Distractionz: Don’t Just Post, Organize!

  Crazy times all around us; ICE making rounds Trump an ‘em are clownin’ us; freedom’s nowhere to be found Bills are fuckin’ drownin’ us, and we’re mass extinction bound. This situation’s scary; can’t afford to play no games Wasting energy on Facebook postings – really fucking lame. Bourgeoisie’s the enemy; that class is insane. [...]

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,” [...]

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 [...]

Ten Years of UN Military Occupation of Haiti: Background and Current Effects

by Kiki Makandal, One Struggle (NY) and the Batay Ouvriye Solidarity Network To understand the impact of nine years of UN military occupation on the lives of workers in Haiti, one really has to go back to the original push for neoliberal reform in Haiti since the early 1970s, because this most recent intervention and [...]

Congo: They Play Workers Like Football

An Interview with Mutombo Nkulu-N’Sengha Mutombo Nkulu-N’Sengha is an Associate Professor at California State University, Northridge who joined the Religious Studies Department in 2003. Dr. Nkulu-N’Sengha teaches courses in African religions, Americans’ religious diversity, and comparative religion. The interview was conducted by Marlon Stern (artist and activist in the Los Angeles area, who also transcribed [...]

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 [...]