Posts Tagged: sarasota

Right-wing enemy of Venezuela opens Sarasota lecture season

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On Wednesday, regime change advocate and former diplomat Diego Arria will be speaking in Sarasota. The talk, titled “Venezuela: A Real Threat in Our...

Sarasota students hold climate strikes every Friday in June

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Sarasota Students for Climate will be holding a school strike for climate every Friday in June at the bay front at 3:30pm. They are calling on student...

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra greeted by protest in Sarasota

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On February 6, as the sun set over the nearby Marina, protestors gathered outside the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota, Florida, where the I...

Families of Sarasota police brutality survivors continue their fight for justice

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On September 22, PSL and Answer Suncoast held a benefit concert, potluck and forum for this year’s survivors of police brutality in Sarasota. The co...

Parents and activists in Sarasota speak out for trans rights at school board

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On Tuesday, activists spoke out at the Sarasota County School Board in support of the rights of transgender students. Members of Party for Socialism a...

Black community in Newtown demands justice amidst continued police terror

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Two recent incidents violence by police, both against unarmed Black men in Newtown, in which four people, total, were nearly killed, are glaring examp...

Sarasota cop attacks twice in Newtown, community demands oversight

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Since late March, racist police terror has been making headlines again in Sarasota, with one officer, Brandon Vermillion, committing two separate acts...

Sarasota and Tampa activists rally against war on Syria

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Tens of millions of Americans are against further wars in the Middle East, and thousands of people across the nation have expressed their opposition t...

Multi-generational protests in Southwest Florida combat gun violence in US

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Several protests in Southwest Florida were among the national and international mass outpourings Saturday in support for students protesting the epide...

Sarasota challenges Israeli “pinkwashing”

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A small but vociferous contingent gathered across from Temple Emanu-El in Sarasota, Florida, to denounce the pinkwashing talk “LGBTQ Life in Israel"...