Friday December 13, 2019
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BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 12/11/19
On December 10, 25 protesters rallied outside of Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office to mark International Human Rights Day.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 12/10/19
UPS Teamsters across the country are participating in a nationwide moment of silence today, December 9, for #Frank Ordonez, the 27-year-old UPS package car driver killed in a police shootout after being taken hostage by armed robbers.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 12/09/19
Thunderous applause greeted officers and strikers from the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 at an event sponsored by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO).
BY Ryan Hamann | Milwaukee, WI | 12/09/19
Several hundred people gathered on the morning of December 6 in downtown Milwaukee at Zeidler Park to demand that the big banks like Wells Fargo, Chase and other corporations divest from the fossil fuel industry.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 12/08/19
On December 4, a coalition of union educators, immigrant rights, police crimes, and climate change activists confronted the agenda of corporations like UPS and energy industry giants and billionaires like Charles Koch and Sheldon Achelson.
ALEC, Betsy DeVos
BY staff | Miami, FL | 12/06/19
The busy holiday season for UPS Teamsters took a deadly turn on December 5 in South Florida. Miramar police shot and killed UPS driver Frank Ordonez while firing dozens of times into the side of a UPS truck he had been taken hostage in. They also killed a civilian who was nearby.
Teamsters, UPS
BY Brad Sigal | Elk River, MN | 12/04/19
Immigrant rights activists mobilized to the Sherburne County commissioners' meeting at 9:00 in the morning Tuesday, December 3 in Elk River, a town of around 20,000 people an hour northwest of Minneapolis.
ICOM, MIRAc, SARI
BY Wyatt Miller | Saint Paul, MN | 12/03/19
The Minnesota State Board of Investment (SBI) held its quarterly meeting at the State Capitol December 2 and got sharp criticism from immigrant rights and anti-war activists, as new documents revealed a nearly $1 million increase in investment in a controversial military technology company.
BY Brad Sigal | Chicago Teachers Union | 12/03/19
Photo essay from the refounding conference of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, Chicago, November 22-24, 2019. Photos by Brad Sigal.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 12/02/19
On December 1, immigrant groups representing several different countries in the Caribbean and South America rallied together at the Torch of Friendship to show unity and strength against U.S imperialism and far-right political violence in Latin America.
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