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May Day message to Ukraine workers

April 30, 2015

The following May Day statement addressing the workers of Ukraine was issued by the communist organization Union Borotba (Struggle), whose members were driven underground or into exile following the U.S.-backed coup in Kiev last year. It was translated by Workers World contributing editor Greg [...]

One year after massacre, Odessa resists fascist occupation

April 30, 2015

House of Trade Unions burns during Odessamassacre, May 2, 2014.Photo: 2may.org One year after 48 anti-fascist activists died by bullets, flames and beatings at the hands of Ukrainian neo-Nazi gangs in Odessa, this city on the Black Sea is living under occupation. Yet the fighting spirit of this [...]

Boston homeless lead march

April 30, 2015

WW photo: Gerry Scoppettuolo Boston’s organized homeless people continued their fightback against oppressive conditions in city shelters by mounting an unprecedented March of the Homeless on April 23. The march through city streets culminated in a united rally with the immigrant community at the [...]

Peace process vital to Colombian people

April 30, 2015

FARC-EP Commander Marco León Calarcá with Berta Joubert-Ceci in May 2014. The peace process unfolding in Colombia through talks being held in Havana, Cuba, between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) and the Colombian government is crucial to the stability of the region. Any [...]

Latin America beats back U.S. imperialism at summits, part 1

April 30, 2015

Taken from a talk given at a Workers World Party forum on April 17 in New York City. Raúl Castro and Nicolás Maduro at the Summit of the Americas. U.S. imperialism got a good, old-fashioned shellacking at the VII Summit of the Americas and the People’s Summit in Panama from April 8 to 11. But [...]

Venezuelan representative speaks

April 30, 2015

Venezuelan Consul General Jesus Rodriguez Espinoza was a special guest speaker from Chicago at the April 27 weekly meeting of the Moratorium NOW! Coalition to Stop Foreclosures, Evictions, and Utility Shutoffs and the Michigan Emergency Committee Against War & Injustice in Detroit. Rodriguez [...]

Eduardo Galeano His ‘Open Veins’ laid bare ravages of imperialism

April 30, 2015

Eduardo Galeano Eduardo Galeano, the Uruguayan writer most famous for his “Open Veins of Latin America,” died April 13 of lung cancer at the age of 74. Written in the early 1970s, his book exposed the devastating ravages of imperialist domination in Latin America and the Caribbean, much as [...]

After Ferguson, police go on counterattack: Mass resistance is the answer

April 29, 2015

Baltimore youth faces down militarized police.Photo: Richard Reilly April 27 — The arrogant defiance and evasive obstructionism that the Baltimore police have put up in the face of the video showing them dragging a limp Freddie Grey into a police van are typical of the hardened attitude of police [...]

‘Marxism and insurrection’

April 29, 2015

From Los Angeles to Baltimore We reprint here excerpts from the article “Marxism and insurrection” written on May 14, 1992, by Sam Marcy, founder of Workers World Party. For the full article, go to tinyurl.com/marxism-and-insurrection Los Angeles, 1992 The brutal suppression of the Los Angeles [...]

Gaza & Baltimore

April 29, 2015

Gaza Gaza is the world’s biggest prison. Nearly two million Palestinian people are locked up there by Israel’s military blockade. Last year, racist Israel killed over 2,000 Palestinians in Gaza, including 547 children. The Pentagon rushed in more bombs when the Zionist state ran low on [...]
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