Oppression

Migrant Caravans: A New Social Movement?

The picture of the Salvadoran Óscar Ramírez and his daughter, Angie, both lifeless and locked in an embrace, on the banks of Rio Grande (Río Bravo in Mexico) caused alarm and anger around the world. As usual in moments of collective pain, several politicians came out to express their...

Captain Carola is Free … We Remain Humans! Fight Back Capitalist Barbarism!

The case of Sea Watch, a ship that is part of the non-governmental action fleet called Mediterranea Saving Humans, has already gone down in history of the world's best chronicles. By: Stefano Bonomi This self-organized experience of overseeing the central Mediterranean took shape the day after the franchised NGOs have been...

50 Years After Stonewall: The Night The Oppressed Made The Oppressor Flee

The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising is being celebrated on June 28. It is a landmark of the beginning of the modern LGBTI movement throughout the world. The Pride marches are held in June each year to celebrate that feat. By: Vanessa Valverde In the 50's and 60's, a series of...

One-Million Strong LGBT+ Parade in Sao Paulo

One million people took Sao Paulo main avenue for LGBT Parade on June 23, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup There was a general feeling against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his homophobic agenda. Recently the Supreme Court decided that homophobia is an indefeasible crime for which there is no possibility of leaving...

The Question of Neymar and Machismo that Permeates Soccer , Media and Society

From rape accusation to pornography revenge. By: Érika Andreassy, ​​of the National Secretariat of Women of the PSTU, Brazil 06/13/2019 The rape accusation that weighs on Neymar and the coverage given to the case by the press and  social networks show once again the degree of machismo that permeates soccer , the...

Trump Blackmails and López Obrador Obeys

«Agreement»: sale of migrants and sovereignty for the price of tariffs By: IWL North and Central American organisations 06/11/2019 The week that has just ended, the Mexican and Central American peoples on all sides of the southern and northern borders of Mexico have experienced moments of anxiety, indignation and disappointment. It all started...

Women Stand Against Sexist Violence

The Movement Women in Struggle held a protest against sexist violence in Brazil on June 7, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The number of murdered women doubled in January and February in Sao Paulo State alone. The “Atlas of Violence”, an official yearly survey on violence in Brazil, went into public this month. For...

Dictatorship’s Dreadful History Must Be Accountable

The coup of 1964 in Brazil was sponsored by military authorities, entrepreneurs, politicians of the opposition and by the USA to stop the effervescence of struggles sprouting among workers, peasants and soldiers. By: Jeferson Choma 29/03/2019 There is a total lack of knowledge from the masses of Brazil about the period of...

Rally Demand Free Daniel Ruiz Now!

Five hundred people attended a rally demanding freedom for activist Daniel Ruiz under heavy rain in Buenos Aires’ Plaza del Congreso in front of National Parliament last May 9, 2019. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 19, 2019 Around 20 organizations - Human Rights NGOs, Labour Unions and political parties and personalities – addressed...

Uruguayans Will Take the Streets Against Impunity

The March of Silence will be held on May 20 in Montevideo and other cities in Uruguay. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 19, 2019 This March is called by human rights organizations every year since 1996 to demand truth and justice for all the killed and disappeared during the military dictatorship (1973-1985). The crimes...

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