By Mike Ely | The Kasama Project | There is a self-deceptive politics (among some leftists) that seeks to prettify all kinds of reactionary forces that (for one reason or another) are in opposition to U.S. imperialism — including Islamic reactionaries, Kim Jung Il, “hardline” revisionists of the Li Peng and Eric Honecker type and so on. And in the process they have a real, almost startling, hostility toward sections of the people who rise up in important if still-inarticulate ways. My sense is that such politics arise from a despair over actually developing our own revolutionary forces — and a resigned assumption that we have no other alternative but to fall behind any forces (ugly, oppressive, reactionary or not) who (one way or another) who seem to be on America’s shit list.
Jessica Aguirre | As New York prepares for LGBTQ pride celebrations, a new case of homophobia-driven police brutality has sobered the city. more... 3 Comments
Ariel Tirosh | Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered outside of Governor Paterson's Manhattan office today to call on Paterson, State Senator Malcolm Smith, and other legislative leaders to repeal the 70s-era Rockefeller Drug Laws. more... 0 Comments
Emilio de Lima (Ed.) | The IMC of the world are the most appropriate space for discussions and proposals around the right to communication. The hemisphere, the continent and the world were, are and will be affected by what happens to almost the 200,000,000 (two hundred million) Brazilian citizens. We are all together on this ship in danger that is the planet earth. No one is alone or alone can solve the most serious problems.
Counterhegemonic | We must encourage democratically organized political expressions which reflect the growing anger and disillusionment of poor and working class communities. All available forms of non-violent protest – from sit-ins to occupations, from education to mass direct action – must be employed in this struggle. more... 0 Comments
October 22 Coalition-NY | December 21, 2008
plausible_deniability | A grand jury indictment is expected to be unsealed Tuesday in the case of a New York City police officer shown in video footage knocking a bicyclist to the ground in Times Square. Officer Patrick Pogan is expected to plead not guilty. more... 1 Comments
Carlos Vigueras | The young people and his testimony about the murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos put the eyes of the world in Greece.
Alex Kane | The New York Police Department’s system for issuing annual press credentials to journalists is unconstitutional and arbitrary, a federal lawsuit filed Nov. 12 alleges. more... 0 Comments
Seven Star Hand | The Vatican and its primary cohorts are the secret rulers of Planet Earth and their primary tools of governance are secrecy and the deceptive triangle formed by money, religion, and politics. It is beyond obvious that monetary, religious, and political leaders will never solve humanity’s persistent problems. To do so would free you from their deceptions and put them out of work… more... 1 Comments
NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | "We knew keeping the windows in the warehouse was a bargaining chip." more... 0 Comments
nystagmenos | This is a summary of the main points covered in the first court pleadings of the police officer who pulled the trigger on Alexandros Grigoropoulos, and who was charged with intentional homicide. more... 0 Comments
Unión Nacional de Técnicos y Prof. Petroleros | El jueves 4 de noviembre a las 19:00 horas el director general de Petróleos Mexicanos, Jesús Reyes Heroles González Garza fue obligado a recibir a la Comisión de Trabajo de la Cámara de Diputados requerido para que explicara los despidos injustificados. more... 0 Comments
emiliano | Amazing how different we are from other people in the world. In the US, teenagers are killed in cold blood every few weeks by police, and only minimal outcry is ever voiced, and usually it is from activists rather than the general public. We have become so totally jaded, consumed with our possessions, immersed in a sea of digits signifying the (ever more imaginary and precarious) financial wealth accredited to each of us, lost in our iPhones, boxed away for shipment in our SUVs, that the many deaths at the hands of the US government at home and abroad as well as the infinite harm we inflict on the world, well, we just don't notice it.
SFA | Subway, the third largest fast-food chain in the world and the biggest fast-food buyer of Florida tomatoes, reached an agreement on December 2nd with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to help improve wages and working conditions for the workers who pick their tomatoes. more... 0 Comments
Greek Anarchosyndicalist | Cops kill 15 year old student in Greece more... 2 Comments
LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS | *** GREAT SOCIETIES THAT DO NOT PROTECT THE INNOCENT, BECOME THE GUILTY ? more... 0 Comments
j hill | Friday, December 5th @ 7PM - Free Reading: Antony Loewenstein "The Blogging Revolution" @ Bluestockings
Mike Flugennock | At least up until the last "election" or two, you used to hear a lot – especially from the Donkeycrats – about the proverbial "Big Tent", ostensibly used to symbolize the Party's acceptance of diverse constituencies, but was actually just a cheesy way for your Party to pander to segments of the voting population it normally wouldn't give the time of day to.
Joy of Resistance | Joy of Resistance Multicultural Feminist Radio returns to WBAI in its new regular time slot, the first December of each month.
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