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Sharon Smith on Subterranean Fire: Working Class Struggle from Haymarket to May Day 2006

Elizabeth | Sharon Smith, author of _Subterranean Fire_, will speak on how the immigrant rights movement today is part of a long line of working-class struggles in the U.S. -- and what the movement of today can learn from this hidden history of struggle. more...  2 Comments

¡Somos Milliones! We are millions!

US supporters of the FT-CI | The May Day outpouring, which was called the “Gran Paro Americano /
Great American Strike” or “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes / A Day Without
Immigrants” was, though in a partial form due to the minimal organized
participation of most trade unions, a general strike: by all measures a
momentous political advance for the working class. more...  1 Comments

Police Brutality in Prospect / Crown Heights

Bad Bacon Buster | These are five photographs from an incident in the south gate of the Shuttle Train station at Prospect Place between Classon and Franklin Aves, taken this evening. They were beating up a minor, while a fireman tried to calm a very scared kid and make the cop be less hard. more...  5 Comments

Building Bridges Radio:Capitalism in Health Care; and Sago "Mine Safety Hearings"

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | BUILDING BRIDGES RADIO PRESENTS THIS 28 MINUTE RADIO PROGRAM.
TO LISTEN CLICK ON INDYMEDIA LINK BELOW more...  0 Comments

Build the Left, Fight the Right: SOCIALISM 2006 -- June 22-25, New York City

Elizabeth Wrigley-Field | Socialism 2006 provides a place where activists from today’s fights against the Right can come together to discuss how we can rebuild the Left and win a world where ordinary people will decide the priorities of our society. Join us in New York for a weekend of nearly 100 meetings, plus a book fair, activists’ tables, parties, and entertainment! more...  3 Comments

Fight NYC Rent Increases - May 8th

renter | On Monday, May 8th the Rent Guidelines Board is having a preliminary vote on rent increases. Landlords are expected to ask for huge rent increases putting us all at risk in an already inflated market.

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URGENT YOUTH PROGRAM TONIGHT ON MUMIA ABU-JAMAL

syroj542@newschool.edu | MUMIA'S LIFE IS ON THE LINE! NOW IS A CRITICAL TIME TO ACT. COME TO LINK WITH OTHER YOUTH, GET IMPORTANT INFO ON MUMIA. GET A HOLD OF IMMEDIATE ACTIONS TO TAKE. FREE FOOD! FREE PEOPLES EVENT!

MAKE SURE YOU MAKE IT OUT! SPREAD FAR AND WIDE. MUMIA'S FREEDOM IS IN OUR HANDS. ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE! WE ARE OUR OWN LIBERATORS! more...  0 Comments

Alliance for Fair Food Event: May 5th, NYC

Tommy SP-NYC | The SP locals in Northern NJ and NYC are joining with other groups and individuals to organize an area Alliance for Fair Food group. more...  0 Comments

Build the Left, Fight the Right: Socialism 2006 in New York City!

Elizabeth Wrigley-Field | With nearly 100 workshops, plenary sessions featuring speakers from around the world and grassroots activists from here at home, bookfairs, dance parties with live movement, and much more! Your chance to meet other activists and comrades in struggle from all over the U.S. and debate the way forward for our movement. more...  4 Comments

IWW / Make-the-Road-by-Walking Amersino Workers Locked Out After Rigged Union Election

Worker Freedom |
Join Us: 5:30 AM till afternoon MAYDAY Morning Picket line (5/1) On Gardner between Metropolitan & Meadow in Greenpoint. L train to Grand St. walk east on Grand over bridge and right on Gardner. Contact Tomer at 646-753-1167 if you can make it.Or Jam Up The phone Lines! call 718-821-3388 or fax 718-497-9550 demand a fair election, an end to violations of minimum wage and overtime laws, and respect from the boss. www.iww.org/en/node/2396.

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FRIDAY AT THE MEXICAN CONSULATE -- Zapatista Solidarity Protest!

RJ | The Zapatistas have declared a Red Alert!
San Salvador Atenco and the Other Campaign are under siege!
Come out this Friday at 12:30 to the Mexican Consulate
in Manhattan (27 E. 39th St. btwn Madison and Park Aves.)
to DEMAND AN END TO THE REPRESSION AGAINST THE OTHER CAMPAIGN! more...  0 Comments

The Price of Growth

Wilfred Herz | In "1984," George Orwell warned that war would become a domestic necessity to divert the people from economic contradictions. Inequality may promote productivity but also undermines public spirit and social cohesion. Inequality as a myth and war and globalization should be increasingly discussed so that economic justice and economic security become realities and not only abstractions. more...  0 Comments

New Indypendent Out

NYC IMC Print team | Oil or Nothing: War, Anti-war, Dirty Dems, Soaring Gas prices...
Why the Iraqupation goes on and on, and how we can stop it.
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A Building Bridges Forum: The Worldwide Struggle for Immigrant Worker's Civil & Labor Rights

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI’s Building Bridges presents
A Forum at CUNY Graduate Center
A Beautiful Mosaic or A Tattered Tapestry:
The Worldwide Struggle for Immigrant Worker's Civil & Labor Rights
May 9 at 7 pm






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MAY DAY Primero de Mayo Video

MOR |  http://blip.tv/file/get/Eightfold-PrimeroDeMayo933.mp4 more...  0 Comments

NYU strike escalates, grad student workers arrested

Bennett Baumer | NYPD arrests 57 striking grad student workers and their supporters. more...  4 Comments

Hundreds of Thousands Boycott, Rally and March on NYC Mayday

IMCista | more...  2 Comments

Photo from Mayday gathering

revolt | Huge gathering at Union Square. more...  1 Comments

Images: May Day Bocott and March

Uncle Murph | The NYPD, as usual, broke the march up into little sections. What that meant, though, was that every time I thought the march was petering out, another huge wave of people came over the hill. It just kept going and going and going ... more...  6 Comments

URGENT YOUTH PROGRAM ON MUMIA ABU-JAMAL THIS THURSDAY

syroj542@newschool.edu | IT IS CRITICAL TO MAKE THIS EVENT!


MUMIA'S LIFE IS ON THE LINE! NOW IS A CRITICAL TIME TO ACT. COME TO LINK WITH OTHER YOUTH, GET IMPORTANT INFO ON MUMIA. GET A HOLD OF IMMEDIATE ACTIONS TO TAKE. FREE FOOD! FREE PEOPLES EVENT!

MAKE SURE YOU MAKE IT OUT! SPREAD FAR AND WIDE. MUMIA'S FREEDOM IS IN OUR HANDS. ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE! WE ARE OUR OWN LIBERATORS!
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