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Rev. Billy Graham: A Prince of War Exposed

William Hughes | The Rev. Billy Graham, a darling of the Evangelical Right, has never seen a U.S. war that he couldn’t bless. He once advocated that President Richard M. Nixon bomb the “dikes” in the north of Vietnam. He also criticized the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. for speaking out against the war. A new book, “The Prince of War: Billy Graham’s Crusade for a Wholly Christian Empire,” by Cecil Bothwell exposes the camera-mugging preacher as a serial warmonger. more...  0 Comments

Victory for Kenneth Foster! Party & Fundraiser

Lee W. | Join activists and artists as we celebrate the biggest victory against the racist death penalty in years more...  0 Comments

WHERE ARE THE WHITE PROGRESSIVES ON THE JENA 6?

forwarded by Skinny John | WHERE ARE THE WHITE PROGRESSIVES, WHERE IS THE WHITE LEFT, WHERE ARE ALL THE WHITE PEOPLE WHO HAVE BENEFITED FROM HIP HOP CULTURE WHEN IT COMES TO STANDING UP FOR MEMBERS OF THE HIP HOP GENERATION, I DO NOT ASK WHERE BLACK AND BROWN AND ASIAN AND INDIGENOUS FOLKS WERE. more...  8 Comments

Cruelty Animal In the Waterland Circuses

angela expósito | Many animals death have been denied and buried inside a mechanical park... we claimed for justice and instead the Environmental Ministry gave the company the permit for a zoo and they caught more than 150 animals around the island to put them inside the amusement park, full of concrete, many animals have died so far... Now Mr. O'Barry have let us show to all the dark side of that company to ask for justice of all those animals that have died in that park... in those hands... please do not let more animals to died and suffer in that terrible company...
 http://crueldadanimalencircos.blogspot.com/
 http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=RoM6Jwt1JVw
 http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=npio0WU4-Ik more...  0 Comments

2nd Screening of Videoactivism and Independent Documentaries, Caracas January 20

El Libertario, Venezuela | * The collective editors of the Venezuelan journal El Libertario and the Organizacion Nelson Garrido, have issued a call out for filmmakers and video activists from all over the world to present their recent autonomous works concerning active social movements in struggle. This will be held in Caracas, Venezuela, between the 21st and the 28th of January 2008. more...  0 Comments

The Gandhi Tour benefit Event

The Gandhi Tour | (New York, NY): On October 10th, the Gandhi Tour, Dr. Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, and Avon Mattison, Cofounder of the United Nations 30 Days of Peace program, will host a benefit at the Donna Karan/Stephan Weiss Studio/NY to raise funds for The Gandhi Tour in 2008. more...  0 Comments

Report and Video of NYC Save Tara Protest

National Irish Freedom Committee | On 11 am Saturday, September 22nd, Susan Mc Keown, event organizer welcomed an enthusiastic crowd gathered outside the Irish consulate on Park Avenue in Manhattan to show their opposition to the proposed four-lane motorway through the world famous and archeologically rich Tara in Co. Meath, Ireland. more...  1 Comments

West, Critchley discuss Ethics of Committment, Politics of Resistance

Alex Kane | There was no seat left unfilled in the New School's Theresa Lang Auditorium Thursday night as around 250-300 people gathered to mark the release of Simon Critchley's new book, Infinitely Demanding: Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance. In addition to hearing Simon Critchley speak, another big draw was Cornel West, the acclaimed professor, author and activist. The book's title provided the focus of the night's discussion as both Critchley and West spoke for about half an hour before taking questions from the audience.
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II Muestra de Documentales Independientes y Videoactivismo, Caracas 1/2008

Colectivo Editor de El Libertario, Venezuela | * Desde Venezuela, el Colectivo Editor de El Libertario y la Organización Nelson Garrido están convocando a los cineastas y videoactivistas del mundo entero a presentar sus realizaciones recientes hechas autónomamente desde y para los movimientos sociales en lucha. La cita es en Caracas del 21 al 28 de enero de 2008. more...  0 Comments

