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[l] at 8/18/22 8:24pm
The following slightly edited article was first published in August 2013. Lilly ran as Workers World Party’s candidate for vice president in 2016.  The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on Aug. 28, 1963, galvanized hundreds of thousands in the streets of Washington, D.C. A. Philip Randolph helped to . . . Continue reading Black August: A tribute to freedom fighters at Workers.org

[Category: Racism and Self-Determination, Angela Davis, Black August, Black Panthers, D, George Jackson, Jonathan Jackson, prison abolition]

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[l] at 8/18/22 7:40pm
American Postal Workers Union (APWU), National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and United Auto Workers (UAW) members, environmental groups and other union activists held a dinosaur-themed rally outside the U.S. Postal Service Headquarters at L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C. Aug. 9 to demand the use of union-made electric vehicles for . . . Continue reading Workers say: Stop Dejoy’s privatization of Postal Service at Workers.org

[Category: Workers unite!, DeJoy, privatization, protest, USPS]

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[l] at 8/18/22 4:47pm
Continue reading Capitalism 101: How the rich stay on top at Workers.org

[Category: Sports, Arts and Culture]

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[l] at 8/18/22 4:47pm
Continue reading Capitalism 101 at Workers.org

[Category: Sports, Arts and Culture]

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[l] at 8/17/22 11:00pm
Download the PDF. Emergency call to action Amazon, Starbucks, recognize unions now! Philadelphia solidarity with Gaza Also: Brianna Grier: Cops lie No justice for Black farmers UAW members push for change Postal workers protest Drug rehab sabotage Oakland teacher-community unity Lessons of Charlottesville 2017 Editorial: Operation Lone Star World: Sierra . . . Continue reading PDF of August 18 issue at Workers.org

[Category: Global, U.S. and Canada, Workers World Party]

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[l] at 8/17/22 12:17pm
This article first appeared on workers.org on Jan. 13, 2021, in response to the Jan. 6 pro-Trump, violent takeover of the U.S. Capitol following the 2020 presidential elections.  The writer was part of a Workers World Party delegation, amongst thousands of left forces confronting racist and fascist thugs in Charlottesville, . . . Continue reading Lessons from Charlottesville: How to fight fascism at Workers.org

[Category: Prisons: tear them down, Racism and Self-Determination, Black, Brown, Charlottesville, fascism, Heather Heyer, Indigenous, Klan, police, Racism, white supremacist]

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[l] at 8/17/22 12:13pm
U.S. military left Afghanistan in ruins. Above, the results of a 2017 bombing raid that killed 90. Raposo is editor of the Portuguese web magazine, jornalmudardevida.net, where this article was published Aug. 10. Translation: John Catalinotto. While declaring itself ready to prolong the war in Ukraine, “for as long as . . . Continue reading Where it does not dominate, U.S. imperialism sows chaos at Workers.org

[Category: Global, Stop imperialist war and occupation, Imperialism]

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[l] at 8/16/22 6:21pm
Proto-fascist Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas is getting a lot of publicity these days for busing asylum-seeking migrants, who have entered the U.S. from the Mexican border, up north to Washington, D.C., and to New York City. He’s now been joined in this political stunt by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey. . . . Continue reading ‘Operation Lone Star’ − a white-supremacist ploy at Workers.org

[Category: Editorials, U.S. and Canada, Workers World Party, Arizona, immigration, migration, New York City, Texas, the Border, Washington]

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[l] at 8/16/22 6:12pm
A “Philly Stands with Palestine” march blocked rush hour traffic around Philadelphia’s City Hall for an hour Aug. 10 to protest the most recent Israeli criminal bombing of the people of Gaza, which murdered at least 16 children. Philly March for Palestine (Photo Credit: Joe Piette) After an initial rally . . . Continue reading Philadelphia solidarity with Gaza at Workers.org

[Category: Global, Middle East, Stop imperialist war and occupation]

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[l] at 8/16/22 6:12pm
A “Philly Stands with Palestine” march blocked rush hour traffic around Philadelphia’s City Hall for an hour Aug. 10 to protest the most recent Israeli criminal bombing of the people of Gaza, which murdered at least 16 children. Philly March for Palestine (Photo Credit: Joe Piette) After an initial rally . . . Continue reading Philly stands with Palestine at Workers.org

[Category: Global, Middle East, Stop imperialist war and occupation]

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[l] at 8/16/22 6:04pm
According to the World Bank, the index price of agricultural products — which includes food — is up 19% from January 2021. Corn and wheat prices are, respectively, 16% and 22% higher. For a third of the world’s countries — the 60 or so the World Bank calls lower income . . . Continue reading Hunger in West Africa drives protests in Sierra Leone at Workers.org

[Category: Africa, Global, Human needs before profits]

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[l] at 8/16/22 5:56pm
“Change is coming to the UAW.”  This is the promise made to the rank and file of the United Auto Workers by the Members United candidates running for the union’s International Executive Board. This multinational grouping is challenging the entrenched Administration Caucus (AC) bureaucracy for leadership of the UAW. Led . . . Continue reading Members United slate forms to revive UAW’s fighting tradition at Workers.org

