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Solidarity caravan for Cuba

July 4, 2015

Havana, CubaPhoto: Bill Hackwell “The blockade has not been lifted. We cannot miss that point,” emphasized Gail Walker, Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization director and daughter of Pastors for Peace founder the Rev. Lucius Walker. She spoke June 24 at the Florida Avenue Baptist [...]

‘No human being is illegal’

July 4, 2015

The Haiti Action Committee held a rally in San Francisco on June 24 at the United Nations Plaza to protest the mass expulsions of Haitians by the Dominican Republic. Pierre LaBossiere of the HAC spoke about how second and third generation Dominicans who are classified as Haitian have been stripped [...]

Cuban Statement on diplomatic relations with U.S.

July 2, 2015

End the blockade, return Guantánamo, stop subversive efforts, respect Cuba’s sovereignty and social system. Havana, Cuba, May Day 2014. Statement by the Revolutionary Government of Cuba, July 1 After re-establishing diplomatic relations with the United States, the lifting of the blockade, among [...]

Bankers aim to strangle Greece, seeking capitulation and regime change

June 30, 2015

June 29 anti-austerity protest in Athens. June 30 — As we go to press, rumors of a last-minute attempt by the Syriza government in Athens to ask the euro bankers for a third bailout have been rebuffed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Whatever the outcome, the fundamentals of the Greek [...]

Anti-fascists show solidarity with Charleston, S.C.

June 30, 2015

On June 30, an international group of anti-fascists held a flashmob in the Donetsk People’s Republic against the Confederate flag and racism, and in memory of the nine African Americans massacred in Charleston, S.C. They included a U.S. activist of Serbian origin, anti-fascist volunteers from [...]

Solidarity caravan for Cuba

June 30, 2015

“The blockade has not been lifted. We cannot miss that point,” emphasized Gail Walker, Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization director and daughter of Pastors for Peace founder the Rev. Lucius Walker. She spoke June 24 at the Florida Avenue Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., to [...]

Sixty years after Freedom Charter, South Africa struggle continues

June 30, 2015

Events that took place on June 25-26, 1955, in Kliptown, South Africa, represented a turning point in the national liberation struggle in that apartheid-dominated state. Several thousand people met at the Congress of the People, which brought together a broad alliance of oppressed groups. Africans, [...]

German political leader says: ‘Fuck U.S. imperialism’

June 29, 2015

Oskar Lafontaine Oskar Lafontaine, former German finance minister and political leader of, first, the Social Democratic Party, and most recently the Left Party, shocked the pro-U.S. German media and political world with his June 23 comment written on FaceBook: “Fuck U.S. imperialism.” He was [...]

Report from Santo Domingo: How government scapegoats Haitian workers

June 28, 2015

By a foreign resident in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Another human tragedy against the Haitian people is in the making as officials in the Dominican Republic prepare to deport tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of Haitians. Families are being ripped apart as Haitian workers are [...]
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