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The Guantanamo of Colombia: Pressure Mounts to Shut Down Notorious US-Funded Prison

Originally published in Upside Down World Written by John Ocampo Friday, 29 January 2016 14:29 SIGN THE PETITION TO CLOSE LA TRAMACÚA, COLOMBIA’S US FUNDED TORTURE PRISON! The campaign to shut down Colombia’s infamous Establecimiento Penitenciario y Carcelario de Alta y Mediana Seguridad de Valledupar “La Tramacua” prison, located in the country’s sweltering Caribbean region and…

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…

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…

30 Minutes: KXCI 91.3FM Tucson: Tear Down The Walls

Thirty Minutes is a locally-produced public affairs program featuring local, national and international guests and issues. Tear Down The Walls Posted November 10, 2013 http://kxci.org/2013/11/tear-walls/ : Click to listen online. Excerpts from the Opening Plenary : Click to download MP3. On the weekend of November 1st through the 3rd, activists from around the country and around…

Travel Subsidy Proposals for Tear Down The Walls National Gathering

Alliance for Global Justice has committed funds for travel subsidies to ensure that Tear Down the Walls is diverse and represents the broad range of activists and organizations in the progressive/revolutionary movement in the US. Our priorities include subsidizing group travel, and subsidizing economically disadvantaged sectors of the movement. Our goal is to subsidize so…