What a difference a day makes.Hundreds of militant fighters against capitalism and all its horrible consequences for the world got together here at the 56th National Conference of Workers World Party on Nov. 7-8, and the result was a small earthquake.The venue itself said so much. The conference filled the main hall at the Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center on the edge of Harlem — with its stirring murals of these courageous leaders of the African-American struggle for self-determination. It was in this very building that Malcolm X was brutally gunned down in 1965, after achieving worldwide fame. It has been rebuilt into a beautiful and hopeful place. The preponderance of people of color, women and Queer people, both in the audience and speaking at the WWP conference — plus what they had to say — was yet another vindication of Malcolm’s belief in the rising of oppressed peoples, by any means necessary.So was the presence of a large delegation of Boston school bus drivers, mostly Black and immigrant, whose union fights on a wide variety of progressive causes. The conference theme was audacious: “Putting Socialist Revolution on the Table.” The word “socialism” is getting around these days, finally. But the WWP message was not of the fuzzy kind. What came through in every speech and every piece of literature was that the national liberation struggles of Black and Brown people in the United States, especially since the rise of the militant Black Lives Matter movement and that of low-wage workers, must be and are an integral part of the class struggle to completely transform society by getting rid of capitalism and building socialism. Young people, like the large number attending the conference, have caught onto this very fast. They said through speeches, poetry and song that they don’t want to live in a world where people are humiliated and impoverished because of their nationality, immigration status, sexuality or gender expression.Socialism isn’t just reforming capitalism into something “kinder and gentler,” said many speakers. That’s impossible. The toll this system takes every day on millions and millions of people here and around the world can only be ended when the rule of the bankers and corporate billionaires is broken up through the determined and revolutionary actions of the workers and oppressed. Wow! No mincing of words here.Especially moving were Dionne Smith Downs, a mother from Stockton, Calif., who told about how the criminal police had killed her beautiful 16-year-old Black son, and Erica Mines-Simmons, a community activist from Philadelphia who rocked the hall as she led hard-hitting call-and-response chants born out of the Black Lives Matter movement.WWP’s revolutionary 2016 election campaign After so many heartfelt speeches that laid out the deep suffering in working-class communities, all that pain and anger fused into a collective shout of jubilation when it was announced that WWP would run a revolutionary election campaign in 2016 and that its candidates would be Monica Moorehead and Lamont Lilly: a Black woman for president, a Black man for vice president. It was Teresa Gutierrez, a dynamic Latina leader and now the WWP election campaign manager, who explained why it was most fitting to run two African-American candidates at this time, and how they would do an excellent job of bringing support for the migrants’ struggle and other issues to a broad audience. The feeling in the hall was unmistakable: A mutual confidence and understanding had been forged between this multinational party — in which Black, Brown and white working-class revolutionaries of all ages, genders and sexualities work and learn together — and outstanding activists in the movements for long-overdue social change. The conference received many messages of solidarity from progressives, socialists and communists around the world and in the U.S. (To read them, go to workers.org.) While rightly focused on the developing movements against national oppression here at home, and with many trade union militants also discussing strategies for fighting the bosses, the agenda also elevated the anti-imperialist, anti-war struggle and supported countries facing threats and sanctions, imposed because they either try to build socialism or just try to keep imperialism from destroying their political and economic sovereignty.WW photo: Brenda RyanFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
TAGS WhatsApp WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 19, 2021 United Family celebrates first Employee Appreciation Day Local News Facebook Twitter Previous articleEverbridge annuncia di essersi aggiudicata cinque contratti relativi alle soluzioni Public Warning con società di trasmissioni wireless, governi e Stati finalizzati alla protezione delle persone e delle aziende in Europa e in AsiaNext articleWilliams career-high 32 sparks WSU to romp over Cal 82-51 Digital AIM Web Support Facebook Pinterest Twitter On Monday, the United Family will be celebrating its first ever Employee Appreciation Day for team members across Texas and New Mexico. According to a press release on Friday, the Lubbock-based chain said that “United Family team members demonstrated heroic efforts to keep communities going and found the time to give back, donating thousands of hours of volunteer time and millions of dollars in charitable donations.” Community members can go to https://www.theunitedfamily.com/thankyou/ to give a shout out to their favorite team members. People can also honor supermarket frontline workers on social media using the hashtag #SupermarketHeroes and tag their store. Pinterest
