Thursday September 19, 2019
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/04/19
Founded in 1973 as an organization that grew out of the movement to free the wrongfully imprisoned Angela Davis and other political prisoners, the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression is set to relaunch this November.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | St. Paul, MN | 9/02/19
“In 2017, the Trump administration awarded Elbit a contract to work on the expansion of the Mexico border wall. Elbit System’s CEO has said that the company’s current growth can be attributed to increased U.S. border spending,” said Sarah Martin of Women Against Military Madness.
BY staff | Washington DC | 8/30/19
In a video released on August 29, 2019, Iván Márquez, former lead peace negotiator for the FARC-EP in the peace talks in Havana, Cuba, announced that a sector of the FARC party (name of the successor party to the FARC-EP that was founded after the signing of the peace agreement in 2016) were returning to the armed struggle under the banner of the revolutionary guerrilla organization the FARC-EP (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia- Ejército del Pueblo).
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BY staff | Washington, DC | 8/28/19
Israel launched a drone attack in Beirut’s southern suburb, Dahiyeh, August 24, targeting the media offices of the national democratic political party Hezbollah.
BY Ted Mika | St. Paul, MN | 8/26/19
On August 24, protesters shut down a light rail train, blocked traffic and shut down the main entrance to the Minnesota State Fair.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 8/25/19
On Friday, August 23, the U.S. stock market opened lower, on the news that China was retaliating to Trump's latest round of tariffs.
BY Wyatt Miller | St. Paul, MN | 8/23/19
On August 22, immigrant rights and Palestine solidarity activists presented over 1000 signatures of Minnesota residents petitioning the State Board of Investments (SBI) to divest state pension funds from the Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 8/21/19
On August 19, Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) held a press conference in the State Capitol in Saint Paul to a packed room, with an overflow of 100 people, on the human cost of the Israeli occupation of Palestine and travel restrictions.
BY Sean Orr | Chicago, IL | 8/18/19
Venezuela is a country where the dreams of the conscious workers of the world are being made real.
BY Anti-War Committee | Twin Cities, MN | 8/18/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following August 15 statement from the Twin Cities based Anti-War Committee.
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