Presentations to the December 9 LCIP Forum on Immigrant Rights and Independent Politics

Presentation: The following statements were presented on December 9 to an online national forum on Citizenship for All and the Fight for Independent Working-Class Politics that was attended by 63 unionists and community activists. The meeting was hosted by Labor and Community for an Independent Party (LCIP). Marco Amaral (Independent candidate for California State Superintendent for Public Instruction) [Note: Marco

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LCIP Supports Marco Amaral, Independent Candidate for California’s Superintendent of Public InstructioN

LCIP Statement in Support of Marco Amaral’s Independent Campaign for California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Labor and Community for an Independent Party (LCIP) proudly and enthusiastically endorses Marco Amaral ‘s election campaign for California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. At a time of increased attacks against public education and teachers’ unions by both Democrats and Republicans, Marco Amaral’s campaign charts a

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Biden to Migrants from Mexico and Central America: DON’T COME!

(reprinted/translated from the August 2021 issue of Transición, published monthly in Mexico) In early June 2021, the Biden administration sent Vice President Kamala Harris on an official visit to Mexico. With a supposedly “more humane” face and the pledge of “good intentions,” the purpose of the visit was to ensure imperialist control over Mexico’s border policy and to tighten strategic control

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Biden to Migrants from Mexico and Central America: DON’T COME!

(reprinted/translated from the August 2021 issue of Transición, published monthly in Mexico) In early June 2021, the Biden administration sent Vice President Kamala Harris on an official visit to Mexico. With a supposedly “more humane” face and the pledge of “good intentions,” the purpose of the visit was to ensure imperialist control over Mexico’s border policy and to tighten strategic control

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LCIP Statement in Solidarity With Amazon Warehouse Workers in their Efforts to Unionize

Originally posted on 3/12/2021 By the Continuations Committee of Labor and Community for an Independent Party (LCIP) Warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama are organizing a union amid mounting pressure and anti-union tactics levied against them by the mammoth e-commerce corporation known as Amazon. Just the name Amazon conjures up “nuff said” responses in understanding the uphill battle of the Amazon

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LCIP Statement re: Events in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021

Originally published on 1/8/2021 January 6, 2021 at 10:35 p.m. PST Labor and Community for an Independent Party (LCIP) condemns the January 6, 2021 actions of right-wing, confederate-flag-waving protestors who demonstrated and violently entered the Capitol as a response to POTUS Donald Trump’s call to “take back the country.” While the U.S. Congress met to certify the Electoral College votes

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LCIP Statement on US Elections 2020

Originally published on 11/12/2020 As we approach the end of 2020, it is clear that Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump for the US presidency, having won both the popular vote and the Electoral College by significant majorities. Nonetheless, Trump still has not conceded, despite losing numerous vote recounts and more than 50 lawsuits claiming fraud, as well as failing to

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Report 3: “Break the Grip” Messages, Reports and Statements

Originally published on 9/26/2020 • Message from BALDEMAR VELASQUEZ, President of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), to the “Break the Grip of the Two-Party System” National Conference [Intro Note: Baldemar Velasquez, president of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC, AFL-CIO), was not able to attend the conference because of union negotiations in North Carolina. He sent the following message

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Report 2: Closing Presentations to the “Break the Grip” Conference (Sept. 20, 2020)

Originally published on 9/26/2020 Closing Three Presentations to the conference by (1) Millie Phillips, (2) Alan Benjamin and (3) Nnamdi Lumumba (1) “Going Forward”: Presentation to Closing Plenary Session of the Conference by MILLIE PHILLIPS, Steering Committee member, Labor Fightback Network What an amazing discussion! Let’s congratulate ourselves! What we are proposing is one of the hardest things ever done.

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