Egypt’s military regime set to free Mubarak

By December 8, 2014

In 2011, a heroic mass revolution deposed U.S.-supported Egyptian dictator Gen. Hosni Mubarak. This uprising was an inspiration to poor and oppressed people all over the world. Its current assassins — which include the new military regime of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and U.S. imperialism — deserve the condemnation of all progressive and justice-seeking people everywhere. […]

 

My reunion with Brazil

By December 6, 2014

By Miguel Urbano Rodrigues The author is a Portuguese writer, editor and Communist activist, who was exiled in Brazil from 1957 to 1974 and was editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper, O Estado do a Paolo, during that period. Later he edited Avante, the weekly newspaper of the Portuguese Communist Party from 1974 to 1975 and […]

 

Imperialism and the Ebola epidemic

By December 4, 2014

Despite the international media attention focused on the latest and most widespread Ebola Virus Disease outbreak, there are contradictory reports on whether the three most severely impacted countries have met the treatment goals established by the World Health Organization and other agencies. Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone have borne the brunt of EBV’s latest outbreak. […]

 

GM workers protest at U.S. embassy in Bogota, Colombia

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For over 1,200 days, former workers of General Motors’ Colmotores plant in Bogotá, Colombia, have maintained an encampment outside the U.S. Embassy. Asotrecol (the association of injured workers and ex-workers of GM Colmotores) began the action on Aug. 1, 2011, to protest being fired after being injured on the job and subsequently having their medical […]

 

Biggest protest to date in Haiti

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Port-au-Prince, Nov. 26.Photo: Daniel Tercier, Haiti Liberte

Most of them live without electricity. Or phone service. Their community groups and popular parties don’t have much of either. They spread the call to demonstrate mouth-to-mouth or by radio shows. Internet with a mass reach doesn’t exist. But what the people of Haiti do have is mass anger. Anger at their government, which was […]

 

London students challenge gov’t over fees

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In a direct challenge to the conservative government of Prime Minister David Cameron, thousands of students marched through the streets of London on Nov. 19 to the British Parliament, demanding the end of the austerity imposed on higher education and publicly funded (“free”) education. The coalition of student groups that called the protest announced that […]

 

The whole world watches Ferguson

By December 3, 2014
London

The United States is the major imperialist power in the world, so governments and media worldwide thoroughly analyze any major developments here from multiple points of view. The struggle against racism in Ferguson, Mo., has been the subject of tens of thousands of articles and programs, in both written and broadcast media around the world, […]

 

A tribute to Leslie Feinberg

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Leslie Feinberg speaks at Madison Square Garden Theater rally of 6,000 people in 2000 to demand freedom for political prisoner, Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Many people involved in the fight for a better world are at this time feeling a great sadness at the loss of Leslie Feinberg, whose contributions in the working-class movement were vital. Leslie Feinberg dedicated her life to the struggle against oppression and for liberation. Her work and writing have been an inspiration to social […]

 

Karl Liebknecht’s 1914 speech in Germany denouncing World War I

By December 2, 2014

Workers World has periodically covered events connected with the outbreak of World War I, which opened in August 100 years ago. This conflict among the imperialist ruling classes of the different European powers over who would exploit and oppress most of the world, was to turn into a slaughter of 20-40 million workers. One of […]

 

Growing crisis in Puerto Rico’s colonial regime

By November 29, 2014

The following article was written by Panamanian sociologist Olmedo Beluche, who recently visited Puerto Rico to participate in a series of conferences on the anticolonial struggle in Panama and Puerto Rico. An economic and social crisis has struck the “Commonwealth,” a euphemism that U.S. imperialism uses to disguise the colonial regime under which it has […]

 
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