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Struggles in the Shadow of the Pandemic (tags)
For Trump, wealth, privilege, and power was even license to invent reality as he saw fit. Thus any divergence from his worldview and interests were ‘fake news’. Trump ensured the plutocratic wealthy were no longer in the political shadows but now in the mainstream.
The contagion of revolt spreads…Revolts everywhere! (tags)
To the anarchist movement and everybody in the USA that participates in the struggle (tags)
Announcement of the Anarchist Federation (Greece) on the uprising in US
December 2019 Hondruas Coup Update (tags)
In December 2019 in Honduras, within one week of each other, a Tolupan leader and a Pech leader were disappeared and their body found within a week. There were attempts against black Garífuna organisers and community members. A lawyer was attempted against in Choluteca. Grassroots organisations also attacked in Choluteca and in Aguan. An organisation leader was threatened for opposing logging. Read on for this and other news https://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/2020/01/12/december-2019-honduras-coup-update/
October 2019 Honduras Coup update (tags)
Summary: A campesino of the Bajo Aguan territory struggle was kidnapped by soldiers and murdered. Political prisoner Rommel’s mental health crisis forced a transfer to the psychiatric hospital. A Garífuna kindy teacher killed. Campesinos growing food in Siguatepeque were oppressed by cops and courts. A Libre party leader was assassinated. A journalist’s family home was attacked. Police intimidated another media. 18 October 2019 was also a date of major protests nationally because the regime president JOH’s brother Tony Hernández – also then parliamentarian – was declared guilty in New York as a drug trafficker and assassin. Police attacked many times with gases and arrests against ongoing protests against the dictatorship. A teacher leader was kidnapped and left for dead. A Miskita indigenous leader and spouse (teacher) were murdered by hitmen. One more Guapinol community member who opposed Mining company Inversiones Los Pinares was arrested.
July 2019 Honduras Coup Update (tags)
https://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/2019/09/06/july-2019-honduras-coup-update/ As barricades and school occupations continued from having started at the end of April, repression against students continue to be severe, and the struggle is in the backdrop of a dengue epidemic that the Honduran healthcare system, denied of resources from the state, is not handling. In Choluteca where the social struggle is reputed to be the strongest, a heavy hunt for the ‘leader’ was confessed by the police, and also an 11 year old daughter of a social leader was assassinated.
August 2018 Honduras Coup update (tags)
In August 2018, it was the students in primary school, high school and university who carried on the struggle against the increase in transport costs, since they and their families are hit hard by these. Students protested demanding the return of student transport allowances and the lowering of transport fees in general. There had been at least 12 days of road blocks throughout this month by the students and as many ruthlessly brutal evictions, and at the end of August, two high school students were removed by state investigative agents from one of their homes and their bodies found on the streets near their school afterwards. At the same time, there have been lots of attacks by the state against journalists who tell news of struggle and repression and corruption, while more HCH journalists who tell news that speak of police as the good guys and protesters as inconvenient and irrational complained of being abused by protesters in different contexts of struggle and confrontation. Campesinos, environmentalist and community struggles also continue as does the repression against these. https://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/2018/09/06/august-2018-honduras-coup-update/
April 2018 Honduras coup update (tags)
This April 2018 in Honduras: Five months on from the beginning of the fraudulent re-election of JOH and the fiery struggle to stop this dictatorship, the dictatorship continues to be such and is attacking anyone still resounding the words ‘Get out JOH’ and chasing others they remember as having been loud in this struggle. Similarly it has under siege farmers who are continuing their years of struggle for land and justice, journalists and environmental defenders are similarly persecuted for continuing to tell the stories and for being there to stop mines and dams. An ex police who joined the struggle against JOH was threatened and now assassinated.
Against The Capitalist Catastrophe (tags)
Leaflet to copy spread for the 1st of may
The challenges of building a united resistance in Duterte’s Philippines (tags)
Three decades after the People Power revolution ended the bloody regime of Ferdinand Marcos in 1986, Asia’s oldest republic is at a crossroads. Since Rodrigo Duterte became president of the Philippines in June 2016, he has led an extrajudicial killing campaign that has taken over 12,000 lives. Officially cloaked as an anti-crime policy, his “war against drugs” has nevertheless failed to address the genuine roots of the country’s narcotics crisis. It has instead only worsened the situation by victimizing the urban poor at a staggering rate.
The torrefied pellet plant will not be built on the Limousin mountain! (tags)
This is an invitation from the Limousine Mountain to all potential accomplices who oppose the industrial offensive currently taking place under the veil of an ‘ecological transition’...
Dr. Maryse Narcisse of Haiti Visits Southern California (tags)
“Despite their overwhelming responsibilities, the women are always there. [Applause.] We are a very patriarchal society, but very matrifocal. [Laughter.] They call the women of Haiti 'the central pillar.' The women don't let themselves get discouraged by crisis situations, and despite the very difficult two years of electoral struggle they never got discouraged.They always maintained the torch of struggle for liberation. [Applause.] They are examples by their actions. . . . It is clear that the Haitian people are bent on the struggle. More than ever they are fighting for dignity, democracy, freedom, and the respect of their rights.” – Dr. Maryse Narcisse, April 24, 2017
Bloody Duterte (tags)
Iron Fist in Turkey (tags)
It’s enough to read just a few lines of the bourgeois press to get an idea of what will happen after the failed coup of 15 July: “The iron fist of Erdogan after the failed coup in Turkey: I am ready to reinstate the death penalty. 8000 police officers were suspended, opponents were stripped naked and hog-tied. The European Union: If executions resume, Turkey will not enter Europe“(1).
International Day of Solidarity With Oscar López Rivera (tags)
Show your support for Oscar's release! #FreeOscarLópez #35paisesxOscar
March 2016 Honduras coup update - Berta's life (tags)
News of political murders, persecution and plunder in Honduras this March 2016, with a focus on the life of Berta Caceres
(A-Radio) Berlin: Anarchosyndicalist struggle in vegan pizzeria (tags)
As Anarchist Radio Berlin we had the opportunity of talking to a member of the anarchosyndicalist union FAU in Berlin. Until very recently he was involved in a worker's struggle concerning the dismissal of two workers from a vegan Pizzeria and tells us about the background of the struggle, the methods they used and the succesful end of the campaign. Further topics are the situation of migrant workers in Berlin and the issue of self-organizing of those workers.
Liberated Political Prisoner Sekou Odinga Speaks Out (tags)
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
IRVINE - In an unassuming classroom somewhere on the UCI campus, about 80 people, most of them students, gathered to hear the words of the recently-released Black Liberation Army prisoner Sekou Odinga, imprisoned for 33 years for his role in the 1979 emancipation of BLA soldier Assata Shakur.
Odinga is on tour speaking to students and community members, not only to tell his story, but also to encourage others to work to free US-held political prisoners and prisoners of war. This Wednesday's lecture was just one of a series that included colleges in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Santa Barbara, as well a presentation to the community at the South Central Library on Saturday.
The presentation on Wednesday was preceded by a video about political prisoners from the Black Liberation Struggle, and then some words from a professor.
Then Odinga took the mic.
Israelis Are Today's Nazis (tags)
Assad's Struggle Against US Imperialism (tags)
Muhammad Allan's Suspended Detention Can Be Reversed (tags)
Israeli High Court Frees Muhammad Allan (tags)
Pacific Radio Discovers Audio Of Speech by Dr King To London Audience (tags)
Pacific Radio has discovered audio tape of a speech Dec 7 1964 Dr Martin Luther King gave in London days before his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize as the youngest recipient ever at that time. It is in audio at http://democracynow.org and in text at http://pacificradioarchives.org
The attack against Charlie Hebdo (tags)
After the attack against Charlie Hebdo, all the formidable power of the media and bourgeois propaganda kicked in to use the emotion born of the bloody massacre to rouse support for "national unity" and the "values of the Republic." the Government, parties of the left, right and far- right (excised by the organizers of the Paris march, the far-right Front National (FN) of le Pen called for demonstrations in the provinces), trade union apparachniks and multiple associations called for large demonstrations of unity: so that rich and poor, unemployed and capitalists, workers and employers could march together for "freedom of expression" and against "terrorism", behind French political leaders and government officials and those of other countries, German, Spanish, English, etc. or even Turkish such as the Prime Minister of that government which has imprisoned dozens of journalists, which violently suppressed Kurdish demonstrators (thirty dead) and which supports the activities of jihadist groups in Syria, Israelis such as Netanyahu still dripping in blood from all its victims in Gaza, etc. a true imperialist Holy Alliance.
Stop the Wall Activism (tags)
Filipinos storm Chinese Consulate, express support to Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution" (tags)
Saying that the Filipino people’s struggle to secure Philippine sovereignty in the West Philippine Sea extends to the Chinese people’s fight to be free from their authoritarian government, members of Akbayan Partylist trooped to the Chinese Consular Office in Makati today to express their support to the tens and thousands of Hong Kong citizens who are staging a massive protest to demand “true universal suffrage” from mainland China.
Ukraine's Independence Day (tags)
KPFK News covers the Che Cafe struggle (tags)
Listen to Ernesto Arce's coverage of the Che Cafe struggle on the KPFK Evening News. Reported on July 10, 2014
A Tribute to Filipino Labor Leader Romy Castillo (tags)
Who was labor leader Romy Castillo to this young activist?
America's Hidden Hunger Crisis (tags)
Celebrate the RH victory in the Philippines, continue the struggle (tags)
On the Supreme Court decision declaring the Reproductive Health Law constitutional
The need for United Front in the Filipino People’s Democratic Revolution (tags)
The Filipino people’s democratic revolution constantly needs the revolutionary united front because this is the effective way to arouse, organize and mobilize the broad masses of the Filipino people in their millions in order to advance and win total victory. The need for the united front is more urgent than ever as the socio-economic and political crisis is rapidly worsening and inflicting intolerable suffering on the Filipino people and they must intensify their struggle against those who exploit and oppress them.
Philippines: 'Forward, Bayanihang Sosyalismo!' Popularising a socialism 'with local colour (tags)
The following is the English-language translation of a document on bayanihan socialism that was presented at the convention of the Philippines socialist party Partido Lakas ng Masa (Party of the Labouring Masses, PLM) in December, 2013.
NDFP hosts celebration of Prof. Sison’s 55 years of service to the Filipino People (tags)
The international office of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) is set to celebrate Prof. Jose Maria Sison’s 55 years of service to the Filipino people’s struggle for national and social liberation, and his 75th birthday, with a cultural event on Sunday, 09 February 2014, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
on 100th birth anniversary of Presiden Kim Il Sung (tags)
Message to Comrade Kim Jong Un, DPRK & Korean People on 100th birth anniversary of Presiden Kim Il Sung
Tribute for Nelson Mandela (tags)
Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013, Mabuhay!
On the passing of Comrade Nelson Mandela (tags)
Mandela has served as a symbol of strength and hope for South Africa and the world. As one of the leaders of the African National Congress (ANC), Mandela was at the forefront of the movement for national liberation for the black majority in South Africa. He was eventually detained by the apartheid regime for his participation in the national liberation movement and was imprisoned for 27 years. Despite such hardship, his dream of freedom for his people never ceased.
Defeating Revisionism, Reformism and Opportunism (tags)
Defeating Revisionism, Reformism and Opportunism, second book of 5-book series by Jose Maria Sison under the general title Continuing the Revolution
Message to the 10th General Assembly of Salinlahi Alliance for Children's Concerns (tags)
The Special Office for the Protection of Children of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) extends warm congratulations to Salinlahi Alliance for Children's Concerns on the occasion of your 10th General Assembly on 14-16 October 2013.
Hamid Kahn: Discusses the LAPD SPYING SCANDAL and the LA Council's next move (tags)
The Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission (HRC) met on Thursday, October 10th at City Hall to vote on the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition’s demand to hold public hearings on the LAPD’s Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) program and Special Order 1.
Trinational Coalition's statement of support for teachers in Mexico (tags)
Trinational Coalition to Defend Public Education-USA template statement and contacts listing to demonstrate support of teachers in Mexico
After the removal of Morsi in Egypt (tags)
The removal of the Morsi government is not a victory for the proletariat and the exploited Egyptian masses Victory can only be achieved by the proletarian class struggle against capitalism!
Power concedes nothing without a demand (tags)
“The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.” — Steven Biko
Slaughter of Proletarians in Bangladesh: Capitalism is the Assassin! (tags)
On April 24 "Rana Plaza" a 9-storey building in an industrial suburb of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh (14 million), collapsed on about 3,500 workers (their number is not known precisely) working there. The building contained five textile factories, as well as a bank and many shops. The official present death toll is 1128, the number of injured is unknown. Most of the victims are women, who constitute 80 to 90% of the workforce in the Bangladeshi textile industry.
May Day against state and bosses (tags)
Solidarity with all those who fight against state and capitalist brutality, all those who fight for a society of equality - solidarity - freedom
Remembering Rachel Corrie (tags)
MILF to CPP: Judge not by your way (tags)
Mindanao, Philippines: The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has been mum on the criticisms hurled against it by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). We know it is not beneficial to both organizations if they are dragged into the verbal tussle. However, it is not good either if the MILF allows the one-way verbal assault continues. There must be a brake to it by way of this explanation.
Lynne Stewart's Struggle for Justice Continues (tags)
How To Defend the Public Sector (tags)
The attacks on the public domain, particularly public education, social services, and the public sector unions that are linked to these services, are coming in rapid-fire succession, sometimes in an overwhelming barrage where the victims have little time to comprehend what is happening and respond effectively.
Differences Between Maoism & Marxism-Leninism (tags)
Austerity — the 1%’s Global Battle Cry (tags)
Whether we are left with the Fiscal Cliff or a Grand Bargain, workers in the U.S. face massive cuts to programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, unemployment insurance, Food Stamp assistance and other needed social safety nets. This is an example of “austerity” which has largely been pursued in the U.S. until now, on a statewide and local level.
Message of Solidarity to Gabriela Women's Party on its 11th Congress (tags)
We, the International League of Peoples´ Struggle (ILPS), express our warmest greetings of solidarity to GABRIELA as you hold your 11th National Congress and celebrate your 28th year of activism and service to the Filipino women and the Filipino people in the struggle for national freedom and democracy.
Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln: An Ordinary Man in Extraordinary Times (tags)
I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to the institution of slavery where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861
Development of Maoist Theory and Practice in the Philippines (tags)
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) was reestablished on the theoretical foundation of Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong Thought on 26 December 1968. Since 1995, it has officially used the term Maoism as synonym for Mao Zedong Thought. The adoption of the term is due to language alignment in relation to Marxism-Leninism rather than due to any change of meaning or line in relation to Mao Zedong Thought. Since 3 September 1993 in his message to the Symposium on Mao Zedong Thought in Manila, the founding chairman of the CPP has referred to adherents of Mao Zedong Thought as Maoists.
Labor Radicalism Alive & Well in U.S., Smith Says (tags)
Author and activist Sharon Smith came to San Diego to speak to Occupy San Diego's Labor Solidarity Committee, the International Socialist Organization (ISO) and other community members September 1, but it was her unannounced co-speaker -- a teachers' union activist from Chicago identified only as Becca -- who galvanized the crowd. Smith used the Chicago teachers' union struggle as an example that radical labor activism in the U.S. is alive and well despite decades of repression from the ruling class.
All Eyes on Chicago's Teachers (tags)
It’s impossible to exaggerate the national importance of the teachers’ struggle in Chicago. If the Chicago teachers’ union — 26,000 members strong — goes on strike, many critical yet ignored political issues will go into the national spotlight, exposing nastiness that many politicians and labor leaders would like ignored until after the presidential elections.
VIDEO: "The People's Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan" (tags)
Eisenhower and Nixon refused to touch the third-rail of social security benefits. Bush crashed and burned in his 2005 attempt to privatize social security.
Injured Workers Sew Lips Shut in Hunger Strike to the Death (tags)
Injured workers from the General Motors Colmotores assembly plant in Bogota, Colombia, after a year occupying the sidewalk in front of the U.S. Embassy, sew their lips shut in hunger strike they are determined to carry out until General Motors Colmotores resolves their situation. They are prepared to give their lives so that workers do not continue to be exploited by multinational corporations in Colombia.
Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, is a jingoist, pseudo-democrat, pseudo-feminist Stalinist demagog (tags)
Like Stalin, Sison's understanding of Marxism is pseudo-scientific and quasi-religious
Socialist Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander Condemns Coup in Paraguay (tags)
“The impeachment of President Lugo was a coup carried out by Conservative forces in the Congress against the will of the people of Paraguay,”
Activism for Justice (tags)
Workers and Immigrants of All Nationalities, Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win (tags)
May Day in LA was another success! Again, 10,000 workers and immigrants of all nationalities led by the May Day Coalition in Los Angeles marched along the downtown LA in unity against oppressive capital and the 1% that kept them exploited and oppressed through the years. Despite the troubled winds, besides all the other marches, the workers movement remained united. This is the second year that the workers marched under one banner. All despite the machinations of other groups to divide and disperse the movement.
Workers of All Nationalities, Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win (tags)
May Day in LA was another success! Again, workers of all nationalities led by the May Day Coalition in Los Angeles marched along the downtown LA in unity against oppressive capital and the 1% that kept them exploited and oppressed through the years. ... Despite the troubled winds, besides all the other marches, the workers movement remained united. This is the second year that the workers marched under one banner. All despite the machinations of other groups to divide and disperse the movement. The May Day Coalition led the LA march. It militantly demonstrated maturity and force by demanding legalization and fighting back. During the 2006 immigrant rights upsurge, when the ruling class forbid the flying of national flags to demonstrate chauvinist adherence to the war against the Iraqi people and other nations, workers of different nationalities proudly flew their flags in unity and struggle. The Alliance is proud to march with all oppressed workers of all nationalities in multi-ethnic Los Angeles on May Day.
What's Next for Libya? (tags)
PHILIPPINES: Akbayan hails farmers’ triumph in Hacienda Luisita decision (tags)
Akbayan Party today congratulates the farmer-beneficiaries of Hacienda Luisita. The decision of the Supreme Court (SC) to order the total distribution of more than 6,000 hectares of Hacienda Luisita unequivocally validates the decades-long struggle of the farmers for agrarian reform. This also serves as an affirmation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program-Extension with Reforms (CARPER) and outright repudiation of the Stock Distribution Option (SDO).
Abdulhadi Alkhawaja Near Death (tags)
The Struggle to Save Adult Education in Los Angeles (tags)
The ongoing struggle to save LAUSD Adult Education continues.
