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WW3 illustrated artists Peter Kuper and Kevin Pyle at Bluestockings Books in NYC

Kevin Pyle | On Sunday, July 22nd at 7:00pm, World War 3 illustrated editors Peter Kuper and Kevin Pyle will be presenting work from their latest graphic novels, Stop Forgetting to Remember and Blindspot. more...  0 Comments

Reykjavik's First Reclaim the Streets

Saving Iceland | REYKJAVIK, July 14th - Today, Bastille-day, around a hundred people raved all over Reykjavik's ring road in a carnaval against heavy industry. Iceland's first Reclaim the Streets began cheerfully as Saving Iceland ran down Perlan and onto Reykjavik's western ring. A clown army danced to the beats down into the city centre. This Rave Agains the Machine was organized by Saving Iceland to "reclaim our public space, space to be free to dance, to be free from dreary industrial car culture and to voice a sound of festival in opposition to the grim industrialisation plans for Iceland," says a Saving Iceland activist. more...  1 Comments

FEELING NOT SO FRESH

Lauren Larken | Do You Ever Get That Not So Fresh Feeling?

There is a lot of secret work that goes into being a pretty girl.
Come visit Radical Performance Group and watch Lauren Larken get
ready to go out for 7 hours and 20 minutes, with a generator, solar
shower, and dressing room. We will be on the east traffic bank of
Union Square. Sofie Holten, Sabrina Asch, and Kristi Hoyt will
direct, film, and time lapse capture the process, exposing what goes
on behind closed doors everyday.

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NIFC Statement regarding the Twelfth

National Irish Freedom Committee | For over three centuries, the nationalist/republican community has dreaded The Twelfth as the high noon of fury. The annual terror onslaught of countless acts of intimidation including murder, burnings of homes and forced relocations (ethnic cleansings) under British rule more...  0 Comments

Bono’s Vanity: Showcasing Africa, or Promoting its Glamorous Patrons?

Sean Jacobs | The article reviews the Vanity Fair special "Africa" issue edited by Bono. more...  2 Comments

NICE BOMBS Iraq doc screenings begins tonight!

joaquin | USAMA'S RETURN TO IRAQ.
Both Iraqi and American, Usama Alshaibi documents the lives, voices, and humor of his family as it reunites in Baghdad. The voices of regular people from the homes and street of Iraq are finally heard in this most personal and hard hitting of the many Documentaries coming out about the Iraqi conflict. "It's a bomb. A Nice Bomb,".... As one young boy put it, "We're Iraqis. It's normal."

trailer and showtimes: (very limited ingagement)
 http://www.twoboots.com/pioneer/nicebombs.html

an interview with filmmaker Usama Alshiabi:
 http://soundsimages.blogspot.com/2007/07/conversation-with-usama-alshaibi-about.html

"Critic's Choice!"
- Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader

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A Pound of Flesh: post 9/11 racism at an American university

Sudhama Ranganathan | For three years harassment, discrimination and racism were heaped upon me at a small landscape architecture program I attended at The University of Connecticut. It was all due to the false idea I was somehow an Islamic terrorist in disguise. It's my post 9/11 story. more...  0 Comments

Woe to America

Brent Herbert | An oracle, a prophecy more...  0 Comments

Ms. Angeline Bandon-Bibum @ the 9th Annual Harlem Book Festival

Afrika Midnight Asha Abney | Ms.Angeline Bandon – Bibum will appear at the 9th Annual Harlem Book Festival presented by QBR held on July 21, 2007 located at West 135th Street between Lenox and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard in New York City from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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"The Canary Effect" Film Screening and Discussion

The Canary Effect | The Canary Effect takes an in depth look at the devastating effect that US policies have had on the Indigenous people of America. Using beautifully crafted imagery it presents a chilling case to what many believe is an ongoing genocide of the American Indian. Featuring interviews with some of the leading scholars and exponents of Indigenous struggles (i.e. Ward Churchill), alongside revealing insight from those who work and live on reservations today. The Canary Effect creates a link between the past and present in a unique way never before explored on film. more...  0 Comments

Community Meeting: Saving the Soul of Black Businesses In Harlem

press release by Shikulu Shange | Organized by Shikulu Shange, a group of Black business owners in Harlem are holding a Town Hall Meeting to address gentrification’s impact on Harlem’s Black owned businesses. The meeting will be held July 14th, 2007, from 4-6pm, at the St. Ambrose Church, located at 9 West 130th Street New York, NY (Between 5th Avenue & Lenox Streets). more...  2 Comments

Butterflies On The Scaffold (Mariposas en el Andamio)

Saturday July 7 3PM at 55 W. 17th St 5th Flr | Buttefilies On The Scaffold (Mariposas en el Andamio)
This is a must-see documentary about transgender performance in a Havana neighborhood known as the "cradle of cross-dressing in Cuba."
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BANJOS! ANARCHY!! POETRY!!! 'Fifth Estate' Benefit Sunday July 8 (4-6pm)

zenanarchist | CARNIVAL AT THE END OF THE WORLD: BANJOS! ANARCHY!! POETRY!!! A Benefit for 'Fifth Estate' magazine - radical publishing since 1965, Sunday July 8 in the afternoon (4-6 pm) - Bowery Poetry Club, East Village.
As numerous radical print publications have closed this year, the Fifth Estate, established in 1965, continues on with your help! $6 admission includes two free issues (and banjos!). more...  0 Comments

Communists to March on U.N., Times Square; Will Unveil Victims of Capitalism Mem

FPM | Members of the Free People’s Movement, an international revolutionary organization with members all over the world, along with a number of others, plan to protest in front of the U.N. before marching to Times Square on Saturday, July 7, 2007. more...  1 Comments

Free patriotic screening - TEAM AMERICA - July 5th

Mr Hat | In spirit of this particularly patriotic time of year, we present Team America: World Police (2004 - from the creators of South Park). more...  0 Comments

Farce Of July

Frederick Douglass |  http://www.rwor.org/i/094/slave-4th-july-en.pdf more...  1 Comments

CRITICS WEIGH IN ON POLTICAL DYSTOPIAN NOVEL

RALPH | Although our Candidate's literary talents have long been on display in his personal blog, it is only recently that RALPH has officially turned his hand to fiction. While serialized excerpts of his compelling opus The Morning After are being offered online to the general public, advance copies of the finished work were made available by the Ralph/Blat 2008 campaign to a panel of distinguished reviewers. It is our pleasure to present to you their initial reactions. more...  0 Comments

"The Canary Effect" Film Screening and Discussion

The Canary Effect | The Canary Effect takes an in depth look at the devastating effect that US policies have had on the Indigenous people of America. Using beautifully crafted imagery it presents a chilling case to what many believe is an ongoing genocide of the American Indian. Featuring interviews with some of the leading scholars and exponents of Indigenous struggles (i.e. Ward Churchill), alongside revealing insight from those who work and live on reservations today. The Canary Effect creates a link between the past and present in a unique way never before explored on film. more...  0 Comments

June NYC Critical Mass rocked

roger m | The situation looked bleak, but it ended up being a terrific Critical Mass. more...  4 Comments

Allan Antliff on 'Gay Anarchy in the Crucible of McCarthyism' - Sat June 30

zenanarchist | Historian Allan Antliff discusses the politics of being gay during the 1950s, and how anarchist art was decidedly at odds with the puritanical conformism of that era. Antliff focuses on the relationship between the poet Robert Duncan and the artist Jess Colins, and on the interchange of autonomy, abstraction, and sexual liberty. more...  0 Comments

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