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[l] at 3/1/24 6:34pm
Over 101,000 Michigan voters, casting a ballot in the Democratic Party primary election Feb. 27, sent a clear message to President Joe Biden. Mobilized in just a matter of weeks, they filled in the circle for “uncommitted” to protest “Genocide Joe’s” financial, military and political support for Israeli apartheid. Michigan . . . Continue reading Michigan ‘uncommitted’ vote sends message to ‘Genocide Joe’ at Workers.org

[Category: Global, Middle East, Stop imperialist war and occupation, U.S. and Canada]

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[l] at 3/1/24 6:30pm
The International Court of Justice on Feb. 26 concluded its final week of hearings on Israel’s decades-long occupation of Palestinian lands. Held at The Hague, Netherlands, these hearings from Feb. 19-26 were historic for receiving testimony from representatives of over 50 countries, the highest number to participate in a single . . . Continue reading The world vs. U.S./Israel at ICJ hearing for Palestine at Workers.org

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

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[l] at 3/1/24 6:22pm
The following statement from Metras Global, a volunteering initiative based on @metraswebsite which creates research oriented content on Palestine and its resistance, appeared on Resistance News Network on Feb. 28, 2024. United Palestinian resistance groups Spreading an “optimistic” atmosphere for approaching a deal by the [Zionist] occupation aims to put . . . Continue reading Palestinian resistance update on ceasefire talks at Workers.org

[Category: Global, Middle East]

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[l] at 2/29/24 9:29pm
The contrast of Western treatment and coverage of the cases of Julian Assange and Alexei Navalny typifies imperialist hypocrisy. There is a double standard in the way Washington officials and the corporate media discuss “free speech” and “freedom of the press,” or justify who they endorse and who they disparage. . . . Continue reading Imperialist hypocrisy marks Assange persecution  at Workers.org

[Category: Europe, Global, Middle East, Stop imperialist war and occupation, U.S. and Canada]

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[l] at 2/29/24 9:20pm
Passed in 1935, the National Labor Relations Act, also known as the Wagner Act, enshrined in law the right of workers to engage in collective action — “protected concerted activity” — against their bosses. First and foremost, this meant workers had the right to unionize. The Act’s passage did not . . . Continue reading Tesla, Trader Joe’s take aim at labor’s limited protections at Workers.org

[Category: Human needs before profits, Workers unite!, Youth and Students, NLRB, Tesla, Trader Joe’s]

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[l] at 2/29/24 9:02pm
La Red Solidaria contra la Ocupación de Palestina convocaba al 25 de febrero por segunda vez de forma conjunta y simultánea en más de cien municipios. La masacre de la población palestina sigue pese a las advertencias a Israel. Estado español, 25 de enero. La Red Solidaria contra la Ocupación . . . Continue reading Estado español: Miles de personas denuncian en la calle el genocidio contra Palestina at Workers.org

[Category: Middle East, Mundo Obrero]

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[l] at 2/29/24 8:13pm
The author, a former member of the Secretariat of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde (PAIGC), writes of African events for Avante!, the newspaper of the Portuguese Communist Party. Translation: John Catalinotto. African countries have reaffirmed their solidarity with occupied Palestine, the victim of vicious . . . Continue reading African Union declares solidarity with Palestine, Cuba at Workers.org

[Category: Africa]

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[l] at 2/28/24 9:45pm
Download the PDF. China: Palestine has right to armed struggle The sacrifice of Aaron Bushnell Students walk out for Palestine Gaza: Hunger as a weapon Imperialist hypocrisy marks Assange persecution Download the PDF. More PDF back-issues here. Continue reading PDF of February 29 issue at Workers.org

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

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[l] at 2/28/24 8:41pm
Nex Benedict On Feb. 8, Nex Benedict, a 16-year-old Choctaw nonbinary student living on the Cherokee Reservation in Owasso, Oklahoma, died after an attack the day before by three presumably cisgender girls who had been harassing them and their friend. Benedict, who used they/them pronouns, allegedly poured water on the . . . Continue reading Justice for Nex Benedict! at Workers.org

[Category: LGBTQ2+ liberation, U.S. and Canada, Indigenous, Oklahoma, Transgender]

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[l] at 2/28/24 8:40pm
According to the United Nations World Food Program, 80% of the people of the world threatened with famine — dying because of a severe lack of food or water — are Palestinians living in Gaza. Al Jazeera reports that “Half a million people in Gaza face starvation, and all 2.3 . . . Continue reading Gaza: Hunger as a weapon at Workers.org

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

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[l] at 2/28/24 8:38pm
Press conference calling for a ceasefire with Congressional Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Cori Bush and UAW President Shawn Fain, Dec. 14, 2023. A number of major U.S. unions have united around the call for a ceasefire in Gaza. Seven of them, along with over 200 local and regional labor bodies, . . . Continue reading Labor calls for ceasefire grow at Workers.org

