Central African Republic: Mass protests hit French-backed regime

By June 15, 2014

Discontent among the people in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui with the French-imposed government has erupted in demonstrations by both the Muslim and Christian communities. These developments are taking place amid the increasing deployment of foreign military forces mandated for “peacekeeping” operations by the United Nations Security Council and regional bodies. The number […]

 

Stop $ for Ukraine murders

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The International Action Center, joined by activists from Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST), held an emergency protest at the downtown end of Times Square in New York on June 6 to educate and mobilize against the attack on the people of the Donbass region of Ukraine. The Kiev-based regime, with full support from U.S. and […]

 

Haiti: Protests hit 10 years of U.N. occupation

By June 14, 2014

The United Nation’s Minustah force took over the occupation of Haiti 10 years ago, on June 1, 2004, after the United States, with help from France and Canada, carried out a coup d’etat. They kidnapped popular President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on Feb. 29 and sent him on a U.S. plane into exile in the Central African […]

 

Ukrainian leftist leader speaks: ‘From the beginning, Maidan supported imperialist plunder’

By June 13, 2014

The following interview with Sergei Kirichuk, leader in exile of Union Borotba (Struggle), was published at Initiativ-online.org on June 11, 2014. It was translated from German by Workers World managing editor John Catalinotto. “From the beginning the Maidan [the demonstrations in Kiev’s central square] supported the free trade agreement with the EU. We, on the other hand, […]

 

Syria’s elections: Big setback to imperialist war plans

By June 11, 2014

Damascus, Syria — Nearly 12 million Syrians cast their ballots on June 3 at 9,601 open polling sites across Syria and in Syrian embassies around the world. With a turnout of 72 percent, President Bashar al-Assad from the Ba’ath Party won over 88 percent of the vote. Communist legislator Maher Hajjar got 372,301 votes (3.2 […]

 

Ukrainian resister: ’Automatic weapons are deciding all’

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In this article, Sergei Kirichuk evaluates the current situation in Ukraine as new President Peter Poroshenko continues a bloody “anti-terrorist operation” against the people of the Donbass mining and industrial region. Kirichuk is national coordinator of Union Borotba (Struggle), a revolutionary socialist organization in Ukraine that helped organize the anti-fascist movement in the southeast against […]

 

SALVADORANS CELEBRATE: FMLN president sworn in

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FMLN president sworn in

San Salvador, El Salvador — In yet another sign of the revolutionary momentum sweeping the Americas, Salvador Sánchez Cerén was inaugurated president of El Salvador on June 1 amidst an emotional and victorious air of celebration here in the capital. President Sánchez Cerén is the historic and beloved leader of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation […]

 

Migrant struggle in Europe reveals global crisis

By June 8, 2014

Two incidents on European territory this week demonstrate how the deepening global economic and political crisis affects the international working class on the issue of forced migration. On May 28, French riot police raided a migrant camp in the port city of Calais, in northern France across from England. Like locations at the U.S. southern […]

 

A look inside the European Union vote

By June 7, 2014

Elections to the European Union Parliament held May 25 reflected the growing mass revulsion against the centrist parties that have directed most Western European governments and the EU itself — especially given the EU’s management of the severe capitalist crisis that struck in 2008 and has remained in force ever since. Only 43 percent of […]

 

Support grows for Oscar López

By June 5, 2014
Oscar López

On May 29, actions for the freedom of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera were carried out in Puerto Rico and in other places around the world. May 29 marked the 33rd anniversary of López’s arrest. That day completed a walk around the island, called “National Walk 33 in 33 for Oscar,” which had […]

 
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