On the eve of the 1st anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, we will launch an international statement in support of a call from All Burma Federation of Trade Unions (ABFTU) and the Federation of General Workers Myanmar (FGWM), issued on 3 September 2021, for international brands to cease all production in Myanmar. The…

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Dear Friends, Heroic Indian farmers and farm workers fresh from their victory over Modi’s three hated farm laws, are once again mobilising. Central Trade Union together with Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), the coalition of protesting farmers unions, have called a General Strike across India on 23-24 February.  We must do all we can to support…

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URGENT ⚡ #ChildTaxCredit Twitter Storm ⚡ Friday January 14th  1-2PM ET, 10-11AM PT TAKE EMERGENCY ACTION TO PROTECT THE CHILD TAX CREDIT! For the past 6 months, the Child Tax Credit (CTC) has lifted millions of children out of poverty. Using present poverty measures it cut child poverty in half, decreased food insecurity by 1/3,…

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A delegation from the Global Women’s Strike (GWS), Women of Color in the Global Women’s Strike (WOC/GWS) and Payday men’s network joined the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival (PPC:NCMR) in doing mass non-violent civil disobedience in the nation’s capital on December 13 Moral Monday to press for passage in 2021 of the Build Back Better Act, and in particular for the continuation of the extended Child Tax Credit (CTC).

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Selma James, Our Time Is Now: Sex, Race, Class, and Caring for People and Planet PM Press, 256pp, $17.00, ISBN 978629638386 reviewed by Frith Taylor Selma James is a writer and activist who has written extensively on the interrelated issues that affect women’s liberation. Her book Sex, Race and Class (1974) is regarded by many as a classic of…

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Activists celebrated the triumph over the hated farms laws by gathering at the High Commission of India in London. DIDI ROSSI reports ON November 26 2021, the great Indian farmers’ protest celebrated its first anniversary and its first major victory. A few days before President Narendra Modi had announced he would repeal his hated farm…

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Dear sisters and friends, Burma/Myanmar: Urgent Appeal for Donations We wrote to you earlier this year to ask for your donations for the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) in Burma/Myanmar, where people are risking their lives every day to oppose a military coup. Since the coup in February 2021, the military has killed over 1000 people,…

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