French president visits Africa as U.N. proposes more troops

By March 5, 2014

A proposal submitted to the 15-member U.N. Security Council on March 3 calls for the deployment of an additional 12,000 foreign troops to the Central African Republic. The so-called “peacekeeping force” is ostensibly designed to reinforce the 9,000 French, African and European Union soldiers already in or being sent to the mineral-rich state. These developments […]

 

‘Money for jobs, not fascist mobs!’

By March 4, 2014
WW photo: Brenda Ryan

Anti-war activists rallied in New York’s Times Square in the bitter cold on Feb. 27 to protest the U.S. and European Union’s blatant intervention that is promoting fascist elements against the people of Venezuela and Ukraine. The International Action Center and Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST), a youth organization that had scheduled a regional conference […]

 

Don’t forget Ukraine’s communist traditions

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Young communists in Kiev carry photos of Komsomol resistance fighters executed by Nazis in occupied Ukraine 71 years before, on Feb. 8, 1943.

Ukrainian workers over the past century have made heroic contributions to the struggle for socialism in Europe and North America. This should not be forgotten even though reactionary forces currently have the political ascendency in Western Ukraine. The toppling of a Soviet war memorial in the Western Ukrainian town of Stryi spits upon everyone who […]

 

Will coup in Ukraine divide U.S. and German imperialism?

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Rainer Rupp, currently writing for the German daily newspaper Junge Welt, was a high NATO functionary in Brussels from 1977 to 1989, who also reported to the German Democratic Republic’s intelligence service HVA. Workers World managing editor John Catalinotto translated this article to make the voice of a progressive German analyst available for WW readers. […]

 

Cuban anti-terrorism fighter returns home to hero’s welcome

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President Raúl Castro greets Fernando González, Feb. 28.

Fernando González Llort, one of the Cuban Five anti-terrorist heroes, returned home to Cuba on Feb. 28, after serving his entire unjust prison sentence of 15 years. González was released from the federal prison in Safford, Ariz., the day before when he was handed over to U.S. Immigration officials and deported. González was met at the […]

 

The Cuban Five: Fernando the Giant

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Gerardo Hernández

The following statement was released by Gerardo Hernández, one of the Cuban Five who remains unjustly imprisoned in the U.S. Fernando González was released on Feb. 27 and returned to Cuba. In each of the Five there is something more or less unique about us. For example, Ramon [Labañino] is the tallest one, closely followed by […]

 

U.S. imperialism’s new Cold War and Ukraine

By March 2, 2014
Young communists in Kiev carry photos of Komsomol resistance fighters executed by Nazis in occupied Ukraine 71 years before, on Feb. 8, 1943.

The following is a summary of highlights from a talk on the Ukraine crisis by Fred Goldstein to a Workers World Party meeting in New York on Feb. 28. As internationalists living in the most powerful imperialist country in the world, it is incumbent upon us to always pay attention to the international situation. If […]

 

U.S., EU out of Ukraine! Stop Washington’s threats!

By March 1, 2014

The present crisis in Ukraine and the Crimean peninsula was provoked by the seizure of political power in Kiev by proxies of the U.S. imperialists and their junior partners in the European Union. This seizure of power, by political subversion and fascist shock troops in the streets, if successfully consolidated, would bring a regime of […]

 

Statement of communist, left and anarchist forces of Russia on events in Ukraine

By February 27, 2014

The following statement was issued Feb. 26 by an array of communist, left and anarchist forces in Russia. The longstanding policy of the bourgeois government of Ukraine, as well as the global economic crisis, have created intolerable living conditions for the majority of its citizens. During the last half of the Yanukovych regime, a significant […]

 

San Francisco solidarity with Korean workers’ strike

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Youth support strikers in south Korea, Feb. 25.Photo: Alice Loaiza

The Korean Consulate in San Francisco was the site of a militant demonstration in support of the Korean general strike called by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) on Feb. 25. There was a loud cheer when the spirited drummers from the Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project marched in. Lo Hobak spoke from the […]

 
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