A tribute to Leslie Feinberg

By December 3, 2014
Leslie Feinberg speaks at Madison Square Garden Theater rally of 6,000 people in 2000 to demand freedom for political prisoner, Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Many people involved in the fight for a better world are at this time feeling a great sadness at the loss of Leslie Feinberg, whose contributions in the working-class movement were vital. Leslie Feinberg dedicated her life to the struggle against oppression and for liberation. Her work and writing have been an inspiration to social […]

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NYC SHOW your OUTRAGE TODAY over the murder and NO indictment of murderers of #ERICGARNER

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NYC SHOW your OUTRAGE TODAY over the murder and NO indictment of murderers of #ERICGARNER   Peoples Power Assemblies is encouraging people to GO: ► ANYTIME to Rockfeller Center 48th btw 5th & 6th ► 4:30 pm GRAND CENTRAL STATION ► 5:00 pm Times Square TONIGHT where #EricGarner’s family will be ► 7:00 pm March […]

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Legal update to #FreeRasmeaNow

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Rasmea Odeh

Workers World publishes this release from the Rasmea Defense Committee, Nov. 28. Ever since her unjust conviction on Nov. 10, ­Rasmea Odeh has been detained in St. Clair County Jail in Port Huron, Michigan. Three days later, her attorneys filed a motion calling on Judge Gershwin Drain to release her pending sentencing scheduled for March […]

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Rebellion is justified!

By December 2, 2014

Dec. 2 — The new movement protesting injustice, racism and police brutality in the United States has entered its second week with undaunted determination and militancy. African-American youth in the main and other youth of color have led this movement. People — especially young people from all communities — have taken part, accepting that leadership. […]

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Fighting Syracuse University students say, “We will not submit!”

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Photo:  Mark Ruppert

Syracuse, N.Y. — On Day 18 of the student sit-in at Syracuse University’s administration building, “THE General Body,” a united front of student groups, announced they were closing the occupation in order to move to Phase II of organizing against the corporate takeover of their school. (thegeneralbody.org) In a press conference, student spokespeople said: “We will not […]

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Phony gay rights bill throws trans community under the bus in Michigan

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There is no question that the victories for marriage equality represent a huge advance for the LGBTQ movement. Two-thirds of the U.S. population now lives in states that permit or recognize same-sex unions. It is wholly possible that the U.S. Supreme Court will compel states that still discriminate against same-sex couples to allow them to […]

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Ethnic Studies won for Los Angeles public schools — interview with an organizer

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Jefferson Azevedo of Workers World conducted this interview with Ron Gochez of Unión del Barrio in Los Angeles after a popular struggle won a districtwide Ethnic Studies program. Workers World: Ron, can you, please, let us know about yourself and what struggles you’ve been involved with. Ron Gochez — By profession, I’m a history teacher in […]

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Karl Liebknecht’s 1914 speech in Germany denouncing World War I

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Workers World has periodically covered events connected with the outbreak of World War I, which opened in August 100 years ago. This conflict among the imperialist ruling classes of the different European powers over who would exploit and oppress most of the world, was to turn into a slaughter of 20-40 million workers. One of […]

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¡Alto a la guerra contra Ferguson!

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Cuando el presidente Harry Truman envió tropas a Corea en 1950, lo llamó una “acción policial”. Él escogió esas palabras por una razón: Fue la primera vez que un presidente de Estados Unidos enviaba tropas a la guerra sin autorización del Congreso. Al llamarla una “acción policial”, él y el complejo militar-industrial evadieron el artículo […]

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Protestas en EUA por no acusación policía asesino de Ferguson

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Las/os miembros de las comunidades de Ferguson y St. Louis en Misuri, comenzaron a reunirse frente a la famosa estación de policía de Ferguson el 24 de noviembre, horas antes de que el fiscal del estado, el pro policía Bob McCullough, anunciara a todo el mundo los resultados del gran jurado sobre si el oficial […]

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