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International Anarchist Conspiracy Communique # 4

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IWW organizing to tame Wild Edibles

Diane Krauthamer | Wouldn’t it be a real travesty to spend $50 on a wonderful lobster dinner at New York City’s highest rated restaurant, only to find out after your meal that the food was rotten? But it’s actually the company which supplies seafood to some of the city’s favorite restaurants that’s rotten; that systematically treats its workers rotten—they’re called Wild Edibles. more...  0 Comments

Are You Kindle?

Matt Capri | Amazon’s hopes its “Kindle” will change reading habits to extract greater profits from readers It is possible that a transition from paper to electronic reading media could institutionalize current negative reading habits. Given what iPods and music downloads have done for the music industry I think it is impossible for books to make the transition to electronic media without either highly restrictive digital rights management or many publishers going out of business.. more...  0 Comments

Tomorrow: Memorial Ride

Street Memorial Project |
After 2 deaths in 2 days last week, and 23 deaths so far this year, we are ready to ride, are you?


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Harlem Tenants Fight Yuppie Takeover (Indypendent)

John O'Hagan | Built in the late fifties, the Delano Houses have historically been a bastion of affordable housing for the working class of Harlem. The seven buildings of the Delano houses contain 1,800 apartments, spread over the three blocks between 139th and 142nd streets and Fifth Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard. The famed Savoy Ballroom used to be located here, the jazzera Cotton Club was just around the corner, and King Tim III — whose “Personality Jock” predated “Rapper’s Delight” as the first hip-hop record — grew up there. more...  2 Comments

Editorial Cartoon: "Hillary Answers the Tough Ones"

Mike Flugennock | Yet another morning finds my wife flipping between early-morning news programs at 6:30am, this time landing on CNN's "American Morning" shitfest which, this particular morning, was running highlights of the previous evening's Donkeycratic Party "debate". Needless to say, of course, I emerged from my REM state just in time to hear that dopey-assed college chick asking Hillary Clinton if she preferred "diamonds or pearls?" to which Her Hillaryship answered -- in classic Clintonian fashion, "I like both"... more...  0 Comments

Ethics of Reciprocity

catalyst | Something to think about more...  0 Comments

A scram-bag for your brain

Paul Werner | A scholarly book on German and Austrian refugees from Nazism suggests some parallels with today... more...  0 Comments

THIS WEEKEND: James Baldwin 20th Anniv. Commemoration

Democracy Now! | James Baldwin, the legendary African American writer and civil rights activist, died 20 years ago this week. This Sunday in Harlem, the Schomburg Center for Research on Black Culture is holding a 20th anniversary commemoration. We take a look at Baldwin’s life and his work with his sister-in-law Carole Weinstein, and we hear Baldwin in his own words. more...  0 Comments

Celebrate Another Year of Standing Up for the Filipino Youth at MAGDIWANG!

Ugnayan ng mga Anak ng Bayan | Ugnayan turned three on November 30! Join us for one last time in 2007 for our anniversary and year-ender party called Magdiwang! more...  0 Comments

Beloved South Bronx Activist Passes Away

Alex Kane | Hernandez, through the Freedom Community Center, worked on helping residents in the low-income Mott Haven neighborhood of the South Bronx. The center focuses on improving housing, helping with substance abusers, job placement and other vital social services. more...  2 Comments

James Baldwin Comes Home to Harlem Dec. 7-9

Karen | Tony Award nominee Calvin Levels will perform his acclaimed solo play, James Baldwin: Down from the Mountaintop, in commemoration of the 20th anniversary celebration of the life and legacy of the esteemed novelist, essayist, playwright and human rights activist James Baldwin, on Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 at 8PM and Sunday, December 9 at 3PM at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street) in Harlem. more...  0 Comments

Date Change: Why is Religious Fundamentalism Growing in the World Today?

Revolution Books | This discussion is based on "Religious Fundamentalism, Imperialism and 'The War on Terror,'" two excerpts* from Bob Avakian's upcoming book, "AWAY WITH ALL GODS! Unchaining the Mind and Radically Changing the World". more...  0 Comments

Ben Nichols, professor and former mayor of Ithaca, dies at 87

madhatter | Ben Nichols, professor and former mayor of Ithaca, dies at 87
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"Why did the Free Market Moron..."

Trotsky the Horse | Please note: the following are supposed to be funny. Unless you take all of this seriously! more...  18 Comments

Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping's Buy Nothing Day March!

Trevor Jones | Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping are on a mission: to spread the word about the evils of global capitalism, consumerism and wasteful spending by the good people of America. To counter the lemming-like behavior that is "Black Friday", the Reverend, his choir and band of striking elves walk down 5th Avenue and over to Times Square, between 12pm and 1pm. more...  0 Comments

I Don’t Want To Be a Gypsy Anymore

Ella Veres | Many Eastern European immigrants carry over to the USA their racism and homophobia. This is an account of two incidents that i had to go thru in NYC as a part-Gypsy writer. more...  6 Comments

Fall Speaking Tour in NYC: Che Guevara Remembered

Luma Nichol | Che Guevara, internationally admired Argentine rebel and Fidel Castro's key ally in the 1959 Cuban revolution, will be the subject of a public forum on Saturday, December 1, 7:30pm at Freedom Hall, 113 West 128th St., Harlem. It is part of a five-city U.S. tour sponsored by the Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Che's death. Keynote speaker Eduardo Martínez Zapata is a Chicano educator from Portland, Oregon, an immigrant rights advocate and coordinator of the National Comrades of Color Caucus of FSP and Radical Women. more...  13 Comments

Calvin Levels Performs Solo Show 'James Baldwin' Dec.7-9

BWW News Desk | Tony Award nominee Calvin Levels will perform his acclaimed solo play,
James Baldwin: Down from the Mountaintop, in commemoration of the 20th
anniversary celebration of the life and legacy of the esteemed
novelist, essayist, playwright and human rights activist James Baldwin,
on December 7 and 8 at 8PM and December 9 at 3PM at The Schomburg
Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th
Street) in Harlem. more...  0 Comments

Hawaii's SuperFerry Folly

Moanikeala Akaka, Former Hawaiian Trustee | The Superferry is a 350 ft long military spec transport Catamaran. more...  0 Comments

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