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At Bronx meeting, Venezuela’s President Maduro says revolution ‘will not fall’

By September 29, 2014
Nicolas Maduro speaking at Hostos Community College in the Bronx.

Bronx, N.Y. — When the history books in the U.S. are finally written by the working class, they will write about the special relationship between the people of the Bronx, N.Y., and the Venezuelan Bolivarian Revolution. Since the advent of the revolutionary movement ushered in by President Hugh Chávez Frias, the community of the Bronx […]

 

No deportations of migrant youth!

By July 9, 2014

Refugee status for detained children NOW Activists put a sardonic but accurate twist on the Fourth of July so-called celebration.  It is called the “Fourth of You-Lie.” This is certainly apropos of the current crisis on the U.S./Mexican border, which played out in Murietta, Calif., on July 4 and earlier on July 1. Racist, right-wing […]

 

Niñas/os migrantes encarcelados en la frontera

By June 23, 2014

En respuesta a la oleada de noticias sobre miles de niñas/os migrantes atrapados por la Seguridad Nacional (DHS), el Procurador General de EUA, Eric Holder declaró el 6 de junio: “Cómo tratamos a los más necesitados, especialmente a los jóvenes que deben comparecer en el procedimiento de inmigración – muchos de los cuales están huyendo […]

 

Set them free!

By June 18, 2014

Migrant children jailed at border In response to the groundswell of news of thousands of migrant children ensnared by Homeland Security, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stated on June 6, “How we treat those in need, particularly young people who must appear in immigration proceedings — many of whom are fleeing violence, persecution, abuse or […]

 

SALVADORANS CELEBRATE: FMLN president sworn in

By June 11, 2014
FMLN president sworn in

San Salvador, El Salvador — In yet another sign of the revolutionary momentum sweeping the Americas, Salvador Sánchez Cerén was inaugurated president of El Salvador on June 1 amidst an emotional and victorious air of celebration here in the capital. President Sánchez Cerén is the historic and beloved leader of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation […]

 

Migrant struggle in Europe reveals global crisis

By June 8, 2014

Two incidents on European territory this week demonstrate how the deepening global economic and political crisis affects the international working class on the issue of forced migration. On May 28, French riot police raided a migrant camp in the port city of Calais, in northern France across from England. Like locations at the U.S. southern […]

 

Gobierno federal ‘emplea’ inmigrantes detenidos como esclavos

By June 3, 2014

29 de mayo de 2014   El diario estadounidense The New York Times en un artículo publicado esta semana, nos ha suministrado otro ejemplo de la necesidad de que el movimiento en contra de la encarcelación masiva se una a la lucha por los derechos de las/os inmigrantes.   El 24 de mayo, el Times […]

 

Federal gov’t ‘employs’ immigrants in slave labor detention

By May 29, 2014

Yet another example of the urgent need for the anti-mass-incarceration movement to unite with the immigrant rights struggle was highlighted in a mainstream article published by the New York Times this week. On May 24, the Times stated that the federal government is now the largest employer of migrant labor. Worse, it is paying them […]

 

How climate change impacts people in the U.S.

By May 23, 2014

Last year in March, a huge percentage of people in this country ranked five other topics more dangerous than climate change according to a 2013 Pew Research study. Of those five topics, only one was a real threat to the working class of the U.S. Ranked according to what people found most troubling were North […]

 

All labor should support LEGALIZATION!

By April 23, 2014

As progressives and workers march once again on May Day, it is important to reflect on the workers’ movement in this country. How can the working class move forward in this period? This question cannot be answered without taking into consideration three important components: migrant workers, low-wage workers and the struggle against racism, which must […]

 
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