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Occupation is responsible for escalation in Jerusalem

November 21, 2014

Rabbis from Orthodox Jews Against Zionism sit with the family of Palestinian bus driver Yousuf Al Ramouni, lynched by Zionist settlers in Jerusalem.WW photo The following is a statement from the website of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, in the aftermath of attacks by racist [...]

As postal bosses meet in D.C., unions rally against downsizing

November 20, 2014

Officials at the headquarters of the U.S. Postal Service in Washington, D.C., kept an angry, overflow crowd in the lobby during a Postal Board of Governors meeting on Nov. 14. After chanting “Whose post office? The people’s post office!” and other slogans for over an hour, the boisterous [...]

Suit challenges law muzzling Mumia

November 20, 2014

Attorneys representing political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal filed a lawsuit in federal court in Harrisburg, Pa., on Nov. 10 seeking to overturn a Pennsylvania censorship bill that had been quickly passed in October and then signed into law by outgoing Gov. Tom Corbett. The Pittsburgh-based [...]

Homeless organize in Boston

November 20, 2014

An overflow crowd of 300 homeless people and their supporters rocked the Blackstone Community Center in Boston’s South End on Nov. 12. Many were among the 700 homeless people who were thrown out of Boston’s biggest shelter — Long Island Shelter in Boston Harbor — on Oct. 9, after the only [...]

Protests over police violence sweep France

November 20, 2014

Paris youth say: ‘Rémi: The people are in the streets!’ Rémi Fraisse was killed by an “offensive grenade” used by French cops Oct. 26 during a protest against a dam being built in Tarn, a rural area northeast of Toulouse. Fraisse, 21, was part of the encampment by a local militant group [...]

Spread Marxism, build the party

November 20, 2014

WORKERS WORLD PARTY CONFERENCE Excerpts from the talk given by Fred Goldstein at the 2014 Workers World Party National Conference in New York City.WW photo: G. Dunkel This is a very difficult period for the working class and the oppressed. But this difficult period also offers great potential and [...]

Lessons of May Day & the migrant rights movement

November 20, 2014

WORKERS WORLD PARTY CONFERENCE Talk by Teresa Gutierrez to the 2014 Workers World Party National Conference in New York City.WW photo: G. Dunkel Not too long ago, the movement in this country hardly remembered, much less commemorated, May Day. In 2005, however, a wonderful grouping of labor [...]

What it takes to unite the workers & oppressed

November 19, 2014

WORKERS WORLD PARTY CONFERENCE Excerpts from the talk given by Larry Holmes at the 2014 Workers World Party National Conference in New York City.WW photo: Brenda Ryan Comrades, I want to start by saying a word about the immense Boston struggle. In the relationships between capital and labor at any [...]

Youth are the future!

November 19, 2014

WORKERS WORLD PARTY CONFERENCE Opening talk at the 2014 Workers World National Conference in New York City by Colleen Davidson, a member of the Baltimore Branch of Workers World Party and Fight Imperialism, Stand Together.WW photo: G. Dunkel I would like to ask all the FIST members, in fact, all [...]

Ferguson’s moment of truth

November 19, 2014

A moment of truth approaches in Ferguson, in Missouri, in the United States. Two sides are mobilizing for the next step in the struggle for freedom from police and state repression for nationally oppressed peoples in the United States. The point of contention is the Missouri grand jury’s decision [...]
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