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Rescue Ship to Yemen forced to dock in Djibouti

May 26, 2015

Djibouti, on the Red Sea Caleb Maupin about to board ship with humanitarian aid bound for Yemen. May 23 — From the port of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, it is with great sadness and burning outrage that I announce that the voyage of the Iran Shahed Rescue Ship has ended. We will not reach [...]

Puerto Rico, la colonia

May 26, 2015

Hacia finales de los años cuarenta, Estados Unidos bautizó a Puerto Rico la “Vitrina del Caribe”, como ejemplo a seguir por todo el Caribe y Latinoamérica. Era supuestamente el milagro de industrialización que ejecutaba el benefactor gigante capitalista del norte en una islita pobre, [...]

Baltimore defunds schools, funds youth jail

May 22, 2015

PPA says: ‘Jobs & education, NOT YOUTH JAILS,’ at Baltimore City’s Juvenile Justice Center, May 16.WW photo: Joseph Piette Baltimore — The Maryland Board of Public Works unanimously decided on May 13 to spend $30 million for the construction of a new youth jail facility in Baltimore. It [...]

‘Shell: No Arctic oil drilling!’

May 22, 2015

Seattle, May 18 — Since the start of this year, a groundswell of opposition has arisen against Royal Dutch Shell’s plans to drill in the Arctic. With barely any public notice, the Seattle Port Commission had granted a lease in early January for Shell to use Terminal 5 in that city to overhaul a [...]

NYC tenants demand affordable housing

May 22, 2015

Thousands of tenants demanding their right to affordable housing gathered in Manhattan’s Foley Square on May 14 and marched across the Brooklyn Bridge. They were joined by labor allies: 1199SEIU United Health Care Workers East, the Communication Workers Local 1080, the Professional Staff [...]

The killing of Osama bin Laden: U.S. lies exposed

May 21, 2015

A pack of lies. On May 2, 2011, a team of U.S. Navy SEALs, acting under the direction of the CIA, carried out a raid on a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and assassinated Osama bin Laden. Although it violated international law as well as Pakistani national sovereignty, the assault, which included [...]

Detroiters protest Chase banksters

May 21, 2015

Detroit city retiree Bill Davis speaks out against Chase, May 19.WW photo: Kris Hamel Protesters greeted banksters arriving at the JPMorgan Chase annual board of directors meeting on the morning of May 19 at downtown Detroit’s swanky Book Cadillac Hotel, where the gathering of thieves was held. [...]

Mothers for Justice United

May 21, 2015

Members of “Mothers for Justice United” marched and participated in various activities in Washington, D.C., on Mother’s Day weekend, May 8 to 10, to demand an end to the epidemic of police terror and other forms of state violence directed against Black and Brown communities. Maria Hamilton [...]
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