Racism and Self-Determination

Title IX weakened by SCOTUS Roe ruling

June 23 marked the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the federal legislation mandating equal opportunities for men’s and women’s participation…

June 27, 2022

Ecuador’s national strike at a crossroads

Ibarra, Imbabura Province, Ecuador June 26 — The Indigenous-led National Strike in Ecuador that began June 13 enters its third…

June 27, 2022

Free Mumia! Free ‘Em All! Support WW reporting

The U.S. has the highest percentage of its population in prisons — more than any other country in the world…

June 26, 2022

Leslie Feinberg brings Rainbow Flags to ‘FREE MUMIA!

Feinberg gave these remarks at the historic Free Mumia rally, Madison Square Garden, New York City, May 7, 2000. (youtube.com/watch?v=zV4rxNZaF9M)…

June 24, 2022

Abolishing the death penalty – and capitalism

​​By Workers World Houston bureau To understand the systemic cruelty and deep inequalities that persist in the criminal injustice system…

June 24, 2022

The right to self defense

We were still reeling from the racist massacre at Buffalo, New York, the slaughter of children in Uvalde, Texas. Then…

June 21, 2022

Juneteenth: death penalty abolitionists march in Texas

June 19 — Yancy Balderas, an activist with the Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement, led the call “Texas says death…

June 21, 2022

Mumia Abu-Jamal − a hero for young people

This excerpted text was first handed out at a youth conference for Mumia Abu-Jamal in Philadelphia, December 2012. Some statistics…

June 21, 2022

Juneteenth: emancipation, resistance and reparations

Houston This article, which appeared in the June 23, 2021, issue of Workers World, is being reprinted here to celebrate…

June 20, 2022

The significance of Juneteenth

This year marks the first anniversary of Juneteenth as an official federal holiday since it was signed into law June…

June 20, 2022