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Renisha McBride’s killer: ‘Guilty’

August 13, 2014

Renisha McBride Detroit — A Wayne County jury on Aug. 7 found Theodore Wafer, 55, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., a Detroit suburb, guilty on all charges, including second-degree murder, in the death of 19-year-old ­African- American Renisha McBride. Wafer could face up to life in prison after a [...]

Eric Garner & the capitalist state

August 13, 2014

“The prevailing ideas [in society] are those of the ruling class,” said Karl Marx. Carried a step further, this stroke of profound clarity can deeply influence and govern the behavior of a myriad of societal institutions, both public and private. Underlying hostility exists in many of them, [...]

‘Water for Gaza and Detroit!’

August 13, 2014

In an effort to calm the storms related to the massive water shutoffs in Detroit, corporate Mayor Mike Duggan issued a so-called “10-point plan” at a press conference on Aug. 7. Included in Duggan’s plan were steps to give residents a (mere) one-week notice before shutoff; to reduce the down [...]

The blue plague

August 13, 2014

Michael Brown Justice for Michael Brown! The grim news that police have killed yet another unarmed African-American youth comes this time from Ferguson, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Michael Brown, just 18, had expected to enter college in a few weeks. Police have not yet come up with any explanation [...]

U.S. reopens war on Iraq

August 12, 2014

Aug. 11 — President Barack Obama has now become the fourth successive U.S. president to order the bombing of Iraq, this time with a “humanitarian” pretext. But it soon became clear that Obama’s “humanitarian” excuse was as much a lie as the pretexts raised by the other three U.S. [...]

From Gaza to the Bronx: We charge genocide

August 12, 2014

This article is dedicated to the honor and memory of the Four Little Footballers: Mohammed Bakr (11), Ahed Bakr (11), Zakariya Bakr (10) and Ismail Bakr (9). As I have seen the barrage of Twitter and Facebook photos of dead children in the streets of Gaza, I cannot help but to relate and be [...]

Carta de un veterano del ejército israelí

August 12, 2014

Yo era miembro de las fuerzas armadas israelíes de 1972 – 1975 y participé en las ocupaciones ilegales sionistas de Palestina, Egipto y Siria y la guerra árabe-israelí de 1973.  He sido testigo de la firmeza y la resistencia del pueblo palestino, junto con sus aliados de otras [...]

EUA comete crímenes de guerra en Gaza

August 12, 2014

Mientras voceros del gobierno estadounidense cínicamente condenaban el bombardeo israelí en Gaza de una escuela de la ONU que estaba siendo utilizada para albergar a 3.300 civiles el 29 de julio, el Pentágono abría las puertas a una provisión secreta de armas estadounidenses y municiones a [...]

Masacre de Gaza expone demócratas

August 12, 2014

Si usted no se había percatado del verdadero papel del Partido Demócrata, la masacre por el ejército israelí contra civiles palestinas/os debieron abrirle los ojos. Mientras fotos y videos impresionantes de la devastación de Gaza están siendo observados las 24 horas por cualquier persona con [...]

Colombian GM workers continue fight

August 11, 2014

Encampment at U.S. Embassy in Colombia. A group of injured workers set up a tent encampment outside the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia, on Aug. 1, 2011. Formerly exemplary workers at General Motors’ Colmotores plant, they were among hundreds who had been fired after sustaining work-related [...]
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