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Honduras: People resist despite fraud and violence

By February 15, 2014
Police threats can’t stop movement.Photo: hondurasresists.blogspot.com

The people of Honduras have much in common with the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean: a culture rich in art, music and food in a land with warm, loving people. Like many other nations in the Americas, Honduras also suffers from extreme violence against the working class, widespread corruption from a greedy oligarchy, […]

 

IFCO /Pastors for Peace resists IRS attacks

By January 18, 2014

Once again the U.S. government is targeting the solidarity movement with harassment in an attempt to silence the progressive movement in this country. IFCO (the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization)/Pastors for Peace says it has become the victim of “political persecution and an aggressive harassment campaign by the IRS.” At the root of this recent […]

 

Migrants and the world capitalist crisis

By November 21, 2013
Teresa Gutierrez.

  From a WWP Conference talk by Secretariat member Teresa Gutierrez. I had a dilemma in preparing this talk. What should I focus on? Should it be the migrant struggle? Or another issue I care deeply about, global warming? As we witness heart-wrenching devastation in the Philippines, how can you not think about the climate […]

 

U.S. in Colombia: Gen. Petraeus distorts reality

By October 23, 2013

Students in New York City are so right-on to protest David Petraeus’ appointment as a highly paid professor at the City University of New York. Gen. Petraeus, retired from the Army in 2011 after a bloody reign in Iraq and Afghanistan and who was director of the CIA for a year, is a rabid warmonger […]

 

Solidaridad con trabajadores/as inmigrantes

By August 28, 2013

Mientras que muchas cuestiones económicas y políticas poderosas actualmente conducen la política de inmigración en este país, una que sobresale es el racismo. En el 2004, el historiador de Harvard Samuel Huntington escribió un llamado a las armas racista contra los/as inmigrantes en la revista Política del Exterior. Escribió que la inmigración latina “amenaza con […]

 

Workers’ solidarity with immigrants

By August 21, 2013
May 1 Coalition contingent.

While many powerful economic and political issues are currently driving immigration policy in this country, an outstanding one is racism. In 2004, Harvard historian Samuel Huntington wrote a racist call to arms against immigrants in the magazine Foreign Policy. He wrote that Latino/a immigration “threatens to divide the United States into two peoples, two cultures, […]

 

Cuba, si! U.S. racism, no!

By July 24, 2013

As the Black community and others reel still from the unjust and racist verdict allowing a killer to walk free, as George Zimmerman did July 13 in Sanford, Fla., the people of this country would do well to look at the revolutionary island of Cuba for inspiration. Socialist Cuba shows us the potential and possibility […]

 

Ahora es el momento de solidaridad con Honduras

By June 19, 2013

Las organizaciones Honduras USA Resistencia y la Red de Solidaridad con Honduras han emitido una convocatoria para unas Jornadas de Acción Nacionalmente Coordinadas en solidaridad con Honduras para el 28 de junio. Estas acciones conmemorarán el golpe de estado del año 2009 en ese país y expresarán solidaridad con el movimiento de resistencia en Honduras. […]

 

Now is the time for solidarity with Honduras

By June 12, 2013

Honduras USA Resistencia and the Honduras Solidarity Network have issued a call for Nationally Coordinated Days of Actions for Honduras on June 28. These actions will commemorate the 2009 coup in that country and express solidarity with the resistance movement in Honduras. The International Action Center and other organizations have endorsed. This call is critical. […]

 

Guatemalans protest annulment of dictator’s genocide conviction

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June 6 protest in New York City.WW photo: Teresa Gutierrez

On May 20, the Guatemalan Constitutional Court annulled the conviction of Guatemalan dictator, Gen. Efraín Ríos Montt. Just ten days before, Ríos Montt had been found guilty for acts of genocide and crimes against humanity in Guatemala that amounted to some of the worst atrocities ever in Latin American history. His conviction had been the […]

 
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