While the Bush administration and the Justice Department have carried out a war against Muslim, Arab and other immigrant communities, they hypocritically tried to pose as the "friend of undocumented immigrants" on January 7, 2004, when Bush proposed a "sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws.
When the Cuban people, under the leadership of Fidel Castro and the July 26th Movement, overthrew the U.S.-backed Batista dictatorship in 1959, it heralded a new day. Within a few years, the revolution began a major literacy program, overcame massive unemployment and inaugurated the most far-reaching healthcare plan in Latin America.
On May 1, 2003 - the same day that George Bush declared "victory" in Iraq - the U.S. Navy was forced to pull out of Vieques, Puerto Rico, as a consequence of a four-year campaign of civil disobedience that reinvigorated and united the movement.
Stephen Funk, anti-war resister, is free after having served six months in prison for his principled refusal to deploy when his Marine reserve unit was called to active duty in Iraq. He instead came out publicly against the war, the racism and homophobia that the U.
December 5, 2004 Indoor Solidarity Rally with Haiti in NYC initiated by the Emergency Campaign to Support the Haitian People, the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition and the Haiti Support Network January 20, 2005 Counter-Inaugural Demonstration in Washington DC initiated by the A.
We urge you to join us in showing your support for the Haitian people. We must act now to show concrete expressions of solidarity. We will be sending urgently needed medicines to Haiti. The long-term need in Haiti is for the social and economic transformation of the island and for the Haitian people to be able to reclaim political and economic sovereignty over their country.
The spirit of last night's demonstration was noteworthy. The atmosphere of fear and intimidation created by the police in the last days only made the crowd more determined. Nearly two thousand people have been arrested in the last week, many in mass sweeps and in so-called "pre-emptive" arrests.
ALL OUT ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN! While Bush is accepting the nomination ... Join us outside of Madison Square Garden to say: U.S. Out of Iraq! Bring the troops home now! End the Colonial Occupation of Iraq, Haiti, Palestine and everywhere! Gather at 7 pm at 8th Ave.
At the moment George Bush is receiving his well-scripted coronation on Thursday evening, September 2, the streets around Madison Square Garden will be filled by people who stand together against the Iraq war, the colonial occupations of Haiti and Palestine, and the U.
Report from New York ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Permit obtained for September 2 demonstration Today's huge demonstration in New York City revealed the depth of opposition both to Bush's criminal war in Iraq and its reactionary assault on civil rights and civil liberties at home.