‘Those Visits Were Everything’: How Prison Visitation Cuts Devastate Families

By Victoria Law on March 22, 2017

Graphic: Julia Kuo

Jenise Britt sees her husband at Sing Sing, one of New York’s 17 maximum-security prisons, at least twice a week. From her job in Bryant Park, it’s only a short walk to Grand Central and the 7:19 train to Ossining. (more…)

More than 600,000 Demonstrators Repudiate the Dictatorship and Macri’s Government

By Carlos Aznárez on March 25, 2017

Photo: Resumen Latinoamericano

Six hundred thousand or more? There are no set of eyes that could have counted exactly how many women, men, young people, adolescents and children marched Friday through the streets of Buenos Aires and throughout the country to condemn the military dictatorship of 1976 and incidentally signal in the strongest expression that the current government of Macri is one of their heirs. (more…)

Grassroots-Run Bakery Pushes Back Reaction to Provide Bread for the People

By Jeanette Charles on March 23, 2017

Photo: Panaderia La Minka

The collectively-run La Minka bakery, formerly known as the Mansion Bakery in downtown Caracas, was the site of a stand-off with opposition supporters Tuesday night as local residents with suspected ties to right-wing parties First Justice (PJ) and Popular Will (VP) terrorized customers and staff following two days of direct threats. (more…)

Movements and Social Activists from Argentina and Brazil to the People of Ecuador

March 21, 2017

We would like to stress that April 2nd, the day of the presidential runoff in Ecuador, is a crucial moment for the people of Ecuador and all of Latin America.   (more…)

Russophobia – Symptom of US Implosion

By Finian Cunningham on March 24, 2017

There was a time when Russophobia served as an effective form of population control – used by the American ruling class in particular to command the general US population into patriotic loyalty. Not any longer. Now, Russophobia is a sign of weakness, of desperate implosion among the US ruling class from their own rotten, internal decay. (more…)

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