Photos of the cane cutters’ march in the Dominican Republic

Here are photos from a march and demonstration last week (March 18) of sugar cane cutters in Santo Domingo. The Union of Sugarcane Workers have been waging a national mobilization campaign since February 25.Their demands are: • 3rd Pension Act for sugarcane workers. • Medical Insurance. • Increased pension RD $ 5,000 to RD $ [...]

Support Haitian Sugar Cane Cutters in the Dominican Republic!

Please consider sending a note of encouragement and solidarity to Haitian sugar cane cutters in the Dominican Republic who are taking a stand today and Wednesday, as described below in a message from Batay Ouvriye. Their email address: trabajadoresbateyes@hotmail.com To find out more about the lives of the workers in sugar production, here's a documentary, [...]

International Working Women’s Day in Haiti

From Batay Ouvriye: This year in Answouj, in the Northwest [Haiti], we have focused our forces on 8 March 2015. The day commemorating the fight of working women! Some photos will inform us. […]

One Struggle Progressive Open Mic 3/19/15

The upcoming Open Mic will be amping up for Miami May Day! Featured Performers: The Barely Damned - Ryan Carney-Guitar & Vocals + Bryan Abramowitz- Vocals. Bora - Victoria Gonzalez-Bredy - vocals + Ahmet Hassan- guitar. Cyril - guitar & vocals - originals, Nina Simone covers & Haitian folk songs. Scenes from As the World [...]