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calendar CISPES Meeting by Karl Kramer
Corazon del Pueblo at 4814 International Boulavard, Oakland...
Event Date: Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:23PM
text House Rejects Puerto Rico Healthcare Amendment by Greg Williams
The House Rules Committee rejected an amendment that would‎ allocate Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico at an equal level to US states.‎...
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:59AM
text Campaña Destaca Necesidad de que México Tome Medidas de Emergencia by Center for Biological Diversity
Lanzan Llamado a Consumidores y Empresas de Mariscos de Estados Unidos a Boicotear el Camarón Mexicano para Salvar a la Vaquita Marina...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:59PM
text U.S. Consumers, Seafood Companies Urged to Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise by Center for Biological Diversity
Campaign Highlights Need for Mexico to Take Emergency Action...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:50PM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions by Greg Williams
"‎As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about ‎policies to help the debt-troubled island....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:35PM
image Santa Cruz Safeway: Remove Driscoll's Berries! 480_boycott-driscolls-solidarity_1.jpg by Boycott Driscoll's
In solidarity with farmworkers in San Quintín, Mexico who are fighting for union contracts, we are asking Safeway in Santa Cruz to discontinue carrying Driscoll's....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 3:47PM
image US-Mexico Workers Solidarity March & Action On 3/5/17 For Driscoll's Agricultural Work 480_border_protest_at_gate3-5-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Mexican and US trade unionists, youth and human rights advocates rallied on both sides of the border in San Ysidro and Tijuana in opposition to union busting, NAFTA and the racist wall and ICE attacks on Latinos and immigrant workers....
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 8:33PM
image Third Jaguar Detected in Arizona 480_jaguar_arizona_blm_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz., March 2, 2017 — Another new jaguar has been photographed in southeast Arizona, the third detected in the state in the past year and a half. The animal was captured on a Bureau of Land Management trail camera in the Dos Cabezas Mountains, about 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 5:26PM
text Puerto Rico Requests Continued Debt Lawsuit Protection by Greg
Puerto Rico's Governor is asking Congress to extend protections against debt lawsuits as the island charts a path for economic recovery....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 8:22AM
calendar The Other Slavery: Indian Enslavement in America 480_the_other_slavery.berkeley__1.jpg by Bob Baldock
Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:30PM
Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:32PM
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