WHISTLEBLOWING, DISSENT, ACCOUNTABILITY Saturday 8 May Join distinguished international speakers Sami Al-Arian, Academic Michael Albert, Author and activist Mads Andenæs, Lawyer Diani Barreto, Painter and activist Somerset Bean, Graphic designer Max Blumenthal, Investigative journalist and author Jonathan Cook, Journalist and author John Christensen, Tax justice campaigner Eileen Chubb, Whistleblower and founder of Compassion in Care Marjorie Cohn,…

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LETTERS, 15 April, 2021 • DR Angela Davis, distinguished academic and renowned anti-racist campaigner, had a recent talk at Butler university, Indianapolis, cancelled. Various reasons were given, but Butler university organisations and community groups said that the university had been “bombarded by pressure from Zionist students… because of Davis’s support for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions”…

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Register now for the Truth Commission: Poverty in all its forms is violence: Caregivers victimized by poverty speak out! (online). Thursday March 18 from 7-8:30pm (US Eastern Time).   Convened by National Welfare Rights Union (NWRU).  Testifiers include Global Women’s Strike Benefits Working Group members. Registration link:https://actionnetwork.org/events/truth-commission-poverty-in-all-its-forms-is-violence-caregivers-victimized-by-poverty-speak-out

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Global Women’s Strike & Women of Colour GWS – International Women’s Day 2021 CARING for PEOPLE and PLANET Against POVERTY and DICTATORSHIP Women (and men) in a number of countries are calling for a Care Income Now!, an income for all those – beginning with women, the first carers everywhere, and extending to all genders…

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18 February – Support the Farmers “Rail Roko” (Railway Blockade) across India 12 pm to 4pm (local time). FACT SHEET Millions of farmers strike against laws that put corporations in charge of land and food production Watch 6-minute video why farmers are protesting The movement to repeal Modi’s three Farm Acts is growing in strength…

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We join Citizens for Justice & Peace in India to urge you to please sign this petition & share it widely Petition: Release Dalit Trade Union Activist Nodeep Kaur On 12 January, organiser and factory worker, Ms Kaur, with other Kundli Industrial Area factory workers, was participating in the farmers’ protest near the Singhu border…

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From: Care Income Now! A network coordinated by Global Women’s Strike and Women of Colour in GWS We stand in solidarity with the women farmers of India, whether they are farmers of small family holdings or farm labourers, who are demanding the scrapping of Modi’s three Farm Acts: The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion…

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By Ashitha NageshBBC NewsPublished2 days agoShare Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late basketball star Kobe Bryant, has found herself at the centre of a torrid domestic drama, within a year of the death of her husband and daughter. She is being sued by her mother. In the lawsuit Sofia Laine argues that she should be…

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Haitian Lives Matter!JOIN WEEK OF ACTION IN SUPPORT OF TODAY’S BLACK JACOBINS   From 10 Dec (Intl Human Rights Day) to 16 Dec (30th anniversary of Haiti’s first democratically elected government)   Today, Haitians are in revolt against a corrupt government backed by the US and other western powers. As the movement has grown, the…

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REVIEWFILM To complement a Steve McQueen Small Axe film, an online account of the momentous trial can now be viewed, writes Bronwen Weatherby 04 December, 2020 — By Bronwen Weatherby Ian Macdonald, Altheia Jones-LeCointe and Selma James in How the Mangrove Nine Won A FIRST-HAND account of the momentous court case that saw nine black men and…

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