Labor

The People’s Hammer Can Tear Down Any Border Wall

by James Patrick Jordan en español The antidote to ruling class unity is the unity of peoples. “El pueblo unido jamas será vencido” (The people united will never be defeated) must be more than a slogan. It must be the reality, the hammer that we use to tear down the walls and beat back the…

Tear Down the Walls Mexico Delegation, March 10-20, 2017: While Trump demands Mexico build us a border wall, the US is Building Prison Walls in Mexico—What’s going on?

The United States is building walls and militarizing both the US-Mexico border and Mexico’s southern border. The US is also building prison walls throughout Mexico and militarizing police as living walls to repress and reign in popular movements. When Mexican police fire on striking teachers and normal school students, they’re using weapons made in the…

Carta Abierta a Fensuagro, la Marcha Patriótica y el Pueblo Colombiano

In English Queridas hermanos y camaradas: Es con una tristeza profunda que les escribimos para ofrecer nuestras condolencias por las víctimas de los recientes ataques contra sus organizaciones y contra todo el proceso de paz. Hemos sabido que 72 defensores de derechos laborales y humanos, activistas por la paz, dirigentes indígenas y ambientalistas han sido…

An Open Letter to Fensuagro, the Marcha Patriótica and All the Colombian People

En español Dear Sisters, Brothers, Friends and Comrades, It is with deep sorrow that we write to express our condolences for the recent assaults against your organizations and against the entire process for peace. We have learned that 72 human and labor rights defenders, peace activists, indigenous leaders and environmentalists were assassinated in 2016 alone.…

Will Sunday bring a new era to Colombia?

Update from James Jordan, National Co-coordinator of the Alliance for Global Justice in Colombia for the referendum vote on October 2ndby James Patrick Jordan (Follow the LIVE BLOG on October 2nd for on the ground reporting from AfGJ’s International Accompaniment delegation.) Today I feel like I am completing a circle–a circle of peace. This is…

LIVE BLOG: Yes to the Plebiscite, Yes to Peace!

Follow on October 2nd for updates from AfGJ’s international accompaniment delegation on the ground for the Colombia Peace Accord Vote. The Alliance for Global Justice is in Colombia for the historic signing of the Peace Accords and for the referendum vote on October 2. The delegation will be in four areas of the country to…

Declaración de la Alianza por la Justicia Global sobre los Ataques contra el Proceso de Paz en Colombia

Denuncia de la Alianza por la Justicia Global sobre el Asesinato de Cecilia Coicue y la Represión contra los Campesinos y Campesinas de Colombia In English Nosotros de la Alianza por la Justicia Global (Alliance for Global Justice) de los Estados Unidos expresamos nuestra tristeza y enojo profundo al saber del asesinato de Cecilia Coicue…

AfGJ Denounces Attacks on Peace Process in Colombia

The Alliance for Global Justice Denounces the Murder of Cecilia Coicue and the Continued Repression Against FENSUAGRO and All Rural Workers of Colombia Leer en Español The Alliance for Global Justice (AfGJ) expresses our profound sadness and anger after learning of the murder of Cecilia Coicue in the village of Cominera, Municipality of Corinto, Cauca,…