Atlantans Fight for $15 on National Day of Disruption

In coordination with “National Day of Disruption” actions throughout the country, Atlantans demonstrated on Nov. 29 for a living wage of $15/hr and a union for low-income workers employed in jobs such as fast food, home care, and airport services. The day started with a 6 a.m. “strike line and pray-in” by clergy that State… Read more »

Atlantans Say No to Pipeline on National Day of Action

Supporters of the Standing Rock protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline marched from CNN Center to the headquarters of Suntrust Bank, one of many large banks that fund the pipeline – Atlanta’s contribution to a nationwide day of protest. Led by a group of Native Americans and activists from the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human… Read more »

Post-election Fightback

During the past few days, protesters have filled the streets of many U.S. cities to tell the world that we will not give the new administration a honeymoon but will fight back from day one against extreme rightwing racist, anti-woman, anti-LGBTQ and anti-worker policies and actions that are sure to come. Atlantans were also in… Read more »

Atlantans Say: No Dakota Access Pipeline!

Several MADSA and YDS members joined a spirited crowd of about 125 (mostly young) Atlantans who marched through downtown Nov. 4 from 4pm to midnight in solidarity with the Standing Rock protesters against the Dakota Access pipeline that threatens tribal sacred land and access to water, the Missouri River, and water supply to a large… Read more »