[Category: U.S. and Canada, Workers unite!, labor movement, Members United, UAW]

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[l] at 8/15/22 5:54pm
Support Amazon Workers Network The Support Amazon Workers Network issued the following call for mass solidarity actions Aug. 10. By Aug. 14 close to 200 organizations and individuals from many states and other countries had signed in support. Pro-union Starbucks workers, Lansing, Michigan. Credit: Workers United Warning: The worker organizing wave . . . Continue reading An emergency call to action: Amazon, Starbucks, recognize unions now! at Workers.org

[Category: Top, Workers unite!, Amazon Labor Union, mass solidarity, Starbucks Workers United]

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[l] at 8/15/22 5:54pm
Support Amazon Workers Network The Support Amazon Workers Network issued the following call for mass solidarity actions Aug. 10. By Aug. 14 close to 200 organizations and individuals from many states and other countries have signed in support. Pro-union Starbucks workers, Lansing, Michigan. Credit: Workers United Warning: The worker organizing . . . Continue reading Urgent appeal for unity and mass action: Demand Amazon and Starbucks recognize unions now! at Workers.org

[Category: Top, Workers unite!, Amazon Labor Union, mass solidarity, Starbucks Workers United]

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[l] at 8/15/22 5:34pm
Black farmers, fighting white supremacists in the South since Reconstruction to try to keep possession of their land, were dealt another blow in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Wording in that legislation, designed to give loan assistance to Black farmers, was rewritten by Democrats to remove discrimination on the . . . Continue reading Inflation Reduction Act: white supremacy and Black farmers at Workers.org

[Category: Human needs before profits, Racism and Self-Determination]

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[l] at 8/15/22 5:21pm
Atlanta  Marvin and Mary Grier loved their 28-year-old daughter, Brianna, who delighted in dancing and having fun with her three-year-old twin daughters. But on July 15, they were worried that she was not taking her medications for her schizophrenia diagnosis and was talking about harming herself or her children. They . . . Continue reading Cops lie about death of Brianna Grier at Workers.org

[Category: Racism and Self-Determination]

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[l] at 8/15/22 5:15pm
Oakland, California The new school year in the Oakland Unified School District began on a seriously sour and disturbing note: a physical attack on people protesting a school closure and the retaliatory firings of teachers. A student-led demonstration in spring of 2022 opposing Oakland school closures. WW Photo: Judy Greenspan . . . Continue reading Teachers and community organize to fight retaliation and violence by the Oakland School District at Workers.org

[Category: Racism and Self-Determination, Workers unite!, Oakland school district, protests, Teachers]

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[l] at 8/12/22 7:01pm
An Aug. 2 post on twitter from @UnionBustingBot, revealing Starbucks had recently hired former Pinkerton employee and CIA agent Amanda Stanfill as the Manager for Global Intelligence for Retail Operations, went viral. Stanfill has quite an impressive resume as an agent of the imperialist U.S. security state and a union-buster. . . . Continue reading Starbucks recruits CIA goon for union busting at Workers.org

[Category: Human needs before profits, U.S. and Canada, Workers unite!, Youth and Students, Amanda Stanfill, Pinkerton, Starbucks, union busting]

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[l] at 8/12/22 6:50pm
Rashida Tlaib of Detroit made history Jan. 3, 2019, when she became the first Palestinian-American Representative in the U.S. Congress. Rep. Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar were also the first two Muslim women elected to the House. Using her position to denounce Israeli apartheid, Rep. Tlaib has drawn the ire . . . Continue reading Michigan primary election – Rep. Rashida Tlaib wins, Zionists lose  at Workers.org

[Category: Global, Human needs before profits, Middle East, Racism and Self-Determination, U.S. and Canada, Detroit, Michigan primary, Rashida Tlaib]

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[l] at 8/12/22 6:22pm
24 de julio Un acuerdo negociado por Turquía para la exportación de granos de Ucrania y Rusia presenta un problema político para el imperialismo estadounidense y sus objetivos de guerra. La respuesta de Washington: enviar más armas. Silo de grano en el puerto de Odesa, Ucrania El histórico acuerdo . . . Continue reading Ucrania: ¿Saboteará Estados Unidos el acuerdo sobre los cereales?  at Workers.org

[Category: Africa, Asia & the Pacific, Europe, Global, Human needs before profits, Latin America & the Caribbean, Middle East, Mundo Obrero, Stop imperialist war and occupation, U.S. and Canada, grano, OTAN, Rusia, Ucrania]

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[l] at 8/12/22 5:41pm
United Farm Workers march to secure voting rights The United Farm Workers (UFW) union is marching to Sacramento, the state capital of California, to pressure the governor to sign the Agricultural Labor Relations Voting Choice Act, legislation that would make it safer for farmworkers to vote in union elections. Dolores . . . Continue reading On the picket line at Workers.org

[Category: Human needs before profits, U.S. and Canada, Workers unite!, Dollar General, Farm workers, Reuters, Verizon]

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