeastern Donetsk exploded in rebellion March 16 after Ukrainian occupation troops driving a tank veered into oncoming traffic, smashed a traffic light and hit pedestrians on the sidewalk. Polina, 8 years old, was killed instantly. [...]

Philadelphia cops arrest Black Lives Matter activists

March 23, 2015

Activists celebrate release from jail; Scott Williams, second from right.WW photo: Joseph Piette Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey and District Attorney Seth Williams planned to address a local Town Hall on March 19 with the intention of whitewashing recent police killings which have led to [...]
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