Posts Tagged ‘solidarity’

 Abortion Rights Activists Nationwide Solidarity Protest

WASHINGTON (05-14) – Today in over 450 towns and cities across the USA, abortion rights activists rallied under the theme of “Rise up 4 Abortion Rights.” This follows a week of nationwide abortion rights demonstrations, die-ins, banner drops, walkouts, art installations and chalking to bring their message in a show of support for this vital […]

ISM co-founder refuses to show in court in solidarity with Palestinian administrative detainees

An Israeli court issued an arrest warrant for Israeli anti-apartheid activist Neta Golan, after she refused to appear in court in solidarity with a months-long boycott of Israeli courts by Palestinian administrative detainees.  The magistrate court in Ashdod issued a warrant for Golan, co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), on February 21st after she […]

Solidarity with Palestine in Stadiums: When Sports and Politics Conjoin

January 4, 2022 Chants of solidarity show that sports can’t be separated from politics and losing a game by withdrawing for political reasons can be a powerful victory. Fans wave the Palestinian flag during the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 group C football match between Morocco and Palestine at the Al-Janoub Stadium in the Qatari city […]

Emma Watson endorses Palestinian ‘solidarity’ — and Israeli officials lose their minds

Yesterday the British actress Emma Watson, who is an activist on gender issues and has 64 million followers on Instagram, reposted an image from a Palestine rally last May with the message, “Solidarity is a verb,” and a quote about solidarity from Sara Ahmed, the feminist scholar. And to judge from the crazed reaction by […]

Palestine solidarity in the City of Brotherly Love

Podcasts In November, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney delivered a city proclamation in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Michael Arria speaks with Jude Husein, one of the local organizers who helped make it happen. Happy New Year to all of our listeners, and welcome to the first Mondoweiss podcast episode of 2022. In November of last […]

Chuck Kaufman: A Pillar Of Solidarity

Above Photo: Photos taken by Chuck in recent months. Chuck Kaufman, presente! A great comrade and friend to the peoples and just causes of Latin America and the Caribbean has passed on the torch. Chuck Kaufman died on Tuesday, December 28th, and is being remembered for the tremendous impact he made during his decades of […]

Liberal Zionism is collapsing into the Palestinian solidarity movement everywhere but Washington– Beinart

The Foundation for Middle East Peace had a webinar about the state of U.S. politics on Israel/Palestine as the year ends, and here are some of the takeaways. Peter Beinart — the former liberal Zionist who came out a year ago for one democratic state — said that liberal Zionism is becoming discredited among progressives […]

A Dozen United Airlines Customers Walk Off Flight In Solidarity With Man Removed For Using Panties As A Mask

A Dozen United Airlines Customers Walk Off Flight In Solidarity With Man Removed For Using Panties As A Mask Date: December 18, 2021Author: Nwo Report Floridian with “Let’s Go Brandon” shirt kicked off flight for wearing ladies underwear as a Covid mask Source: Kelen McBreenUnited Airlines passenger Adam Jenne was kicked off his flight and […]

Solidarity Action Rebukes Navy Over Toxic Water Pollution

Above Photo: One of the messages displayed onto the USS Balao Conning Tower outside of the U.S. Navy Museum in Washington D.C. on December 12, 2021. CodePink. ‘Shut Down Red Hill.’ “Any amount of petroleum in our water is too much. 350 times the ‘safe limit’ is absolutely intolerable.” Activists with CodePink, in solidarity with Hawaii-based […]

German MEP Declares Solidarity With Australians Battling COVID Tyranny: ‘We Will Fight’

A German official has announced her “full solidarity” with Australians and others battling authoritarian governments as they roll out unprecedented medical tyranny across the globe. by Dan Lyman Christine Anderson, a Member of European Parliament (MEP), has broken with the vast majority of her contemporaries in staunchly opposing COVID restrictions and injection mandates. “Dear citizens […]

Words of solidarity with the Palestinians and acts of alliance with Israel

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, which falls at the end of November of each year, differs in its current circumstances and facts from the past decades, since its was approved by the UN General Assembly on November 29, 1977, in accordance with resolution 32/40 B. It is the same day that […]

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People: a reflection

Today is International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.  Today is a reminder that the Palestinian people are grounded in Palestine’s fragrant jasmine and in the beauty of the anemones and wild flowers that embroider her flowing fields.  A reminder that we are a proud people humbled as we lay our heads on the […]

Militant Solidarity With Cuba On Display In 80+ Cities Worldwide

Above Photo: The Images That Mass Media Are Not Going To Show Today Or Tomorrow Because They Tell A Different Story. @CUBAONU / Twitter. Demonstrators Support Cuba’s Productive Revival And Reject U.S. Interference Against Peoples And Revolutions That Act With Sovereignty. https://t.co/gfjytnOafl — Carnation Movement (@carnationmvmt) November 16, 2021 Solidarity movements with Cuba, political parties, […]

Global funders pledge solidarity with Palestinian civil society following Israeli ban on human rights groups

Editor’s Note: The following open letter was issued on November 16, 2021 by Funders for Palestine, a group of more than 100 global foundations and donors, most of them U.S.-based. To add your name as a signatory see here. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. […]

Five Great Solidarity Songs from Classic Hindi Films We Can Never Forget

Great solidarity songs never die. There will always be more struggles where these will be hummed and sung to strengthen resolve and unity. This is certainly true of the five great songs from classic Hindi films we discuss here. Decades after these were created, these songs still continue to inspire. [embedded content] Songs of solidarity […]

