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Bobby Seale to Speak at Afro-Punk Festival

imcista | Afro-Punk Festival June 28-July 7

This Independence Day, celebrate some true revolutionaries during the third annual Afro-Punk Festival at BAM, featuring film, music, and art united under the banner of black rebellion. This year's festival is focused on the Black Panther party, including a discussion with Black Panther co-founder Bobby Seale, two programs on July 4 featuring documentaries about them, and an exhibit of archival photographs by the Black Panthers party photographer Stephen Shames. For the full line-up, visit BAM.org/afropunk. more...  3 Comments

6/26: Tonight Join Us with Resister Camilo Mejia at the Brecht Forum

Brecht Forum | Join us to celebrate the release of Camilo Mejia's new memoir, The Road From Ar Ramadi.
Staff Sergeant Camilo Mejía became the new face of the antiwar movement in early 2004 when he applied for a discharge from the Army as a conscientious objector. After serving in the Army for nearly nine years, he was the first known Iraq veteran to refuse to fight, citing moral concerns about the war and occupation. His principled stand helped to rally the growing opposition and embolden his fellow soldiers. more...  0 Comments

Mermaid Parade Reaches 25

Alex Nathanson | This past Saturday New Yorkers came out to Coney Island to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Mermaid Parade, but for many it was also a funeral procession. more...  7 Comments

Skateboarding's Critical Mass (Sort of)

Alex Nathanson | The past Thursday, June 21, 1200 skateboarders came out to celebrate and promote skateboarding. more...  0 Comments

Movie about Leonard Peltier, Monday 6/25

New York City Leonard Peltier Support Group | "Murder On A Reservation," a documentary about Leonard Peltier, will be shown on Monday, June 25 by the New York City Leonard Peltier Support Group. Doors open at 7 pm, movie to start at 7:15 pm, refreshments served. A small donation at the door will be asked for but no one will be turned away.
Location: 55 West 17 st, Manhattan, fifth floor
(btw. 5 and 6th Aves.) more...  0 Comments

Organized Stalking - A Taboo Subject

Eleanor White | Organized stalking, by citizens deluded into believing they are somehow "helping fight crime," is long overdue for equal treatment by today's justice systems. Single stalking cases are worked on seriously, and it's high time that targets of multiple stalkers get their due service as well.
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killer banshee - sat june 23 - radical queer/trans/disability performance

zenanarchist | killer banshee brings live, dual screen video performance to Bluestockings for a night of mesmerizing visuals and sound.
June 23rd, 2007 @ 7pm Video Live from killer banshee:
Mobility - Confabulation on the Experiential Nature of Modern Medicine / Politics of Fear / Emergency Gender System /
Excerpts from The PEOPs Show more...  0 Comments

Come see Dave Zirin tonight!

Murphy Institute, CUNY | Come see Dave Zirin and Toni Smith
speaking about
Athletes as Social Activists: Pushing the Boundaries of the Sports World
Get Dave's new book, Welcome to the Terrordome, cheap!
and have him sign it! more...  0 Comments

What Do I Know About War? Written & Performed by Margo Lee Sherman Brecht Forum

brecht forum |
Saturday, June 23

8:00 pm


What Do I Know About War?

Written & Performed by Margo Lee Sherman more...  0 Comments

Live Wire, Lifeblood: Radio Journalist Tania Ketenjian Enlightens and Nourishes

Lucine Kasbarian | The common thread within "Radio Tania's" provocative programs is that the voices, ideas and emotions brought to the airwaves—and facilitated by Tania’s own discernment, aptitude and finesse—serve to tell stories that often are not, and to spotlight or question prevailing standards, preconceptions and realities held and presented in our increasingly pre-packaged and sanitized world. more...  0 Comments

Athletes as Social Activists: Pushing the Boundaires of the Sports World

Murphy Institute, CUNY | Athletes as Social Activists: Pushing the Boundaires of the Sports World
with Dave Zirin, author of Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports and
What's My Name Fool?: Sports and Resistance in the United States and
Toni Smith, Protested the war in Iraq as Co-Captain of the women’s basketball team
at Manhattanville College in 2003


Peter Kaufman, Moderator
Professor of Sociology, SUNY-New Paltz
Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Sport in Society more...  0 Comments

Clearwater Festival 2007

Alex Nathanson | This past weekend, June 16th and 17th, Clearwater Festival was held in Croton Point Park in the town of Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County. Proceeds from the festival benefit Clearwater, an environmental education research and advocacy group. more...  2 Comments

The Summer 2007 IndyKids is Out!

