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Motor City Pride: The fight is not over

June 10, 2015

WW photo: Kris Hamel Thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, and their allies, took to the streets June 7 in the annual Motor City Pride parade. Thousands more attended the weekend-long celebration in downtown Detroit. While the parade and festival celebrated the many [...]

Oakland, Calif., police take another young Black life

June 10, 2015

Oakland, Calif., Police Department officers took yet another young Black man’s life on the morning of June 6. According to initial reports, the man was unconscious behind the wheel of his car, which was stopped at the curb in a lane which exits from I-580 near the Lake Merritt shopping district. [...]

Baltimore people’s assembly a resounding success

June 9, 2015

Call passed for national and local actions The Baltimore People’s Power Assembly and the Greater Baltimore chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference held a People’s Assembly and Tribunal on June 6. More than 150 people participated. Along with testimony from victims of police [...]

Welcome, Caitlyn Jenner

June 9, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner Bruce Jenner, the 1976 decathlon champion and Olympic gold medalist, came out as transgender to an international audience when a two-hour interview with Diane Sawyer aired on ABC on April 24. A record-breaking 20 million viewers watched the interview — really a mini-documentary [...]

End war in Ukraine!

June 9, 2015

Washington backs bombing on Russian border June 8 — Ukraine’s far-right government, backed by Washington, launched a new military offensive against the independent Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics on the night of June 2 through June 3. The Donbass people’s militia responded [...]

Festival honors Frank McQueen

June 9, 2015

WW photo: Joseph Piette A year ago on June 2, Frank McQueen was shot and killed by Chester, Pa., police. Since then, McQueen’s mother, Del Matthews, has been seeking justice and trying to get answers on why cops killed her son. Matthews organized a June 6 community festival dedicated to [...]

Mass protest confronts G7 summit

June 9, 2015

Like medieval lords plotting against an impending peasant revolt after a bad harvest, the heads of the seven most powerful imperialist countries — the U.S., Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Canada — met June 7-8 in a renovated castle-turned-hotel in Elmau in southeastern [...]

Departamento de Justicia, FIFA e imperialismo

June 9, 2015

Editorial Workers World-Mundo Obrero El repentino y dramático arresto de nueve funcionarios de alto rango de la organización de fútbol más grande del mundo y de cinco ejecutivos de corporaciones por el Departamento de Justicia (DJ) de Estados Unidos suscitó preguntas en las/os miles de [...]

En Nueva York en una sola voz: ¡Liberen a Oscar!

June 9, 2015

Las calles de Harlem en Nueva York, vieron la más grande movilización que se haya dado hasta la fecha por la excarcelación del prisionero político puertorriqueño Oscar López Rivera este sábado 30 de mayo. Más de 3.000 personas bajo la consigna “Una sola voz por Oscar” le exigieron al [...]

Departamento de Estado EUA a Haití: Sin dinero, no hay elecciones

June 9, 2015

El parlamento haitiano esencialmente se disolvió hace meses cuando finalizaron los términos de todos sus miembros, a excepción de 10 senadores. El presidente Michel Martelly, quien no puede postularse de nuevo, ha estado gobernando por decreto. El primer ministro de Martelly, Evan Paul, [...]
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