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Antonio Guerrero’s birthday

By October 31, 2014
Baltimore’s Cuban 5 party

Baltimore’s Cuban 5 party Baltimore’s Fight Imperialism, Stand Together youth group and Workers World Party held a special birthday party for Cuban 5 member Antonio Guerrero. Activists from 5 years old to 65 dedicated Oct. 16, Guerrero’s birthday, to a night of learning more about the Cuban 5. They sang “Happy Birthday” and made cards […]


The Ukraine junta’s fascist foot soldiers

Fascists burn Odessa House of Trade Unions May 2.

Interview with Borotba leader Victor Shapinov, part 3 Simferopol, Crimea — On Sept. 22, Workers World conducted an extensive interview with Victor Shapinov, a coordinator and leading theoretician of the Marxist organization Union Borotba (Struggle) of Ukraine. Shapinov currently lives in exile with other Borotba activists in Crimea, under threat of arrest from the U.S.-backed coup […]


Community-labor resolution: Stand with Odessa!


Workers World received this resolution, initiated by the International Action Center. Join Ramsey Clark, José María Sison, Cindy Sheehan, Banda Bassotti, Marcha Patriótica and hundreds more. Stop the cover-up of the Odessa massacre of trade unionists and anti-fascist activists! Stop the U.S. Expansion of NATO!   Whereas, on May 2, 2014, at least 48 people […]


Bay Area activists declare historic victory over Israeli shipping company

By October 30, 2014

Workers World organizers in Oakland, Calif., who are active with “Block the Boat,” sent us this news release, dated Oct. 29. It lists the following contact numbers for more information. Press contact: Lara Kiswani at 530-220-2842; Mohamed Shehk at 408-910-2618; Spanish speaking contact: Luis Curiel at 209-277-4489; Arabic speaking contact: Diala Khasawnih at 415-658-1870. Pro-Palestinian […]


Europe anti-labor law threatens U.S. workers too

A million Italian workers march in Rome against austerity law.

In a rare note of agreement, the Wall Street Journal and Novosti, a Russian newspaper, agree on the large size of a workers’ anti-austerity demonstration: 1 million. That is the number of Italian workers who marched to the Piazza San Giovanni in Rome on Oct. 25 to protest a new labor law rammed through the […]


Heroes of the Ebola crisis

By October 29, 2014

It is clear that Ebola is the most dangerous emerging infectious disease since the HIV/AIDS crisis began in the 1980s. Health care workers must identify those with the virus, isolate them and monitor everybody who was exposed. This is the only way to break the chain of infection. But, with the exception of Nigeria, the […]


After fraudulent Ukraine elections, Donbass republics brace for new attack


Oct. 27 — Parliamentary elections held in Ukraine Oct. 26 will bring six far-right parties into government for the next five years while excluding any significant opposition, according to exit polls. Early elections were announced in August by President Petro Poroshenko, the billionaire figurehead for the junta of oligarchs, neoliberal politicians and fascists who seized […]


Big troubles for apartheid Israel

By October 26, 2014

When Israeli planes and artillery were bombarding the people of Gaza this summer, the ratio of death and destruction was so skewed against the Palestinians that many people sympathetic to their cause around the world must have wondered how the Gazans’ indomitable resistance could produce tangible results against such a formidable military power. Well, it […]


Libya war continues by proxy


On Oct. 20, 2011, the leader of the North African state of Libya was brutally assassinated in the city of Sirte. Colonel Moammar Gadhafi had been leading a struggle to defend his country from a war of regime-change coordinated and financed by the United States and NATO. Three years after the overthrow of his Jamahiriya […]


Workers in Europe reject austerity

By October 25, 2014

The grumbling about austerity in Europe, ordained and enforced by Germany, grew louder this week at a meeting of Western Europe’s political leadership in Milan, Italy. Most of the large countries there, other than Germany, were openly worried about falling into a deflationary trap that could wipe out their very weak recovery from the 2008 […]