Lo sentimos. Esta página sólo está disponible en el idioma que está viendo actualmente.

Sorry. This page is only available in the language you are currently viewing.

Cerrar | Close

Share this page:

Archive: March 2015

This is not a ‘Moment’. This is a ‘Movement’.

La juventud lidera la lucha por justicia y en contra los ataques policiales.
Jayme Banks  |  Issue: March 2015

  Where we go from here will decide how Michael Brown is remembered in history “One day the world will know my name.” Six gunshots rang out. Then Michael Brown’s body lay for four hours soulless in the middle of Canfield Drive. At his funeral, his family spoke about Mike’s desire to be impactful in […]

Justice for Antonio Zambrano-Montes! Justice for Jessica Hernandez!

Jose Garcia |  Issue: March 2015

Antonio Zambrano-Montes, 35, was killed by Pasco, Wash. police on February 10. He was killed after three officers chased him through a busy intersection with their guns drawn. As Zambrano-Montes turned to face them, raising his arms, the police fatally shot him. The video footage shown on TV is shocking and has angered many in […]

Vision of a New Society

Protesters on the march
from the Editors  |  Issue: March 2015

  With massive demonstrations happening all over the world, the challenge is to see that we are all one Over the past several weeks, the world’s attention  has been riveted on massive demonstrations in cities throughout the United States, Mexico and France. What the demonstrations share is that they represent an outpouring of public sentiment […]

Youth Going Back to Collective Action

from the Editors |  Issue: March 2015

Amongst the movements that emerged in the decades of the 1960s and 70s, youth participation had a fundamental role. Young people demonstrated against a capitalist society, its model of consumerism, its internal policy of discrimination and their attacks against other countries. This youth’s passion was successful in their attainment of civil rights through their struggle […]

Risking Deportation for Immigration Reform – Part One

activistas enlazan brazos y bloquean la calle
Maru Mora Villalpando @LatinoAdvocacy1  |  Issue: March 2015

  Undocumented activists who put themselves on the line deserve recognition. Reprinted from Aljazeera America On Nov. 20, President Barack Obama took executive action on immigration, lifting the threat of deportation for millions of immigrants, including some members of my undocumented community. Over the last few weeks, I have been reading a lot about just […]

“It’s not just police brutality. There’s a system around it,” says young activist.

Laura Garcia |  Issue: March 2015

Laura Garcia of the Tribuno del Pueblo interviewed Mari Caldwell-Robinson at the Michael Brown protests in Ferguson, MO. Mari is part of North Carolina’s Black Workers for Justice and their youth organization, Hip Hop for Justice in Raleigh. Laura Garcia: Why are you in Ferguson? Mari Caldwell-Robinson: I was angry and had to come. I […]

‘I am being drove out!’

corporations that were targeted by Occupy Wall Street
Dave Ransom  |  Issue: March 2015

  Millions face eviction from homes by landlords demanding higher rents “I am being drove out of the county,” Marie Leal told the Santa Rosa (Calif.) Press Democrat as she struggled with being turned out of her apartment by a landlord who wants to rent it to higher-paying tenants. Once on the street in Santa […]

Too Much Cash? Then Why the Rent Crisis?

from the Editors |  Issue: March 2015

Real-estate analysts are warning that there’s no end in sight to rent increases. The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is calling it “the worst rental affordability crisis this country has even known.” This is big. What’s happening? To begin with, there’s a huge surplus of cash sloshing around the globe. It is controlled, […]

The Other Side of the Iguala Case and the 43 Missing Students

Vivos los queremos
Michelle Cordova H.  |  Issue: March 2015

  Four months after the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa in Mexico, authorities concluded that they had been burned, while protestors at local and international level raise their voices to demand justice and investigate the implications of the army and federal police. The Attorney General’s conclusion was based on 386 statements that helped establish  […]

The Struggle that is Born in the Heart of a Mother

desaparición forzada de los 43 de Ayotzinapa
Laura J Ramírez  |  Issue: March 2015

  It was a beautiful February afternoon, but despite the beauty of the scenery and the weather, the School Normal Raul Burgos de Ayotzinapa was bathed in solemn and silent cries. In the middle of the basketball court ̶ which had now been converted to an altar, a kitchen, a meeting space, a library and […]

Standing at the Crossroads of the Next Mexican Revolution

Laura J Ramírez |  Issue: March 2015

It has been over 4 months since the disappearance of the students and the “facts” about the events released by the Mexican government have served no purpose other than to convince the Mexican population of the Mexican president’s inability to comprehend the depth of the wound that bleeds deep inside the souls of the Mexican […]