Archief van het thema: ‘Internationaal’
Op het Plein: "Stop schendingen van de mensenrechten in Darfur". Recentelijk heeft het voortgaande geweld van het Soedanese regime tegen mensen in de Darfur-regio ertoe geleid dat achttien mensen om het leven zijn gekomen en tachtig mensen gewond zijn geraakt. Tegen deze repressie en uit solidariteit met de Darfur-bevolking organiseert het Sudanese Democratic Forum op 6 januari een demonstratie. Vorig jaar voerden Soedanese vluchtelingenorganisaties...Lees verder
In postelection strategy meetings, progressives everywhere are asking: Should we organize around race or class? Inevitably, someone answers, “Of course, we need to do both.” Heads nod. I disagree. The answer is not “both,” which presumes they are separable. Because racial division is a critical tool of class oppression, we cannot address one without...Lees verder
For unions that don’t have many immigrant members, joining an existing network is a concrete way to support immigrant workers in your community. Do you know what groups are organizing around immigration in your community? Can you build relationships and support their work? For those that do, when leaders are detained or facing deportation,...Lees verder
Banner van "Hollanda'da yaşayan Türkler" op Facebook. De Turkse minister van Buitenlandse Zaken Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu heeft recentelijk aangekondigd dat Turkse staatsburgers die in het buitenland “actieve steun” verlenen aan “terreurorganisaties” gedenaturaliseerd zullen worden. Met andere woorden: de Turkse AKP-regering gaat de Turkse nationaliteit afnemen van mensen die haar in politiek opzicht niet bevallen. Opposanten zijn al snel “terroristen” in de ogen...Lees verder
It is crucial to connect the everyday racism experienced by sub-Saharans in Morocco with the overt racism of the deadly EU border regime: the militarisation of the border as the EU spends millions to build fences (in 2015 Morocco built a fourth razor wire fence and deep trench at the border to Melilla with...Lees verder
There’s an old, grainy black-and-white video floating around YouTube that shows Black Panther Bobby Lee addressing a group of poor white migrants from the South and Appalachia. “I wanna introduce a man that come over here tonight from another part of town but he’s fighting for some of the same causes we’re fighting for…...Lees verder
In response to reports that Donald Trump will nominate Andy Puzder as U.S. Secretary of Labor, the Fight for $15 released the following statement from Carl’s Jr. cook Rogelio Hernandez from Santa Monica, Calif. and Hardee’s cashier Lacretia Jones from Richmond, Va.: “Putting one of the worst fast-food CEOs in charge of national labor...Lees verder
Today, on French TV, on a famous silly entertainment program (the Mad Mag), some White host mocked a Black famous guy by doing blackface. The host, Andreas Kastrinos, was then so proud of himself that he let the program post it on Twitter. He was praised. Everyone laughed. Well *almost* everyone. The Twitter Afropean...Lees verder
By Fight for $15’s accounting, its actions have raised wages for 22 million workers. Still, employers in the United States pay less than $15 an hour to some 64 million workers. Over the past four years, Fight for $15 has reached beyond its base in fast food restaurants and launched organizing efforts with a...Lees verder
Balthazar Johannes Vorster Een rondje langs de bekende nieuw-rechtse fora brengt geen verrassende nieuwe inzichten rond het nieuws over het AIVD-onderzoek naar Geert Wilders. De verontwaardiging gaat niet verder dan “meten met twee maten”, “grotesk” en de eenentwintigste eeuwse dooddoener “vrijheid wordt de mond gesnoerd”. Het rechtse ‘mens-erger-je-niet’-en roept “moord op de vrijheid” en stelt de loyaliteit...Lees verder