Category: Anti-Imperialism

International Women’s Day 2013

Workers Solidarity Alliance 2013 International Women’s Day Statement On March 8, 1908, thousands of women left their jobs in the sweatshops of New York City’s Lower East Side and took to the streets to demand their rights as women and as workers. In 1917, their sisters in Russia followed suit, and helped to bring about […]

Bring Alex Home for Christmas!

On November 14th, Alejandro Torres was arrested along with five others in Pasadena at a Zapatista solidarity action outside of a speech by Vicente Fox, the ex-president of Mexico. Now more than a month after his arrest he is still in jail. Ever since being hauled away by the police with his comrades that night, […]

Recent Revolts in Africa and Middle East

The current revolutionary wave started 6 weeks ago in a poor working class suburb of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia when an unemployed man publicly burned himself after being abused and humiliated by police and public officials. Four weeks later the dictator Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia. Since then revolt has spread to Egypt, Algeria, Jordan, Yemen, Libya and Sudan. Syrian youths are planning demonstrations and even in Albania protesters have gained confidence from Tunisian example. Now, the Egyptian dictatorship of Hosni Mubarak is struggling for survival and even the mighty Chinese government is taking no chances and censoring the word “Egypt” from the local Internet.

U.S. Army Death Squad Trial Begins

By Mike Kolhoff The court martial of members of a US Army “kill team” began on Tuesday, November 10. The twelve soldiers are on trial for murdering Afghani civilians in the province of Kandahar between January and May. They collected body parts as trophies and took photos with their victims’ bodies. All the soldiers claim […]