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News UpdatesAllahabad High Court Stays Demolition Of Residential Complex Built Near Ancient Buddhist Monuments LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK16 Feb 2021 6:07 AMShare This – xThe Allahabad High Court on Monday held a special sitting and stayed the demolition of a residential complex allegedly built in close vicinity of the ancient monuments where Lord Budha attained Nirvana. The concerned Sub-Divisional Magistrate had issued directions for demolition of the Petitioners’ property on Friday, February 12. On being apprised of the same, the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Allahabad High Court on Monday held a special sitting and stayed the demolition of a residential complex allegedly built in close vicinity of the ancient monuments where Lord Budha attained Nirvana. The concerned Sub-Divisional Magistrate had issued directions for demolition of the Petitioners’ property on Friday, February 12. On being apprised of the same, the Petitioners urgently moved the High Court seeking quashing of the impugned order. Since the Court was to re-open only on Tuesday, a Division Bench comprising of Justices Naheed Ara Moonis and Dinesh Pathak held a special, urgent hearing on Monday based on the orders passed by Chief Justice Govind Mathur on administrative side. The Division Bench heard both the parties and thereafter directed the Petitioner to make a representation before the competent authority. In the meanwhile, it said, the Respondent-authorities are restrained from taking any coercive against the Petitioner. The order stated, “The writ petition is disposed of with the direction to the petitioners to approach the competent authority within two weeks from today by making a fresh representation/objection, which shall be considered and decided by the authority concerned in accordance with law within a month, thereafter, after giving due opportunity of hearing to the petitioners and after conducting survey of the concerned area. For a period of six weeks or till the date of decision taken by the authority concerned, no coercive action shall be taken against the petitioners by the respondents authorities.” The order was passed on an urgent basis, without calling for the counter and rejoinder affidavits of the concerned parties. The Bench however made it clear that the Respondents shall be at liberty to move a recall application, in case it is found that any facts or details given by the Petitioner are incorrect. Background The Petitioner’s property was said to have been built in violation of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 (AMASR Act). Section 20B of the Act declares the area within 200 meters of every protected monument and archaeological site as Regulated Area and any construction thereof is regulated by the competent authority under the Act. It was alleged in the case at hand that the Petitioner’s property was constructed within 200 meters of the ancient monuments situated in Kushi Nagar district (legendary place where Lord Budha attained Nirvana) and thus, the impugned demolition order was passed. Petitioner’s Arguments The Petitioner raised the following contentions before the Court: The impugned order was passed without giving any opportunity of hearing;A reply/objection to the notice dated January 30, 2021 was submitted on February 12, 2021 but on the same day, the impugned order was passed, without considering the reply/objection;The map of the construction was passed by the competent authority on June 16, 2010 for which no objection was ever raised by the Respondents;Petitioners’ houses/buildings are more than 200 mts. away from the prohibited area of the ancient monuments;Petitioners are residing since more than ten years and the said area has never been declared as prohibited area;The impugned order does not indicate that prior to issuing notice, any enquiry or survey was conducted to find out the exact location of buildings lying in the prohibited area. State’s Arguments The State Government opposed the writ petition, while stating that show cause notice had already been given to the Petitioners in 2010 as well as in 2012, and yet they constructed their buildings/houses in the prohibited area. It was submitted that by way of a notice dated January 30, 2021, an opportunity of hearing was given to the petitioners to file reply/objection within 15 days but they failed to reply the same. It was further argued that the power exercised by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate directing the Tehsildar for the demolition of the construction has been delegated by the Archaeological Survey of India. Findings The Division Bench noted that there is no reason to show that the houses of the Petitioners have been constructed within the prohibited area. It noted, “even the residence of all the persons in the notice have not been shown. In a casual manner, the impugned order dated 12.2.2021 has been passed in haste directing the Tehsildar to get remove the construction of the buildings/houses without giving any opportunity of hearing to the petitioners which is against the principles of natural justice.” Related News The Allahabad High Court recently issued notice on a petition alleging encroachments at an Archaeological site at Kushi Nagar where Lord Buddha attained Nirvāṇa. The Court had also sought a working report along with necessary photographs of the site. The matter is listed for hearing on February 22, 2021. Case Title: Noorjahan & Anr. v. Union of India & Ors. Click Here To Download Order Read OrderSubscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
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