“Abolish ICE!” – or “Abolish Capitalism’s Borders!”

[A  reader writes]

Abel, age 8, fled El Salvador with his grandmother because gangsters threatened to kill him if she didn’t pay a monthly fee. ICE officials took him from her at the border and soon deported her. Abel – now considered “unaccompanied” – was so terrified he could hardly speak.

This story was reported by a lawyer who describes herself as “devastated by my inability to alleviate the suffering.” Multiply it by 3000 and you will understand why angry masses in the US and elsewhere are taking to the streets in growing numbers.

You’ll also understand the call to “Abolish ICE!”   It sounds radical or even revolutionary. But it’s not.

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Le Jour de Soweto

Le 16 juin est le jour de Soweto – l’anniversaire de la rébellion de 1976 qui a déclenché les événements qui ont finalement mené à la fin de l’apartheid sud-africain. Il est encore célébré en Afrique du Sud, en tant que Journée de la jeunesse.

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From an Autoworker in South Africa

I am an autoworker. I can say it has been a long, interesting and challenging journey through the ICWP of learning new things every day and meeting with various kinds of people with diverse ways of thinking, attitudes and back grounds but all I can say is that all these challenges have built a strong and widely thinking comrade that can survive in any situation. Ever since I joined ICWP, attended meetings and reading the Red flag, filling myself with knowledge then I had to go to the next step of sharing that knowledge which is the distribution of Red flag

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ICWP Report on San Diego demonstration

There were two demonstrations on Saturday, June 23, against the Trump administration policy of separating children from parents. There were about 5000 at the downtown rally and march to the Federal Building. The mood was angry, and signs ranged from “I care” to sharp political points, some anti-fascist. ICWP comrades distributed 120 Red Flags, we could have easily done three times that many, but we ran out. People were friendly and we had some conversations about communism and how it differs from socialism.

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