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Illegal Labor on the Farm Produces Big Profits for Agribusiness (tags)

NAFTA induced illegal immigration is providing agribusiness corporations with incredible profits, while legal workers and consumers reap few rewards. At some point people need to face the reality that the U.S. must withdraw from and repeal NAFTA!

Mumia’s Life Is On the Line: Mobilize Labor/Black Power to Free Him Now! (tags)

The threat to Mumia Abu-Jamal's life is increasingly ominous. His lead attorney, Robert Bryan, warns: "There is an escalated effort by the authorities to see him die at the hands of the executioner. This is the most dangerous time for Mumia since his 1981 arrest." The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Jamal's two appeals. If it were to rule in favor of the prosecution's appeal, this would open the way for Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell to issue a third warrant of execution, which he has vowed to do. Contrary to the misplaced expectations of many, the Obama administration is not about to save Mumia. Around the world, hundreds of thousands have marched for this courageous champion of oppressed. Trade unions representing millions of members have rallied to the defense of Mumia. It is urgent to expand this support into powerful labor/black action, appealing to the integrated union movement to join with the black, Latino and immigrant poor to demand that he be liberated.

UFW Tells EPA to Stop Use of Deadly Organophosphate Pesticides! (tags)

Help support the UFW campaign to tell the EPA to stop allowing use of organophosphate pesticides that cause neurological damage in farm worker children and nearby rural residents.

Camp Justice for Farmworkers Rights in Delano, CA (tags)

Farm workers gather at second Camp Justice event in Delano, CA to organize and share skills to fight poverty wages, pesticide exposure and other abuses faced daily by farm workers in CA's central valley..

Filipinos—Forgotten Heroes of the UFW (tags)

Filipino labor leaders played pivotal roles in organizing labor unions and fighting for farm workers’ rights

SMALL TOWNS COMING OF AGE DURING THE IMMIGRATION STRUGGLE (tags)

WHILE THE MEDIA FOCUSES ON URBAN CENTERS, SMALL TOWNS IN THE NATION TAKE TO THE STREETS AS WELL; A FIRST-PERSON, PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF ONE SUCH TOWN, COMING OF AGE DURING THE IMMIGRATION STRUGGLE

Florida's ecosystem, civil rights under attack (tags)

Florida's ecosystems, human and civil rights all coming under attack by corporate influenced development. Some ideas for local communities in FL to regain their health, land and dignity from profit hungry corporations.

Building Bridges Radio: Jesse Jackson on Reconstruction & Farmworkers Organize (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28 minute radio program - To Listen click on Media Link

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

March for Farmworkers (tags)

No Human Being is Illegal

Women’s march shakes Washington (tags)

WASHINGTON – “I know firsthand the anti-choice extremists now in control of the Capitol and of the White House are opposed to basic contraception,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told the more than 1 million participants at the April 25 March for Women’s Lives.

Historic Victory for Pictsweet Mushroom Farm Workers in Oxnard, CA (tags)

After years of nation-wide boycotts, protests, and activist campaigns, Farm workers at Pictsweet Mushroom Farm in Ventura, Calif. have won their 17-year battle for a United Farm Workers union contract.

Watch List or Witch Hunt? (tags)

In 1962, a national security “watch list,” issued by the FBI, red-flagged all materials coming from Puerto Rico of an anti-American or pro-Soviet nature, peace groups going from the U.S. to the Soviet Union...

6/20 Opening Ceremory for LA Peace And Social Justice Convergence (tags)

When: Friday, June 20, 8:00 - 10:00 PM Where: Arts in Action, 1919 W. 7th Street 4th floor, Los Angeles For More Info: (213)413-1778, e-mail: PJFest@ActionLA.org Web: www.PJFEst.net

At long last, victory for the farmworkers! (tags)

It took a public appeal to the conscience to get the governor to drop his checkbook!

Help California farm laborers, now more than ever! (tags)

You can do something RIGHT NOW to improve working conditions and the standard of living of the people whose hands harvest your food!

Farmworker March for Equality begins tomorrow (tags)

The California legislature just passed a bill that will help level the playing field between growers and farmworkers, but Gov. Davis is threatening to veto it. Tomorrow the UFW starts a 10-day "March for Equality" from Merced to Sacramento, ending with a big rally on Aug 25. Please join the rally in Sacramento, if you can!

Free Speech Radio News Reports on Taco Bell Truth Tour (tags)

Yesterday, March 5 2002, Free Speech Radio News aired a story on the on-going Taco Bell Truth Tour, which is headed to Southern California for two days of action on March 10-11.

TACO BELL TRUTH TOUR COMES TO LA (tags)

Florida Farm Workers Leave Soon On Nationa Truth Tour! The fifteen city caravan ends with a huge rally at Taco Bell corporate headquarters in Irvine March 11 JOIN IN THE ORGANIZING! Support Farm Worker Justice.....L.A. meeting is February 20th at 7:00 p.m.

CO-FOUNDER OF UNITED FARM WORKERS JOINS KPFK PROTEST (tags)

CO-FOUNDER OF UNITED FARM WORKERS JOINS KPFK PROTEST Dolores Huerta, who along with Cesar Chavez, founded the United Farm Workers (UFW), came out to protest KPFK's pulling of the "Seditious Beats" radio program.

Police Attack Organized Labor at Staples Rally; Leaders Demand Apology (tags)

Monday night's Staples Center rally was an officially sanctioned labor event. Labor has been and will remain an essential component of the Seattle coalition regardless of the wishful thinking of some. When the LAPD attacked those attending the Staples Center rally, they were also attacking organized labor. We demand an apology. An injury to one is an injury to all!

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