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January 01, 0001


The Teachers, Indigenous Peoples and Civil Society Regroup

February 23, 2007

No Defeat in OaxacaSection 22 of the National Education Workers Union (SNTE, by its Spanish initials) decided that the truce asked for by the state governor was without value and took over the government office of the Secretary General (Segob, as it is referred to) in the city of Oaxaca on February 21, along with thirty-two other offices statewide.

March 07, 2007

Common Ground Womens CenterCommunity centers have long been central to New Orleans organizing, serving as a gathering location for people, culture and ideas. One activist recently explained, "organizing here looks like neighborhood get-togethers, potlucks, block parties, and conversations on a neighbor’s porch. Its about culture and community." But 18 months after Katrina, many of New Orleans’ community spaces, vital resources in the reconstruction of the city, remain shuttered.

April 01, 2007

In 2006, youth and student movements around the world showed signs of life that have inspired and sharpened the focus of radical student organizers in the US.

June 08, 2007
    A breathtaking and unprecedented array of leaders and activists from grassroots movements across the US have been building for this year’s US Social Forum (USSF), June 27-July 1 in Atlanta, Georgia. Activists and organizers have strategized and planned for months—not just how to get there, but more importantly how best to use the USSF as a tool to support their organizing, and to connect their work with broader movements. Formerly incarcerated and their family and friends from across the US have organized a “family reunion” that will meet at the USSF. High school and college students have been organizing in their schools. Bus caravans will be traveling from points across the US. And there is much more.
June 10, 2007
    The battle for access to Iraq’s oil by multinational companies backed up by a US military occupation is just beginning to brew. Foreign oil companies are counting on a new oil law that would replace the former state-run oil company and open Iraq’s oil fields to direct exploitation by foreign companies. Iraq’s powerful oil workers unions and a variety of other groups from Shias to Kurds are against this new law that the Bush administration is hoping to force on the Iraqi people.