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21st Century COINTELPRO--FBI Surveillance Then and Now - How to Protect Ourselves

Hold this date and event! 21st Century COINTELPRO–FBI Surveillance Then and Now - How to Protect Ourselves Monday, December 12th at 12pm PACIFIC / 1pm MOUNTAIN / 2pm CENTRAL / 3pm EASTERN You don’t want to miss this on-line presentation. Let us explain why. You’re getting a lot of email describing the tough times we’re facing. And it’s true…we’re heading for some very difficult and dangerous times. We need to be ready to resist and push back…paticulary in the area of communications and our right to use communications technology.

2016 Membership Meeting most successful in our history

This membership meeting was the most successful in our history. At last count, 115 members registered for it and we counted about 80 participating in both places. Thank you for your continuing support or and involvement in May First’s work. The following new Leadership Committee members were elected: Jimeno Montiel Edgar Fredy Micky Metts Melanie E L Bush The following members were re-elected to a new term: Juan Gerardo Dominguez Carrasco Alfredo Lopez All proposed structure proposals have passed.

2016 Membershp Meeting most successful in our history

This membership meeting was the most successful in our history. At last count, 115 members registered for it and we counted about 80 participating in both places. Thank you for your continuing support or and involvement in May First’s work. Now…one more thing… We’re not quite finished our decision-making process. Our meeting made some decisions about the election of our Leadership Committee and the voting on changes to our official documents.

"Technology and Revolution!" Members Meeting: November 11th and 12th, 2016

The May First/People Link Membership Meeting will take place simultaneously in Brooklyn, Mexico City and on-line on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12. Please register! Location If you need childcare, please indicate on the registration form and register by Friday November 4th. If you have questions about childcare, please email members-meeting@mayfirst.org. Brooklyn: The Dedalus Foundation (in Industry City, Sunset Park), 254 36th St. Suite 2BE, Brooklyn, NY 11232 Mexico City: Rancho Electronico: Lorenzo Boturini #61, esquina Bolívar, Colonia Obrera, Delegación Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad Monstruo, México Online: https://mayfirst.org/membership-meeting Process Members are responsible for electing people to the Leadership Committee, choosing the priorities for the coming year, and approving proposed changes to the official documents.

MF/PL Members Meeting -- Nov. 11 and 12, 2016

The Leadership Committee of May First/People Link convenes our members for the yearly Membership Meeting The official meeting proceedings, including submission of documents and nominations to the Leadership Committee, will begin in October. The meeting itself will take place this year in Brooklyn, NYC at The Dedalus Foundation (in Industry City, Sunset Park) 254 36th St. Suite 2BE Brooklyn, NY 11232 The schedule of the meeting itself: November 11, 2016 Training and Presentation Day (workshops and presentations) November 12, 2016 Panel – “Technology and Revolution” Panelists: Richard Wolf, Laura Flanders, Ashley Abbott, Jerome Scott and others to be announced Deliberations on Program of Work for the coming year, changes to official documents and final nominations to Leadership Committee Registration, rules and other on-line forms will be available the first week of October.

Member News

Portside (2016-12-08): The Dangerous Myth That Hillary Clinton Ignored The Working Class
Portside (2016-12-08): The Struggle Against Racism and ‘Fortress-Europe’ and the Fight for Popular Sovereignty
Portside (2016-12-08): Now Is the Time to Talk About What We Are Actually Talking About
Portside (2016-12-08): Putting the 2016 Election into Historical Context
Portside (2016-12-08): 13 Ways to Act in Solidarity for Justice for Walter Scott
Portside (2016-12-08): The Next 5 States to Legalize Marijuana
Portside (2016-12-08): Louise Erdrich's Hard Facts
maren (2016-12-07): EU pressures Israel on Salah Khawaja!
MFPL Service Advisory (2016-12-07): horde - webmail is down
Portside (2016-12-07): New House Labor Committee Chair Questions Need for Unions
Quinn Hungeski (2016-12-07): Six Simple Ideas to Strengthen Democracy in America
Portside (2016-12-07): After 8 Years of Expanding Presidential War Powers, Obama Insists They Are Limited
Portside (2016-12-07): Estela Bravo’s Fidel (2001), A Documentary
(2016-12-06): Neocon Ex-General to Be Trump’s National Security Advisor
michael (2016-12-06): Email: MPPs must vote down motion censuring BDS to protect free speech
michael (2016-12-06): How EU secretly embraced Israeli ministry in East Jerusalem
michael (2016-12-06): Investigate Persecution Arising out of Ongoing Gaza Closure, Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Urge ICC Prosecutor
michael (2016-12-06): Protests against HP’s complicity in Israeli occupation
michael (2016-12-06): Measures to pressure the government of Israel to preserve the two-state solution: addendum to current Middle East policy
michael (2016-12-06): UN World Food Program in Jordan drops its contracts with G4S
MFPL Service Advisory (2016-12-05): Rebooting Osssie, Reinicio de Ossie
pacbi (2016-12-05): Palestinian appeal to Tshwane University of Technology not to collaborate with Israeli oppression
maren (2016-12-03): #FreeSalah Update: Court postpones decision to December 11
lindorff (2016-12-02): Is Trump’s Idea To Fix a ‘Rigged System’ by Appointing Crooks Who’ve Played It?
riya (2016-12-02): Under BDS Pressure, G4S Ends Most Illegal Business with Israel
n8fr8 (2016-12-02): Orfox 1.2.1 released
ziyaad (2016-12-01): Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) withdraws from event promoting Israeli settlement wine
michael (2016-12-01): Support BDS! Stand up for Palestinian rights
jessguh (2016-11-29): Repeal of Affordable Care Act is Politics Playing with the Wellbeing of Americans
maren (2016-11-29): #Free Salah update: Next hearing December 1

Upcoming Events

2016-11-16: State of the Black World Conference

Members

May First/People Link offers two different webmail programs. You will always see the same email regarless of which program you use. Roundcube has a friendly and simple iterface, making it the easier of the two programs to use. Horde, on the other hand, offers more than just email - you can share calendars, to do lists and more with other members of your group. Feel free to try both and decide which one makes sense for you.