For a Militant March 8th for Working Women!

The massive demonstrations on January 21st Women’s March- which put more than 3 million in the streets- revealed a huge contradiction. On the one hand, the unforeseen overflowing of the streets showed for the first time in decades that there is the possibility of a massive fight-back against one...

A true imperialist conspiracy

Julian Assange, co-founder of WikiLeaks was imprisoned on Thursday, April 11, after spending seven years in exile at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. WikiLeaks became known for publishing secret communications from various governments, particularly the US government. Assange is also accused of "alleged rape" in Sweden. By: Américo Gomes With this...

Anti-War Movement Breaks the Silence on Palestine

last July, the UNAC - United National Anti-War Con­ference - met in Albany, New York.  It was called by va­rious sectors of the anti-war movement to launch a uni­ted public campaign to bring the troops home now. The ANSWER coalition decided not to participate, as they seem to prefer...

Interview with Oakland Teacher on Future Strike

We interview Nick Palmquist, an Oakland teacher and longtime member of the union reform caucus, Classroom Struggle, who talks to us on how militant teachers took over their union and are now setting the ground for a strike this late February/March   LV: What is the history of Classroom Struggle, the...

The Fight Against Police Repression Must Be Broad, Organized And Permanent!

The police agencies attacks against minorities in the United States does not seem to end; cases of abuse and death of blacks and Latinos in the hands of the police are daily. By Corriente Obrera - U.S.   The reasons that justify these actions (according to police) are almost always the same:...

Oakland Teachers Strike for the Soul of Public Education!

After bargaining for more than 2 years with no proposals from OUSD (Oakland Unified School District) for no school closures, smaller class sizes, a living wage for teachers, or more critical support staff such as nurses and psychologists, the Oakland Teachers (OEA) are going on strike. Alongside them in...

Trump declares war against immigrants

Trump’s government has declared war on immigrants, and ICE raids once again are being carried out in apartment buildings, on the streets and workplaces. This has been going on for the last 40 years, except this time it is targeting more people more often, including in “sanctuary cities.” By Corriente...

Millions of People on the Streets Against Trump Around the World!

Donald Trump's inauguration as president of the U.S. unleashed protests and demonstrations at all levels in dozens of countries around the world. The reach of protests show the great rejection Trump generates even without having started his term, and the social and political polarization tend to grow in the U.S....

The Meaning and Potential of the UAW Local 2865 – 2013 Contract Negotiation

Introduction – The Context for Contract Negotiations. 2013 is already shaping up to be an important year for people fighting for free, quality public education in the United States. Using the fiction of the so-called ‘fiscal cliff’, the Obama administration, fresh from its victory last November, is preparing for...

Is Trump rudeness something exceptional?

We all know the Republican Party has been, and still is, the “conservative” party traditionally more male-chauvinist, racist, homophobic and nationalist of the United States. But the RP as much as the DP so far respected the rules of the “double-face game” of the US politics: to not say...

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