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Solidarity Urgently needed: Barcelona CNT-AIT

WSA | To all of the libertarian movement of the world and to all anarchosyndicalists in the world, this is an emergency calling for economic solidarity for the comrades from the supermarkets Mercadona, who have proclaimed temporally unlimited strike which cumplies nearly one month. more...  0 Comments

The End of Another Two-Newspaper Town in Philadelphia?

Civil Defense |

Yesterday, Joe DiStefano reported that the ad hoc firm set up by local developers Brian Tierney, Brian O'Neill, and Bruce Toll was close to sealing a deal for the Daily News and the Inquirer. If it's true  (DiStefano cites an anonymous "person familiar with the sale") then that's bad news. It means today might be your last chance to influence the sale by submitting comments through the www.2papertown.com website.

The purchase price for the two papers is expected to be more than $575 million, but that only begins to describe what's at stake here for the people of Philadelphia. Of all of the dramatic changes underway in the local media landscape, this one may be the one that will cause the greatest impact, especially if you compare the possible outcomes. [Read More at Civil Defense

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Free Books on the Internet

marc | "The Great American Jobs Scam" by Greg LeRoy and "Conservative Nanny State" by Dean Baker are available at  http://www.greatamericanjobsscam.com and  http://www.conservativenannystate.org/. more...  0 Comments

Dow Jones: IWW Branches Out In Bid To Recruit Starbucks Baristas

Worker Freedom | Dow Jones International News Service via Dow Jones more...  0 Comments

My America

Christine Smith | My opinion on creating as Lincoln said, "a "government of the people, by the people, for the people," beginning with impeachment of Bush and Cheney to major changes throughout all levels of our political system and thereby society to significantly improve our daily lives. From legalization of drugs and prostitution, a constitutional convention, prisoner advocates, and much more...

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Justice for the Chevy's Fresh-Mex Workers!

US supporters of the FT-CI | Supporters around the country should call the following numbers:

800-4-CHEVYS (national corporate offices)
209-839-2241 (Tracy Chevy's, ask for Greg, the manager)
925-960-0071 (ask for Gary, the franchise manager of the Tracy Chevy's)

and demand immediate reinstatement and compensation for the workers who were fired or who quit in protest. more...  0 Comments

Summer of Not-So-Non-Violent Resistance

Bring the War Home 2006 Collective | July 2006 is the month to Bring the War Home to cities across the nation with Direct Action and Civil Disobedience to shut down all metropolitan areas. Then organizers from around the world will converge on DC August 10th through the 14th to confront the true war machine. more...  3 Comments

Starbucks Targeted in 20 Cities/4 Countries by IWW

Worker Freedom | New York, NY- Industrial Workers of the World members and supporters entered Starbucks cafes today in cities across the United States, Canada, and the British Isles to inform workers about their right to form a union. The union members highlighted gains in wages, security of hours, and respect on the job won by baristas who have already joined the IWW. more...  1 Comments

Immigrants Rising in Brooklyn

Erin Thompson | “[We want] better pay, benefits, holidays, and [above] everything, dignity and respect for the immigrants,” said Antonio Rodriguez, who was fired for defending Eliezer Maca at Amersino. “We are here to work – and we need more respect.” || The American Nightmare || