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Joy of Resistance three-hour special on Wednesday: "Stories from Occupied America," "We Always Resist" & JOR's greatest shows of 2011

Joy of Resistance | To support the continuation of WBAI, listener supported non-commercial progressive radio—and feminist broadcasting at the station—Joy of Resistance, Multicultural Feminist radio @ WBAI will offer listeners three exciting premiums and and play excerpts from them. Wednesday's fund-drive Special, with "Stories from Occupied America," "We Always Resist" & JOR's greatest shows of 2011, can be heard at 99.5 FM and streams live at This 3-hour special will be hosted by Fran Luck, Maretta Short & Jasmine Burnett. more...  0 Comments

New Yorkers to Senator Schumer - NO TAR SANDS PIPELINE | New Yorkers concerned about new efforts by GOP leaders in the US Senate to ‘fastrack’ approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline will march on Valentine’s Day to the Manhattan office of Sen. Chuck Schumer to urge him not to cave in to Oil Industry interests more...  3 Comments

Wall Street Excess and Main Street Distress: the Apple Connection

Walden Bello | Ever since the beginning of the current global economic crisis, the focus of both critical analysis and public odium has been speculative capital. In the populist narrative, it was the breathtaking shenanigans of the banks in an atmosphere of deregulation that led to the economic collapse. The “financial economy,” characterized as parasitic and bad, was contrasted to the “real economy,” which was said to produce real goods and real value. Resources flowed into speculative activities in finance, resulting in a loss of dynamism in the real economy and eventually leading to credit cutoff at the height of the crisis, causing bankruptcies and massive layoffs.
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NYC Events for February 10

NY Activist Calendar | For Friday, February 10, 2012
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Meeting with Chris Hedges

Mitchel Cohen | Chris Hedges has and continues to make very valuable historical critiques of both the Democratic and Republican parties. But his strategic options for Occupy Wall Street are fundamentally flawed. Here's why. more...  15 Comments

Endorse Workers’ Appeal: Stop U.S. Weapons to Egypt

Michael Letwin, NYC Labor Against the War | Stop the Import of US “Tear Gas” and all other weapons to Egypt -- We are all the 99% more...  0 Comments

"¡Mujeres Luchando, Al Mundo Transformando!”: An Int'l Women's Day Celebration!

Movement for Justice in El Barrio | Join Movement for Justice in El Barrio for a special Int'l Women's Day Celebration honoring the contributions of the "indignadas" who are leading the movements for justice and dignity around the world! more...  0 Comments

NYC Events for February 1

NY Activist Calendar | For full listings, go to: more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: STOPPING the NYPD's Stop and Frisk

produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | More than 700,000, according to NYPD documentation predominantly African-Americans and Latinos have been profiled for stops and frisks, as a result of what is now referred to as the “new” Jim Crow policies of policing and inflicting state terror on communities of color. But, in response to the increasing criminalization of communities of color is a burgeoning movement prepared to, STOP Stop and Frisk as they say no to the new Jim Crow.

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Targeting Iranian Nationals

Stephen Lendman | police state more...  0 Comments

Gay Refugees in the U.S.: Becley Aigbuza risks deportation

EveryOne Group | EveryOne Group is appealing to the President of the United States, Barack Obama, the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, and the Governor of California, Edmund Brown Jr. Becley Aigbuza (in the photo), a 28-year-old homosexual man from Benin (Nigeria), moved to America in 1994, when he was eleven years old. He now risks deportation from San Diego (California) back to Nigeria. Read More | Petition to Obama | more...  0 Comments

Forecasting Economic Decline

Stephen Lendman | class war more...  0 Comments


NewYorkCityRevolution | the National Park Service under heavy pressure from the attacks of Congressman Issa has issued yellow notices onto the tents of McPherson & Freedom Plaza Occupiers. When Bloomberg called for the first eviction of Liberty Plaza, New Yorkers came out in a mass outpouring to protect the liberated park. We need the same kind of outpouring at D.C. more...  0 Comments

Whistling Past the Graveyard

Stephen Lendman | class war more...  0 Comments

On The Many Ways We Deal With Rapists

Because We Must | ‎"When I first started out as a rape crisis advocate I did not think there was any hope for justice beyond reporting to the police, and even though I could criticize them as an institution for evils like violence and corruption, I figured they would still help a victim in need. I was proven horribly wrong enough times that I had to change my position. My rage and disappointment and disgust required me to change my position." more...  0 Comments

The Crisis Explained

Tomasz Konicz | So much crisis was never analyzed with a crisis-conditioned satisfaction guarantee! Instead of seeking culprits, we must seek the systemic causes of the indebtedness dynamic. These gigantic debt mountains were necessary to keep capitalism functioning. Fewer and fewer workers can producer more and more goods in an ever-shorter time. more...  0 Comments

America's Great Divide Between Rich and Poor

Stephen Lendman | class war more...  0 Comments

No records from Japan's Fukishima crisis task force | No minutes were kept by the Japanese government during meetings of a special task force that managed the response to the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last year. more...  0 Comments


NewYorkCityRevolution | 43 arrested, but is it the system that abandoned the neighborhood and the people to blame. more...  1 Comments

Israel Claims Syria/Hamas-Connected Terror Cells Uncovered

Stephen Lendman | Israel more...  0 Comments

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