BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 8/26/15
More than 50 demonstrators rallied in front of the office of Senator Klobuchar (D-MN), August 26, to mark the end of the 2014 Israeli/U.S. war on Gaza. Cars driving up and down Washington Avenue honked in support.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 8/25/15
The Chicago August 29 demonstration to stop police crimes and to establish community control over the police is nothing short of a historic step forward for the movement against racist discrimination and national oppression, and an advance in the fight for freedom, equally and liberation.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 8/18/15
In May of 2015, the official unemployment rate was 5.5%, close to the 5.0% rate in December 2007 when the last recession began. But despite what appears to be a recovery in the labor market, wages continue to rise at a very slow rate while profits have soared. In fact, businesses used the recession to continue their restructuring of the labor market in their interests, to the detriment of those who have to work for a living.
BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 8/16/15
Comrade Dr. Rabah Muhanna warned of the dangers of a deal between Hamas and the occupation for a so-called “long-term truce” in exchange for a loosening of the siege on Gaza.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Tampa, FL | 8/15/15
Over 20 activists from across the state of Florida participated in a weekend conference recently. The conference discussed how to apply the science of Marxism-Leninism to student organizing. Students and organizers from Tallahassee, Gainesville, Jacksonville and Tampa attended and led the conference.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/13/15
More than 50 people representing 20 different organizations gathered August 12, to make final plans for the August 29 march to stop police crimes.
BY staff | Arlington, TX | 8/11/15
On August 10, Mothers Against Police Brutality held a vigil for Christian Taylor outside the police department here. About 100 people attended.
BY staff | Fridley, MN | 8/03/15
On July 14, 345 Hospital Workers at Unity Hospital in Fridley, a first ring suburb of Minneapolis, voted by a roughly 60% majority to join SEIU Healthcare MN. The new bargaining unit includes Nursing Assistants, Dietary Aides, Patient Care Techs, Health Unit Coordinators, Environmental Services Aides and other job classes.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 8/02/15
Minnesota’s Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are considering bringing all the legislators from around the state, 201 of them, to talk about giving zero-interest loans and tax breaks to resort and business owners, claiming they will ‘suffer’ because the walleye fishing season is ending early on one lake - Lake Mille Lacs, in east-central Minnesota. Leaders of Minnesota’s low-income community are furious.
BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 7/26/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following July 26 statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)