MICHELLE FAWCETT | Why do we struggle so? Because, unlike President John Sexton and the NYU brass, we truly are passionately devoted to academic freedom and advanced intellectual inquiry, and we think the university should be the place where we can pursue that.
Elmar Altvater | The dreadful reality is the `best of all possible worlds' as in the world of Voltaiire's Candide. Serious financial crises, increasing poverty and high unemployment cannot shake a modern Candide.. The ideological legitimacy of neoliberfalism is over, Walden Bello said.. The market cannot exist without the political power that allocates property rights and effectively keeps non-owners from the property of others.. Markets and power enter into a symbiosis within the neoliberal project of globalization. The contradictions of market and power are considerable. more... 0 Comments
John Catalinotto | There are still 160,000 U.S. troops in Iraq, many for their third tour. Many of these troops are reservists who had no idea when they joined up years ago that they would be expected to subdue an extensive uprising of a population fighting for the sovereignty of their nation. New recruits for both active and reserve military units, especially in the U.S. Army, still number way under quotas. more... 0 Comments
Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28 minute radio program.
ME | Thursday, December 15th,
www.freemumia.com | Today the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued the most important decision affecting my client, Mumia Abu-Jamal, since the lower federal court ruling in December 2001. An order was issued this morning that the court will accept for review the following issues, all of which are of enormous constitutional significance and go to the very essence of Mumia's right to a fair trial due process of law, and equal protection of the law under the Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution... more... 3 Comments
Michael ONeil | Holiday City, OH (December 07, 2005): Around 1 am last night on Route 80 en route to Indiana, a semi-truck rear-ended the tour bus of anti-consumerism activists Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping. The rear of the vegetable oil-powered tour bus was up-ended, sending equipment, furniture and Church members tumbling toward the front until the bus came to rest. A team of 15 emergency vehicles, plus 1 helicopter, shut down that segment of Highway 80 for several hours. more... 0 Comments
Xavier Tayo | In the Tremont section of the Bronx on Tuesday U.S. Congressman Jose Serrano, Venezuela's Ambassador to the United States Bernardo Alvarez, and CITGO CEO Felix Rodriguez announced the details of a deal to deliver low cost heating oil to residents of the South Bronx. The program was brokered by Representative Serrano and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez while touring the Bronx last September.
Gerhard Danzer | Slavery still exists as money slavery all over the world where more than a third of humanity must survive at the subsistence level.. When a value blindness occurs in a person, his sense of reality becomes dead.. A person is a citizen of two worlds, the real world of things and the ideal world of values and ideals. more... 0 Comments
Kevin Keating, formerly of Muni Social Strike | The following article is part of a longer work-in-progress analyzing the strengths -- and there were a few -- and the larger failings of an effort in the summer and fall of 2005 to catalyze an Italian-style self-reduction movement against austerity measures on San Francisco's MUNI transit system.
Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
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Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28 minutes radio
Anarchist Friends of NYU Grad Workers | Professor Paul Boghossian, appearing on today's Democracy Now! to serve as an apologist for NYU union busting, displayed class bigotry so abhorrent that a response is required. Boghossian, who dripped contempt for working people with every word he spoke, illustrates well the unity between the U.S. intellectual elite and corporate interests. more... 4 Comments
Elmar Altvater | Many remain excluded from this time- and space compression. Most of the earth's population are barred from the advantages of globalization like greater mobility and improved communication. Elmar Altvater is an emeritis professor of political economy at the Free University of Berlin. more... 0 Comments
NYU Inc | Today was GUS’s Negotiate Now! a day of action at NYU, and the event was a big success. The day started with roving street theatre, a hillarious parody of the GSOC situation that ended with the “student body” chasing a 9-foot tall Sexton puppet and his mouthpiece, the Provost, around the park. [Read More and Read Discussion on Why Students Chose Not To Occupy the President's Office]
Propmag 101 | Every month Propmag 101 works to find new artists and writers to put together its First Saturday Parties and Mini-Mags. Our ultimate goal is to inject progressive politics into pop culture and build community. Come out to Studio 459 in Brooklyn on December 3rd to see what we're all about. more... 0 Comments
Anarchist | Love and Rage in Seattle: The Day the WTO Stood Still | WTO Interviews: Voices from around the Planet |No to WTO archive |The Birth of Indymedia! | Photos | Faq about anarchists in seattle N30 | Interviewer with Black Blocker | Linguistic analysis of below communique | Looking Back Five Years to The Battle of Seattle more... 15 Comments
Nerds on Strike | In an email to New York University's Graduate Student community, University President John Sexton writes:
Ida C. Benedetto | Meanwhile, labor complaints against the company moved forward.
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