Update - 21 August 2013
Dedicate May Day 1945 to - a new world of socialism!
MANIFESTO OF THE WORKERS PARTY
Working Men and Working Women: This May Day, 1945, arrives at a time when civilization stands on the edge of disaster. The war, rapidly approaching conclusion in Europe and with a swifter than anticipated defeat of Japan in the offing, has shown the dual tendencies in capitalism: its tremendous capacity to create the means of abundance; its equally tremendous capabilities of destruction.
Shock, horror and then rage. These were the feelings experienced by tens of thousands of people across the country as they struggled to comprehend the meaning of George Zimmerman’s acquittal.
Older people in the USA prefer "capitalism" to "socialism" by a huge margin. But among under-29s it's different.
Here are the figures:
and this is the source: click here.
Anyone who doubts whether international labor solidarity makes a difference should speak to Hassan Juma'a Awad, President of the Iraq Federation of Oil Unions (IFOU).
At the G8 summit in Northern Ireland on 17-18 June, a start was announced for talks on a free trade deal between the USA and the European Union.
(Recruitment poster for the 54th Massachusetts regiment, making false promises to black recruits - see below)
The state snooping scandal continues to grow.
More than 1,000 people marched past the main gates at Fort Meade in Maryland [USA] on 1 June in a demonstration against the impending start of a court-martial for WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning.
Walmart workers in Miami, Massachusetts, and California struck on 28 May. The strike is the latest walkout in an ongoing campaign for workplace justice at the retail giant, coordinated by OUR Walmart, a labour movement coalition mainly animated by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW).