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Georgia governor calls ‘state of emergency’ to halt Cop City protests

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 10:18
By ERWIN FREED On Thurs., Jan. 26, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp declared a “state of emergency” directly targeted at ending protests to stop Cop City and calling for Justice for Tortuguita—a Weelaunee Forest Defender murdered by police officers last week. The declaration was made unilaterally by executive order. During a “state of emergency,” the governor […]
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Peru on the Brink: Jan. 28 online forum

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 15:06
Peru on the Brink: Class Struggle in the Andes Saturday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m. Pacific / 1 p.m. Eastern Register here for the Zoom link The Peruvian masses have taken to the streets. They have continued to battle the forces of capitalism and repression in their country since early December, when the traditional right-wing parties […]
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Reflecting on 50 years after the passage of Roe v. Wade

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 20:57
By DOLORES UNDERWOOD Jan. 22, 2023, was to have marked the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. Instead, reproductive rights activists mobilized across the country to demand bodily autonomy for all after the landmark case had been overturned last June. A national march in Madison, Wis., organized by the Madison Abortion […]
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Interview with a young socialist in China

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 15:17
Ji Hengge is a young revolutionary communist on the Chinese mainland who uses a pseudonym for security reasons. We interviewed him in mid-January and asked him to talk about the contradictions of the Chinese government’s shift from a COVID zero strategy to openness over the past three years and its impact on the grassroots peoples, […]
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After murderous cop raid, support grows for Atlanta forest defenders

Sat, 01/21/2023 - 09:50
By ERWIN FREED “Cop City is incredibly unpopular already. We’re very popular. We’re cool.” [Tortuguita] laughed as they said that last bit, but, without a doubt, the movement has succeeded in painting the forest defenders as a scrappy, idealistic David battling a heartless, moneyed Goliath. “We get a lot of support from people who live […]
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Atlanta police kill forest defender

Sat, 01/21/2023 - 09:43
By JOHN JOSEPH On the morning of Jan. 18, heavily armed members of the Dekalb Police, Atlanta Police, and Georgia State Patrol raided the encampments and tree-sits of those who have been occupying the Weelaunee (South Atlanta) forest, activists who have become known colloquially as forest defenders. The raid resulted in multiple arrests, but most […]
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UAW members reject ‘final offer,’ CNH strike continues into 8th month

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 15:34
By ERNIE GOTTA Two weeks ago, United Auto Worker (UAW) union members of Local 180 and Local 807 rejected for a second time an offer from CNH Industrial, instead deciding to continue an eight-month-long strike. The second offer—which CNH said was their “last, final, and best” offer—gave wage increases of between 28% to 38% over […]
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Peru: The second wave of uprisings aims for Boluarte’s head

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 08:25
By SIMON LAZARA, PST PERU As in every second wave that occurs in long battles—such as the one in Peru against the regime now headed by Boluarte—it is also more radical, decisive and, unfortunately, bloody. And it will not have a positive outcome without the defeat of the regime. Jan. 9 was a bloody day […]
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Gordon Cole Jr.: Brutalized by cops in Shelton, Conn.

Wed, 01/18/2023 - 09:43
By OSCAR ECHEVERIA Last week was a nightmare for Gordon Cole Jr. and his family in their home in Shelton, Conn. Cole’s mother in law called for a wellness check on Cole. Unfortunately, as is the case in virtually all of the United States, the “first responders” to medical emergencies and inter-personal disputes were police […]
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Tech layoffs: How serious are they?

