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MAS Bases de Acuerdo

Miami Autonomía y Solidaridad (MAS), es un grupo de individuos quienes se han juntado con el propósito de desarrollar una organización revolucionaria, que conviva con los demás movimientos sociales, teniendo como meta final contribuir al desarrollo de un movimiento popular autónomo, creado por los oprimidos, para derrocar el capitalismo, el estado, y toda forma de opresión.

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Venezuelan Social Movements and Anarchism: a presentation by Nelson Mendez of El Libertario in Miami

In August of 2009 MAS hosted a discussion about Venezuelan social movements and anarchism with Nelson Mendez of the El Libertario editorial collective. The multimedia presentation was given in English and Spanish, and here we have posted the audio of that event. The audio begins with Mendez speaking, and translation follows shortly after. Unfortunately about […]

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Haitian Factory Occupations and Wildcats

Over 10,000 workers including Batay Ouvriye members at the industrial parks (i.e. mass sweatshop district) of Port au Prince occupied their factories Tuesday in support of the demand for the enactment of the minimum wage legislation passed by Parliament, but stalled by the President. The workers are demanding the full 200 gourdes minimum wage, while […]

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Two FSAO Members share their experience as war resistors on active military duty

Posted by atrain Recently, two members of FSAO were interviewed and published describing their experiences as war resistors on active military duty at Ft. Polk Lousiana 2004-2005. The interview was published athttp://www.truthout.org/080309T?n The FSAO members served in 1/131 INF (infantry) located out of Elgin, Il and began active and open resistance to the military when […]

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Update on Haitian Minimum Wage Struggles

The Preval administration proposed a gradual adjustment of the minimum wage that will start at 125 Gourdes. This proposal is illegal by the Haitian law which requires essentially a living wage, since it doesn’t take into account inflation. It is stated clearly in the – still reactionary- Labor Code that the adjustment must be based […]

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Solidaridad con Perù

Aproximadamente veinte personas se reunieron en la embajada peruana para protestar el masacre de personas indígenas que están defendiendo sus comunidades y tierra contra los intereses capitalistas y el gobierno Peruano. Los manifestantes sujetaron pancartas, cantaron, y tocaron tambores para peatones y carros pasando por el área. El propósito de la manifestación era aumentar conciencia […]

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