Anti-War

Message from Hubert Ballesteros, Colombian unionist and political prisoner, to North American labor and solidarity activists

Originally published in Fight Back! News Versión en español The following message is a response to a series of questions posed to Hubert Ballesteros by James Jordan of the Alliance for Global Justice. Ballesteros was arrested while negotiating for the National Agrarian Strike of 2013 and charged with Rebellion. He was also serving on the…

Nothing to do, nowhere to go, nothing to say: How the broad climate movement has failed us

 Graffiti from Havana, Cuba By James Jordan (Originally published in Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal) January 13, 2016 – It has been a month since the UN climate summit in Paris, aka COP 21. One might expect the kind of ebb and flow we often see in popular movements. Interest in climate issues, the…

Tucsonans Demand “No War on Climate and People in Syria”!

by James Jordan “Climate justice and climate war don’t mix! Don’t bomb syria ” Tucsonans took that message to the office of Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) on Friday, December 11. Protesters chose the date because it fell between separate calls for protests against the war in Syria (Peace and Planet, Dec. 10), and for climate…

Help the People of Gaza!

The Alliance for Global Justice is launching “Friends of the Palestine Red Crescent Society” a project intended to fundraise for medical and humanitarian aid to Palestine from the United States. Please visit the web site at: http://friendsprcs.org/ We formed Friends of the Palestine Red Crescent Society because of our anguish at witnessing the humanitarian crisis…

More than One Million Colombians March in Support of the Peace Process—Alliance for Global Justice Eye-Witness Report

by James Jordan CLICK HERE to support Peace in Colombia! During peace talks in Havana, Cuba to reach a settlement to the war that has torn Colombia apart for almost 50 years, negotiators weren’t sure whether or not they had the backing of the people. Despite polls that have shown that more than 70% of…

Could Ricardo Palmera be Released to Participate in Colombia’s Peace Negotiations?

(Oct. 24, 2012) YOUR ACTION NEEDED! An old, Bush-era tactic is impeding Colombia’s peace process. US extraditions of Colombian citizens are a violation of the nation’s sovereignty and interfere with negotiations to end it’s armed internal conflict. Of special concern is the imprisonment of Ricardo Palmera, aka Simón Trinidad, a key negotiator for the FARC…