IndyKids | The Summer 2007 IndyKids is Out!

Go to  http://www.indykids.net to download the paper and teacher’s guide, find out how to get copies and to subscribe.

The new issue includes stories about a Palestinian kids photo project, Pittsburgh Pirates fans demanding better treatment for the workers who make baseball merchandise, articles on Africa, Iraq and immigration, letters, summer reading, movies, the debut of IndyKids’ new cartoon strip with mascot Wilton the Worm and more!

Visit:  http://www.indykids.net/teachers/index.html for the Teacher's Guide that accompanies the new issue.
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Children’s Book Award Winner (IndyKids)

Griffin Epstein | The Summer 2007 IndyKids is Out!

Go to www.indykids.net to download the paper and teacher’s guide, find out how to get copies and to subscribe.

The new issue includes stories about a Palestinian kids photo project, Pittsburgh Pirates fans demanding better treatment for the workers who make baseball merchandise, articles on Africa, Iraq and immigration, letters, summer reading, movies, the debut of IndyKids’ new cartoon strip with mascot Wilton the Worm and more!

Visit:  http://www.indykids.net/teachers/index.html for the Teacher's Guide that accompanies the new issue.
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Summer Book Spectacular! (IndyKids)

IndyKids | The Summer 2007 IndyKids is Out!

Go to www.indykids.net to download the paper and teacher’s guide, find out how to get copies and to subscribe.

The new issue includes stories about a Palestinian kids photo project, Pittsburgh Pirates fans demanding better treatment for the workers who make baseball merchandise, articles on Africa, Iraq and immigration, letters, summer reading, movies, the debut of IndyKids’ new cartoon strip with mascot Wilton the Worm and more!

Visit:  http://www.indykids.net/teachers/index.html for the Teacher's Guide that accompanies the new issue. more...  0 Comments

Stone Age Kids (IndyKids)

Mallory Jensen | The Summer 2007 IndyKids is Out!

Go to www.indykids.net to download the paper and teacher’s guide, find out how to get copies and to subscribe.

The new issue includes stories about a Palestinian kids photo project, Pittsburgh Pirates fans demanding better treatment for the workers who make baseball merchandise, articles on Africa, Iraq and immigration, letters, summer reading, movies, the debut of IndyKids’ new cartoon strip with mascot Wilton the Worm and more!

Visit:  http://www.indykids.net/teachers/index.html for the Teacher's Guide that accompanies the new issue. more...  0 Comments

California Teen Conquers Mount Everest (IndyKids)

Abby Gross | The Summer 2007 IndyKids is Out!

Go to www.indykids.net to download the paper and teacher’s guide, find out how to get copies and to subscribe.

The new issue includes stories about a Palestinian kids photo project, Pittsburgh Pirates fans demanding better treatment for the workers who make baseball merchandise, articles on Africa, Iraq and immigration, letters, summer reading, movies, the debut of IndyKids’ new cartoon strip with mascot Wilton the Worm and more! more...  0 Comments

On-Screen Smoking Loses Its Fire (IndyKids)

Abby Gross | The Summer 2007 IndyKids is Out!

Go to www.indykids.net to download the paper and teacher’s guide,
find out how to get copies and to subscribe.

The new issue includes stories about a Palestinian kids photo project,
Pittsburgh Pirates fans demanding better treatment for the workers who
make baseball merchandise, articles on Africa, Iraq and immigration, letters, summer reading, movies, the debut of IndyKids’ new cartoon strip with mascot Wilton the Worm and more! more...  0 Comments

Former Neo-nazi turned anti-nazi activist Floyd Cochran threatened by terrorists

Smash Fascism Now | Listen here:
 http://www.eyeonhate.com/ahalthreatjune13.mp3



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Brother from another art scene

James Jackson Jiveass | An alternative gallery and blog are threatened by a slap suit in Montreal more...  0 Comments

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