Internationalist Group | In response to a state-wide work stoppage in Oaxaca, Mexico today, plainclothes police and gunmen linked to state governor Ulises Ruiz have unleashed a bloody massacre. So far today, there are at least three people confirmed dead, and reports of two more killed, with scores wounded in the shooting. An emergency protest has been called for Saturday, October 28, at 3 p.m., outside the Mexican consulate general in New York at 27 East 39th Street. more... 5 Comments
El Universal | There are the captions: more... 9 Comments
solidaridad con oaxaca | México, 27 de octubre de 2006. El subcomandante insurgente Marcos, delegado Zero del EZLN para La Otra Campaña, desde Buaisiacobe, Sonora, en el norte de México lanzó un llamado nacional e internacional para movilizarse "exigiendo la salida inmediata del asesino Ulises Ruiz, el castigo a él y sus sicarios y en apoyo a la APPO.". more... 0 Comments
Brad Will | NYC Indymedia journalist Brad Will was killed by Mexican government forces in Oaxaca today. Here is his most recent communique from Oaxaca, entitled "Death in Oaxaca." more... 5 Comments
greg | repression toca un periodista de Indymedia NYC more... 4 Comments
Barucha Calamity Peller | Confirmed by La Jornada (Mexico) and Radio APPO Oaxaca, NYC indymedia journalist shot in chest today
kaitlyn tikkun | The NYC Port Authority Police have repeatedly violated NYC Human Rights Law by arresting and verbally abusing transgendered people for trying to use the restroom. Transgendered people and allies held a protest over 4 recent arrests. more... 6 Comments
Luke from DC | So the Democrats have captured the huge popular opposition to the war and moved it from the streets to the polls, where it will give them at least the house and maybe the Senate.
WBAI Justice & Unity Campaign | There is a high-stakes election going on now at peace-and-justice WBAI Radio (99.5 FM, wbai.org) that will determine the future direction of the station, and will influence that of the entire five-station Pacifica network. Some may see the ongoing conflict there as in-fighting or "factionalism." But it is in fact a major battle between competing ideologies about whether to keep WBAI's programming focused on the struggles of working class people, particularly those in communities of color. more... 27 Comments
Next Left Notes | Passenger: Are you saying that an Arab wearing a shirt in Arabic is a terrorist?
Danny | On the upper-west side of Manhattan two protesters chained themselves to the doors of Victoria's Secret to bring attention to the companies poor environmental practices. The company, which prints over one million catalogues every day, uses paper made from the virgin wood of old growth forests and needs to be pressured to use recycled paper. For more information go to www.victoriasdirtysecret.net more... 6 Comments
CHUCKMAN | PRIME MINISTER HARPER CREATES DIVISIONS WHERE NONE EXIST...AND A FRANK PICTURE OF ISRAELI DEMOCRACY more... 0 Comments
Donald Paneth | “Someday, there’ll be a war to which nobody comes,” said Staughton Lynd, a leader in the early antiwar movement of the 1960s, as he spoke to a multigenerational audience about the prospects for preventing future conflicts like Vietnam and Iraq. || Staughton Lynd on Democracy Now! more... 0 Comments
el pinche simon | Community in Unity is a coalition of concerned residents and organizations that came together to ensure that:
Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg | Delivered Vacant is a 14-year-old documentary about displacement and gentrification in 1980s Hoboken. It's being screened this weekend in Jersey City, and for good reason -- the parallels between Hoboken then and Jersey City now are astonishing. more... 0 Comments
naw | On The Edge is a documentary covering the brutal murders of hundreds of
Gregory A. Butler | Assemblyman Brian McLaughlin (D - Flushing) used to be the most powerful labor leader in New York City. Head of the New York City Central Labor Council, business agent for the street light electricians and all around power broker, McLaughlin was once the city's top union chief. Now, he's under a 44 count racketeering indictment, accused of stealing $ 2.2 million dollars and out on $ 250,000 bail. What does this mean for New York City union members? more... 4 Comments
Stephen Lendman | The vindication of Lynne Stewart more... 0 Comments
MARKIN | Well, the Bush Administration has finally got New York Attorney Lynne Stewart where they want her. more... 0 CommentsPage 51 | Page 49
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