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Their Symbols and Ours

The impressive wave of protests unleashed by the murder of George Floyd in the United States not only crossed the borders of that country – impacting on a new world reality – but it offers particularly exciting episodes, typical of hot periods of history. By Daniel Sugasti One of those moments occurred...

Campaign to Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater

On May 31, 2020, Erek Slater, a Union representative and ATU 241 Executive Board elected member, addressed his co-workers to share the official public statement of the ATU International President regarding to refuse to drive police. This ATU statement was released in the context of the mass protests over the...

Defend Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest!

The Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) continues in its 17th day. The area around the former East Precinct of the Seattle Police Department is alive with free food and medicine, conversation centers, a No-Cop Coop giving away items, free legal advice, and just plain comradeship among opponents of police brutality...

Slater Crisis and the Union Movement

On May 28, 2020 the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) issued a statement condemning the murder of George Floyd asserting that drivers “have the right to refuse work they consider dangerous or unsafe during the pandemic, so too Minneapolis bus drivers – our members – have the right to refuse...

A Revolutionary Process Shakes the U. S.!

In the USA there is an ongoing revolutionary process. The masses have taken the streets and squares and fought police repression, in a gigantic anti-racist movement, after the murder of George Floyd. IWL-FI Statement on the U.S.   This movement, by its scope and radicalism, has no historical precedents. There is a...

The Fight Against Police Must Also Target Their Political Bosses: Mayors, Governors and the President

The murder of George Floyd by the police was the last straw. This crime is one of many committed against the African-American community and also against Latinos and other minorities. It is not an isolated case and is the product of a reality that is increasingly repressive, less democratic,...

George Floyd Was Strike Three

We Need To End Racist Police Violence Now and Fight for Justice, Jobs, Housing and Healthcare For ALL Since the racist police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, a new wave of national protests against racist murders and social injustice has swept the United States. For...

They Want to Dominate, We Want to Liberate

Statement Against the Ongoing Curfew and Martial Law By Workers' Voice Since the second day of the protest against the police murder of George Floyd,  the National Guard was deployed in Minneapolis, and later the military police was sent as well. Videos of both forces patrolling residential neighborhoods as occupation troops...

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,...

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