Urge US Government to Recognize Venezuelan President-Elect Nicolas Maduro and stop funding violent opposition
This Friday April 19, 2013, Venezuelan President-Elect Nicolas Maduro formally takes office. The people of Venezuela are determined to stand by the president they elected and defeat attempts at another coup by the US-funded opposition – it has already caused eight deaths and over 70 people injured, attacks on the National Electoral Council, the health clinics, subsidized food markets, and other notable gains of the Bolivarian Revolution.
Selma James and Nina López in The Guardian - Thatcherism hasn't failed: it has infected all our politics
In Venezuela, Hugo Chávez's legacy on poverty is likely to get his chosen successor elected. We can't so easily vote out Margaret Thatcher's war on welfare
Selma James and Nina López guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 10 April 2013 12.12 BST
MIÉRCOLES 3 DE ABRIL – 10:30 am
TRABAJADORAS (ES) DEL HOGAR (FENTTRAHOP Y SINTTRAHOL) REALIZARÁN UNA MARCHA AL CONGRESO PARA DENUNCIAR DISCRIMINACIÓN LABORAL Y EXIGIR RATIFICACIÓN DEL CONVENIO 189
CONCENTRACIÓN: PARQUE DE LA CULTURA (FRENTE AL PARQUE UNIVERSITARIO)
(VER VIDEO DE CONVOCATORIA Y SALUDOS POR EL DÍA DE LAS TRABAJADORAS DELHOGAR EN EL YOUTUBE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXB1L5ZE54E)
DEPARTAMENTO DE PRENSA Y COMUNICACIONES DE LA CGTP
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
In the Guardian: From welfare to wages, women fight back against the uncaring market
Listen to speak in Ireland: "How can women defeat austerity?"
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Letter to The Guardian reporting on launch of petition 'Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.'UK Thu 16th May 13
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