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text Congress Moves Slowly on Bipartisan Puerto Rico Recommendations by Greg Williams
Congress has not acted on recommendations made by its Puerto Rico task force it implemented last year....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:18AM
calendar Resistance Works - How People Have Successfully Fought the U.S. Capital and Empire by Diablo Rising Tide
The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics; 518 Valencia; San Francisco, (2 blocks away from the 16th/Mission BART)...
Event Date: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:20PM
image Monarch Butterfly Population Drops by Nearly One-third 480_monarchpopulationgraph_center_for_biological_diversity_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Iconic Butterfly Has Declined by More Than 80 Percent in Recent Decades...
Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:26PM
image México : Gasolinazo, cólera proletaria y reformismo en punto muerto. 480__93270205_reut2_1.jpg by partido comunista internacional
En este comienzo de año, decenas de miles de mejicanos, hombres y mujeres, han salido a la calle, hecho huelgas, bloqueado las calles, trenes y autopistas (entre ellas las que van a los Estados Unidos), ocupado los depósitos de combustibles, saboteado oleoductos, saqueado los comercios y enfrentado las fuerzas represivas......
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 5:31PM
image "We have a dream, may Hueyapan becomes autonomous municipality" 480_15622109_10208518233530332_3586227400383865381_n_1.jpg by Demián Revart
The dream is ineffable, but gets closer to the reality day after day: "if we all hold hands, it will be easier to change the world."...
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 1:26AM
text Oversight Board Meets as Puerto Rico Crisis Deepens by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's "control" board meets January 28 as the island's financial crisis deepens. In a January 18 letter, the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico noted that the island can likely only afford to pay approximately 20% of the debt payments it owes over the next three years....
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:01PM
image ChangeFest speakers rally for Driscoll's Boycott, against domestic violence & for fracking ban 480_changefest_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Speakers and musicians covered a range of issues, ranging from violence against women, to the Driscoll’s boycott in support of indigenous farmworkers in Mexico, to successful campaigns to ban fracking in San Benito and Monterey Counties, to the No DAPL struggle at Standing Rock, to the successful struggle by the City of Vallejo to stop oil trains from running through the city. Photo: The Changefest drew hundreds of people to the north steps of the State Capitol in Sacramento on January 2...
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:33AM
text Ecuador Minister Discusses Need for UN Tax Body with Transparency Advocates by Greg
Ecuador Foreign Minister Guillame Long will meet with civil society groups on Thursday to discuss tax avoidance, corruption and development....
Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:21PM
text Puerto Rico Debt Law Could Apply to US Virgin Islands by Greg
A US law passed to address Puerto Rico's debt crisis could apply retroactively to the US Virgin Islands, another heavily indebted US territory....
Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:04PM
text Bahamas: Another Victim of Caribbean Debt Crisis by Greg
The ratings agency Standard & Poor's downgraded the Bahamas' debt to 'junk' status....
Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:55AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Moves Forward on Debt Restructuring by Greg
Puerto Rico's "control" board sent a letter to current Governor Alejandro García Padilla and incoming Governor Ricardo Rossello stating areas for fiscal plan review and that debt restructuring talks are moving forward....
Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:13PM
text Despite New Jaguars in US, Feds Release Plan to Recover Endangered Jaguars Only in Mexico by Center for Biological Diversity
New Plan Fails to Guide Recovery in U.S. Southwest...
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:39PM
text Amid Debt Crisis, Venezuela Fails to Supply Larger Bills by Greg
Venezuela missed a self imposed deadline to release new higher-denomination bills designed to help its citizens amidst rising inflation....
Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:39AM
image Indigenous Armed Group Created in the Mountains of Guerrero 480_crsj-pcp-guerrero_1.jpg by Ruptura Colectiva
They send a message to the world: “With autonomy we fight for life and territory”...
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:35PM
image Evicted Okupa Chanti Ollin Calls for Solidarity 480_chanti-ollin-protest-mexico_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Members of Chanti Ollin are calling for those who stand in solidarity across the globe to deliver the below statement to the nearest Mexican Embassy....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:47PM
image Chanti Ollin, Okupa Desalojada, Hace Una Llamada Para La Solidaridad 480_chanti-ollin-protest-mexico-es_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Miembros del Chanti Ollin hacen una llamada a la solidaridad internacional, para que entreguen el siguiente pronunciamiento a la Embajada Mexicana más cercana....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:43PM
calendar Convergence at the Border Berkeley Report Back imagesp7snvi6j.jpg by Cynthia Johnson
BFUU Education Bldg., 2nd Floor, Benjy Room 1606 Bonita Ave., Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Thu Dec 15, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 6, 2016 11:07PM
calendar Immigration and Free Trade Policies by Karl Kramer
Plumbers Hall, 1621 Market Street (near Gough), San Francisco...
Event Date: Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:15PM
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 6:27AM
image Ciudad de México: Chanti Ollin denuncia desalojo violento 480_chanti-ollin-se-queda-ciudad-de-mexico_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
En la Ciudad de México, el espacio cultural autónomo Chanti Ollin sobrevive un violento desalojo y sigue resistiendo....
Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:53PM
image Mexico City: Chanti Ollin Denounces Violent Eviction 480_chanti-ollin-se-queda_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
In Mexico City, the autonomous cultural space Chanti Ollin withstands a violent eviction and continues in resistance....
Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:42PM