Mark Dunlea | Gloria Mattera, a long time peace activist from Brooklyn was nominated to run for Lt. Governor on a ticket with Syracuse labor activist Howie Hawkins (www.howiehawkins.org). Colia Clark was nominated to run for the US Senate seat presently held by Chuck Schumer, while Cecile Lawrence was picked to fill out the Senate seat previously held by Hillary Clinton. Julia Willebrand, a long time environmental activist from Manhattan who received more than 117,000 votes for Comptroller four years ago, was chosen to run for that seat again. more... 4 Comments
Anais Pagano | Activists Challenge Mainstream Environmental Organization's Continued Support for Industrial Logging of Old-Growth Forests, Tell RAN “It’s Time for a Divorce” (from FSC) more... 8 Comments
Sam Alcoff | The federal government keeps trying to tell us that things are looking up for the economy, but cities and states across the country are still struggling to meet budget requirements. One of the things on the chopping block here in New York City is after-school programs, which provide kids of working parents someplace to go, get help with homework, and stay off the streets. GRITtv's Sam Alcoff and Anna Gold visited one such program, CAMBA, in Brooklyn and brought us this report. more... 4 Comments
Retail Action Project | Mott's, of the Dr. Pepper Snapple group, is trying to force shameful concessions on the 300 workers at its bottling plant in upstate NY. more... 0 Comments
NY Activist Calendar | The volunteers expect the calendar to provide the sort of progressive bulletin board that places like the Bay Area and Portland have had for years. more... 3 Comments
Anne Marie from Online | You may have heard or read that the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has decided not to allow gas drilling within the Catskill and Delaware watersheds, which supply water to NYC.
rfny.net | During lunch hour in New York City, two climbers scaled the 40-foot flagpoles at the southern entrance of City Hall Park to hang a 150-square-foot banner reading, “If Bloomberg Is So Green, Why Is NYC America’s #1 Consumer Of Rainforest Wood?” more... 5 Comments
Rainforest Relief & NYC Climate Action Group | April 21, 2010: Today at 1PM, two climbers scaled 40-foot flagpoles at
by Amadi Ajamu | Without any physical evidence, the NYPD and the District Attorney's office, namely fiction crime writer Linda Fairstein, railroaded five young boys to further their own careers. They spent a total of forty years in prison. more... 2 Comments
Jennifer Riveraton | New Yorkers for Parks (NY4'P's) announced the hiring of a new executive director last month, but the appointment of Lee Stuart has disturbed some in the community garden movement. Ms. Stuart played a central role in a major open-space dispute in the South Bronx, that on November 21, 2002, led to the arrest of three residents – at gunpoint – advocating for community gardens. more... 2 Comments
Wetlands Activism Collective | On Wednesday, April 14th: Lois Gibbs of the Center for Health, Environment & Justice and Dea Goblirsch and Jeff Friederich of Climate Ground Zero and spoke at a panel on environmental justice issues entitled, " PVC and Coal Corporations: Poisoning Our Communities & Destroying Ecosystems." The event was sponsored by Students Creating Radical Change @ NYU. more... 1 Comments
I AM Collective | On April 13 in Brooklyn NY, the NYPD entered without a warrant 13 Thames Art Space, a Bushwick based art and performance space where members of the Independent Anarchist Media (I AM) Collective have been organizing the Fourth Annual NYC Anarchist Film Festival in honor of Brad Will. Read More || DC-IMC feature with pics
Autonomous | 4th ANNUAL NYC ANARCHIST FILM FESTIVAL in HONOR of BRAD WILL. APRIL 16, 2010
RJ Maccani | Rebel voices from throughout the world came together in East Harlem, New York at the Third New York City Encuentro for Dignity and Against Displacement. Hosted by Movement for Justice in El Barrio (Movement), more than 200 people and 40 organizations joined the gathering. more... 1 Comments
Stephen Lendman | criminal depravity more... 4 Comments
Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
Amadi Ajamu | “We have been on the ground and we know the people are in need of shelter. The money collected by the Red Cross for Haiti is not getting there. We are tired of the excuses. That's our blood down there and our money. We demand immediate shelters for our people,” more... 4 Comments
Stop the ethnic cleansing | Reports of massacres in Nigeria are ignored by the mainstream media. Indymedia is silent as well. Why the silence on Africa? more... 3 Comments
Queens Center Mall Campaign | The coalition fighting for living wages and community space at the Queens Center Mall confronted the mall owner, the Macerich Company, Monday demanding a meeting to begin discussions on how to transform the publicly subsidized poverty wage center into a responsible development that pays employees a living wage and benefits the community.
Alex Kane | While the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) were holding a $1,000 a plate fundraiser at the ritzy Waldorf Astoria hotel in Manhattan, hundreds of Palestine solidarity activists from a wide array of organizations took to the streets to protest Israeli war crimes, the blockade of Gaza, and the occupation of Palestine. more... 7 CommentsPage 112 | Page 110
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