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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S STRIKE NYC – SOCIALISTS “Stand with Caravan women”

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S STRIKE NYC Caravan Day of Action –  Nov, 25, 3018  (2 PM – 4 PM) New York Public Library [Hosted by International Women’s Strike NYC/ Paro Internacional de Mujeres NYC

 The National Day of Action, in solidarity with the Central American refugee caravan, “The refugee caravan, and the women and queer people within it, are exposed to the violence of Mexican authorities, of drug cartels, of border patrol and of the army Trump deployed along the border.”

As activists working around migration rights, they rallied at the New York Public Library with a simple message, “Violence against women is not only domestic and interpersonal violence, it is also the violence of borders, police, and army.”

Patriots gathered in support of President Trump and LEGAL immigration. [Flickr slide show – Part 1] While waiting for socialists to arrive, New York was unique as always (see pictures). Then, the patriots arrived followed by the socialists.  Soon the steps of the library were filled with socialists demanding: don’t be MEAN, support OPEN BORDERS.

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[Lloyd Marcus] “Today, a powerful leftist (Democrats, Hollywood, and Fake news) weapon to overrule common-sense and further their anti-America agenda is the word “mean.” Far too many Republicans and conservatives regard being declared mean by leftists an immediate stop sign, preventing the enforcement of our laws and blocking the implementation of common-sense solutions good for America. Fully supported by American leftists, illegals are saying, “screw you America.

Americans have always eventually done the right thing – freed the slaves, gave women the right to vote, and so on. While we are an extremely compassionate people, throughout our history we have made adult common-sense decisions to preserve our homeland and act as good stewards of God’s gift of America.”  [Lloyd Marcus]

Flickr Part 2 – The socialists blocked steps to Fifth avenue library. Then blocked the city sidewalks marching to Mexican consulate and finally blocked the sidewalk at consulate, as well.

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Statement from “The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women” […] “Hundreds of thousands of women around the world will mobilize and march … to protest the systematic femicides in the areas of the Mexican maquilladoras; the rape, torture and killing of women refugees in Lybian detention camp; rampant domestic violence and abuse in Europe; the rise of the far-right and its attacks on women’s and queer people’s liberties and safety in Brazil, Poland, Italy, the United States.”

Become UnGovernable! Smash ICE. Workers Revolt!

Hot topics of protest included Trump, the caravan, illegal migration, border patrol, ICE, the wall and yes — even Palestine …

Most importantly, while stirring their fellow socialists to action, one speaker reminded “We may not see success in our lifetime, but it will happen. Socialism will never give up.

They repeat often, We stand in solidarity with the caravan, with its women and queer people.

Solidarity is Our Weapon!#feminism4the99

“U.S. Customs and Border Protection closed a section of the southern border with Mexico and fired tear gas at a group of migrants that tried to breach a fence separating the two countries. “Video footage show hundreds of migrants rushing toward the U.S. border. CNN reported that road and pedestrian bridge access at the San Ysidro port had been closed.”  [NY Post]

Marching south on Fifth Avenue, the socialists finally stopped outside the Mexican Consulate. (Not happy with Mexico either)

America, know thy enemy: MEChA, Atzlan. La Raza.  Sanctuary Cities nurtured by Open Border anarchists. Taking America down one city, one State at a time.

As Paris burns,  “At least 412 people were arrested and 133 injured. Six buildings were set ablaze and nearly 190 fires were put out. Protesters scaled the Arc de Triomphe in central Paris …” (Anarchy. It’s global.)


Where socialism invades, violence follows. “(Violence) has nothing to do with the peaceful expression of a legitimate anger” and “no cause justifies” attacks on police or pillaging stores and burning buildings …” [Washington Times]


[World Socialist web site, protests labels] “Whether they are labeled … “ultra-left” or neo-Nazis … they are under the broad umbrella of socialism …  The movement was totally absorbed by extreme left militants. One could hear the words ‘Death to capitalism!’ ”

Meanwhile socialists in the States are managing to elect their insurgents to Congress. Avoiding riots in the streets. (For now) Stealth is seductive, winning over the elites who then elect them to power. (Remember, Don’t Be Mean!)


Patience, decades of patience, as socialism marches freedom to the ovens.

