Monday March 8, 2021
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/07/21
A coalition of 20-plus Minnesota activist organizations plan to protest outside the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 8, the first day of the trial of Derek Chauvin. Chauvin killed George Floyd in May 2020.
BY staff | Philippines | 3/07/21
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following March 7 statement from the militant labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (May First Workers Movement).
BY staff | Dallas, TX | 3/07/21
About 30 protesters from the Dallas Anti War Committee assembled in downtown Dallas on March 6, to denounce President Joe Biden's strikes on allegedly Iran-backed groups in Syria and demand no war on Iran.
BY Natalie Kazim | Tallahassee, FL | 3/07/21
On March 2, the first day of legislative session, organizers from across the state of Florida gathered in front of the Old Historic Capitol Building to highlight the statewide fight against Governor Ron DeSantis’ anti-protest legislation, House Bill 1 and Senate Bill 484 (HB1/SB484).
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 3/06/21
On March 2, the first day of Florida legislative session, over 30 cars from Jacksonville joined with hundreds of protesters from around the state to rally against House Bill 1/Senate Bill 484, the repressive, anti-speech and racist legislation proposed by Governor Ron DeSantis and the right-wing Florida legislature.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/06/21
The members of the Chicago Teachers Union are fighting back. Despite being ordered into the building yesterday, union members refused.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/06/21
The time for action is now. At least that is the opinion of workers at the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/06/21
Freedom Road Socialist Organization will hold an online International Women’s Day celebration on March 6.
BY Ryan Hamann | Milwaukee, WI | 3/05/21
Most people in the movement know that on the morning of March 8, Derek Chauvin, one of the most recent killer cop out of the Twin Cities area, goes on trial for the murder of George Floyd. What many of those same people don’t know, however, is that another killer cop from the Midwest goes on trial on March 8 for a similar act of murder.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 3/05/21
Around the world, International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8.
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