By JOHN WILSON The death of Larry Kramer was a huge loss, not only for gay men and others in queer communities, but for all of us involved in the fight against every kind of oppression brought down on us by our decaying, crisis-ridden capitalist society.
By ANN MONTAGUE In an opinion issued in the context of a mass movement demanding justice, equality and an end to discrimination, the Supreme Court immediately expanded job protections to LGBTQ workers in 23 states where none had existed.
"Our Solidarity with the Worldwide Anti-Racist Revolt" By EXECUTIVE BUREAU OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL
Lifelong anti-racist fighter Jeff Mackler talks about today's uprising against police brutality and the racism that is ingrained in capitalist institutions.
By MALIK MIAH The rebellion against police violence and murder continues to expand. New demands arise against institutional racism and its symbols of oppression and genocide by Black and Brown people and Native American nations.
By JUDITH BELLO The new U.S. sanctions against Syria are an attempt to land a death blow on the Syrian government while the world is focused on other problems.
with a panel of anti-war, anti-imperialism activists and journalists.
By JEFF MACKLER Today’s unprecedented mobilizations began with the police murder of George Floyd. But their depth and staying power is equally a reflection of the mass anger and frustration stemming from all the insults to one’s being that capitalism has inflicted on working class America, and especially the nation’s Black, Brown and Native American communities.
By MUMIA ABU-JAMAL Protests against police brutality and racism in America have spread around the world.
Our webinar series continues with this special webinar on police brutality featuring Pam Africa (MOVE) and Carlito Rovira (Young Lords) and other activists.
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By GARY PORTER Well known names from around the world recently joined together to form a "Progressive International." What does this group represent?
In these pandemic times, we're bringing you our digital protest flyer! Download the PDF!
Socialist Action’s Monday Night Webinar series continues June 8 at 8pm ET on YouTube. Our panel of activists in the U.S. and internationally will discuss the coronavirus crisis and the pandemic of racism.
By DON HARMON Workers at meatpacking plants are suffering extremely high levels of coronavirus infection, due to lack of protection, while the plants become hotspots for widespread outbreaks in their towns and cities.
By MARTY GOODMAN Over 130 New York City transit workers have died of COVID-19 with MTA doing little to protect the largely Black, Latino, and immigrant workforce. As one train conductor says, “We are not essential. We are sacrificial.”
Statement by the four Embassy Protectors, Washington, D.C., June 3, 2020 The federal charge of “interfering with certain protective functions” levied against four members of the Embassy Protection Collective was formally dropped today in a hearing before Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell in US District Court. The four defendants are Adrienne Pine, David Paul, Kevin … Continue reading Federal charges against four Venezuelan Embassy protectors dropped!
The United National Antiwar Coalition stands in solidarity with communities across the country who are rising up in protest against racist police violence. Defend Black Lives! No Police State! No Military Dictatorship! Release all arrestees! No more attacks on anti-racist protesters!
Today Dr. Fauci is well known as a trusted scientist who is trying to guide the country through a pandemic. Gay men and lesbians who were involved in fighting the AIDS epidemic knew Dr. Fauci as a more complex figure in their struggle with the head of the NIAID.
By MUMIA ABU-JAMAL “The name Eric Garner has become a catch word for the state of black America for decades, if not centuries, who can barely breathe free air.”
By LISA LEONARD On-the-ground report from a comrade in Minneapolis on the protests of George Floyd’s murder. #JusticeForGeorge
By GLEN FORD George Floyd’s death by Blue Plague in Minneapolis was widely condemned by the same parties that have encouraged and funded the spread of the fatal contagion.
By JEFF MACKLER George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many more Black people have been murdered by racist cops every day. Meanwhile, Black people are dying of COVID-19 at a rate 3 times higher than whites.
Press release issued 5/20/20 Last week, an Iran-flagged tanker passed the Suez Canal, reportedly bound for Venezuela with a shipment of refined fuel. Despite having the largest proven oil reserves in the world, Venezuela’s refining capacity has been damaged by the US embargo, greatly hindering its economy. US officials have claimed that Venezuela has begun … Continue reading United National Antiwar Coalition denounces any attempts by the US to stop shipments of Iranian fuel to Venezuela
Climate Crisis Commentary for June 2020 By JAMES FORTIN