Freedom or Death (tags)
Palestinian Oppression: Official Israeli Policy (tags)
Khader Adnan's Struggle Continues (tags)
On MLK Day, Dedicate Ourselves for the Final Struggle for Justice and Equality (tags)
–“Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere.” As we marked and remember the struggle and victories of Martin Luther King Jr. today, we in the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) do not only remember him in marches and rallies but in a tribute to dedicate ourselves for the final struggle for Filipino World War II Veterans and their survivors final struggle for justice and against racism and discrimination. The testament that the struggle of MLK is vibrantly alive is that a sizeable majority of California US Representatives co-sponsor the equity bill for Filipino WW II vets, came from the Black Caucus . They are the worthy followers of MLK. Most famous of them of them is Rep. Lewis of Georgia who marched with MLK during the civil rights movement.
Longshore Workers, Truckers: Shut the Ports, Coast to Coast! (tags)
Following the nationally-coordinated police evictions last month of Occupy Wall Street and encampments across the country, on December 12 the Occupiers struck back. Ports up and down the West Coast were blockaded, from Seattle to San Diego. Despite a barrage of hostile propaganda in the media, opposition from union bureaucrats and heavy police repression in some places, overall the blockade was successful -- this time. The blockade was called in solidarity with longshore workers fighting a union-busting assault in Longview, Washington and port truckers seeking union recognition in the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach. This support should have been greeted. But now the class war on the West Coast docks is coming to a head, and it can't be waged from the outside. Bay Area labor has called for a caravan to Longview. The goal should be a real occupation of the terminal by the workers to prevent the loading of the scab cargo. Longshore militants have called on the longshore unions to shut down every port on the West Coast, and the East and Gulf Coasts, to smash EGT's union-busting. Can it be done? Yes, but only though sharp struggle against the pro-capitalist labor bureaucracy.
ILPS conveys Condolences to the Korean People over Demise of Beloved Leader Kim Jong Il (tags)
Dear Comrades, On behalf of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS), its International Coordinating Committee and its nearly 400 member-organizations throughout the world, I wish to convey through your Committee the most heartfelt condolences to the family of the beloved leader Comrade Kim Jong Il and to the Korean people, the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea and the Workers’ Party of Korea over his passing away.
Occupy UC Davis Supports Resolution Opposing Democrat-Republicans (tags)
A child shall lead them and the Occupy UC Davis students have shown the way with a resolution supporting breaking with the Democrat-Republicans. The resolution is here.
Human Rights and Racial Justice (tags)
Human Rights are attained and maintained through struggle, organized movement building
[Strategy!:] The Occupy Movement Needs a Good Fight (tags)
The Occupy Movement Needs a Good Fight "Power concedes nothing without a demand." - Frederick Douglass In a movement based on general anger about inequality and the domination of big banks, it becomes difficult to focus the rage into something concrete. For many Occupiers, being concrete is a mere distraction, meant to shift the movement into something 'less radical,” since their targets — big banks and inequality — are at the root of the problem. Why mess with the tree when you could go for the roots? But, as any tree-removal worker will tell you, the tree comes first, then the roots. The roots cannot be the immediate goal of the Occupy movement because pulling them out would require tens of millions of hands, and the vast majority of working people are not yet directly involved in the movement, though many of them are giving approving nods from a distance. Bringing these more distant people into the movement requires they be given a good reason to join. And although a general anti-1% sentiment sounds appealing to the 99%, a struggle to win worker-friendly demands can help pull these people into the streets.
Washington Wants Its Imperial Model Replicated in Israel (tags)
What Next for Libya? (tags)
Selected Writings of Jose Maria Sison (tags)
These are important writings of Jose Maria Sison, founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and New People’s Army (NPA) and current political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and Chairman of the International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS)
Torture Is Unacceptable ? Step Up the Struggle to Stop It! (tags)
why we should all intensify our efforts to expose and defeat the repressive policies of the california department of corrections.
The Struggle for the Commons (tags)
"The commons is an old value that?s resurfacing as a fresh approach to twenty-first-century crises such as escalating economic inequality, looming ecological disruption and worsening social alienation."
Message from Troy Davis and More Actions (tags)
Troy Davis was sentenced to death in 1991 for the killing of an off-duty Savannah policeman. Davis was found ?guilty? based on dubious accounts that he confessed to the killing and questionable ?eyewitness? identifications that included false eyewitness testimony coerced by the cops. Seven of the prosecution?s nine ?eyewitnesses? have since recanted. The only holdouts are one man who may be the actual killer and another who initially denied being able to identify the shooter only to pin it on Davis two years later. Three of the eyewitnesses say their testimony was coerced by the police. New eyewitnesses have come forth identifying another suspect. The news on Troy Davis is very bad. Despite being innocent, the Georgia Parole Board has OK'd his execution for 7 PM today (September 21st). Yet the fight to free Troy Davis isn?t over, and if that fails, the fight to overthrow the evil system that murders him will continue.
Communique from the Buenos Aires Support Network for Freddy, Marcelo, and Juan (tags)
We never forget our imprisoned comrades. We don?t mystify our respect for them but neither are we indifferent to their everyday experience. Solidarity is not, as has been demonstrated on several occasions, just a beautiful word or a slogan, but a practice inseparable from our struggle. This can be expressed in many diverse ways, and there are moments when an idea takes shape with forcefulness and continuity. Given the delicate situation (in court and in prison) that faces our comrades Juan Aliste Vega, Marcelo Villarroel Sep?lveda, and Freddy Fuentevilla Saa, who are currently held captive in prisons of the Chilean state, several individuals from Buenos Aires have decided to form a new support network in order to provide updates and disseminate information about their situation, as well as hopefully assisting in their return to the streets.
Anti-revisionist struggle and cultural revolution: Consequence to the CPP (tags)
I wish to speak on the significance and relevance of the Marxist-Leninist struggle against modern revisionism since 1956 and the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (GPCR) since 1966. And I wish to deal with this large subject by examining the impact and consequences of the aforesaid historic events to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).
Anonymous Hackers Group Declares Solidarity With Animal Liberation Struggle (tags)
Anonymous Hackers Group Declares Solidarity With Animal Liberation Struggle Fight Against Oppression Won't be Affected by Recent Arrest of 14 Alleged Members
LONG LIVE THE 32 YEAR VICTORY OF THE SANDINISTA REVOLUTION OF 1979! (tags)
Today, July 19, 2011, the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) commemorates as it congratulates the revolutionary people of Nicaragua and the ruling FSLN party for the 32nd anniversary of the victory of the Nicaraguan Revolution on July 19, 1979. For the Alliance, the history Nicaragua is akin the history of the Philippines. A bloody history of foreign intervention. Both were under the Spanish colonialist and under the US occupation. The US marines occupied Nicaragua from 1912 to 1933,
Millions of youth are needed in the Philippine people's democratic revolution (tags)
More than ever, it is imperative that millions upon millions of youth be mobilized to take action in solidarity with the entire Filipino people.
No to imperialist military intervention in Libya! (tags)
Since Saturday, March 19, a US-led military coalition, including, besides English and French Forces, participation by Canadian, Italian, Spanish, and other countries, commenced the bombardment of military installations and concentrations of troops loyal to the Gaddafi government. The stated purpose of this military intervention which has been endorsed by the Security Council of the UN and the Arab League, is to get government forces off the offensive against the rebels, in order to avoid a “massacre of the civilian population”.
ILPS joins the celebration of the Centennial of the First International Toiling Womens Day (tags)
We, the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, express our most militant greetings to women all over the world and join you in the celebration of the centennial of the International Women’s Day. The history and current trend of militant women’s struggle must be highlighted in the midst of the global depression and chaos that pervade the various regions of the world today.
Freedom Now for Simos Seisidis - International Call for Solidarity (tags)
WE CALL ON THOSE IN STRUGGLE, TO COMRADES INTERNATIONALLY, TO JOIN THEIR VOICES WITH OURS IN FACE OF THE TRIAL ON THE 30/3/2011.
World March of Women in the Philippines (tags)
Today, women in the Philippines and all over the world gather in different places and spaces to show our collective strength and make our collective voice heard as we speak out our sufferings, challenges, triumphs and aspirations. Our voices are joined together as we resist the abuses and marginalization wrought upon us by economic policies that discriminate against giving women productive employment, just wages and benefits at the workplace, and opportunities for livelihood and income; by societies that allow, or even promote, violence to be committed against women with impunity; by governments and public institutions that turn a blind eye to the human rights of women.
A Few Things We'd Like to Say (tags)
The Socialist Party of California is inspired by the words, the actions and the lives of people who are dedicated to fighting for justice and equality. These are just some folks we'd like to say thanks to. ...
Dylcia and Cisco on Panthers and Independista --SF8 Hearing on March 2 (tags)
This new episode of Freedom is a Constant Struggle (filmed by Angola 3 News) features Dylcia Pagan and Cisco Torres. Dylcia is a Puerto Rican freedom fighter, Independista, and former political prisoner. Cisco is the last member of the SF8 facing charges. He has an evidentiary hearing on March 2, 2011, and there is an 8 AM rally prior to the hearing, where supporters are urged to attend.
Call for solidarity: Kulon Progo Self-organised Struggle Against Neoliberal Megaproject (tags)
This is the chronology, update and call to solidarity for kulon progo. The people in Kulon Progo are self organized 50.000 families who already under the threat of development moved by the local emperor of Jogjakarta; Sultan HB XI. The people in KP are rejecting NGO, political parties, leftist and any kind of mediation who are coming with their own interest, and only going to weakened their movement. Since now they dont have access anymore to lawyer who stand on their side, we're trying to raise the issue to be international issue.
Wisconsin Labor Leads 2d American Revolution (tags)
One year ago, on March 4, California students and teachers had a one-day strike for education, but nothing has improved because we did not have a general strike. Today, Wisconsin workers are striking and protesting the planned Democrat-Republican attack on the workingclass so as to maximize the profits of the capitalist class. The whole country should join this 2d American Revolution with all deliberate speed.
Egypt 2011: Millions have stood up (tags)
EGYPT 2011: MILLIONS HAVE HEROICALLY STOOD UP... THE FUTURE REMAINS TO BE WRITTEN Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party Millions of Egyptian people from all walks of life, drawing inspiration from the people of Tunisia, have heroically risen up, defied the hated regime of Hosni Mubarak and forced Mubarak to resign. This has shattered the notion that "things can never change." It is a powerful demonstration that there is no permanent necessity to the existing conditions under which the great majority of humanity suffer so terribly. Oppressed people and people who hunger for an end to oppression, in every country all over the world, have deeply shared in the joy and hope of these massive uprisings. And the stirrings of revolt continue to spread.
'The Egyptian Revolution enters a new stage' and more (tags)
"The struggle that is now unfolding in Egypt will be of a protracted character. The responsibility of revolutionary Marxists is to develop among workers, as they pass through colossal political experiences, an understanding of the necessity for an independent struggle for power. The revolutionary Marxists must counsel workers against all illusions that their democratic aspirations can be achieved under the aegis of bourgeois parties. They must expose ruthlessly the false promises of the political representatives of the capitalist class. They must encourage the creation of independent organs of workers’ power which can become, as the political struggle intensifies, the basis for the transfer of power to the working class. They must explain that the realization of the workers’ essential democratic demands is inseparable from the implementation of socialist policies. Above all, revolutionary Marxists must raise the political horizons of Egyptian workers beyond the borders of their own country. They must explain that the struggles that are now unfolding in Egypt are inextricably linked to an emerging global process of world socialist revolution, and that the victory of the revolution in Egypt requires not a national, but an international strategy. After all, the fight against the Mubarak-Suleiman regime and the Egyptian ruling class is, in the final analysis, a struggle against the entire Arab bourgeoisie, the Zionist regime in Israel and American and European imperialism."
Egypt: Revolution in Motion (tags)
"A revolution is not a single event-it is a process. A process with ebbs and flows, advances and setbacks that can take place over weeks, months and even years..The Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky developed the theory of `permanent revolution.'" Links to Howard Zinn and Marcos
Venezuela’s Social Movements: Autonomy’s Difficult Path (tags)
* On November 2010, in the Spanish city of Cordoba, during the celebrations of the Centennial of the historical anarcho-syndicalist union, the Confederacion Nacional del Trabajo (CNT), a Round Table discussion about Latin America’s social movements took place. A representative of El Libertario was present and delivered the following report.
Egypt in flames (tags)
A powerful wave of anger among the poor and unemployed Arab masses shakes the young, voracious and brutal capitalism of the North African and Middle Eastern countries supported by the old and bloody capitalism in Europe and America. Anticipation of a social wave that can only be resolved in favor of the vast majority of the population by the emergence of the proletarian class.
COMMEMORATE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY. FIGHT FOR JUSTICE! (tags)
We cannot commemorate this day until we realize fully the freedoms that the declaration guarantees. It will just be a continuing myth and not a reality. The reality is we have to fight for our freedoms and struggle to guarantee it.
The Strategic Role of the Role of the United Front (tags)
What distinguished Marx from all his contemporaries who professed revolutionary aspirations was his identification of the revolutionary agent: “The emancipation of the working classes [of every country] must be conquered by the working classes themselves….”
Not Heard on Grace Aaron/Ian Masters, Free Speech Radio KPFK (tags)
The Ann Arbor Socialist Equality Party Congress Presents: The Breakdown of Capitalism and the fight for Socialism in the United States: Program of the Socialist Equality Party
The NDF reaffirms its commitment to the MILF and the Bangsamoro struggle for genuine self- (tags)
The PESANTE NEWS learned today through news sources from Mindanao that the National Democratic Front - Mindanao (NDF-Mindanao) shares with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in raising concern with regard to the capability and sincerity of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP), presently under Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, in undertaking peace negotiations as a venue to address the just demands of the Bangsamoro. The NDF spokesperson Jorge Madlos said " GRP would have the Moro as well as the Filipino people believe that credible talks under a favorable atmosphere for peace with the MILF would promptly resume after the Holy Ramadan, but all indicators point otherwise.
Excerpts from “How will our People’s War Attain a Qualitative Leap?” (tags)
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has called on us all, to rally around the leadership and exert utmost revolutionary efforts, seizing every moment in our people’s war, to achieve a qualitative development of the revolutionary struggle. This is the call of the hour. At a time when US Imperialism and its European cohorts are facing grave economic and financial crisis, far worse than the Economic Depression of 1930s, our people’s war can seize this opportunity to all-sidedly intensify our struggle and bring the revolution to a new stage of qualitative development.
FILIPINOS around the world: Turn grief into revolutionary courage, (tags)
Learn from Ka Elliot, Cast away parliamentary illusions!
Blood on the Border (tags)
Today in the United States, under the Democratic administration of Barack Obama, xenophobic and racist violence is escalating. The criminal agents of the Border Patrol have reached the point of killing in cold blood, before the eyes of hundreds of witnesses. On May 28, construction worker Anastasio Hernández Rojas was beaten to death by some 20 agents of the U.S. Border Patrol. Then on June 7 in Ciudad Juárez, across the river from El Paso, Border Patrol agents fired into a group of youths on the Mexican side of of the border, murdering 14-year-old Adrián Hernández with a shot to the head. These crimes are part of a policy of racist repression looking for scapegoats, typified by the legalization of xeonophobia and police use of racial profiling in Arizona’s SB 1070 law. But while Obama criticize the law, “Obama, listen, we are in the struggle,” his thugs are killing on the border. It is an illusion to think that the commander in chief of U.S. imperialism, or his counterpart and semi-colonial underling, Mexican president Felipe Calderón, will defend the workers. It is necessary to mobilize the power of the working class to defend immigrants.
Haiti Earthquake: Capitalism, Occupation and Revolution (tags)
The earthquake that wrecked the capital of Haiti and surrounding areas on January 12 produced human tragedy of almost unfathomable proportions. It has been termed “the most destructive natural disaster in modern times.” Five months later, Haiti is no longer in the headlines or on the nightly TV news, but for the hard-hit Haitian population the scene has hardly changed. Now a new disaster is in the making as the hurricane season begins. This was a calamity made by capitalism: the earthquake was predictable and was predicted; the inferior construction methods are the result of Haiti’s poverty, and the swollen slums were the result of U.S. policies that have destroyed Haitian agriculture, forcing peasants off the land. On top of everything, Haiti is under imperialist occupation: Washington makes sure it has ultimate control of the strategically placed island, as it has throughout the Cold War and since. Haiti's devastation is not the result of “natural” causes or even “neo-liberal” policies – it is the product of the oppression of this semi-colonial country by the imperial masters ever since black slaves rose up to abolish slavery and throw out the colonialists two centuries ago. No new “economic model” can resolve this: what’s required is a new Haitian Revolution, a workers revolution overthrowing capitalism throughout the Caribbean and extending into the heart of imperialism.
Ahmad Sa'adat: A Palestinian Prisoner of Conscience (tags)
one of thousands of Palestinian political prisoners
AJLPP Forces Commemorates 112th Independence Day in the United States (tags)
On the anniversary of the 112th Independence Day from Spanish colonialism, June 12, 1898, the Alliance-Philippines and its allies commemorated the day of struggle in different cities of the United States in different forms. From San Francisco in the north to Los Angles in the south, and from New York in the east to Chicago in the Midwest different groups allied with or allies of AJLPP commemorated June 12 with renewed strength.
Commemorate the 112th Independence Day, Continue on the People's Struggle for Systemic Ch (tags)
-As we commemorate the 112th anniversary of the proclamation of the Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898 , we will witness a new era. That is the assumption to power of a new president coming from an old political dynasty and the exit of a despised leader who still cast a giant shadow on the new dispensation. We celebrate this short lived independence with bittersweet pride and with the unwavering aspirations of the Filipino people for real change and genuine independence. The Phillippines was the first bourgeois republic in Asia and the first Asian country to free itself from the stranglehold of colonialism.We were also the first colony of US Imperialism in this part of the world.
Commemorate the 112th Independence Day, Continue on the People's Struggle for Systemic Cha (tags)
Commemorate the 112th Independence Day, Continue on the People's Struggle for Systemic Change
Sitting-in for Human Rights, from Jim Crow to Juan Crow (tags)
The struggle for migrant rights--like the struggle against Jim Crow--is a matter of fundamental human rights and equality.
June 8 election: No on 14 to Save Peace & Freedom & Green Parties (tags)
On Tuesday, June 8, you can to something to help the Palestinian liberation struggle: Vote No on 14 to save Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party, the 2 parties that support the Palestinian liberation struggle. Also vote no on 16 to stop PG&E and No on 17 to stop Mercury Insurance. And Leonard Martin for School Superintendent. PLEASE VOTE TUESDAY JUNE 8, 2010!
Animal farm within the national democratic revolution in the Philippines (tags)
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) says that all comrades are equal, and cadres fulfill division of tasks within the organization. All are subject to Party policies under the principle of the individual is subordinate to the organization, the lower organ is subordinate to the higher organ, and the whole Party is under the Central Committee.
Turkey: Solidarity call for the "Platform of struggling workers" (tags)
Workers from recent struggles in Turkey, including tobacco workers, water and sewers workers, firemen, metal workers, municipality workers, building workers, dustmen, science workers and news workers, have come together and established a workers' group. Support them!
