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Building Bridges Radio: Black Farmers Speakout for Justice with Alice Walker

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | It’s been more than a decade since Black farmers filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, because of decades of discrimination. Thousands of farmers have not yet had their day in court or been allowed to file a claim even though the second phase of the suit (known as Pigford v Vilsack) was settled in February 2010. The reason for this is that Congress has not provided the $1.25 billion for farmers, who through no fault of their own, suffered discrimination from the same government that now denies them relief. more...  0 Comments

AMIT BORNSTEIN BEATEN TO DEATH BY OFFICERS IN MONMOUTH COUNTY JAIL

Friends of Amit | FREEHOLD, NJ - On July 29, 2010, Amit Bornstein, age 22 of Marlboro was arrested at his home by Monmouth County Sheriff’s Officers on a bench warrant for failing to appear in Court for minor misdemeanor and traffic infractions. Seven hours later Correction Officers dropped Amit’s dead body at CentraState Hospital. Little is known about what happened while in custody, as surveillance tapes were seized by the Prosecutor’s Office and have not been released. Two months after Amit’s death, Sherriff Shaun Golden has yet to make any statement about the incident; now the Bornstein family is demanding accountability for the death of their son. more...  0 Comments

Mutual Aid Health Care, the story of the Rock Dove Collective

JonSTeps | Last year an individual could expect to pay $4,824 for health insurance; a family of four could expect to pay $13,375. These rates have led to more than 46 million Americans going without coverage. This is why community-led wellness efforts are so important.
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10/2/2010 NYC TWU 100 Members Speak Out-From The Bronx to DC. at "One Nation"

Labor Video Project | On October 2, 2010, two hundred thousand workers mostly from the East Coast journeyed to
Washington D.C. to protest the conditions and attacks working people face. NYC TWU 100 members
from the Bronx were some of those who got on the bus to the rally more...  1 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: One Nation March on Washington

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | We present a special program with speeches and interviews from the Massive Demonstration on Saturday, October 2nd at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. more...  1 Comments

Hunter College Protests CUNY Budget Cuts! (Oct 7)

Hunter Fights Back | This Thursday, October 7th, at 2:15PM in front of Hunter College (68th and Lex), Hunter College students are staging a demonstration and protest against the millions of dollars of budget cuts to the CUNY public education system. more...  0 Comments

Talk on Fahad Hashmi Case, Oct. 8th

Felton Davis | Public forum at the Catholic Worker on Friday, October 8th, 7:45 pm
dealing with the case of Fahad Hashmi, with Prof. Jeanne Theoharis of
Brooklyn College. more...  4 Comments

Stormont’s Grand Central Station Marginalizes Irish-Language Communities

Ceithearna Coille Nua Eabhrac | Today, Thursday, September 30th, is the last day of the “Experience Northern Ireland – Titanic and More” exhibit in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Station. more...  1 Comments

APSC statement in support of groups raided by FBI‏

Uhuru Solidarity Committee | The African People’s Solidarity Committee (APSC) and the Uhuru Solidarity Movement (USM) denounce the September 24, 2010 subpoenas and raids of the homes and offices of solidarity and anti-war activists in Illinois, Minnesota and Michigan. more...  4 Comments

Labor Activists Condemn FBI Repression

Michael Letwin | Today, the Obama administration similarly exploits the pretext of "terrorism" in an effort to silence growing opposition to U.S. wars and apartheid Israel. more...  6 Comments

Tues (28 Sept) - Letter-Writing Dinner for Anti-Police Prisoner Paul French

NYC Anarchist Black Cross | As many of you know, on April 8th, 2010, an anti-police demonstration took place in Olympia, Washington. Over 50 people marched through the streets as a part of the West Coast Days of Action Against Police Violence. 29 arrests were made. Police came in with pepperballs, batons, etc. to disperse a march -- you know the drill. more...  2 Comments

Sept 11th Mosque Rally Photo Essay One

Chris Voss | I was traveling in New York and decided to attend the rally, I have not developed all my film, but here is the first roll. I was impressed (I live in Oakland, CA) how despite such a horrendous tragedy, new york can come together and see through their grief. What a great city. more...  3 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Jobs, Jobs and More Jobs - The Real Bottom Line

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
National Edition
Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Endorse: NYC Workers Stand with the Muslim, Arab, and South Asian Communities

Michael Letwin, NYCLAW | As New York City workers and trade unionists, we deplore the attacks on Park51, desecration of mosques, violence and all other forms of racism, Islamophobia and anti-Muslim bigotry. more...  4 Comments

Michael Moore's Response to Anti-Union, Zionist, Rahm Emanuel

http://readersupportednews.org | Dear Rahm Emanuel:

Happy Fuckin' Labor Day! I read this week that — according to a new book by Steven Rattner, your administration's former "Car Czar" — during White House meetings about how to save the tens of thousands of jobs that would be lost if GM and Chrysler collapsed, your response was, "Fuck the UAW!" more...  15 Comments

Labor Day: Immigrants Build the U.S. Economy

Mark Engler | Undocumented immigrants streaming into this country from south of the border drive down wages and steal jobs that could otherwise go to out-of-work Americans. Right?Wrong. Immigrant workers play an important role in building our economy and bolstering institutions such as social security. This Labor Day might be a good opportunity to show a little gratitude. more...  5 Comments

Mexican Community Theater: A Different View of Immigration

The Politics of Immigration | In a small, crowded theater in New York's West Village the night of August 8, a group of thirty indigenous women from central Mexico finally got a chance to perform their play before a U.S. audience.

According to [cast member Yolanda] Mendieta, 30 percent or more of the villagers have taken the dangerous journey to the north. But why do so many people leave? more...  1 Comments

An invitation to fertile resistance – the Peach Tree Project story

Long Island Food Not Bombs | The "Peach Tree Project" is a decentralized community agricultural program created by Long Island Food Not Bombs that is making strides in creating new ties of solidarity. From fruit trees to tomatoes, Food Not Bombs is upholding the truth that food does grow on trees, scarcity is a lie, and that food is a right & not a privilege! more...  4 Comments

AFRICAN MOVIE ACADEMY AWARD WINNING FILM ABOUT MALCOLM X SCREENS IN BROOKLYN

Nicole Stoll | Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 actor Ephraim Benton and his “Chillin on da Corner & Beyond” screening series present award winning documentary “Malcolm’s Echo: the Legacy of Malcolm X” directed by Dami Akinnusi. “Malcolm’s Echo”, a festival favorite is a powerful and timely discussion on how Malcolm X's thoughts and philosophies are being used as a foundation to create a new vision. The film looks beyond the stereotypes of Malcolm X and attempts to understand the real message of his legacy echoed through those who knew him. more...  2 Comments

Darkness in America: Lynne Stewart's Resentencing

Stephen Lendman | Lynne's shocking resentencing more...  11 Comments

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