Monday December 9, 2019
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/20/19
On September 13, SEIU Local 73 demanded an end to the city of Chicago spending $33 million from the budget of the public schools, and $12 million from the Parks Department, for police officers.
BY Austin Jensen | St. Paul, MN | 9/17/19
Over 40 people protested in front of the Governor's Residence Monday, September 16, to demand the divestment of Elbit Systems by the State of Minnesota.
BY Lindsey Spietz | Kenosha, WI | 9/11/19
When Cyntoia Brown’s case was brought forward to the media, there was a large public outcry for justice.
BY staff | Arlington, TX | 9/07/19
60 people showed up at a protest organized by the Progressive Student Union (PSU) at the University of Texas at Arlington, September 4, against the Trump administration’s change to of policy on the detention of undocumented children.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 9/06/19
A September 5 press conference at the offices of CAIR MN made public new information in the police murder of 23-year-old Isak Aden.
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 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 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.
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