Solidarity with Bolivarian revolution

By February 27, 2014
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A rally in solidarity with Venezuela was held in San Francisco’s Mission District on Feb. 17 demanding U.S. hands off Venezuela and solidarity with the Bolivarian revolution. The rally was initiated by the Answer Coalition and endorsed by such groups as the Bay Area Latin America Solidarity Committee, Marcha Patriotica Colombia-CA Chapter and Workers World [...]

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Stop the bombing of Fallujah

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United States weapons are still killing Iraqis as the government that the U.S. 10-year-long occupation installed bombs the rebellious cities of Fallujah and Ramadi. According to supporters of Iraqi sovereignty around the world, the regime of Nouri al-Maliki has exaggerated the presence of al-Qaida-like groups to justify its assault on the population. Workers World received [...]

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The great railroad strike of 1922

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Railroad workers walking off the job in the July 1922 strike. Photo from Labor Herald [Chicago] Aug. 1922.

Ninety-one years ago railroad workers employed in shops and roundhouses revolted against a 12 percent wage cut. Nearly 400,000 workers walked off the job on July 1, 1922. President Warren G. Harding and his incredibly corrupt administration smashed the strike. At least 10 workers were killed by the National Guard and private detectives across the [...]

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From Ukraine to Venezuela: U.S. wages dirty wars

By February 26, 2014

Destroying the Ukraine government through an armed insurrection is part of a broader strategy by U.S. imperialism to colonize the former Soviet republics and encircle Russia. The right-wing forces now running Kiev would let the Ukrainian masses become debt slaves to U.S., French and German banks. Feb. 24 — Washington has escalated its global campaign [...]

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North Carolina students fight cuts with walkout

By February 25, 2014

“If they won’t let us dream, we won’t let them sleep.”— Anders Lustgarten, playwright  Frederick Douglass once said: “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”  History is riddled with stories of courageous marches, protests and too many martyrs. Most think that we don’t make history anymore. This is not [...]

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EE.UU. respalda el terror contra Venezuela

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19 de febrero de 2014 — La actual violencia por parte de las fuerzas derechistas opositoras a la Revolución Bolivariana, son una continuación del asedio que comenzó cuando el entonces presidente Hugo Chávez aprobara las 49 leyes económicas dentro del marco de una Ley Habilitante en el 2001. En ese entonces, particularmente la Ley de [...]

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Tributo a Miguel Cruz Santos

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15 agosto 1958 — 6 febrero 2014 Miguel Cruz Santos, luchador incansable por la clase obrera y defensor del socialismo murió en San Juan, Puerto Rico, el jueves 6 de febrero de 2014 a la temprana edad de 56 años. Un homenaje en su honor se celebró el 9 de febrero en la Funeraria Ehret [...]

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Detroit declares war on pensioners

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Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s “Plan of Adjustment” is a declaration of war on the city of Detroit’s 20,000 retirees and their pensions. The plan, filed Feb. 21 in the city’s bankruptcy case, calls for a 34 percent cut in monthly pension payments to non-uniformed retirees. At a Feb. 22 meeting of the American Federation of [...]

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First Trayvon, now Jordan: No justice, no peace!

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Yet another travesty of justice has just occurred in a Florida courtroom.  On Feb. 15, a surprising verdict was announced by a jury in Jacksonville.  Barely seven months after a jury in that state acquitted George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin’s killer, Michael Dunn, another racist shooter, escaped conviction for murdering 17-year-old Jordan Davis, although he was [...]

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Russell Maroon Shoats

By February 24, 2014
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Any victory, big or small, for the working class and oppressed population, is a step in the right direction. Even those steps that leave us unsatisfied can cheer us. There were a few in mid-February that fit this category. Russell Maroon Shoats was finally released from solitary confinement in his Pennsylvania prison into the general [...]

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