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Black women and girls’ lives matter

May 27, 2015

‘Stop killing Black people,’ Coney Island beach protest, Brooklyn, N.Y., May 25. March in Philadelphia after cops riot and beat protesters, May 21.WW photo: Joseph Piette Malissa Williams, a 30-year-old woman, tragically lost her life on Nov. 29, 2012, in a hail of bullets, along with her [...]

Remember María Guardado

May 20, 2015

Collage includes murals of Maria Guardado in South Central L.A. (left) and Mexico City, and photos of Maria in the struggle. Workers World Party members and thousands of others — from Los Angeles to El Salvador — are deeply saddened by the death of María Guardado, who died earlier in May in [...]

Meetings honor Leslie Feinberg

May 4, 2015

By John Parker and Kris Hamel Jefferson Azevedohonoring LeslieFeinberg inLos Angeles. Events in Los Angeles and Detroit paid tribute to revolutionary communist, renowned author and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer liberation leader Leslie Feinberg, who died last November. At the LGBT [...]

‘Marxism and insurrection’

April 29, 2015

From Los Angeles to Baltimore We reprint here excerpts from the article “Marxism and insurrection” written on May 14, 1992, by Sam Marcy, founder of Workers World Party. For the full article, go to tinyurl.com/marxism-and-insurrection Los Angeles, 1992 The brutal suppression of the Los Angeles [...]

Build workers’ assemblies!

January 10, 2015

Talk given by Steven Ceci at the 2014 National Conference of Workers World Party in New York City. First, I would like to congratulate Tommy Cavanaugh for his courageous decision as a McDonald’s worker to go on strike and be arrested. We also want to salute the Walmart workers who, this past [...]

Build workers’ assemblies!

November 24, 2014

Steven CeciWW photo: Brenda Ryan Talk given by Steven Ceci at the 2014 National Conference of Workers World Party in New York City. First, I would like to congratulate Comrade Tommy for his courageous decision as a McDonald’s worker to go on strike and be arrested. We also want to salute the [...]

The struggle for $15 an hour in Los Angeles

November 22, 2014

John ParkerWW photo: Brenda Ryan Excerpts from the talk given by John Parker at the 2014 Workers World Party National Conference in New York City. This $15-an-hour ballot initiative in Los Angeles is about changing the relationship between capital and labor by establishing powerful workers’ [...]

In Los Angeles: My experiences working on $15 an hour initiative

November 6, 2014

Sara Benjamin with her daughter Imari.WW photo: Sharon Black I’ve had the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles for the “$15 Minimum Wage” campaign, which includes a ballot initiative that demands a livable minimum wage of $15 an hour for the city of Los Angeles, to take effect immediately [...]

On the picket line

August 22, 2014

Kellogg ordered to end lockout On July 30, a federal judge ordered Kellogg to end its union-busting lockout of 226 workers at its Memphis cereal plant, reinstate their jobs by Aug. 4 and bargain with Bakery union (BCTGM) Local 252G in good faith. Kellogg locked the workers out on Oct. 22 because [...]

Confrontation in Los Angeles

July 16, 2014

WW photo: Gloria Verdieu On July 13, the day after the massive pro-Palestinian, pro-Gaza demonstration in Los Angeles, area Zionist supporters of the murderous, ongoing Israeli assault on the people of Gaza staged their own rally. Palestinian activists and supporters came out once again to confront [...]
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