Syrians rally in NYC

By June 4, 2014
Syrians rally in NYC

Poet Rana Nasrallah recites a poem to members of the Syrian community of Allentown, Pa., who rallied outside the United Nations in New York City on May 31 to support the besieged government of Syria and the election process there. The U.S. is preventing Syrians living here from voting in their country’s elections. The gathering […]

 

Return Cuba’s heroes

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Cuba is awaiting the return of Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and Antonio Guerrero, the three of the Cuban 5 who remain unjustly held in U.S. prisons. Along with René González and Fernando González, who served their full sentences and returned to Cuba, these five men are heroes who risked their own lives to infiltrate Miami-based […]

 

Spanish king abdicates; masses demand end to monarchy

By June 3, 2014
Movement calls for referendum on the monarchy.

June 3 — King Juan Carlos I of Spain was forced to announce his abdication on June 2 after mass popular revulsion, heated by six years of economic crisis and 26 percent unemployment. The big question now is whether this opening of the valve on the social pressure cooker will blow off steam without causing […]

 

No to U.S intervention in Syrian election

By May 31, 2014

Following is the statement of the International Action Center on the upcoming election in Syria. The Syrian people are holding a presidential election June 3. What makes this election unique is that it can help protect the sovereignty, even the existence of this country. It can help end the bloody war that has drained the […]

 

Ukraine’s Donbass is today’s Vietnam

By May 30, 2014

Following are excerpts from an article by Victor Shapinov, a member of the socialist organization Union Borotba (Struggle). It is directed towards Ukrainian youth, especially those living in the western part of the former Soviet republic. The western region is the stronghold of the coalition of neoliberal politicians, oligarchs and fascists who recently seized power […]

 

U.S. blesses fraudulent Ukraine election

By May 29, 2014

May 27 — The U.S.-backed junta of neoliberal politicians, oligarchs and fascists, which came to power in a coup against the elected government of Ukraine, staged presidential elections May 25 in an attempt to legitimize its rule. Billionaire oligarch Peter Poroshenko, known as the “Chocolate King,” claimed victory with 54 percent of the vote. (CNN, […]

 

Austerity, imperialism & disease

By May 28, 2014

Airport malaria is common in Europe. The region is the destination of travelers from many parts of the world, like Africa, where malaria is widespread. But when local transmission of malaria was reported in Greece in 2012 — the first time in 40 years — alarm bells went off. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

 

President Oligarch — the natural result of Euromaidan

By May 27, 2014

Statement of Union Borotba (Struggle) on Ukraine’s “elections of blood” Following is a report and analysis of the May 25 elections by Union Borotba (Struggle), a revolutionary socialist and anti-fascist organization in Ukraine, translated by Workers World contributing editor Greg Butterfield and available on the Borotba.org website. Oligarch Petro Poroshenko declared himself the landslide winner […]

 

Venezuela-Palestine fuel deal

By May 26, 2014

Bolivarian Venezuela continued its support for Palestine liberation that existed consistently during the 15 years when Hugo Chávez was president. The two countries agreed on an energy pact in which the oil-rich Latin American country will provide diesel fuel to the Mideast country, which has been subject to Israeli occupation and repression for more than […]

 

Activists commemorate Al-Nakba

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Billboard commemorating
66 years of Al Nakba.

Around 80 activists gathered on May 16 in New York City to mark 66 years of Al Nakba, the catastrophe of death, destruction and mass exile which established the illegal Israeli military occupation of Palestine. Palestinian activists held banners and distributed information on the history of ongoing massacres, terrorism and ethnic cleansing committed by Israeli […]

 
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