ONE OF THE FATHERS OF THE 43 MISSING STUDENTS WILL GO ON A HUNGER STRIKE THIS CHRISTMAS FOR 48 HOURS TO DEMAND THE IMMEDIATE RETURN OF ALL THEM.

Antonio Tizapa is the father of Jorge Antonio Tizapa Legideño one of the 43 students that disappeared while being in the Police’s custody on September 26th, 2014 in Iguala, Mexico. While the holiday season is always painful for many immigrants who fear for their families in Mexico, this year is particularly difficult to Antonio Tizapa who has been looking for his son for more than a year, and for the hundred of thousands of victims of the ongoing violence in Mexico. Continue reading

Occupy Sonoma Cnty Presents​ Body Oppression Teach-In

Occupy Sonoma County presents a Body Oppression Teach-in with Laurie Toby Edison, photographer, and Debbie Notkin (from Occupy Oakland and Strike Debt Bay Area). Laurie and Debbie have collaborated on Women En Large: Images of Fat Nudes, with Laurie’s photog​r​aphs and Debbie’s text, on Familiar Men: A Book of Male Nudes, with Laurie’s photographs, and text by Debbie and others, and on Women of Japan, a photographic suite focusing on beauty and identity of women of various ethnicities who live in Japan. Continue reading

N.Y. Advocates Call Out U.S. for Ignoring Malaysia’s Ongoing Human Trafficking

A coalition of human rights advocates, faith leaders, and local activists will host a press conference, rally and march to the US Mission to the United Nations to highlight ongoing, widespread human trafficking in Malaysia and its connection to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
Join them outside the Consulate General of Malaysia, 313 E 43rd Street, Manhattan at noon, August 4, Continue reading