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

By December 2, 2014
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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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Walmart strikes unite with Ferguson protests

By December 1, 2014
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The fighting, angry spirit of the people of Ferguson, Mo., following the decision not to prosecute racist killer-cop Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown seems to have carried into many of the more than 2,250 reported strikes at Walmart stores around the United States from Nov. 26 through Nov. 28, “Black Friday.” Originally […]

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BlackOut Collective shuts down BART for Michael Brown

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Cat Brooks, one of the arrestees in the BlackOut Collective’s civil disobedience action, which shut down transbay traffic at the West Oakland Bay Area Rapid Transit station for most of the day on BlackOut Friday, spoke that same day to Terri Kay of Workers World. The demonstrators had chained themselves to two trains, one in each […]

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National Day of Mourning honors Indigenous resistance

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Indigenous people and their supporters gathered on Coles Hill in Plymouth, Mass., for the 45th annual National Day of Mourning, organized by United American Indians of New England. A spirited march followed a rally, and then a potluck dinner and social at two local churches. NDOM brings the truth to light about the real meaning […]

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At Day of Mourning rally, ‘Resistance is our right’

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Speech by Mahtowin Munro, co-chair of United American Indians of New England, on Nov. 27 at the Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Mass. To see a video of her talk, go to youtu.be/oOd1rASb5s8 Greetings to the people from the Four Directions who are here today and listening elsewhere! We want to welcome all the Indigenous people who […]

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