Urgent call from Gaza

By July 14, 2014

We use our editorial space this week to reprint portions of a June 12 “Urgent call from Gaza civil society,” signed by 17 organizations representing Palestinian women, students, teachers and unions. We Palestinians trapped inside the bloodied and besieged Gaza Strip call on conscientious people all over the world to act, protest and intensify the […]

 

Free Imam Jamil Al-Amin!

By July 8, 2014
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Workers World Party, without hesitation or compromise, demands along with many others the long-overdue freedom for Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (formerly H. Rap Brown), who is currently housed at the U.S. Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Facility in Florence, Colo. Known as ADX, this federal prison has been dubbed one of the 10 worst prisons in not just […]

 

Stop Israeli assault!

By July 2, 2014

July 1 — Early this morning, the Israeli authorities used the death of three Israeli teenagers as the pretext to begin a major assault on Palestinian organizations and civilians in the West Bank and Gaza. Every voice should be raised against this assault. This is already the largest Israeli military operation against Palestinians in the […]

 

Boston: Fight union busting, racism

By June 26, 2014
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The Veolia Corporation’s campaign to break the Boston School Bus Drivers Union and rip up their contract is part of a broader austerity attack that targets the unions, public education and Boston’s African-American, Latino/a and immigrant communities. Workers World supports this all-important fight against union busting and austerity cutbacks. The mostly Haitian, Cape Verdean and […]

 

Egypt, Israel: tools of imperialism

By June 25, 2014

When Secretary of State John Kerry met on June 22 with Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the coup leader who now claims the presidency of Egypt, he proclaimed that things are now “normal” in Egypt so that el-Sisi can receive the official blessings of the U.S. government. This means the U.S. will continue to bankroll the […]

 

U.S. stay out of Iraq!

By June 16, 2014

Iraq’s disaster has moved back onto the front burner of world attention. As of June 15, the Barack Obama administration is considering air strikes in the country the Pentagon finally left in 2011 after eight years of occupation. Only the most hardened imperialist politicians and diplomats — the most resolute liars — could argue that […]

 

Palestinian unity gov’t

By June 13, 2014

Despite opposition from both the U.S. and Israel, the Gaza-based Palestinian organization Hamas and the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, controlled by the Fatah organization, are continuing in their efforts to set up a unity government. Both Fatah and Hamas have handed over ministries to the new government, which will tackle the day-to-day issues both in […]

 

Obama at West Point

By June 4, 2014

When President Barack Obama spoke to the graduating cadets of West Point on May 28, they cheered his statement that “you are the first class to graduate since 9/11 who may not be sent into combat in Iraq or Afghanistan.” He was immediately attacked by the hawks, among them Charles Krauthammer of the Washington Post, […]

 

A rampage and an epidemic

By June 3, 2014
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A deadly attack killed six young students at the University of California, Santa Barbara on May 23 and injured 13 others in Isla Vista, Calif. That was the toll of 22-year-old Elliot Rodger’s angry rampage, which ended when he took his own life. Rodger had published a 141-page “manifesto” detailing his overwhelming rage toward humanity, especially women. He […]

 

For an end to the China-Vietnam conflict

By May 22, 2014

A dangerous conflict has broken out between the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam over the placement of a giant Chinese oil rig in the vicinity of the Paracel Islands. On May 2, China placed the $1 billion Haiyang-981 oil rig, owned by the Chinese National Oil Company (CNOOC), in waters […]

 
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