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BY staff | United States | 4/10/08
Meredith Aby, a leader of the Colombia Action Network slammed the Bush administration’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Colombia stating, “We should oppose the Free Trade Agreement with Colombia because it is an attempt by Bush to promote corporate interests at the expense of the working people of Colombia.
BY Chapin Gray | Birmingham, AL | 9/16/07
On July 26, Drummond Co., a Birmingham-based coal company, was found ‘not liable’ in the deaths Colombian trade unionists Valmore Locarno and Victor Orcasita - the head of a union local and his deputy - as well as the next union president Gustavo Soler.
BY Jim Toweill | Birmingham, AL | 7/16/07
"Who is a terrorist? Drummond is a terrorist!" rang through downtown here, July 9 as members of Students for a Democratic Society at Tuscaloosa and Birmingham peace activists marched towards the Federal Courthouse to demand justice for the three Colombian trade unionists murdered in 2001 and 2002.
BY staff | Birmingham, AL | 6/26/07
In northwestern Colombia in 2001, the president and vice president of the mining union Sintramienergetica were taken off a Drummond bus and shot to death by paramilitary death squads hired by the corporation.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 6/12/07
Advocates for the families of 173 people murdered in the banana-growing regions of Colombia filed suit, June 7, against Chiquita Brands International, in Federal District Court in Washington, D.C.
BY staff | North Carolina | 10/31/06
Saladin Muhammad is a veteran leader of the labor and African American liberation movements in North Carolina.
BY Tom Burke | Miami, FL | 12/01/03
Bush and the Free Trade of the Americas Agreement suffered a setback in Miami, Nov. 16 - 21.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 7/01/03
Tens of thousands of demonstrators will flood into Miami, Florida during the week of Nov. 18 to protest the Free Trade of the Americas Agreement (FTAA).
BY Adam Price | St. Paul, MN | 2/01/03
In 1967, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. described the economic plight of African Americans: “Let us take a look at the size of the problem through the lens of the Negro’s status in 1967. When the Constitution was written, a strange formula to determine taxes and representation declared that the Negro was 60% of a person.
BY Carolyn Connelly | Netherlands | 7/01/01
Sparked by the battle of Seattle, and Professor Jose Maria Sison's call for greater coordination of the anti-globalization movement, the International League of Peoples' Struggle's founding conference took place in the Netherlands, May 25-27.
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