The Dissident Arts Festival- Day 2

As reported by John Pietaro… On Day two, August 16, we moved The Dissident Arts Festival to ShapeShifter Lab, a beloved home of new music for years now. What a gift to have two spaces that have equally caring, professional and considerate staff members. We opened this day with a jaw-dropping piece of multi-media art, downtown […]

The Dissident Arts Festival- Day 1

As reported by John Pietaro…  The Dissident Arts Festival, the annual gathering of revolutionary creativity, feted its 10th anniversary with a special weekend-long event on Saturday August 15 and Sunday August 16 at El Taller Latino Americano (Manhattan) and ShapeShifter Lab (Brooklyn), respectively. The event was sponsored by the Len Ragozin Foundation and the Rosenberg […]

Warm Greetings from the Kenya Correspondents Association (KCA)

On behalf of KCA and its entire membership, I wish to extend the warmest greetings and solidarity message to you and your team as you hold your assembly this Friday August 7, 2015. We know that you and your colleagues have put in a lot of effort and resources to make this assembly happen and […]

Solidarity Greetings from Amin Yousuf, Secretary General PFUJ

The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) sends greetings to NWU on your 2015 Delegate Assembly. The PFUJ represents over 10,000 journalists working the length and breadth of Pakistan. Despite working in one of the most dangerous regions in the world, PFUJ continues to struggle for the rights and welfare of our members, for the public’s […]

International Greetings to the NWU Delegate Assembly (Pt.I)

The NWU Delegate Assembly was held in New York City, August 6-8. This is Part I of the International Greetings we received from our colleagues around the world! GREETINGS FROM MALAYSIA The National Union of Malaysia sends warm greetings to the delegates of the NWU on this important event. We hope that all decisions and […]

The UAW and the Women’s Movement

In a September, 2014, keynote address, Brigid O’Farrell of the NWU Bay Area celebrated union women who were active in both the labor movement, and the second wave feminist movement of the 1960’s and 70’s.   “To say the movement was all elite white women is to silence the voices of working class women and women […]

Poetry for All and All for Poetry

Story by Garret Buell Robinson, Poem by Raymond Nat Turner Now celebrating its fifth birthday, the New York City Poetry Festival continues to flourish. Thousands of people turned out for this year’s event, which was hosted by the National Writers Union, on Governor’s Island, where Guggenheim Fellow Nick Flynn and esteemed Poet and Educator Patricia […]