May Day! Solidarity w/Haitian Garment Workers

May 1st is International Workers Day! Today, One Struggle wants to bring attention to the struggle of Haitian garment workers and the Rapid Response Network – a solidarity network that supports autonomous workers’s struggles. One Struggle will be participating in May Day events in South Florida, and in Haiti, garment workers across the country will [...]

Report Back & Call to Organize! Trump Protest, Miami.

Friday, November 11th – thousands of Miamians took the streets of downtown Miami to protest the election of Donald Trump. Starting at Bayfront Park, we marched north up Biscayne Blvd, onto the 395 causeway to Miami Beach, temporarily shutting down traffic in both directions. The march continued for several hours, moving back south through downtown [...]

Sweet Micky Hocks Autobiography as Haitian Garment Workers Continue to Fight Exploitation

PLASIT-BO Garment Workers Conference (top). Sweet Micky (bottom). By las hermanas Cruz Wednesday, May 18th, The Miami Book Fair, Miami Dade College and Imaginart Media Productions will host former Haitian president, Michel Martelly, at the MDC Wolfson campus for a book signing and discussion of Martelly’s new autobiography, Michel Martelly Autobiographie. “Sweet Micky,” [...]

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, [...]

Report from Yannick Etienne — RRN campaign results

We are very grateful for all the support and solidarity we have received from a lot of individuals and organizations. This kind of support is very important and strengthens our conviction and our determination to keep up the struggle till the end. This kind of support also shows the internationalist nature of the struggles we [...]

RRN: #DefendYannick – Building Pressure!

“Down with yellow unions that sell out the workers’ struggle for a pittance!” UPDATE: There is a general strike in Haiti Mon 2/9 – Tues 2/10. RRN will deliver our signed statement to the thugs at CNOHA on Wed 2/11. That gives us two more days to gather support! Please share widely. Batay Ouvriye [...]