Building a Solidarity Union: What we can learn

From Labor Notes December 10, 2012 / Anna Kurhajec   Learning from those who build movements is crucial!  In this article Anna Kurhajec tells the story of such movement building and what we might learn. Danny Weil Union members in Illinois joined with a local organization to oppose a jail expansion. They’ve discovered that solidarity with […]

Message from BAMN: Florida – Less than 60 hours

Rep. Marco Rubio hits the campaign trail this week on a bus tour across the state. This provides an excellent opportunity to personally inform the U.S. Senate candidate, running against Governor Crist, how you feel about SB-6 and how his views will impact your vote in November.

Human Rights Rides Again?

The State Department echoed by the EU has once again raised the human rights issue to beat up Cuba. In 1959, Fidel Castro declared his independence from the United States – possibly without realizing that punishment could last 51+ years. Even when US national interests are involved, Washington acts petulantly if not downright childishly. Following […]

12 Year old gets the bracelets for doodling in school: Zero-tolarance and leave no child behind without cuffs

Alexa’s hands were cuffed behind her back, and tears gushed as she was escorted from school in front of teachers and — the worst audience of all for a preadolescent girl — her classmates. “They put the handcuffs on me, and I couldn’t believe it,” Alexa recalled. “I didn’t want them to see me being handcuffed, thinking I’m a bad person.”

Dozens Arrested in Washington Dc Protesting US Torture Policies

42 Arrested at U.S. Capitol in Day of Action to Denounce Obama’s Broken Promises on Guantanamo, America’s Broken Laws, and the Breaking of Lives by Torture Washington, DC: In a dramatic protest, 42 activists with Witness Against Torture were arrested this afternoon at the U.S. Capitol. Most of the arrestees had been fasting since January […]

Massive Immigrant Rights March In Phoenix

U.S.: Anti-Arpaio March Reignites Pro-Immigrant Movement Valeria Fernández PHOENIX, Arizona, Jan 17 (IPS) – Over 20,000 people marched in the streets of Phoenix Saturday in the first mass mobilisation of the year, calling for an end to the criminalisation of undocumented immigrants and the passage of immigration reform legislation. Arizona is considered ground zero for […]

GOP Forcing Burris to Resign

Now this story may not be censored, but on a late Sunday night before Presidents Day the Drudge Report has missed this story and the Huffington Post has burried it on the bottom of the page 2 hours after the AP released it. Additionally, Yahoo pulled it off their homepage after 30 minutes. As for […]