Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine salutes the U.S. Black struggle: ‘The empire will fall from within’

By November 29, 2014

The following statement was first issued by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine on Aug. 19, 2014. The powerful and inspiring words expressed below are just as relevant today in light of mass protests against the racist grand jury ruling in Ferguson as when first written. For more information, go to http://pflp.ps/.   […]

 

Ukraine anti-fascists stand with Ferguson

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Nov. 27 rally.Photo: Borotba

Activists of the Union Borotba (Struggle) of Ukraine, living in exile in Simferopol, Crimea, rallied in support of the people of Ferguson, Mo., and the struggle against police brutality and racism in the United States on Nov. 27. They were joined by members of the United Communist Party of Russia. Denis Levin, a coordinator of Borotba, […]

 

Solidarity with Mexico’s students

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Philadelphia

On Nov. 20, people demonstrated all over Mexico and the world in solidarity with Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, and against President Enrique Peña Nieto, including in cities across the United States. In Philadephia, more than 150 people protested in front of the Mexican Consulate. In the California Bay Area, more than 200 people marched in the pouring […]

 

Humanitarian crisis in Donbass as Washington-Kiev threatens to escalate war

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Thirteen. That’s the average daily death toll in the Ukrainian government’s war against the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics since a ceasefire agreement was signed in early September, according to a Nov. 20 report by United Nations monitors. (BBC Nov. 21) Nearly 1,000 have died since the ceasefire was inked, according to the U.N. Most […]

 

Haitian cops kill protesters – U.S. Embassy remains silent

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Haitians in Port-au-Prince demand president resign.

November 18 is the anniversary of the 1803 battle of Vertière, the decisive battle of the Haitian revolution in which an army of former slaves — most born in Africa — defeated the cream of the French army and guaranteed Haiti’s independence. On that anniversary this year, tens of thousands of Haitians took the opportunity […]

 

Long live a free Puerto Rico!

By November 24, 2014
Berta Joubert-CeciWW photo: Bert Joubert-Ceci

Excerpted from a talk by Berta Joubert-Ceci to the Workers World Party national conference in New York City, Nov. 15-16. We are seeing the effects and the consequences of this stage of capitalism — what we have called “capitalism at a dead end.” The intensification of the attacks at all levels on working people, on […]

 

Anti-fascist rebellion in Ukraine and Donbass

By November 23, 2014
Greg ButterfieldWW photo: G. Dunkel

From the talk given by Greg Butterfield at the 2014 Workers World Party National Conference in New York City A year ago, few people in the U.S. — including us — were thinking about Ukraine. But one group was: the imperialist ruling class. The 1% and their Pentagon enforcers had been not only thinking about […]

 

Colombian ‘peace process’ at an impasse

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Nov. 23 — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shocked the world when he announced on Nov. 16 the unilateral suspension of peace negotiations of the past two years between his government and the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army) in Havana, Cuba. That day, it was revealed that the FARC-EP had captured Colombian Army […]

 

Mexico, immigration and Obama’s Executive Order

By November 22, 2014
New York saw one of the worldwide protests over killings in Mexico — on the same day as President Obama’s announcement on immigration.WW photo: Anne Pruden

President Barack Obama issued a long-awaited Executive Order on immigration policy on Nov. 20. That same day hundreds of thousands of people in Mexico took part in mass marches in solidarity with the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa in the state of Guerrero. The two events — one in Washington, the other across the border […]

 

Solidarity messages to Workers World Party/Mundo Obrero

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The following are excerpts from written solidarity messages to the Workers World Party 56th national conference, held Nov. 15-16 in New York City. Other messages were sent by video from the FARC of Colombia and Oscar Rivera of Puerto Rico or delivered at the conference from representatives of the Cuban U.N. mission or others. Asia […]

 
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