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Magallanes: Lessons in People's Mobilization for Chile and the World
magallanes_1-11a.JPGNatural gas is one of the main sources of fuel for heating and even industrial energy. In this context the government of the right-wing president Piñera announced that it would increase the price of gas by about 17%. This announcement was not well received by the population in Magallanes for obvious reasons. However, it is important to point that in the midst of this proposed increase in prices, the government is also firing personnel in the region and the country.
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17 Jan 2011 | Filed under: Commentary / International
Spirited Protest at Israeli Consulate
consulate_protest1.jpgNearly 50 protesters gathered at 20 Park Plaza, home of the Israeli consulate, to protest the recent murder of a Palestinian woman by Israeli police, and Israel's genocidal occupation of Palestine. The protest was organized by members of Boston Food Not Bombs and Israel's Anarchists Against the Wall.
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08 Jan 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
Riot Police Seize the University of Puerto Rico
After midnight on Thursday, December 9, 2010 the Puerto Rican police force, including SWAT forces broke into the Rio Piedras campus of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), as well as other campuses. For more information, check out student-run news at www.radiohuelga.com, www.rojogallito.com or for English language news, www.dailysunpr.org.
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12 Dec 2010 | Filed under: News / Education : International : Organizing : Politics : Race
"Bostonians Confront Pro-Israel Conference at Boston Univerisity"
brass liberation orchestra.jpgOn Sunday, October 10th, students from Boston University’s Students for Justice in Palestine group and their allies assembled to demonstrate against the university’s hosting of “War by Other Means: the Global Campaign to Delegitimize Israel”
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11 Oct 2010 | Filed under: News / International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
Black is Back Response to the Drawing Down of US Troops in Iraq
President Obama has recently pulled approximately 90,000 US troops out of the Republic of Iraq, leaving about 50,000 there. The Obama administration has referred to this move as an end to the “combat mission” there and is hailing this drawdown as an achievement. The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations calls for the complete withdrawal of all US and foreign troops and security forces out of Iraq.
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28 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / International : Organizing : War and Militarism
Filipino teachers in US file class suit vs oppressive recruiters
Filipino migrant teachers in Louisiana today (August 5, US Central Time) filed a class lawsuit against Universal Placement International (UPI) and its Philippine based partner, PARS International for various offenses ranging from racketeering, human trafficking, extortion and mail and wire fraud.
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08 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / International : Labor : Organizing : Race : Social Welfare
Venezuela: The jail bars will not silence people protest
* National and international campaign of epistolary solidarity with trade unionist Rubén González *
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14 Jun 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics
News From Iceland
Mirroring France’s Tarnac 9, nine people have been charged in Reykjavík for ‘attacking parliament’ in December 2008, when they entered public benches, unarmed and without any violent intent or effort, to shout at congressmen: ‘Get the fxxx out! This building does not serve its purpose any more!’ Which was, in all respects, true. 40 days later public protest outed the government.
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09 Jun 2010 | Filed under: News / International
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