Socialist candidates Gloria La Riva & Leonard Peltier announce 2020 presidential campaign

The La Riva/Peltier Campaign calls for making a job or living income, healthcare, housing and education constitutional rights for all, an end to racist and anti-working class police brutality, and the shutting down of the more than 800 U.S. military bases around the world. Continue reading

Federal Court Blocks South Dakota Laws Suppressing Pipeline Protests

A federal court today blocked enforcement of the unconstitutional provisions of several South Dakota laws, including the recently-enacted “Riot Boosting” Act, that threaten activists who encourage or organize protests, particularly protests of the Keystone XL pipeline, with fines, civil liabilities, and/or criminal penalties of up to 25 years in prison. Continue reading

Alcatraz Canoe Journey to honor 50th anniversary of Alcatraz Occupation

While canoes representing tribes from up and down the West Coast circle Alcatraz Island to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 occupation, tribal colors representing all indigenous nations will be posted on the beach at Aquatic Park in San Francisco. Continue reading

Yakama Nation Calls for Federal Protection for the Kanaka Oiwi and Mauna a Wakea

TOPPENISH, Wash. — Yakama Nation’s tribal leaders have called upon the U.S. Department of the Interior to exercise its moral and legal trust obligation owed to the Kanaka Oiwi (Native Hawaiians) by opposing the State of Hawaii’s proposed thirty meter telescope. Continue reading