The MILLION PEOPLE’S MARCH Against Police Brutality, Racial Injustice, And Economic Inequality, happens Saturday, JULY 25, 2015,12 Noon, at the Lincoln Monument, near intersection of West Market Street & Springfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey. The march is sponsored by People’s Organization For Progress (POP), and endorsed by community, labor, student, and progressive organizations. Planning for the march takes place at POP meetings every Thursday, 6:30pm at Abyssinian Baptist Church, 224 West Kinney Street, Newark, New Jersey. All are invited. For information call (973) 801-0001. Please share this message. POWER TO THE PEOPLE!!!
The web site for the People's Organization for progress can be found here: http://njpop.org/wordpress/
Join UNAC at The MILLION PEOPLE’S MARCH Against Police Brutality, Racial Injustice, and Economic Inequality – July 25, 2015
REPORT ON THE 'STOP THE WARS AT HOME & ABROAD!' UNAC's NATIONAL CONFERENCE
May 8-10, 2015, Secaucus, N.J.
Against a background of seemingly endless U.S. wars abroad and growing domestic movements against racist police killings, low wages and devastating climate change, more than 400 activists gathered just outside New York City May 8-10 for a “Stop the Wars at Home & Abroad!” conference that ratified an Action Plan addressing both domestic and international issues.
Sponsored by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC), the conference, held at a hotel in Secaucus, New Jersey, brought together a wide range of activists, from those who primarily concentrate on international issues to mostly younger activists in the emerging movements such as Black Lives Matter, Fight for $15 and environmental change.
Conference delegates came from 29 states, as well as Canada, Britain, Germany and Ukraine. A number of now-U.S.-based activists represented struggles in their home countries of Colombia, Haiti, Honduras, Iran, Mexico, Palestine, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Syria and Venezuel also attened.
Solidarity messages were received from Cuba, Ireland, New Zealand and Russia [Read more...]
Reject S. 452, "A bill to provide lethal weapons to the Government of Ukraine." Click below to sign the open letter to the U.S. Senate.
The United States is the leading provider of weapons to the world, and the practice of providing weapons to countries in crisis, including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, has proven disastrous. Expanding NATO to Russia's border and arming Russia's neighbors threatens something worse than disaster. The United States is toying with nuclear war.
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Rasmeah Odeh found guilty
Campaign to free her continues
Rasmeah's sentencing is March 12 - need letter for leniency
Join a protest in your area
Many protests continue around the country against police violence especially directed against the Black community. Video taped shooting and beating are uploaded by concerned citizens daily. As a result a new fight back is building in many cities. Please click the link above and join one of these protests.
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