Pictures and Videos property of Pamela Hall (VSB)

You Can’t DEPORT a Movement-Foley Sq- NYC

Feb. 10, 2018 – Foley Square, NYC
9 am to Noon

In the words of the hard-core left hosting this rally, You Can’t Deport a MOVEMENT!  “There is a new stay for Ravi’s deportation […] this moment matters now MORE THAN EVER! We must stand up for the countless thousands of Ravis and Jeans and show that we are powerful together! “

“We leave no one behind! ICE cannot target our leaders OR our communities!”

Co-Sponsoring Organizations from the LEFT include: New Sanctuary Coalition, New York Immigration Coalition, 32BJ SEIU, Bronx Immigration Partnership, Copwatch Patrol Unit, Critical Resistance, Detention Watch Network, Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM), Democratic Socialists of America, Domestic Workers Alliance, Equality Labs, Immigrant Defense Project, Interfaith Center of New York,

mPower Change, Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP), the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, Northern Manhattan Immigration Coalition, Red Bloom / Solidarity Network, Restaurant Opportunities Center NYC, Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir, Rise and Resist, South Asian Solidarity Initiative, Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ) NYC, UnLocal, We Belong Together, WhyHunger, Workers Center of Central NY and Worker Justice Center of New York.

Video Part 1

[Face Book] “ICE is escalating its attack on immigrants and only our movement can stop them […] demand a #NEWSANCTUARYCITY”

The New Sanctuary Coalition (founded in 2007) acts as a network of interfaith congregations and organizations that stand with families and communities resisting detention and deportation.

Always encouraging to see JDL-NY giving THANKS to ICE! (Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

Still, [Face Book] moans from the LEFT droned on: “We need to stop the escalation of ICE and the president’s attacks on immigrant communities, including targeting dissidents for deportation…” 

— “targeting” FELONS? BAD ICE. BAD U.S. Government —

“… (ICE) threatening Dreamers with detention, ICE efforts to infiltrate courts and churches and up to the racist rhetoric of the president and his office.”

“In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we’re asking friends and fellow activists to help hand deliver a message of love for all immigrants to ICE’s office by showing […] solidarity with Ravi, Dreamers, TPS recipients, workers, families and community members.”

“We’ll use messages of love and solidarity to combat the “good immigrant, bad immigrant” narrative. We resent the pressure on immigrants to prove their social or economic worth in order to justify their humanity.”

“This is a fight against this racist administration’s attempt to overstep the constitution and cherry pick who has the right to freedom and who will be terrorized into silence.”

“… this movement has deep roots and cannot be eradicated. We’re going to show them that you can’t deport a movement.”

Flickr slide show[Foley Square]

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Ravi’s status managed a reprieve—again: Immigrant rights activist temporarily avoids deportation.

“Justice was restored today( 2-09-18), at least temporarily, as Mr. Ragbir is now able to remain in the United States and free until the Court reviews his constitutional claims,” Ragbir’s attorney R. Stanton Jones said.

Ragbir — who has been a US resident since 1994 — has a 2001 felony fraud conviction from which prompted a 2006 order of deportation that Ragbir had successfully challenged until his arrest last month.” [NY Post]

Video Part 2 – as they did the Immigrant March

“Reps for Ragbir — the Trinidad native — also announced that they will be filing a lawsuit in Manhattan federal court on Friday against ICE, Homeland Security, the Dept. of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to permanently stop officials from attempts to deport Ragbir and for relief for other immigrants rights activists who have also been targeted for deportation.” [NY Post]

“Ragbir slammed the Trump administration’s immigration policy […] calling it “ethnic cleansing.” [NY Daily News]

++ Then at NOON to 1:30 pm, the NY March For Immigrants’ Rally gathered in Herald Square

Their reasoning and accusations (as always) IGNORE the Rule of Law as the rail against the U.S. Government: “We are appalled by this administration’s attempt to pit immigrants against each other.”

We’re protesting against the anti-immigrant policies proposed by the White House and the GOP legislators, especially the recent White House proposal to end family reunification in exchange for DACA legalization.”


“Legal Immigrants, DACA and every American who opposes the anti-immigrant agenda are joining hands to fight racism, bigotry and xenophobia. United we stand, divided we fall.”

“There are roughly 7.5 billion human beings on this planet. None of them came from outer space, so none of them are aliens. So I refuse to call any human being an alien.”

“Furthermore, no human being is “illegal.
Any law that outlaws humanity is a bad and unjust law.

