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Resist killer cops in 2015

January 5, 2015

Mall of America, Dec. 20.Photo: Fight Back! News The end-of-the-year holiday season in the United States did not slow down the “Black Lives Matter” demonstrations demanding justice for the victims of racist police brutality and killings. Since the exonerations of cop Darren Wilson, killer of [...]

Autopsy confirms Los Angeles police murder of Ezell Ford

January 5, 2015

Occupy LAPD Headquarters Los Angeles — After four months and an order from a mayor responding to pressure from protests organized by groups like “Community Control Over the Police” and “Black Lives Matter,” an autopsy report was finally released by the Los Angeles Police Department. [...]

‘Black lives matter’ to Wisconsin activists vs police terror

January 5, 2015

Madison, Wis., Dec. 27. WW photo Milwaukee and Madison, Wis. — The youth-led fightback against racist police terror and Wall Street austerity continues to escalate in Wisconsin. Immediately following the Milwaukee County district attorney’s Dec. 22 announcement not to indict Christopher Manney, [...]

Youth activists condemn police state

January 5, 2015

WW photo: Monica Moorehead Four leaders of the youth group Fight Imperialism, Stand Together spoke at a joint forum sponsored by FIST and Workers World Party on Jan. 2 at the Solidarity Center in New York City.  The forum was entitled, “Smash the low-wage police state.” The main presentations [...]

Regime change packaged as ‘free expression’

January 5, 2015

The Obama administration issued new sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Jan. 2, targeting its  diplomats stationed in Iran, Syria and Russia and claiming the DPRK was behind the hacking of Sony Corp. “We take seriously North Korea’s attack that aimed to [...]

Making torture legal

January 3, 2015

Taken from a Dec. 12, 2014, audio column posted on   In the wake of the Senate Intelligence Select Committee’s report on CIA torture of terror suspects, we are reminded how little Americans know about how the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency rolls in the real world. Predictably, [...]

Demonstrating respect

January 3, 2015

Taken from a Dec. 23, 2014, audio column posted by Throughout much of modern American history, the seasons of mass demonstrations have been spring and summer. Look at old black and white photos of the anti-war, civil rights and Black Power demonstrations of the 1960s and 1970s, and [...]

Appeal to Donetsk officials on behalf of missing Borotba activists

December 30, 2014

Maxim Firsov Workers World is publishing this urgent statement from the Marxist organization Union Borotba (Struggle) of Ukraine. Ukrainian leftist political activists Maxim Firsov, Victor Shapinov and Maria Muratova are missing in Donetsk. At around 3 p.m. on Dec. 21, the Borotba members were [...]
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