Repudio a las acciones racistas y violentas contra el pueblo Mapuche

Durante la noche de sabado,  grupos racistas y armados incendiaron los edificios institucionales de los municipios de Victoria, Curacautín y Traiguén. Al interior de los edificios se encontraban familiares de los presos políticos mapuches quienes exigían dignidad en el trato a los luchadores mapuches, quienes llevan más de 80 días en huelga de hambre. Los desconocidos actuaron en su accionar criminal en horas de la noche, … Continue reading Repudio a las acciones racistas y violentas contra el pueblo Mapuche

FreeMahmoud: Israeli occupation forces arrest BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa during night raid

At 30 July, around 3:30 am, in occupied Ramallah, tens of Israeli occupation soldiers, accompanied by at least one dog, stormed the home of Mahmoud Nawajaa, the General Coordinator of the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), near Ramallah, handcuffing, blindfolding and taking him away from his wife and three young children. Mahmoud Nawajaa, 34 years old, was born in Yatta, south Hebron, and holds a … Continue reading FreeMahmoud: Israeli occupation forces arrest BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa during night raid

SOLIDARIDAD INTERNACIONAL CON LA LUCHA POR LA CLAUSURA DE LA PLANTA DE CIANURO “THE CHEMOURS COMPANY”

Desde Brasil, nosotros la CSP-Conlutas, una central sindical y popular que une a los sindicatos, organizaciones de campesinos e indígenas y de habitantes sin techo, apoyamos la lucha de las hermanas y hermanos mexicanos para cerrar definitivamente la planta de la empresa multinacional de Estados Unidos THE CHEMOURS COMPANY. En Brasil, también sufrimos el proyecto extractivo de las compañías mineras que destruyen nuestros bosques, envenenan nuestras aguas y amenazan … Continue reading SOLIDARIDAD INTERNACIONAL CON LA LUCHA POR LA CLAUSURA DE LA PLANTA DE CIANURO “THE CHEMOURS COMPANY”

In Brazil, a movement of metalworkers entities organizes acts at Renault distributors against mass layoffs

“Brasil Metalúrgico” took this decision in a meeting held on Tuesday, 28, between metalworkers union leaders from all over the country, which form the movement. Actions approved: – July 30, 2020, Thursday: acts in front of Renault distributors all over the country. In support of the strike and protest against the inhumanity of the company that fired more than 700 workers in São José dos … Continue reading In Brazil, a movement of metalworkers entities organizes acts at Renault distributors against mass layoffs

Latin American billionaires surge as world’s most unequal region buckles under coronavirus strain

The fortunes of Latin America’s 73 billionaires surged by $48.2 billion since the beginning of the pandemic even as the region buckles as one of the worst-hit regions in the world, said Oxfam today.  The region minted on average one new billionaire every two weeks since March while millions of citizens have been left battling sickness, extreme economic hardships and struggling to put food on the … Continue reading Latin American billionaires surge as world’s most unequal region buckles under coronavirus strain

Seattle & Portland Activists: Protest Federal and City Police Crackdowns & Keep Focus on BLM Agenda

For the 60th day in a row, demonstrators rallied in Portland, Oregon, Sunday to protest against police brutality and racism, as well as the deployment of federal forces to the city. Shortly after midnight this morning, federal officers fired tear gas and other so-called less-than-lethal weapons to disperse a crowd that gathered outside the federal courthouse, which has become a flashpoint of the nightly protests. … Continue reading Seattle & Portland Activists: Protest Federal and City Police Crackdowns & Keep Focus on BLM Agenda

Covid-19 Has Infected 1% of The Population and Killed More than 80 Thousand Brazilians

Five months after the first recorded death of Covid-19 in Brazil, the country has alreadyaccumulated more than 80 thousand deaths during the pandemic. This Monday (20), 718victims of the disease and 21,749 infected were registered. More than 2.1 million people have been diagnosed with the virus, representing 1% of theBrazilian population. Since March, the country has recorded 80,251 deaths of patients withCovid-19. The data with the total number of infected and victims come from the press consortiumbetween Folha, O Estado de S. Paulo, Extra, O Globo, G1, and UOL, released in a balancesheet at 8 pm this Monday. Last … Continue reading Covid-19 Has Infected 1% of The Population and Killed More than 80 Thousand Brazilians

Drop All Charges and Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater

We urge the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and the Chicago City Administration to drop all charges and reinstate bus driver and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) leader Erek Slater. Erek Slater is a Union representative and ATU 241 Executive Board elected member. On May 31, 2020 he addressed his co-workers to share the official public statement of the ATU International President regarding the right to refuse … Continue reading Drop All Charges and Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater

Update on Campaign to Rehire Erek Slater

Written by Erek Slater, 7/1/20 Yesterday, workers were able to stop management from calling the police to have me removed from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus garage where I work. Workers have elected me to be their shop steward and union Executive Board member for over six years and three terms. However, also yesterday, CTA gave us notice that on Tuesday, July 7 they … Continue reading Update on Campaign to Rehire Erek Slater