Trade, economics, and globalization (neoliberalism)

Labor organizing in the U.S. in 2022: confronting the anti-worker, anti-union corporate agenda

By Maya Hernández (National Co-Coordinator) This past year, profit-over-people ideology and anti-union efforts were particularly prevalent in the sectors that demanded the most labor. Millions of dollars went into campaigns to stop union organizing at the same time that several anti-worker policies passed into effect, painting a grim future for workers across the U.S. The…

What does the Ukraine conflict mean for Latin America & the Global South? Information guide

The roots of the war in Ukraine lie in decades of NATO expansion that seeks to extend U.S. hegemony over the entire world. This is imperialism, pure and simple. We see the expansion of fascism in Ukraine, the United States, the UK, and many parts of the European Union. The ugly alliance between fascism and…

Security, Empire and Life in the USA

by James Patrick Jordan Originally published in  Catalán by the magazine Revistat, and in English, by CovertAction Quarterly 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 and…

Urgent Action Alert: #FreeAlexSaab Feb. 16th

On June 12, 2020, the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was seized by order of U.S. officials, during a refueling stop on a flight from Venezuela to Iran. He was imprisoned on Cabo Verde, a small island nation off the western coast of Africa, for trying to buy humanitarian supplies in legal international trade but in…

Upcoming Webinar: Women’s Voices from Central America

REGISTER HERE Monday, March 8, 2021 4 pm PST / 5 pm MST / 6 pm CST / 6 pm Central America / 7 pm EST Many people in the United States sympathize with the plight of new immigrants who arrive from Latin America, particularly in light of the mistreatment they receive from U.S. government…

Union Label, Organic Coffee from Colombia – Get yours TODAY!

Wake up with a cup of Union Label, Organic Coffee and take a stand for peace and labor rights in Colombia! Coffee grown and produced by Fensuagro, Colombia’s National Unitary Federation of Farmers and Farm Workers Unions FENSUAGRO is Colombia’s largest federation of peasant farmers and farm workers unions. Its represents 50% family and cooperative…

Five Demands for Peace in Colombia – Open Letter by International Human Rights Defenders

Join Noam Chomsky, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Adolfo Perez Ezquivel, Colombians for Peace founder Piedad Córdoba, and many international human rights and solidarity organizations in taking a stand for peace in Colombia. Endorse this sign-on letter and its five demands. You may also sign as an individual, along with your organizational affiliation (for identification purposes…

Genocidio Cultural y los Asaltos contra el Río Yaqui

por James Patrick Jordan “Eso es un cuerpo de agua nombrado por el pueblo…. Han estado viviendo allá desde antes la llegada de los invasores. Para eso ser sacado deja el pueblo sin recursos. Es inmoral.” To read in English, click here Hace clic aquí para leer la declaración del Observatorio de Derechos Humanos del…

Cultural Genocide and the Assaults on the Rio Yaqui

by James Patrick Jordan “This is a body of water named for the people themselves…. They’ve been living there since before the invaders showed up. For that to be taken away leaves the people high and dry. It’s immoral.” Para leer este artículo en español Read the People’s Human Rights Observatory Statement of Solidarity with…

THE VORACITY OF NEOLIBERAL CAPITALISM AGAINST THE COMMUNITARIAN LIFE OF THE PEOPLES

Statement of Solidarity with the Yaqui People by the People’s Human Rights Observatory and CODEP (Comité de Defensa de los Derechos del Pueblo) PARA LEER EN ESPAÑOL Click here to call for the freedom of Fidencio Aldama Pérez, Yaqui political prisoner We are the men and women that inhabit the South of Mexico, primarily original…