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Essence of neoliberal empire — Social chaos and world destruction

By July 22, 2014

Alberto Rabilotta is an Argentine-Canadian journalist specializing in economic issues. Workers World is publishing this two-part article as a contribution to the discussion of contemporary imperialism and how to fight it. Translation from Spanish by WW managing editor John Catalinotto. This is Part I. It’s hard not to feel that the world, humanity and our […]

 

U.S.-backed wars displace tens of millions

By June 27, 2014

June 20 is World Refugee Day. This year, a report issued by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees revealed that the number of displaced persons has reached a post-World-War-II high. More than 51 million people have been forced out of their homes as a result of war and instability. The leading conflicts […]

 

Egypt, Israel: tools of imperialism

By June 25, 2014

When Secretary of State John Kerry met on June 22 with Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the coup leader who now claims the presidency of Egypt, he proclaimed that things are now “normal” in Egypt so that el-Sisi can receive the official blessings of the U.S. government. This means the U.S. will continue to bankroll the […]

 

No intervention in Iraq

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Washington promotes deadly divisions Thirty-five years of U.S. subversion, intervention and then direct occupation of Iraq are the primary cause of the violent sectarian divisions now pulling that country apart. Any further U.S. intervention will have even more disastrous consequences for the population as a whole and the entire region. This may well be Washington’s […]

 

U.S. stay out of Iraq!

By June 16, 2014

Iraq’s disaster has moved back onto the front burner of world attention. As of June 15, the Barack Obama administration is considering air strikes in the country the Pentagon finally left in 2011 after eight years of occupation. Only the most hardened imperialist politicians and diplomats — the most resolute liars — could argue that […]

 

Syrians rally in NYC

By June 4, 2014
Syrians rally in NYC

Poet Rana Nasrallah recites a poem to members of the Syrian community of Allentown, Pa., who rallied outside the United Nations in New York City on May 31 to support the besieged government of Syria and the election process there. The U.S. is preventing Syrians living here from voting in their country’s elections. The gathering […]

 

No to U.S intervention in Syrian election

By May 31, 2014

Following is the statement of the International Action Center on the upcoming election in Syria. The Syrian people are holding a presidential election June 3. What makes this election unique is that it can help protect the sovereignty, even the existence of this country. It can help end the bloody war that has drained the […]

 

Austerity, imperialism & disease

By May 28, 2014

Airport malaria is common in Europe. The region is the destination of travelers from many parts of the world, like Africa, where malaria is widespread. But when local transmission of malaria was reported in Greece in 2012 — the first time in 40 years — alarm bells went off. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

 

Massive political concert denounces Turkish regime

By April 15, 2014
Group Yorum Concert, Istanbul, April 13. 'An Independent Turkey: Bread, Justice, Freedom.'Photo: Halkin Sesi TV

One of the largest concentrations of Turkish people opposing the Turkish regime, nearly 750,000 people, gathered on April 13 at the marketplace Bakirköy in Istanbul. Organized by the Marxist musical ensemble, Grup Yorum, this politico-cultural festival centered on denouncing police repression and the pro-terrorist, anti-Syrian foreign policy of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Grup […]

 

Women fight for rights, defend social gains

By March 23, 2014
Paris

What is remembered about yearly International Women’s Day commemorations? Not official afternoon teas and receptions, where politicians toss off meaningless platitudes about women’s “equality” and claim “women have come a long way.” No. What stays in our memories is resistance. March 8 honors women’s struggles worldwide. Its socialist founders aimed to promote global solidarity, too. […]

 
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