North America

With over 10 days of Protests, the Haitian People demand Moïse’s Renunciation

Last Thursday, February 7, the Haitian President Jovenel Moïse completed two years in office. This fact was met with people’s protests demanding his renunciation. By Catalina Ibarra The massive demonstrations extended throughout the following week, keeping the country paralyzed and on fire. Until now, there have been at least nine...

Haitian people wil resist and overcome

The car is crossing Port au Prince and heading towards the airport. (.) I gaze once more, already with some longing. The poverty in the overcrowded streets in contradiction with the palaces on top of this hills. Unlike in Rio de Janeiro, the bourgeoisie liven on top of the...

Operation Elimination coming soon to you this fall

OE is austerity, layoffs, and a mechanism for the privatization of public education. Workers and students at UC Berkeley will be facing the next phase in austerity and privatization this Fall semester – Operational Excellence’s (OE) “Shared Services”. The university’s administration is setting the groundwork for much of its...

Successful Conference of the Anti-war Movement in Albany

Obama escalates the war, the Antiwar Movement gears up! The United National Antiwar Conference held between July 23rd and 25th in Albany, NY, gathered around 800 hundred peace activists and delegates from all over the country. The UNAC was initiated in 2009 by the National Assembly to End the...

A Dream Deferred

The President’s announcement of the deferment of deportations has been seen as a beacon of hope for many undocumented families, as they celebrate the possibility that their children can now finish school and thus achieve and be part of the American Dream, even as it is failing to...

Learning to Work or Learning to Live: The Working-Class Student Experience

"Go to school Mij@, so you don’t have to work as hard as your Ma." Whether it's from a family member, friend, or close loved one, we all have heard it before; that obtaining a college diploma is the key component to economic stability and prosperity. It is believed...

Obama’s executive actions on immigration won’t solve immigrants’ problems

Obama's Executive actions on immigration were halted by Texas judge Andrew Hanen, who argued that the president overreached his presidential powers when he made broad changes to the Immigration System without congressional approval. The case has now become a legal and political battle, since White House lawyers promised to...

Full rights for DACA youth and the 11 million immigrants

The elimination of DACA responds Trump’s needs, in the first place to fulfill the promise made to his ultra-right followers who voted for him, secondly to continue attacking the most vulnerable sectors of society such as immigrants and working class in general, and thirdly to continue implementing the usual...

Is there a right-wing turn in Latin America?

Mauricio Macri’s triumph in presidential elections in Argentina seems to have given some credence to many left-wing groups, who say there is a “right-wing turn” going on in our continent. A clear example of this point of view is the statement of the so called “Intellectuals and artists in...

About the Bombs Explosions at Boston Marathon

Two powerful bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon, April 15, killing three people, including an 8-year-old child, and injuring more than 100, according to New York Times. Immediately, Richard DesLauriers, the F.B.I. agent in charge of the bureau’s Boston office, described the...

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