Contra el Estado racista

By December 9, 2014

El movimiento nacional desencadenado el 24 de noviembre por el asesinato de Michael Brown en Ferguson, Misuri, alcanzó más de 170 ciudades. No tiene precedentes en su alcance, que va mucho más allá de este reciente asesinato al enfrentarse a las fuerzas de primera línea del estado racista capitalista: la policía. La policía es una […]

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Huelgas de Walmart se unen a protestas Ferguson

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El espíritu combativo de la gente de Ferguson, Misuri a raíz de la decisión de no procesar al asesino policía racista Darren Wilson por el asesinato de Michael Brown, parece haberse trasladado a muchas de las más de 2.250 huelgas reportadas en las tiendas Walmart en todo EUA del 26 de noviembre hasta el 28 […]

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Protests grow stronger, stop traffic across country

By December 8, 2014
Boston

Demonstrations expressing outrage over the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner took place over the Dec. 6-7 weekend and into Dec. 9. The most frequent chants at most protests were “Black lives matter” and “I can’t breathe.” At the University of California, Berkeley, on Dec. 4, the California Black Student Union held a […]

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Ferguson rebellion and history of resistance

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Lamont LillyWW photo: Brenda Ryan

Taken from a talk given by Lamont Lilly at the Nov. 15-16 Workers World Party national conference.   In 1865, African captives were supposedly freed from the brutal bowels and vicious bondage of chattel slavery. In 2008, we were supposedly freed again when the term “post-racial” became a national trend. What our mainstream history books […]

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Egypt’s military regime set to free Mubarak

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In 2011, a heroic mass revolution deposed U.S.-supported Egyptian dictator Gen. Hosni Mubarak. This uprising was an inspiration to poor and oppressed people all over the world. Its current assassins — which include the new military regime of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and U.S. imperialism — deserve the condemnation of all progressive and justice-seeking people everywhere. […]

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‘Homrich 9’ face charges for stopping water shutoffs

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‘Homrich 9’ face charges for stopping water shutoffs

Dec. 8 — Nine Detroit activists were arrested in July for stopping trucks from leaving their yard to shut off thousands of poor people’s water. The nine are known as the “Homrich 9,” after the company hired by Detroit’s emergency manager to carry out water shutoffs of tens of thousands of people behind in their […]

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Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions activists protest RE/MAX in Denver

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Denver protest in solidarity with Palestine

Protesters marched with signs in front of the RE/MAX International headquarters in Denver to raise awareness that this U.S.-based global real estate corporation was selling Palestinian West Bank property to Jewish-only settlements that have displaced thousands of Palestinian families in the West Bank in violation of international law. RE/MAX profits from Israel’s relentless theft of […]

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Brooklyn, N.Y., protest demands justice for Akai Gurley, slain by NYPD

By December 6, 2014
Demanding justice for Akai Gurley, Dec. 6.WW photo: Anne Pruden

Brooklyn, N.Y., Dec. 6 — Akai Gurley, a 28-year-old unarmed Black father, was taking the stairs with his partner at their apartment building in the Louis H. Pink Houses, a public housing project in East New York, Brooklyn, when he was shot to death on Nov. 20 by members of the New York Police Department. […]

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Protests in U.S. grow bolder, larger after Garner injustice

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Black, Brown and — to a greater extent even than in earlier protests in solidarity with Ferguson — white youth came out in great numbers and took the streets behind African-American leadership after the announcement that no charges would be brought against any of the cops responsible for the death of Eric Garner on Staten […]

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My reunion with Brazil

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By Miguel Urbano Rodrigues The author is a Portuguese writer, editor and Communist activist, who was exiled in Brazil from 1957 to 1974 and was editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper, O Estado do a Paolo, during that period. Later he edited Avante, the weekly newspaper of the Portuguese Communist Party from 1974 to 1975 and […]

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