Greece: Blood and tears for the proletariat! (tags)
In order to resist the policy of blood and tears which the bourgeoisie inflicts on it, the proletariat has no other possibility than the resumption of the class struggle, starting with the rejection of anti-worker measures by the government and the calls for “national solidarity”, and for sacrifices “to defend the fatherland and democracy”.
For a Proletarian and Communist May 1st! (tags)
Workers! The general conditions of life and work have been deteriorating for years, becoming ever more intolerable.
All efforts towards advancing the national democratic revolution in the Philippines! (tags)
Today we celebrate with utmost joy the Filipino people’s gallant struggle for national liberation and genuine democracy under a united front. Thirty seven years ago on April 24, in the face of the fascist Marcos dictatorship, revolutionary organizations came together to form the National Democratic Front (NDF). Through the years the NDF has proven its commitment in advancing the revolutionary struggle of the Filipino people to overthrow the semi-colonial, semi-feudal system which oppresses, deprives and exploits majority of the masses.
Call for Solidarity for imprisoned anarchist Giannis Dimitrakis (tags)
In light of the appeal on April 28th 2010, we call out for actions of solidarity everywhere.
Dueling Strategies in the Defense of Public Education, Part I (tags)
The massive turnout across the state of California on March 4 in defense of public education provides indisputable evidence that this movement is just at the beginning stage. And much credit is due to the countless number of students, staff, and teachers who committed many, many hours of their time, tirelessly organizing for March 4; without this dedication, the event would have sputtered to a stop.
Democracy and Insurrection in Greece and the World (tags)
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
CLAREMONT, California - Southern California got a taste of Greek-style anarchism and insurrection in a series of talks given by Peter Gelderloos, author of How Nonviolence Protects the State, and Greek comrades from the Void Network Tasos Sagris and Sissy Doutsiou. With Audio.
Leer este artículo en español: Democracia e Insurrección en Grecia y el Mundo
March 4 Socialist Program to Defend Education (tags)
On March 4, students and workers throughout California and the US will demonstrate against the attack on public education and increases in tuition that are making a college education unaffordable for the majority of working class youth.
Take Your Legal Holiday Today 1/18/10 King's Birthday & Remember the Struggle (tags)
You owe it to yourself and the struggle to take off work the federal and state legal holiday, Martin Luther King's birthday, celebrated today, January 18, 2010. If your reactionary employer does not provide it as a paid holiday, take it as a vacation day or sick day. Listen to King's speeches online. It is winter in most of the US, a good day to stay home and rest.
In Solidarity With the California Worker/Student Movement: Statement of the WSA (tags)
Defend and Expand the Campus Occupations!
Dedication of Transgender Memorial Ends Years of Struggle / Photos (tags)
Last night's dedication of the Transgender Memorial in West Hollywood culminated years of planning and struggle to build a permanent monument to the dozens of Trans identified persons who are murdered each year by hate criminals.
Dedication of Transgender Memorial Ends Years of Struggle (tags)
Last night's dedication of the Transgender Memorial in West Hollywood culminated years of planning and struggle to build a permanent monument to the dozens of Trans identified persons who are murdered each year by hate criminals.
Third intifada on the way (tags)
By the time it is over the Israelis will be out of the West Bank. Amandla.
The Team is Real (tags)
Class Struggle in the Service Sector
FULL RECOGNITION IS REAL JUSTICE (tags)
On February 18, 1946, the US Congress passed and President Truman signed Public Law 70-301, known as the "Rescission Act of 1946" - affecting close to half a million Filipinos who fought side by side with the Americans in the WAR against Imperial Japan in the Pacific. These Filipino Veterans who gallantly served America and suffered torture and even death in the hands of its enemy found themselves fighting the longest battle of their lives: 63 years of struggle to be recognized as full Veterans of Foreign War and gain all benefits accorded to such status.
CPDF BLAMED DISASTERS DUE EXTRACTIVE MINING AND LOGGING (tags)
- Pesante News learned through news sources today that the CPDF blamed the recent disastrous flooding and numerous landslides in Northern Luzon that inflicted heavy losses in lives and property highlight the often overlooked cost of developmental aggression. In more ways than one do the common people pay for huge projects that generate super-profits for foreign big business interests and their local lackeys.
Preview of Ramzy Baroud's "My Father was a Freedom Fighter (tags)
could only be written by someone who lived through it
JFAV/AWARE MARKED 65th LEYTE LANDING, on October 22 at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), an alliance of veterans, widows, students and youth and community advocates in the United States and the Association of Widows, Relatives and Advocates for Equality (AWARE) in Los Angeles marked the 65th year anniversary of the Leyte Landing on October 20, 1944 with a commemorative rites at the AWARE general assembly last October 22, 2009 at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Lecture hall.
Costa Rica: Popular March for Dignity in the South (tags)
Indigenous people, peasants, agri-industrial workers, and radical environmentalists all struggle in the South... the power of Capital and Government weave a complex and tragic mesh of destruction, but people still hold on to their Dignity and put on a network that articulates their struggles: An expression of this was the Popular March for Dignity in the South
The One-Sided War on the Streets of Honduras (tags)
“We will continue the struggle for democracy,” said Zelaya, as the crowd voiced their desire for a new constitution. “This time I won’t be caught napping,” joked Zelaya, referring to the episode on June 28, when the military accosted him in his pajamas. Later, when the lights were cut, there were fears the authorities might storm the gates at any moment, and side arms were handed out to security guards. The lights soon returned courtesy of the compound’s generator (and gas supplied by La Resistencia). The expected attack didn’t come until dawn, when police launched tear gas shells into the courtyard, and forcibly occupied neighboring buildings."
Wage all-out struggle against US forces in Mindanao--NDF/Ka Oris (tags)
The National Democratic Front-Mindanao (NDF-Mindanao) today issued a call urging all revolutionary forces in Mindanao "to wage an all-out struggle against the deployment and intervention of American soldiers in the internal armed conflict in the Philippines." NDF-Mindanao spokesperson Jorge Madlos ("Ka Oris") issued the call in response to the statement by US Defense Secretary Robert Gates that the US will continue to involve itself in the "counter-insurgency" war in the Philippines which would include heightened support for the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
PRISON RIOT:VIOLENCE BETWEEN RAZA AND AFRICAN PRISONERS AT CALIFORNIA STATE PRISON (tags)
Statement From The Chicano Mexicano Prison Project
For the Iranian workers, only one solution: the class struggle ! (tags)
The brutal repression of street demonstrations that have hit Tehran and the larger cities shows the determination of the Iranian government's Ahmadinejad not to tolerate any questioning of his political power. Accused of electoral fraud, the supporters of Ayatollah Khamenei and the outgoing president have responded with arrests, beatings and shootings; the police, the Pasdaran, and Basji volunteers headed by the Pasdaran are the instruments of the current repression.
Nicaragua: Pellas Group displays a shameful insensitivity (tags)
ANAIRC mobilizes to demand damages from the Pellas Group. Boycott against Flor de Caña rum grows
Campaign against the assassination of workers in Venezuela (tags)
* El Libertario www.nodo50.org/ellibertario has joined this campaign and we’re trying to divulge this initiative in an attempt to confront the hired killers that are taking the lives of labor activists in this country.
KALAYAAN (FREEDOM) PHILIPPINES SERIES (tags)
3 Events This Week: Thursday-Saturday, June 11-13 Public Forum, Film Screening & Benefit Concert Presented by AJLPP, GABNet-LA, JFAV and ANSWER Coalition Filipino revolutionaries declared their independence from colonial Spain on June 12, 1898, 119 years ago. Two months later, the United States occupied Manila and declared war on the Philippines, crushing the young republic. Today, Filipinos are still in struggle for true independence and sovereignty. With continued U.S. occupation and intervention, and a culture of impunity of human rights violations forced on the people of the Philippines, the Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP), the GABRIELA Network (GABNet), Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the ANSWER Coalition commemorate Philippine Independence with fierce struggle in the United States. Join us at the following exciting events this week:
Solidarity with the Struggle of the Amazonian Peoples of Peru! (tags)
International Libertarian Declaration We ask our libertarian comrades to organise mobilisations and demonstrations outside Peruvian embassies in every country, in coordination with other sectors in struggle, in order to denounce the actions of the State and the multinationals in this country. Español http://www.anarkismo.net/article/13365
Hunger Strike Blog (tags)
Blog of teacher/hunger striker working to stop class size increases and teacher layoffs in LAUSD
SAVE THE DATES; KALAYAAN (FREEDOM) PHILIPPINE SERIES: JUNE 11-13,, 2009 (tags)
One hundred eleven years ago, the Filipino revolutionaries won and declared their independence from colonial Spain on June 12, 1898. Two months after on August 13, 1898, the United States occupied Manila and seven months later on Feb 4, 1899 declared war on the Philippines and crushed the young republic. 111 years later the Filipinos are still in struggle for true independence and sovereignty. With the VFA imposed,active US intervention and a culture of impunity of human rights violations forced on the Filipinos-- the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) and its allies commemorate Philippine Independence with fierce struggle in the United States with the following activities:
Overwhelming international solidarity for the former sugarcane workers in ANAIRC (tags)
Thousands of protest letters are pouring in...and it’s just the beginning
Raising the banners of socialism in the United States (tags)
The members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation and our friends would promote socialism whether or not there was a worldwide capitalist economic crisis. But if there was any time to revive the socialist movement and build a multinational working-class party of revolutionaries, we believe that the time is now. We realize that we are not raising the banners of socialism and calling for revolution in the United States in a vacuum.
For the Resumtion of the Class Struggle! (tags)
The economic crisis which has crashed down on society has already had and for a long time will have disastrous consequences for the lives of the masses, as every worker can see in his daily life or her work. The bourgeois economists themselves admit it: they do not know what the causes of the crisis are – satisfying themselves by blaming the greed of the bankers or excessive financial deregulation – and they do not know when it will end and give way to the long-awaited “economic recovery”. The current crisis is the crisis of the capitalist mode of production, incapable of stopping itself, forced to produce always more commodities, at a certain point it comes up against the limits of the market.
Celebrate May Day in the streets! (tags)
SAIC May Day mobilizing leaflet It is time to prepare for struggle against Obama-style immigration reform!
40 years of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) (tags)
The Communist Party of the Philippines is the shining star of the Filipino people. For 40 years, the Party has engaged in fierce struggle and has led the people's revolution paving the way for a just society. The Party celebrates its 40th founding anniversary with far greater resolve to serve the Filipino people to the fullest of its capacity.
Photo Essay: 40 years of the Communist Party of the Philippines (2) (tags)
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is the shining star of the Filipino people. For 40 years, the Party has engaged in fierce struggle and has led the people's revolution paving the way for a just society. The Party celebrates its 40th founding anniversary with far greater resolve to serve the Filipino people to the fullest of its capacity.
COMMEMORATE BATAAN DAY AND GRASP THE LESSONS OF THE VETERANS STRUGGLE (tags)
The Alliance Philippines (AJLPP) gives the Filipino Veterans a red salute for the commemoration of the 67th anniversary of the fall of Bataan, April 9, 1942. We also pay tribute to both the living and the departed veterans of that war. Bataan is not only a symbol of resistance, Filipino patriotism and bravery but also a living testament of the Filipino people's will to fight and defeat fascism in the Philippines and the whole of Asia. Greatest Contribution It is one of he greatest contribution of the Filipino people to the free world in defeating fascism in Asia and liberating a large portion of the Philippines even before the Americans reoccupied the Philippines. In the process we lost one million people, our cities like Manila, Baguio and Dagupan and almost he whole Philippines were destroyed.
Venezuela: The People’s Struggle is the Best Response to the Crisis! (tags)
* Soon El Libertario #56 will be available in the street and on the Internet (www.nodo50.org/ellibertario). El Libertario is the voice of free ideas and independent social movements in Venezuela and Latin America. As a preview of its usual combative, irreverent and uncompromising position with regard to authoritarian power and oppression, here's the editorial:
Earth Without Stocks (tags)
This struggle demands more than setting up wind turbines, buying more economical cars and rehabilitating houses. An historically unique pact is necessary between North and South, between industrial countries and threshold and developing countries.
On Developments in Nepal and the Stakes for the Communist Movement (tags)
"Does the current trajectory in Nepal and the course taken by the CPN(M) represent an historic new thing, a victory and breakthrough in advancing the communist revolution in the 21st century, as some have claimed; or—as many others fear—does this represent a setback and betrayal of the goals of the revolution and of the heroic struggle waged to achieve them, and a serious departure from the communist cause that the CPN(M) claims to be fighting for?"
CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOR EQUITY (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) reiterates its stand on the long-standing battle of Filipino- American veterans to claim what is due them in the name of justice and equity. We would like to emphasize that this movement, waged valiantly for 63 years by veterans who are in the twilight of their lives, is beyond personal and family interests. It has to be viewed as an issue of national interest and dignity. Sadly, there are a few Filipinos who see this struggle in an unsympathetic and twisted sense. The JFAV would like to correct this sentiment and ask them to instead look at the veterans’ issue on the light of respecting the rights of our war veterans and honoring our dignity as a country. Filipino- American veterans all over America have unanimously agreed to accept what the recently signed Stimulus Package of Pres. Barrack Obama has given them. But will continue with the struggle for equity as they did for so many years now.
JFAV /WARE PROTEST WIDOWS EXCLUSION (tags)
LUMP SUM IS NOT EQUITY! Scores of activist and advocates led by the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the newly formed Association of Widows, Advocates and Relatives of veterans for Equality (AWARE) held a protest rally at the INS Federal Building in 300 Los Angeles St in downtown LA in commemoration of International Women’s Day last March 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM
JFAV RECOGNIZES COMMUNITY SUPPORT CRUCIAL (tags)
Scores of activist and advocates led by the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) in a community forum held last Wednesday night, March 4 in Historic Filipinotown. They recognized the crucial role of community organizations especially the People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment (People’s CORE) who started the veterans struggle for equity 17 years ago and won some benefits including the lump sum in the Stimulus Law. The well attended community forum was held at the Community Hall of Search to Involve the Pilipino Americans (SIPA) in 3200 W. Temple St. Los Angeles. SIPA is one of the community organizations recognized that night.
Uphold the Militant Tradition of International Women's Day (tags)
In solidarity and with utmost joy, the International League of People's Struggle joins today the celebration of women in general and their revolutionary struggle for emancipation and liberation from imperialism, feudalism and patriarchalism. We remember and honor millions of women who trailblazed and paved the path for women's liberation movement.
CONTINUE THE STRUGGLE FOR EQUITY AND JUSTICE (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) reiterates its stand on the long-standing battle of Filipino American Veterans to claim what is due them in the name of justice and equity. We would like to emphasize that this movement, waged valiantly for 63 years by veterans who are in the twilight of their lives, is beyond personal and family interests. It has to be viewed as an issue of national interest and dignity. Sadly, there are a few Filipinos who see this struggle in an unsympathetic and twisted sense. The JFAV would like to correct this sentiment and ask them to instead look at the veterans’ issue on the light of respecting the rights of our war veterans and honoring our dignity as a country. Fil-am veterans all over America have unanimously agreed to accept what the recently signed Stimulus Package of Pres. Barrack Obama has given them. But will continue with the struggle for equity as they did for so many years now.
CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOR EQUITY (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) reiterates its stand on the long-standing battle of Filipino- American veterans to claim what is due them in the name of justice and equity. We would like to emphasize that this movement, waged valiantly for 63 years by veterans who are in the twilight of their lives, is beyond personal and family interests. It has to be viewed as an issue of national interest and dignity. Sadly, there are a few Filipinos who see this struggle in an unsympathetic and twisted sense. The JFAV would like to correct this sentiment and ask them to instead look at the veterans’ issue on the light of respecting the rights of our war veterans and honoring our dignity as a country. Filipino- American veterans all over America have unanimously agreed to accept what the recently signed Stimulus Package of Pres. Barrack Obama has given them. But will continue with the struggle for equity as they did for so many years now. JFAV believes that the veterans, and widows or legal heirs of the deceased ones, deserve the full rights of naturalization and welfare benefits, including health and pension which the Rescission Act of 1946 has denied and the Stimulus Package has only partially fulfilled.
On the History of Veterans Equity Struggle (tags)
A certain lawyer from San Francisco wrote his own version of the 63 years Filipino veterans struggle for equity and justice. Patterned after the waves in the history of Filipino migration to the United States, he ended the history with a glorious victory for the lump sum and so-called recognition and he called it“ the rescinding of the rescission act.” Like a typical American historian/academician he tried to simplify it in “ five different and distinct phases”
LETTER OF SOLIDARITY TO HANJIN WORKERS IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)
We, the Filipino American community in the United States and their allies express our militant solidarity with Hanjin Shipyard workers in their struggle to unionize and thus end their deplorable working conditions which has led to at least 24 deaths. In January of this year, two more were killed while just as February began, 24 were hurt when a bus carrying workers to the shipyard overturned. We are appalled at the slow response of the Philippine Senate and the Executive branch and their failure to act on the continuing fatal accidents and deaths of workers at Hanjin Shipbuilding. While we hold Hanjin, a South Korean transnational corporation employing 15,000 workers in the Philippines, directly accountable for the extremely unacceptable living and working conditions of Filipino workers, we equally hold the Philippine government complicit for acting against the country's national interests and against Filipino workers interests. We demand that the Philippine Government compel the Hanjin Shipyard company to clean up the docks and work areas, ensure worker safety, enforce environmental laws and provide just wages and benefits to Filipino workers.
STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY FOR HANJIN WORKERS (tags)
We, the Filipino American community in the United States and their allies express our militant solidarity with Hanjin Shipyard workers in their struggle to unionize and thus end their deplorable working conditions which has led to at least 24 deaths. In January of this year, two more were killed while just as February began, 24 were hurt when a bus carrying workers to the shipyard overturned. We are appalled at the slow response of the Philippine Senate and the Executive branch and their failure to act on the continuing fatal accidents and deaths of workers at Hanjin Shipbuilding.
COMMUNISM No.14 (January 2009) (tags)
Central review in English of the Internationalist Communist Group (ICG)
Celebrate International Women's Day with the Women of Iran and Afghanistan! (tags)
Join women of Iran & Afghanistan in their struggle against the women-hating Islamic Republic of Iran and the imperialist U.S. empire. We will march and rally in solidarity with them in the streets of Los Angeles!
Che 2 and Defiance- Movie Reviews (tags)
Two movies, Che 2 and Defiance with two different settings have two separate and different perspectives Defiance was based on World War II experience of the Byelorussian Jews fierce struggle as guerillas to survive the German pogroms. It was derived from the story of three Jewish brothers who went on separate ways- one joining the Red Army and other forming his own guerilla army. Essentially, it became a propaganda tool of Zionist groups in the face of their unpopularity during the Gaza crisis from December 27, 2008 until today. It heralded how the Jews fought the German, the common theme of all Jewish movies drawing sympathy from common people for Israel. On the other hand, Che 2 narrates the last days of Ernesto “Che” Guevara and his band as The National Guerilla Army of Bolivia and his less than 300 days struggle trying hard to build a new front against US Imperialism in South America.
