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imageCalifornia judge rules against Socialist Equality Party candidates
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by Kevin Reed (WSWS Repost)
Federal District Court Judge Dolly M. Gee handed down a ruling on Tuesday against the lawsuit filed by the SEP, which argues that California’s ballot access laws are “effectively impossible” to satisfy during the COVID-19 pandemic....
Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:33PM
imageNAACP Mourns the Death of Civil Rights Icon, Congressman John Lewis
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by Posted By Lynda Carson
NAACP Mourns the Death of Civil Rights Icon, Congressman John Lewis...
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:27PM
textSecret police in Portland violated human rights of peaceful protesters by DLi
Videos showing U.S. Federal secret police(with no badges and riding in unmarked vehicles)inflicting massive violence on mostly peaceful protesters are running viral across the Globe. Yet the Federal governing regime brazenly avows that this will be the "new normal" in major cities from now on......
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:40PM
imageACLU Sues Federal Agents Over "Unconstitutional Nightmare" in Portland
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by ACLU Foundation of Oregon
Organization Seeks to Block Federal Law Enforcement Attacks on Journalists, Legal Observers in Portland...
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:08PM
imageThe Long History Of Murdered Animal Rights And Environmental Activists
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by Brandon Kirkwood, Vegan News
With the June 19 passing of Regan Russell who died when run over by a slaughterhouse truck at a vigil in Canada, a long horrible chain of violence has been added to....
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:44AM
imageA Great Nation Celebrates Our Journey Towards A Juneteenth National Holiday
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The Juneteenth National Independence Day Act would make June 19 an official annual federal holiday, the first new one created since the 1980s. While officially this would guarantee a day off for federal employees and public schools, in practice many global multinational corporations will follow suit....
Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:20PM
textG20 Finance Ministers Kick COVID Crisis Decisions to Fall by Zach Conti
Washington DC - Chaired by Saudi Arabia, G20 Finance Ministers met virtually and focused on the global health and economic impacts of the coronavirus. A communiqué issued by the Ministers suggested most decisions on the crisis will be made later in the year....
Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:22PM
imageSEP candidates respond to California state officials in ballot access lawsuit
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by Alan Gilman (WSWS Repost)
Joseph Kishore and Norissa Santa Cruz respond to California officials who would have Socialist Equality Party (SEP) signature gatherers run a deadly COVID-19 "minefield" to gain them ballot access in November. In federal court they argued that putting the signature gatherers and the public at risk during the pandemic is unconstitutional and unacceptable....
Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:44AM
textThousands of Elected Officials see a turning point, and rally against fossil fuel industry by Ramona du Houx
In this historic moment of reckoning for the energy future of America, elected officials join indigenous and front-lines organizers in celebrating victories over unjust and exploitative pipelines. With the tide of public opinion clearly opposed to carbon emissions and the oil industry's devastating reevaluations the vise-like grip of the fossil fuel industry’s lobbying influence has begun to weaken....
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:42PM
documentG20 Must Act, Say Hundreds of Religious, Labor, Human Rights, Environmental and Developmen
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by Zach Conti
Washington DC - Ahead of Saturday's G20 Finance Minister meetings, a wide range of 213 organizations is pressing for more action to confront the global health and economic impacts of the coronavirus. The largest religious bodies in the United States and Africa were joined by the biggest labor unions, human rights, environmental and anti-poverty groups in letters sent to the G20, IMF and White House....
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:08PM
textAn Ultimate Meaning of the Bernie 2020 Campaign: “Not Him. Us.” by Norman Solomon
We've got to lead ourselves out of the capitalist wilderness...
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:53AM
imageAmid Sri Lankan elections, YouTube censors Tamil-language WSWS posts
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by V. Gnana (WSWS Repost)
Amid national elections, YouTube, the San Bruno, California subsidiary of Google, has been continually removing Sri Lankan World Socialist Web Site and Socialist Equality Party videos at its website....
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:07AM
imageSinging Out & Standing Up For Freedom! Group Yorum Banned & Repressed By The Government
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by LaborFest.net
This documentary is about Group Yorum band from Turkey and their music of struggle against the system. They have been banned and repressed by the government....
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:07PM
imagePPP loans for filmmakers, musicians, the arts, guitars and entertainment
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by Lynda Carson
The Sundance Institute:...
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:21AM
imageNewsom: allowing SEP candidates on ballot would “frustrate democratic process.”
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by Isaac Finn (WSWS Repost)
Democratic Party officials argue that the Socialist Equality Party should have been collecting ballot signatures in California during the dangerous COVID-19 lockdown....
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:47AM
textCapitalism, Coronavirus and the Road to Extinction by Eren Duzgan
The only way to ‘re-embed’ our economies and save our lives from ecological collapse is by intervening in the very heart of the beast: land and human beings need to be taken out of the market. The beast is not tameable; it needs to be killed....
Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:52AM
imageUnited Airlines threatens to axe 36,000 jobs
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by Steve Filips (WSWS Repost)
In the interest of profit, United Airlines seems to be taking former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's infamous words to heart: "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste."...
Posted: Thu Jul 9, 2020 12:34PM
imageCalifornia Coastal Commission Orders Oceano Dunes to Remain Closed to Vehicles to Protect Nesting Shorebirds
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Snowy Plovers Thriving During Vehicle Closure Despite State Parks Interference...
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 5:45PM
documentWorld Leaders Meet to Tackle COVID Debt and Development Crises
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by Zach Conti
The G20 and Paris Forum convened a global virtual High-Level Ministerial conference for 39 countries focused on the economic, debt and development impacts of the coronavirus....
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 1:45PM
imageElected Officials demand an end to the environmental injustices in communities of color
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by Ramona du Houx
From the heart of the city to the suburbs and rural communities, protesters have risen up against the systemic racism. One group of public servants from states across the country insist on legislative action to end to the environmental injustices in communities of color....
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 10:46AM