Organize the Poor.
Stop War and Sanctions.
Community Control of Police.
Fight Climate Change.
Run for Office.
The report below is a compilation of some of the marches, rallies and caravans that took place on July 25, 2021 in more than a dozen cities in the United States, as well as demonstrations in Canada and other countries. The watchword in all of them: Demand an end to the 60 years of Washington’s economic war against Cuba, which has recently been intensified with 243 additional sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.
Debt is what is holding the American Empire together. It is also what is destroying it.
At the personal and family level, there is medical debt, student debt, rent, mortgages, car payments, credit card payments, water and electric bills, and insurance. Add on bank loans just to stave off all the other debts. Once payday rolls around, millions are left with deciding whether to stick to an all Kraft macaroni-and-cheese diet (hold the butter), or start fighting it out with the creditors jangling their phones off the hook. The one thing you can’t give up is the roof over your head.
On Sunday, February 28, more than 100 bicycles and cars supporting the Miami Caravan Against the Blockade made its way through the streets of Miami. Plastered with signs and banners, flashers blinking and horns blaring, the caravan demanded an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba. It was the eighth in a series of caravans held on the last Sunday of each month by a movement that has grown from 11 bicycles last July. Their numbers have been doubling from month to month, with an ever-more-certain voice, and greater level of organization.
- Fla. Legislature Burns UsBig Sugar strikes back! The sugar industry has just rammed Senate Bill 88 (SB88) through the Florida State Legislature and they are now finishing their dirty work with the House version (HB1601). Every year, the Sugar industry sets …