Nationwide Black-led revolt and white supremacist backlash, class struggles and the ravages of a pandemic and economic collapse are taking place amid election battles and attacks on democracy.
immigrant rights movement
‘Families Belong Together’–ChicagoJuly 2, 2018
Participant report: 60,000 demanded “Families Belong Together!” in Chicago, with 700+ protests nationwide.
‘Families belong together’: Chicago protestsJune 27, 2018
In-person report of one of the demonstrations in Chicago, Ill., on June 23, against Trump’s inhuman policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S. border.
‘Trail for Humanity’ links immigration, environment, prisonsAugust 31, 2014
Spurred by racist responses to busloads of immigrant children from Central America, a 300-mile march from Merced, Calif., to the Mexican border was organized.
‘Legalize my parents!’December 3, 2013
Demonstrators representing “Millions of Voices for Immigration Reform” marched through downtown Los Angeles demanding immediate immigration reform and a path to citizenship.
Discussion article: Voices from Occupy: West Coast port shutdowns and forms of labor struggleSeptember 12, 2012
by Javier, Advance the Struggle
The defeat of International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 21 at the highly automated Export Grain Terminal (EGT) in Longview, Wash., shows how capitalism is transforming the workplace. It is a part of capitalism’s permanent offensive. So what happened?
Longview, Wash. Longshoremen stopping a train headed for Export Grain Terminal.