FQS 39th Anniversary, Jan 30-31, 1970 (tags)
We the activist from the Kilusang Dekada 70 (KD70) remembers that thirty-nine years ago, on January 30-31, 1970, from the night of January 30 to the early morning of January 31, 1970 fought the Philippine police and army forces who attacked the progressive forces in what is now known in history as the Battle of Mendiola. Four activist were killed and more than 150 were wounded by gunfire and at least 600 others were arrested and jailed in the Camp Crame. Manila became a virtual military camp but the activist were not cowed and the series of mass actions were launched now collectively known as the First Quarter Storm of 1970.
Los Angeles Activists Attend International Gathering (tags)
From January 31 to February 8, 2009, KPFK Reporter Margaret Prescod and local activists from the Global Women's Strike and Women of Color in the Global Women's Strike will be meeting in London with women from Bolivia, Canada, China, Greece, Guyana, Haiti, India, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Palestine, Peru, Scotland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, US, Venezuela, and Wales for an International Gathering of the Global Women's Strike and the International Women Count Network. See current schedule of events below. See current schedule of speakers below. To interview one of the speakers, contact womensstrike8m (at) server101 (dot) com.
GABNET LOS ANGELES AND PESANTE USA COMMEMORATE MENDIOLA MASSACRE; (tags)
Gabnet of the Mariposa Alliance and PESANTE-USA held a commemorative and educational forum on the 22nd anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre. Activists and community members gathered at Historic Filipinotown to hear about the 1987 event and discuss the ongoing struggle for peasant and human rights in the Philippines. The event was opened by Al Garcia of PESANTE-USA who described the January 22,1987 Mendiola Massacre, where 15,000 peasants peacefully rallying for genuine land reform were ruthlessly fired upon by the police and the Philippine Mari
Israel, Bloody Executioner for the World Capitalist Order (tags)
On Saturday evening January 3, after one week of air raids which left more than 450 dead and more than 2000 wounded, the Israeli army began its land offensive into Gaza. Its military officials declare that the operation will be “long”. The odious Israeli propaganda, broadcast by the majority of the international media, presents this bloody attack as a “response” to the salvos of the “terrorists”of Hamas in power in Gaza.
RESISTANCE! Day of International Action Against State Murders - Saturday, Dec. 20th (tags)
At this moment, they fear us, and they will keep on fearing us if we are thousands and everywhere. We are calling everyone to actions of solidarity, to fight for the rights of all of us. Let 20 December be the beginning.
Occupied building of GSEE (in Greece) (tags)
Since 8 o'clock in the morning the building of GSEE (Patision and Alexandras) is occupied. We declare the building a Liberated Workers' Zone. Open Workers' Assembly at 18.00 The Building is open to all workers all day long.
The Rage in Greece (tags)
May the Anger of the Unemployed and Students be Tranformed into Combativeness for the Resumption of the Class Struggle of the Proletariat !
Former U.S. Attorney General, Ramsey Clark, to Speak at National Conference on Socialism i (tags)
Former U.S. Attorney General, Ramsey Clark, to Speak at National Conference on Socialism in Los Angeles. December 6-7, 2008 on the UCLA campus. Activists and progressives from across the country are gathering for a two-day conference to discuss organizing and ways to fight back against racism, sexism, imperialism and other issues effecting working class and oppressed people.
Massive Movement Erupts in Opposition to Proposition 8 (tags)
Ex-slave and Abolitionist Fredrick Douglas famously observed that power cedes nothing without struggle. The history of civil rights movements in this country also demonstrate that even the most fundamental democratic gains are temporary at best without vigilant struggle that can potentially challenge the power of the rulers against the ruled. Nothing has ever been gained and secured by simply relying on the institutions of the state and its politicians. Any implementation of progressive measures on their part has only been the product of independent mass mobilizations that have kept their forces in the streets until the sought after gains were won. We have again been reminded of this by the recent passage of Proposition 8 in California, a bigoted mean-spirited ballot measure aimed at denying gays and lesbians the fundamental democratic right to marry whom they wish. Last June, after decades of constant organizing, educating, and protesting on the part of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people and their supporters, the California Supreme Court was compelled to legalize same sex marriages. The purpose of Proposition 8 was to overturn this gain, leaving 18,000 same sex marriages performed in California since June in question. However, social movements aren't like films that can be run backwards and then replayed in the exact same way. The narrow victory of Proposition 8 (52% against, 48% opposed) has resulted in the opposite of its intended effect. It has re-energized the struggle for LGBT rights to a major degree, so that many are calling this movement “Stonewall II” after that inaugural rebellious act of the modern U.S. gay rights movement fighting for their rights in 1969.
20,000 People March in L.A. To Demand Overturn Prop. 8! (tags)
Over 20,000 people came from all over Southern California to unite with a single voice to demand civil rights and marriage equality. It was one of the largest--possibly the single largest--pro-LGBT rally in Los Angeles' history. The rally was initiated and led by the ANSWER Coalition and the L.A. Coalition for Equal Marriage Rights.
OBAMA'S VICTORY AND THE FILIPINO AMERICAN COMMUNITY (tags)
Many have been said about the historical significance of the election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States Some says that the this is the apex of the four centuries, of African Americans enslavement, Jim Crow segregation, lynch mob terror and racist discrimination manifested in countless ways. Other says a final blow to racism against African Americans and other oppressed nationalities that has in reality been far more integral to so called American democracy. It will not suffice to say millions of people yearned for real change, for an end to war, unemployment, foreclosures, and more. The popular revolt expressed in millions of voters turning out, millions out in the streets waiting for the result of the election is an outpouring never seen before in American history. The sight of millions out in the streets of major cities like Washington DC, New York. Chicago and other areas for sure, send jitters to some of the ruling class who labeled Obama as “socia
FIGHT THE SECOND JAPANESE INVASION OF THE PHILIPPINES (tags)
The Filipino Community and all concerned Filipino Americans in the United States vehemently condemn the Senate's railroading of the ratification of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) on Wednesday night. October 8th.. Pro-Japan collaborators also known as the modern MAKAPILIS, the sixteen senators led by JPEPA's sponsors Senators Miriam Santiago and Mar Roxas (whose grandfather was a Japanese and an American puppet) have compromised the country's national patrimony and sovereignty by approving a patently one-sided, anti-Filipino economic treaty.
OPPOSE JANP-RP TREATY (JPEPA), STRUGGLE AGAINST JAPANESE IMPERIALISM (tags)
The Filipino Community and all concerned Filipino Americans in the United States vehemently condemn the Senate's railroading of the ratification of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) on Wednesday night. October 8th.. Pro-Japan collaborators also known as the modern MAKAPILIS, the sixteen senators led by JPEPA's sponsors Senators Miriam Santiago and Mar Roxas (whose grandfather was a Japanese and an American puppet) have compromised the country's national patrimony and sovereignty by approving a patently one-sided, anti-Filipino economic treaty. This is a reminiscence of how the Philippine Senate in 1972 passed the RP-Japan Treaty of Amity that opened the Philippines to the exploitation and oppression of the Japanese Imperialists.
A film about a succesful non-violent struggle (tags)
It's about a film that might interest all those who want to see non-violence not only in speeches, but also in action.
Towards Women’s Liberation (tags)
The cause of women’s liberation and the rights of women against sexual discrimination, exploitation and violence
Local Actions on the One-Year Anniversary of the Kidnapping of Haitian Lovinsky Pierre-Ant (tags)
“Those of us from black and brown communities [are] particularly put out with the role that Brazil is playing. It is not the international image of Brazil, it is not one that Brazil likes to put forward. “ -- Margaret Prescod, Ad Hoc Working Group for Haiti
Uphold the Militant Tradition of International Women's Movement (tags)
In solidarity and with utmost joy, the International League of People's Struggle joins today the celebration of women in general and their revolutionary struggle for emancipation and liberation from imperialism, feudalism and patriarchalism. We remember and honor millions of women who trailblazed and paved the path for women's liberation movement.
What Will It Take to Defeat the War? (tags)
On June 28-29, an “Open National Antiwar Conference” was held in Cleveland, called by a newly minted National Assembly to End the Iraq War and Occupation. Over objections from the conference organizers, centrally Socialist Action, the assembly voted to change the name to include reference to the war on Afghanistan, and to emphasize the connection with U.S. backing for the Zionist occupation of Palestine. (The sponsors of the confab were so right-wing that they feared losing “unity” with Democratic Party supporters of Israel and the Afghanistan war!) What did not change at all was the popular-front character of the new outfit, tying it to the bourgeois parties despite the fig leaf of electoral “independence.” Making this utterly clear, it was decided not to call a national antiwar mobilization prior to the November elections explicitly in order to court those forces who wish to aid the Democrats (and therefore want to avoid making problems for the presumptive Democratic nominee, Barack Obama). Here is the leaflet issued by the Internationalist Group at the conference.
Don White Remembered at Weekly Vigil for Haiti (tags)
Don White was one of the organizers and regular participants of the weekly vigil calling for the release of Haitian human rights activist Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine. In the wake of Don's passing on June 19th, the vigil has been paying tribute to him.
Sun Aug 10: Celebrate the Life of Don White (tags)
An Evening to Celebrate the Life of Our Companero Don White Presente! WHEN: SUNDAY, AUGUST 10TH at 6:00 - 8:00 PM WHERE: Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010 (@Berendo Street, 2 blocks west of Vermont Ave.)
Roberto Lovato: Companero Don White, Presente! (tags)
I just got word that Don White, a much-beloved, longtime companero in the movement for peace and justice in El Salvador, passed away. People of many walks of life, many movements - women's, GLBT, Middle East peace, labor, immigrant rights, education, Venezuela solidarity and others- around the planet mourn his passing as they celebrate his life. Though he fought many battles in many wars, none moved Don like that of his beloved El Salvador.
On the 110th Independence Day of the Philippines, June 12, 2008 (tags)
As Filipinos and Filipino Americans, the Alliance Philippines (AJLPP) with pride and passion, we commemorate the 110th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898 and the victory of the Philippine revolution of 1896 against 333 years of Spanish colonialism and oppression. On this momentous occasion let us pay tribute to all our heroes who fought for our freedom. On this auspicious day, we remember that the Philippine flag was first displayed, the national hymn was played and the independence from Spain was proclaimed in the balcony of the home of general Emilio Aguinaldo in Kawit, Cavite. At that time almost all of Luzon was liberated and under the control, of the revolutionary forces except for Manila and some Spanish outpost in the Visayas and in Mindanao was still holding out. The formation of the first bourgeois democratic republic in Asia on January 23, 1899 followed. But just to be destroyed by a new colonial power- the Imperialist United States of America. By waging an imperialist war of aggression against the young republic and its people from 1899 to 1913 in a “war of pacification” against the Filipinos, the United States occupied the Philippines for 48 years. The Filipinos lost almost 2 million people during the Filipino=-American War.
Sierra Leone Movement Under Attack! (tags)
Slanderous news media has appeared in a government linked newspaper and a campaign of rumors has been initiated, obviously designed to undermine and isolate the Africanist Movement and its director, Chernoh Alpha M. Bah. Sierra Leoneís neocolonial government is apparently moving to criminalize the Africanist Movement in order to justify jailing and/or otherwise destroying these courageous leaders of our struggle for African self-determination.
BAYAN Philippines & BAYAN USA on Labor Leader Ka Bel (tags)
The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan pays its highest tribute to our former chairman, Crispin "Ka Bel" Beltran after his untimely passing on May 20, 2008. We give our most heartfelt condolences to the family, comrades, friends and the millions of supporters who are grieving the loss of an outstanding fighter for national and social liberation and a beloved leader of the Filipino working class and people.
JFAV : A Tribute to Ka. Crispin Beltran, The Hero of the Filipino Working Class (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American veterans (JFAV), the alliance of veterans groups, student / youth, community organizations and veteran rights advocates in the United States and as a founding member of the International League of Peoples Struggle (ILPS) pays tribute and homage to Crispin Beltran, 75 , who passed away last May 20, 2008 in the Philippines Ka. Bel, as we fondly call him, was a representative of BAYAN MUNA and later the ANAK-PAWIS Party list group, BAYAN Chair, Past Chair and Chair emeritus of Kilusang Mayo Uno (May First Movement) labor center and was the first chairperson of the International League of Peoples Struggle (ILPS) from 2001-2004. As a chair person of the ILPS Ka Bel supported the Filipino World War II and gave due course to the resolution of the ILPS in 2001 and again in 2004 ILPS Assemblies recognizing the contribution of the veterans to the struggle against fascism in World War II and the justices of their current struggle for recognition, justice and equity.
The fight for Filipino veterans' equity: A struggle against racism (tags)
After 63 years, the U.S. Senate finally passed the Veterans Expanded Benefits Bill on April 24 with a vote of 96 to 1. But can this act of Congress giveA back justice and equity for Filipino veterans who were denied their rights for 63 long years? The Philippines was a colony of the United States when World War II broke out in 1941. In a hurry to defend its colonial possessions in the Pacific, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt formed the United States Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) and integrated the 70,000-strong Commonwealth Army of the Philippines into the 30,000-troop U.S. army in the Philippines on July 26, 1941.
Ramzy Baroud's "The Second Palestinian Intifada" (tags)
The agony continues.
May Day Strike Against the War Shuts Down All U.S. West Coast Ports (tags)
On May 1, every port on the West Coast of the United States was shut down to demand an end to the U.S. war and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan. The historic May Day walkout by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is the first time ever that an American union has struck against a U.S. war. The union ranks defied the rulings of an arbitrator, who twice ordered them to go to work. They overcame the capitulations of the ILWU leadership, which didn't want the work stoppage in the first place, tried to water it down and cowered before the threats of legal action while waving the flag. The employers' Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) declared the May 1 port shutdown an "illegal strike." But after all the huffing and puffing from the bosses' mouthpieces, the dock workers pointed the way to defeating the imperialist war by mobilizing working-class power. In the end, it was more than a work stoppage. The dock workers' May Day strike against the war was a first step, a show of what it will take to bring down the warmongers in Washington. Their "symbolic" action was felt all the way to Iraq, where dock workers in two ports stopped work in solidarity with the ILWU. But it was only a beginning. What is needed is not only industrial action but a political offensive against the Democrats and Republicans, the partner parties of American imperialism, to build a class-struggle workers party.
Shameful Defeat for SOS/Minutemen in Ventura County! (tags)
The Minutemen had a hard time selling their brand of anti-human agitation in Ventura County. The Frente Contra las Redadas del Condado de Ventura successfully delivered a "stealth upper-cut" by organizing a community response to this incursion by racists from Orange, San Berdu, etc.
On A Roll To The Oval Office (tags)
"The presidential race isn’t just Republicans vs Democrats. lndependent candidate Frank Moore wants to become the first disabled president since Roosevelt." This is a re-post from the UK magazine, "Disability Now".
March 8, IWD: This Moment and The Oppression of Women (tags)
The oppression of women is rooted in horrific silences and self-righteous conservatisms. The oppressions festers behind the walls and traditions of family “privacy.” It is wreathed in shame and custom. It is denied as it is so vigorously enforced by state and church and male fists. It is harvested in the great global productive loops of sweatshops and field labor — from endless days of labor at sewing machines and assembly lines, in the nights of domestic slavery and in lifetimes sacrificed to enforced childbearing.
Interview with FARC Commander Raul Reyes (tags)
Following the March 1st attack by a Colombian military operation that resulted in the death of 20 FARC forces including rebel leader Raul Reyes. Interview with slain FARC leader from July 2007.
The Redskins - Music for class struggle (tags)
The Redskins was an old band from Britain, that made music for working class, for class struggle
Venezuela 2008: A libertarian proposal for the current situation (tags)
* The Collective Editorship of El Libertario, www.nodo50.org/ellibertario, expounds its vision of which path to follow in the current situation in Venezuela, summed up in the slogan, “Against the (B)oligarchy, demagoguery and corruption: Autonomous struggle of the underdogs!
Venezuela: ... Autonomous struggle from the ground up! (tags)
* Issue #52 of El Libertario is out www.nodo50.org/ellibertario. In its editorial we reaffirm the commitment of this voice of Venezuelan anarchism to maintain a critical viewpoint on the country's realities, as well as our stand in solidarity with the struggle for liberty and equality.
Puerto Rico: All Out to Defend the Teachers’ Struggle! (tags)
We are on the threshold of a major class battle in Puerto Rico. Every day new preparations are announced for the coming strike of the Puerto Rican Teachers Federation (FMPR). With 42,000 members, a majority of them women, the FMPR represents almost all of Puerto Rico’s teachers and is by far the largest union on the island. The Shock Force of the Puerto Rican Police and National Guard are being readied to go after the strikers. The struggle of the Puerto Rican teachers affects everybody. The working class as a whole, students and parents, teachers and defenders of workers’ rights around the world must come out in defense of the FMPR! If there are mass arrests, the response must be massive blockades and spreading the struggle to the point of shutting the island down. In order to win this strike, it is necessary to prepare for a struggle not only of the teachers but within the whole workers movement against the pro-capitalist labor bureaucracy that sabotages the workers’ struggle. Above all, it is necessary to fight against illusions in and ties with bourgeois parties and politicians. It’s high time to begin building a revolutionary internationalist workers party.
FQSN-USA Statement on the 38th Anniversary of The First Quarter Storm (FQS) “Battle of Men (tags)
We the activist from the First Quarter Storm Network-USA remembers that thirty-eight years ago, on January 30-31, 1970 fought the Philippine police and army forces who attacked the progressive forces in what is now known in history as the Battle of Mendiola. Two years after, on September 21, 1972, President Ferdinand Marcos declared martial in the Philippines and plunged the country into 14 years of dictatorship and blatant fascism. Today, Philippine president Gloria Macapagal –Arroyo is trying to institute another kind of martial law, an undeclared martial law in the guise of fighting the “US war Against Terror”. FQS activist like Randall Echanis, Elizabeth Principe, Philip Limjoco, Leo Velasco and others were arrested without charges and held in jail. Militant activist who are serving the people are being thrown in jail and incarcerated.