Internationalism and solidarity today

The following is a transcript of remarks delivered at Making Worlds Bookstore, Philadelphia, on November 9, 2021. I’m going to ask for your patience and possibly forgiveness at the outset.  I haven’t done any public speaking in a while, a practice that has always been a source of mixed feelings for me.  I normally speak […]

‘Girls Night In’: UK bars and clubs close in solidarity with anti-spiking boycott

Several bars and nightclubs in the UK have said they are closing on Wednesday to “stand in solidarity” with a nationwide protest at the number of young female clubbers being drugged on nights out – often as a prelude to attempted sexual assault. The closures coincide with a one-night boycott of venues in over 30 […]

Poems that plumb the mystery of solidarity

BELOVED BROTHER, BELOVED SISTERPoems for Palestineby Kevin Hadduck114 pp. Blue Heron Poetry. $0-$5 There was a tall, broad-shouldered, white-bearded, man in Montana, who was deep into the wide-open spaces, the trackless forests, and the wildlife. He had filled his office with stuffed animals. The animals never lived, had never been killed. They were the soft, […]

Solidarity With Longtime Anti-War Activist Joe Lombardo!

Above Photo: Anti-War Activist Joe Lombardo is a consistent, unequivocal and vocal opponent of all forms of U.S imperialism. On the heels of its defeat in Afghanistan, the United States government has made it clear it is now once again setting its sights on anti-war activists in the United States. Their latest target is Joe […]

Cuban And Mexican Presidents Strengthen Solidarity

Above Photo: Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel (L) And Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (R), Sept. 16, 2021. @UpdateCuba) / Twitter. The independence of Mexico and of Cuba, got a big hearing in Mexico City on September 16.  On that day in 1810, in Dolores, Mexico, Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo called upon parishioners to join […]

Comm-Unity Solidarity Event

Page Navigation ‘Divided They Will Conquer…. United We Are STRONGER!’ Comm-UNITY Solidarity event; RSVP as places are limited : https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/comm-unity-event-tickets-169555740785 Date and time Wed, September 8, 2021,6:00 PM – 9:00 PM AEST Location Yandina RSL Hall, 24 North St, Yandina, QLD 4561 View Map This event will bring together all of the like minded people […]

EU ‘stands in solidarity’ with Latvia, Lithuania and Poland over Belarus

A top European Union official condemned Belarus and expressed support for Poland, Lithuania and Latvia on Friday as a state of emergency took effect in areas of eastern Poland following a surge in illegal migration. EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell, speaking at a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Slovenia, said that the EU’s […]

Western Powers Undermine Haiti, Venezuela Shows Solidarity

Above photo: Former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez raises his fist. On August 14, Haiti was devastated by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake originating from the southern Tiburon Peninsula, 150 kilometres from the capital, Port-au-Prince.  World leaders issued statements of solidarity, international charities began encouraging donations, and the United Nations started organizing emergency aid funds to assist […]

AJC is panicked by United Church of Christ’s solidarity with Palestinians under settler-colonialism

American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris is scared. Earlier this month he sounded the alarm about the “antisemitic leftwing tide that is sweeping up vulnerable Jews.” Harris’ over-the-top warnings (young Jews on campuses are being “picked off” by antisemites!) illustrates how panicked the Jewish establishment is about the erosion of support for Israel, not only […]

A Miners’ Strike Fed By Solidarity

Above photo: Hamilton Nolan. ‘One day longer.’ Meet the coal miners who have been on strike for more than five months. Over 1,100 union coal miners in Brookwood, Alabama, have been on an unfair labor practices strike against Warrior Met Coal for over five months. For five months, workers and their families have been holding the line, […]

Palestine, solidarity, and the Tokyo Olympics

When the Palestinian Olympic delegation of five athletes – adorned in traditional Palestinian attire and carrying the Palestinian flag – crossed into the Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium during the inauguration ceremony on July 23, I was overcome with pride and nostalgia.  I grew up watching the Olympics. All of us did. Throughout the month-long international sports […]

‘Cuba Is Not Alone,’ International Solidarity Movements Stress

‘Cuba Is Not Alone,’ International Solidarity Movements Stress Above Photo: TeleSUR. “How Could A Revolution That Has Given So Much To The Peoples Of The World Be Alone?” Said The Portuguese Council For Peace And Cooperation (CPPC). Progressive political organizations, social movements, intellectuals, and opinion leaders from around the world continue to affirm their support […]

Kneeling against Racism: Solidarity in EURO 2020 Should Not be ‘Controversial’ 

Another football ‘controversy’ has started when football players participating in the ongoing ‘UEFA Euro 2020’, kneeled down during national anthems to protest racism, a serious problem that has plagued football stadiums for many years. Yet, while some players chose to kneel down, others opted not to, offering flimsy excuses as “players weren’t ready”, and “politics […]

Scientist Vows to Stop Wearing Face Masks in Solidarity With Children and the Disabled

A behavioral scientist who wants mask mandates to continue forever freaked out and refused to answer the question when asked if her lifetime membership of the Communist Party informed her beliefs. Susan Michie, who is advising the UK government as part of the SAGE scientific dictatorship which has had the country locked down for the […]

Solidarity with Silwan: a teacher’s perspective

DETERMINED TO STAYPalestinian Youth Fight for Their Villageby Jody Sokolower240 pp. Olive Branch Press. $20 Twenty years ago, I joined a team of teachers developing and teaching a new 9th grade class, “Identity and Ethnic Studies,” at Berkeley High School in California’s Bay Area. We never even discussed the possibility of including Palestine or Arab […]

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