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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…

Climate Change and War–Two Faces, One Beast

We need YOU to ACT! Please sign our petition to End US Military and Border Patrol Environmental Exemptions! Please share this with others. You can also click here to print out a hard copy for distribution at pulic events. United Nations negotiators will be meeting in Paris this December to work out a strategy to…

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…

LASC Militarism Conference Workshop Schedule Announced

The program committee for the Latin America Solidarity Coalition’s conference to build a stronger movement to end US militarism and the militarization of relations with Latin America has announced the workshop schedule for the conference. An outstanding line-up of workshops makes this conference on US militarism one of the most important conferences for the anti-war…

Honduras Solidarity Network: Day of Action March 30th

“One Teacher Dead – Twenty teachers jailed for ‘sedition’ and ‘illicit protests’. Teachers threatened with mass firings for their national strike against the repression and attacks.” “Journalists attacked by police – Cameraman in hospital after police deliberately fire tear gas bomb at his face” “Massive use of tear gas and beatings send teachers, students, and…

Let’s end the wars, cut the Pentagon, and fund our communities!

The Alliance for Global Justice has joined New Priorities and we think your group should too! New Priorities is a network of peace and economic justice organizations. We are helping build cross-constituency coalitions city by city. With budget crises stretching from our neighborhoods to Washington, we can start moving money from the war budget and…

70 Groups Endorse LASC Conference – Register NOW!

The American University Washington, DC – April 8-10, 2011 Sponsored by: Latin America Solidarity Coalition in Conjunction with School of the Americas Watch Days of Action April 4-11, 2011 Help Build a Stronger Movement to End US Militarism and the Militarization of Relations with Latin America Register Now and Save Money Workshop Proposals Due March…