Railroad workers unite ! (tags)
Organized labor in the U.S. is fast approaching a crossroads. The enormous successes of the past are under attack, putting the unions in a defensive position. Battling not only the companies but their own bureaucracy, the rank and file of various powerful unions find themselves facing extraordinary sell-out contracts approved by their “leadership,” but benefiting only the company. The struggle to defeat these sell-out contracts may well be the opening clashes of a revival of the U.S. labor movement, which has lain dormant for decades, but which by its very nature may lead to larger conflict. It is in this context that Amtrak workers have dealt a temporary blow to the trend of concession and showcased their growing political consciousness when, after bargaining for 8 years, a coalition of 10 Amtrak unions either rejected revolting tentative agreements that their union “leaders” had brokered with Amtrak, or refused to continue the seemingly now-pointless process of bargaining. This has put Amtrak workers on a collision course with management, i.e., the federal government. The creation of an “illegal” coalition of Amtrak unions to bargain – “illegal” because it violates the Railway Labor Act – was the first progressive step in increasing the power of the workers. Now nine unions are poised to strike Amtrak, and if it weren’t for a “Presidential Emergency Board” (PEB) that intervened, they’d be picketing already. The PEB – consisting of all Bush appointees – must now decide if every avenue of arbitration has been tried, when everyone already knows that it already has. The PEB was officially established on Dec. 1st, and in 60 days, if no agreement is reached, the parties will be free to act themselves. For the workers this will mean striking. For the bosses, this will mean imposing their terms of employment and destroying the gains of the past.
CDIR Marks Martin Luther King Day, January 21, 2008 (tags)
The Coalition In Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR)-USA pays tribute to the great African American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today January 21,2008. “While we commemorate Dr. King and his greatness and the American people’s struggle, for justice and equality, the CDIR is however militantly preparing for the surge of anti-immigrant scape-goating in the face of the current economic recession in the United States”, the CDIR-USA coordinator Arturo P. Garcia said.
Uhuru Fights for Education Rights in Florida (tags)
InPDUM demonstration opposes plan to keep African children out of schools in own community!
Palestine: PFLP Launches English Website (tags)
We are launching this English website today, on our historic anniversary, for a number of reasons. We stand today amidst an ongoing assault on our people, marked by occupation, exile, imprisonment, siege, assassination, destruction and invasion, an assault that has continued for sixty years.
Venezuela: The referendum defeat - What does it mean? (tags)
At about 1am, after a long delay, the Venezuelan National Electoral Commission announced the results of the referendum on constitutional reform. The proposals for constitutional change were defeated by the narrowest of margins, with 4,504,354 votes against, (50.70%) and 4,379,392, (49.29%) for the YES. Soon afterwards, president Chávez was on the television accepting the results. He said that the proposed reforms had not been approved "for now", but that he would continue to struggle to build socialism. The result, as could be expected, was greeted with jubilation by the right wing opposition and all the reactionary forces. For the first time in almost a decade they have secured a victory. There were scenes of jubilation in the well-off middle class areas of Caracas. "At last we have shown that Chavez can be defeated! At last the slide towards communism has been stopped! At last we have given the rabble a lesson!" The joy of the reactionaries is both premature and exaggerated. A glance at the results shows that the voting strength of the opposition has barely increased. If you compare these results (after 88% of the votes had been counted) with the 2006 presidential elections, the opposition has only increased about 100,000 votes, but Chávez lost 2.8 million. These votes did not go to the opposition but rather to abstention. This means that support for the counter-revolution has not significantly increased from its highest point one year ago. How the bourgeoisie "informs" public opinion
Filipino Workers Vow to Continue the Struggle (tags)
PHILIPPINES: Statements by the Workers Party (PM) & Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL)
France: The workers must take the struggle into their own hands! (tags)
Seldom has trade-union unity been so great in the country: almost all the trade unions, including the most collaborationist, call for an indefinite strike at the SNCF, because of the determination and combativeness of the workers! But what objective does this united leadership set for the struggle to come? In 1995 the objective was clear: total withdrawal of the Prime Minister Juppé plan against the pensions. Today what is the objective of this trade-union unity? Total withdrawal of the new attack against the pensions?
Venezuela: Interview with an indigenous activist (tags)
* As part of the 2.300 delegates in the second Zapatista and indigenous community’s international reunion, which took place last July in Mexico, members of the wayuu community delivered a truly important message: Venezuelan indigenous community’s situation is very different than the declared by the government people in Caracas. El Libertario talked about the experience with Jorge Montiel, member of the Maikiralasa’lii.
Press release: Free Palestine Alliance (tags)
The Free Palestine Alliance (FPA) had launched an initiative approximately 2 years ago in response to the escalating need for an alternative to the downward and destructive spiral that is plaguing the Palestinian Arab people. Our intent was and remains to be empowering our community and leveraging its resources in favor of the fundamental principles of the Palestinian national liberation movement, paramount of which are the right to return and the indivisible unity of Palestine as a people and land inextricable from the larger Arab Nation (Al-Watan Al-Arabi).
Reforms and the System Question (tags)
According to Marxist perspectives, capitalism develops with crises and ruptures. Possibilities of revolutionary social upheavals open up in these crises. The old wisdom of the Fordist age that cars cannot buy cars has lost all value to the elites.
NOV. 10 SOCIALISM CONFERENCE IN LA (tags)
This Saturday, join us for a Regional Socialism Conference in Los Angeles. There will be workshops, speakers and discussion on building a movement for revolutionary change in the United States.
Why is the antiwar movement so weak? (tags)
SINCE THE start of the Iraq war, antiwar sentiment has grown dramatically in the U.S. In 2003, 23 percent of the U.S. population thought the U.S. invasion was a mistake. Today, that figure stands at 58 percent.
Free the Jena Six, Stop the War on African People (tags)
This last week, thousands of people converged on the small town of Jena, Louisiana to show support for the six African teenagers who face felony charges following a series of attacks by a hostile white school and criminal justice system.
ICE Bodysntachers Resisted in Santa Barbara (tags)
"Santa Barbarians" resist ICE attacks on residences and workplaces here
Venezuela: Workers control under attack-Struggle at Sanitarios Maracay (tags)
Frank Moore's Presidential Campaign Speech Last Night (tags)
Last night, 2008 Presidential candidate Frank Moore delivered a campaign speech to an enthusiastic crowd of seniors, staffers and youth at the Claremont House retirement community in Oakland, CA. The text of his speech follows. Moore’s campaign has gained increasing popularity and media attention over the summer. He is considered one of the most interesting alternative candidates for President, and was just interviewed by London's The Independent for this very reason.
tactical offensives from within strategic defensive (tags)
reverse the political inertia
Mexico: Students arrested- urgent solidarity needed (tags)
solidarity with the Mexican revolution
Venezuela: The struggle for nationalisation continutes (tags)
Venezuela: Interview with El Libertario (tags)
* Interview with indonesian anarchist journal EMPTY HEAVEN - May 2007 (http://otonomis.org/ -- EMPTY HEAVEN collective website; http://pustaka.otonomis.org/ -- indonesian anarchist/autonomist archive). More info in english & spanish about El Libertario: www.nodo50.org/ellibertario
Postscript: the insurrectional perspective (tags)
More than a year has passed since we finished the second issue of our journal Dissident, which introduced insurrectional anarchism in Sweden. We chose to introduce the insurrectional perspective because we think it brings us valuable insights and experiences. These include the critique of organisational fetischism and activism, the shift of perspective from the mass to the active minority, and the importance of projectuality. Some critics, mostly syndicalists, unfortunately interpreted the insurrectional perspective in absolute terms. This text aims to answer those concerns and move the discussion forward.
Call for support by Anarchists Against the Wall (tags)
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Struggle in Oaxaca at the begining of the Guelaguetza (tags)
Struggle in Oaxaca at the begining of the Guelaguetza . Monday July 16th 2007
Solving the Fatah-Hamas Impasse (tags)
I was reading a news article on former Palestinian Information minister Dr Mustafa Barghouthi on An Najah University's (Nablus, Palestine) website when I stumbled upon this article on a Palestinian solution to the impasse between Fatah & Hamas below. It calls for reform of the PLO, dissolvement of the emergency gov, Hamas gov, & to end the current factionalism running rampant in territories by allowing all factions to join a new reformed government composed of other political parties: PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY
ON THE RELEASE OF KA BEL AND THE JUNKING OF THE CASE AGAINST POLITICAL ACTIVISTS (tags)
On behalf of the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP), we extend our felicitations and congratulations on the release of ANAKPAWIS representative. Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran after more than one year and four months of detention and the junking of the cases against progressive party list representatives and other people’s activist leaders by the Supreme Court. We in the AJLPP and our allied organizations like the International ANSWER, the international anti-war and the anti-racist coalition in the United States, are greatly and deeply inspired by Ka Bel’s determination and the movement’s persistent and just struggle for justice, social and national liberation. To Ka. Bel annd to all our comrades in struggle, MABUHAY KAYO!
Philippine farmers demand reform and extension of agrarian reform program. (tags)
Philippine farmers demand reform and extension of agrarian reform program. Asian farmers join rally in solidarity with their struggle
Chrysler, Globalization, and Labor's response (tags)
The UAW will confront Detroit auto makers at the bargaining table in July for a new national contract. In what will prove to be one of the UAW’s biggest challenges since the union’s birth, this contract will bear the imprint of the wholesale restructuring of the American auto industry. When Cerberus Capital Management paid $7.4 billion to take control of Chrysler on May 13, 2007, the challenge to the Union was official: “Are you ready to negotiate with a private equity firm which specializes in gutting troubled companies?” The UAW’s position on Chrysler will undoubtedly influence negotiations with General Motors and Ford. Cerberus wants to cut costs to make money off its investment. Contract talks open up a golden opportunity for the bosses to cut costs at the expense of the workers on the assembly lines. Cutting benefits which previous generations sacrificed, fought for and in some instances, died for, is what is at risk for auto workers in 2007.
Only Pressure on the Streets Can Advance the Struggle of Immigrant Workers (tags)
Negotiations in the U.S. Senate on immigration “reform” legislation have stalled. Is this a victory or a defeat for the working class? Despite the hypocritical tears of some national immigrant rights leaders who lament that “we lost a big opportunity”, in reality, this stagnation of the process reflects an equilibrium in the balance of forces between those who benefit from the most miserable exploitation of 12 million workers, and the interests and organizational strength of those workers and their allies. A detailed analysis of the proposal clearly reveals that this is an anti-immigrant “reform” which would increase the persecution of undocumented immigrants. This law would not improve the conditions of life of millions of families; on the contrary, it would make things worse.
The South Central Farm: The Struggle Continues (tags)
June 13, 2007: Today is the one-year anniversary of the eviction at the South Central Farm. A reunion was held just outside the now-barren farm space. Throughout the evening, the continued determination to restore the farm was emphasized repeatedly.
Who are the Murderers of Children? (tags)
On the 5th anniversary of the Korean patriotic child martryds at the hands of the US imperialists.
The Misuse of gandhi: the case of CANVAS (tags)
here is an organisation called CANVAS that misuses Gandhis non-violent philosophy, in order to bring down states that dont obey the Washington consensus...i bet few have heard of them.
TOOLKIT FOR DISMANTLING THE ARROYO KILLING MACHINE IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)
On this May 14 election week, the brutal Arroyo regime in the Philippines backed by the Bush administration is facing the people's judgment for "crimes against humanity." This essay reflects on themes and issues surrounding the crisis of the neocolonial polity in the context of Bush's war of terror and barbaric, predatory globalized capital's assault on the peoples of the world.
MIWON cover for LAPD mayday attack unresolved (tags)
MIWON maintains its refusal to publicly renounce its cover for LAPD mayday attack, enabling police commanders to escape accountability.
The Mexican Revolution Surges Forward (tags)
Millions of workers and students on strike: report of the first 12 hours of the May 2 strike Just six months after Calderon assumed the presidency and the anti-fraud movement and the APPO were defeated, the situation in Mexico is heating up again. The previous showdown over the elections and the revolutionary struggle in Oaxaca solved nothing. The bourgeois, foolishly, perhaps believed that the working class was finished, and that the struggle was over. They will not be able to maintain that opinion any longer. Carrying on from the magnificent struggles in March against the attacks of the weak Calderón government, a general strike was called earlier this week on May 2 - the first general strike in Mexico since 1916.
ILPS May First 2007 Message (tags)
The International League of Peoples’ Struggle extends its most militant greetings to the workers and other toiling people of the world on the occasion of International Workers’ Day. We commemorate the first May Day in 1887 when hundreds of thousands of workers struck in every major American city calling for an 8-hour workday. In Chicago, the police brutally attacked the strikers and demonstrators. A rally in Haymarket Square to protest the police brutality was also attacked. A number of labor leaders were framed on trumped up charges and hanged while others were thrown in prison. One hundred twenty years later, the workers still suffer from the barbarities of capitalism. They have to struggle to achieve their own emancipation and the emancipation of mankind.
The thinker (tags)
works it out
AIPAC policy working (tags)
The Surge is not
A Review of John Ross' Zapatistas (tags)
Review of Zapatistas' struggle for autonomy and freedom.
The Tasks of the Immigrant Workers’ Movement: For a working class program! (tags)
As we approach the first anniversary of the immigrant worker mega-marches, the struggle for our rights continues. We defeated the Sensenbrenner bill, and yet the attacks on the families of undocumented workers have intensified. Dozens of raids, the limitation of habeas corpus, the militarization of the border, “no-match” letters, and other attacks on our class must be met with a decisive response! We need a clear program of struggle that can lead us to victory – to full amnesty and equal rights for all immigrant workers and their families.
JFAV-Samahang Pilipino Conference March 10-11: A RESOUNDING SUCCESS (tags)
“All Out for Equity and Justice” With this battle cry, over 150 community advocates, students, youth and the remaining Filipino World War II veterans all over Southern California and Los Angeles gathered for a successful Unity Conference on March 10-11, 2007 in UCLA in Los Angeles, CA 90095. The Unity Conference began at 9:00 a.m. of each day at the Moore Hall at the UCLA campus. On Saturday, March 10, 7:00 p.m, over 200 people came to an exhilarating three-hour Cultural Solidarity Night at 100 Moore Hall UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095. The cultural night featured the showing of the 35-minute documentary, “Broken Promises,” performances by spoken word artists, cultural groups and other surprise numbers and paid glowing tribute to our veteran heroes. Conference organizers awarded a plaque of appreciation to longtime veteran rights’ supporter, Allan Pineda Lindo, a.k.a. Apl de Ap of world famous Grammy-awarded hip hop group, “Black Eyed Peas.”
Decleration of greek students ath the occupied Administration Univ. of Athens bldg. (tags)
This is a text by the assembly of students at the occupied Administraion bldg. of Univ. of Athens, following the violent crackdown today;15 or more arrests, 40 or more people badly hit at hospitals. Please translate & circulate.
Guinea: the Unions Bosses liquidate the General Strike (tags)
At the end of discussions with the authorities, religious leaders and a delegation of the CDEAO (economic community of the States of the area) directed by the former President-general of Nigeria, the gangster Babangida, the trade-union leaders decreed the "suspension" of the general strike which had lasted for 2 weeks, as of Sunday midnight. For his part, President Lansana Conté promised to name a new Prime Minister from a list of 5 names indicated by the trade unions and the opposition parties. The trade-union leaders speak about a great victory (while evoking a possible resumption of the strike), but it looks more like a capitulation!
GUINEA_The Trade-Unions Bosses Liquidates the General Strike ! (tags)
At the end of discussions during Sunday with the authorities, religious leaders and a delegation of the CEDEAO (Economic Community of the States of the area) directed by the former President-general of Nigeria, the gangster Babangida, the trade-union leaders decreed the "suspension" of the general strike which had lasted for 2 weeks, as of Sunday midnight.
Anticapitalist video: Memory, Dignity And Struggle (tags)
The Spanish “Transition to democracy” was simply a way to fortify the capitalist economic model. With such Transition, the Spanish dominant class eliminated all sort of social resistance and opened the way for business; they made a Francoism without Franco and presented the Transition as a triumph of the people. It was a history written by the owners of money and their fascist sentries. But Memory, Dignity and Struggle continue
Pesante-EFJP Los Angeles Remembers Mendiola Massacre (tags)
Filipinos and their solidarity allies militantly remembered the 20th year of the Mendiola Massacre of January 22, 1987, solemnly paid tribute to the 820 victims of political killings in the Philippines and reaffirmed their solidarity to the people’s struggle in the Philippines last night, January 22, 2007 at Remy’s on Temple Art Gallery in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles.
Pesante-EFJP Los Angeles Remembers Mendiola Massacre 20th Year and Political Killing Vict (tags)
Filipinos and their solidarity allies militantly remembered the 20th year of the Mendiola Massacre of January 22, 1987, solemnly paid tribute to the 820 victims of political killings in the Philippines and reaffirmed their solidarity to the people’s struggle in the Philippines last night, January 22, 2001 at Remy’s on Temple Art Gallery in Historic Filipino town, Los Angeles. Scores of Filipino Americans and their solidarity allies held a 20-minute ecumenical service led by Rev. Frs. Joe Tronco, Dennis and Rene De Guzman. A 12-minute short film “ The Golf War” explaining the situation of the Philippine peasantry was also shown.
Report from Oaxaca #2 (tags)
Today, people didn’t want to talk about fear, but instead about the anger the repression has filled them with. They denounced the government and proudly upheld their struggle. The last six months has changed people. They have stood up—or as many describe it, finally the people have said “enough,”—and and the changes that thousands are going through are not so easily crushed.
Against the repression in Oaxaca, Anti-capitalist class struggle! (tags)
For several months the town of Oaxaca, capital of the Mexican State of the same name, has been the center (of a movement) of important struggles which have undergone (or suffered) repeated attacks by the forces of repression (police, army and paramilitary) with many victims: at the end of November the toll was 22 dead and 34 disappeared.
Report from Oaxaca - Dec. 19 - The Transformation of Magdalena (tags)
Just as arbitrarily as she’d been grabbed off the street on the 25th, she was told that she was going home. She can’t stop thinking about the women she left behind. Before, Magdalena hadn’t given much thought to the people’s struggle. Her experience has affected her profoundly. She says after what the government has done to her she wants to participate in the struggle however she can.
Report from Oaxaca - Dec. 23 - Night of the Radishes - Message to the People of the World (tags)
In these past days many different people have told us that the struggle continues despite all the repression.... the events of the past 6 months have changed people profoundly...People are thinking of Oaxaca, but not only Oaxaca.
Report from Oaxaca - Dec. 22 - "Fear and Then a Wave of Joy" (tags)
Over and over and over again the same story repeats itself: "We were kidnapped, beaten, hands tied and thrown face-down in a truck with a kick to the head for trying to look up. We were taken to a helicopter and they said 'let's see if you can fly' . . .we thought we were going to die." Then today came a wave of joy -- thousands of people marching through the city of Oaxaca (along with other towns in Oaxaca, throughout Mexico, in the U.S. and Canada, in Europe, and in Latin America), their chants and songs filling the air for miles.
Special Update from Revolution journalists in Oaxaca! Pass the word on... (tags)
The first account from two revolutionary journalists in Oaxaca covering the upheaval and struggle and dreams of the masses there. A call to support their efforts and invite them to speak on their experiences upon their return.
