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[l] at 2/3/23 6:42pm
Workers World Party sends its condolences to the Communist Party of India (Maoist) and all other Indian Marxists over the death of Comrade LSN Murthy on Dec. 21, 2022. He served as a powerful force in the revolutionary struggle in India for over 50 years as a writer and translator . . . Continue reading Salute to LSN Murthy of the CPI (Maoist) at Workers.org

[Category: Asia & the Pacific, Global, Communist Party of India (Maoist), India, Mao Zedong]

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[l] at 2/2/23 9:48pm
Supporters of Alex Saab gathered inside Grand Central Station in New York City on Jan. 16. The purpose of the demonstration was to “denounce the imprisonment of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab; his only crime was evading the illegal sanctions of the North American empire” against Venezuela. Saab was kidnapped in . . . Continue reading Free Alex Saab! at Workers.org

[Category: Latin America & the Caribbean, Alex Saab, Venezuela]

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[l] at 2/2/23 9:32pm
Harlem, New York Harlem families and grassroots community groups gathered Jan. 28 on West 145th St. and Lenox Ave. in Harlem to protest the operations of a truck stop, which they say was opened in retaliation for their rejection of a gentrification project known as “One45.” Several rally speakers condemned . . . Continue reading Harlem resists gentrification, environmental racism at Workers.org

[Category: Human needs before profits, U.S. and Canada, gentrification, Harlem]

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[l] at 2/2/23 8:36pm
In a vulgar display of capitalist greed, indicative of the system’s state of decay, high tech companies have laid off more than 58,000 workers since the start of the new year. These figures include the latest announcements from Google parent company Alphabet to slash 12,000 jobs and Microsoft’s recent 10,000-person . . . Continue reading A sign of capitalist decline: Pink slips hit tech workers hard at Workers.org

[Category: Human needs before profits, U.S. and Canada, Workers unite!, high tech, layoffs]

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[l] at 2/2/23 8:24pm
Credit: Brenda Ryan Cuba solidarity activists held a rally against the illegal U.S. blockade of Cuba in front of the statue of José Martí in New York City’s Central Park on Jan. 28. The gathering also paid tribute to Martí, a revolutionary hero who fought for Cuba’s independence from Spain, . . . Continue reading New York City rally against illegal blockade of Cuba at Workers.org

[Category: Global, Latin America & the Caribbean, Stop imperialist war and occupation, blockde, Cuba, José Martí]

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[l] at 2/1/23 11:13pm
Download the PDF. Justice for Tyre Nichols! Abolish the police! Protest condemns massacres by Israel Protests vs police brutality Pink slips for tech workers Harlem not for sale State attacks transgender workers, queer youth Black Reconstruction: lessons for today Mundo Obrero: La clase obrera en Francia EE.UU. y el golpe . . . Continue reading PDF of February 2 issue at Workers.org

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

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[l] at 2/1/23 6:54pm
Indigenous peoples lead resistance to coup. Here, a roadblock. Ibarra, Ecuador Jan. 30, 2023 — Right-wing forces in Perú — with the support of U.S. imperialism — used a majority in Parliament to carry out a coup Dec. 7 against elected President Pedro Castillo. This illegal attack on Perú’s first . . . Continue reading Perú’s people rise up, reject coup that ousted Castillo at Workers.org

[Category: Latin America & the Caribbean, Stop imperialist war and occupation, Aymara, Bejar, Boluarte, Castillo, Peru, Quechua]

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[l] at 2/1/23 6:45pm
Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 28, 2023. Ben Carroll Raleigh: Several hundred people marched through the streets of downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, on Jan. 28, to protest the police murders of Tyre Nichols and Darryl Williams. Williams was killed by the Raleigh Police Department on Jan. 17 after being shot multiple . . . Continue reading Coast-to-coast protests call for justice for Tyre Nichols at Workers.org

[Category: Prisons: tear them down, Racism and Self-Determination]

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[l] at 2/1/23 6:40pm
New York City Pride, Workers World Party contingent, June 28, 2017. More Pride coverage p. 6. After last year’s campaign to ban adolescents from accessing gender-affirming health care, several Christian right-dominated state legislatures are now turning their efforts toward the disenfranchisement of transgender adults.  Oklahoma’s legislature is leading the pack . . . Continue reading States escalate coordinated attack on transgender workers with bar ban at Workers.org

[Category: LGBTQ2+ liberation, Women and oppressed genders]

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[l] at 2/1/23 6:38pm
Credit: Lauren Walker for Truthout This commentary first appeared on workers.org Feb. 17, 2022. Nearly 2.3 million people, who are incarcerated every day in prisons, jails and detention centers in the U.S., face possible death sentences while locked up during a deadly respiratory pandemic. Despite facing inhumane and unsanitary conditions, . . . Continue reading We need prison abolition, not reform at Workers.org

[Category: COVID-19 and Health Crisis, Prisons: tear them down]

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[l] at 1/31/23 9:12pm
Jan. 30 — By sending tanks to the Kiev regime in Ukraine, Washington and its NATO cronies have once again escalated the war they have been waging against Russia for the past nine years. Some of the 250 people who rallied Jan. 30, before the German embassy in Vienna, Austria . . . Continue reading U.S., German imperialism send tanks to attack Russia at Workers.org

