Trade, economics, and globalization (neoliberalism)

Ecology and Climate Justice Delegation to Peru

Taking the Struggle to the Streets for the UN Climate Summit in Lima! Dec. 3-13, 2014 Click Here to get more information An Alliance for Global Justice delegation. Our hosts are the Forum Solidaridad Perú (FSP -Peru Solidarity Forum) and the Movimiento de Ciudadanos frente el Cambio Climático (MOCICC-the Citizens Movement Confronting Climate Change). For…

Colombian Unionists Endure Mass Arrests, Bombings in April

TAKE ACTION! The Alliance for Global Justice is very concerned about the April 17, 2014 detention of 17 agricultural workers and union members from the municipality of Leiva in the Colombian department of Nariño. This is one of a series of high profile arrests and mass detentions of union and peasant leaders that have occurred…

United Steelworkers Letter Condemns April 2014 Repression of Colombian Unions

CLICK HERE to send email to the Colombian government and US State Department on behalf of ASTRACAN and SINTRAEMCALI   To: Juan Manuel Santos Calderón Presidente de la República Carrera 8 No. 7 -26 Palacio de Nariño Bogotá, Colombia Dear President Santos: We are writing on behalf of the 850,000 members of the USW in…

Coffee Workers Being Released–Just Peace Coffee Brigade CANCELED

Just Peace Coffee Brigade CANCELED — Dolores Detainees are being released in time for coffee harvest! The Alliance for Global Justice, working with the Colombian human rights group, Lazos de Dignidad, and the Tolima Association of Peasant Workers (Astracatol), has been invited to organize a coffee picking brigade to Dolores, Tolima, a community threatened by…

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Is a Horrible Rip-off and a Direct Threat to Democracy Itself

(This information was compiled or written by Glen Anderson of Olympia Fellowship Of Reconciliation. Originally published on the “Global Economics” part of the website, www.olympiafor.org. Watch Olympia FOR’s November 2013 TV program on this topic.) By Glen Anderson TPP’s “Fast Track” has been introduced in Congress to prevent serious debate and prevent any amendments whatsoever.…

US Labor Against the War Workshop

From a War Economy to a Peace Economy:The Challenge of Economic Conversion Millions of workers in the U.S. are employed by the military-industrial-security complex. What are the steps we must take to move the country from a war and military-dependent economy to a sustainable demilitarized economy? How do we engage those whose jobs and incomes…

Shutdown the Shutdown Talking Points and Resources

Compiled by Peace Action’s Move the Money Working Group We need to find ways to connect the current Congressional crisis with the ongoing struggle to change national spending priorities: Move the Money from wars and weapons to fund jobs, human services and diplomacy. Two immediate actions we can take: 1. Public education: Letters to the…

Colombian Unionists Speak Out about Repression in Tolima

This six minute video is a production of the Alliance for Global Justice and Pan Left.  It features leaders of the Peasant Workers Association of Tolima (Astracatol), all of whom have since been arrested as a part of the recent government crackdown on Colombia’s labor, agrarian and popular movements.  Many AfGJ supporters will recognize the…