Infrastructures of Empire

Alliance for Global Justice strongly condemns the attempted military coup in Bolivia and commends the Arce Administration for its swift action to restore popular democracy

Alliance for Global Justice congratulates the Arce Administration for its swift action to restore popular democracy in Bolivia just hours after its National Army surrounded the Palacio Quemado with tanks and armored vehicles during a Cabinet meeting, calling for the resignation of the President and the entire Cabinet. The effort was led by Commander Juan…

TAKE ACTION: political prisoners in the United States require a political solution!

While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color By James Patrick Jordan, Eduardo Garcia, Natalia Burdyńska Schuurman (Program Coordinators) Racism is still the driving force behind U.S. political imprisonment Political imprisonment in the United States exists primarily as a tool…

While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color

Racism is still the driving force behind U.S. political imprisonment By James Patrick Jordan, Eduardo Garcia, Natalia Burdyńska Schuurman (Program Coordinators) Originally published on Covert Action Magazine Political imprisonment in the United States exists primarily as a tool of racist repression. It’s aimed disproportionately at people of color as well as others engaged in anti-racist…

Political prisoners in the USA

Read “While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color,” a comprehensive analysis of political imprisonment in the United States today Introduction & methodology Below is a list of individuals currently incarcerated in the United States for actions threatening U.S. imperial…

Under Biden, the border wall is more powerful than ever

Officials continue to promote a border-wall system that’s increasingly profitable – and more than ever like something out of a science-fiction movie By Todd Miller (independent journalist) Republished from The Nation First it was the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) vehicles speeding along on the road in front of our campsite. Then it was the…

The criminalization of pregnancy: a miscarriage of justice

By Camille Landry (Program Coordinator) The United States of America is a nation – the first nation-state – that was founded on principles of genocide, racism, hatred and misogyny. Despite limited actions to recognize the basic human rights of Black, Brown, Indigenous, female and LGBTQI people, this nation persists in denying fundamental human rights to…

Preface by Comité Cerezo México (Human Rights in the United States: 2023 Report)

By the Comité Cerezo México To all the compañeros and compañeras of the Alliance for Global Justice Sending you a fraternal salute from every one of us that belong to the Comité Cerezo México, an organization that for more than 20 years has protected and promoted the defense of human rights. Firstly, we would like…

The color of Covid: racial inequities in the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic 

“When white folks catch a cold, Black folks get pneumonia.” (My grandfather, George Robinson, Sr.) By Camille Landry (Program Coordinator) What color is Covid? Many people would say red and blue, citing the familiar graphic of a fuzzy red globe with blue spikes. Others might say that Covid has no color. But the Covid pandemic…

Security, Empire and life in the USA

By James Patrick Jordan (Program Coordinator) Republished from Covert Action Magazine The word “security” conjures a couple of distinctly different and conflicting images. One is of human beings living in safe, viable, and sustainable communities, where individuals can freely develop their full potential, not hindered by threat or assault or exclusion from the daily necessities…

Human Rights Week 2021: a time for reflection and re-dedication to justice

We celebrate Human Rights Day across the world on December 10. Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, sexuality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status. Human rights include the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of opinion and expression, the right to…