A participant describes the May Day demonstrations in San Francisco Bay Area, especially in San Jose.
Abahlali baseMjondolo speaks out for immigrantsApril 4, 2019
South African shackdwellers state: “We believe that there is only one human race and that the borders created by colonial rule should be irrelevant to our project to build solidarity among the oppressed and to ensure that South Africa belongs to all who live in it.”
Editorial: Catholic Church’s sins laid bareSeptember 17, 2018
Editorial that takes up the evil that the Catholic Church has imposed on children and women; how movements from below, especially by women, have challenged it; and how future church crimes will be revealed, signaling the beginning of the end of the Catholic Church.
World in View: Libya and Italy chaosMarch 12, 2018
On Feb. 7, 2018, many Libyans celebrated the seventh anniversary of the revolution that overthrew long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi. But the dictator’s toxic influence has outlived him.
Oakland, Detroit march on Martin Luther King DayJanuary 26, 2017
Reports by participants of celebrations and protests on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Oakland, Calif., and Detroit, Mich.
World In View: Jo Cox (1974-2016)July 16, 2016
On June 16, Labour Party Member of Parliament Jo Cox was murdered by a neo-Nazi. Cox was murdered for opposing the rising reactionary tendency in European politics.
World in View: Honduran youth fleeAugust 30, 2014
The exodus of Central American youth without papers entering the U.S. has complex roots within Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, and in the U.S.’s long history of exploitative, militaristic relations with these countries.
Youth In Action, September-October 2014
Salt Lake City students, faculty and supporters defend Multicultural Initiatives Department; Dreamers fight deportations; Texas students, faculty and staff oppose “shared services”; students protest REI sweatshops.
Obama’s re-election doesn’t end clash of two worldsNovember 26, 2012
by Franklin Dmitryev
The two worlds of the rulers and the ruled shone through the suffocating blanket of propaganda surrounding the election in which Barack Obama won a second term. A pronounced gender gap and long lines at the polls in African-American and Latino areas reflected the determination to defeat the reactionary Republicans and retain the [=>]
Rights for immigrants!February 21, 2012
Los Angeles—On Dec. 10, International Human Rights Day, 250 to 300 people, mostly youth, demonstrated against “Secure Communities” (SC), Sheriff Baca and President Obama’s attack on Mexican and Latino/a immigrants. SC forces local police to act as federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, supposedly against undocumented immigrants who have committed serious crimes here. Besides [=>]
No to ‘Secure Community’September 29, 2011
Los Angeles–On Aug. 13 the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, Los Angeles (CHIRLA), held a press conference against Secure Community (SC), the federal government program that allows local police to act as federal immigration agents. Under the program, over a million immigrants have been deported, most after being stopped for minor offenses.
According to CHIRLA: “From [=>]
The new white supremacist United StatesAugust 7, 2010
We need to reconnect with the spirit of the Abolitionists who fought to end slavery without delay. They saw what no one else did, a human force for the reconstruction of society–the slaves–and they based themselves on that. Today we need to look at the struggle of immigrant labor in that light. That only begins [=>]