ON THE 143rd BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF ANDRES BONIFACIO AND THE 42nd ANNIVERSARY OF THE KM (tags)
Those of us who are from the Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) are especially proud to celebrate the 143rd birth anniversary of the great Supremo (Supreme Leader) Andres Bonifacio, the founder of the Katipunan, which ended over 300 years of Spanish colonial rule over the Philippines. On November 30, 1964, on his very 101st birthday, the organization of the Kabataang Makabayan (KM – Patriotic Youth), meanwhile, was founded. Subsequently, various other youth-student organizations and those in the community, such as the Samahang Demokratiko ng Kabataan (SDK), Katipunan ng Kabataang Demokratiko (KKD), Samahang Molabe (SM), Kamanyang and others, were also founded in different parts of the Philippines.
Proposals for APPO Congress (tags)
These proposals presented to the APPO Constitutional Congress held from Friday to Sunday, November 10-12, are based on traditional indigenous horizontal structures.
This is What Recuperation Looks Like: the Rebellion in Oaxaca and the APPO (tags)
A look at the events in Oaxaca and a critical look at the APPO and its program of struggle.
JFAV STANDS FOR FAMILY REUNIFICATION AND SUPPORTS FULL IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS NOW! (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), an alliance of 26 veterans, youth, student and community organizations in Southern California, wholeheartedly supports and salutes the all veterans and their families on the solemn occasion of Veterans Day, November 11, 2006
NIFC "Shell To Sea" Video (tags)
The National Irish Freedom Committee (NIFC) has been helping publicise the struggle of the people of Rossport for quite some time now and we are the only Irish organisation here in America that has been vocal in our support of the community in Mayo, and have actively used all our resources to try help keep our membership, other concerned people, and the general public informed about what is going on there.
Racism in the North (tags)
History of a Struggle for Survival (tags)
This is not a book for those who want surface, sanitized, accounts of the Palestinian Diaspora. Ramzy Baroud is committed to truth telling, and his new book will undoubtedly disturb, shock, and outrage his readers. One can only hope that those who claim to love and support the state of Israel will not only read, but study, this important book. Not to make anyone feel ashamed, but so that even Israel's most ardent supporters will understand that no nation can brutalize, indeed terrorize, an innocent people forever.
APPO Comunicado, October 13, 2006 (tags)
The federal government is preparing a massacre against the People of Oaxaca. Thousands of military units are already in the state, hundreds of bulldozers have arrived, helicopters, tactical reconnaissance planes, warships, planes, and even a bomber! This is the response from a fascist government to a rebellious and dignified people. They think that in this way they will bring the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca (APPO, by its spanish initials) to its knees, that with this they will scare the people of Oaxaca, they believe they can impose themselves once again, at whatever cost, on a people who have already awakened. They want to put an end to the struggle and resistance of the Oaxacan people in order to implement the economic plans they promised to their imperialist bosses.
Vigil at Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles (tags)
There will be a vigil at the mexican consulate in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 11th. We call on all teachers, all Mexicanos and Latinoamericanos to take on this struggle. Education is a right for all and not only for the rich. This is a struggle for the right to live, for self-determination of the Mexican, indigenous people. *Join APPO-LA*
Gaza Clashes: The Struggle for Palestine's Soul (tags)
Do Israel and the United States not understand this? Or maybe, like serial felons who cannot de diverted from the path of crime, they are simply incapable of changing their ways.
The Roadmap to Nowhere: An Interview with Tanya Reinhart (tags)
During his four years in office, Sharon stalled any chance of negotiations with the Palestinians. In 2003 - the road map period -the Palestinians accepted the plan and declared a cease fire, but while the Western world was celebrating the new era of peace, the Israeli army, under Sharon, intensified its policy of assassinations, maintained the daily harassment of the occupied Palestinians, and eventually declared an all-out-war on Hamas, killing all its first rank of military and political leaders. Later, as the Western world was holding its breath again, in a year and a half of waiting for the planned Gaza pullout, Sharon did everything possible to fail the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, who was elected in January 2005. Sharon declared that Abbas is not a suitable partner (because he does not fight terror) and turned down all his offers of renewed negotiations.
Zapatistas in Atenco: Chapias Caracoles Reopen (tags)
Zapatista leaders meet in San Salvador de Atenco and discuss future plans.
The Power of the Oaxaca Commune (tags)
FIGHT RESURGENT FASCISM, FIGHT ARROYO'S UNDECLARED MARTIAL LAW (tags)
We activist of the First Quarter Storm Network (FQSN)- USA commemorate the thirty-fourth year declaration of martial law in the Philippines that plunged the country into 14 years of dictatorship. Today, on the 34th year commemoration of martial law, we have to struggle against another tyrant who wanted to impose the same dictatorship under another label. We have to fight on! We still have to fight a war to win –the war against forgetting and revisionism. We have to wage a protracted war to remember, relive and reaffirm with our collective memories, our struggle for national democracy and the social liberation of our people.
From War Against Terror to Anti-Fascist War (tags)
The government only wanted to divert from its failure in the anti-terror battle and cover up the war in a new way.. Fascists nowhere came to power without open support of at least some capital forces.
LABOR DAY SCORECARD-2006 (tags)
TOUGH TIMES FOR THE AMERICAN LABOR MOVEMENT -AND THAT AINT NO LIE
Warning to the Teachers of Oaxaca, Beware the US Trojan Horse (tags)
Oaxaca teachers are taking the lead in the struggle against injustice, but a Trojan Horse is headed their way.
Chicago Mother's Struggle AGainst Deportation reaches Los Angeles! (tags)
JOIN ELVIRA ARELLANO’S STRUGGLE YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO A RECEPTION FOR 7-year Old SAUL ARELLANO
Support the Resistance in Palestine: A Call to Action (tags)
The time is passed—if it ever existed—in which activists can pretend to be in solidarity with Palestinians while refusing to take sides with Palestinian resistance to Zionist colonization of Arab land.
Occupation, not democracy! (tags)
This leaflet was distributed during the second week of the occupations and in the 10000 people demonstration in Thessaloniki. Its content was determined by what we saw then as the major weaknesses of the movement, i.e. the adherence to democratic procedures and generally to a democratist ideology along with the absence of any critique of schoolwork and of the media’s mediating role.
On the August 12 International Mobiizations Against US-Israel Agression in Lebanon and Pa (tags)
We, the International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS), strongly condemn the ongoing barbaric attacks of the Israeli military on the people of Lebanon and Palestine. Under the pretext of rescuing Israeli soldiers captured by Hamas and Hezbollah, the Zionist Israeli government has unleashed wave upon wave of air, naval and ground attacks on the civilian populations of Lebanon and Palestine. These unbridled acts of international terrorism are emboldened and supported by US imperialism.
On the 65h Year of the Formation of the USAFFE (tags)
On the 65th Anniversary of the impression of Filipino Army to the United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) today, on July 26, 1941 different groups held different kinds of commemoration all over California.FAV, People’s CORE are calling all Filipino American community activists, youth leaders and all concerned individuals and organizations all over the United States to be vigilant and struggle to have the Senate Bill or any compromise bill pass with the amendment for Filipino American veterans and their families.
Dismantle the US-Arroyo Fascist Puppet Regime, Resume Peace Negotiations Now! (tags)
For the sixth time, the fake president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will deliver her State of the Nation Address (SONA) as the traditional year-end report to elucidate new policies like all Philippine presidents do. But her sixth SONA will no different from her previous ones: all the high-tech glitz and fanfare in the world will not be able to hide its emptiness and utter lack of credibility
Global Social Rights Worldwide! (tags)
Deregulation of finance markets leads to a concentration of power in the hands of a few banks and investment funds..Social rights gained by struggle are already sacrificed on the altar of the market.
Michael Zinzun Presente! (tags)
WE MUST GIVE OUR BROTHER COMRADE A HOMEGOING THAT WILL BE RMEMBERED UNTIL THE END OF TIME!
(English) Atenco Sends Solidarity to South Central Farm w/ fotos (tags)
"From the love arising from the fiery edge of the machete" (see also fotos of Atenco receiving Seeds from SC Farmers, T-shirts after presentation about FArm in San Salvador ATenco)
Criticism as a Weapon (tags)
E. San Juan's recent book, ONLY BY STRUGGLE (Quezon City: Giraffe Books), represents one of the most important progressive voices in the movement for national democracy and liberation in the Philippines. This review highlights some noteworthy themes of the work.
Mexico: Mobilise the masses and call a general strike to stop the electoral fraud (tags)
Despite the fact that the majority of the exit polls gave the victory to Lopez Obrador the IFE (Federal Electoral Institute) and Fox are refusing to recognise the results of the elections and are manoeuvring by delaying their official publication, declaring on the Programa de Resultados Electorales Preliminares (PREP) that they could not define a clear outcome given the supposed narrowness of the results. Parametria gave Obrador a 3.5% lead over Calderon; Telesur gave 42 points to Lopez Obrador and 38 to Calderon; Covarrubias put the PRD, Party of the Democratic Revolution, at 37% and the PAN, National Action Party, at 34%. According to the website “Casa del Plan de los 3 Puntos”, Harvard University gave the victory to Obrador by 7 points. A closed poll by the newspaper Milenio gave Obrador 37% and Calderon 36%.
Joaquin Cienfuegos: Report from the Struggles in Mexico 06/16/06-06/29/06 (tags)
The following is a correspondence from joaquin Cienfuegos, traveling throughout Mexico reporting on the struggles on the streets, the anarchist movement, the Other Campaign, the Zapatista’s, and the over all radical climate that is building. More updates to come. All messages are free for broad distribution and will be sent across the net. Please forward, and let this be an inspiration to a growing movement in North America towards internationalism.
Raza Prisoners & Colonialism (tags)
Saturday June 24th, The Chicano Mexicano Prison Project will have it's 9th annual conference in Los Angeles at 425 W. Hope Street: Justice & Freedom for all! Justicia y Libertad para todos!
THE LESSONS OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR (tags)
A REVIEW OF THE WRITINGS OF LEON TROTSKY ON THE SPANISH REVOLUTION, 1931-39
WEN HO LEE’S LEGAL VICTORY- A VICTORY FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS! (tags)
The Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) rejoice with the prominent Asian –American scientist Wen Ho Lee and his family over his legal victory last week from his being wrong fully accused as “ a foreign spy or agent for China” and being jailed for the racist accusations.We in the CIDR and its allied organizationss will continue our struggle against racism and its all its evil intents and manifestations in order to uphold America’s ideals of genuine freedom and democracy. The legal victory of Wen Ho Lee is an sinpiration for us all!
Pesante Support the South Central Farmers Struggle for Land and Life! (tags)
The Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante), a Filipino peasant, environmental and human rights advocacy network in the United States wholeheartedly support the struggle of 450 families in the South Central Farms that is now under the threat of land grabbing of the capitalist groups in Los Angeles.
MR. GORBACHEV, OOPS!, MR. BUSH TEAR DOWN THAT WALL-FULL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS FOR IMMIGRANTS (tags)
A FOOLPROOF PLAN TO END THE IMMIGRATION PROBLEM
Irish Free State: an entity without a backbone or a soul (tags)
The 26-County Irish Free State: an entity without a backbone or a soul of its own. No to the 26 county neo-colonial state. No to the 6 county colonial state. Support the 32 county Irish Republic. Work towards a new Ireland. Support the EIRE NUA proposals!
Anti-Racist Protestors Defeat the Minutmen in LA (tags)
More than 300 anti-racist protestors confront the racist Minutemen in downtown Los Angeles. Amnesty for all!
JFAV Greets Senate Vote Giving Veterans Special Immigrant Status as a Tactical Victory, (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) greet the news that the US Senate unanimously approved by a voice vote on Thursday (Friday in Manila) an amendment in the proposed immigration reform bill that would allow Philippine-based single or married children of Filipino World War II veterans to join them in the United States, as a tactical victory in its 60 years of struggle for recognition, justice and equity.
What we can learn from the immigrants rights march (tags)
Two days after May Day's mobilization of immigrants and their supporters, Ricardo Alarcon, President of Cuba's National Assembly, took a look at the marches and drew some conclusions. for the struggle for a better world everywhere.
The implications of the immigrant demonstrations for the class struggle in America (tags)
The demonstrations, strikes and boycotts by immigrant workers in cities across the United States are an indication of a sharpening of the class struggle, both in the US and internationally. Literally millions took to the streets May 1 in cities from Los Angeles to New York, Miami to Seattle and scores of towns in between. This mass protest movement, which has been building since March, is without precedent in both its size and its national scope.
MAY DAY, a day of class struggle! (tags)
Seattle Anti-Imperialist Committee Statement on May Day 2006
MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY TO THE IMMIGRANT WORKERS ON THE DAY OF THE GREAT AMERICAN BOYCOTT 20 (tags)
We, the International League of Peoples' Struggle, hereby express our solidarity with and support for the millions of immigrant workers on the day of the Great American Boycott 2006 when they and their supporters do not go to work, to school or to any shop but hold protest marches and rallies against institutions and symbols of anti-immigrant discrimination, exploitation and oppression in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Jose, San Francisco, Seattle and 100 cities all over the US.
May Day 2006! (tags)
Los Angeles Takes the Day Off!
Ágora TV: community internet TV is born (tags)
Grupo Alavío has just premiered several new films and launched the brand new Internet Community TV Station Ágora TV, www.agoratv.org.
Report on Anti-Minutemen Protest in Burbank (tags)
Report on Anti-Minutemen Protest in Burbank The People Drive Out the Racists! No Human Being is Illegal!
People’s CORE-CDIR: ALL-OUT For the May 1 Great American Boycott! Dare to Struggle, (tags)
The Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) – People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment (People’s CORE) calls on all immigrants and advocates to go all-out on Monday, May 1, 2006 International Workers Day for the Great American Boycott! Join the Boycott March/ Rally at Olympic at Broadway on May 1 at 12;00 PM to City Hall. “Full rights for Immigrants! Amnesty for all TNT’s and Undocumented Workers! Legalization Now!”
Statement from the Leadership of the Irish Republican Movement (tags)
Statement from the Leadership of the Irish Republican Movement
March-Rally of the Youth-Students in (tags)
Full Rights for All Immigrants! Continue the Struggle in Anthony’s Name! Approximately 7,000 youth-students from various nationalities came out into the streets once again to demonstrate their solidarity with the struggle of immigrants to defend their right to live and to work in America.
ALL-OUT FOR April 15 Mass Student Action—Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win! (tags)
The Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) – People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment (People’s CORE) calls on all students and youth, immigrants and advocates to go all-out today, April 15, to the streets!
Filipino Social Democrats assure extreme leftist BAYAN solons case agains them very strong (tags)
Jesuit priest Fr. Romeo J. Intengan, one of the founding leaders of the Partido Demokratiko-Sosyalista ng Pilipinas (PDSP) and author of the Ateneo study asserting that party-list lawmakers belonging to the extreme left channeled millions of pork barrel funds to communist rebels, slammed anew the party-list solons. “The details that BAYAN MUNA party-list Rep. Satur Ocampo and his colleagues (Rafael Mariano, and Teodoro Casiño of BAYAN MUNA; Liza Maza of GABRIELA; Joel Virador Crispin Beltran of ANAKPAWIS) want, regarding the diversion of their pork barrel funds to abet communist insurgency, are now part of the evidence in the rebellion charges being filed by government against them,” Intengan said.
IWW resolves to join May 1 General Strike (tags)
The Industrial Workers of the World have passed a resolution supporting the struggle for immigrant workers' rights and calling on their membership and all workers to join the General Strike on May 1st, 2006.
AMERICAN LABOR MUST LEAD THE FIGHT FOR FULL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS FOR IMMIGRANTS (tags)
WORKERS, STUDENTS SUPPORT FULL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS FOR IMMIGRANTS
Southern Girls Convention (tags)
The Southern Girls Convention is this June 23-25 in Houston, Texas. Make sure to register, propose a workshop, sign up for the craft fair, and find out more!
A socialist strategy for workers’ power: the only answer to France’s “First Job Contract” (tags)
The month-long struggle against the Gaullist government’s “First Job Contract” has brought to the fore the fundamental class and political issues facing workers and young people not only in France, but across Europe and internationally. The needs of youth and workers—decent-paying and secure jobs, education, health care, a future without war or repression—are in irreconcilable conflict with the interests of a financial elite who represent a failed political and economic system. This oligarchy of wealth and power is determined to make the working class pay for the crisis of the capitalist system.
Blacks and immigrants call for unity! (tags)
A sea of people as far as the eye could see: Blacks and immigrants call for unity!
WALKOUT - A Critical Review (tags)
Some people have recently called the HBO film, Walkout, as “providing much inspiration to the student walkouts” across America in recent days. Although the film is a historical feature that tells the story of the Chicano people’s struggle against racism and discrimination and is undoubtedly a breakthrough against white supremacy, it is also a telling lesson in the chauvinism of some Chicano activists towards Filipinos in America. This is a case of a majority minority that unconsciously or consciously discriminates against another albeit smaller national minority in advocating for its own self-determination in the United States.
The chosen and the chased (by Latuff) (tags)
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. funded Israeli occupation.
Bush's Immigration Trap (tags)
Labor: Organize the Unorganized!
Full Citizenship Rights for All Immigrants! (tags)
Down With Racist U.S. Imperialism! For Socialist Revolution on Both Sides of the Border!
Weekend of Resistance Against the Green Scare! (tags)
For the past few years the weekend of June 11 was typically a time when we reflected on Jeff Free Luers' 22.5 year sentence and held events to recognize the anniversary of his incarceration. This year Jeff writes below that he wishes this year to focus on the Green Scare co-defendants. Please plan an event now! It's only 3 months away. And keep reading...
Venezuela 2006: Anarchism against all odds (tags)
Our friends from abroad continuously ask us to explain our views about the current situation in Venezuela. This reply is based on two recent texts by the editing team of El Libertario, already published in their entirety in the internet (in Spanish), and from which we extract our main points.
CPP-NDF-Philippines Greet Comrade Kim Jong Il On His Birthday (tags)
The Communist Party of the Philippines extends its warmest greetings to Comrade Kim Jong Il, General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the National Defense Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and respected leader of the Korean people on his birthday on 16 February.
South Central Farmers to Present Documentary on Their Struggle (tags)
Members of the South Central Farmers will present a 10-min documentary on thier struggle for land rights and food security at the Santa Monica Green Party office: 2809 Pico in Santa Monica (on the #7 Big Blue Bus Line)
Execution cancelled! Victory for the Workingclass! (tags)
The spirit of Stanley Tookie Williams prevails: The death penalty for Michael Morales has been postponed indefinitely! Victory, Victory is our Cry! The Class Struggle is the Reason Why!
Strike the Blow!! John Brown-Revolutionary Abolitionist (tags)
Febraury is Black History Month a time to honor the fighters for black liberation. John Brown was one of the very few white revolutionary black liberation fighters. Let us draw the lessons of his struggles at Harper's Ferry for today's struggles.
