Miami

Maple Spring: Interviews with Canadian Organizers

Over the past few months, Canada has witnessed a number of pitched battles around the most recent bout of cuts and austerity measures. In Toronto, workers staged a spontaneous wildcat in response to workers fired for mocking a government official responsible for measures attacking organized workers resulting in shutdowns of the airport on a broad […]

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Saturday 6/16/12 1pm: Montreal Today, Miami Tomorrow

Saturday June 16th MAS, Occupy FIU, SEA, and others are holding a panel discussion on the student movement in Montreal, implications for and activity of students in Miami, and environmental justice. The event will include student activists presenting a broad overview of student movements and their compelling impact on society, and a discussion on the […]

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Sunday Noon Downtown: From Miami to Montreal No Tuition Hikes

In Quebec, Canada students have gone on strike fighting against tuition increases, a struggle that we in Florida can understand. As covered in a recent Huffington Post article, Occupy FIU has called for a rally at the Canadian consulate downtown to protest the repression of the infectious student movement in Montreal and against the tuition […]

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Crime

Today we feature two contributions on crime. The first is from the blog Morelli84 called Crime and Crimen: do they intersect? The piece explores crime literature, the drug war, media, and terror & calls for looking at crime that goes beyond the spectacle reproduced daily around us. The whole piece is reprinted below. Second, we share […]

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1º de Mayo: Después de la Primavera Se Viene un Verano Caliente

(traducido por Monica Kostas) Crisis Global; Pesadilla Americana La crisis económica mundial trajo una nueva Gran Depresión a las puertas de las familias de la clase trabajadora. Mientras que las corporaciones, funcionarios del gobierno y las burocracias reciben beneficios y compensaciones que baten récords, los menos afortunados se ven forzados a asumir la mayor parte […]

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May 1st: After The Blossoms of Spring, a Hot Summer

by Miami Autonomy & Solidarity Global Crisis; American Nightmare A global economic crisis has brought a new Great Depression to the doorsteps of working class families. While the corporations, government officials, and bureaucracies are experiencing record profits and compensation, those who are least able to pay are expected to shoulder the majority of the burden […]

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The Monster of Unemployment

by Monica Kostas (MAS supporter and guest-author) It’s been a solid three and a half months at least. In the scope of unemployment, it’s not that long of a time period but three and a half months can feel like a lifetime; I’ll even go to the extent of saying that I can’t remember what […]

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