BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 10/25/16
“Right to Exist, Right to Resist” was the theme of the national political conference called by the International League of People’s Struggles (ILPS) - U.S. Chapter, held in Chicago, Oct. 22.
BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 10/10/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Oct. 9 statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/10/16
Over 60 people joined a Minneapolis protest on Oct. 8, organized under the call of ‘Stop Endless U.S. Wars.’
BY Cassia Laham | Fort Lauderdale, FL | 10/10/16
Over 50 protesters from several different cities gathered outside of the Federal Courthouse here, Oct. 8 to mark the 15th anniversary of the U.S. war in Afghanistan. They demanded that the U.S. stop intervening in and occupying countries in the Middle East, an end to U.S. drone strikes, and to end all financial and military assistance for Saudi and Israeli war crimes.
BY staff | Boston, MA | 10/10/16
Harvard, the world’s wealthiest university, saw its first workers’ strike in over 30 years this week as Harvard University Dining Service (HUDS). Food service workers, members of UNITE HERE Local 26 took to the picket lines on Oct. 5. Workers were in contract negotiations with the Harvard administration since the end of May. The administration is refusing to budge on key workers’ demands including equitable healthcare, year-round employment, and a racial justice task force to promote equality at work.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 10/10/16
Eight months after the LAPD killing of Jose “Peruzzi” Mendez – the 16-year-old killed by LAPD, and four other police killings of young Chicanos in Boyle Heights, an Oct. 6 call-in day action was organized by Centro CSO.
BY staff | Lufkin, TX | 10/08/16
Students at Angelina College (AC) held a rally and march to protest police crimes against the African American community on Oct. 5. The action began in front of the AC Student Center, with 20 students and faculty.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 10/08/16
In front of media cameras and surrounded by family and supporters, Teresa Dominguez, the mother of Jesse Romero, demanded justice for her son.
BY Cherrene Horazuk | Durban, South Africa | 10/08/16
On behalf of the U.S. delegation, thank you to the WFTU for inviting us to observe this 17th congress. It is an honor to be among so many leaders and fighters for our class.
BY Megan Faye Barnhurst | Salt lake City, UT | 10/08/16
On Sept. 27, 25 students rallied and marched on the University of Utah campus demanding “Education for all!”