News Ticker

New York forum: ‘Globalize solidarity with women’

March 24, 2015

Some of the participants and organizers, March 22. WW photo: Brenda Ryan New York — Workers World Party held its annual International Working Women’s Month forum here on March 21 at the Solidarity Center. The main theme of the program was “Globalize Solidarity against ALL Forms of [...]

Town rebels after Ukraine troops kill child

March 24, 2015

Photo: Denis Grigoryuk/AntiMaidan The town of Kostyantynivka in northeastern Donetsk exploded in rebellion March 16 after Ukrainian occupation troops driving a tank veered into oncoming traffic, smashed a traffic light and hit pedestrians on the sidewalk. Polina, 8 years old, was killed instantly. [...]

Desaceleración de economía capitalista mundial arriesga trabajadores

March 24, 2015

Los grandes medios de difusión capitalistas han estado comentando recientemente acerca de la caída de los precios del petróleo crudo y la gasolina. Promueven la idea de que esto ayudará a las/os trabajadores y desempeñará un papel en la reactivación de la economía. Los economistas de las [...]

Plans made to stop tax foreclosure tsunami in Detroit

March 24, 2015

A dynamic “Emergency People’s Assembly to Stop Tax Foreclosures” on March 14 planned a series of actions to demand a moratorium on all tax foreclosures in Detroit and all of Michigan’s Wayne County. The assembly also voted to demand the release of the $251 million in unspent federal [...]

Philadelphia cops arrest Black Lives Matter activists

March 23, 2015

Activists celebrate release from jail; Scott Williams, second from right.WW photo: Joseph Piette Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey and District Attorney Seth Williams planned to address a local Town Hall on March 19 with the intention of whitewashing recent police killings which have led to [...]

Protests decry 12 years of U.S. wars abroad

March 23, 2015

Washington, D.C. WW photo: Joseph Piette Antiwar actions called Spring Rising, focusing on the 12th anniversary of the criminal U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq and continued war in Afghanistan, were held in Washington, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Minneapolis and other cities around the United [...]

In Charleston, W.Va., thousands protest ‘right-to-work’ bill

March 21, 2015

Charleston, W.Va.,March 7.Photo: UE Local 170 Charleston, W.Va. — An estimated 7,000 people showed up at the Capitol building in Charleston, W.Va., on March 7 to picket the state Legislature’s consideration of a “right-to-work” (for less!) bill, as well as a number of other reactionary [...]

Immigrant workers win concession

March 21, 2015

Liberato protest.WW photo: Anne Pruden Since April 2014, Liberato restaurant workers, mainly immigrants from Latin America, have protested wage theft, retaliation and sexual harassment that their employer engaged in. They have been assisted by the Laundry Workers Center. The Liberato restaurant is [...]

Women’s inspiring role in Cuban revolution

March 21, 2015

Maritzel González from Federation of Cuban Women, March 14.WW photo: Anne Pruden Annually each March during Women’s History Month, the Federation of Cuban Women sends a delegation to New York City to attend the United Nations Commission on the Rights of Women. A forum was held March 14 honoring [...]
1 2 3 4 5 6 357