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Community-labor resolution: Stand with Odessa!

October 31, 2014

Workers World received this resolution, initiated by the International Action Center. Join Cynthia McKinney, Ramsey Clark, José María Sison, Cindy Sheehan, Banda Bassotti, Marcha Patriótica and hundreds more. Stop the cover-up of the Odessa massacre of trade unionists and anti-fascist activists! [...]

Rasmea Odeh under attack; Defend her Nov. 4 in Detroit!

October 30, 2014

New York City, Oct. 20. Support for Rasmea Odeh.WW photo: Anne Pruden Workers World received a statement from the Rasmea Defense Committee, which we publish here: Judge Gershwin Drain handed down a series of outrageous and unjust decisions, Oct 27–28, in the case of revered Palestinian American [...]

“Cost of Injustice” is topic for Oakland meeting

October 30, 2014

Families take stage at “Cost of Injustice” meeting in Oakland, Calif. on Oct. 25.WW photo: Gloria Verdieu Oakland, Calif. — The “Cost of Injustice” event at the Oakland Eastside Arts Alliance was an evening of culture, art, healing and unity.  This was a union of families whose children [...]

Bay Area activists declare historic victory over Israeli shipping company

October 30, 2014

Workers World organizers in Oakland, Calif., who are active with “Block the Boat,” sent us this news release, dated Oct. 29. It lists the following contact numbers for more information. Press contact: Lara Kiswani at 530-220-2842; Mohamed Shehk at 408-910-2618; Spanish speaking contact: Luis [...]

Ferguson struggle emblematic of national oppression

October 30, 2014

Book-length analyses could be written on the developments in Ferguson, Mo., the majority Black enclave outside St. Louis where Michael Brown was shot by Ferguson cop Darren Wilson on Aug. 9. There is the killing itself and then the callous way 18-year-old Michael Brown’s body was left to lie in [...]

Block the Boat Oakland keeps ship away

October 30, 2014

The Block the Boat Coalition marches in solidarity with Palestine. Oakland, Calif. Oakland, Calif. — More than 200 pro-Palestinian protesters marched from the West Oakland Bay Area Rapid Transit station to the Stevedoring Services of America terminal at the Port of Oakland on Oct. 26. They were [...]

Europe anti-labor law threatens U.S. workers too

October 30, 2014

A million Italian workers march in Rome against austerity law. In a rare note of agreement, the Wall Street Journal and Novosti, a Russian newspaper, agree on the large size of a workers’ anti-austerity demonstration: 1 million. That is the number of Italian workers who marched to the Piazza San [...]

Staten Island, N.Y., hosts Ebola Summit

October 29, 2014

An Ebola Summit held here at the Berta Dreyfus Public School 49 on Oct. 25 brought together a diverse group of people representing health care, civil rights, cultural performers, immigrants, city agencies, advocates and those in the community impacted by the Ebola virus disease (EVD). The meeting [...]

Heroes of the Ebola crisis

October 29, 2014

It is clear that Ebola is the most dangerous emerging infectious disease since the HIV/AIDS crisis began in the 1980s. Health care workers must identify those with the virus, isolate them and monitor everybody who was exposed. This is the only way to break the chain of infection. But, with the [...]

Solidarity protests with Ferguson: ‘Stop police brutality!’

October 29, 2014

Oakland demonstration in solidarity with Ferguson.WW photo: Terri Kay Philadelphia. Left to right: Shandre Delaney, Ramona Africa, Derrick Stanley, Betsey Piette, Gabriel Bryant, Layne Mullet, Suzanne Ross, Patrice Armstead.WW photo: Joseph Piette The demands of the people of Ferguson, Mo., and [...]
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