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Save Bed-Stuy Farm!

forwarded by Skinny John | [For those who don't know, healthy food is a human necessity & therefore a human right, a right that must not be denied to anyone because of a lack of money or lack of availability of healthy food in low-income communities. Urban farms like the Bed-Stuy Farm help ameliorate this problem by making healthy food locally available right in low-income communities and by making healthy food affordable to people who have little or no money. The possible destruction of this farm threatens to deny the local community of their human right to have adequate access to healthy food.] more...  13 Comments

Turning Donuts To Gas In Park Slope

Julia Dunn | The Park Slope neighborhood residents are learning about the benefits of using Ethanol as a gas from Co-op organizers Michael Winks and Kevin Burget. more...  0 Comments

A Taste for Change: Brooklyn Food Conference Organizers Step up to the Plate

Aron Guy | In many areas of Brooklyn, you can get a cheeseburger at 2 a.m. but you have to get on a bus to buy a head of lettuce. For Park Slope resident Nancy Romer, this is not acceptable. more...  1 Comments

ACT NOW! - SBUX Responds to Union Action by Denying Anna; Need Further Action

Daniel Gross & the Starbucks Workers Union | Anna Hurst is trying to get 2 weeks pay from Starbucks more...  1 Comments

Coalition of Immokalee Workers visiting NYC Tuesday & Wednesday!

SFA | Subway, the third largest fast-food chain in the world and the biggest fast-food buyer of Florida tomatoes, reached an agreement on December 2nd with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to help improve wages and working conditions for the workers who pick their tomatoes. more...  0 Comments

Noted Italian Restaurant Group Drops Wild Edibles Over Workers' Rights Abuses

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Frank Restaurants Demonstrate Support for Sustainable and Humane Food System

Noted Italian Eateries in the East Village Stop Serving Wild Edibles Seafood Over Workers' Rights Concerns more...  0 Comments

11/30 Fair Food DAY OF ACTION (Montclair, NJ)

Greg Pason | Fair Food Activists will hold a picket and benefit concert on Sunday November 30th in Montclair, NJ more...  0 Comments

COME TO PLYMOUTH ROCK FOR SPANKSGIVING!

chick | Come fast and scare the tourists! Bring the family and a dish! 39th NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING, with United American Indians of New England (UAINE) Thursday, 27 November 2008 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM (rally - march - potluck) Plymouth, Mass more...  0 Comments

IWW Demands Pay for Fellow Barista

Stephanie Basile | Hurst was wrongfully removed from the work schedule for 2 weeks in retaliation for being late to work. The Starbucks Workers Union of the IWW recently went to Hurst's store at Union Square to deliver a letter to management demanding 2 weeks' pay. more...  0 Comments

Philippine social movements storm US Embassy

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) | Philippine social movements hit G-20 summit’s exclusivity, call for a new and democratic world order

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11/18: Rebuilding Local Food Economies (w/ special guest from MST!)

WHY | Agricultural Missions and the Landless Rural Workers Movement of Brazil (MST), together with farmers and rural justice advocates in the US, are stopping in New York as part of a national tour, bringing us the voices of activists working at the grassroots to make their voices heard in the boardrooms of agribusinesses and to mobilize mass movements addressing the root causes of the current crises. The event will feature a participatory symbolic drama that evokes the absurdities of factory farms and patented seeds and the beauty of community-based agriculture and the solidarity economy. more...  0 Comments

See "Killer at Large" at the Times Center with Chevy Chase

ShineBox MP | The award-winning film, Killer at Large, is being premiered in New York at a screening where Chevy Chase will be honored for his involvement in curbing childhood obesity. more...  0 Comments

Los Sojales son de la Policía

Luis Agüero Wagner | En las postrimerías del régimen neo-nazi y pro-norteamericano de Alfredo Stroessner, un ministro del dictador acuñó la célebre frase: “La Calle es de la Policía”. Hoy la frase acorde al momento, que tácitamente han proferido el obispo Fernando Lugo y su ministro del Interior Rafael Filizzola, sería “Los Sojales son de la policía”. more...  0 Comments

5TH ANNUAL REALLY REALLY FREE MARKET, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26th

In Our Hearts | The Really Free Market is an open-air bazaar and celebration, where we discard capitalist notions of interaction and have fun trying new models of exchange. The 5th Annual Really Really Free Market will be held on Sunday, October 26th at St. Mark's Church (2nd Avenue between 10th and 11th), from 3pm until 11pm. more...  0 Comments

Long Island Food Not Bombs Dance Party, Wednesday Oct.29th @ Cinema Arts

LI-FNB | On Wedne​sday,​ Octob​er 29th @ 7pm Long Islan​d Food Not Bombs​ is havin​g a benef​it Hallo​ween dance​ party​ at the Cinem​a Arts Centr​e.​ Invit​e your frien​ds and get ready​ to get your dance​ on. more...  0 Comments

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