BAMN: Yvette Felarca, BAMN Presidential Candidate for AFT

The AFT Must Defend Public Education! Act Like a Union! Take Strike Action and Actions in the Streets! Build the New Civil Rights Movement! No New Jim Crow! Arne Duncan Out Now! Elect a Leadership that Fights to Win! We are in an unprecedented situation. We now have a President, who our union uncritically supports, […]

Is the US headed for martial law?

  Quite a few weapons from the US military are going to police departments throughout the US.  Benjamin Carlson at The Daily reports on a little known endeavor called the “1033 Program” that gave more than $500 million of military gear to U.S. police forces in 2011.  This upswing coincides with an increasingly military-like style […]

"Workers rights are human rights and natural rights" — University of Maryland and the New Jim Crow

Picture of University of Maryland worker at a forum to protest racial and sexual harrassment of workers   The following is from Diamondback, the campus newspaper for the University of Maryland. has continuously covered this controversy for some years.  Promoting solidarity amongst students and workers is key to overcoming capitalism and assuring workplace equality. Also, […]

BAMN (By any Means Necessary) wins affirmative action legal suit: fight moves to California

  The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today declared that Proposal 2 — Ward Connerly’s ban on affirmative action—is unconstitutional.  Affirmative action is again legal in admissions to Michigan’s public universities.  The two to one ruling came in a suit filed by the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant […]

Your World News launches website

In the ongoing fight against injustice, imperialism, and plunder (to name a few social maladies), access to information is a critical battle within this struggle. This is why the US corporate media, and their political partners, go out of their way to limit the range of Americans understanding of critical global issues. They do this […]

Shanta Driver of BAMN and the new Jim Crow

Shanta Driver, a spokesperson for BAMN (By Any Means Necessary) appeared on the Thom Hartmann show and Russian TV today (Monday the 25th of April) to speak about the closing of public schools in Detroit.  You can see the interview with Shanta regarding the Cathy Ferguson Academy in Detroit and other issues regarding the fight for public […]

Rachel Maddow show covers Detroit Schools and Direct Action

With the fight to keep public schools public, Detroit Federation of Teachers along with By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) have engaged in direct action.  The little coverage in the corporate press has been limited to Michigan but with the controversy over the Cahterine Ferguson Academy fight and occupations and arrests the controversy has now been […]

What About The Civil War In This Country

It is time to call spades spades.  Libya is and was fighting a civil war.  The administration claims that  we are there for a humanitarian reason.  Horsesh&t.  We are there because Libya has OIL.  We are there because NATO asked us to be there.  Who is NATO if it isn’t us?  France and Great Britain […]

Massive Budget Cuts to Maryland Education (Video and Interviews) On March 10, 2011 Your World News had the opportunity to attend the Mass Rally at the Maryland State Capitol where thousands of teachers, parents, students as well as community members were protesting the Massive Proposed Budget Cuts (94 Million Dollars) to Maryland State Education. 15 million of that, alone, will come from Baltimore […]

Time for a General Strike: MLK and the 1968 fight for collective bargaining by Memphis sanitation workers

Sanitation workers engaged in a general strike demanding the right to collectively bargain in Memphis, 1968. At a solidarity rally for the rights of public workers in Wisconsin and working people throughout the United States one could see a green and white AFSCME sign which said, “It’s about Freedom” This can only be a reminder […]