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April 19: Massive call for day of solidarity with Venezuela

March 17, 2015

In Mexico City, Venezuelan and Mexican participants in “The Parties and a New Society” seminar with Berta Joubert-Ceci, center and John Catalinotto, right. Mexico City — A broad spectrum of political parties meeting in Mexico City called for solidarity actions with Venezuela against U.S. [...]

Anti-eviction campaign uses web, direct action

March 16, 2015

Brooklyn, N.Y. — Residents of the Fort Greene, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Clinton Hill neighborhoods of Brooklyn are facing a crisis of gentrification. On Feb.22, organizers with “Before It’s Gone, Take it Back: Documenting Brooklyn, Fighting Gentrification” (B4G) met with 60 residents of [...]

U.S. war moves in Ukraine: Watch what they do, not what they say

March 16, 2015

As activists, students and workers gather in Washington, D.C., for the “Spring Rising” anti-war mobilization March 18-21, many are probably unaware that 300 U.S. troops arrived in Ukraine this month, with another 300 expected to join them shortly. The U.S. soldiers are stationed at the Yavoriv [...]

On the picket line

March 16, 2015

Support ‘Seating Workers United’ in Selma, Ala. During the 50th anniversary of the heroic Selma-to-Montgomery, Ala., march on March 8, a current struggle of workers came to light there. The mostly African-American women workers at the Lear Corp. in Selma make foam car seats for multinational [...]

¡A Defender a Venezuela y poner fin a las sanciones!

March 16, 2015

El Presidente Nicolás Maduro de Venezuela merece los mayores elogios y el apoyo por rechazar firmemente la última ronda de presiones de Estados Unidos diseñada para socavar y derrocar a la Revolución Bolivariana. El 9 de marzo, la administración Obama anunció más sanciones contra Venezuela, [...]

Puerto Rico: Siete generales rumbo al Caribe

March 16, 2015

Por Jesús Dávila SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, 10 de marzo de 2015 (NCM) –  La anunciada llegada de siete generales –entre ellos los jefes de los comandos Sur y Norte- para las maniobras militares apenas días después del decreto del Presidente Barack Obama de una emergencia nacional en Estados [...]

Madison, Wis.: Mass rally at Capitol hits cop killing of Black youth

March 15, 2015

Madison, Wis., March 7. The Capitol has been the site for labor and Black Lives Matter protests.Photo: Heath Tschetter Madison, Wis. — Protests continue here over the March 6 police killing of Tony Robinson, a 19-year-old Black man who was shot five times in the chest while unarmed. Almost [...]

Tennessee students fight low pay

March 15, 2015

The United Students Against Sweatshops 2015 conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville did more than talk. Hundreds of marchers rallied on Feb. 20 in protest at campus buildings associated with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who has proposed to cut state employee longevity pay and make other [...]

Public hearing demanded for 2014 East Harlem explosion

March 15, 2015

Site of gas explosion in East Harlem.WW photo: Johnnie Stevens One year ago on March 12, a horrendous explosion in East Harlem killed eight people and injured many more. For the victims of the blast who survived, the passing of time has not dulled the experience. Many still suffer physically and [...]

Selma workers continue struggle for rights

March 12, 2015

Kim King, a Lear Selma auto worker.Photo: Selma Workers Organizing Committee Selma, Ala. — Among the many tens of thousands of people who marched in a sea of humanity across the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 8 were some of Selma’s heroic freedom fighters of today. They are the workers [...]
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