Manifestación en el Bronx denuncia cierre de escuelas en Puerto Rico

By August 26, 2014

El Bronx, N.Y. — Una concurrida plaza en el Bronx fue el escenario de un encuentro callejero el 21 de agosto, en solidaridad con la creciente lucha por los derechos educativos en Puerto Rico. Padres y activistas denunciaron el programa de austeridad de los bancos y el gobernador que ha cerrado 80 escuelas, donde el [...]

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Ferguson, Mo., community stands strong against militarized police

By August 25, 2014
Monica Moorehead at memorial marking where Michael Brown died.WW photo: Lal Roohk

Ferguson, Mo. — Anti-racists from all over the world fighting against police brutality have expressed their solidarity with the embattled African-American community of Ferguson. Many have come to Ferguson since cop Darren Wilson gunned down 18-year-old, unarmed Michael Brown on Aug. 8. But the core of the organizers of the daily and nightly protests and [...]

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Ferguson, Mo., community activists talk to WW

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Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 24 — Abdul Syed marches courageously and in solidarity with the hundreds of protesters who march nightly demanding justice for the family of Michael Brown and an end to police terror. In spite of the intense police repression and the fact that he is Pakistani and Muslim and therefore subject to further [...]

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Thousands demand “Justice for Eric Garner!”

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WW photo: Johnnie Stevens

Staten Island, N.Y. — At least 15,000 people demonstrated in Staten Island, N.Y., on Aug. 23,  demanding justice for Eric Garner, an African American, slain on July 17 by New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo.   A video of Pantaleo applying a chokehold to Garner, killing him, has been widely disseminated, and been seen [...]

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Rasmea Odeh case: Judge Borman forced to step down

By August 22, 2014

fightbacknews.org dated Aug.12 Detroit — Judge Paul D. Borman was forced to remove himself from the case of Palestinian community leader Rasmea Odeh on Aug 11. Late last month, Judge Borman stridently denied a defense motion calling on him to step down. The motion asserted that his lifelong support for the state of Israel — [...]

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On the picket line

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Kellogg ordered to end lockout On July 30, a federal judge ordered Kellogg to end its union-busting lockout of 226 workers at its Memphis cereal plant, reinstate their jobs by Aug. 4 and bargain with Bakery union (BCTGM) Local 252G in good faith. Kellogg locked the workers out on Oct. 22 because they refused changes [...]

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March marks Rabaa massacre anniversary

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March marks Rabaa massacre anniversary

Thousands of Egyptian-Americans marched from the Egyptian Mission to the United Nations to Times Square on Aug. 14 to mark the first anniversary of the massacre at Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in Cairo. At least 2,600 supporters of ousted President Mohammad Morsi were killed by the U.S.-backed Egyptian military. Morsi won the first democratic election in [...]

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WW salutes revolutionary youth Andrew Brazhevsky

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Andrew Brazhevsky

Workers World joins with communist and anti-fascist fighters around the world in marking the August 30 Day of Remembrance for Andrew Brazhevsky. Brazhevsky, a revolutionary youth and member of the Marxist organization Union Borotba (Struggle) in Ukraine, would have turned 27 on Aug. 30. But his life was cut short when he and 47 others [...]

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Bronx rally denounces school closings in Puerto Rico

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WW photo: Johnnie Stevens

Bronx, N.Y. — A busy plaza in the Bronx was the site of a street meeting on Aug. 21, in solidarity with the growing fight for educational rights in Puerto Rico.  Parents and activists denounced the banker/governor’s austerity program that has closed 80 schools, where 45 percent were students with disabilities. Other targets of ongoing [...]

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Jury acquits anti-drone protester

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Syracuse, N.Y. — A six-person jury acquitted anti-drone protester Russell Brown on July 31 in an East Syracuse, N.Y., court of all charges after he testified about how current U.S. murderous drone strikes are like the U.S. war crimes committed during the ­Vietnam War. Brown was on trial for an April 2013 protest at Hancock [...]

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