Nicaragua underwent an unprecedented spasm of violence over the past week that was sparked by the government announcement of increased social security withholding rates for business, workers, and a larger government contribution but reductions in pension amounts for some recipients.
Despite the silence and distortion from western governments and the corporate media, people around the world were outraged at the killing of at least 17 unarmed Palestinian protesters and the wounding of well over 1,000 others.
Activists with the ANSWER Coalition and other progressive organizations in Los Angeles sent this video to the Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee expressing their solidarity with Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution ahead of the crucial presidential election in May.
The cold-blooded execution of Rio de Janeiro’s city council representative Marielle Franco has sent Brazilians into the streets in an outpouring of grief, outrage — and fight back. Events in solidarity and demanding justice also took place around the world, including at the White House.
Protesters traveled across the country to converge on Washington, D.C., on March 4 for a march from the White House to the annual policy conference of AIPAC, The American-Israel Public Affairs Committee.
Heroic Palestinian freedom fighter Ahed Tamimi, imprisoned by Israel, has just turned 17. Across the country and around the world, events were held demand her release and the release of all others unjustly imprisoned for their participation in the struggle to free Palestine.