Articles by Teresa Gutierrez

Migrant upsurge & MAY DAY

April 26, 2016

Gutierrez has been a co-coordinator of the May 1st Coalition for Worker and Immigrant Rights for a decade and is currently campaign manager for the Workers World Party 2016 election campaign. Teresa GutierrezWW photo: Brenda Ryan May Day actions this year mark the tenth anniversary of the upsurge . . .

Students win gender-neutral bathroom

April 21, 2016

Los Angeles — Transgender and queer students at a high school here scored a victory for the entire lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer community on April 21 when they won the right to have the first gender-neutral bathroom in the Los Angeles Unified School District. For several months, the . . .

In Honduras, ‘Berta did not die, she multiplied’

March 25, 2016

March 24 — It has been three weeks since the assassination of beloved Indigenous leader and environmentalist activist Berta Cáceres of Honduras. Berta was killed by unknown assailants on March 3, after many death threats for her tireless work in defense of the Lenca nation as well as for the . . .

Hillary Clinton has blood on her hands

March 23, 2016

On March 15, just days after the assassination of Indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, news surfaced that one of her comrades, Nelson García from the Río Chiquito community in Honduras, had also been executed. Cáceres and García both belonged to the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous . . .

Hillary Clinton has Hondurans’ blood on her hands

March 19, 2016

Berta Cáceres On March 15, just days after the assassination of Indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, news surfaced that one of her comrades, Nelson García from the Río Chiquito community, had also been executed. Berta and Nelson both belonged to the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous . . .

What the Miami Democratic debate revealed

March 16, 2016

A recurring theme in the 2016 presidential elections is immigration, especially on the Republican side. The inflammatory rhetoric from Republican contender Donald Trump is especially insidious with his calls for building a wall on the southern U.S. border, inciting some of the most hateful racism . . .

As capitalist Trump hits new low, people resist racism

March 1, 2016

Political pundits, the media, politicians and people in general continue to be shocked that billionaire Donald Trump is still in the running for president. Even members of the Republican Party say they are stunned that Trump is winning in poll after poll and primary after primary. Republican . . .

¡No deportar refugiadas/os!

January 28, 2016

El gobierno de Obama recibió el Año Nuevo con una ola de terror contra las/os trabajadores indocumentados, en particular los centroamericanos. En un acto sin precedentes, las incursiones se dirigieron a las/os niños, la primera vez en el país que se dirigen a menores de edad. El Secretario de . . .

Stop deporting refugees!

January 12, 2016

The Obama administration rang in the New Year with a wave of terror against undocumented workers, particularly Central Americans. In an unprecedented act, the raids particularly targeted children, the first in this country to target minors. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced on Jan. . . .
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