Boston St. Patrick’s Day Peace march

By March 19, 2014

March 16 — Solidarity overwhelmed bigotry on the streets of South Boston this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. For 20 years the Allied War Veterans organization has rejected openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people from marching in its traditional St. Patrick’s Day Parade, as well as anti-war and peace groups led by the local [...]

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U.S. hides Russian proposal to end crisis in Crimea

By March 18, 2014
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Massive vote to separate Kiev losing control in East March 18 — The voters in Crimea on March 16 overwhelmingly voted to separate from Ukraine. The leaders of Crimea then signed a treaty to join the Russian Federation. Meanwhile, the Western imperialists have tried to bury a Russian proposal to solve the crisis, which was [...]

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Solidaridad con Venezuela

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Por Colectivo de Workers World/Mundo Obrero El primer aniversario de la muerte del líder revolucionario de Venezuela, presidente Hugo Chávez el 5 de marzo, fue conmemorado por manifestaciones y protestas en varias ciudades de los Estados Unidos.  Activistas aprovecharon la oportunidad para denunciar los ataques que están respaldados por los Estados Unidos contra el gobierno [...]

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Venezuela Bolivariana combate ataques fascistas

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El imperialismo estadounidense ha apoyado y alentado a las agrupaciones fascistas opositoras al legítimo gobierno del presidente venezolano Nicolás Maduro, que están tratando de derrocar a la Revolución Bolivariana con manifestaciones violentas a partir del 12 de febrero. Estos ataques no sólo están dirigidos contra Venezuela, sino que también apuntan a los procesos progresistas que [...]

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NATO expansion — Yugoslavia to Ukraine

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Behind Washington’s hypocritical talk of “national sovereignty,” “territorial integrity” and “international law” in its efforts to undercut the overwhelming vote of the people of Crimea to join Russia stands a stark struggle over whether Ukraine will be dragged into the ever expanding, U.S.-commanded NATO military web. Since 1995, the year NATO waged its first aggressive [...]

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Pro-West gangs attack Ukraine anti-fascists

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Emboldened by the U.S.-orchestrated coup d’état in the capital city of Kiev and Pentagon military posturing against Russia, fascist violence in Ukraine has escalated from vandalism to arson, beatings to shootings, and now — the brazen murder of anti-fascist activists. To answer these attacks, progressive and communist forces are continuing mass actions and organizing self-defense. [...]

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Marchers demand $15 an hour, pay McDonald’s a visit

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More than 200 activists, including many low-wage workers, marched on March 15 throughout the Herald Square area of New York City to demand a minimum wage of $15 an hour for all workers and the right to a union. Chanting “The workers united will never be defeated,” marchers stopped in front of major low-wage employers [...]

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Racist neglect behind East Harlem explosion

By March 17, 2014
Site of gas explosion in East Harlem.WW photo:  Johnnie Stevens

New York –  Another capitalist atrocity against the poor and people of color occurred in the neighborhood of East Harlem, N.Y., on March 12, when an explosion ripped through two tenement buildings, killing eight people, injuring more than 50 others and leveling the buildings to the ground. As of March 17, several residents of 1644 [...]

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Vote for the Cuban 5 now!

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Ask your friends to vote for them too. Voting ends 5 p.m. on March 21. IT WILL TAKE ONLY ONE MINUTE OF YOUR TIME! humanrightsaward.org/2014-peoples-choice/contest/#!/entry/6042488 The 2014 People’s Choice Award will be announced on April 9 by Global Exchange. Every effort to make the Case of the Cuban 5 known contributes to the jury of [...]

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Neocolonial regime in Libya faces war over oil exports

By March 16, 2014

On March 19, 2011, the United States and allied NATO war planes began a massive bombing campaign against the North African state of Libya. Under the guise of protecting the lives of civilians, the imperialist war machine was unleashed on a country of 6 million people. Three years later, the conditions for working and oppressed [...]

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