The Politics of Immigration | LA mayor Villaraigosa acts as if immigration raids on workplaces can be used to enforce wage and hour laws. They can't. If anything, they make it harder for workers to fight for their rights.
CAAP | A National Conference on Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions will take place in Chicago (Illinois) from May 9-11. The purpose of the conference is to develop the strategies and tactics of a coordinated, national BDS campaign to target Israeli aprtheid; not to debate whether a national BDS campaign should be adopted. Accordingly, every representative of an attending organization must have the authority to vote on these matters and bind his/her organization to the resulting decision. The national conference is being organized by Chicagoans Against Apartheid in Palestine (CAAP) more... 0 Comments
Sofia Jarrin | On April 7, two radio reporters from a community radio were ambushed in Putla de Guerrero, Oaxaca, and shot to death. Teresa Bautista Flores, 24, and Felicitas Martínez, 20, two women journalists working for La Voz que Rompe el Silencio (The Voice that Breaks the Silence), were murdered allegedly by paramilitary forces. Three other people were wounded in the shooting: Jaciel Vázquez, aged 3, and his parents. more... 2 Comments
Juan Antonio Ocasio Rivera | The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) continues its fascist attack against one of its oldest and most potent adversaries: the Puerto Rican independence movement.
Adalah-NY | Over 80 New Yorkers from diverse communities gathered last Saturday, April 5th in the Salam Lutheran Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre, which occurred on April 9, 1948. Speakers discussed the need to redress the human rights violations that Israel committed in 1948 as a step towards a just future. The audience included a blend of ethnic groups and faiths from around the city. The event, which featured talks by Muhammad Jaradat, a co-founder of the Badil Resource Center in Bethlehem, and Eitan Bronstein, Director of the Israeli organization Zochrot, was part of a year-long series of activities to celebrate the Nakbah, the Palestinian catastrophe.
Doug | Following the first Days of Action in January and March, the Campaign for Free Assembly in London has now become a regular event on the first Saturday of every month.
mega | The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) - an organization of low-wage workers based in Immokalee, Florida - has launched a national petition campaign to demand that Burger King and other food industry leaders work with the CIW to improve the wages & working conditions of the workers who pick their tomatoes, and join with the CIW in an industry-wide effort to eliminate modern-day slavery & human rights abuses from Florida's fields.
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Greg Pason | Join Residents Against Racism and others as we rally in defense of immigrant workers and in opposition to the xenophobic "United Patriots" of America in Bergenfield NJ more... 2 Comments
Weekly News update | Salvadoran immigrant Nemesio Hernández said he was arrested on Apr. 1 despite having valid Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Hernández explained his situation to the ICE agents but they threw him violently to the floor, handcuffed him and jailed him for seven hours, said his sister, Isabel Hernández. He was then released without so much as an apology. [La Opinión 4/3/08]
SP-USA (NYC) | THE SOCIALIST PARTY strives to establish a radical democracy that places people's lives under their own control - a non-racist, classless, feminist socialist society... more... 1 Comments
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Coaliton of Faith-based Groups | Faith based organizations from across the country have lent their support to a California union’s fight to keep the labor movement democratic. United Healthcare Workers–West (UHW–West) is involved in a major dispute with its international union, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) over member involvement and democracy.
The Private Health Care Must Go! Coalition | Our street theatre includes a short skit that spells out the problem with our for-profit healthcare system and lays the blame where it belongs -- the greedy for-profit health insurance companies. more... 0 Comments
Anarchist Forum | On Tuesday, April 8, at 7:00pm, the Anarchist Forum will present a panel discussion on government harassment, intimidation, and repression of movement organizing and public dissent. more... 0 Comments
Christina Zawerucha | On the 40th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination on Friday, April 4th, immigrant teens from Bronx International High School took to the streets with artwork, video projections, and nonviolent resistance to raise awareness
AJLPP-USA | My family and I express sincere condolences to the family of Dr. Nemesio Prudente. We grieve his passing away. At the same time, we accept his well-deserved rest. We know that he has gone to a place of glory where he joins the patriots and heroes of the motherland. We honor him for his many achievements. We celebrate these as various speakers recount them.
Adalah-NY | Please Join Adalah-NY: The Coalition for Justice in the Middle East, for a presentation by Mohammad Jaradat and Eitan Bronstein on the Nakbah (Palestinian Catastrophe) and the process of acknowledging the past of human rights abuses in Palestine and moving forward to a just future.
Stephen Lendman | Police state America persecution more... 2 Comments
firstname.lastname@example.org | The Jericho Movement is celebrating our Fourth Day of Solidarity with International Political Prisoners on April 18th. This day was called for by the Palestinians and we have an event every year as close to April 17th as possible. more... 0 CommentsPage 191 | Page 189
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