Category Archives: International Workers’ Day

AF3IRM Statement for May Day 2017

NATIONAL—Today we in AF3IRM join workers worldwide in marking May Day! We take time to remember the Haymarket affair and the long struggle of labor rights and unions especially as we here in the United States recently survived the first 100 days of a troubled presidency, as the fascist-in-chief fashions this country into a corporatized state. This administration’s leaders continue to champion white supremacy, heteropatriarchy, ableism and xenophobia with their far-right and neo-fascist agenda to the detriment of women in all sectors. This International Workers’ Day we recognize that the intersections of oppression target the most vulnerable among us as this … Continue Reading ››

No More Business as Usual!!! End Corporatism’s Global Oppression and Exploitation!

Statement on May 1st, 2015 Contact: Leani Auxilio & Patricia Ramirez, AF3IRM NYC, nynj@af3irm.org NEW YORK--This day, International Labor Day, comes on the heels of massive worldwide protests against the intensifying exploitation of human and natural resources by corporations and their puppet governments. The results are with us: nations destroyed; histories erased; men, women and children shackled to endless work; human bodies sold and re-sold to generate profits; eternal wars bringing death to millions; dispossession and dislocation to even more millions. Time to stop the reign of the corporate oligarchy over Earth.
  • We charge corporations and their complicit governments with theft of land, water, seeds and other … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM Los Angeles Calls for Women’s Contingent this May Day in Downtown LA!

IMG_3484 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2015 Contact: Layan Sima Fuleihan, AF3IRM Los Angeles Kristen Jackson, Co-Coordinator - AF3IRM Los Angeles, losangeles@af3irm.org LOS ANGELES--On Friday, May 1st, 2015, the women of AF3IRM Los Angeles join workers and their allies on the streets to commemorate International Worker’s Day and to continue the struggle for economic and labor justice!  This past March 8th, we made history as we convened a march and rally with the  Ovarian Psyco-Cycles and over 80 endorsing organizations … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM: Women’s Work Sustains Human Existence – This May Day, Support the True Value of Women’s Work!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Barbra Ramos, AF3IRM National Communications Director 323-813-4272, af3irm@af3irm.org NATIONAL--AF3IRM salutes all workers on International Workers’ Day! We join the chorus of voices around the world fighting for the dignity and lives of workers in all sectors and for economic justice for our communities! Today the scars of economic and social injustice have never been so apparent - the reality surrounding the current Baltimore uprising against police brutality and social inequality, where 52% of Freddie Gray’s community are unemployed; the case of Mary Jane Veloso, who was promised work as a maid in Indonesia and ended up trafficked as a drug … Continue Reading ››