Apartheid was legal. That did not make it right. The human beings breaking Apartheid laws were humans fighting for justice, not “illegals.”

The Holocaust was legal. That did not make it right. Human beings breaking Holocaust laws were humans fighting for justice, not “illegals.”

“Slavery was legal. That did not make it right. Human beings fighting against slavery laws were not “illegals.” They were human beings fighting for justice.

Segregation was legal. That not make it right. Human Beings breaking Jim Crow laws were not “illegal.” They were human beings fighting for justice.”

“The earth has no lines on it. All borders are man made.
Crossing a man made line is only a crime because people have made it one.

People crossing a man made line are still human beings. They do not deserve to be detained or tortured. It is wrong to rip their families apart for any reason.

The earth belongs to all of us and we belong to it. Any human being should be able to live, with their family, any damn place they please on this planet.”

No human being is illegal. All this deportation of human beings is wrong and racist. There is absolutely no justification for treating human beings in this way.”  (This article was written by Claire Cohen.)#March4Immigrants 

Support Family Reunification. Support clean DREAM Act.
[Face Book]

Flickr slide show [Herald Square]

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++ Sound Cloud Report from Herald Sq (Columbia Radio News) ++

Wonder if Mexico or Japan or China, will open their borders. Open Borders. Yeah, that’s the ticket.

[Pictures and videos property of Pamela Hall]

NYU Students Demand Sanctuary Campus: Solidarity with Illegals

March 1, 2017 – 3 pm 

  Sanctuary NYU Rally at NYU Kimmel Center

FYI- New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City; a world-class university, operating NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai and 11 global academic centers in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Sydney, Tel Aviv, and Washington, D.C.  Alumni include heads of state, royalty, eminent mathematicians, inventors, media figures, Olympic medalists, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and astronauts. NYU alumni are among the wealthiest in the world. According to The Princeton Review, NYU is consistently considered by students and parents as a “Top Dream College.”

video crowd – chants – indoctrination 101

The average NYU student seems to come from the faux 1 %. The privileged, pampered generation, taught by their Marxist professors to hate themselves. Therefore, they must apologize 24/7.

“Dear Allies, Please join us at our rally in Kimmel from 3-4pm on Wednesday, March 1, to call on NYU to declare sanctuary campus and demonstrate its commitment to members of the NYU community made more vulnerable by the Trump administration. We want to emphasize that the event is for faculty, staff, and students!

President Hamilton still refuses to declare NYU a Sanctuary campus. For a so- called progressive university this seems totally out of character. Some would say NYU is not progressive at all. We expect them to protect us. We have to make them. “Whose campus OUR campus!”

Intro for faculty member who began speaking (off-camera) “... next speaker is an NYU Professor” (CHEERS/applause)

“Thank you all for being here. Do I really need this megaphone? You can’t hear me without this? ... Well, first of all, I want to say how exciting the energy is in this room and (cheers) to underscore how important it is for our President to declare NYU a sanctuary campus. It’s so important symbolically but it’s actually incumbent upon us as students faculty and staff at this university to MAKE this campus a sanctuary campus without (my video begins) waiting for permission. (cheers)”

Video of faculty speech: Of course, they BELIEVE these ALTERNATIVE facts (they have no choice)

Transcription of her speech:

“Right now there are 500,000 unauthorized workers in  New York City. 99.9% of those do not have criminal records, other than committing the crime of having to cross the border without documentation. These unauthorized workers as you’ve heard, time and again, if you bought yesterday at whole foods, if you bought, you know, a garment of some local designer in So Ho or Brooklyn, these are the people who are sewing your garments and picking your  fruit. It’s the reason why you have ENTIRE indigenous communities on Long Island from (? Chapa and Xauacca and D?… ?) picking our vegetables and our fruits. And it’s why we get those vegetables and fruits so cheaply because, indeed, they ARE paid less than you would have to pay a person with documents.

This doesn’t mean that WE can’t, just because Hamilton hasn’t declared this a sanctuary campus, it doesn’t mean that WE CAN’T. I mean, imagine what it would be like if every dorm room, every office, every library, every classroom were OPEN to undocumented workers who are being PERSECUTED by ICE. If we really turned this into a sanctuary, just like Judson Church next door, can you imagine the optics of ICE agents trying to come and remove a mother or a father who’s taking refuge in our university? Can you imagine the optics of  ICE having to storm a university campus to remove these people?