CULTURAL AMNESIA: ADAM BRESNICK ON CLIVE JAMES

Thomas Riggins | After reading Adam Bresnick's review of Cultural Amnesia I suggest that you should forget about this book. more...  0 Comments

Welcome Back Folks From The Demonstration in Jena, Louisiana

Revolution Books | Meet the people who got on the bus to travel from Harlem NYC to Jena, Louisiana protests demanding FREE THE JENA 6! Join with us as we hear first hand about the demonstration, the trip, and the struggle ahead. more...  1 Comments

PROTEST AND FAST AGAINST SONIA (MAINO) GANDHI

Naresh Sharma | Ms. Sonia Gandhi is entirely contrary to the principles and ethos of luminaries such as Mahatma Gandhi ji, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. and hence not worthy of being chosen to represent Gandhi ji. more...  2 Comments

Justice for the Jena 6

Kazembe Balagun | . more...  14 Comments

NIFC Free-form Video Discussion Series No 9 -- "Save Tara"

National Irish Freedom Committee | SAVE TARA !

This segments primary focus was on the ongoing effort to save Tara valley from destruction and the upcoming protests planned for Dublin,New York, California and Illinois. more...  2 Comments

Screening of "The Indypendent" at Visionfest this Friday, Sept. 21st. 7:00pm

Amy Wolf | Hey all, wanted to let you know that “The Indypendent” a 14 minute film about it’s namesake is showing on Friday night, at 7:00pm at Tribeca Cinemas, TRIBECA CINEMAS 54 Varick Street – at Laight Street as part of the Visionfest Film Festival.

Please come out and support this stellar film festival. more...  0 Comments

MNN's Firehouse Groundbreaking and Street Carnival Block Party

Xavier Tayo | A press conference was held on Saturday to kick off the renovation of the 104th Street Firehouse for an uptown Manhattan Neighborhood Network studio. Elected representatives Congressman Charles Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito were on hand to share in this historic occasion. As Congressman Rangel said, “This will be a laboratory for ideas.”

Then MNN's 15th birthday bash and block party took place in East Harlem at 104th Street between 3rd and Lexington Avenues. There was live entertainment, free food, games, prizes and video expos. An all around good time had by all.
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CELEBRATE PARK(ING) DAY AT TIME'S UP!'S PARK(ING) SPOT 9/21/07

Time's Up! | Friday, September 21, is National Park(ing) Day, a one-day, global event where artists, activists, and citizens collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spots into park(ing) spaces: temporary public parks. Visit park(ing) spots all over NYC. more...  0 Comments

Appalachia to the South Bronx - Jobs, Pollution, & Profit

H | Slides, presentation and a film.


Where: Brook Park
141st Street and Brook Avenue

When: Thursday September 20, 2007
6:30 PM -

Slides, presentation and a film.
With:

Introduction

by Omar Freila, Founder: GREEN WORKER COOPERATIVES
 http://www.greenworker.coop

Coal, Appalachia and America:
A Slide Presentation by Antrim Caskey
 http://web.mac.com/antrim16  http://www.antrimcaskey.com/

Ed Wiley, Appalachian Grandfather Seeks Justice in NYC
Mr. Wiley will highlight the dangerous proximity of the Massey
Energy coal plant to the 230 students at Marsh Fork Elementary
School in Sundial, West Virginia, w more...  1 Comments

A Day of Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples

NYC Leonard Peltier Support Group | Join the NYC Leonard Peltier Support Group in showing support for Leonard Peltier and all other First Nation Peoples in their continued struggle for vindication, liberty, justice and true sovereignty from this oppressive empire! Come watch 'The Canary Effect', discuss and dispel the myths valorizing Columbus and his acts of genocide. more...  0 Comments

Time's Up 20th Anniversary Fundraiser Party

Time's Up | Come celebrate twenty years of
achievements and support the future of our environment at our 20th
Anniversary Fundraising Party. more...  1 Comments

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