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Bay Area activists declare historic victory over Israeli shipping company

By October 30, 2014

Workers World organizers in Oakland, Calif., who are active with “Block the Boat,” sent us this news release, dated Oct. 29. It lists the following contact numbers for more information. Press contact: Lara Kiswani at 530-220-2842; Mohamed Shehk at 408-910-2618; Spanish speaking contact: Luis Curiel at 209-277-4489; Arabic speaking contact: Diala Khasawnih at 415-658-1870. Pro-Palestinian […]

 

Solidarity protests with Ferguson: ‘Stop police brutality!’

By October 29, 2014
Oakland demonstration in solidarity with Ferguson.WW photo: Terri Kay

The demands of the people of Ferguson, Mo., and their continued fight against racism and police impunity are taking root across the country. This was reflected in this year’s nationally coordinated actions on Oct. 22 “to stop mass incarceration, police terror, repression and the criminalization of a generation.” About 400 people gathered at Oscar Grant […]

 

Invitation to Philadelphia Socialism Conference

By August 26, 2014

The following is an invitation to participate in a Workers World conference on socialism in Philadelphia on Sept. 13. The Philadelphia Branch of Workers World Party invites you to take part in this timely conference which seeks to connect students, workers, community members, activists and revolutionaries from many struggles to discuss their experiences and build […]

 

Why the Palestinians struggle

By July 30, 2014

What is it that keeps the Palestinian people struggling? The Israeli rulers, with the Pentagon, Wall Street and Washington at their back, are going to the most heinous lengths to break the spirit of the Palestinians with indiscriminate mass killings. Attacking Gaza mainly from the air, their bombs and rockets have murdered more than 1,000 […]

 

Money for jobs, not war on Iraq!

By July 1, 2014
Durham, N.C.

June 28 — Demonstrators gathered in Durham, N.C., to oppose U.S. intervention in Iraq, calling for “No troops! No drones! No advisors! U.S. stay out of Iraq! Money for jobs and education, not for war and incarceration!” Members of the Durham branch of Workers World Party, Black Workers for Justice, Veterans for Peace and others […]

 

A tribute to Elombe Brath, Pan-African revolutionary teacher

By 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 the consciousness of so many people — particularly […]

 

William Worthy: He opened the media to voices of resistance

By June 5, 2014
William Worthy at the U.S. Passport Agency in 1957. His renewal was denied after he visited China.

William Worthy was a highly talented and educated journalist with a quality that distinguished him from so many of his contemporaries in the mass media: political courage. Worthy died near Boston on May 4 at the age of 92. We in Workers World had known him since the early 1960s, when he wrote for the […]

 

Stand with fast food workers

By May 13, 2014

We are devoting our editorial space this week to a statement by Workers World Party. Workers World Party stands in steadfast solidarity with the May 15 global fast food workers protest. We strongly urge all forces in the political movement to speak, write and especially act in similar solidarity. The May 15 action promises to be […]

 

Philadelphia protest demands U.S. out of Ukraine

By May 12, 2014
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Demonstrators in Philadelphia on May 9 handed out hundreds of fliers  and spoke out on a sound system explaining to passersby why they should oppose any U.S. interference in Ukraine.  The 90-minute rally was co-sponsored by the International Action Center, Philly Against War and the Philadelphia branches of Socialist Action, the Answer Coalition, the Party […]

 

May Day in U.S. targets the 1%

By May 7, 2014

May Day — International Workers’ Day — was commemorated across the country with calls for workers’ rights, a $15 minimum wage and full rights for all undocumented immigrants. Some 250 activists, students and workers marched through Center City Philadelphia under the banner, “Unite to Fight the 1%.” The mostly young demonstrators targeted the Stock Exchange, […]

 
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