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Bowe Bergdahl: hero or scapegoat?

June 11, 2014

U.S. imperialism’s political switches can be breathtaking. It only took two days for Bowe Bergdahl to change from a diplomatic tool to a political football. That dizzying switch has one positive result: It helps expose the reactionary character of the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan and gives an [...]

Broad support seen for Cuban Five

June 10, 2014

Cyclists let Washington know: ‘Free the Five!’WW photo: Monica Moorehead Washington, D.C.,June 9 — For the third consecutive year, a week of activities about Cuba is being held in the U.S. capital. The activities focus on the case of the Cuban Five, unjustly imprisoned by U.S. [...]

Protest exposes anti-woman group

June 10, 2014

WW photo: Kris Hamel Efforts are underway to stop the anti-woman group “A Voice for Men” from holding its first international conference in Detroit the last weekend in June. This “Men’s Rights Advocates” group, based in Houston, promotes male supremacy, sexism and sexual violence against [...]

In North Carolina, Moral Monday Movement marches forward

June 10, 2014

By Ben C. Raleigh, N.C. — It came on the heels of a powerful sit-in at the office of North Carolina’s Speaker of the House Thom Tillis on May 27, during which 11 fast food workers and four clerics were arrested after nearly 12 hours of sitting in at the speaker’s office. This time the Moral [...]

A tribute to Elombe Brath, Pan-African revolutionary teacher

June 10, 2014

Elombe Brath was a revolutionary Pan African. Seventy-seven years old when he made his transition, Elombe was a walking encyclopedia of African history. He was a fighter, thinker, very talented graphic artist and a dynamic, often humorous speaker. Above all, Elombe Brath was a teacher. He raised [...]

Migrant struggle in Europe reveals global crisis

June 8, 2014

Two incidents on European territory this week demonstrate how the deepening global economic and political crisis affects the international working class on the issue of forced migration. On May 28, French riot police raided a migrant camp in the port city of Calais, in northern France across from [...]

Nadja Tesich

June 8, 2014

Nadja Tesich Political activist, author, poet and filmmaker Nadja Tesich was born in Užice, Serbia, Yugoslavia, in 1939 and died Feb. 20 in New York City. She lived her life outspoken and full of righteous rage at the enormous destruction of U.S. wars and the glaring injustice and inequality that [...]

Help stop threat to Iman Al-Amin’s health and life

June 7, 2014

The following is based on releases that the Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA) issued on June 5. They concern the deteriorating health of long-term political prisoner Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, who  in the 1960s and 1970s, under his name at the time, H. Rap Brown, was a leader of the [...]

A look inside the European Union vote

June 7, 2014

Elections to the European Union Parliament held May 25 reflected the growing mass revulsion against the centrist parties that have directed most Western European governments and the EU itself — especially given the EU’s management of the severe capitalist crisis that struck in 2008 and has [...]

On the picket line

June 7, 2014

SuperShuttle drivers in Denver fight for their jobs SuperShuttle drivers in Denver were told they had to reapply for their jobs in March. After the company announced that it had stopped bargaining with the Communication Workers union, it also imposed a new contract, cutting wages by 30 percent. The [...]
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