We have a very powerful role we can play, especially in New York City,  where so many, so many of our unauthorized immigrants work and..uh..play, too.

The other thing that’s very, very important to remember, especially, I love the chant, uh, you know, “Education and jobs rather than mass deportation”. But, let’s not kid ourselves. One of the reasons why Trump wants to expand ICE and deportation (and …) that’s his job program. Hiring 10, 00 or 15,000 more ICE workers, that’s the extent of his jobs program. (light laughter) And so we have to, we have to, you know, increasing the military [a ?… after his jobs program] So we need to make this evident. It’s  incumbent upon us, like I said, to be the voice, to be a sanctuary movement beyond whatever happens to may or may not declare.

One of the…we have to remember that sanctuary came into this country as part of the abolition movement. And so sanctuary never saw its role as limited to protecting, you know, the slaves that ran away. They saw their role as (??) the voices of those who have been enslaved. Just as we have to understand our role as very privileged faculty and students and staff (??) the voices of unauthorized workers in our community.

Beyond the DACA students that we have here, who we of course have to  protect, let’s not  forget that DACA  students do still have some authorization. But what about their friends? What about their families? We have to figure out ways of (??) as a united community in the face of this blatant racist law that Donald Trump is trying to enforce.

The other thing that’s very important is, I’m going to get a little nerdy on you all, is when Trump talks about all the jobs that NAFTA destroyed in the United States. What he doesn’t tell you is all the jobs that NAFTA destroyed in Mexico. (applause/cheers) 4 million farms in Mexico were put out of work and when you put a Mexican farm out of work you put generations of workers out of work. Its not just the one farm owner. No. You’re actually setting into motion hundreds of people per farm looking for labor.

And that’s why they’re here, doing that agricultural work; those agricultural jobs. It’s not a coincidence that 11 million Mexican unauthorized workers who are here, came after the passage of NAFTA. Because NAFTA destroyed jobs in that economy, just as it destroyed here. ‘Cause the sole purpose of NAFTA was to lower the cost of labor across the Americas. It did so very successfully. And one of the consequences that we have now had to bring in to our community, people who are willing to do work, jobs that… whose payment has been pushed down.

So, we have to remember that, when NAFTA was negotiated, it negotiated for the free passage of goods. It negotiated the free passage of capital, but what was left out of that dream (??) labor. So that’s what unauthorized workers are doing here, they’re working. Because they can’t find jobs in their country and because the price of labor has been pushed so far down that U.S. citizens can’t afford to reproduce themselves, doing the jobs at that hourly wage.

So, uh, anyway (?) (cheers/applause) We don’t have to communicate. We don’t have to wait for Hamilton to declare this a sanctuary campus and to make it a sanctuary campus. Let’s figure out ways of inviting those unauthorized workers into our class rooms, into our dorms, into our residential campuses, into our offices to share their stories and to, also, find refuge. Thank you.”

I leave you with a few links that convey the warped perspective of the NYU students: “Whose campus, OUR campus.”


In Solidarity,

“Hi All, Below are two links to some of the correspondence NYU Sanctuary has had with President Hamilton. Hope they help contextualize the the rally tomorrow!”

 

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“Establishing a Sanctuary Campus at NYU:  Explainer”

“NYU Sanctuary Edits to President Hamilton’s Notes”

The Sanctuary Campus rally is in “support of the most vulnerable community members” ; to spread awareness about President Hamilton’s deliberate choice to not declare NYU as a Sanctuary

President Hamilton, as you said that you are interested in substantive language and substantive actions. So why does NYU publicly celebrate the language of diversity and inclusion, and yet refuses to stand in solidarity with students who are at risk and people who are at risk, and stand up to this federal regime of White nationalism? In your refusal to declare Sanctuary, whose interests are you protecting?#TeaWithAndy#NYUSanctuary

“You said you said you are taking all measures to protect undocumented students. I would like to know why in the month of February, did the Law school invite ICE recruiters onto campus?”#TeaWithAndy#NYUSanctuary

AND THAT MY FRIENDS, is what these very privileged students are bombarded with “day in and day out”, compliments of the Marxist influence that runs deeply through faculty and staff at NYU. Progressives. Indoctrination 101. What a waste.

++Pictures and video property of Pamela Hall++

Flickr Slide Show:

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