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Sealand: Start Your Own Sovereign Nation

small WORLD Podcast | The Principality of Sealand is a micronation that claims as its territory a man-made off-shore installation named Roughs Tower/HM Fort Roughs, a former Maunsell Sea Fort located in the North Sea 10 km (six miles) off the coast of Suffolk, England. Sealand's claims to sovereignty and legitimacy are not recognized by any country, yet it is sometimes cited in debates as a case study of how various principles of international law can be applied to a territorial dispute. more...  0 Comments

The Failed Drug War: Stopping the Violence Means Rethinking Policy

K. McLaughlin | New Jersey's drug war is being lost a little more each day. The policy of the U.S. government isn't working, it's time for a change. more...  2 Comments

Who Rules Columbia?--Part 6

columbiawatch | To find out more about the hidden history of Uptown Manhattan's Columbia University, you might be interested in the following excerpt from NACLA's 1968 pamphlet, "Who Rules Columbia?" more...  2 Comments

Muxe's, 8pm tonight, free screening

ren, www.times-up.org | MUXE'S: autenticas, intrepidas, buscadoras de peligro
(authentic, fearless, seekers of danger)
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Who Rules Columbia?--Part 5

columbiawatch | If you're interested in reading about the hidden history of Manhattan's Columbia University, you might find the 1968 NACLA pamphlet, "Who Rules Columbia?" of use. more...  0 Comments

NYC Progressive Events Calendar

Manhattan Neighborhood Network | MNN is a public access station that champions free speech and offers free training and airtime for Manhattan residents and non-profits.
We also put on screenings of independent films that are free of charge and open to the public.
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HOLIDAY APPEAL BENEFIT FOR CLASS-WAR PRISONERS, FEATURING ONE WORLD TRIBE AND DJ CEIBA

PDC | The Holiday Appeal benefit raises money for the PDC program of sending monthly stipends to 16 class-war prisoners, people who have been imprisoned for fighting on behalf of labor and the oppressed. This year's benefit occurs at a critical juncture in the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.The benefit will be Sunday, December 17th at 5pm at Southpaw – 125 5th Avenue in Brooklyn. For info call the PDC at 212-406-4252 or visit www.partisandefense.org. Free Mumia Now. more...  0 Comments

Fax/phone before Monday to save priceless Aboriginal culture!

Diet Simon, borrowing from GetUp | If you care about priceless Aboriginal cultural artefacts being needlessly destroyed, we need you to fax or ring the Australian environment minister RIGHT NOW, or at least before Monday. International support is needed to shame this government. more...  0 Comments

Rights Campaigners Call for Focus on Fur Industry's Immediate End

Friends of Animals | Friends of Animals, an international environmental and animal rights organization, is calling for the immediate end of the fur industry. more...  0 Comments

Premiere of Palestine Film Wed. @ 7 pm

Jennifer Wager | MNN Guerilla Filmmaking Series
Wed. Dec. 13th @ 7pm
MNN's Open Studio
537 W. 59th Street (between 10th and 11th)
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Your Day Shall Come, Indeed (Response to the PBA Lynch Mob against CCNY)

Modern Pitung | In a transparent attempt to distract from the lethal actions of NYPD pigs, the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (along with fellow pigs from other regions) are now raising a stink over the Student Liberation Action Movement's Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur center at City College of New York. more...  2 Comments

Day of Outrage - Shut Down Wall St! Thurdsay 12/21

Amadi Ajamu | POLICE MURDER PROTESTS INTENSIFY
DAY OF OUTRAGE! SHUT DOWN WALL STREET!

“Black Thursday,” December 21, 2006 at 12:00PM
Chase Bldg, Liberty & Nassau St, Downtown NYC
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Who Rules Columbia?--Part 4

columbiawatch | If you're interested in the hidden history of the role that Manhattan's Columbia University has played in promoting U.S. power elite foreign policy objectives, you'll probably find the following excerpt from NACLA's 1968 pamphlet, "Who Rules Columbia?", to be worth reading. more...  0 Comments

Billionaires for Braque

Paul Werner | Charles Grassley, head of the Senate Finance Committee, has brought consternation to the ranks of wealthy art collectors and the museum directors who love them. Ever since Grassley introduced and passed the Pension Protection Act on August 17, they are ruined. more...  0 Comments

Climate Change through the Lens of Youth

Rachel Petterson | “The strongest way to deliver an environmental message and to create an impact is certainly through film…”
(Nick Bonner, cartoonist, landscape artist, filmmaker and NUFF Global ambassador from Beijing, China)
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Who Rules Columbia?--Part 3

columbiawatch | If you're interested in the hidden history of Columbia University's real estate operations in Manhattan and elsewhere, you might find the following excerpt from NACLA's 1968 pamphlet, "Who Rules Columbia?" of use. more...  0 Comments

In Defense of the Meat-Hook: Pinochet Evades "Justice" with Death

Modern Pitung | For all the rejoicing around Augusto Pinochet's shuffling off this mortal coil, am I the only one who is unsurprised by this miserable excuse for a human taking the easy way out before ever getting into the dock? more...  0 Comments

Víctor Jara ...Presente !! (1932-1973)

Eduardo Andrade Bone | Tras el triunfo de Salvador Allende en las elecciones presidenciales de 1970, Víctor asumió un rol preponderante en el desarrollo cultural y político del país. more...  1 Comments

Does the past impact the future? Take the journey. You decide- see it!!!

Fetti |
Known for its many different uses, from storage to defining social class, Brown Paper Bags delves into the many uses of a brown paper bag in the black community. Set in the boroughs of New York City, a series of interconnected dramas unfold, linking various peoples to a brown paper bag. Spanning twenty four hours, the audience will explore its many facets.

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Screening of Brown Paper Bags

Ephraim Benton | Known for its many different uses, from storage to defining social class, Brown Paper Bags delves into the many uses of a brown paper bag in the black community. Set in the boroughs of New York City, a series of interconnected dramas unfold, linking various peoples to a brown paper bag. Spanning twenty four hours, the audience will explore its many facets.

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