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Rights activists protest ‘Human Rights Watch’

By July 2, 2014
Photo: Peoples Video Network

June 26 — Human rights activists marched from the New York Times offices to the Empire State Building — which houses Human Rights Watch — to protest both institutions as tools of the CIA, specifically in their role attacking the Bolivarian government of Venezuela. A delegation of human rights activists, including Ramsey Clark, former U.S. […]

 

Support grows for Oscar López

By June 5, 2014
Oscar López

On May 29, actions for the freedom of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera were carried out in Puerto Rico and in other places around the world. May 29 marked the 33rd anniversary of López’s arrest. That day completed a walk around the island, called “National Walk 33 in 33 for Oscar,” which had […]

 

Jackson, Miss., conference promotes people’s cooperatives

By May 24, 2014
Poet Askia Toure and Lamont Lilly.WW photo: Dante Strobino

  Jackson, Miss. — Once home to some of the most violent racists in the U.S., Jackson, Miss., is now a key training ground for self-determination and organized “people power” throughout the U.S. South. From May 2 through May 4, activists, organizers and fellow revolutionaries from all over the world gathered at “The Jackson Rising: […]

 

Milicias marchan en defensa de la Revolución Bolivariana

By April 26, 2014

“Cada 11 tiene su 13”. Bajo este lema se celebró el Día de la Dignidad Nacional y Día de la Milicia Bolivariana el pasado domingo, 13 de abril en Venezuela. El lema se refiere al golpe de estado que la oligarquía con asistencia de los EUA, llevó a cabo para remover al presidente Hugo Chávez […]

 

Milicias marchan en defensa de la Revolución Bolivariana

By April 16, 2014

“Cada 11 tiene su 13”. Bajo este lema se celebró el Día de la Dignidad Nacional y Día de la Milicia Bolivariana el pasado domingo, 13 de abril en Venezuela. El lema se refiere al golpe de estado que la oligarquía con asistencia de los EUA, llevó a cabo para remover al presidente Hugo Chávez […]

 

Oakland, Calif., students’ solidarity with Venezuela gov’t

By April 15, 2014

An educational meeting on Venezuela was held in Oakland, Calif., at Laney College on April 10.  The solidarity event was sponsored by the Bay Area Latin American Solidarity Coalition and in collaboration with the Associated Students of Laney College and the Brown Alliance of Students Taking Action. The film, “Viva Venezuela: Fighting for Socialism,” was […]

 

Lenin’s ‘Imperialism’ and the struggle vs the 1%

By April 9, 2014
Lamont Lilly & Monica Moorehead lead “What is a revolutionary” discussion on March 29.WW photo: Durham WWP branch

In commemoration of Lenin’s death 90 years ago. Excerpted from a talk given at the March 29, 2014, “Hard Times are Fighting Times” conference in Durham, N.C. Vladimir Lenin was the leader of the Bolshevik Party, which led the first successful socialist revolution in modern history. Out of this revolution was born the Union of […]

 

Seminar in Mexico: Fighting U.S. intervention takes front burner

By April 8, 2014
Ana Elisa Osorio, a leader of the Socialist Party, calls for solidarity with Venezuela’s government.WW photo: John Catalinotto

Some 260 leftist political activists from 39 countries, mostly in Latin America and the Caribbean but including people from around the world, gathered in Mexico City from March 27 to 29. They joined hundreds from the hosting Labor Party (Partido del Trabajo or PT) at its 18th International Seminar. Some 100 speakers, from a broad […]

 

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela calls for peace

By April 4, 2014
Nicolás Maduro

The following is an edited reprint from an opinion/editorial,“Venezuela: A call for peace,” that first appeared in the online edition of the New York Times on April 1.  Go to http://tinyurl.com/mkco5w9.   The recent protests in Venezuela have made international headlines. Much of the foreign media coverage has distorted the reality of my country and the facts […]

 

Defend Bolivarian Venezuela!

By March 26, 2014
WW photo: Gerry Scoppettuolo

Supporters of the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela turned out for a rally in Boston on March 22. The event was organized by the Boston Bolivarians and supported by many groups and individuals, including the International Action Center; Antonie Castro, Polo Democratica Colombia; Sergio Reyes, Sacco-Vanzetti Commemoration Committee; Green-Rainbow Party; Answer Coalition; Vets for Peace; and […]

 
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