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$10,000 Penalty For Posters Announcing Political Demonstrations ?

Watchdog | ANSWER Coalition, promoter of some of the largest. most successful Wash DC demonstrations, is threatened with $10,000 fines for posters promoting upcoming demos. This threatens ALL interests that may hope to gather peacefully to express grievances to officals and mainstream public. more...  1 Comments

Vicious Police Attack on IWW Solidarity March in Providence, Rhode Island

anarkid | Providence IWW organized a march on Jackie's Galaxy, which is a restaurant chain that is being
supplied by HWH in New York City, a supplier who is notorious for its slave labor conditions of up to 110 hours per week without basic labor rights (minimum wage and overtime). They were met with brutality by local police. more...  17 Comments

At It Again in Palestine: Activists Destroy Section of Illegal Annexation Fence

Palestine Solidarity Project | August 11, 2007 activists met in the Hebron district of the West Bank to again challenge the legitimacy of the Israeli Annexation fence near the village of Beit Mirsim. The Barrier has been declared illegal by the International Court of Justice yet the Israeli military has continued its construction. more...  4 Comments

Reply to Phyllis Bennis: the Iraqi Resistance is just and should be supported

Kosta Harlan | In the four years of the U.S. occupation of Iraq, public debate within the U.S. antiwar movement on whether to support the Iraqi resistance has rarely taken place. Consequently the recent polemic between Alexander Cockburn and Phyllis Bennis (a leader in the United for Peace and Justice Coalition) is an extremely positive development and should be welcomed. It is an important debate that needs to take place at all levels within the U.S. antiwar movement. more...  16 Comments

Independence Movement Demands FBI leave Puerto Rico

El Nuevo Dia | The widow of the late machetero leader Filiberto Ojeda Rios reappeared today to demand that the FBI leave Puerto Rico.
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New York City Foodstuff Workers Industrial Union 460 organizing activities

Worker Freedom | Two year report on New York City Foodstuff Workers Industrial Union 460 organizing activities more...  0 Comments

SDS: To Live Outside the Law, You Must be Honest

Daniel Tasripin | Following a year that witnessed a new generation of young activists adopt the name and legacy of Students for a Democratic Society, the new organization converged upon Detroit for its second national Convention. There are already attempts by both outsiders and a number of members of the organization to augur what meaning to assign to the convention. more...  12 Comments

Rev Billy's Trial For First Amendment Recitation Began Today

madhatter | NEW YORK, August 6--Free Speech lawyer Norman Siegel appeared in court today with co-counsel Earl Ward arguing for the dismissal of 2nd Degree Harassment charges against Reverend Billy (aka Bill Talen). The activist preacher was arrested on June 29 for reciting the First Amendment in Union Square, but Siegel insisted “Reverend Billy has the First Amendment right to recite the First Amendment.” more...  4 Comments

Judge Orders Release of Files on NYPD Surveillance of RNC

AP | The city must release hundreds of pages of documents related to police surveillance of protesters prior to the 2004 Republican National Convention, though authorities will be allowed to black out some of the information, a judge ruled Monday. more...  2 Comments

PRI wins in Oaxaca Elections, 3 people taken by police on election night

Barucha Calamity Peller | PRI wins in Oaxacan elections as almost 80% abstain from voting, 3 people taken off the streets on election night still not found, among them 2 Catalans and 1 Mexican more...  5 Comments

A Report from the New SDS Confab in Detroit

James Neshewat | The national meeting of Students for a Democratic Society in Detroit, July 27 to August 1, marked the second annual National Convention since the New SDS was born at the start of 2006. more...  39 Comments

City Withdraws Proposed Camera Regs! But Stay Tuned ...

Independent Media Lover | from puctureny.org
Great news!
The Mayor’s Office of Film announced Friday afternoon that they are headed back to the drawing board with their regulations.
 http://www.nyc.gov/html/film/html/news/090107_moftb_rules_redraft.shtml more...  10 Comments

“Days of Decision” – September 14 – 21 – A call for Nonviolent Direct Actions

paul frazier | Declaration of Peace grassroots campaign calls for nonviolent direct actions at congressional offices, September 14-21, "Days of Decision" to defund the occupation and establish an Iraqi-led Peace Initiative more...  1 Comments

Oaxaca is Not Over

Barucha Calamity Peller via Counterpunch.org | "Don't let another six months go by before the world turns around and sees Oaxaca again."

-APPO representative Eric.
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La Biblia, El Marismo y la Opcion Para Mexico

Guillermo R. Bravo | Lo que debe ser y no ser more...  0 Comments

Latino Delivery Workers Sue Flor de Mayo Resstaurant for Labor Rights Violations

Virginia Lora | Four Latino delivery workers are pressing charges against Flor de Mayo, a Peruvian-Chinese restaurant in Manhattan, for minimum wage and overtime law violations. Workers were doing the jobs of delivery men and porter, working as many as six days a week, and as many as 72 hours each week while being paid $1.25 an hours. Surrounded by coworkers from Flor de Mayo and surrounding restaurants as well as labor organizers from NMASS and their Justice Will be Served campaign, they made their demands public on Tuesday July 24th at a press conference that took place outside the Flor de Mayo on 484 Amsterdam Avenue. more...  11 Comments

Mexican Community Celebrates Feria del Sol Festival, Rain and Shine

Virginia Lora | NYC's Mexican community held the Feria del Sol despite inclement weather. Street fair vendors, community organizations, local musicians and dancers refused to let the rain get in the way of their celebration of Mexican culture and traditions in a Latin American festival they have been recreating in the middle of Manhattan for the past ten years. more...  0 Comments

Venezuela: Interview with El Libertario

El Libertario' editorial staff | * Interview with indonesian anarchist journal EMPTY HEAVEN - May 2007 ( http://otonomis.org/ -- EMPTY HEAVEN collective website;  http://pustaka.otonomis.org/ -- indonesian anarchist/autonomist archive). More info in english & spanish about El Libertario: www.nodo50.org/ellibertario more...  5 Comments

Hand Over Your Electronics! Computer Recycling on the LES

K. Cyr | Volunteers at the Lower East Side Ecology Center are working diligently to reduce and reuse the toxic waste found in most electronic devices. more...  1 Comments

Photos: Feria Del Sol

Alex Nathanson | Feria Del Sol, a festival put on by the Tpeyac Association, took place on Sunday, July 29. || Full Festival Coverage more...  0 Comments

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