Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

From Reproductive Rights to the Hijab, Our Bodies, Our Choice

by Alison Bodine and Janine Solanki, published in Fire This Time, Vol 16, Issue 10-11, November 2022 The Rise and Fall of Roe v. Wade On January 22, 1973, in the midst of the women’s liberation movement, the U.S. Supreme Court made the historic ruling in the case of Roe v. Wade to grant women the constitutional right to have[…]

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Biden: Hands Off Rail Workers and Their Right to Strike!

by Statement by Labor Commission, FRSO, November 30, 2022 On Monday, President Joe Biden publicly called on Congress to force union rail workers to accept the sub-par contract terms he helped craft. This is shameless union busting and pre-emptive strike breaking on behalf of the billionaire railroad bosses. The members of four unions representing the majority of rail workers already[…]

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Nicaragua in Latin America – the Invisible and the Reality

by Stephen Sefton, published on Tortilla con Sal, October 26, 2022 In Nicaragua, the population lives the daily reality of the country’s revolutionary development, the democratization of the economy, the modernization of the health and education systems, the transformation of infrastructure and a dynamic reaffirmation of culture, identity and national dignity. However, overseas and in the region itself, these tremendous[…]

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A People’s Analysis of a World on Fire

by Manuel Bertoldi, published on People’s Dispatch, September 24, 2022 The following article is a summary of debates and reflections within the organization ALBA Movimientos, which were discussed during the last meeting of the International Peoples’ Assembly. These are observations made based on the daily reality in which the peoples of the world exist: in a turbulent world with an[…]

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As COVID-19 Variant Hits, Cuba Leads in Health and Vaccination Rates

by Sara Flounders, published on International Action Center, July 20, 2022 CNN sounded the alarm July 14: “Nearly two-and-a-half years since the coronavirus pandemic began, the most infectious and transmissible variant yet has arrived. . . . Now the virus is spreading again — evolving, escaping immunity and driving an uptick in cases and hospitalizations.” Major corporate media described how[…]

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Capitalism and Baby Formula

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, May 25, 2022 The baby formula shortage is not a glitch in the system. It actually exemplifies everything that goes wrong when the profit motive rules. Capitalism can’t ensure a food supply or anything else that humans need. “Socialism doesn’t work” is repeated like a mantra. We’re told endlessly that capitalism provides[…]

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Cuba Prepares for Disaster

by Don Fitz, published on MLToday, March 24, 2022 The September 2021 Scientific American included a description by the editors of the deplorable state of disaster relief in the US. They traced the root cause of problems with relief programs as their “focus on restoring private property,” which results in little attention to those “with the least capacity to deal[…]

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