On what planet does a system with a declining prison population suddenly need a bunch of new jails? One where the prisons are privately run for profit and the only thing needed to make money is to fill them up. What happens when prison populations drop? That’s easy, profits fall. The solution? Find a way… Read more »
Posts in: immigrant rights
The petition drive for sanctuary and shelter for all struck a chord with those who believe that immigrants and the homeless deserve freedom from want, insecurity, and fear.
The kick-off event for the far right’s “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley fizzled as white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos and his supporters were outnumbered by anti-fascist protesters on Sunday.
La defensa del movimiento laboral es crítica para los trabajadores inmigrantes
Labor defense is crucial for immigrant workers.
The Freedom Socialist Party denounces Donald Trump’s Feb. 21 outrageous, inhumane deportation orders, commits itself to defend immigrants of whatever status in every way possible, and urges others to do the same. Trump directed these orders to be enforced against any and all of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants that federal agents or local… Read more »
El Partido de Libertad Socialista denuncia las indignantes e inhumanas órdenes de deportación de Trump del 21 de febrero, se compromete a defender a los inmigrantes de cualquier condición migratoria de cualquier manera posible, e insta a los demás para que hagan lo mismo. Trump ordenó que estas directivas se apliquen a cualquiera y a… Read more »
Feb. 2, New York City: Yemeni-American bodega strike to protest Trump’s travel ban. Recent demonstrations against Trump’s immigration policies prove that New York, a city of immigrants, is not to be messed with. Thousands have poured out to protest “President Agent Orange” in demonstrations across the city, including a powerful bodega (read, convenience store) shutdown… Read more »
When I was about 11 and picking beans with other school kids and farmworker families near Salem, Oregon, the farmer did us wrong. The field was already picked over before we got there and the farmer lowered the amount paid per pound. So the farmworkers encouraged us kids to walk off the job with them…. Read more »
May Day 2017 general strike It took guts for immigrants to mobilize for today’s general strike against the escalated attacks on their rights and those of all workers. Union janitors outraged about ICE raids and the criminalization of the Black community voted first to walk out, followed by cafeteria workers and other unions. Immigrant women… Read more »