Activists from Near West Citizens for Peace and Justice, Third Unitarian Social Action and Fair Food Chicago will host an informational picket of the Trader Joe’s store in La Grange from noon to 1 p.m.
The Peace and Freedom Party stands in solidarity with Wisconsin’s worker and student demonstrations. We demand:
* The Wisconsin Legislature kill the bill that would deny collective bargaining to state workers
* Governor Walker refrain from calling in the National Guard or police
* Education and union jobs are a right
* Cancel interest payments to the banks
* Tax the rich and their corporations
We applaud the workers and students of Wisconsin for leading the way in a “people’s filibuster” while Democrats hide out to deny a quorum to the Republicans.… 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 ...
On May 24, twelve minor party and independent activists demonstrated in front a Sacramento restaurant. Inside, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appeared. Guests paid $5,000 each to be at the event, and the money went toward the campaign for Proposition 14, the top-two measure on the June 8 ballot.
Socialist Party USA members took part in two mobilizations on Wall Street to protest against the financial crisis and the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Thousands participated in these events as popular anger over capitalism’s endless cycles of economic crisis and war continues to build.… Read more ...
On Saturday, March 21st, the group A.N.S.W.E.R. called for an action: “March on the Pentagon: Occupation is a Crime.” At least three third party groups endorsed the event.
The Party for Socialism and Liberation and the Socialist Party USA encouraged members to attend the march in Washington, DC. The Peace and Freedom Party — a socialist, feminist party based in California, which has more recently worked on national outreach — marched in a parallel march in San Francisco.… Read more ...