On Monday, July 15 from 6-8 pm, the producers of Just Peace and Revolutionary African Perspectives will present a special program providing WRFG listeners with historical background on US relations with Iran from the 1953 CIA involvement in the overthrow of the democratically-elected prime minister Mohammed Mossadeq to today’s imposition of additional sanctions and heightened war threats y the Trump administration.
Guest speakers will place the danger of US military intervention in Iran in the broader context of the ongoing wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Palestine and Yemen
Particular attention will be paid to extensive use of economic sanctions as as a form of warfare to achieve “regime change” in countries as varied as Cuba, Venezuela, Zimbabwe, Libya and North Korea.
WRFG invites you to tune in on Monday, July 15 from 6-8pm on 89.3FM, streamed at wrfg.org and available on our mobile app to hear from Iranian activist, Kazem Azin; Margaret Flowers on her recent trip to Iran with CodePink, and Sara Founders of the International Action Center among others.
July 12th is being called for as a national day of action to close the migrant and refugee camps that have been created along the US-Mexico border and inside the interior, and to let all the migrants and refugees into the country with protected status. Actions are being organized by a coalition of migrant and refugee rights groups in different cities across the country. We are calling on all who are opposed to the repression of migrants and refugees and the existence of concentration camps to organize or join an action. https://www.facebook.com/CoalitiontoClosetheCamps/
McDonald’s workers have been leaders in the Fight for $15 and a union. Now, they are courageously taking on the climate of sexual harassment and abuse in the fast food industry and workplaces in general. Show them they are not alone! Stand in visible support with your presence and signs!
Saturday at 11 AM – 12 PM 526 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30308
May 3rd is the U.N. World Press Freedom Day and recognized
around the world as a day to defend journalists and media workers. Attacks on
the media by governments have grown over the years as journalists are facing
threats of imprisonment, torture, and even murder.
On World Press Freedom Day Friday May 3, 2019 join the rallies and marches around the world to FREE Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning and all jailed journalists and whistleblowers.
Learn the history of how the Supreme Court got us here and what it will take to overturn the Citizens United v. FEC decision, abolish corporate constitutional rights and get big money out of politics!
why abolishing corporate constitutional rights is directly connected to
reforming campaign finance laws, access to safe food, providing
affordable health care, strengthening worker rights, protecting the
environment, and so much more…
Hear a panel of Atlanta organizers speak to how local issues are influenced by corporate rule and big money in politics.
Find out about specific actions we can take and how to get involved in Atlanta!
Free & open to the public. Move to Amend finances these tours through the generous donations of event attendees. Join us!
to Amend is a coalition of over 460,000 people and hundreds of
organizations committed to social and economic justice, ending corporate
rule, and building a vibrant democracy that is genuinely accountable to
the people, not corporate interests.