Last chance for peace? Strengthening the fragile peace process in the Philippines

Public meeting in Vancouver with: Ms. CONI K. LEDESMA Member, National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Negotiating Panel for the Peace Talks with the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP), International Spokesperson, MAKIBAKA, nationalist women’s group and former political prisoner. WHEN: September 23, 2009 (Wednesday) 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm WHERE: Room… Read More Last chance for peace? Strengthening the fragile peace process in the Philippines

Remake the Economy, Debunk the Myth of Profit Recovery: RESIST!

A Statement of RESIST!** on the G20 Summit 14 September 2009 As the G20 summiteers gather in Pittsburgh, USA, on September 24-25, 2009, the people world-wide are being told two stories – the monopoly-controlled media tell them that ‘economic recovery has started’, but their daily lives tell them that the their lives are more insecure… Read More Remake the Economy, Debunk the Myth of Profit Recovery: RESIST!

Support the Heroic Struggle of Adivasis in Lalgarh, India

Written by ILPS General Secretariat Tuesday, 30 June 2009 Over the past week, thousands of Indian police and paramilitary forces have descended on Lalgarh, West Bengal to crush the just struggle of the adivasis (tribal people). Progressive people around the world must raise our voices to help break the reign of military terror that has… Read More Support the Heroic Struggle of Adivasis in Lalgarh, India

TAC-tical pressure: Montreal’s Tamil community instigates awareness campaign

by Stefan Christoff (Hour.ca) Montreal's Tamil community wants to raise awareness about the worsening conflict in Sri Lanka as well as protect Tamil refugee applicants in Canada who face deportation back to a war zone. In recent months, the Sri Lankan military has heightened aerial bombardments and military actions in areas home to the separatist… Read More TAC-tical pressure: Montreal’s Tamil community instigates awareness campaign

Formation of Progressive Nepali Forum in the Americas (PNEFA)

Progressive members of the Nepali community in the Americas, particularly in North America, have created an organization – the Progressive Nepali Forum in the Americas (PNEFA) – with the objective of contributing to the movement for social justice in Nepal and abroad. The organization responds to the increasing Nepali diasporic population in this part of… Read More Formation of Progressive Nepali Forum in the Americas (PNEFA)

Year-long commemoration of Norman Bethune gets underway in Montreal

Montreal — The Mayor of Montreal, Gerald Tremblay, former Governor General of Canada, the Right Honorable Adrienne Clarkson, Concordia University President Judith Woodsworth and the Ambassador of The People’s Republic of China, Lan Lijun, assembled on Oct. 14, 2008, at Place Bethune on the corner of Guy Street and De Maisonneuve Blvd. West in downtown… Read More Year-long commemoration of Norman Bethune gets underway in Montreal

Education, Imperialism, and Resistance – call for papers

Shih Hsin University, Taipei, Taiwan August 10-11, 2009 Deadline for abstracts: November 30, 2008Notification of acceptance: January 31, 2009Deadline for papers: May 31, 2009 The International League of Peoples’ Struggle Working Group on Teachers, Researchers, and other Education Personnel invites academics, scholars, researchers, education and social activists and progressive intellectuals to an international conference on… Read More Education, Imperialism, and Resistance – call for papers

Millions observe October 16 as World Foodless Day

A Global Day of Simultaneous Actions that resist forces maintaining the Financial and Food Crises Today, 16 October, 2008, millions of farmers, agricultural workers, fisherfolks, pastoralists and herders, indigenous peoples, women, migrants, consumers, youth and urban poor are in unison in resisting neoliberal policies that created and maintain the food security crisis and the financial… Read More Millions observe October 16 as World Foodless Day