marco [reprinting for Brenda Norrell] | Native American bands Blackfire and Native Roots each captured two awards at the Native American Music Awards 2008 on Saturday night. The Navajo family band Blackfire and Native Roots from New Mexico also struggle for Indigenous rights, Native sovereignty and cultural preservation. more... 0 Comments
Andy Birkey | Palin has clearly injected religion into her view of governance, much to the excitement of religious conservatives. But what are her beliefs, exactly? What do the words used to describe Palin’s background mean? The Minnesota Independent offers the following glossary of key terms and people to attempt to get a picture of Palin’s religious background. more... 1 Comments
George Mann | George Mann, producer and creator of the "Hail to the Thief!" anti-Bush CD compilation series, announces the release of "Farewell to the Thief!", the final CD in the 4-CD collection. To kick it off, concerts will be held October 10 in Washington, DC and October 11 in New York City. Concerts in Seattle (10/17), Berkeley (10/31) and San Diego (11/2) are also planned. Info at http://www.georgeandjulius.com under the "Gigs" button.
Mickey Z. | As Rosa Luxemburg sez: “The first revolutionary act is to call things by their true names.” more... 0 Comments
Jacob Scheier | Thirty-Forty protesters in chef costumes banged pot and pans to demonstrate their outrage over plans to turn the historic north end pavilion in Union Square Park into an upscale restaurant. The protest was led by preacher-activist Reverend Billy, who was arrested along with another protester. more... 2 Comments
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Signs of Change | In Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1960s to Now, hundreds of posters, photographs, moving images, audio clips, and ephemera bring to life over forty years of activism, political protest, and campaigns for social justice. Curated by Dara Greenwald and Josh MacPhee as part of Exit Art's Curatorial Incubator, this important and timely exhibition surveys the creative work of dozens of international social movements. more... 0 Comments
j hill | Blogging gives a voice to citizens around the world, but why do their views often go unheard in the west? And is the web really a force for radical change? more... 0 Comments
Timothy Murray | The legal struggle continues for South Bronx-based hip-hop activists Rodrigo and Gonzalo Venegas, who were aggressively arrested by New York Police Department officers June 18. The brothers, members of the popular group Rebel Diaz, said they were trying to help a street vendor on Southern Boulevard in Hunts Point who, they felt, was being harassed by police officers. more... 1 Comments
ephetty | Benton had Co-Founded & developed the festival in June of 2007. Currently, he heads Black Beret Films and Conglomorate Productions alongside acting fulltime making appearances in television shows ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘The Dave Chappelle Show’ while producing independent short films ‘Brown Paper Bags’ and ‘3 Quarters of Face Value’. Benton will also appear in Lee Daniels ‘Push’ releasing late 2008 and as the lead in Rik Cordero’s THREE21 Media produced ‘Inside A Change’ coming 2009.
Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) |
Artyom Suslov | The artist and poet from St.-Petersburg (Russia) Artyom Suslov recently declared war
SP-USA (NYC) | Come out for a night of roots folk music with a conscience. more... 0 Comments
Alpie Garcia | Taus-pusong nagpupugay ang Alyansa Pilipinas (AJLPP) sa matibay na haligi at tagapagtaguyod ng kulturang Pilipino lalo na ng wikang Tagalog si Tiya Dely- Fidela Mendoza Magpayo.
Brecht Forum |
SP-USA (NYC) | New York sports fans are dedicated to their teams. Team owners are using this loyalty to extract greater profits thereby changing spectator sports from recreation to another money-making enterprise. Sports fans need to end sports-as-business. We will not allow our stadiums to become sanitized playgrounds for the rich and tourists. more... 2 Comments
Carl Davidson | 'Denver Diaries: Day Five - Rage, Vets, Antiwar' is one of six daily reports from the Denver DNC events by Progressives for Obama's webmaster, Carl Davidson. Read all of them at http://progressivesforobama.blogspot.com more... 2 Comments
Dave Zirin | "A rollicking, rebellious, myth-busting history of sports in America that puts politics in the ring with pop culture" featuring author Dave Zirin in conversation with veteran New York Times sportswriter and author Robert Lipsyte. There is often a perception that sports and politics belong in different universes, just as they belong in different sections of the daily newspaper. more... 0 Comments
Mickey Z. | Buzzer Thirty presents a provocative and entertaining reading/musical event... more... 0 CommentsPage 74 | Page 72
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