Eric Garner killed by police and capitalism

By December 21, 2014
BlackWhiteUnemployment

It is an outrage that Eric Garner was killed by a wolfpack of racist cops and a chokehold. It is an even greater outrage that, although the attack was caught on videotape for the whole world to see, the killers were not brought to trial. What makes it even more horrendous is that Garner was […]

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Victoria: 5 cubanos unidos y libres en Cuba

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17 de diciembre de 2014 El gobierno de EUA ha hecho lo que repetidamente juró que nunca haría: ha liberado al último de los 5 cubanos. Hoy, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero y Gerardo Hernández fueron finalmente liberados de cárceles estadounidenses después de más de 16 años de encarcelamiento injusto. René González y Fernando González ya […]

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Lucha de clases se agudiza en México y Puerto Rico

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16 de diciembre — Dos meses después de la desaparición de los 43 normalistas en Ayotzinapa, el presidente Enrique Peña Nieto finalmente visitó esa región el 4 de diciembre. Fue, no para ofrecer apoyo a las familias de las/os estudiantes, sino para inaugurar un puente que había sido dañado por un huracán en septiembre de […]

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Berkeley, Calif., community rallies to save Post Office

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Berkeley, Calif., Dec. 6: Stopping raid and saving P.O.WW photo: Judy Greenspan

Berkeley, Calif. — At noon on Dec. 6, more than 150 people gathered on the steps of the main Berkeley Post Office to demand that this historic building not be sold. Supporters sang “We Shall Not Be Moved” for an infomercial that organizers hope “will go viral.” The protest marked the longest occupation of the […]

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General strikes rock Europe

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“Sciopero generale” in Italy. “Algemene staking” and “grève générale” in Belgium. In any language the words “general strike” elicit fear among the ruling class. Hence the financial press, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News and London’s Financial Times, covered the recent general strikes in Italy and Belgium extensively. Although these corporate media thieves won’t […]

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Indigenous peoples, climate activists march in Lima

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Alliance for Global Justice marches in Lima at Climate Change Summit.Photo: Rick Jordan Jr.

Some 15,000 people demonstrated in Lima, Peru, on Dec. 11 during the United Nations Climate Change Conference, called “COP 20.” Marchers included many from Indigenous communities as well as environmental activists from around the world, particularly from poor countries. This was the largest climate change event in Latin America since the World People’s Conference on […]

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Victory! Cuban 5 are reunited and free at last

By December 18, 2014
The Cuban 5 united in Havana, Dec. 17.

Dec. 17 — The government of the United States has done what it repeatedly swore it would never do: It has freed the last of the Cuban 5.  Today Antonio Guerrero, Ramón Labañino and Gerardo Hernández were finally released from U.S. jails after more than 16 years of unjust imprisonment. René González and Fernando González had […]

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Growing incarceration rates for African Americans

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Beyond police bullets and chokeholds Since the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, and then the failure of a grand jury to indict white police officer Darren Wilson, mass demonstrations and rebellions have erupted across the country, bringing national and international attention to the plight of African Americans at […]

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Meeting in Harlem says Black lives matter, from Ferguson to West Africa

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Sahid KoromahWW photo: Brenda Ryan

Harlem, N.Y. — An all day rainstorm could not keep people from attending a Solidarity Rally Against Ebola, Stigma and Racism at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, N.Y. on Dec. 9. The program sponsored by the African Ebola Crisis Committee and the International Action Center showed what a people’s response to an epidemic, led […]

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Athletes break their silence

By December 17, 2014
Andrew Hawkins

The current national uprising against police violence dominates the U.S. political terrain. The revolt began with the Ferguson, Mo., rebellion, ignited by the broad daylight police murder of African-American 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white cop on Aug. 9. Black youth who racist white police officers humiliated, terrorized and demonized day in and day out […]

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