Mumia Abu-Jamal supporters respond quickly to prison hoax

April 22, 2020
Betsey Piette

When a Pennsylvania Department of Corrections spokesperson callously claimed that Mumia Abu-Jamal was being hospitalized with COVID-19 at 5 p.m.…

50 years of struggle from Black August to Black Lives Matter Movement – a WW commentary

This Aug. 7 marks the 50th anniversary of the heroic attempt by Jonathan Jackson, younger brother of George Jackson, to…

August 3, 2020

Disability movement is ‘part of the global working class’

by Kristen Turgeon The following slightly edited remarks were made by Kristen Turgeon from the Boston branch of Workers World…

August 3, 2020

#SEIUDroptheCops makes demands

Following weeks of intensive internal organizing, research and analysis, the (Service Employees) #SEIUDropTheCops campaign — a rank-and-file-led initiative with SEIU…

August 3, 2020

‘Hero pay, not zero pay!’

Essential workers protested July 30 in a flash-mob protest in front of a newly remodeled Tops Market, a supermarket chain…

August 3, 2020

Record-breaking heat waves: Urgent alert to need for socialism – a WW commentary

As Muslim worshippers prepared for the holiday of Eid al-Adha during the last days of July, the Middle East was…

August 3, 2020

Virus statistics reveal class truth

The following is a digest of articles on COVID-19 by Deirdre Griswold that appeared in Workers World from April to…

August 2, 2020

PDF of July 30 issue

Download the 12-page PDF. Portland: Resistance broadens. Fighting fascism, white supremacy, capitalism WORLD: Palestine; China. ALSO: NBA players defend Woj;…

July 31, 2020

Remembering Garrett Foster, gunned down marching for Black lives in Austin, Texas

By Viktoriya P. Austin, Texas On July 25, groups of protesters marched in Austin, Texas, for Black lives and in…

July 31, 2020

Behind the walls

Voting rights for the incarcerated in Florida The Supreme Court upheld a ruling of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals…

July 31, 2020

‘No tax dollars for union busters’

Fired union janitors and allies picketed the downtown Cleveland office building known as “The Fives” on July 24, protesting the…

July 31, 2020