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May issue of Socialist Worker out now

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The May issue of Socialist Worker is out now and available from ISO branches around the country.

The front cover headline is "We stand together" and it leads off a special section on May Day and the struggle for immigrant rights, with articles on "Making our struggle stronger," "How activists are confronting ICE’s terror” and “What’s driving Trump’s immigrant-bashing?” along with a featured interview with Voces de la Frontera’s Christine Neumann-Ortiz.

The back page is headlined "Trump turns up the terror" and features a special section on Trump and the U.S. war...Read more

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U.S. missiles won’t liberate the Syrian people

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 12:23

Anyone who cares about justice and peace needs to mobilize against the U.S. government's new escalation of the bloodshed and repression in the Middle East. Below is a special editorial (PDF) by Socialist Worker—the newspaper of the International Socialist Organization—condemning Trump’s cruise missile attack on Syria and calling for resistance to his escalation of the U.S. war in Syria.

April 8, 2017

The Trump administration's April 7 missile strike targeting the Shayrat Syrian Arab Air Force base in Syria is a frightening escalation of a six-year-old conflict that has already had catastrophic consequences for the Syrian people.

Trump said the decision to launch 59 Tomahawk Cruise missiles was in retaliation for the April 4 Sarin gas attack in Idlib province, carried out by the Bashar al-Assad regime, that killed scores of civilians and left hundreds sickened. "I will tell you that attack on children had a big impact on me," Trump said. "My attitude toward Syria and Assad has changed very much."

But this claimed concern about civilian casualties is nothing but rank hypocrisy coming from Trump.Read more

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