Steven Wishnia | When George W. Bush spoke out against the use of steroids in baseball during his 2004 State of the Union address, it raised some eyebrows. Was this more important than the environment, AIDS, or high housing costs, which Bush ignored? more... 0 Comments
Andrew Silverstein | On a warm spring night in Jackson Heights, an older Mexican vendor was filling an order of five elotes – fresh corn lathered in mayonnaise, covered in cotija cheese and dusted with a hot pepper powder. While he pulled the third corncob from a large pot in the shopping cart equipped with all his ingredients, a fellow vendor whistled, alerting him to an approaching police officer. In a panic, he covered his cart, pushed it against a wall and told his three customers to come back in five minutes. He then ran into a convenience store. more... 0 Comments
Donald Paneth | UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.—A new, extremely dangerous crystallization of world affairs is taking place. Its most urgent manifestation is the spreading food emergency in Africa. more... 0 Comments
Susan Chenelle | Opposition to corporate globalization rising in the region. more... 0 Comments
Susan Chenelle | Following a marathon session of arm-twisting on the part of the Bush administration on the night of July 27 – during which “the floor of the House of Representatives resembled the set of ‘Let’s Make a Deal,’” according to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) – the House of Representatives approved the long-contested Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), by the slim margin of 217-215. more... 0 Comments
Diva Denz, reporting | Manhattan Billionaires could not sip their lattes idly while StarBucks Corporation faced attacks by pro-union protesters on Saturday, August 6. Instead, a bevy of Billionaires recognized our #1 specialty coffee retailer for its outstanding performance in union-busting and its continuing commitment to pay its baristas unlivable wages. more... 40 Comments
Wayne D. Pickette | Every Student GED, Middle School, High School can benefit from this manual. It is an encyclopedia of mathematic theory required for any student to know perfectly to easily pass tests. more... 0 Comments
anonymous | Well, if you wondered whether the CAFTA 15 are testy about their
Michael Kane | [The following is a telling article from the August 7 NY Post about the situation in my workplace. Sound familiar? -WS]
Christina Zawerucha | Perhaps some awareness was generated through the feel-good Live 8 concerts – but viable, effective solutions were not. more... 0 Comments
David Pugh | “Hello, Garci? So will I still lead by more than 1 million votes?” is ringing on cellphones throughout the Philippines. It is allegedly the voice of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo talking with commissioner of elections, Virgilio “Garci” Garcillano, in May 2004 before the election results were announced. Arroyo did, in fact, win by a million votes. more... 0 Comments
Neela Goshal and Jeremy Kamps | In the August 1st issue of The Indypendent more... 0 Comments
Amy Wolf | The World Tribunal on Iraq has posted the majority of transcripts and testimonies from this seminal event on its Web site, www.worldtribunal.org. In addition, Deep Dish TV recorded the testimonies and panel discussions, and will provide those to the public soon. more... 0 Comments
A.K. Gupta | A CIA report concludes Iraq is becoming an "even more effective training ground for Islamic extremists than Afghanistan." more... 0 Comments
Don Monkerud | The “get rich someday” dream is cited by many as the reason Americans lend their political support to the wealthy, voting against their own economic self-interest. more... 0 Comments
Rahul Chadha | Since assuming the office of Brooklyn Borough President in 2002, Marty Markowitz has dedicated himself to a bare-knuckled boosterism designed to evoke nostalgia for a Brooklyn that no longer exists. more... 4 Comments
Halley Bondy | For the cost of a pricey bottle of wine one can take a child to Victorian Gardens, a small, 11-ride amusement park on the southeast side of Central Park. The cheap thrills at Victorian Gardens costs $18 for a day-pass or $6 a la carte. Perhaps to distract from the steep ticket price, a sign posted outside attempts to sweep prospective entrants into a make-believe land. more... 0 Comments
Bennett Baumer | From The Indypendent's August 1st Issue more... 0 Comments
R. M. SACHERE | INTELLIGENCE IS "DUAL USE" - YOUR FREE WILL CHOICE ALLOWS HOW YOU USE IT OR LOSE IT!
STarbucks Union www.starbucksunion.org | Picket at the 17th and 1st Starbucks Saturday, Aug 6th at 2pm more... 0 CommentsPage 2
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