Philippine government attacks Communist Party, arrests two leaders

By March 27, 2014
The revolutionary women’s group Makibaka marches in downtown Manila demanding freedom for CPP leaders Wilma Austria and Benito Tiamzon, March 25.Photo: Boy Bagwis

The following statement was issued on March 23 by the Communist Party of the Philippines. The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns in the strongest terms the reported arrest yesterday of Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria. Tiamzon and Austria are both senior cadres of the CPP Central Committee and consultants of the National Democratic [...]

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Moscow rally supports Ukraine anti-fascists

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Hundreds of communists and other leftists turned out for a rally and concert in Moscow entitled “Ukraine without Fascists or Oligarchs” on March 22. The event was initiated by Red TV to establish an “Antifascist Resistance Center” in solidarity with those organizing against the U.S.-backed coup in Ukraine. The action grew out of a “Statement [...]

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Libya faces further imperialist intervention

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Three years after the massive eight-month bombing campaign against Libya was carried out by the Pentagon and NATO, divisions within the rebel forces that served as ground troops for the imperialist war of regime change are prompting greater foreign intervention. The seizure of an oil tanker, the Morning Glory, off the coast of Cyprus, by [...]

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Workers in Spain demand dignity

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Demanding dignity and “food, a job and a roof over everyone’s head,” hundreds of thousands of people marched on Madrid on March 22. Organizers estimated that 2 million people took part in the protest. The government started off with a ridiculous estimate of 35,000-50,000 and then mumbled a vague retraction. The organizers rented four trains [...]

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Colombia rightist’s illegal maneuver threatens peace talks

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Using illegal methods, Colombia’s rightist Inspector General removed Bogotá’s popularly elected mayor from office, throwing the future of the vital peace talks with the political guerrilla movement, the FARC-EP, and the future of democracy in Colombia into question. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights had granted “precautionary measures” to Bogotá’s popularly elected Mayor Gustavo Petro [...]

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Uruguay president says: Yes to Gitmo prisoners, now what about Cuban 5?

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Uruguayan President Jose Mujica broke through the U.S. corporate media blockade and made headlines about the Cuban 5 heroes — three of whom remain in U.S. prisons. In a radio broadcast on March 21, Mujica reported that Uruguay would accept prisoners from the notorious U.S. Guantanamo concentration camp and also urged the U.S. to free [...]

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Golpe estratégico al Pentágono en Crimea

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Crisis de Ucrania retrasa avance de la OTAN hacia el este 19 de marzo – La abrumadora participación popular de las masas de Crimea que afirmaron su decisión de separarse del régimen golpista de Kiev en Ucrania y asociarse con Rusia, es el primer gran revés para los EE.UU. y la OTAN en su marcha [...]

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Quiénes somos y por qué luchamos

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¿Odias el capitalismo? El Partido Workers World-Mundo Obrero lucha por una sociedad socialista — en la cual la riqueza es una propiedad social y la producción está planificada para satisfacer las necesidades humanas. Este anticuado sistema capitalista está destrozando el nivel de vida de las/os trabajadores, mientras que elimina millones de puestos de trabajo. Si [...]

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What a fascist video looks like

By March 26, 2014

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Shouldn’t a moving picture be worth even more? Take the video that spread widely across the Internet for a while — until someone claimed it was copyrighted and it got pulled off a lot of websites. But not all of them. You can still find it [...]

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Defend Bolivarian Venezuela!

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WW photo: Gerry Scoppettuolo

Supporters of the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela turned out for a rally in Boston on March 22. The event was organized by the Boston Bolivarians and supported by many groups and individuals, including the International Action Center; Antonie Castro, Polo Democratica Colombia; Sergio Reyes, Sacco-Vanzetti Commemoration Committee; Green-Rainbow Party; Answer Coalition; Vets for Peace; and [...]

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