Conflict in Jerusalem widens across Israeli cities and to war on Gaza

This article was originally posted on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon Weeks of repressive, brutal Israeli policing of Palestinian gatherings and protests in East Jerusalem have led to a new round of bloody conflict. Rather than just being confined to Jerusalem, this time the Israeli authorities areContinue reading “Conflict in Jerusalem widens across Israeli cities and to war on Gaza”

El colapso del metro en la Ciudad de México mata a 26 personas: se ignoraron las advertencias!

Por Ashley Rogers  Negligencia, corrupción y capitalismo El 3 de mayo se derrumbó en Ciudad de México un paso elevado por el que circulaba un tren del metro, lo que provocó la muerte de al menos veintiséis personas y heridas a otras ochenta. El tren circulaba por un tramo elevado de la línea 12 cuandoContinue reading “El colapso del metro en la Ciudad de México mata a 26 personas: se ignoraron las advertencias!”

Overpass Collapse in Mexico City Kills 26 — Warnings Were Ignored

By Ashley Rogers Negligence, corruption, and capitalism An overpass carrying a subway train collapsed in Mexico City on May 3, killing at least twenty-six people and injuring eighty. The train was travelling on an elevated portion of Line 12 when a section near Olivos Station collapsed onto traffic below. This incident marks the worst disasterContinue reading “Overpass Collapse in Mexico City Kills 26 — Warnings Were Ignored”

Worcester Telegram & Gazette Attacks Striking Nurses

by Sarah Beth Gable SEIU Local 509 (Personal Capacity) “What You Need to Know about the St. Vincent Strike” ran in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette (T&G) on March 31. A more accurate title would have been “Why you should feel bad for Tenet Healthcare.” Tenet, a multibillion-dollar, multistate conglomerate, owns and operates St. Vincent HospitalContinue reading “Worcester Telegram & Gazette Attacks Striking Nurses”

Solidaridad Internacional con el levantamiento social en Colombia

Por Socialismo Revolucionario, nuestra sección hermana en Chile. Comité por una Internacional de los Trabajadores, CIT. Desde el Comité por una Internacional de los Trabajadores, respaldamos el levantamiento social de los trabajadores y la juventud de Colombia, y condenamos al gobierno de Iván Duque que ha desatado el terrorismo de Estado contra su pueblo queContinue reading “Solidaridad Internacional con el levantamiento social en Colombia”

Workers are Essential. CEOs are Not.

International Workers’ Day 2021 marks a year of intense struggle for the global working class. “Essential workers” won praise from corporate media throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but big corporations attacked the working class through mass job cuts and unsafe conditions while collecting government subsidies. For example, Amazon’s profits increased by 200% during the COVID crisis.Continue reading “Workers are Essential. CEOs are Not.”

St. Vincent Nurses’ Strike is a Fight for the Soul of Worcester’s Future

By Bryant William Sculos, Ph.D.Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, Worcester State UniversityMSCA Worcester and Independent Socialist Group (ISG) member (writing in his personal capacity) Op-ed written for publication in the Worcester T&G as one of the solidarity actions requested by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) & striking nurses. Having spent hours on the picketContinue reading “St. Vincent Nurses’ Strike is a Fight for the Soul of Worcester’s Future”

Chauvin Convicted! The Movement Must Continue for Real Change

Many in the U.S. and around the world are celebrating the conviction of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who murdered George Floyd last May. The guilty verdict on all three charges—third-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter, and second-degree unintentional murder—is a welcome one. The verdict shows the power of the BLM movement from last summer and inContinue reading “Chauvin Convicted! The Movement Must Continue for Real Change”

Latest Police Killings Re-Ignite Protests; Movement Needs Organized Anti-Racist Struggle!

by Ashley Rogers On April 11th, Daunte Wright was murdered by police during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, a city bordering Minneapolis, Minnesota. Following last year’s huge wave of protests over George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneanapolis police officer Derek Chauvin—who is on trial only ten miles from where Wright was killed—thisContinue reading “Latest Police Killings Re-Ignite Protests; Movement Needs Organized Anti-Racist Struggle!”