- Party for Socialism and Liberation member and ANSWER Coalition organizer Eugene Puryear speaks about the fight for justice for Trayvon Martin. The Party for Socialism and Liberation and the ANSWER Coalition immediately took to the streets with others on Saturday and Sunday to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the racist, cold-blood murder of Martin. A video of the July 13 San Francisco emergency demonstration is available below.
- Danielle Norwood, an organizer with WORD (Women Organized to Resister and Defend), speaks on the fight against anti-abortion legislation in Texas, which has now passed the state legislature following mass protests and a nationally publicized filibuster. What is the context of the Texas struggle, and what do the new restriction in Texas mean for women’s rights elsewhere?
- PSL member and activist Gloria La Riva discusses Latin America’s united display of solidarity with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua all offered asylum to Snowden, and Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Uruguay are withdrawing their envoys from France, Italy, Spain and Portugal for closing their airspace to Bolivian President Evo Morales while falsely suggesting Morales might be transporting Snowden in his presidential plane.
Watch video: Emergency demonstration in San Francisco following the racist acquittal of George Zimmerman, Saturday, July 13.