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Solidarity with San Quintín Farmworkers at Driscoll’s Distribution Center in Aromas, CA
Farmworkers in San Quintín, México are urging people throughout the world to Boycott Driscoll’s products, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries....
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:03AM
Standing with San Quintin Farmworkers & Boycott Driscoll's 10-15-2016
The Boycott continues! Today we demonstrated in front of Driscoll's in Aromas California....
Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:15AM
Puerto Rico Governor Submits Fiscal Plan to Oversight Board
Puerto Rico's Governor is expected to submit a fiscal plan to the new Puerto Rico Financial Oversight and Management Board when it meets in New York....
Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:46AM
El Boicot de Driscoll's Sigue, Haré una manifestación enfrente de un empaque en Aromas, CA
El 15 de octubre, gente en Aromas, California, Tijuana, México, Chicago, IL, Bellingham, WA and Nueva York, NY manifestarán enfrente de supermercados, abarrotes y empaques para expresar su apoyo por la campaña de Boicot Driscoll's. La manifestación en Aromas ocurrirá en frente del empaque de Driscoll's por 1750 San Juan Road, de la 1 a las 4 de la tarde....
Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:06PM
Driscoll's Boycott Campaign Continues, Demonstration Planned at Packing House in Aromas, CA
On October 15th, people in Aromas, CA, Tijuana, México, Chicago, IL, Bellingham, WA and New York, NY will hold demonstrations at stores and production plants to express their support of the Boycott Driscoll's campaign. The demonstration in Aromas, CA will take place at Driscoll's cooling and packing plant at 1750 San Juan Road, from 1-4 PM....
Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:00PM
Puerto Rico: Colonialism and the Debt Crisis /Colonialismo y la Crisis de la Deuda
2969 Mission St., between 25th and 26th Sts. Near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI $3 - $10 donation requested, no one turned away for lack of funds. Refreshments served. Wheelchair accessible. More info: 415-821-6171 or http://www.PSLweb.org. ____ 2969 Calle Mission esquiná de la calle 25 y 26, acerca de BART/24 St., MUNI #14, 49. Sugerimos una donación de $3 a $10, todos bienvenidos, con o sin fondos. Habrá antojitos. Para mayor información llame al PSL, en 415-821-6171 o w...
Event Date: Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 6, 2016 8:10PM
San Francisco Delegation to Join Border Convergence to Protest Border Wall and TPP
2940 16th Street (between Mission and S. Van Ness)...
Event Date: Thu Oct 6, 2016 10:00AM
Posted: Tue Oct 4, 2016 9:43PM
Bay Area Rallies Held on International Day in Solidarity with People of Haiti
Today marked the 25th anniversary of the coup that overthrew Haiti’s first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Aristide was the candidate of Haiti’s popular movement Lavalas in the 1990 presidential election; he won with 67% of the vote. In 1991 a military coup d'état deposed President Aristide. U.S. Central Intelligence Agency agents were present with the the Haitian military at army headquarters during the coup. Protesters marked the events of 25 years ago with rallies...
Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:52PM
Puerto Rico Oversight Board Holds First Meeting
The newly created Puerto Rico economic oversight board holds its first meeting and will elect a chair on September 30 in New York City. Congress created the 7-member board as part of legislation to address the island's debt crisis. An independent group of academics, lawyers, finance experts and civic leaders formed a task force to monitor the oversight board and the progress of the Puerto Rico debt legislation....
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 7:50AM
Rally and Protest at Driscoll's Berry Store and Distribution Center
1750 San Juan Rd, Aromas, CA 95004-9027...
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:25PM
Familias Unidas por la Justicia Announce Next Steps after Historic Win
Sacramento, CA – Today, 9/22, Edgar Franks, organizer with Community to Community Development (C2C), the support organization for Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) reported on historic next steps following the culimination of FUJ’s organizing campaign. The farmworkers at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm voted in a historic secret ballot election to have Familias Unidas por la Justicia represent them in negotiations for a union contract – the vote represents years of organizing and signals a new er...
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:26PM
Thousand of Activists Call for Protection of Silky Sharks at U.N. Wildlife Conference
This week conservationists delivered a petition signed by 15,002 global citizens to the Presidents of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala calling on them to support greater protections for silky sharks at an upcoming world wildlife conservation meeting....
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:17AM
We Clarify and Reiterate the Driscoll’s Boycott is in Full Force
We will continue our resistance, boycotting Driscoll's for a better life and a better future for farmworkers' families in San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:30PM
Aclaramos de Manera Reiterada Que el Boicot a Driscoll’s Sigue Con Más Fuerza
Seguiremos en resistencia del boicot a Driscoll's por una mejor vida y un mejor futuro para las familias jornaleros en San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:22PM
Honduras - 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections May Pivot On Substance
In The U.S.A. We Vote The Politics Of Fear, The Prevailing Mythology: Vote Your Fears Not Your Values – but wait Bernie Supporters! What is it people are afraid of? This isn't Honduras. Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya recently announced on August 26, 2016, that his wife Xiomara Castro will run for the left-wing LIBRE Party in the 2017 presidential elections.” This is the second time that Castro will run for the presidency. She did so in 2013, but lost to Hernandez in a controversi...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:30PM
36th anniversary CISPES/FMLN: Party for Migrant Justice
SEIU Local 1021, 350 Rhode Island (enter from Kansas Street, between 16th and 17th Sts) San Francisco...
Event Date: Sat Oct 1, 2016 4:30PM
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 7:13PM
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz & Dina Gilio Whitaker speak about American Indians.
St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave., Berkeley...
Event Date: Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:29PM
FWP Applauds Resolution to Four-Year Labor Dispute Between Farmworkers and Supplier to Driscoll's Berries
Portland, OR, September 13, 2016 – Fair World Project, a project of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation’s largest network of green and ethical consumers, is proud to announce the results of an election on September 12 that confirmed the independent union Familias Unidas por la Justicia (Familias Unidas) as the formal representatives of farm workers at Sakuma Brothers Farm (Sakuma) in Washington State, supplier to Driscoll’s, the largest berry distributor in the world. Fair World Pro...
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:26PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect West Coast Whales From Dying in Nets
Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service to protect endangered whales from mile-long drift gillnets and strings of sablefish pots off the West Coast. After two years of record reports of whales entangled in fishing gear off the West Coast — more than 60 in 2015 alone — 40 whales were reportedly entangled as of June 30, putting 2016 on pace to break records again. New information indicates that one humpback whale population that migrates f...
Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 10:36AM
New Report Links Zika Virus to Steep Increase in Birth Defects in Brazil
A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention connects the spreading Zika virus to a significant increase in birth defects in Brazil. According to the study, birth defects involving the nervous system nearly doubled after Zika arrived in Brazil, and researchers linked the virus' spread to poverty and living conditions in Northeast Brazil....
Posted: Fri Sep 9, 2016 8:36AM