“I will keep speaking out for the oppressed people of the world”

Brandon Lee is a Chinese American environmental and indigenous rights activist, who survived an assassination attempt in August 2019 by the 54th Infantry Battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. He was shot and hit four places rendering him a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the chest down with only partial…

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Honoring the Women of San Jose

by Mike Paradela In honor of International Women’s Day, we compiled a list of women who have moved San Jose’s political, economic, and cultural life in a progressive direction. Their contributions to humanity as a whole and San Jose in particular should be recognized and honored. Without these women, San…

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Solidarity with the people of Haiti

February 29 marked the 20 year anniversary of the 2004 coup against the democratically elected government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti. Protesters at the Friday Peace Vigil on March 1 held a banner expressing solidarity with the people of Haiti. The country is currently under a state of emergency…

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