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MOVE and ICFFMAJ Statement on Mumia’s Health, plus video

MOVE and International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal Statement on Mumia’s Health allso, video below Mumia’s Family and Supporters Present Demands to the DOC 4/3/2015 for more information Free Mumia Coalition This government has been trying to murder Mumia for 34 years. The power of this movement stopped his execution in 1995 and … Continue reading

antiwar / strategy

Solidarity with Spring Antiwar Actions

Solidarity with Spring Antiwar Actions Steve X Unfortunately, it seems that UNAC’s “Spring Rising” demonstration only attracted a “few hundred” protesters. How could this be? How do we build a genuinely mass antiwar movement? The circumstances today are different from the period of the Vietnam war, but building an antiwar movement based on a united … Continue reading

International / labor

6,000 Dunnes Stores workers strike in south of Ireland

Originally posted on Redline:
by Philip Ferguson Six thousand workers employed in 109 Dunnes Stores in the south of Ireland staged a 24-hour strike yesterday (Thursday, April 2).  (The business sells food, clothing, home furnishings; they’re roughly similar to a chain like Woolworths in NZ.) Low-hours contracts Whereas in New Zealand, there is currently a…

police brutality / racism / US Politics

Report on Philadelphia Cops Makes Reform Recommendations

Report on Philadelphia Cops Makes Reform Recommendations John Leslie The Department of Justice has released a 98 page report on a study of police abuse by the Philadelphia police. In a previous article, we demonstrated some of the abuses aimed at the community and Black radicals. These articles can only scratch the surface and cannot … Continue reading

police brutality / racism / US Politics

Philadelphia: A History of Racism, Repression and Struggle

Philadelphia: A History of Racism, Repression and Struggle By JOHN LESLIE source: Socialist Organizer  (See also, Report on Philadelphia Cops Makes Reform Recommendations Philadelphia, PA was the first major city in what was to become the United States. Early on, the city’s Black population, both free and slave, was substantial. Escaped slaves came to Pennsylvania, seeing the … Continue reading

police brutality / racism

Endorsement of May 13th MOVE Bombing 30th Year Commemoration

below we are reproducing a statement by Socialist Organizer endorsing the upcoming May 13th MOVE Bombing 30th Year Commemoration. Endorsement of May 13th MOVE Bombing 30th Year Commemoration Socialist Organizer would like to offer our endorsement of the May 13th MOVE Bombing 30th Year Commemoration to be held in Philadelphia. We urge the labor movement, antiwar forces and fighters against police brutality … Continue reading