Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Wake Up--It's Happening NOW: A New Immigrant Revolution Takes Shape

by Jane Guskin

On January 1, five residents of South Florida stopped eating in a protest action. They are demanding that the Obama administration take measures now to put an end to the deportations that are separating families--at least until Congress can provide more permanent relief by fixing our harsh immigration laws. [...]

Read full post at:
Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jane-guskin/a-new-immigrant-revolutio_b_415731.html
or Monthly Review's MRZine: http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/2010/guskin120110.html

ALSO, David L. Wilson was on a delegation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti when the earthquake took place there on Tuesday, January 12. He has had limited internet access but managed to file this report yesterday, written the previous evening:

Singing and Praying at Night in Port-au-Prince
by David L. Wilson

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Jan. 13 -- Several hundred people had gathered to sing, clap, and pray in an intersection here by 9 o'clock last night, a little more than four hours after an earthquake had devastated much of the Haitian capital. Another group was singing a block away, on the other side of the Hotel Oloffson, where I was camping out. [...]

Read the full article on World War 4 Report: http://ww4report.com/node/8204
or Monthly Review's MRZine:

These links are posted together with links to other alternative news sources on Haiti and quake relief efforts at:

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