Archive for: 2012

Hundreds unite against police brutality and racism

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Dec. 18 would have been Alan Blueford's 19th birthday. Instead, the African-American high school student was gunned down on May 6 by Miguel Masso, an ...

Cruel US immigration policy damages workers’ health

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A new study released recently gives a glimpse into the hardships the capitalist system places on immigrants and their loved ones.

Kidnappings of Palestinian children increase in 2012

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The Palestinian Ministry of Detainees reported a 28 percent increase since last year in the number of children kipnapped, tortured and interrogated by...

FBI documents reveal secret nationwide Occupy monitoring

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FBI documents just obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund reveal that from its inception, the FBI treated the Occupy movement as a potent...

Liz Fowler and the government-corporate revolving door

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Elizabeth Fowler, architect of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, was rewarded for service to the capitalist class with a position as head of global healt...

Philadelphia rally against public school closures

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On Dec. 15, activists came together to denounce proposed actions of the School Reform Commission to close dozens of public schools in Philadelphia.

System failure: homeless and unemployed college grads

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Freedom in the U.S. means the freedom to go hungry, freedom to go without a job and freedom to live on the street no matter how hard you work.

Manteca, Calif., killer cop cleared of any wrongdoing

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On Dec. 12, the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office cleared Manteca police officer John Moody of any wrongdoing for the shooting death of Er...

First Nations movement in Canada fights back

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“Idle No More” has sprung up across Canada as a fight back against the continuing genocidal treatment of Indigenous peoples, and is currently spre...

Landslide victory as Chávez forces sweep Venezuela elections

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Even without Chávez’ physical presence in the country, Venezuelans remain committed to the socialist process nearly 14 years after it started.