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Freedom fighters?

September 3, 2014

Beware the fickle nature of imperialist propaganda. The political line of the corporate media is apt to flip-flop. Consider the latest revelations in late August that up to 1,000 volunteers from Western countries, including some from the United States, have been fighting in Syria against its [...]

People’s Republics advance in face of Ukraine disarray

September 3, 2014

Sept. 1 — After a difficult summer when their very existence seemed to hang by a thread, the Union of Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, also known as Novorossia, demolished Ukraine’s military blockade against its capital cities in late August. In the space of a week, the territory [...]

Ferguson Rebellion exposes U.S. racism globally

September 2, 2014

Ferguson, Mo. under militray occupation and martial lawafter police killing of Michael Brown. Just one day after U.S. President Barack Obama hosted leaders from across Africa, African Americans exploded in rebellion in Ferguson, Mo. A series of lawsuits have been filed against the city of Ferguson [...]

Protests begin at NATO Summit

September 2, 2014

Thousands of anti-war marchers descended on Newport, Wales, on Aug. 30 for the beginning of a week of protests against the NATO Summit scheduled there for Sept. 4 and 5. Organizers have said they expect 20,000 people in the Welsh city by Sept. 4. NATO leaders are purposely holding their talks away [...]

Which is the real failed state, Libya or Italy?

September 2, 2014

While Libya lies in flames, with thousands of men, women and children, driven by desperation, trying every day to cross the Mediterranean — and many of them will lose their lives — Italy’s President Giorgio Napolitano issues this warning: “Beware of the outbreaks all around us,” [...]

Ida y vuelta de camiones rusos con ayuda humanitaria

September 2, 2014

25 de agosto – Doscientos veintisiete camiones rusos “invadieron” a Ucrania el 22 de agosto, transportando grandes bolsas llenas de granos, frijoles, agua potable, medicinas, generadores y sacos de dormir. El 23 de agosto ya estaban de vuelta en Rusia. Los camiones habían [...]

¡Alto al impulso de guerra EUA!

September 2, 2014

Editorial Workers World/Mundo Obrero 27 de agosto Cada día la administración de Barack Obama se acerca más a una intensificación de la intervención militar en Irak y su extensión a Siria. Ya habiendo bombardeado a Irak por primera vez desde el 2011, el Pentágono admite el envío de drones al [...]

Ferguson struggle helps build workers’ solidarity

September 1, 2014

UPS workers show solidarity with Michael Brown. The call for justice continues not only in Ferguson, Mo., but around the United States since the Aug. 9 brutal murder of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old African American who was shot in broad daylight by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. Not since [...]

Gaza — political victory for Palestine

September 1, 2014

Israel’s failure to divide, disarm or defeat the heroic resistance in Gaza is seen by all currents of the Palestinian liberation movement as their historic political victory. This is the overwhelming Palestinian sentiment. Israel caused massive destruction in Gaza and killed, according to a [...]

U.S. forces Irish bank to accept Cuba blockade

September 1, 2014

“The banks are a tool of Wall Street rule!” Is this political accusation just an abstract, educational slogan? Not in the case of Cuba. On July 3, The Irish Independent reported that international transactions to or from Cuba would no longer be processed by the Bank of Ireland. The announcement [...]
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