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Car Protest: To Beat Covid-19, End Deadly Sanctions Now!

MA

What: A car protest and calling our representatives   When: Monday, April 20 @ 11:30 AM   Where: Meeting place @ Sheldon Field, Northampton which is less than one mile from the river on Rt 9 which is called Bridge St. See  https://www.mass.gov/locations/northampton-old-ferry-road-park-and-ride-sheldon-field   Route of car convoy: From Sheldon Field [...]

Venezuela Update: Regime Change Efforts in the time of Corovavirus

MA

Join us for a conversation with Hector Figarella, a Venezuelan-American social justice activist and a medical first responder from Greenfield, Massachusetts. Hector will lead the webinar and provide an update on Venezuela, including their fight against the Coronavirus, the recent escalation of military pressure by [...]

No US Sponsored Attacks on Venezuela!

Coolidge Bridge 446 Damon Rd, Northampton, MA

On May 3, 2020, more than 100 heavily armed mercenaries employed by an American contractor, a US Green Berets veteran, landed in several locations on the Venezuelan coast. The mercenaries arrived in heavily armed boats from Colombia where they had been training for the past [...]

The Looting of CITGO: Protest US Warlike Policies on Venezuela

Florence CITGO Station 22 North Main St, Florence, MA

Parade in Cars and a Street Demonstration to Protest the Looting of CITGO MEETING PLACE: CITGO gas station @ 22 N Main St, Florence, MA. Then drive to Northampton to hold a demonstration on foot at the intersection of Pleasant and Main St. Background - From 2005 to 2016, Joe Kennedy [...]

Stop the Campaign of Terror Against Honduras’ Garifuna People by the Coup Regime

Online Event

In Solidarity with OFRANEH The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras OFRANEH, and Garifuna communities in Honduras are fighting to defend their collective territories and communities, protect the environment, and improve access to healthcare and education. Because of this, they have been relentlessly attacked by powerful [...]

Puerto Rico Update: Colonial status is challenged; Political Significance

Online Event

Puerto Rico Update: Colonial status is challenged in Elections – Political Significance is rising in the mainland. While the presidential elections took place here in the US, local elections were also held in the US colony of Puerto Rico.  There is little coverage of the [...]

Witnessing Democracy in Venezuela: Resisting Empire

Online Event

The incoming Biden administration quickly dispelled hopes he would depart from Trump's White House sanctions policy on Venezuela. Anthony Blinken, Secretary of State, recently stated that Washington would increase sanctions by making them "more effective".  Sanctions are not a positive alternative to active wars but a [...]

Bolivia, Recovering from COVID and the Coup

MA

Since Luis Arce became president on November 2020 the country is faced with a “double crisis” of COVID-19 and economic recession, exacerbated by the failed and, what some local activists call, the “genocidal” policies of the coup government. The economy is expected to contract by [...]

Emergency: Stop the Campaign of Terror by the Brutal Moise Regime in Haiti

Online MA

For centuries now, the United States has employed force to dominate Haiti, the first Black Republic that was established in 1804 after the defeat of French and Spanish colonizers. President Biden has an opportunity to demonstrate his commitment to democracy and Black self-determination by ending [...]

World Day of Solidarity with Haiti

JFK Federal Building Cambridge St at Sudbury St, Boston, MA

End US Neocolonialism in Haiti March 29 is the anniversary of the 1987 Haitian Constitution written after the 1986 overthrow of the brutal Jean-Claude Duvalier dictatorship. The 1987 Constitution was designed to create "a socially just, economically free, and politically independent Haitian nation." Those ideals [...]

Rally: Solidarity with the Haitian People and Against US Intervention

Consulate General of Haiti 333 Washington St, Boston, MA

Wednesday, July 28th @ 12:00-1:00pm Consulate General of Haiti 333 Washington Street Boston, MA Ending with a walk to the JFK Federal Building at Cambridge and Sudbury St. in Boston On July 28th, 1915 the United States military occupied Haiti for the first time. They [...]

An Urgent Call for Peace! No War with Russia!

Office of Rep. Jim McGovern (Northampton) 94 Pleasant St, Northampton, MA

As the Ukraine crisis has intensified, a confrontation between the world's two most heavily armed nuclear powers has become an actual possibility. This dangerous rush to war must stop! Instead of ratcheting up tensions, the US must work with all parties to de-escalate the situation [...]