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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, […]

 

The meaning of low-wage worker struggle

By April 19, 2014

And the need for an independent revolutionary pole in new working-class movement The nationwide strikes of workers at places like Wendy’s, McDonald’s and Burger King are signs that the working-class movement is going through the birth pangs of what will be a new phase of development. We are witnessing a truly revolutionary change in the […]

 

Chicago anti-war meeting on Ukraine beats back fascists

By April 15, 2014
Sara Flounders speaking at Chicago Ukraine meeting, April 12. WW photo:  Patricia Linarez

Anti-war and anti-imperialist activists in Chicago held a successful public teach-in on U.S.-NATO aggression against Ukraine and Russia on April 12 despite the U.S. ruling-class media’s political pressure and despite having to beat back a physical attack by pro-fascist organizations here. The U.S. population overall is war weary and wary of any new adventure in […]

 

Buying elections gets more expensive

By April 12, 2014

On March 2, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the McCutcheon v. FEC case that the wealthy could donate funds to an unlimited number of candidates, party campaign committees and political action committees. Before this ruling, the most that one billionaire could openly give was $123,000 during each two-year “cycle.” Now each can give millions […]

 

Southern conference: ‘On to revolution and socialism’

By April 3, 2014

The auditorium of the Durham Public Library could hardly contain the electric energy and revolutionary fervor of those who gathered for the “Hard Times Are Fighting Times: Building a Southern Movement for Revolution and Socialism” conference here on March 29. The conference was a testament to the momentous changes taking place in the working-class movement […]

 
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