Confrontation in Los Angeles

By July 16, 2014
WW photo: Gloria Verdieu

On July 13, the day after the massive pro-Palestinian, pro-Gaza demonstration in Los Angeles, area Zionist supporters of the murderous, ongoing Israeli assault on the people of Gaza staged their own rally. Palestinian activists and supporters came out once again to confront them and, to the consternation of the Zionists across the street, raised their [...]

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Hundreds protest cop killing of 13-year-old

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Santa Rosa, Calif. — Over 300 people came here on July 12 from all over the San Francisco Bay Area to protest Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s decision not to file criminal charges against Sheriff’s Deputy Erik Gelhaus for the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez. Lopez was killed in Santa Rosa on Oct. [...]

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Court testimony: ‘Detroit’s people will rise again’

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Kris HamelWW photo: Brenda Ryan

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, In re: City of Detroit, Debtor, Objection to “Plan of Adjustment.” Testimony by Kristen A. Hamel, Detroit resident and homeowner. July 15 — In recent weeks, Detroiters have been experiencing the inhuman austerity agenda of Gov. Rick Snyder and Emergency Dictator Kevyn Orr. Thousands of families have had their water cut off, [...]

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Stand with GAZA!

By July 15, 2014
WW photo: G. Dunkel

When oppression makes life a living hell for those who suffer under it, there can be no end to their resistance, whatever the cost. This is what the Israeli settler state and its imperialist backers, particularly the U.S. ruling class, fail to take into account as they try to bludgeon and squeeze the people of [...]

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Around the world, people stand with Gaza against Israeli massacres

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Nicaragua

July 15 — People from all around the world and some governments have rallied to the side of the Palestinian people in Gaza, who are under relentless attack from the U.S.-armed Israeli state. Here is a small sample of what has been taking place worldwide. (Also see report on Africa on page 10.) From Venezuela, [...]

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South Africans denounce Israel’s siege of Gaza

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Pretoria, South Africa

July 14 — There is worldwide opposition to Israeli Defense Force attacks against the Palestinians in Gaza and other regions in the occupied state. “Operation Protective Edge,” an aerial and ground incursion, has killed nearly 200 Palestinians and injured hundreds more. Gaza’s Deputy Health Minister Dr. Yousef Abu Reesh reported at a July 14 press conference [...]

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Boston school bus drivers’ union puts Veolia on trial for Solidarity Day IV

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Stevan Kirschbaum speaks to USW 8751 members and supporters following his arraignment, July 14.Photo: Howard Rotman

On July 14, over 150 school bus drivers, elected officials, community supporters and political allies occupied the steps and chambers of the Dorchester District Court in Dorchester, Massachusetts to demand the dismissal of the outrageous frame-up charges against United Steelworkers Local 8751 founder and Chair of the Grievance Committee Stevan Kirschbaum. The Boston police stated [...]

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Líderes de República Popular de Donetsk refuerzan defensas

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7 de julio — En la noche del 4 de julio, la milicia de la República Popular Donetsk (RPD) se retiró de las ciudades asediadas de Slavyansk y Kramatorsk. Las fuerzas voluntarias de autodefensa se retiraron ordenadamente hacia el sur, donde tomaron posiciones dentro y alrededor de la ciudad capital regional de Donetsk. La decisión [...]

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¡Libertad para Imán Jamil Al-Amin!

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Editorial  8 de julio de 2014 El Partido Workers World/Mundo Obrero, sin vacilación exige, junto a muchas/os otros, la libertad que desde hace mucho tiempo se le debe a  Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (antes conocido como H. Rap Brown), quien se encuentra actualmente en la Penitenciaría Federal, Facilidad Administrativa Máxima en Florence, Colorado. Conocida como ADX, [...]

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Defying racists, group welcomes refugees

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When some young Houston activists discovered that a racist, anti-immigrant group called Stop the Magnet was going to be on a pedestrian bridge over a busy freeway again, the Women and Children Welcoming Committee was formed. We showed up at 6 a.m. the next day, one hour before they were to appear, and took up the best [...]

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