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In Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), the Answer is Self-Determination Not Subjugation

Image credit: Hrayr Badalyan Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), a self-governing enclave in the South Caucasus, remains under total blockade by Azerbaijan. Over 120,000 Armenians—including 30,000 children—are on the brink of an unspeakable humanitarian catastrophe as food runs scarce, medicine cabinets fall bare, and children now suffer malnutrition. A…

Contextualizing the shooting in Neve Yaakov

The occupied Palestinian territory is going through some of the most violent, destructive, and lethal days in recent memory. The Israeli military occupation is metastasizing into a monster eating away at Palestinian life in all its shapes and forms. A sense of hopelessness, frustration, and despair hovers over us all like a dark cloud. Then suddenly…

A Spiral Toward Catastrophe

Rally in London to commemorate the Nakba and to protest the Israeli Army murder of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh while she was covering their raids on the West Bank town of Jenin in May 2022. (Photo: Alisdare Hickson, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons) The degenerative spiral in the so-called Israel-Palestine “conflict” is nowhere near…

It’s not enough to come out in large numbers, we have to take control of our struggles!

Leaflet given out by the ICC at the recent massive demonstrations in France************************************** On January 19th and 31st, more than a million of us took to the streets to mobilise against the new pension reform. The government claims that this anger is due to a "lack of explanation", to a "lack of education". But we all understand…

Greece: Protest against the presence of USS George W. Bush in Piraeus

Thousands of protesters attended a militant rally organized by the local organization of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) on Saturday in Piraeus, sending a resounding message against the presence of USS “George W. Bush” aircraft carrier in the country's largest port. With slogans like “neither land nor water to the murderers of the people”…

The Tory Anti-Strike Laws Are About Disciplining the Working Class

Anti-strike legislation in the UK is part of a wider shift towards a strategy of class discipline that imposes measures which make it harder for workers to collectively negotiate the terms of their employment, and easier for employers to impose these terms unilaterally on them.The UK government’s new wave of legislation is ostensibly a response to…

CPP Statement Condemning Marcos’ Refusal To Cooperate With ICC

Marco Valbuena | Chief Information Officer | Communist Party Of The Philippines February 4, 2023 As expected, the Marcos government declared its refusal to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in its plan to commence pretrial investigation into the charges of crimes against humanity against Rodrigo Duterte over his sham “war on drugs”…

The 93rd Anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam

The 93rd Anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam: 93 years of Construction and a Positive Path for the Vietnamese People This February 3rd the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) for short will celebrate 93 years since it’s founding by Hồ ChĂ­ Minh and others in an office in Hong Kong. Back then Hồ ChĂ­ Minh was well known already to the French…

City of Atlanta and DeKalb County Announce ‘Agreement’ Amid Growing Opposition to Cop City

Above Photo: Protesters gathered outside Atlanta City Hall during Mayor Dickens’ January 31 press conference to cast doubt on his claims about reaching a “compromise” regarding “Cop City” (Unicorn Riot). Atlanta, Georgia – Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens announced Tuesday that the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County have reached an agreement regarding…

Largest First-Contract Wins in 25 Years at Two New Mexico Universities

New Mexico – Following ratification of first contracts by members of UE Local 1466-United Graduate Workers at the University of New Mexico and UE Local 1498-Graduate Workers United at New Mexico State University, thousands of graduate workers in the state are now covered by collective bargaining agreements. Both locals joined UE in historic “card…

The people behind Workers Now

Workers Now is a new slate of candidates contesting this year’s general election. James Robb and Don Franks are the people behind this initiative and they are hoping to put the spotlight on working people’s interests. Both are seasoned activists who have campaigned for workers’ rights over many decades. Here is some background on these two candidates…

Britain: Half-a-Million Workers Strike in Huge “Day of Action”

February 1 was the biggest day of coordinated strike action in over a decade, with half a million out on strike. We spoke to workers at picket lines and demos up and down the country about their fight against the bosses’ attacks and the Tories’ anti-union bill.On Wednesday, February 1, half-a-million workers across Britain were out on strike. This…

Salute to LSN Murthy of the CPI (Maoist)

Workers World Party sends its condolences to the Communist Party of India (Maoist) and all other Indian Marxists over the death of Comrade LSN Murthy on Dec. 21, 2022. He served as a powerful force in the revolutionary struggle in India for over 50 years as a writer and translator of Marxist-Leninist works.LSN Murthy of the Communist Party of India…

