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,” [...]

Sure, Vote for Bernie, But the Left Can Do Better

The following article is written by One Struggle in Iowa. Although they share the same name as us, as well as a strong level of unity on anti-capitalism and anti-imperialism, they are a completely autonomous organization. Their points of unity and perspectives may be different than ours. Nevertheless, the following article by Thomas Estabrook is [...]

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 [...]

Ferguson 2 Miami, #BlackLivesMatter Report Back and Analysis

Report Back: Miami Black Lives Matter Mobilizations, NGO’s & Constructing a Movement By Members of One Struggle Across the nation and the world, protests, blockades, and demonstrations are proliferating in response to the non-indictment of police officers involved in the murders of Mike Brown and Eric Garner. People are mobilizing, demanding justice and proclaiming that [...]

Fighting Fascism, Fighting Capitalism

by Jeff Monson Growing up in rural Minnesota and later in the suburbs of Seattle, my only experience with fascists and skinheads was watching the movie American History X or reading the history of the Nazis and the atrocities committed during the Second World War. For the most part I was unaware fascism really even [...]

The Limits of Non Profits

Aspirations for society-changing careers frequently take form at nonprofits*. This is partly because they provide jobs; nearly 7% of them in the United States, and partly because they appear to involve less cynical compliance with the status quo than so-called “corporate” jobs. Despite your analysis of capitalism and ways to move beyond it (or reforming [...]

A Garment Worker in Bangladesh Speaks Out

by Stephanie McMillan Mina* was 15 years old last year when she started working at Pretty Group, a garment factory in Gazipur, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She spoke of her situation: “We suffer a lot because they don’t give us enough salary. I receive 5000 taka (less than $65) per month. They don’t pay [...]