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Building solidarity with Africa, defeating neo-colonialism

November 29, 2014

Abayomi AzikiweWW photo: Brenda Ryan From a talk by Abayomi Azikiwe at the Workers World Party National Conference in New York City, Nov. 15-16. From Egypt and Morocco in north Africa to Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Mali and others to the west, right down through the Sudans, Uganda, Botswana, [...]

Ukraine anti-fascists stand with Ferguson

November 29, 2014

Nov. 27 rally.Photo: Borotba Activists of the Union Borotba (Struggle) of Ukraine, living in exile in Simferopol, Crimea, rallied in support of the people of Ferguson, Mo., and the struggle against police brutality and racism in the United States on Nov. 27. They were joined by members of the [...]

Solidarity with Mexico’s students

November 29, 2014

On Nov. 20, people demonstrated all over Mexico and the world in solidarity with Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, and against President Enrique Peña Nieto, including in cities across the United States. In Philadephia, more than 150 people protested in front of the Mexican Consulate. In the California Bay [...]

Brooklyn, N.Y., organizers fight gentrification

November 29, 2014

A forum on Nov. 17 at Brooklyn’s Central Library was packed with at least 120 supporters of the anti-gentrification fight. It was the second in a series of discussions on this topic. The speakers included Alicia Boyd, Imani Henry, Nicole Marwell and Morgan Mumsey. They recalled decades of civil [...]

Haitian cops kill protesters – U.S. Embassy remains silent

November 29, 2014

Haitians in Port-au-Prince demand president resign. November 18 is the anniversary of the 1803 battle of Vertière, the decisive battle of the Haitian revolution in which an army of former slaves — most born in Africa — defeated the cream of the French army and guaranteed Haiti’s [...]

On the picket line

November 29, 2014

Philly airport workers walk out As many as 125 service workers at the Philadelphia airport walked off the job on Nov. 20 to protest poverty wages, unsafe working conditions and retaliation from management for union organizing. They were supported by Service Employees Local 32BJ, community members [...]

Ferguson ruling ignites prairie fire of protest

November 27, 2014

BostonWW photo: Liz Green BostonWW photo: Liz Green Boston South BayWW photo: Liz Green Solidarity and power of the people Nov. 26 — Fifty people were arrested last night in Boston for attempting to shut down Interstate 93. Several were arrested in Providence, R.I., for helping to shut down I-95. [...]

National Day of Mourning

November 27, 2014

The 45th commemoration of the National Day of Mourning on Nov. 27 in Plymouth, Mass., will again honor Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier, a heroic fighter for the rights of Indigenous and other oppressed peoples. Peltier has been unjustly imprisoned for 38 years. The so-called [...]
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