The Other Campaign: Zapatistas Seek United Left (tags)
ZApatistas tour Mexico to unite farmers, workers, and students. EZLN retain armed formations.
SAOIRSE - Irish Freedom (tags)
Keep informed on Irish Republican activism--Read SAOIRSE!
Building Bridges Radio:NYC Transit Strike Over - Struggle for a Just Contract Continues (tags)
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28 minute radio program - TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW
Why the South Cent (tags)
The time is NOW--the urgency is BOILING over, to make a stand for LAND and DIGNITY.
SOCIALISM CONFERENCE IN LA - NOV. 12 (tags)
Join us for a day of Marxist views on the struggle against capitalist exploitation, war, racism and imperialism. Get answers to these questions and more: Is Socialism possible in the U.S.? How can Bush and the ruling class be defeated? What is a revolutionary Marxist party? Learn about the struggle for socialism.
SOCIALISM CONFERENCE IN LA (tags)
Join us for a day of Marxist views on the struggle against capitalist exploitation, war, racism and imperialism. Get answers to these questions and more: Is Socialism possible in the U.S.? How can Bush and the ruling class be defeated? What is a revolutionary Marxist party? Learn about the struggle for socialism.
Support South Central Farmers on Dia de Muertos (tags)
Dia de Muertos Celebration at the South Central Farm. The event is being put on by the Mujeres Libres Collective and will help bring awareness to the struggle of the South Central Farmers.
ALERT! South Central Farmers in Danger of Being Forcefully Removed (tags)
On October 19, the Superior Court of the state of California declined to hear the petition of the South Central Farmers against the city of Los Angeles, and the real estate developer, Ralph Horowitz.
A.N.S.W.E.R. Public Forum: The Struggle Against War & Racism - Hurricanes Katrina & Rita (tags)
Come to an important public forum in LA on the struggle against war and racism in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Be there on October 29 for eyewitness reports from New Orleans, live hip-hop, food and political discussion!
CARLOS BULOSAN TODAY (tags)
Self-educated at the Los Angeles Public Library in the Thirties, Carlos Bulosan, the militant Filipino writer and labor activist, died on September 11, 1956. His death anniversary last month provided the occasion for the Filipino community to celebrate his contribution to the revolutionary struggle of peoples everywhere for justice, dignity, and self-determination. Bulosan was part of the community of progressive Los Angeles-based intellectuals (Carey McWilliams, Sanora Babb, Louis Adamic, Ring Lardner Jr. and others) victimized by McCarthyism and fascist reaction. His example of resistance continues to inspire people of color everywhere.
Venezuelan trade union leaders discuss way forward for the revolution (tags)
What kind of organization does the antiwar movement need? (tags)
An organization capable of overthrowing the system of imperialist rule cannot be built on a foundation of sand. Only principled, transparent and long-term collaboration between serious activists can: (1) organize a decisive break from the confinement of liberal-imperialist politics, (2) mobilize the masses in their millions and (3) chart the couse forward to a world without imperialist war or capitalist exploitation
Barquisimeto, Venezuela: Successful Meetings of the CMR (tags)
Statement of the International Marxist Tendency for the 16th WFSY (tags)
Reds come out fighting: Time to turn up heat vs. ultra-right, Communist meet says (tags)
CHICAGO — The Communist Party USA wound up its convention here in a fighting mood July 3, with the 450 participants vowing to pour their energies into blocking the ultra-right effort to take over the Supreme Court.
ISO statement re: Baldwin Park II & democracy in movements (tags)
Los Angeles ISO's response to posts about the anti-Minutemen Project/SOS movement
Sixth Declaration of the Selva Lacandona (tags)
We are now going to tell you what we want to do in the world and in Mexico, because we cannot watch everything that is happening on our planet and just remain quiet, as if it were only we were where we are.
Reflections on Socialism (tags)
The main political task at this moment is to assemble the necessary social forces to defeat Bush and his counterparts in Congress and elsewhere.
EZLN, letter of explaination and/or perhaps farewell (tags)
Letter re; the RED ALERT
Venezuela, Oil and the struggle for Democratic Socialism in the 21st Century (tags)
The country of Venezuela is a startling paradox of immense suffering and extreme wealth. According to a private Caracas-based polling company, Datanalisis, over 58% of the 25 million people in Venezuela live on less than $253 (Cdn) a month. The level of poverty becomes all the more damning when factoring in that Venezuela is also the world's fourth largest oil exporter. This glaring contradiction remained unchallenged until the election of Hugo Chavez as Venezuelan President.
The Battle of Baldwin Park: Land, Genocide, Memory and Denial (tags)
How the story of Tongva medicine woman Toipurinah embodies the spirit of the struggle for the Danzas Indigenas monument in Baldwin Park , the struggle for the Earth and the land, and for our souls.
Mobilizing against Education- and Social Cuts (tags)
This struggle is imperative from the knowledge that the political measures of the neoliberal project are morally and economi-cally false..We can only resist this false policy together. Students must convince students that the interests of workers are their interests
CubaNews Commentary May 19, 2005 (tags)
May 19th is a very important date in world and Cuban history. Fighters for a better world who were born on this date include: Malcolm X, Ho Chi Minh, Lorraine Hansberry and Yuri Kochiyama.
What path toward an independent workers movement? (re Million Workers March) (tags)
A leaflet of the Communist Voice Organization presented at the Detroit Conference of the Million Workers March held May 14-5. The leaflet opposes the alliance with certain Detroit city council members and union bureaucrats that has developed within the Detroit organization of MWM and opposes the same policy nationally.
With Gladys – We’ll win a thousand times (tags)
SANTIAGO, Chile — It was with a heavy heart that I arrived in Chile. Compañera Gladys Marin, president of the Communist Party of Chile (CPC), had died March 6 of a brain tumor. She was 63. Communist and workers party representatives came from around the world to pay tribute to this revolutionary heroine. My party — the Communist Party USA — asked me to represent it at Marin’s funeral.
May Day Anti-Authoritarian Contingent (tags)
Mayday Anti-Capitalist and Anti-Authoritarian Contingent April 30th, Gather at 12 noon at Olympic and Broadway
Palestinian political prisoners tour in Los Angeles 4/14 (tags)
Hosted by IWitness Palestine (IWP): The tour's main objectives are to raise awareness and solidarity around the struggle of Palestinian political prisoners inside Israeli occupation jails and to connect the struggle of Palestinian political prisoners to struggles against the prison industrial complex in North America.
KIM IL SUNG ON DOGMATISM, REVISIONISM, AND ANTI-US STRUGGLE (tags)
Classic Text by Comrade Kim Il Sung
Zapatista Festival & Community Building Event (tags)
Join us in a community that is said to have had one of the strongest Brown Beret units in all of Aztlan, is infamous for its resistance to the police and struggles to be recognized in the city of Riverside
Cesar Chavez Day: Walk for Dignity (tags)
The Xispas website and blog is the place to learn about Xicano culture, art, and politics. We deal with history, indigenous traditions, books, opinions, and social criticism. In this newsblast, we offer some people's history and opportunity for community action. Con solidaridad - Xispas staff
Mex/CA Cotton workers & cancer (tags)
Corporate cotton, rio agua theft, pesticide exposure and worker cancer, loss of indigenous culture in maquiladoras, Chiapas/Oaxaca impacts of NAFTA/WTO/PPP/etc..
Press Release from the Zanon Workers, March 4, 2005 (tags)
The wife of a worker at Zanon has been kidnapped and beaten.
Repressing the Class Struggle (tags)
As the employers' president said, capital and labor have long been reconciled among us. He said this while employers forced down wages with the help of politicians, cut pen-sion claims, reduced social benefits and extorted dependent persons.
Importance of French Workers’ Struggle to Keep 35 Hour Week Shouldn't be Underestimated (tags)
The real reason for U.S. capitalism's attempt to create anti-French sentiment is the French workers' stand for the 35 hour week at a time when U.S. and global capitalism is trying to normalize going backwards
The Achilles’ Heel(s) of the US War Machine (tags)
- John Doraemi publishes Crimes of the State, at: http://crimesofthestate.blogspot.com/ -
Chavez nationalises VENEPAL under workers control (tags)
Hands Off Venezuela Campaign
S. KOREA. Last Year's Last Struggle Report... (tags)
...by - still drunken - activists in Seoul
S. KOREA. 12.20/Last Day's Struggle Report (tags)
After MSSC (Myeong-dong Sit-in Struggle Collective) finished the sit-in strike the fight against exploitation and opression is continuing.
S. KOREA. 12.6/Last Week's Struggle Report (tags)
Migrant workers in S. Korea, now since one year and three weeks in sit-in strike, are always participating the local class struggle.
Greatness is in the Eye of the Beholder (tags)
Review of Oliver Stone's film Alexander suggests that it isn't just a glorification of imperialism and war.
S. KOREA. 11.29/Last Week's Struggle Report (tags)
Now since exactly 381 days in sit-in strike on Myeong-dong cathedral’s compound, downtown Seoul, migrant workers are always in the first front line of the class struggle.
S. KOREA. 11.22/Last Week's Struggle Report... (tags)
...by migrant workers, now since one year and one week in sit-in strike against S. Korean government's policy of manhunt, mass arrestings and deportations.
KOREA. General Strike, Cops are Hunting Activists (tags)
Since yesterday's declaration of the general strike, the government is reacting with repression. Today migrant workers in Seoul are exactly ONE year in sit-in strike!
S. KOREA. 11.08/Last Week's Struggle Report... (tags)
...by Myeong-dong Sit-in Struggle Collective (MSSC), now since 358 days in strike against mass arrestings and deportation of migrant workers.
S. KOREA. 11.02/Last week's struggle report... (tags)
...by Myeong-dong Sit-in Struggle Collective (MSSC), nowadays since more than 350 days in strike against mass arrestings and deportation of migrant workers.
*Sign our petition now! Support our struggle in osaka! (tags)
*Sign our petition now! we, the "Koureisha-Tokubetu-Shuurou-Rouso-junbi-kai” and some groups(Association of Poor People in Nagai Park...etc) in osaka-city are organizations of a homeless liberation struggle in osaka.
S. KOREA. 10.19/Last week's struggle report... (tags)
...by MSSC (Myeong-dong Sit-in Struggle Collective), now since 338 days in strike against the policy of mass arrests and deportations, for legalization, work visa, human and labor rights for migrant workers.
S. KOREA. New Struggle Report... (tags)
...by striking migrant workers, now since 332 days occupying Myeong-dong Cathedrals compound, downtown Seoul. We demand legalization, work visa, the right to choose our work places and full labor rights.
S. KOREA. 9.27/Last week's struggle report... (tags)
...by MSSC (Myeong-dong Sit-in Struggle Collective, now since 317 days in sit-in strike downtown Seoul)
S. KOREA. 9.20/Last week's... (tags)
...MSSC struggle report
The Anatomy of ''Terror Experts'' (tags)
The Terror Experts existed before the Iraqi resistance and they will exist after it. Wherever the oppressed rise and effectively resist imperial rule there will be academic chairs, foundations grants and Centers for International Studies for the ambitious upwardly mobile Terror Expert. The Imperial state will demand their services, the prestigious Councils of Foreign Relations will offer membership and universities will reward them with distinguished professorships. They will be celebrities the mass media talk shows will feature them. They will be far from the killing fields but their spirit will be there, on the front lines and in the torture chambers, guiding the hands that place the hoods over the unredeemable, nihilists, Muslims, Marxists or national patriots.
S. KOREA. MSSC's Weekly Struggle Report (tags)
Now since more than 300 days migrant workers (MSSC/Myeong-dong Sit-in Struggle Collective) in S. Korea are in sit-in strike to get legalization, human and labor rights.
Regarding "Neither Zionism Nor Anti-Semitism" (tags)
300 days sit-in strike... (tags)
...by migrant workers in S. Korea
Another world is possible: Countering the (il)logic of political violence (tags)
With the publication of his book The Logic of Political Violence, former ELF spokesperson Craig Rosebraugh is following in the footsteps of Ward Churchill, whose Pacifism as Pathology provided a gloss of intellectual credibility to the advocates of "Diversity of Tactics" during the peak of the global justice movement. An excerpt from Rosebraugh's book has begun to circulate on the internet. Will his advocacy of revolutionary violence appeal to a re-vitalised anti-war movement, or is fighting for peace about as smart as fucking for virginity?
NDFSK Stands As One with Palestinian Hunger Strikes! (tags)
National Democratic Front of South Korea in Solidarity With Palestinian Hunger Strikers!
30 Hours are Enough (tags)
Over 6 million jobs would be created in Germany if the 33 million employees worked 20 percent less. 100 billion Euro would be restored to state treasuries. All that is needed is political will, not neoliberal indifference.
S. KOREA, Migrant workers' struggle... (tags)
See Bush…Think Revolution: NO to the New Rome (tags)
For now, let's just say that we support this resistance movement mightily, and we want to work with everyone we can, coming from all different kinds of views, in making this resistance strong enough to withstand, derail and defeat this juggernaut bearing down on us. As we do this, as we work together, we have in our minds and hearts a vision of a whole different future--and we want to share that with you.
S. KOREA, "Summer Struggle"... (tags)
...a great experience of unity and solidarity
S. KOREAN's AGAINST THE CONSTRUCTION MAFIA (tags)
Today (KST) during a struggle propaganda tour it cames to clashes between from the construction mafia hired gangsters and protesters.
S. KOREA, Last Week's Struggle Report (tags)
Now since 277 migrant workers in Seoul, S. Korea are in sit-in strike. MSSC's (Myeong-dong Sit-in Struggle Collective) weekly report
Palestinian solidarity cartoons worldwide (by Latuff) (tags)
Copyleft by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's terror.
S. Korea, The Different Levels of Migrant Workers Struggle (tags)
Anti-war, stop crackdown - let's fight for a better world!
"BURN!" with Brando at Workmen's Circle (tags)
BURN! Starring Marlon Brando. Sunday, August 29, 7 pm at the Workmen's Circle in West LA.
S. KOREA Deep Sleep, Fun & Bad News (tags)
MSSC struggle report
S. Korea, Migrant Workers... (tags)
...struggle, now the 245th day, continues. Latest report
Let's Reject Normalization of Relations With the Zionist Enemy! (tags)
Deportations Are an international Problem (tags)
Deportations happen in Europe too! In France, people decided to organise themselves into groups to fight for the right to live in the country of one's choice. Here translated is a discussion between 2 of these groups.
Candidates: Socialism key to LGBT liberation (tags)
It's crucial in this election year that we have our own independent political movement that will fight for LGBT lives.
Korean People's Struggle to Implement June 15 North-South Declaration Supported Abroad (tags)
S. Korea, New Attacks Against Migrant Activists (tags)
Now since 215 days we're fighting, the "ruling" class started again to attack us.
S. Korea Struggles Against WEF (tags)
While we are since 214 days in sit-in strike, last weekend we supported the struggle of S. Korean workers, peasants and students against WEF.
SF LaborFest 2004 (tags)
On July 5 through July 31, LaborFest celebrates the SF general strike with movies, theater, art, poetry and forum. This is the 70th Anniversary of the strike and the struggles of working people continue.
S. Korea, Hospital Workers General Strike (tags)
Right now, even the government is fighting against us more than before, we join the struggle of S. Korean working class.
June 15th Anti-US Solidarity Tribute Page:US Troops Must LEAVE Korea At Once!!! (tags)
S. Korea, Migrant Workers Struggle... (tags)
South Korea, 200 Days of Migrant Workers Sit-in Strike (tags)
Yesterday here in Seoul we celebrated the real 200th day of our sit-in strike against S. Korean government's racist policy.
South Korea, MSSC Struggle Weekend (tags)
Last weekend, here it is now Monday, we celebrated the 200th day of our sit-in struggle strike in Myeong-dong, downtown Seoul.
Anti-Arabism is the Fascism-in-Power "Anti-Semitism" Of our Era!!! (tags)
and the alliance of Anglo-Zionist monsters who are the real "anti-Semites" of our era, that is they are the occupiers of Arab Land. They are the bullets and dollars behind bulldozers and killing fields, behind Hashemite Compradors, and behind a culture that mutters "sand nigger" and "camel jockey" when frustrated to defend "the war on terror" in lowest strata of the working-class and lumpen vernacular.
S. Korea, MSSC Struggle Report (5.24/25) (tags)
The last developments of migrant workers (Myeong-dong Sit-in Struggle Collective) struggle in S. Korea. We're preparing the 200th sit-in struggle day celebration for Sunday.
Theses on revolution and counterrevolution in Venezuela-Part 2 (tags)
solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution
S. Korea: MSSC's last week struggle report (tags)
Last week, beside several solidarity parties, we were invited, we also were on propaganda tour.
Insurgent Ideas (tags)
Federal, state, and private security forces converged to police not actions but ideas at the Student Animal Rights Organization (SARO) conference on animal liberation, which included the first ever academic symposium on the Animal Liberation Front (ALF).
Anarchist Solidarity Statement With Truckers (tags)
Anarchist Solidarity Statement With Truckers
Santa Ana May Day Activities (tags)
Photos from the day; occupation does not equal liberation!
Mayday in S. Korea (tags)
Workers, students and migrants demonstrated for a world without exploitation and oppression.
South Korea, Migrant Workers Struggle Continues (tags)
Migrant workers in the South Korean capital Seoul, threaten by the government's policy of forced mass deportation, are fighting back.
Songun Politics Study Group (USA) April 16th Communique and Pro-DPRK Appeal! (tags)
Chairman Mao on Arab Palestine and Black Africa! (tags)
Historic congress of Pakistan Marxists (tags)
For pictures of the congress,Esteban Volkov(Leon Trotsky's grandson)Alan Woods and memorial go to website,click on article they are within it and below.
Callout to International Mobilization Against the FTAA/bFTA's for April 17 (tags)
This is a callout from the anti-FTAA campaign based in Quito, Ecuador. Recognising that bilateral free trade agreements with the United States have replaced the FTAA as the new and immediate threat for the Andean and Central American nations, we call out for an international network of solidarity to fight neoliberalist politics and mobilize on April 17 international day of peasant struggles.
Migrant Woerkers Struggle in South Korea for Survival (tags)
South Korea: Despite State Terror Migrant Workers Struggle Is Increasing
South Korea: Despite State Terror Migrant Workers Struggle Is Increasing (tags)
Today exactly since 100 days migrant workers from Nepal, Bangladesh and Indonesia are staging a sit-in struggle in the South Korean capital Seoul.
March 20th call for a Radical Queer/Pink Bloc at anti-war event in Pittsburgh (tags)
Resyst is sending this call out to all radical queers and queer sympathizers to join us in Pittsburgh for regional M20 events.
