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Greek deal means more hardship for workers, more money for bankers

July 21, 2015

July 20 — The bailout deal signed by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the European bankers has brought more hardship to the Greek workers, more money to the bankers and shows that electoral politics without vigorous class struggle is a dead end for the working class. Cutting pensions [...]

China, rising wages and worker militancy

July 21, 2015

Workers’ wages in the United States have been stagnant since the 1970s in terms of purchasing power. It is common knowledge that it now takes several wage earners in most working-class families just to meet basic expenses. Meanwhile, low-wage workers are on the move, fighting hard for a [...]

Resistencia masiva debe decir ¡NO!

July 21, 2015

14 de julio – Con pistola en la cabeza, los dirigentes de Syriza encabezados por Alexis Tsipras, han cedido ante los poderes financieros de Europa encabezados por los banqueros alemanes. Los términos del acuerdo dictan dificultades aún más graves para las masas griegas y una dominación [...]

Baltimore activists launch cop watch campaign

July 20, 2015

The Baltimore People’s Power Assembly held a People’s Tribunal Against Police Terror on June 6 that brought many members of oppressed communities out to testify about their experiences with the police. One of the resolutions adopted by that tribunal was to launch a campaign to teach people in [...]

NYC: luxury housing abounds while 60,000 homeless

July 20, 2015

Community and immigrant organizations joined rank-and-file construction union members and church groups for a protest of some 500 people July 15 in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. They rallied and marched to demand affordable housing in New York City. Led by mostly people of color, they chanted [...]

On the road with the Cuba caravan

July 19, 2015

Yellow school buses are a common sight in the U.S. Usually the rides are shorter than the 2,300 miles we just covered in 10 days on a very special bus. Ours was just one of the latest to have traversed the North American continent since the early 1990s, to be donated to the revolutionary people of [...]

Celebrate the Cuban Revolution and support Workers World!

July 19, 2015

On July 26, 1953, revolutionaries stormed the Moncada Barracks in Santiago, Cuba. Less than six years later, Fidel and his guerrillas ousted the U.S.-backed Batista dictatorship, marching into Havana during the first days of January 1959. That same year, Workers World newspaper began to publish. [...]

German imperialism and the Greek debt crisis

July 18, 2015

Introduction The following article was written last March 4, shortly after the anti-austerity electoral victory of Syriza. The hostile reaction of European finance capital was out in the open. And the German bankers played the leading role in putting up a stone wall against the early anti-austerity [...]

Stop Texas’ execution of Bernardo Tercero

July 18, 2015

Friends and supporters of Nicaraguan citizen Bernardo Tercero rallied outside of the Nicaraguan Consulate on July 9, to encourage the consul general to intensify efforts to stop Tercero’s August 26 execution in Huntsville, Texas. “We are here to urge the Honorable Samuel Trejos, consul [...]
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