Call To Action

Solidarity with the People of Haiti! End US and UN support of Haitian dictator Jovenel Moïse!

On Sunday, Haitians to the streets in massive numbers as they did the week before after U.S.-backed dictator Jovenel Moïse refused to leave office on February 7, the end of his four-year term established by an illegal election. One of the main calls from the mobilizations of hundreds of thousands in the streets of Port-au-Prince…

Crisis in Buenaventura, Colombia

by Maya Hernández Send an email to Colombian authorities to demand an end to the displacement and violence in Buenaventura Buenaventura is the main port for Colombian foreign trade and the second largest city in the prosperous state of Valle del Cauca. Historically, the territory has been inhabited by Afro-descendants, indigenous peoples, and campesinos. Despite…

Crisis en Buenaventura, Colombia

Buenaventura, Colombia, tiene el puerto principal de comercio al exterior y la segunda ciudad más grande del próspero estado del Valle del Cauca. Históricamente, el territorio ha sido habitado por afrodescendientes, indígenas, y campesinos. A pesar de la diversidad y riqueza cultural de este territorio, es conocido principalmente por sus altos niveles de pobreza, dificultades…

No US or foreign interference in Ecuador’s election this Sunday! No cancelation!

We have only a matter of hours to contact the appropriate institutions and demand: NO US, IMF, OR OAS INTERFERENCE IN ECUADOR’S ELECTIONS THIS SUNDAY: THE VOTE MUST GO ON!! Ecuador’s outgoing President Lenin Moreno has traveled to Washington DC to meet with officials from the White House, the International Monetary Fund, and the Organization…

Indigenous Land Grab on the Horizon: Act Now to Save Oak Flat!

By: Madeline McClure BHP and Rio Tinto, two of the world’s largest resource extraction companies, have earned themselves a solid reputation for obliterating native lands and communities throughout the world. Leaders in the international mining market, the British-Australian companies are globally condemned for their labor, environmental and human rights abuses. Today, they’re hard at work…

Interview: Despite Escalating Assassinations, Colombian Farmworker Union Fights for the Right to the Land

Nury Martinez (holding flag in red scarf) with members of Fensuagro, US Labor Against the War, and AFGJ

by Maya Hernández (Published in Labor Notes) en español The situation has recently gotten even worse in Colombia—already the world’s most dangerous place to be a union member. Right now social movement leaders, union members, and participants in the peace process are being killed at a rate of more than one victim per day. With…

Support Colombia’s National Strike – NO REPRESSION!

We who are involved in U.S. popular movements must recognize the links we have with Colombian protesters. Our own taxes support repression in Colombia. More importantly, our struggles for labor rights and peace, and against violent police repression, are intimately and intricately linked. SEND AN EMAIL TO COLOMBIAN AUTHORITIES IN SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL STRIKE…