[Category: Stop imperialist war and occupation, Workers unite!, Israel, Palestine]

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[l] at 2/27/24 9:31pm
By Bronx Anti-War Coalition Workers World is in full solidarity with this statement. “FREE PALESTINE!” were his last words and his motivation — this must always be centered. Aaron Bushnell’s final words, “Free Palestine!” encapsulate both his last breath and his driving force. It is imperative that this message remains . . . Continue reading The sacrifice of Aaron Bushnell at Workers.org

[Category: Global, Middle East, Stop imperialist war and occupation, Top, Solidarity with Gaza]

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[l] at 2/27/24 9:22pm
Senior Chinese official Ma Xinmin made a powerful statement Feb. 22 before the International Court of Justice that Palestinians have the right to engage in armed struggle, because they live under an illegal Israeli occupation. Some of China’s aid shipments to Gaza. Credit: Xinhua Ma, who is director general of . . . Continue reading China: Palestine has right to armed struggle at Workers.org

[Category: Asia & the Pacific, Global, Human needs before profits, Middle East, Revolutionary Theory and Practice, Stop imperialist war and occupation, Chiina, Gaza, Humanitarian aid]

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[l] at 2/27/24 9:22pm
Senior Chinese official Ma Xinmin made a powerful statement Feb. 22 before the International Court of Justice that Palestinians have the right to engage in armed struggle, because they live under an illegal Israeli occupation. Some of China’s aid shipments to Gaza. Credit: Xinhua Ma, who is director general of . . . Continue reading WW commentary: China speaks out for Palestine’s right to resist at Workers.org

[Category: Asia & the Pacific, Global, Human needs before profits, Middle East, Revolutionary Theory and Practice, Stop imperialist war and occupation, Chiina, Gaza, Humanitarian aid]

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[l] at 2/27/24 9:13pm
As the genocide perpetuated by the U.S.-backed, apartheid Israeli regime continues — claiming over 30,000 Palestinian lives, mostly women and children, and almost 70,000 more wounded according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza Feb. 25 — a toll of a different kind is rightfully being felt within Israeli . . . Continue reading Israel’s genocide sows seeds of economic instability at Workers.org

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

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[l] at 2/26/24 6:37pm
The following statements appeared on Resistance News Network on Feb. 26, 2024. Credit: @ms3_99 Hamas We, in the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), express our heartfelt condolences and our full solidarity with the family and friends of the U.S. pilot Aaron Bushnell, whose name has been immortalized as a defender of . . . Continue reading Palestinian resistance pays tribute to martyr, Aaron Bushnell at Workers.org

[Category: Middle East, Racism and Self-Determination, Stop imperialist war and occupation]

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[l] at 2/26/24 6:30pm
It’s 2024 and people are still buying into anti-addict, anti-houseless politics in the age of the opioid epidemic and record poverty in Philadelphia. Council member Quetcy Lozada, whose heart seems to be extraordinarily hardened against drug addicts and problematic users, is using her political position to attack harm reduction-based organizations . . . Continue reading Politicians attack harm reduction programs at Workers.org

[Category: Disability rights, Health Care]

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[l] at 2/26/24 6:23pm
Philadelphia Over 150 youth from Philadelphia high schools walked out of classes on Feb. 23 to demonstrate for Palestine. Marching from a number of different high schools, they converged on City Hall where several students spoke out or recited poems reflecting the horror and anger at the genocide the U.S. . . . Continue reading Philadelphia: High school students walk out for Palestine at Workers.org

[Category: Middle East, Racism and Self-Determination, Stop imperialist war and occupation]

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[l] at 2/26/24 6:18pm
Houston When speaking about prisons and the death penalty, many activists and leaders have said, “It’s better to be guilty and rich than to be innocent and poor.” Today in Texas, Ivan Cantu, a 50-year-old Latinx man, is the personification of this saying. Ivan Cantu. Credit: Death Penalty Information Center . . . Continue reading Texas plans another legal lynching: Save the life of Ivan Cantu! at Workers.org

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

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[l] at 2/26/24 5:25pm
On Saturday morning, on Buffalos East Side, police shot and killed a Black man – yet again.  Edward ‘Eddie’ Holmes was a brother, father, and grandad. He was a chef, skater, biker, mechanic, and loved cars and cowboy hats. (Quote: Black Love Resists in the Rust) The version presented by . . . Continue reading Buffalo police kill a Black man – yet again at Workers.org

[Category: Middle East, Racism and Self-Determination, U.S. and Canada]

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[l] at 2/24/24 8:18pm
Philadelphia When the billionaires who own the Philadelphia 76ers basketball team made their announcement on July 21, 2022, that they intend to build a new arena — 76 Place — on the edge of the city’s Chinatown community, they didn’t expect the opposition pushback to last this long. Now, 18 . . . Continue reading No slam dunk for 76ers arena at Workers.org

[Category: Sports, Arts and Culture, U.S. and Canada, Chinatown, Pennsylvania]

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