Join Roy Bourgeois on a delegation to Nicaragua Aug. 27-Sept. 5, 2012! Co-sponsored by SOA Watch and Nicaragua Network, we invite you to join this important delegation jointly organized by the largest and the oldest US Latin America solidarity groups.
“Another World Is Possible: Peaceful, Equitable & Sustainable!” Summary We stand in solidarity with rural and urban communities of the global North and South who are exposed to the hazards of climate change; ecological degradation and contamination; and land and resource grabs. We believe in food, resource and climate justice rooted in sustainability and democracy.…
Sponsored by the Alliance for Global Justice and lead by AfGJ National Co-Coordinator James Jordan. APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 9, 2012–only six spaces offered! FOR MORE INFORMATION, email James Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 520-243-0381
by James Jordan The Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ) has received alarming information from the Bogotá-based Lazos de Dignidad (Links of Dignity) concerning human rights defender, unionist and former political prisoner Liliany Obando.
Please CLICK HERE to access a video of a Question and Answer session with former Colombian Senator Píedad Córdoba, Coordinator of Colombians for Peace. This session took place following a breakfast meeting with the Alliance for Global Justice / National Lawyers Guild delegation to Colombia in May and June, 2011.
by James Jordan, Alliance for Global Justice My name is James Jordan and I work for the Alliance for Global Justice and am a member of the Coordinating Committee of the National Network in Solidarity with the Political Prisoners (of Colombia). There is nothing we want more for the Colombian people than an end to…
by Alexander Main and Daniel McCurdy (This article is reprinted from NACLA on Dec. 22, 2011 and is available at https://nacla.org/news/2011/12/22/us-double-standard-elections-latin-america-and-caribbean .)
By Jamie Way, Alliance for Global Justice Many have complained for some time that the corporate press had failed to pay attention to the grassroots movement against corruption and profit over people. It would be hard to argue that is the case now. Occupy Wall Street has garnered a great deal of press, (even more…
By Eva Golinger (This article was originally published in Postcards from the Revolution at http://www.chavezcode.com/2011/12/war-on-venezuela-washingtons-false.html .) Ever since the US-supported coup attempt against President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela failed in April 2002, Washington has been pursuing a variety of strategies to remove the overwhelmingly popular South American head of state from power.
by Kathy Kelly, Co-Coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence This article first appeared in the Huffington Post at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kathy-kelly/chicago-g8-meeting_b_1156106.html Kabul — NATO/G8 meetings are scheduled to take place from May 19-21 next year in Chicago. Plans are ramping up everywhere.