Eric Garner to occupied Palestine: A common enemy & struggle

By July 29, 2014

Against the illuminating backdrop of the Dred Scott Decision of 1857, there exists disturbing parallels between the cowardly New York Police Department’s racist killing of Eric Garner and the on-going, genocidal assault against the heroic Palestinian people by the Zionist garrison state of Israel. These parallels are fervently anchored in the ideology of exceptionalism, imperial […]

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Staten Island, N.Y., protest demands ’Justice for Eric Garner!’

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WW photo: Anne Pruden

More than 100 people gathered July 26 to protest the brutal killing-on-video of Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y. They met at the site of Garner’s death from a cop’s chokehold to demand justice and “stop killer cops!” Outrage over Garner’s killing has been expressed around the U.S. At the protest were representatives from Rebel […]

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IFCO/Pastors for Peace: On the road to Cuba

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Since 1992 the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization/Pastors for Peace Friendshipment caravan has challenged the U.S. blockade of Cuba, casting a solidarity net to every corner of the United States and into Canada and Mexico. On July 23, caravanistas marched across the border to join their brightly painted vehicles. Without U.S. government permission or an […]

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New Jersey health workers threaten to strike

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Milly Silva, executive vice president of 1199 SEIU, Jersey City, July 23.Photo: 1199 SEIU

Excerpted from a July 23 press release. For more information, go to 1199 SEIU website at tinyurl.com/neajdrw. A multinational, multigendered delegation of 1199 Service Employees healthcare workers, including certified nursing assistants, housekeepers, dietary and recreation aides, and licensed practical nurses, held a press conference in the Journal Square area of Jersey City, N.J., on July […]

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Todos somos Gaza

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EUA provee armas y cobertura diplomática para la limpieza étnica israelí en Gaza 22 de julio — La horrenda agresión de Israel contra el pueblo de Gaza se encuentra en su 14º día. Hoy mismo, Tel Aviv utilizó su arsenal suministrado por Estados Unidos para atacar cinco mezquitas y una unidad de cuidados intensivos del […]

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Millions globally protest Israel’s war on Gaza

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Marseille, France

During the week of July 21-27, millions of people turned out in protests around the world to demand that Israel “Stop the war on Gaza.”  As news that the mounting civilian death toll in Gaza surpassed 1,000, mass marches filled the streets of nearly every major world city, including in Israel itself. On July 26, over […]

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Women declare: ‘Let Gaza live!’

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The International Working Women’s Coalition, which for the past 10 years has commemorated International Working Women’s Day in New York City, stands with the world’s working and oppressed peoples in solidarity with the heroic people of Gaza who are resisting the heinous atrocities by the fascistic, Zionist regime, especially the Israeli Defense Forces. What is […]

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Theft of Detroit retirees’ pensions gets one step closer

By July 28, 2014

The results of retiree voting on pension cuts in the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings were announced on July 21. It was reported that 73 percent of the voters approved the cuts while 27 percent voted “no.” The fix was in from the start. Only about half of tens of thousands of retirees voted. This is not […]

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When children are ‘the enemy’

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Printed from a July 13 audio column aired by Prison Radio at prisonradio.org. I’ve been watching for days now, as media reports display the growing hatreds at the arrival of Central American children across the Mexican-U.S. border. American voices crackle with bile as they begin the drumbeat for their immediate deportation. Vile names are called […]

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In Kansas, tax cut means austerity

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The state of Kansas is running out of money in its rainy-day fund because it made huge cuts in  income tax rates in 2012. It took in $338 million less than expected in the 2014 fiscal year. Governor Sam Brownback pushed for these cuts, claiming they would pay for themselves with increased economic growth. His […]

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