Cesar Chavez Day: His Legacy Lights A New Leader’s Path

By Emma Torres, www.equalvoiceforfamilies.org -

By Emma Torres for Equal Voice. I was only 15 years old when my family became involved in the huelga (strike) in California. My parents, aunts and uncles provided meals to hundreds of Chavistas [...]

Investigation Of Exxon Draws Attention Of 18 Attorneys General

By David Hasemyer And Sabrina Shankman, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By David Hasemyer And Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate News - A new coalition of state attorneys general gave vocal notice to fossil fuel companies on Tuesday that obfuscating the realities of [...]

War On Drugs Harmed Public Health: Report

By Vik Adhopia, www.cbc.ca -

By Vik Adhopia for CBC News - The war on drugs has failed, fuelling higher rates of infection and harming public health and human rights to such a degree that it's time to decriminalize [...]

After Friedrichs Victory, Labor Has A Lot Of Work To Build Their Movement

By Cedric de Leon, www.truth-out.org -

By Cedric de Leon for Truthout - The US labor movement should celebrate narrowly escaping a US Supreme Court ruling that would have enforced "right to work" rules across the entire public sector [...]

Thousands Protest As Japanese Gov Ushers In New Age Of Militarism

By Lauren McCauley, www.commondreams.org -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - Thousands of anti-war protesters rallied outside the parliament building in Tokyo on Tuesday, railing against the Japanese government's new so-called [...]

Day #2: Caravan For Peace, Life And Justice

By Mackenzie McDonald Wilkins, -

By Mackenzie McDonald Wilkins. Honduras -Today (March 29, 2016), the Caravan for Peace, Life, and Justice visited La Ceiba, on the Caribbean coast of Honduras. We met with leaders from Garifuna [...]

Protestors Takes To Trees As Pipeline’s Chainsaws Approach

By Reid Frazier, www.alleghenyfront.org -

By Reid Frazier for The Allegheny Front - As the chain saws revved nearby, Elise Gerhart was literally up a tree Tuesday protesting a pipeline slated to course through her family’s wooded [...]

D.O.J. Resurrects Policing For Profit Program

By Sam Sacks, www.districtsentinel.com -

By Sam Sacks for The District Sentinel - A suspended policy that allowed local police to keep much of the assets they confiscate from fellow suspects—even those who have not been convicted or [...]

Mothers Of Plaza De Mayo Reject Obama’s Visit To Argentina

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - The head of Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, Hebe de Bonafini, described the visit of President Obama to Argentina as "a mockery of the historical memory of the Argentine [...]

How Supreme Court Made Economic Inequality Worse

By Michele Gilman, www.theconversation.com -

By Michele Gilman for The Conversation - Economic inequality is now firmly on the public agenda as candidates and voters alike look for someone to blame for stagnant wages, entrenched poverty and [...]

Witness To A War Crimes Trial: My Heart Is Sepur Zarco

By Lawrence Reichard, www.counterpunch.org -

By Lawrence Reichard for Counter Punch - A frail, elderly woman, covered from head to toe in bright, colorful clothing approaches the witness chair. Her face is almost entirely covered. She is [...]

Last Hurrah? Chevron’s Attack On Democracy In Richmond

By Steve Early, www.popularresistance.org -

By Steve Early. Richmond, California’s next municipal voting is less than seven months away. But memories of our last election—one of the most expensive in local history-- remain fresh in the [...]

Protesters Flood Streets As Discrimination Law Backlash Grows

By Nika Knight, www.commondreams.org -

By Nika Knight for Common Dreams - "If we don't get no justice, then they don't get no peace!" was the rallying cry echoing in the streets of downtown Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for hours on [...]

Protesters Disown Obama’s Visit To Argentina

By Staff, www.latercera.com -

By Staff of La Tercera - Protesters marched today against the visit of President Barack Obama to Argentina and burned American flags near the US Embassy in Buenos Aires and place of accommodation [...]

What Will Lesser Evilism Look Like In 2016?

By Staff, www.socialistworker.org -

By Staff for Socialist Worker - BERNIE SANDERS' campaign for the Democratic Party presidential nomination has had a huge impact on national politics. With his message about the need for a [...]