Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL)
Hunger stalks the United States

The Unity and Survival Program of the Philadelphia Liberation Center provided essential food support to a struggling population as the pandemic wreaked havoc. Their success demonstrates that the problem of hunger haunting the United States can be solved with the right political will

227 environmental defenders killed in record attacks in 2020 and other stories

Today we look at the Global Witness report on attacks on environmental defenders, the dropping of all charges against 3 Denver PSL organizers in the US, and more

All charges dropped against activists who fought for justice for Elijah McClain

The 12 remaining charges against Joel Northam, Lillian House and Terrence Roberts were dropped close to a year after their arrest. The decision comes weeks after the indictment of three police officers and two paramedics for the murder of Elijah McClain

Los Angeles organizers say ‘Shut ‘Em Down’ at prisoner solidarity rally

Activists organized a rally outside of the Los Angeles County’s Men’s Central Jail as part of the Shut ‘Em Down week of action

Outrage in US following Texas abortion ban

The law passed by the Texas state legislature, called the “heartbeat bill”, effectively bans abortions by limiting window to legally terminate pregnancy at six weeks and also rewards those reporting any attempted abortion

Tunisian president ousts PM and suspends parliament after protests and other stories

Today we look at the situation in Tunisia following the suspension of the Parliament, the arrest of pro-democracy MPs in Swaziland, and more

Unblock Cuba protests in US People across the US demand an end to the blockade of Cuba

Anti-war protesters participated in the nationwide demonstrations against the Biden administration’s escalation of tensions with Cuba and the “criminal” sanctions imposed on the island nation

US aid cut US workers left in limbo as States decide to prematurely cut unemployment aid

12 States have imposed an early end to the USD 300 additional federal unemployment benefit for pandemic-affected workers, with another 14 States planning to do so in the coming weeks. Over 15 million who depend on this aid and stimulus plans are set to be affected

Police crackdown on communist activists amid unrest in Kenya and other stories

Today we take a look at the crackdown on communist activists in Kenya, ILO’s report on widespread job losses in the LAC region, a hunger strike by undocumented workers for pandemic aid in the US, Israel’s announcement that it will not cooperate with the ICC probe, and the withdrawal of felony charges against 3 organizers in the US.

Felony charges against activists seeking justice for Elijah McClain withdrawn

The three activists, members of the local chapter of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL), were among the six arrested and charged last year for organizing a protest at the Aurora police station near Denver in June and July 2020.

Felony charges against Denver anti-racist organizers withdrawn

The withdrawal of felony charges against Terrance Roberts, Joel Northam, and Lillian House comes nearly three weeks after a judge dismissed kidnapping charges against them. The trio were actively involved in organizing protests seeking justice for Elijah McClain

Demonstrations held across US in solidarity with Asian community

Actions were held in over 60 cities and towns across the United States in solidarity with the Asian community in response to the horrific massacre in Atlanta on March 16

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