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PFLP leadership meets with U.S. delegation

February 26, 2015

The following article was posted Feb. 25 at pflp.ps. Comrade Abu Ahmad Fuad, deputy general secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and Comrade Abu Sami Marwan, member of the Political Bureau of the PFLP, met with a U.S. delegation to Syria, which arrived in Damascus on [...]

Syriza backs down to euro bankers

February 24, 2015

The sign says “Homeless” during a Greek protest march last year. Feb. 24 — The leftist Syriza government in Greece has accepted a negotiated retreat from its election promises after a faceoff with the European bankers, led by German finance capital. This ends the latest phase of the [...]

A defeat for U.S./NATO-backed facists in Ukraine

February 24, 2015

Ghost Brigade fighter raises red flag over Debaltsevo region. The independent people’s republics of Novorossiya celebrated an historic victory of the anti-fascist people’s militias over U.S.-backed Ukrainian military forces near the railroad hub town of Debaltsevo on the shared border [...]

Moscow march against fascism in Ukraine

February 23, 2015

Moscow, Feb. 21 — Today marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S.-backed fascist coup in Ukraine. An important anti-fascist march, 100,000-strong, took place in central Moscow, with various shades of Russian political forces taking part. The front banner reads, “One Year Since Maidan: We [...]

Quebec protest rejects gov’t austerity

February 20, 2015

Thousands in protests in Montreal and Quebec City, Nov. 29, 2014. Around a thousand people protested the Quebec government’s austerity program in front of the National Assembly in Quebec City on Feb. 12, the day the parliament opened its 2015 session. The coalition, “Let’s Refuse [...]

Stop U.S. arms to Ukraine

February 18, 2015

WW photo: G. Dunkel The International Action Center held a protest Feb. 17 before CNN headquarters near Columbus Circle in New York City to demand that the U.S. desist from providing weapons to the Kiev coup government of [...]

Problems of Greek crisis as predatory lenders demand austerity

February 17, 2015

Feb. 16 — The eyes of both world finance capital and class-conscious workers and revolutionaries have been on Greece in its struggle against austerity. The central focus of that struggle has been in Brussels this past week, with tense negotiations between Greece’s social-democratic Syriza [...]

Venezuelan government stops U.S.-backed coup attempt

February 16, 2015

President Nicolás Maduro on election day in April 2013. Ever since Comandante Hugo Chavez became president of Venezuela in 1998 and the Bolivarian Revolution began, there has been no time that the opposition — supported and, to a large extent, led by the United States — has stopped trying to [...]

Teachers win a victory in Mexico

February 16, 2015

Thousands of teachers protest in Mexico City. Mexico City — Some 10,000 teachers converged on Mexico City on Feb. 9, and immediately set up hundreds of tents in the intersection of the city’s main avenues: Insurgentes, Paseo de la Reforma and Bucareli.  Their occupation demanded higher [...]

At Russia’s border, NATO mobilizes 30,000 troops

February 13, 2015

U.S. soldiers take part in military exercises outside the town of Yavoriv near Lviv, Sept. 19, 2014. For NATO’s defense ministers meeting in Brussels yesterday, it was “a very busy day.” After the bilateral meeting, in which U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sent instructions to NATO [...]
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