Never Again? The Same Criminals Who Funded Hitler are Imposing Tyranny on Us Today

By Mickey Z. / February 3rd, 2023 Like many of you, I watched parts of Vera Sharav’s new documentary series, Never Again is Now Global, this week. With its sharp focus on the Holocaust and Nazi tactics in general, I felt the need to reach back into some of my older research and remind readers who was supporting and enabling the rise of Hitler. Spoiler…

Forever Chemicals, Everywhere

Image credit: Great Lakes Now Forever Chemicals are found everywhere from the depths of the Mariana Trench to the mountaintop of Mt. Everest. Following 80 years of manufacturing various PFAS chemicals, the world is swimming in chemical permanence. And yes, it is a toxic price society pays for modern-day conveniences — made easy! But maybe it would…

AntiStrike Bill Step Toward Forced Labor In Britain?

Above Photo: National Education Union strike and rally, London, Feb. 1. (Steve Eason, Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0) The government seems willing to undermine the very bedrock of human rights law to keep employees at work. The U.K. now has government ministers who revel in their contempt for human rights, including anti-slavery protections. The home secretary…

On The Media Of ‘Russiagate’ And Related Fake Stories

Last week Matt Taibbi, with access to Twitter’s internal papers, debunked the fake Hamilton 68 propaganda dashboard that was used to create many stories about alleged Russian disinformation. I had done similar five years earlier but had no access to the original data. There were enough secondary indications to conclude that the dashboard was a sham…

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia face high court challenge 

Above Photo: At least 60 people killed in a Saudi-led airstrike in southwestern Yemen, September 2019. (Felton Davis via Flickr) The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has sought a judicial review of the UK government’s decision to resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia in 2020 despite evidence of serious violations of international law, including civilian…

With claims of mass workers shortages and layoffs in the US, we must read between the lines

Above Photo: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, DC on 14 December 2022. He claimed that the US is suffering from a “structural labor shortage”, without mentioning the impact of stagnant wages. (AFP / Nicholas Kamm). In the midst of the economic recovery…

Non-Compete Agreement Leaves Workers Homeless And Jobless

Above photo: Kevin and Larisa Borowske were fired and evicted by property management company FirstService Residential in Minnesota, they suspect because they were organizing against wage theft and for a union.  Kevin Borowske is still mulling it over after being fired last week—and evicted as of February 28. Was he a scientist with the proprietary…

Massive Looting of Public Resources at Stake in District Detroit Redevelopment Scheme

Above Photo: (Heidi Uhlman Ray) Detroit, Michigan – Billionaire developers in Detroit have proposed capturing almost one billion dollars in public money to fund their newest project. The deal is far from sealed, but organized community opposition will be necessary to prevent approvals from sailing through. In a majority Black and Brown, working-class…

Utilities’ Failures And Shady Practices Show We Need Energy Democracy

Above Photo: A vehicle sits submerged in water along I-75 Aug. 12, 2014 in Royal Oak, Michigan. Joshua Lott / Getty Images. Around the country, corporate utility giants like DTE in Michigan are leaving communities vulnerable while impeding progress on decarbonization. And that’s exactly why a transition to community-owned utilities must happen. In…

As Universities Submit to Neoliberalism and Fascism, Workers Must Fight Back

Above Photo: University of California Riverside graduate student researcher Hannah Freund, from the genetics department, shouts into a megaphone as she protests with others in the lobby of Hinderaker Hall in Riverside, California, on December 5, 2022. (Will Lester / MediaNews Group/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Via Getty Images) Faculty unions need to…

The Life-Threatening Consequences of Rural “Maternity-Care Deserts”

Above Photo: Katlyn Moss, pictured here at the Clay County Recreation Center in Hayesville, N.C. in November, had to travel more than an hour in the snow to give birth to her daughter in 2018. (Colby Rabon / Carolina Public Press) The Number Of Mothers Who Receive No Prenatal Care Is On The Rise In North Carolina. Lack Of Access In Rural Areas Is A…

Transit Workers Have Been On Strike For Three Weeks; No Agreement Reached

A strike by transit workers in Loudoun County is now in its third week with no clear end in sight. A county spokesperson said service for Loudoun County Transit began being affected by the strike on January 11. As of Friday, commuter buses that travel between various parts of Loudoun County and D.C. and Arlington, Va. had not been running for more than…


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