World Teachers Day To Defend Public Education & Fight Privatization

10/5 Action On World Teachers Day To Defend Public Education & Fight Privatization Picket And Rally Friday October 5, 2012 4:30 PM At WestEd located at 730 Harrison St. San Francisco October 5, 2012 is recognized as the the International Day For Teachers and public teachers, all education workers and students are under a frontal […]

Saying "No" to Transnational corporate Pearson and their privatized testing scams: Parents and children rally against Pearson

Picture of Iris Culver, an 11-year-old fifth-grader, wearing a pineapple costume she made with her friend, Asha Karmen-Chan, 10, who stands to her right. The students were protesting standardized testing outside Pearson’s Midtown office on June 7th, 2012.  The parents and children who attended the rally came from some of the 61 elementary and middle […]

MOVEMENT FOR JUSTICE: BAMN organizes to save schools

SAVE OUR CITY! SAVE OUR SCHOOLS, JOBS & SERVICES! All Out for the March 2 National Day of Action Wednesday, March 2nd: RALLY at 12PM - at Gullen Mall, Wayne State University MARCH at 1PM down Woodward towards downtown 4:30PM - Rally at City/County Building (2 Woodward Ave., in front of Spirit of Detroit) =============================================== […]

De'Von Burt, Detroit student leader, speaks out!

I don’t agree with the ideology of charter schools and what they can do. I have been a proud BAMN student organizer in BAMN for at least 8 months now (since October, 2009 and present) and I’m doing my best to defend public education. Another thing about BAMN is that they support student activism; I do also!

Rally to Stop Banksters’ Efforts to Steal More Property

There is a rally at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida on Wednesday, April 21, 2010. The banksters want to change the law to avoid having their criminal actions prevent them from reaping the benefits of their crimes.

Report on March and Rally to Defend Public Education and where we go from here in our struggles

Readers- As you know I have spent a great deal of time bringing you the news regarding the efforts of ‘By any Means Necessary’, or BAMN (www.bamn.com) and their efforts to stop privatization city by city, but especially in Detroit.  I have done this for the purpose of letting readers know about the struggles against […]

Nazis in LA April 17th for huge rally

The NSM rally is a huge provocation directed at the Latino, black, Asian and Arab communities of Los Angeles and the Southwest. The catchphrase of their name, “National Socialist,” is borrowed from the propaganda of the German Nazi Party which organized the racist subjugation and genocide of millions of Jews and other minorities before and during World War II. The NSM’s effort to organize a new campaign of racist propaganda and terror leading to another Holocaust cannot be tolerated in L.A., the birthplace of the immigrant rights movement. We must oppose them boldly, loudly and in large numbers.

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Buttons depicting President Barack Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are shown at the site of the ‘Showdown in Searchlight’ tea party rally in Searchlight, Nev., Friday, March 26, 2010. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) “As long as there is some possibility of getting results by political means, the chances that any group will turn truly […]

“Springtime for America (Again)”

When Ronald Reagan ran for re-election for president in 1984, he declared that it was “springtime for America”. He should have said it was “springtime for Corporate America.” Under his administration and those that followed, Corporate America and the world wide capitalist class increased its domination of the world, seemingly without an equivalent resistance from […]

Why I Didn't Walk Out

As Jose` was thoughtfully explaining how an effective thesis statement works, the fire alarm pierced his words, shutting him up, and as we hurriedly packed our bags to rush out of the room, shutting down the lesson and the class for the day. Our class rushed into a river of students from other classes, from […]