Lincoln, NE – UFAA's Nebraska chapter is pointing the finger at Wall Street in ongoing demonstrations against military intervention in Syria. UFAA Midwest has taken a lead organizing position in weekly, anti-war demonstrations in Lincoln, Nebraska, capital city of the Cornhusker State.
During the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, members of the United Front Against Austerity (UFAA) joined forces with National Jobs for All Coalition and staffers from Congressman John Conyer’s office in support of legislative bill H.R. 1000 titled, the “Humphrey-Hawkins Full Employment and Training Act.”
This past week, UFAA members distributed nearly 500 flyers around various Manhattan and Queens college campuses, laying the groundwork for future campus agitation on Elizabeth Warren’s “Bank on Students Loan Fairness” Act.
Lincoln NE, May 15, 2013 - UFAA supporters and activists intervened at a rally in Nebraska's capitol, held to drum up support for a proposal to expand Medicaid coverage to an additional 54,000 in the state.
January 28, 2013, Lincoln, NE - United Front Against Austerity (UFAA) activists and supporters held signs, passed out flyers, and rallied in support of organizing groups, Idle No More and Bold Nebraska, at the rally outside the Capitol Building in Lincoln.
Lincoln, NE, Janurary 21 – Activists from the Midwest United Front Against Austerity (UFAA) chapter in Lincoln marched with admirers of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in recognition of the civil rights leader, sharing information and good humor on the holiday named after the American hero.
Lincoln, NE, January 19 - UFAA organizers intervened at a “Gun Appreciation Day” rally at the Nebraska capitol in Lincoln, injecting a call for programmatic economic reform as a way to counter growing social unrest and discontent with Washington.
Webster Tarpley led a contingent of UFAA activists in various interventions in Washington DC leading up to inauguration day. The highlight of the weekend was UFAA's scene-stealing appearance on CNN, where a live broadcast was interrupted for over 30 minutes by a sign demanding the 1% Wall Street Sales Tax.
On January 18, 2013, a member of the New York chapter of the United Front Against Austerity made a direct intervention into the Amalgamated Transit Union’s picket line outside of Tweed Courthouse at 52 Chambers Street.
Three members of the United Front Against Austerity delivered literature for the 1% Wall Street Sales Tax directly to staffers of Congressman Charlie Rangel’s Office today, and then proceeded to organize his constituents on the streets outside.