The statement below was released today by the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism). The Party for Socialism and Liberation is a member organization of ANSWER.
10th anniversary of the ANSWER Coalition
Building a nationwide movement for justice during a decade of war, racism and repression
Dear supporter of the ANSWER Coalition,
On September 14, 2001, just three days after the September 11 attacks, the
ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism) came into existence and
announced a planned mass demonstration against war and racism for September 29,
2001, in Washington, D.C.… Read more ...
Thousands of people rallied today in lower Manhattan in defense of
the Muslim, Arab American and South Asian communities that have been
increasingly demonized in recent months.
The demonstration dwarfed the smaller right-wing, racist mobilization
that was organized in opposition to the planned construction of an
Islamic Community Center several blocks from the site of the former
World Trade Center in lower Manhattan.… Read more ...
So says Raimondo at Antiwar.com. He is scathing against leftie ideologues who don’t want a right-left coalition to fight against the insane wars of the US because that might cut into their already absurdly small power bases.
Gen. McChrystal, Pentagon scramble to avoid appearance of defeat
The statement below was issued by Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism). The Party for Socialism and Liberation is a member of the Steering Committee of the ANSWER Coalition.… Read more ...
Today I participated in ANSWER’s march and rally, “Let Gaza Live” in Washington, D.C. Attendance was excellent despite the weather. Among the many friends in attendance, I met a young man and his daughter who had come all the way from Greensboro, North Carolina to participate.
The Party for Socialism and Liberation will be holding a “Fight Back” conference at the University of California Los Angeles this weekend, apparently as both a primer for newcomers and an organizational session for stalwarts eager to move forward past the campaign season:
Food and gas prices are skyrocketing worldwide, the environment is being destroyed, and the sharp economic recession has thrown millions of workers out of their jobs and onto the streets.
Party for Socialism and Liberation Presidential nominee and National Committee to Free the Cuban Five Coordinator Gloria La Riva was arrested outside the White House Friday along with four colleagues from the Committee, the ANSWER Coalition, and the Venezuela Solidarity Network. The five arrested were attempting to deliver 102,000 petition signatures from 78 countries to demand the release of Five Cuban citizens whose convictions on espionage related charges were recently denied appeal in the 11 Circuit Court of Appeals.… Read more ...
Iraq War veteran and Party for Socialism and Liberation candidate for US House from Florida’s 22nd District Michael Prysner gave a speech discussing the United States’ policy towards Iran over the course of the last half century. Speaking as a representative of the ANSWER Coalition, of which the PSL is part, Prysner remarked:
The ANSWER Coalition believes the following: It was the colonial policy of the major capitalist powers, which led to a global struggle for the division and redivision of markets and spheres of influence.
In addition to the Bob Barr campaign’s McCain-Feingold challenge to Saddleback Church’s presidential forum, another third party took issue with the event while applying a different strategy against it.