‘No justice, no peace’ – racist violence fuels anger

August 23, 2014

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‘No justice, no peace’ – racist violence fuels anger by Barry Sheppard, source: Green Left Weekly “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” This slogan was taken up by community protesters right after the murder of 18-year-old African American Michael Brown by police in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9. Brown had his hands […]

Uprising in Ferguson, MO – a compilation of links

August 23, 2014

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Uprising in Ferguson, MO introduction by John K: The left, especially the white left, in this country is in need of some serious introspection. The uprising in Ferguson is the “chickens come home to roost” for mass incarceration, the so-called war on drugs, jobs discrimination, voter suppression and police brutality. Our stand should always be […]

The Crisis in Ferguson Is Escalating — Mass Action Needed to Win Justice for Michael Brown and to Defend Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

August 16, 2014

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The Crisis in Ferguson Is Escalating — Mass Action Needed to Win Justice for Michael Brown and to Defend Civil Liberties and Civil Rights (Labor Fightback Network) Oscar Grant murdered January 1, 2009 in Oakland, CA; Trayvon Martin murdered February 26, 2012 in Sanford, FL; Eric Garner murdered July 17, 2014 in Staten Island, NY; Michael Brown […]

Israel/Palestine: Against Racism and Escalation

July 8, 2014

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Israel/Palestine: Against Racism and Escalation Here’s a speech given by Shay G, member of Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel/Palestine) as part of a demonstration in Haifa against the new wave of racism and military escalation. (source: facebook) Thanks to all people who came tonight to demonstrate and show that the rats of the far-right, who […]

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Is $15/hr enough? What do we say to working people?

March 6, 2014

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“The Communists fight for the attainment of the immediate aims, for the enforcement of the momentary interests of the working class; but in the movement of the present, they also represent and take care of the future of that movement.” Marx and Engels, The Communist Manifesto “Let us not have any illusions. This is class […]

Russia: Stop intervention to stop the war! (CWI Russia)

March 4, 2014

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Statement of Russian comrades of the Committee for a Workers International. It takes a correct internationalist and working class perspective against Russian intervention and for a class struggle approach to the situation in Ukraine and Russia.  posted by J Leslie (a couple of slight edits made for style)  source: Facebook           […]

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Ukraine- Needed, an independent working-class political leadership

March 4, 2014

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Note: The follow was submitted as a reader comment on the Socialist Worker article, The threat of war hangs over Ukraine. Ukraine- Needed, an independent working-class political leadership   — J Leslie (thanks to W DeLuca for suggestions) In their article, “The threat of war hangs over Ukraine,” Alan Maass and Lee Sustar correctly support the right […]

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