Report Back from the Ongoing National Strike in Colombia

Report Back from the Ongoing National Strike in Colombia Sunday January 12 3-5 pm UE Hall, 37 S. Ashland John Ocampo, organizer with UE, has recently returned from Colombia. The corporate press has not been reporting on the weeks-long national strike in Colombia which has shaken up the country. What little coverage we see is … Continue reading Report Back from the Ongoing National Strike in Colombia

Q & A Session with Charlie Hardy, Reportback from a month in Venezuela

Monday, November 4, 6-8 pm Chicago Public Library, Sulzer Branch auditorium 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue , Chicago (near Montrose and Western stops on the Brown Line) Charlie Hardy, long time resident of Venezuela, author of Cowboy in Caracas, and frequent speaker on Chavista Venezuela, will be in Chicago just after spending October in Venezuela. He will … Continue reading Q & A Session with Charlie Hardy, Reportback from a month in Venezuela

Kevin Zeeze of Embassy Protector Collective and PopularResistance.org Speaking in Chicago & Illinois October 23-26

Kevin Zeese, co-director of Popular Resistance, has been in the forefront of numerous struggles for peace and social justice, from the recent People’s Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save the Planet outside the United Nations to his role in the Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective in Washington. Popular Resistance itself has been an … Continue reading Kevin Zeeze of Embassy Protector Collective and PopularResistance.org Speaking in Chicago & Illinois October 23-26

July 14, 16: Cuba’s Javier Cabrera on Cuba’s Environmental Programs and the Struggle against Climate Change

Sunday July 14, 2pm Chicago Public Library, Sulzer Branch 4455 N. Lincoln Ave     Tuesday July 16, 7 pm UE Hall 37 S. Ashland Javier Cabrera will discuss Cuba’s changing economic development program, its community health care program, and its programs to combat climate change. He will explain how the US blockade of Cuba, … Continue reading July 14, 16: Cuba’s Javier Cabrera on Cuba’s Environmental Programs and the Struggle against Climate Change

Dan Kovalik available to speak in your area on US Intervention in Venezuela and Latin America

Dear friends, Dan Kovalik is available for more speaking engagements around the country. At present he will in New York the end of June, Arizona in mid-July and the Bay Area in mid-August. The cost to invite him is the transportation from the previous city, typically less than $75 or $100. His focus will be … Continue reading Dan Kovalik available to speak in your area on US Intervention in Venezuela and Latin America

Cuba and Venezuela: Reports on their Gains and their Fight Against US Economic Warfare

Saturday May 18, 7:00 pm UE Hall, 37 S. Ashland Richard Berg, Chicago Teachers Union staffer, back from Cuba Bahman Azad, US Peace Council secretary, back from Venezuela­ John Bolton, top US government official, calls Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua the “Troika of Tyranny” and has made clear Washington’s goal of destroying these nations as it … Continue reading Cuba and Venezuela: Reports on their Gains and their Fight Against US Economic Warfare

Charlie Hardy Speaking on the US War on Venezuela, Chicago March 17-19

Sunday March 17, 10 am Third Unitarian Church 301 N Mayfield Ave, Chicago contact: Laurel Schmidt  llambertschmidt@yahoo.com     Monday March 18, 2-5 pm Evanston Public Library 1703 Orrington Ave,  Evanston with film showing of Charlie vs. Goliath  about Charlie Hardy's run for Senate contact:  Timi Papas  timpapa417@yahoo.com     Monday March 18, 7pm sharp … Continue reading Charlie Hardy Speaking on the US War on Venezuela, Chicago March 17-19

Camilo Mejia: The Nicaraguan crisis – A U.S. regime change operation

The Nicaraguan crisis - A U.S. regime change operation Camilo Mejia was born in Nicaragua but moved to the US as an adolescent. Shortly after graduating from high school, after only two college semesters, he joined the U.S. Military and was eventually deployed to Iraq in 2003. After five months in active combat, including posts in Baghdad, … Continue reading Camilo Mejia: The Nicaraguan crisis – A U.S. regime change operation

U.S. Regime Change in Latin America: Steve Ellner speaking on Venezuela Nov. 12-14, Camilo Mejia on Nicaragua Dec. 1-4

Venezuela-ALBA News 11.2.2018:  UN Condemns US Regime Change Blockade on Cuba; Bolton Escalates Threats against ALBA countries (Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela) KPFA’s Dennis Bernstein interviews Steve Ellner The Venezuelan economy is being crippled by the sanctions the US, Canada, European Union  have imposed on it. Sanctions impose heavy burdens on ordinary Venezuelans who are just trying … Continue reading U.S. Regime Change in Latin America: Steve Ellner speaking on Venezuela Nov. 12-14, Camilo Mejia on Nicaragua Dec. 1-4

Steve Ellner October-December Speaking Tour on the Hardship Imposed on the Venezuelan people by US-Canadian Sanctions

   As part of a campaign to inform the public and organize a stronger movement against ongoing - and ever increasing - US and Canadian sanctions and intervention on the Venezuelan people, we are organizing a US-Canada speaking tour by Steve Ellner from October to early December. We plan to follow this up with another … Continue reading Steve Ellner October-December Speaking Tour on the Hardship Imposed on the Venezuelan people by US-Canadian Sanctions