Fri, 01/13/2023 - 12:47
By HERMAN MORRIS The second half of 2022 saw one of the most interesting developments in the tech sector of the U.S. economy since the dot-com bubble crash. After nearly two decades straight of unimpeded growth and investment, several large tech companies have seemingly reversed course and begun laying off employees. Meta has laid off […]
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Letter from a trolleybus driver in Kharkiv

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 11:35
By VITALIY  Vitaliy is a trolleybus driver in Kharkiv. His letter is reprinted from the website of the International Labour Solidarity Network of Solidarity and Struggle (https://laboursolidarity.org/en/). I am writing to you on behalf of the trolleybus drivers of Depot 2 and Saltovsky trolleybus depot in Kharkiv. For many years there have been problems with […]
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Biden’s trade war is bad news for working people

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 08:30
By CHRISTINE MARIE Chris Miller, the author of the Financial Times Business Book of the Year Chip War and a professor of international history at Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, was recently asked by FT journalist Andrew Hill about the outcome of the unprecedented export controls regime that Washington announced against China. […]
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NYC nurses hit the picket lines

Tue, 01/10/2023 - 12:42
By ERWIN FREED Over 7000 nurses from two hospitals in New York City are currently on strike. Citing unsafe staffing levels and poor wages, New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) members began picketing at 6 a.m. on Monday morning, Jan. 9. Workers’ Voice members walked the picket line at Mt. Sinai hospital to hear from […]
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Confronting Brazil’s coup attempt with mobilizations and self-defense

Tue, 01/10/2023 - 10:31
By NATIONAL DIRECTORATE of the PSTU (BRAZIL) It is necessary to respond swiftly in the face of the invasion of the National Congress, the Federal Supreme Court (STF) and the Planalto Palace (the Presidential Palace) by the extreme right-wing Bolsonarists this Sunday. What happened was a coup act of enormous gravity perpetrated with the collaboration […]
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Mexico begins 2023 with an imperial visit

Sun, 01/08/2023 - 09:11
By WORKERS’ VOICE (U.S.) and CORRIENTE SOCIALISTA DE LOS TRABAJADORES (MEXICO)  The visit, within the framework of the North American Summit of Governments, announced for last December, has been postponed to Jan. 9-11, 2023. The imperialist representatives of the U.S. and Canada will arrive in Mexico. Why are they coming? With what objectives are the […]
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Brazil: The Lula-Alckmin government is sworn in. Now what?

Thu, 01/05/2023 - 20:47
By PSTU-BRAZIL The inauguration ceremony of the new government attempted to bring together the most marginalized sectors of society. In the cowardly absence of Bolsonaro, who flew to Florida, the presidential sash was passed to Lula by a group pretending to represent workers, women, Blacks, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities and other oppressed sectors. The […]
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Palestine in 2023: The Oslo system is collapsing —what will replace it?

Wed, 01/04/2023 - 12:51
By JAMES MARKIN As 2023 gets underway, a brand new right-wing government is coming together in Israel. In December, Netanyahu announced its guiding principles, stating proudly that “the Jewish people have an exclusive and unquestionable right to all areas of the Land of Israel.” This new brash announcement of colonialist intent followed a year of […]
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COP 27: The road to climate catastrophe 

Sun, 01/01/2023 - 08:19
By RICHARD CAPRON While the Conference of the Parties may sound like a rowdy college campus weekend, in reality it is a very serious meeting of representatives from all around the world, held annually since 1992. It is better known by its acronym COP, and this year was the 27th meeting, convened under the auspices […]
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Ukrainian troops gain ground as Russian missiles pound the cities

Fri, 12/30/2022 - 12:24
By MICHAEL SCHREIBER As freezing temperatures took hold in Ukraine, Russia stepped up its efforts to deprive the population of heat, water, and electricity—and to try to break morale. By early December, fully one-half of the country’s energy facilities had been damaged or destroyed. Apartment blocks, clinics, schools, and cultural facilities were also targeted. Ukraine […]
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Year-end labor report: Support for unions on the rise

Wed, 12/28/2022 - 05:28
By ERNIE GOTTA According to the NLRB, “During the first nine months of Fiscal Year 2022 (Oct. 1–June 30), union representation petitions filed at the NLRB have increased 58%—up to 1892 from 1197 during the first three quarters of FY2021. By May 25, FY2022 petitions exceeded the total number of petitions filed in all of […]
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