The Mexican government’s shutting down El Chaparral leaves its displaced residents without hope. El Chaparral has been home of approximately 1,000 migrants for over a year.
November 29, 2021
Volume 48, Number 7
The terrible lesson of history is that outright fascism comes to power through a systematic campaign to destroy every democratic right. The resistance needs to continue and to grow.
There is no humane way to implement MPP. The last two years prove that there is no protection possible through the Migrant Protection Protocols.
Congress: Don’t water down the voting rights bills
Voter suppression is a giant step toward open dictatorship
The right to vote is sacred and protecting it is a key part of advancing toward a real democracy. The movement must pressure the Senate to pass strong federal voting rights bills.
We should remember that Haiti was a legal sanctuary of freedom for people across the Americas in the 19th century. Haitians themselves are now in need of similar protections.
Many Latinos are operating small farms and ranches. They along with other black, indigenous and white small farmers are the backbone of America and are the most forgotten.
Austin voters overwhelmingly rejected the politics of fear and renewed their commitment to a more just public safety system, a more just city budget, and a more just city overall.
Amber Ortega’s supporters held a solidarity rally as Ortega awaits a trial verdict for peacefully protesting the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall near Quitobaquito Springs.
The United States needs to end MPP and Title 42. In addition Mexico needs to stop adhering to the U.S. government’s wishes to keep migrants and refugees in Mexico instead of letting them enter the United States.
November 1, 2021
Volume 48, Number 6
By militarizing border communities, migrants are forced to take dangerous routes in hostile terrain.
Thousands of deaths, over two decades, have covered the vast expanse of border counties with scattered unmarked graves because of a deadly border enforcement strategy.
The battle to articulate the demands of these movements and shape the vision and program of the broader movement of the working class is increasing in intensity.
It is wrong-headed to think that deportation is the solution. We must first be humane and smart in responding to this new multilateral migration reality.
Let’s start putting pressure on our government to pass more environmental protection laws and teach our children the importance of taking care of our planet.
Meet Antonio, an 11-year-old Chicago Public School student. He directly reports his personal story of what happened inside his school during the COVID pandemic.
A pathway opened for a deeper look into our shared history and culture. That will likely generate vigorous community discussion about history, values and ethics.
More than 600 rallies supporting abortion rights took place in all 50 states on October 2 in response to Texas bill banning abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy.
The space is an iconic and unique park that provides the opportunity for our communities to see their loved ones on the other side through tiny holes in the border wall.