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San Quintín Farmworkers Take Demands to Mexico City
Last March 4th, the Caravan for a Fair Wage and Decent Life began with a blockade of the Transpeninsular Highway by the day laborers from the fields of the San Quintin Valley. The workers then went on to cover 3,000 kilometers, arriving in Mexico City on March 17th....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:14PM
Jornaleros de San Quintín llevan demandas a la Ciudad de México
El pasado 4 de marzo, la Caravana por un Salario Justo y una Vida Digna comenzó con el cierre de la Carretera Transpeninsular por las y los jornaleros del Valle de San Quintín, para viajar 3 mil kilómetros hasta llegar a la Ciudad de México el 17 de marzo....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:10PM
Corazon del Pueblo at 4814 International Boulavard, Oakland...
Event Date: Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:23PM
House Rejects Puerto Rico Healthcare Amendment
The House Rules Committee rejected an amendment that would allocate Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico at an equal level to US states....
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:59AM
UCSF Outsourcing Tech Jobs And Brazilian Labor Struggles
KPFA WorkWeek radio looks at the outsourcing of tech jobs at UCSF and how it affects the workers and public. It also looks at the economic and political crisis in Brazil and the role of the unions including the independent trade union federation CSP Conlutas....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:15PM
Campaña Destaca Necesidad de que México Tome Medidas de Emergencia
Lanzan Llamado a Consumidores y Empresas de Mariscos de Estados Unidos a Boicotear el Camarón Mexicano para Salvar a la Vaquita Marina...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:59PM
U.S. Consumers, Seafood Companies Urged to Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise
Campaign Highlights Need for Mexico to Take Emergency Action...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:50PM
Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions
"As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about policies to help the debt-troubled island....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:35PM
Santa Cruz Safeway: Remove Driscoll's Berries!
In solidarity with farmworkers in San Quintín, Mexico who are fighting for union contracts, we are asking Safeway in Santa Cruz to discontinue carrying Driscoll's....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 3:47PM
US-Mexico Workers Solidarity March & Action On 3/5/17 For Driscoll's Agricultural Work
Mexican and US trade unionists, youth and human rights advocates rallied on both sides of the border in San Ysidro and Tijuana in opposition to union busting, NAFTA and the racist wall and ICE attacks on Latinos and immigrant workers....
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 8:33PM
Third Jaguar Detected in Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz., March 2, 2017 — Another new jaguar has been photographed in southeast Arizona, the third detected in the state in the past year and a half. The animal was captured on a Bureau of Land Management trail camera in the Dos Cabezas Mountains, about 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 5:26PM
Puerto Rico Requests Continued Debt Lawsuit Protection
Puerto Rico's Governor is asking Congress to extend protections against debt lawsuits as the island charts a path for economic recovery....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 8:22AM
The Other Slavery: Indian Enslavement in America
Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:30PM
Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:32PM
Congress Moves Slowly on Bipartisan Puerto Rico Recommendations
Congress has not acted on recommendations made by its Puerto Rico task force it implemented last year....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:18AM
Resistance Works - How People Have Successfully Fought the U.S. Capital and Empire
The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics; 518 Valencia; San Francisco, (2 blocks away from the 16th/Mission BART)...
Event Date: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:20PM
Monarch Butterfly Population Drops by Nearly One-third
Iconic Butterfly Has Declined by More Than 80 Percent in Recent Decades...
Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:26PM
México : Gasolinazo, cólera proletaria y reformismo en punto muerto.
En este comienzo de año, decenas de miles de mejicanos, hombres y mujeres, han salido a la calle, hecho huelgas, bloqueado las calles, trenes y autopistas (entre ellas las que van a los Estados Unidos), ocupado los depósitos de combustibles, saboteado oleoductos, saqueado los comercios y enfrentado las fuerzas represivas......
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 5:31PM
"We have a dream, may Hueyapan becomes autonomous municipality"
The dream is ineffable, but gets closer to the reality day after day: "if we all hold hands, it will be easier to change the world."...
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 1:26AM
Oversight Board Meets as Puerto Rico Crisis Deepens
Puerto Rico's "control" board meets January 28 as the island's financial crisis deepens. In a January 18 letter, the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico noted that the island can likely only afford to pay approximately 20% of the debt payments it owes over the next three years....
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:01PM
ChangeFest speakers rally for Driscoll's Boycott, against domestic violence & for fracking ban
Speakers and musicians covered a range of issues, ranging from violence against women, to the Driscoll’s boycott in support of indigenous farmworkers in Mexico, to successful campaigns to ban fracking in San Benito and Monterey Counties, to the No DAPL struggle at Standing Rock, to the successful struggle by the City of Vallejo to stop oil trains from running through the city. Photo: The Changefest drew hundreds of people to the north steps of the State Capitol in Sacramento on January 2...
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:33AM