GWU Student Senate Passes Divestment Resolution Despite Harassment

Student arrives at George Washington University divestment vote with a member of the anti-BDS group ‘Canary Mission’ (right) continuing efforts to intimidate students. (Photo: Divest This Time) by Jesse Rubin, originally posted on Mondoweiss, April 27 After being delayed a week because of threats to their safety, the George Washington University (GW) student Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution to divest[…]

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Re-Centering Anti-War and Anti-Imperialism as Working Class Issues on May 1st

by Black Alliance for Peace, originally published on Black Agenda Report “We will never support U.S. imperialism in any of its adventures.” May 1st is recognized as International Workers’ Day throughout the world except in the most bourgeois of bourgeois nations — the United States. Yet, even though the capitalist oligarchy has tried to erase the day from the awareness[…]

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The Tragedy of the Cheminots

The Deep Meaning of the French Railroad Strikes by Diana Johnstone, originally published on Global Research, April 21, 2018 The current series of railroad strikes in France are portrayed in the media as “labor unrest”, a conflict between the government and trade union leaders, or as a temporary nuisance to travelers caused by the self-interest of a privileged category of[…]

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Israelis Continue to Open Fire on Gaza Protestors: An Eyewitness Account

by Dennis Bernstein, originally published on Consortium News An Interview with Gaza-based Palestinian Journalist, Wafa Al-Udaini By Dennis J Bernstein According to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), the Palestinian death toll since March 30, 2018 “has risen to 33, including 4 children and 1 photojournalist, and the number of those wounded has risen to 2,436, including 410 children,[…]

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No Stopping Protests Against Philadelphia Orchestra’s Israeli Tour

by Betsey Piette, originally published on Workers World, April 24, 2018 For the third week in a row, demonstrators gathered outside the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on April 21 to protest the Philharmonic Orchestra’s planned visit to Israel in June.  The visit is part of a “cultural tour” to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of Indigenous Palestinian lands.[…]

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Citing ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Motto, 3,000+ Google Employees Demand Company End Work on Pentagon Drone Project

More than 3,000 Google employees have demanded that their company end its involvement in a Pentagon contract to analyze imagery, potentially to improve the targeting of drone strikes. (Photo: yournewswire.com) by Julia Conley of Common Dreams, originally published on Common Dreams, March 4, 2018 More than 3,000 Google employees have signed a letter that’s circulating in the company demanding that[…]

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South Korean Progressives to Washington: Support Peace Talks and Halt the War Exercises

by Zoom In Korea staff, published on Zoom In Korea, March 27, 2018 Kim Jong-hoon, a member of South Korea’s National Assembly and co-chair of the progressive Minjung Party, led a delegation to Washington on March 20-21 to appeal to U.S. lawmakers about supporting efforts for peace on the Korean Peninsula. The U.S. Congress and Senate should not just watch[…]

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On the Picket Line

By Alex Bolchi and Sue Davis posted on Workers World, March 18, 2018 Support Spectrum workers’ strike! Union busting is the name of the zero-sum game that telecommunications giant Charter Communications, known for its Spectrum brand, is playing in New York City against 1,800 workers in International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3, who have been on strike since March[…]

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