Recent murders of Muslims illustrate the dangers of Islamophobia

February 27, 2015

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Recent murders of Muslims illustrate the dangers of Islamophobia originally published of the Socialist Organizer website By John Leslie The murder last week of 3 Muslim students in Chapel Hill, NC, followed a few days later by the arson of an Islamic school in Houston, and an assault on an Arab-American family by two white […]

Posted in: racism, US Politics

Who killed Brandon Tate-Brown? updated 3/1/15

February 17, 2015

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Who killed Brandon Tate-Brown? Steve X A protest was held in Northeast Philadelphia on Saturday, February 21st, the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, to demand justice for Brandon Tate-Brown, a Philadelphia man shot down by Philly cops in the early hours of December 15th, 2014. More than 100 protesters braved cold temperatures and […]

Lessons of the Seattle General Strike of 1919

January 17, 2015

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Lessons of the Seattle General Strike of 1919 J Leslie What is a General Strike? Lately, with the growth of the Occupy movement, there’s been a lot of talk about the general strike as a weapon of the class struggle. The Occupy Oakland port shutdown on Nov. 2 was referred to as a one-day general strike. Now […]

Posted in: labor

Murder of Two Cops in New York City Leads To Calls for the Movement to Step Back

December 25, 2014

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Murder of Two Cops in New York City Leads To Calls for the Movement to Step Back By John Leslie  (source: Socialist Organizer) Following police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and Eric Garner in New York, there have been unprecedented sustained mobilizations across the US for police accountability. The uprising in Ferguson, after […]

Azania: Economic Freedom Fighters Peoples Declaration

December 20, 2014

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We will be embarking on land occupation struggles Declaration by the Economic Freedom Fighters in Azania/South Africa 17 December 2014 Fighters say they will also lead radical and militant protests to the mines Economic Freedom Fighters Peoples Declaration of the First National People’s Assembly  13 – 16 December 2014 We the delegates of the National […]

Posted in: Africa, International, labor

Mexico: Report on the First National Congress of the OPT (Political Organization of the Workers and People)

December 19, 2014

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Report on the First National Congress of the OPT (Political Organization of the Workers and People) — Mexico City, December 12-13 (published in Mexico by El Trabajo newspaper No. 236, Supplement No. 2) On December 12-13, 2014, the first national congress of the Political Organization of the Workers and People (OPT) was held in Mexico […]

Making torture legal — Mumia

December 14, 2014

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Mumia Abu-Jamal: Making torture legal By MUMIA ABU-JAMAL  (Listen on Prison Radio) In the week of the Senate Intelligence Select Committee’s report on CIA torture of terror suspects, we’re reminded how little Americans know about how the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency rolls in the real world. Predictably, the 500-page summary of a 6700-page report erupted […]

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