By CHRISTINE MARIE Connecticut climate justice activists are calling for a statewide mobilization on Sept 17 at the site of a state government hearing preliminary to the issuance of air quality permits to a power plant to be sited on Towantic Hill in the rural town of Oxford. On that date, a call to action … Continue reading Connecticut activists target fracked gas
By KORY YORKE and DANIEL ADAM WILLIMANTIC, Conn.— The students walked through an unfamiliar campus. Attempts by one of the more experienced marchers to start up chants were met with self-conscious and infrequent responses. They had travelled an hour by bus from Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) to Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) to protest … Continue reading Tuition battle in Connecticut
Por DANIEL ADAM Josemaría Islas está enfrentando deportación. Un residente de New Haven, Connecticut, Islas fue detenido el 2 de Julio del 2012 por intento de robo de una bicicleta. No hubo absolutamente ninguna evidencia para la acusación. El acusador no pudo identificar a Islas y nunca perdió la posesión de su bicicleta. La defensa … Continue reading Autoridades de Connecticut se unen a la ofensiva contra inmigrantes
By DANIEL ADAM HARTFORD—Josemaria Islas is facing deportation. A resident of New Haven, Conn., Islas was arrested last July 2 for attempted bicycle theft. There was absolutely no evidence for the charge. The accuser could not identify Islas, and never lost possession of his bike. Islas’ defense even produced evidence that he was at work and … Continue reading Local officials join crackdown on immigrants
Close to a thousand people voted socialist in Connecticut’s congressional election in November. Socialist Action’s candidate in the state’s First District, Christopher Hutchinson, an art teacher, received 976 votes in a four-way race, including John Larson, the fourth-highest ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives. Five parties held lines on the ballot. John Larson received … Continue reading Update: Hutchinson for Congress
Congressional Candidate Chris Hutchinson Announces Submission of over 5,744 Signatures Nominating him for November Ballot StatusWhat: Press ConferenceWhere: North Steps of the State Capitol Building in Hartford, CTWhen: Wednesday, August 11th, 10:30am, 2010On Wednesday, August 4, 2010 the Socialist Action campaign to elect Chris Hutchinson turned in the last of the roughly 5,744 signatures collected … Continue reading Chris Hutchinson Turns in Signatures to Get on the Ballot
Defend Free Speech!Complaints regarding the politics of the Socialist Action campaign to elect Chris Hutchinson to U.S. Congress have led administrators at Manchester Community College to require campaign volunteers on the MCC campus to sit behind a table while collecting signatures to put their candidate on the November ballot. Volunteers – including an MCC student … Continue reading Socialist Action Candidate Needs Your Help!
Socialist Action and YSA activist Chris Hutchinson is running for the U.S. Congress in Connecticut! Chris is running for office to encourage working people to begin taking political action in their own names and to build a massive fight-back against the corporate and government attacks we are enduring. He pledges to use his campaign to … Continue reading Vote Chris Hutchinson for Congress!