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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…

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…

Earth Day to May Day!

Find out and start planning for 10 days Tearing Down the Walls to solving climate chaos! http://globalclimateconvergence.org/ Sign up to be on the call! February 11th, 8pm EST/ 5pm PST. Click here! Global Climate Convergence PEOPLE PLANET PEACE OVER PROFIT 10 Days to Change Course Earth Day to May Day 2014 Mother Earth Day to…

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…

‘Cascadia Freedom Caravan’ hits the road to inspire activism

On the route to the Tear Down The Walls National Gathering a community of people from Olympia, Portland and Las Vegas learned from each other and bonded over what ultimately became a 9 day adventure for global justice. This is the story from the first day that ran in the Seattle Times. Expect more stories, video…

Immigration and Border Militarization People’s Power Assembly

Tear Down the Walls Peoples Power Assembly, Scheduled for Saturday, November 2 at 4-6:45 P.M. Immigration has been the human norm since even before the first family clans stepped out of Africa. With the creation of nations came militarized borders. Borders created by colonizers in Africa, the Middle East and the Americas divided communities and…

Interview with Chuck Kaufman on why to come to TDTW.

Q & A with AfGJ National Co-Coordinator Chuck Kaufman Q: Why should my organization spend our most limited resource – time — to organize and participate in the Nov. 1-3 Tear Down the Walls National Gathering? Chuck: You shouldn’t unless you incorporate a plan for how TDTW National Gathering will grow your organization and build…

Reasons for your org to come to TDTW

Why should my organization be part of TEAR DOWN THE WALLS this November? Because we are not alone. Trying to change the world can feel like a lonely business. No one group, no one person can do it. It takes collective effort, involving conversations across groups and working together on united efforts. Because he seeds of…

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…