$32.00 donated in past month
Women, Revolution, and Counter-Revolution in Syria - by Steven Argue
[Photo: female Commander Engizek who leads a combat brigade of the Committees for the Protection of the Kurdish People (YPG) in Syrian Kurdistan. The brigade under her command is 20 percent women. Lebanon Daily Star, 22 April 2013.]
Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 7:01AM
In Remembrance of the Martyrs of Kent State, They Did Not Die in Vain! - by Steven Argue
The martyrs of Kent State and Jackson State didn’t ask to die. Yet, in their sacrifice they helped drive the U.S. imperialists out of Vietnam, ending the slaughter of millions and greatly improving the lives of the Vietnamese people. Likewise, they helped save the lives of American youth from continuing to be sacrificed in a war for corporate profit in Vietnam. The martyrs at Kent State were Jeffrey Miller (age 20), Allison Krause (age 19), William Schroeder (age 19), and Sandra Scheuer (ag...
Posted: Sat May 4, 2013 9:16AM
Obama's FBI Names Assata Shakur Most Wanted "Terrorist" - by Steven Argue
Assata Shakur was forced to flee the United States as a target of U.S. racist oppression, orchestrated by the FBI in the 1960’s and 70’s. At that time the U.S. government liquidated the Black Panther Party through the murders of 39 members, including the police shooting of Fred Hampton in his sleep, and through political frame-ups such as that of Geronimo (Ji Jagga) Pratt who was finally exonerated (i.e. found innocent) after 30 years in prison. Other framed Black Panthers still sit in pr...
Posted: Fri May 3, 2013 1:46PM
On Cesar Chavez's Birthday - by Steven Argue
Photo: Cesar Chavez speaking in front of American flag.
Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 7:48AM
Monsanto Protection Act Passes Congress - by John Thielking
Please call President Obama on Friday 3/22/13 to urge him to veto this bill.
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:01PM
End U.S. Support for the Death Squad Government of the Philippines! - by Steven Argue
[Photo: General Jovito Palparan, known as the butcher of Mindoro under the U.S. backed capitalist government of the Philippines. Under his military command, in Central Luzon, government assassinations of political opponents of the Filipino government averaged 52 people per month. According to Human Rights Watch, mass murder by the Filipino government continues. In 2012, the Obama Administration tripled U.S. military aid to the Filipino government while also dramatically increasing the numb...
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:41PM
For Women’s Liberation through Socialist Revolution! - by Steven Argue
International Women’s Day was started in New York in 1908 when women garment workers struck and 15,000 people marched through the streets demanding “For an eight hour day!”, “For the end of child labor!” and “For equal suffrage for women!” In subsequent years, the Socialist Party of America and the Socialist International started International Women’s Day in commemoration of the strike and demanding women’s liberation. By 1913, despite heavy tsarist repression, the Bolshev...
Posted: Fri Mar 8, 2013 12:04PM
On the Death of Hugo Chavez - by Steven Argue
“If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” ― Malcolm X
Posted: Tue Mar 5, 2013 3:12PM
End U.S. Imperialist Attacks on Liberated Syrian Kurdistan! - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Armed Syrian-Kurdish women of the YPG in liberated Syrian Kurdistan attending the funeral of their fallen comrade, Barjam. In her honor and in honor of all of the martyrs of the revolution, they gave a 21 gun salute. A speaker for the YPG honored the role of women in securing the liberation of the city of Sari-Kaniea and the role of women in the revolution as key to protecting women’s rights. Kurdish liberated territory has been under attack by the religious fundamentalists of the ...
Posted: Sun Mar 3, 2013 6:40PM
One Hundred Million Workers Set to Strike in India - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Hyderbad, India: participants in India's largest-ever general strike in February 2012. The strike on Wednesday and Thursday is projected to be bigger.]
Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:38PM
Forced Sterilizations, Racist Terror, and the Native American Uprising of 1972-1973 - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Native American rancher, Raymond Yellow Thunder, in 1972 was attacked by racists, stripped from the waste down, and forced into an American Legion bar where people made fun of him, forced him to dance, and put cigarettes out on him. Raymond was then taken out back, beaten nearly to his death, and stuffed into the trunk of a car where he died. Before AIM became involved, two of the white murderers of Raymond Yellow Thunder, Melvin and Leslie Hare, were charged with assault and batter...
Posted: Sun Feb 3, 2013 2:49PM
As Phony "Fiscal Crisis" is used to Attack Workers, Effective Fight-Back Needed! - by The Revolutionary Tendency
[Photo: 13,000 People protesting new “right to work” law in Michigan on December 11, 2012. Protesters remained, despite being pepper sprayed by cops. Photo by AFCME]
Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:42PM
Court Rules Against Workers in Wisconsin! - by Revolutionary Tendency
[Photo: 50,000 people protesting in Madison, February 18, 2011 against Scott Walker's union busting bill, (Photo: M.P. King/Wisconsin State Journal)]
Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:07PM
This Struggle Now - by Mumia Abu-Jamal
[Mumia Abu-Jamal is a political prisoner in the United States. In 1981 he was framed-up by the Philadelphia police on false charges of killing a cop. Amnesty International, despite the general conservative nature of the organization, investigated the case and said his trial did not meet minimal international standards for a fair trial. As a jailed journalist, Mumia cannot directly distribute his work to the public. While the U.S. government attempts to silence Mumia, Liberation News is proud ...
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:29AM
Whores of Babylon - by Mumia Abu-Jamal
[Mumia Abu-Jamal is a political prisoner in the United States. In 1981 he was framed-up by the Philadelphia police on false charges of killing a cop. Amnesty International, despite the general conservative nature of the organization, investigated the case and said his trial did not meet minimal international standards for a fair trial. As a jailed journalist, Mumia cannot directly distribute his work to the public. While the U.S. government attempts to silence Mumia, Liberation News is pro...
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:23AM
Christian Right Uses Elementary School Massacre to Attack Secular Schooling - by Steven Argue
Sandy Hook: Beyond the Spin of the Capitalist Politicians (Part 1) By Steven Argue This is Part 1 of a series of three articles on the root causes of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre. On December 14th, twenty year-old Adam Lanza murdered his mother and then went to Sandy Hook Elementary School and proceeded to kill 6 adults and 20 young children between the ages of 6 and 7. The shock and horror of Sandy Hook naturally causes everyone to ask “why?” and look for solutio...
Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 5:28PM
A Socialist Message on “End of the World” - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Mayan Art, Bonampak mural, room 1, east wall: Musicians]
Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:24PM
What Does Gun Violence Have To Do With Movies? - by John Thielking
The massacre in Connecticut this week has left people devastated and some are looking for answers. Does boycotting violent movies (or realizing that there are nonviolent alternatives available) offer any hope of creating a mandate for change/gun control/ poverty elimination? This author says an emphatic Yes!
Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:14AM
End Imperialist Intervention in Syria! - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Sheik Ahmad Moaz al-Khatib, he is the head representative of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, which is, according to foreign imperialist powers the legitimate government of Syria. He is also, according to the mainstream French media, Agence France-Presse, he is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood. In addition, according to numerous sources, he is an executive of Shell Oil.]
Posted: Wed Dec 5, 2012 3:22AM
Attack Dogs of War - by Mumia Abu-Jamal
Message from U.S. political prisoner, Mumia Abu Jamal on Gaza.
Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:02AM