Marxism or Nationalism-For a Class Policy! (tags)
Marxism or Nationalism
'Gay rights' are (not) civil rights (tags)
A homosexual has the same rights as any citizen. Just because a person cannot marry another person of the same sex does not take away from this fact. There are many potential "marriages" that are forbidden by law.
Iraq and Beyond (tags)
This is an inspiring article about envisioning a better, post-imperialist world, and the fight that's necessary to gain it. (reposted by imc volunteer)
A better world is possible: The struggle for socialism and democracy (tags)
The best hopes and dreams of the U.S. people do not lie with U.S. big corporations or the extreme right-wing movements they sponsor. In fact, the ultimate interest of the majority of our people is in a more democratic, a more egalitarian, and a more peaceful USA.
RADICAL PRO-CHOICE CALL TO ACTION FOR APRIL 25, 2004 (tags)
RADICAL PRO-CHOICE CALL TO ACTION FOR APRIL 25, 2004: —feminists, radical cheerleaders, anti-authoritarians, anarchists and all those concerned with women’s autonomy: join us on April 25th 2004 in Washington, DC for a highly festive mobile cheer bloc!
An Open Letter from the Arab-American and Muslim Community to the US Anti-War Movement (tags)
On March 20, 2004, the world will mobilize against war and colonial occupations. The significance of this historic day is evident to all and requires no further elaboration. The political clarity and character of this mobilization in the US, however, remains illusive.
Empire strikes out (tags)
First publicated on the trotskyist review Marxism Alive 6
Iraqi Resistance Solidarity Network January 5th 2004 Updates! (tags)
1. Iraqi Resistance Report Jan. 1-4, 2004 2. Newsletter From the International League of People's Struggle, formed by Comrade Jose Maria Sison, former head of the New People's Army of the Philippines (PDF) 3.***A Call to Support the March 20th Demonstrations!!!*** 4. Join the Anti-Imperialist Camp Delegation to Iraq! 5. ANSWER stands against Colonialism in Palestine, Iraq, the world! 6.International Progress Organization: PROSECUTION OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMES IN IRAQ – LACK OF CONSTITUTIONAL BASIS FOR WAR CRIMES TRIALS 7. The True Figures of Imperialist Casualities in Iraq! 8. Examples of online zionist hatred and racism against Palestinians
The Permanent Revolution: Battle cry of the 21st Century (tags)
On the trotskyist review Marxism Alive 2 - October 2000
NDFSK: Anti-imperialist solidarity committee (USA) issued letter titled (tags)
On last November 27, the Anti-imperialist solidarity committee (USA) made public a letter titled "Message to the GI mercenaries on the further deployment of US troops".
Support to DPRK Called for (tags)
Cultural Struggle and Resistance (tags)
Paneuropean day of Artistic Action plus an Intercultural Network
If You Don't Want War: Why Don't You? (tags)
Scrawled on cardboard stuck to the telephone pole it said: "Fuck Bush!" ... that day in April when the US announced there would be no 2nd UN resolution on Iraq. The First Picture is Bush hiding you from me with his crimesof war. Or who is hiding who?
OCCUPATION of the UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING –ATHENS (tags)
Call to LA & OC Indigenous People... (tags)
Come join us tomorrow, more details below...
"No Thanks" Presentation in OC This Sunday (tags)
Please see below
"No Thanks" Presentation/Educational Forum 11/23/03 (tags)
Please see below.
What is the Peace and Freedom Party’s Next Step? (tags)
A Revolutionary Point of View of the Peace and Freedom Party and the struggle today.
The Northeastern Anarchist #8 out now! (tags)
This issue's feature: ANARCHISTS IN THE WORKPLACE
Howard Zinn Speaks against the War and for Social Jusctice (tags)
Howard Zinn Speaks against the War and for Social Jusctice
Labor Action to Close SOA (tags)
Labor Action to Close SOA
Supermarket workers in struggle (tags)
The significance of the strike is based in the issue of health care. We are the only industrialized country to not have health care and the union estimates about 60 million went some time with out having any health care last year. This number is growing based the deteriation of the tiny bit of basic rights and benefits we have. It is time for us to not be on the defensive of these issues and begin to fight back.
Report on NO CAFTA COALITION Protest in Houston, October 21 (tags)
About one hundred people participated in a very spirited demonstration against CAFTA in Houston on Tuesday, October 21.
Panama-General strike to defend social security (tags)
BECOME PART OF HISTORY... ATTEND THE RAZA PRESS ASSOCIATION SUMMIT (tags)
The Raza Press Association(RPA), formerly known as the Chicano Press Association, will be holding a national summit in the City of Ypisilanti, Michigan, on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. The summit will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2003, from 12 PM to 5 PM, under the summit1s slogan 3Develop The Means To Wake Up The Masses!2.
Mexico-The Zapatista Army and the Caracoles-A Marxist Analysis (tags)
Western US Anti-capitalist/Anti-imperialist consulta for the FTAA (tags)
a consulta to facilitate the sharing of resources and to help plug people in to already existing resources from the CO caravan as well as discuss anti-capitalist strategy
War in Irag far from over (tags)
Socialism:the only way out of the bloodshed in Israel-Palestine (tags)
Turn the Struggle Into a Complete Victory (tags)
--The fundamental problem (as I see it) is that there are thousands of people out there yearning for change, but who lack the resources and information to make it happen--Jeanette Wallis, The Walk for Democracy
Support H.R. 2625 (tags)
HR 2625 is a bill to create an Independent Commision on Intelligence about Iraq authored by Rep. Henry Waxman and now has 110 cosponsors. It needs 218 votes to pass the 435 member House. Reps Howard Berman and Jane Harman are the only L.A. County Democrats who have not cosponsored to date. Congress is on recess and they should be in their Districs. These are two hard nuts to crack, please help out.
Israel?Palestine-Why Marxists oppose the Road Map (tags)
Seattle-Genova-Salonica the struggle against Capitalist Globalisation continues... (tags)
Anticapitalist Left bloc in Greece "Struggle Initiative" against the red zone & the EU summit
Present situation in Latin America (tags)
The present situation promises to be a period of growing social and political polarization in Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Argentina. Before the end of 2003 we are likely to see a new alignment of political and social forces from below and perhaps some "regime changes" from above or from below.
Peru: An Upsurge of Strikes and Barricades (tags)
All through May the people of Peru built a powerful wave of struggle--isolating the corrupt government and shaking the rotten system that holds them in misery. Peru's President Toledo responded with bloody repression--imposing a fascistic "state of emergency" and unleashing his soldiers to kill people in the streets. As we go to press, this powerful upsurge is still shaking the country. The following report is based on mainstream press accounts.
Birthday Tribute for Tupac Shakur Organized by Political Prisoner, Dr. Mutulu Shakur (tags)
Organized by Dr. Mutulu Shakur from behind prison walls, a bicoastal birthday tribute to his son, slain Hip Hop legend Tupac Amaru Shakur. Big name artisits scheduled to perform and attend in LA and NY, where the events are bieng held on June 14th (LA) and June 15th(NY).
Workers Struggle's In Costa Rica (tags)
Save Palestinians From Themselves (tags)
...a national struggle is not a free-for-all street rumble. It is supposed to be a movement led by astute leaders...
Struggle in Peru intensifies (tags)
Struggle in Peru intensifies
Fidel's trip to Argentina (tags)
analysis of the new context in Latin America
Bush answers on 9/11 overdue (tags)
They are not overdue they are LONG overdue. The fact that a "mainstream" Press outlet is beginning to ask the questions that many of us have been asking for a couple hears deserves 2 cheers.
Economy for Human Needs (tags)
"If the peace movement, globalization critics and unions unite their struggles, sand can be thrown in the gears of neoliberal globalization. Then changing direction will be possible." Translated from the German
New dangers and tasks for the new peace movement (tags)
We are living in exceedingly dangerous times. A decade ago, few of us expected this turn of events. With the end of the nuclear standoff between the United States and Soviet Union, millions of people felt enormous relief, believing that the nuclear arms race was giving way to a new era of peace.
Against Social Darwinism (tags)
"The conquest of Africa and large parts of Asia was not morally justified by anything. Only peace is morally justified. Today social Darwinism appears in the guise of Anglo-Saxon capitalism..Ecology and pure market ideology are in conflict.." Translated German
Against Social Darwinism (tags)
"The conquest of Africa and large parts of Asia by invading European forces was not morally justified. Only peace is morally justified..Today social Darwinism appears in the guise of Anglo-Saxon capitalism..Ecology and pure market ideology are in conflict."
Serving the Individual Strengthens the Group (tags)
From the book "The Origin of Social Dysfunction" by E. Allie.
ANTICAPITALIST POPULAR FRONT (tags)
To Throw Down the BLACK HOUSE of GW Bush : We support armed struggle everywhere that is revolutionary. Revolutionary is anything that helps to kill USA imperialism: the Yankee-Gringo Empire of death and lies.
Unity call from antiwar movement (tags)
Statement from Youth Bloc/Campus Antiwar Network (CAN)
IF THEY WANT A WAR, LET'S GIVE THEM ONE (tags)
This is the text from an San Francisco Bay Area anarchist anti-war flyer.
Again-Palestine:On the tactics of the Intifada (tags)
An Appeal by the Spanish Students Union to Stop Imperialist War (tags)
Lessons from the Lott exposé (tags)
The Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.) scandal did more than expose the racist underbelly of the former Senate majority leader and the Republican Party. It also showed the growing importance of the struggle for equality and against racism in the political life of the nation.
Text of Zapatista speeches, January 1st, 2003 (tags)
On January 1st, 2003 the EZLN Comandancia (General Command) addressed a crowd in the plaza of the cathedral in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, breaking nearly 2 years of silence.
World for Palestine screensaver for Windows (by Latuff) (tags)
If you support Palestinian struggle for independence, that's your screensaver! :)
CITIZEN SLAVE LIBERATION (tags)
THE ABOLITION OF WORK
Argentina: MOBILIZE TOGETHER TO PLAZA THE MAYO (tags)
Author: Press secretary PTS (Partido de Trabajadores por el Socialismo) Date: 12/14/2002 Source: Press Release
Venezuela and Colombia: Two brother peoples that are resisting (tags)
We are faced with the great challenge of becoming a country that advances toward socialism. If Simon Bolivar had to struggle against the monarchy to establish the liberal republic, we have to fight against that liberal republic to build our own model that fits our Latin American homeland's yearnings for freedom.
A New Movement Against Apartheid (tags)
International Movement Against Israeli Apartheid
Reportback on the Korean People's Struggle (tags)
Reportback on the Korean People's Struggle for liberation, justice, and democracy. Come support the struggle of oppressed nations.
Reportback on the Koren People's Struggle (tags)
Reportback on the Korean People's Struggle for liberation, justice, and Reunification
Reportback on the Korean People's Struggle (tags)
A night of music, photos, and spoken word concerning the Korean people's struggle for freedom, peace, and justice.
Spain; Students on the Streets against right wing (tags)
Assi / Forever 21 March and Rally (tags)
Immigrant workers and supporters march through Koreatown to Assi Market.
FOR THE RESTORATION OF TRUTH AND JUSTICE IN GREEK SOCIETY (tags)
We are publishing this document so as to inform and ask for your support. This concerns a very important matter - the imprisonment of worker and social fighter Yannis Serifis and the wider repression by the state in Greece. Follow the link to sign for the release of Y. Serifis and against the greek terrorlaw: http://www.yserifis.org/solidarity.php
The Spirit of La Magdalena- Fighting Campesinos (tags)
whatever hapened to those good old freedom fighters (tags)
by Gwynne Dyer
LESSONS FOR ANARCHISM COMING FROM ARGENTINA (tags)
It is remind that if the state and the institutions are denouncing situation for now in Argentina as anarchy, it is not anarchy in the country ! What is happening is a step toward the decay of power. In fact the chaos in argentina is caused by the state and capitalism, not by anarchists ideals.
Class Struggle in China -Organise! AF (Britain/Ireland) (tags)
Ever since the signing of the Treaty of Nanking in 1842, the most advanced sections of capital have sought to integrate China into the world market.
Half a Million Workers march through Madrid (tags)
Half a million workers march through Madrid against the "decretazo"
December 20 and 21 days of social disobedience to help Argentina (tags)
CALLING ALL GRASSROOTS GROUPS, COLLECTIVES AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.. December 20th - 21st 2002 - TWO DAYS OF SOCIAL DISOBEDIENCE IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE ARGENTINEAN POPULAR REBELLION
DECEMBER 20 &21, days of social disobediece, to help Argentina (tags)
CALLING ALL GRASSROOTS GROUPS, COLLECTIVES AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.. December 20th - 21st 2002 - TWO DAYS OF SOCIAL DISOBEDIENCE IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE ARGENTINEAN POPULAR REBELLION
32nd Commemoration Chicano Moratorium March (tags)
FORUM/DISCUSSION ON THE STATE OF THE CHICANOMEXICANO MOVEMENT FOR SELF-DETERMINATION AND LIBERTION
COLOMBIA IS LIKE VIETNAM (tags)
Many years passed before the great majority took notice that the revolutionaries of Vietnam fought for all humanity. One day something similar will happen with the FARC. The real enemy is the same. In another context, the women and men of the guerrilla movement of comandante Manuel Marulanda find themselves involved in a struggle that transcends the tragic Colombian scene. Resisting, they fight also for humanity.
Remembering Carlo Giuliani (tags)
PDF poster Remembering Carlo Giuliani
SOLIDARITY WITH UPRISING IN MEXICO, info, where to get translations (tags)
Information about, where to get translations about, uprising in Mexico by farmers who are protesting the building of an airport on their land. GLOBAL SOLIDARITY!
HAMEED KHAN AND ALL QUETTA STRIKE LEADERS AND WORKERS RELEASED! (tags)
COURAGE AND DETERMINATION IN STRUGGLE FORCES THE DICTATORSHIP TO RETREAT
SOLIDARITY WITH PIQUETEROS MOVEMENT! (tags)
Stop police repression in Argentina! Please, send your messages of solidarity . More information: www.marxist.com
Anti-Democratic developments on the Israeli parliamentary scene (tags)
Dear friends, It is our sad duty to bring to your attention a set of very serious and dangerous developments on the Israeli parliamentary scene. The ruling coalition, headed by the Likud and the Labor Party, has given its support to a set of recently adopted draconic measures. These new laws are cynically aimed at canceling the representation our faction, the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality and that of the Arab lists, which together hold ten seats in the 120 member Israeli Knesset.
Anniversary of Korean War (tags)
Today, marks the 52nd anniversary of the start of the Korean War.
New pages on the struggle site - anarchism, leninism and globalisation ect. (tags)
New pages on the Struggle site
New at anarchosyndicalism.org (tags)
lots of new stuff
Northeastern Anarchist #4 out now! (tags)
Magazine of the Northeastern Federation of Anarcho-Communists (NEFAC)
Political Strategy: PFLP (tags)
The strategic vision of the PFLP is based on the following: 1. liberation from Israeli occupation 2. construction of a democratic society 3. recognition that the Palestinian people are an integral part of the Arab Nation 4. recognition that the Palestinian struggle is part of the international, democratic struggle toward liberation, progress, democracy, and social justice
Festival del Pueblo, Boston May 1-5, Update and Statement (tags)
After New York: Take the Struggle Back to the Communities and Workplaces! In May: Converge on Boston to Help Us Bring Together Communities in Struggle and Retake the Offensive!
Festival del Pueblo, Boston May 1-5, Update and Statement (tags)
After New York: Take the Struggle Back to the Communities and Workplaces! In May: Converge on Boston to Help Us Bring Together Communities in Struggle and Retake the Offensive!
RADIO IMC-LA: Dr. Robert Hill on History of Dissent and Struggle in Jamaica (tags)
Interview with Dr. Robert Hill, History Professor at UCLA, editor of the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers and panelist for IMC-LA's Life & Debt benefit. Dr. Hill discusses the history of struggle and dissent in Jamaica from the 16th century to the present.
International Struggle Against Corporate Bosses/NOT (tags)
The Alternative is Struggle! (tags)
...unite and strike like a clenched fist of all the forms of mass struggle!
On the Recent Proclaimation by the Central Committee of the PCP (tags)
In the spirit of continuing the epic struggle against revisionism first carried out by Karl Marx and Frederick Engles and later by V. I. Lenin, J. V. Stalin, Mao Tse-tung and now by the guiding Thought of Chairman Gonzalo, the greatest living Marxist, the red fraction in the United States must broaden and deepen its struggle against Marxist revisionism particularly against the Right Opportunist Line [ROL] which has structured itself within the RCP/USA and it imperialist bourgeois agents abroad in the Co-RIM.
some notes from "the society of the spectacle" (tags)
"The struggle of powers constituted for the management of the same socio-economic system is disseminated as the official contradiction but is in fact part of the real unity--on a world scale as well as within every nation."
Fast Track Now?? (tags)
In what should be recognized as scandalous opportunism, the Bush Administration and the pro-free trade think tanks have been exploiting the political leverage they've gained in the wake of the S11 tragedies to try to win "Fast Track Trade Authority" for the pResident.
After Genoa, How Do We Protest By Michael Albert (tags)
Struggle for social change is just that – struggle.
What is really happening in Genoa? (tags)
Are you not able to get to Genoa but would like to help the protests. One way you can help is by getting news out about what is happening where you live. But even better is if you can show others how to get this information themselves. To help with this the Struggle collective have produced a PDF poster that advertises indymedia.
Work, Policy of Major Civil Rights Leaders Ignored in Struggle (tags)
Many of the new groups have cathchy names, a cellular telephone and maybe postcards of a mural that covers one wall. Regretably for the well-being of many they have ignored on purpose or out of slick pressures the teachings and history of an American Human Rights struggle: namely the battles for civil rights that were led by common people.
Vandana Shiva at the BioJustice 2001 Kick Off (tags)
Vandana Shiva spoke passionately at this evening's teach-in events in San Diego. The room for this panel on organic agriculture was packed with over seventy people.
YOC at Inner City Struggle (tags)
Learning to use publishing form for indymedia
June 17th in Eugene, Oregon (tags)
Questions for Labor (tags)
Labor is hereby notified that the carnival has ended and the class struggle has begun. 50 years of cooperation with the capitalist class is 50 years too long. The workingclass cannot endure this destruction of our future.
PACIFICA:GREAT KPFA REPORT-CURRENT LEGAL/LEGISLATIVE STRUGGLE TO RECLAIM NETWORK (tags)
Excellent Pacifica Station KPFA report on the current legal and now legislative struggle to reclaim the Foundation and local stations from the renegade Board.
a brother stands beside the female struggle. (tags)
a brother stands beside the female struggle.
warning: Hunger Strikes w/o WATER (tags)
It is our experience that people in jail or prison need to build and conserve our physical and mental strength so that we can help move the struggle forward, not deplete our strength and risk our lives so that others have to leave their posts to come to our aid.