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On the Epidemic of Police Violence and Murder of George Floyd

Minneapolis is burning. People are enraged, frustrated, and demonstrating a renewed sense of militancy after the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th.  Protests have been brutally repressed across the country.  City and state governments are using all of their tools of violence and intimidation to...

George Floyd, Rest in Power! We Mourn Your Loss Fighting Back Racism!

On Monday, May 25, George Floyd, 46, was strangled to death by a police officer on suspicion of having used a fake card at a convenience store in Minneapolis, USA. By: PSTU's secretariat for Black men and women in Brazil - 05/28/2020   The murder was recorded and shows George in handcuffs,...

The “Face Mask War” and the Anarchy of Capitalism

“We don’t want others getting face masks”, declared president Trump when explaining the policy of his government to get hold of the equipment and supplies necessary to fight the pandemic of the new coronavirus, that has stricken the United States in the last few days. In fact, the main...

A Socialist Perspective on the Coronavirus Stimulus Plan

On March 27th, the House passed an historic $2 trillion stimulus bill with almost unanimous bi-partisan support. After denying the crisis for weeks, the government is now jumping into action, but not to help the working class. Written by Florence Oppen The coronavirus health crisis is also becoming a social and...

Organizing During Crisis: Building Working Class Power Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic, which emerged on the global stage at the end of 2019, has pushed the economy to the verge of total collapse, spread worldwide panic and confusion, and exacerbated the precarious and nightmarish situation facing working people.  Written by JP Pereira At the time of writing, The total...

A Socialist Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic in the U.S.

The coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has brought to the forefront how urgent it is to fundamentally transform the U.S. medical system and the entire capitalist economy at large. Statement by La Voz de l@s trabajadores/Workers’ Voice 03/18/2020 As a recent article in the Washington Post argued, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations...

No U.S. War on Iran!

Evidence has come to light (NBC news) that President Trump first authorized the assassination of Iranian military leader Qassim Soleimani last June. This effectively undercuts Trump’s story that he ordered the Jan. 3 strike that killed Soleimani to foil an impending Iranian attack on U.S. embassies. By La Voz de...

Berkeley High Teachers Wildcat Strike for Salary Increases & Special Education

In this interview done by Labor Radio on 11-11-19 , Josh A., & Aryn F., longtime Berkeley teachers and part of the union reform work there, talk to Labor Radio on how activists at Berkeley High and BFT (Berkeley Federation of Teachers)  are now setting the stage for a...

Haiti Rises Up Against Moïse

The world is boiling. To the impressive processes of mobilization crossing Hong King, Lebanon, Iraq, Algeria, Catalonia and other places, we need to add Latin America, now: Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Chile, Honduras, Bolivia. By Daniel Sugasti.   Although with much less media coverage, the popular upraise hitting Haiti for seven weeks deserves...

Necessary Struggle: Why Fighting Oppression is the Only Path to Class Unity

The collapse of the ISO, and more recently the CWI has put front and center the issue of “identity politics.” Fairly recently a new organization representing the minority of the old leadership of the CWI put out a statement in which they claimed:  “The petty bourgeois pressure of identity politics...

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