© Jen Yuson | CitySol hosted a number of green exhibits, a green market, and bands that played on a solar powered stage. more... 2 Comments
Glenn Greenwald | To the extent that U.S. law enforcement agents attempted to assist in the pre-arrest surveillance of these terrorists, they were able to eavesdrop on the conversations of scores of individuals inside the U.S. by obtaining the approval of the FISA court, just as the law requires: more... 1 Comments
Stephen Lendman | UN Resolution 1701 guarantees no end to the conflict more... 0 Comments
World Can't Wait | Today a group World Can't Wait activists and others gathered in front of the United Nations Headquarters in New York for an emergency protest of Condoleezza Rice's visit there. Rice's appearance was part of the process of authoring a UN resolution for a "ceasefire" in Israel's vicious war of aggression on Lebanon - a war made possible by, and enjoying the approval and direct military support of the Bush regime. more... 3 Comments
From Joe | "At a time such as this—in the midst of spectacular claims from London and Washington, a media barrage supporting them, and a massive disruption of commercial flights resulting from extreme security measures—it is all the more imperative that people not suspend their capacity for critical thought and political judgement."
Portland IMC repost | History is full of examples where people who had right on their side fought against tremendous odds and were victorious. And it is also full of examples of people passively hoping to wait it out, only to get swallowed up by a horror beyond what they ever imagined. The future is unwritten. WHICH ONE WE GET IS UP TO US. Endorsers of the Call to Drive Out the Bush Regime Include: James Abourezk, Aris Anagnos, Anti-Flag, Edward Asner, Russell Banks, Ed Begley Jr., Harry Belafonte, St. Clair Bourne, Gabriel Byrne, Margaret Cho, Ward Churchill, Kate Clinton, US Rep. John Conyers Jr., John Densmore, Jesse Díaz Jr., Ariel Dorfman, Tom Duane, Michael Eric Dyson, Steve Earle, Niles Eldredge, Daniel Ellsberg, Eve Ensler, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jane Fonda, Michael Franti, reg e. gaines, Martin Garbus, Wavy Gravy, André Gregory, Paul Haggis, Sam Hamill, Suheir Hammad, Kathleen Hanna, Stephen Hays, Merle Hoffman, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Bill T. Jones, Rickie Lee Jones, Sarah Jones, Brig. Gen. (ret) Janis Karpinski, Casey Kasem, Ron Kovic, Jonathan Kozol, Jessica Lange, Lewis Lapham, Mark Leno, Rabbi Michael Lerner, George Lois, US Rep. Cynthia McKinney, Mark Crispin Miller, Tom Morello, Viggo Mortensen, US Rep. Major Owens, Ozomatli, Grace Paley, Harvey Pekar, Sean Penn, Jeremy Pikser, Harold Pinter, Frances Fox Piven, Sister Helen Prejean, Michael Ratner, Boots Riley, Mark Ruffalo, US Rep. Bobby Rush, Susan Sarandon, James Schamus, Richard Serra, Rev. Al Sharpton, Cindy Sheehan, Martin Sheen, Gary Soto, Nancy Spero, Gloria Steinem, Lynne Stewart, Serj Tankian, Jonathan Tasini, Sunsara Taylor, Studs Terkel, Gore Vidal, Kurt Vonnegut, Alice Walker, Naomi Wallace, Lt. Ehren Watada, US Rep. Maxine Waters, Cornel West, Saul Williams, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Ann Wright, Howard Zinn, and thousands more….. more... 0 Comments
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This past Saturday, August 5th, I participated in a community forum held at the The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Center on West 13th Street in Manhattan. The speak-out is an initiative of the Welfare Warriors, a project of Queers for Economic Justice (QEJ). Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Gender Non Conforming people facing issues of poverty had the opportunity to give voice to struggles at a community speak-out, share experiences of poverty and develop a campaign around public assistance.[/a>]more... 0 Comments
World Can't Wait | Emergency p rotest today: NOON - Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across the street from the United Nations (E. 47th St. & 1st Ave.)
by the wsws editorial board | This article is available as a PDF leaflet to download and distribute
Mark Knapp | After seeing several days of videotape surveillance from federal prosecutors, a jury today convicted Dean Zimmermann of accepting bribes. The former Green Councilman was indicted last January in the wake of an FBI corruption probe. more... 1 Comments
nycnion | In March of 2006, Abeer Hamza, a 14-year old Iraqi girl from the village of Mahmudiya, witnessed the deaths of her father, mother, and sister, and afterwards was brutally raped, murdered, and set on fire. Five US soldiers have been charged with the crime, one of which has already confessed guilt. The soldiers allegedly pre-planned the attack, changed into civilian clothing, and then entered the home of Abeer Hamza. more... 1 Comments
Barry Grey | The response of Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman and the Democratic Party leadership to Lieberman’s defeat in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election says a great deal about the politics of the Democratic Party and the state of American politics as a whole.
NYCLU | August 7, 2006 -- The New York Civil Liberties Union today expanded a
Daithí | It’s either a slow news week at Fox News or a testimony to Cindy Sheehan’s effectiveness. more... 3 Comments
gothink3 | Citi and Chase banks are distributing “smart cards” or “blink cards” to their unknowing customers. Either way these cards contain RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) and pose a threat to your privacy and bank accounts ie: digital pick-pocketing or worse a way to track humans. more... 2 Comments
Ula Kuras | The National Mobilization Against Sweatshops (NMASS) celebrated the grand opening of their new space in Brooklyn on 93 Third Avenue at Bergen St on Friday, August 5th. NMASS is a workers membership organization that was founded by young working people in 1996 in New York City. Its’ members cross all trades and industries but are united in their efforts to empower workers and fight for better work conditions. more... 0 Comments
would-be protestor | Or make a conscious effort to post the links so we can find it. more... 8 Comments
Third World Solidarity Group | Support an immediate stop to the US-UK-Israeli invasion and occupation of Lebanon and Palestine, immediate and unconditional withdrawal of all Israeli troops, stop to all US-led bogus, gunboat diplomacy, adequate and fair representation of Lebanese, Palestinian and other Arab governments in the settlement of the conflict, support for the sovereignty and independence of the Palestinian and Lebanese governments!!! In the long term, end US-UK-Israeli exploitation, control and interference in the Middle East!!! more... 0 Comments
Lycophidion | On Saturday, August 5, some 3,000 protestors calling for an end to the U.S.-backed Israeli invasions of Gaza and Lebanon, as well as the U.S. occupation of Iraq, rallied and marched from Time Square to the General Electric building on 50th Street and 6th Ave. General Electric manufactures F-16 engines, used against the Lebanese, Palestinian and Iraqi populations. The rally was sponsored by the International Action Center, Al-Awda, Arab American Muslim Federation, Millions 4 Mumia, NYC Council Member Charles Barron and others.
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