Saturday December 14, 2019
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BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 1/02/19
Pensacola State Representative Mike Hill has introduced a bill in the state legislature, House Bill 97, titled the Soldiers' and Heroes' Monuments and Memorials Protection Act, that would stop local authorities from removing racist confederate monuments.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/19/18
With national attention focused on the recent death of a seven-year-old girl in Customs and Border Control custody, Senator Amy Klobuchar, a potential candidate for president in 2020, has suggested that she is willing to negotiate a deal with Trump to provide funds for a border wall.
BY Eric Struch | Chicago, IL | 12/15/18
International Revolutionary Day convened at noon, at Ground Zero, as it does every year on December 4 here in Chicago. The Black Panther Party Cubs refer to 2337 W. Monroe as Ground Zero and say the Black community's 9/11 occurred here 1969 - with the government assassination of Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton, Sr. and Peoria Chapter Defense Captain Mark Clark.
BY staff | New York, NY | 12/11/18
Around 60 New Yorkers gathered in front of the Consulate General of the Philippines, December 10, in Manhattan to mark the 70th anniversary of Human Rights Day. On this day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly ratified the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
BY staff | United States | 12/11/18
Fight Back! interviewed Gabi Fechtner, Chairwoman of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany (MLPD), on the fight against the ultra-right in Germany and the current political situation.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/07/18
Immigrant rights activists celebrated as the Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously, at their final meeting of the year, December 7 to create a new Minneapolis Municipal ID.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/30/18
Father Jose Sigfredo Landaverde from the Mission Faith, Life and Hope is undertaking a hunger strike, as of November 30, in solidarity with the mothers of the migrant exodus.
BY Frank Lynch | San Ysidro, CA | 11/26/18
U.S. Border Patrol agents fired tear gas and rubber bullets into Mexico in response to a march organized by refugees, including many women and children, seeking asylum.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 11/22/18
On November 13 around 50 people gathered in front of the Federal Building in downtown Tucson to demand that President Trump remove over 5000 troops deployed to the border.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 11/20/18
On November 19 AXIOS reported that after years of controversy, Airbnb will remove all home-sharing lists - roughly 200 - in illegal Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian land in the West Bank.
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