[Category: Europe, Global, Stop imperialist war and occupation, Abrams M1, Baerbock, Biden, Leopard 2]

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[l] at 1/31/23 9:00pm
In the afternoon of Jan. 26, Governor Brian Kemp declared a “state of emergency” in Georgia, to run through Feb. 9. Banner strung outside Weelaunee Forest. People might ask, what is this dire emergency affecting the people of Georgia? Could it be the dismal news that last year 1,333,100 people . . . Continue reading Georgia is in a State of Emergency??? An Atlanta resident’s response at Workers.org

[Category: Climate and Environmental Crisis, Human needs before profits, U.S. and Canada]

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[l] at 1/31/23 8:51pm
Mumia Abu-Jamal’s commentaries are recorded by prisonradio.org/. Workers.org first printed this commentary on Feb. 3, 2022. Since the article appeared, the peoples’ movement won the release of Sundiata Acoli and Dr. Mutulu Shakur. Mumia Abu-Jamal The great Caribbean revolutionary Franz Fanon wrote in his now-classic work, “The Wretched of the . . . Continue reading ‘A new Freedom Now Movement’ at Workers.org

[Category: Prisons: tear them down, U.S. and Canada]

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[l] at 1/30/23 4:00pm
Workers World Party echoes the call from Starbucks Workers United and Workers United Rochester Regional Joint Board (RRJB) to expel police associations from labor union federations and remain in solidarity with anti-racist protesters. This statement, originally published by Workers United RRJB in 2020, was reshared by Starbucks Workers United after . . . Continue reading Workers United Upstate New York: Black Lives Matter at Workers.org

[Category: Racism and Self-Determination, Workers unite!, Black Lives Matter, police unions, Starbucks Workers United]

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[l] at 1/30/23 3:54pm
Hundreds of people came out in the Bay Ridge community in Brooklyn, New York, Jan. 29, to demonstrate against the genocidal Zionist murders of Palestinian people in Jenin and all of Palestine and to honor these people as martyrs of the Palestinian struggle. Jan. 29. WW PHOTO: Toni Arenstein Jan. 29. . . . Continue reading Palestinian-led protest against massacres by Israel at Workers.org

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

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[l] at 1/30/23 3:39pm
Workers World is a workers’ newspaper, written by, for and about workers. Now at the start of the new year, we hail the many struggles for union recognition and rights, higher wages and safer working conditions of today. WW supports the courageous nurses, railroad workers, Starbucks, Amazon, graduate students and . . . Continue reading Workers World’s message for 2023: Fight for a socialist future! at Workers.org

[Category: Prisons: tear them down, Racism and Self-Determination, Revolutionary Theory and Practice, Workers unite!, Workers World Party, Workers World]

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[l] at 1/30/23 3:32pm
La clase obrera de Francia tiene una larga y significativa historia en la lucha entre el trabajo y el capital, incluyendo las revoluciones de 1848 que envolvieron a varios países europeos. Fue en el contexto de estas revoluciones que Karl Marx y Friedrich Engels escribieron el Manifiesto Comunista entonces . . . Continue reading ¡Que tiemblen las clases dominantes! at Workers.org

[Category: Editorials, Europe, Mundo Obrero, Revolutionary Theory and Practice, Workers unite!, clase obrera, Francia, huelga, Marx]

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[l] at 1/29/23 7:37am
Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man in Memphis, Tennessee, was brutally beaten by Memphis police. Pulled over two minutes away from his house on January 7, he was beaten so severely that he succumbed to his injuries three days later. A week in advance of the bodycam footage being released . . . Continue reading Justice for Tyre Nichols! Abolish the police! at Workers.org

[Category: Editorials, Racism and Self-Determination, Top, U.S. and Canada, anti-racism, Nichols, Racism, racism. killer cops]

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[l] at 1/27/23 2:17pm
In a study titled “Survival of the Richest,” published Jan. 16 to coincide with the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Oxfam International reported that in 2020 and 2021, the wealthiest 1% of the world’s population accumulated nearly two-thirds of all new wealth. In the previous decade, . . . Continue reading Capitalist system cause of wealth inequality at Workers.org

[Category: Human needs before profits, Workers unite!, Davos, globalization, Oxfam]

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[l] at 1/27/23 2:09pm
Unionized Yale grad students begin collective bargaining Yale graduate students have joined the ranks of unionized workers, like their counterparts at the University of California, the New School in New York City and others. Over 2,000 Yale graduate students voted Jan. 9 to join UNITE HERE Local 33, with 97% . . . Continue reading On the Picketline at Workers.org

[Category: U.S. and Canada, Mueller, Nickelodeon, strikes, union organizing, Yale]

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[l] at 1/27/23 2:03pm
Over 2 million workers in France participated in a general strike/mass mobilization on Jan. 19, denouncing plans by President Emmanuel Macron to make major changes to the pension system. There were over 200 separate marches, especially in France’s small- and medium-sized cities. Another day of protest is scheduled for Jan. . . . Continue reading Mass strike in France to defend pensions – Time to fight for Social Security here at Workers.org

[Category: Europe, Global, Human needs before profits, Workers unite!, France, France strike, retirement struggle, Social Security]

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