Miami, FL– A group of community residents will gather in front of the Haitian Consulate of Miami on Wednesday, August 19th, from 12-2pm to support workers in Haiti who are fighting for a minimum wage of 200 gourdes a day (5 USD).
From the IWW: Event: 8/17- Starbucks! Stop the Cuts! Hand Off Our Healthcare! Protest/Rally! “Members and supporters of the IWW Starbucks Workers Union to protest and rally against Starbucks’ HEALTH CARE CUTS and UNION BUSTING on this National DAY OF ACTION” What: Protest Host: I ♥ Union Baristas! Start Time: Monday, August 17 at 12:00pm […]
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.
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 […]
Más de 10.000 trabajadores, incluyendo a miembros de Batay Ouvrije, en la zona industrial (es decir, en el distrito de las enormes maquilas) de Puerto Príncipe, ocuparon sus fábricas el martes en apoyo a la petición de una legislación de salario mínimo aprobada por el parlamento, pero bloqueada por el presidente. Los trabajadores piden un […]
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 […]
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 at http://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 […]
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 […]