Tag: Human Rights

Starbucks Is No Trans Ally

The world’s largest coffee chain has built an image as a pro-LGBTQ+ company. But it has failed to even prevent discrimination within its own stores.

Argentina Demands Truth and Justice on Historic Day

On Saturday, just as on every March 24, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Buenos Aires and every major city in Argentina to rally in memory of the 30,000 victims of the military dictatorship in Argentina. “Where are they?” the protesters demanded.

Mumia Faces Health Struggles. Free Mumia!

Photo credits: Johanna Fernandez Since 1982, former Black Panther and radical radio journalist Mumia Abu Jamal has been held (mostly in solitary confinement) in

Trump Administration Attacks LGBT Workers

On Tuesday, September 26th, a lawyer for Trump’s Department of Justice argued that discrimination against LGBTQ employees should not be considered a violation of federal law.

Starbucks Is No Trans Ally

The world’s largest coffee chain has built an image as a pro-LGBTQ+ company. But it has failed to even prevent discrimination within its own stores.

Argentina Demands Truth and Justice on Historic Day

On Saturday, just as on every March 24, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Buenos Aires and every major city in Argentina to rally in memory of the 30,000 victims of the military dictatorship in Argentina. “Where are they?” the protesters demanded.

Mumia Faces Health Struggles. Free Mumia!

Photo credits: Johanna Fernandez Since 1982, former Black Panther and radical radio journalist Mumia Abu Jamal has been held (mostly in solitary confinement) in the State of Pennsylvania. There exists a wide array of discourse on Mumia’s case in both literary and visual form(1). A recent article written for workers.org details a visit by Joe Piette and Pam Africa(2). Mumia is currently in located in Mahanoy State Correctional Institute in [Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania->]. As one can ascertain through listening to even his most recent commentary from prison, Mumia has remained articulate and well spoken, despite years of solitary confinement and

Body of Activist Found in Argentina Two Days Before Elections

The Argentine police found a body last Tuesday where indigenous rights activist Santiago Maldonado had disappeared on August 1. Maldonado disappeared following a violent repression by the Gendarmerie in the southern province of Chubut — repression directed against the Mapuche people who are fighting for their lands against Italian textile company Benetton, the biggest landowner in Patagonia. The repression had been orchestrated by Pablo Noceti, Chief of Cabinet of the National Ministry of Security. This Friday afternoon, Sergio Maldonado, Santiago’s brother, confirmed that the family had recognized the body during the autopsy. The confirmation has shocked the country, after millions

Trump Administration Attacks LGBT Workers

On Tuesday, September 26th, a lawyer for Trump’s Department of Justice argued that discrimination against LGBTQ employees should not be considered a violation of federal law.