A new pamphlet from CLS by
Steve Cushion and Dennis Bartholomew
Between 1979 and 1983, the people of the Caribbean nation of Grenada made a courageous attempt to overcome the legacy of slavery, British colonialism and a viciously corrupt post-colonial dictatorship.
The tragic last few days of the Revolution have obscured the remarkable achievements of the Grenadian people during the previous four years.… Read on ...
CLS Meeting, Sunday 7th January at 12 noon till 2pm
We are increasingly concerned at the number of elderly people of Caribbean origin, who have lived and worked in Britain for many years, who are being threatened with deportation.
We are aware that it is not just a problem facing Caribbean people, but anyone who the government is pleased to label as “foreign”, including some EU citizens.… Read on ...
Developing Answers Through Dialogue
The Peoples Republic China (PRC) has over the last decade steadily increased its economic involvement across the globe and in the Caribbean region. Caribbean Labour Solidarity asks whether this a positive or a negative development or is it colonialism or imperialism in a new guise. CLS feels that there is a need to start a discussion on these developments.… Read on ...
As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, Luke Daniels, President of CLS and Author of “Pulling the Punches, Defeating Domestic Violence” and “Defeating Domestic Violence in the Americas – Mens’ Work” will lead a discussion on the issue.
CLS Meeting, Sunday 3rd December at 12 noon till 2pm
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Islington Pensioners Forum
1A Providence Court,
London N1 0RN
Curry and Roti [£5] available from 12:30
Please register so that we have some idea of numbers.
Register via Eventbright here…
Saturday 25 November from 12:30 to 4:00pm
UNITE the UNION
33-37 Moreland Street, London EC1V 8BB
(nearest tube Angel)
Programme starts 1.00pm promptly
Welcome by CLS President Luke Daniels
Keynote address: Selma James
“Aiming for Caribbean Federation: a personal reminiscence”
Launch of new CLS Pamphlet: By Our Own Hands: A People’s History of the Grenadian Revolution
by authors Steve Cushion and Dennis Bartholomew
Artistic performance: Kaiso by Alexander D Great
Issue number 10 of Cutlass, the bulletin of Caribbean Labour Solidarity is now available to download from here…
- Bauxite mining in the Cockpit Country
- Zones of Special Operations in Jamaica
- The colonial status of Puerto Rico
- Climate change, imperialism and justice for the Caribbean
- The UWI Centre for Reparation Research
- Domestic violence in the Americas
A Lesson from History?
China has been steadily increasing its economic involvement in the Caribbean region. Is this a positive or a negative development? Is this imperialism? We feel that there is a need to start a discussion on these developments. Dennis Bartholomew will start that discussion at the meeting, but we shall welcome your views.… Read on ...
In a 2016 update, INDECOM boss, Terrence Williams, usefully invokes Peter Tosh – “I don’t want no peace; I want equal rights and justice” . Rather than an ephemeral “peace” that comes from oppressive and arbitrary state agents, the solution to crime must be justice, says Williams. But what hope when ‘the Ministry of Justice has for 2016-17 been allocated just over $6 billion.… Read on ...
Jamaica’s Cockpit Country is under immediate threat from bauxite mining, which would remove forest cover, block and pollute waterways, displace residents, threaten agricultural livelihoods, compromise air quality and threaten the health and well-being of thousands of Jamaican citizens.
The Cockpit Country is an irreplaceable region of limestone forest supporting a unique flora and fauna.… Read on ...