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During February of 2017, Trumpistas Sent Our Communities A Clear Message Of What They Have In Mind For Us

The real question is, what are we going to do about it? Among the generalized political division and increasing hatred that Trump has fomented during his first weeks as president, it takes a little work to discern what is now clearly a pattern of white nationalist aggression that has been unleashed against our communities. Indeed, […]

International Declaration of the 2nd Congress of the Nueva Central de Trabajadores de México

As representatives of sister organizations of various countries, continental organizations, and international delegates to the II Congress of the Nueva Central de Trabajadores de México, we declare full solidarity with the fight of the people of Mexico to defend their sovereign rights and reject the intention of Trump to construct and expand a wall long the international border. The president of […]

Compa Tommy Flanagan – ¡Presente!

We have struggled for over 35 years within the belly of the beast, and we’ve come across many allies who fight for justice along our side. Over time, there are some that truly stand out, with compa Tommy Flanagan being one of them. We honor Tommy Flanagan for standing in solidarity with the Mexicano people […]

José María Morelos y Pavón – Servant of the Motherland

José María Morelos y Pavón was an insurgent leader, follower of Miguel Hidalgo, and became one of the most important military and political leaders of the war of Mexican Independence against Spanish colonialism. He was born, very poor, on September 30, 1765 in what was at that time Valladolid, now know as Morelia, Michoacán (which […]

Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez – ¡PRESENTE!

Unión del Barrio sends our condolences to the family of compa Chunky. He was an central figure of the Chicana/o Movement for several generations; a leader of political culture and song; an icon of Chicano Park; and a representative San Diego-based raza struggle. Throughout the years he also left his mark on Unión del Barrio, […]

1994-2016: 22 Years of Operation Gatekeeper

In 1994, William Jefferson Clinton activated a new border enforcement policy, Operation Gatekeeper, that was designed to push people without papers away from large cities, to instead cross the border in the more dangerous and remote mountains and deserts of California and Arizona. Since 1994, Operation Gatekeeper and similar policies in New Mexico and Texas, […]

Unión del Barrio Denounces the Murder of Two More Normalista Students from Ayotzinapa, & We Hold the Mexican Government Responsible for This Crime.

Unión del Barrio laments the pain felt by the families of Filemón Tacuba Castro and Jonathan Hernández Morales. Furthermore, from local authorities, to the President of the republic, Enrique Peña Nieto, we hold the Mexican government responsible for this most recent crime. The Mexican government has continues to promote and maintain a policy of state […]

September 11, 1973: The Coup Against The Socialist President Of Chile, Salvador Allende – Led By Augusto Pinochet & Backed By The U.S.

In 1970, the Chilean people set out on an unprecedented path towards socialism in Nuestra America, the electoral process. In an act of electoral support for the construction of a workers state and the general platform expressed by the Unidad Popular, and its candidate Salvador Allende Gossens, the Chilean people voted for socialism. The Nixon […]

Unión del Barrio Repudiates the Coup Against the Democratically Elected President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff

To the people of Brazil, To the Central de Trabajadores de Brazil (CTB), Unión del Barrio repudiates the coup in Brazil, consummated in the Brazilian Senate by a hand full of legislators working in the service of trans-national capitalism. This coup has bought about the ouster of the democratically elected President, Dilma Rousseff. Unión del Barrio […]

Unión del Barrio Celebrates 35 Years Of Raza Liberation Struggle

On August 27, 2016, Unión del Barrio celebrated our 35th year of continuous struggle for raza liberation. From 1981 to this day in 2016, tens of thousands, perhaps even hundreds of thousands of hours, invested into meetings, rallies, marchas, PE sessions, conferences, congresos, etc. – all stitched together to form a unified banner of struggle. We […]