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People’s History: General Strike, Syria ‘36

On this day in 1936, after heavy political repression, Syrian students &  workers launched a general strike against  French occupation. It would spread across the country, lasting weeks & forcing the colonial rulers to the negotiating table. More here: bit.ly/syria36

Miami DSA is officially a chapter!

At long last, #Miami (the 8th largest metro area in the US) is now officially home to a Democratic Socialists of America chapter. Thank you first & foremost to the chapter members & Steering Committee who have worked tirelessly to make this happen. Thank you also to the #DSA staff & NPC. Special thanks to Delé Balogun & Peg Strobel. Let’s do great… Read more »

#PeoplesHistory: The 1894 #Korean Peasant #Revolution

On 11 January 1894 what became known as the#Donghak #Peasant #Uprising began when thousands of peasants and religions adherents, demanding social reform and equality for all, began a #rebellion against the landlords and royalty of#Korea. More here: http://bit.ly/94kor

Happy Birthday to Zach De La Rocha

#HappyBirthday to #anticapitalist activist & artist #ZachDeLaRocha who turned 48 yesterday. He formed the band Rage Against The Machine “to give space and volume to various struggles throughout the country & the world” such as the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, the #Zapatistas, & many other movements. http://youtu.be/3L4YrGaR8E4

The #SpartacistUprising On 5 January 1919

#PeoplesHistory: #Freedom of #Dissent, The #SpartacistUprising

On 5 January 1919, protests began in #Berlin and spread throughout Germany developing into a #generalstrike. Hundreds of thousands of workers began to #occupy key buildings and an interim…

Healthcare is a human right!

Healthcare is a human right! Come out to support our comrades in People’s Progressive Caucus of Miami-Dade at this action. NextSource Biotechnology is a Miami-based pharmaceutical firm that has increased prices on a life-saving cancer drug 1400% since …