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Set them free!

June 18, 2014

Migrant children jailed at border In response to the groundswell of news of thousands of migrant children ensnared by Homeland Security, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stated on June 6, “How we treat those in need, particularly young people who must appear in immigration proceedings — many [...]

For-profit tech corporations gain from Common Core testing

June 17, 2014

In 2002, President George W. Bush ushered in the No Child Left Behind Act that introduced standardized testing throughout elementary schools in the U.S. These teach-to-the-test policies failed miserably, forcing teachers to waste valuable classroom time preparing students for tests, leaving little [...]

Struggle cancels anti-woman conference in Detroit

June 17, 2014

Protesters target Doubletree, June 7.WW photo: Kris Hamel On June 11, just five days after it was targeted by hundreds of protesters and thousands of petitions, Doubletree Hotel in Detroit confirmed it had canceled reservations for a conference organized by a group called “A Voice for Men,” [...]

Amplio Apoyo para los Cinco Cubanos en DC

June 17, 2014

Por tercer año consecutivo convocado por el Comité Internacional para la liberación de los Cinco Cubanos, se ha celebrado en la capital estadounidense una semana de actividades sobre Cuba centradas en el caso de los Cinco Antiterroristas Cubanos injustamente presos por el imperio y las [...]

Escandalosa asistencia médica no sólo en Administración de Veteranos

June 17, 2014

El 21 de mayo el diario New York Times publicó que 40 veteranos de guerra murieron esperando atención médica en centros médicos de la Administración de Veteranos (AV). En Phoenix, más de 1.300 veteranos se quedaron esperando citas prometidas. El 10 de junio el Times informó sobre una [...]

West Oakland, Calif., protests gentrification

June 17, 2014

The Development Without Displacement Research Group held an anti-gentrification march and rally to the City of Oakland Planning Commission meeting at City Hall on June 11 in Oakland, Calif. Carrying banners reading “West Oakland 4 The People, Evict Developers” and “Swat WOSP [West Oakland [...]

LGBTQ and bus drivers’ union solidarity

June 17, 2014

By Garrett Dicembre and Gerry Scoppettuolo LGBTQ activists honor Boston school bus drivers union in Pride March.WW photo: Stevan Kirschbaum Boston —  The $15-and-a-union struggle sweeping the country rolled through the streets of Boston on Gay Pride, June 14, as several union contingents [...]

Martínez family reunites to fight deportation on Father’s Day

June 17, 2014

Mellany Martínez with her father Manuel Martínez on the international bridge, defying his deportation. Families shouldn’t have to spend Father’s Day on an international bridge just to be together, but that’s what happened to the Martínez family from Houston. Manuel Martínez Arámbula was [...]

Transit workers conduct one-day strike in Philadelphia

June 16, 2014

Bulletin: The workers went back to work on June 15 by order of the Obama administration.   June 14 — Workers that run 13 of Philadelphia’s regional rail lines are walking picket lines instead, the first such strike in 31 years against the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority [...]
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