Technology and Revolution at the 2017 Left Forum!
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Technology and Revolution at the 2017 Left Forum!

May First/People Link invites you to join us for two important events at this year’s Left Forum! Friday, June 2 at 5:00 pm – Kickoff panel Stepping into the Future: Technology and Revolution Technology is at the center of political struggle today. Used by our movements and by the ruling class, it has brought us to unprecedented stages of development. It could be used to create a highly repressive and controlled society – as our government envisions it – or it could be used to literally create the society movement people imagine.

Call for the 2017 Technology and Revolution Convergences

A Call to Convergences on Technology and Revolution The problems the human race faces pose the greatest threat to its existence in history. If we can use the technology we have appropriately, plan and develop it intelligently and control it democratically, we can solve those problems. Now what? Technology and Revolution The threat we face is enormous. The response to it has been over-whelming. The need for fundamental social change is unquestionable.

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.

Member News

None (2017-05-29): Basic Reason to Block Trump SCOTUS Pick: Justice
None (2017-05-29): Righteous Locals Help Syrian Refugee Family Settle in Pennsylvanian Town
None (2017-05-29): Trump Takes Big Step towards Impeachment
None (2017-05-29): Democrats Should Win on Values, Jesus
None (2017-05-29): Six Simple Ideas to Strengthen Democracy in America
None (2017-05-29): Bernie Sanders’ Aim: Enact Democratic National Platform
None (2017-05-29): 36 Years Down the Republican Rabbit Hole
None (2017-05-29): Six Things to Do in Cleveland for the Republican Conventioneer
None (2017-05-29): The American Testament
None (2017-05-29): Sanders Charts Path Forward for Political Revolution
Portside (2017-05-29): Taking Down New Orleans’ Monuments: Not What You Think
Portside (2017-05-29): Victory for Palestinian Prisoners as 80% of Strike Demands Met
Portside (2017-05-29): The Zombie Robot Argument Lurches On
Portside (2017-05-29): Pete Seeger for Children
Portside (2017-05-29): Kobach ‘Voter Fraud’ Commission Gets Fast Thumbs Down
Portside (2017-05-29): The Right to Strike
Portside (2017-05-29): Review: 'I Love Dick' Sketches an Artistic Love Triangle
lindorff (2017-05-28): American Conservatives Love to Bash Canadian Health Care — But U.S. Corporations Love It
maren (2017-05-28): #dignitystrike: Strike suspended after 41 days
Portside (2017-05-28): Amidst Brazil's Political Crisis, an Opportunity for the Left
Portside (2017-05-28): Basic Income Works
Portside (2017-05-28): Jeremy Corbyn Links Foreign Policy to Growing Terror Threat
pacbi (2017-05-26): Award-Winning South African Filmmaker Cancels Participation in Israeli LGBT Film Festival
maren (2017-05-25): #dignitystrike: Third Palestinian killed as anti-Trump protests spread
lindorff (2017-05-24): Upstate New York Trump Voters Hit Hard in President’s Proposed 2018 Budget
leili (2017-05-24): Urgent Call: On Day 40 of Mass Palestinian Hunger Strike, Advocate for a Military Embargo of Israel
ziyaad (2017-05-21): 'Queer Lisboa' drops Israeli sponsorship following boycott campaign
grant (2017-05-20): Jeff Sessions, Jesus Christ and Reefer Madness
maren (2017-05-18): #dignitystrike: Second youth killed
jessguh (2017-05-18): Neurology Study Reveals What We Already Know: People of Color Get Worse Healthcare

Upcoming Events

2017-01-18: Tech and Revolution MF/PL wide meeting

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.