On September 25, hundreds of community members and activists marched through Queens to demand the closure of Rikers Island, an infamous detention center known for its flagrant human rights abuses.
Working people from San Diego, Calif., have been coming together in unity and strength to demand justice for Alfred Olango.
As we speak, the White House is preparing Congress to pass legislation that would ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the coming Lame Duck session.
Fifteen years have passed since 25,000 people joined the first major anti-war demonstration of the post-9/11 period in Washington, DC just weeks after the attacks, organized by the newly-formed ANSWER Coalition.
The people demand justice for Keith Lamont Scott and Terence Crutcher, and an end to racist police terror
Solidarity actions are taking place across the country to demand justice for Keith Lamont Scott and Terence Crutcher, and an end to racist police terror
Leonard Peltier: On solidarity with Standing Rock, executive clemency and the international Indigenous struggle
Leonard Peltier: "I must admit it is very difficult for me to even begin this statement as my eyes get so blurred from tears and my heart swells with pride, as chills run up and down my neck and back. I’m so proud of all of you young people and others there."
The Sept. 12 protest initiated by the ANSWER Coalition and endorsed by many progressive organizations and unions received widespread coverage in the local, national and international media.
Trillions of dollars spent on wars of aggression over the last fifteen years has robbed communities of color and poor and working people of the money needed for jobs and education while destroying the Middle East and leading the world closer to a military confrontation between major powers.
The history behind this fiesta is one of colonial genocide and imperial settlement by the conquistador Diego de Vargas.
As Native-led resistance at Standing Rock to the Dakota Access Pipeline continues, people across the country have done their part to keep up the pressure by organizing actions in solidarity.