Tagged: Letelier-Moffitt awards
Student activists in Chile and foreclosure opponents in Boston showed the way to fight for human rights, and will be honored by IPS this fall.
These movement leaders, artists, grass roots organizers, labor leaders, and clergy people are working in the front trenches of the struggle for human rights.
The Occupy Wall Street movement claimed a little scrap of earth in Zuccotti Park on behalf of all of us, and created a live-in soapbox from which to challenge inequality.
While the President honored MLK's work for civil rights and economic justice, he did not mention King's equally important work against the Vietnam War and U.S. militarism.
Remarks by Father Pedro Panoja Arriola on behalf of Belen, Posada del Migrante at the National Press Club on October 12, 2011.
Remarks by John Matthews, executive director of Madison Teacher Inc., representing the Wisconsin Progressive Movement at the National Press Club on October 12, 2011.
If Howard Zinn were alive today, he'd be writing a new chapter right now.
Join IPS as we honor the memory of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt by recognizing those in the contemporary struggle for justice in our 2011 annual ceremony.
You're invited to an intimate encounter with people who were on the front lines of the Madison, Wisconsin challenge.
The roots of this new social movement trying to "occupy everything" reach deep into the soil of Egypt and Wisconsin, and lead us into honoring our heroes of activism.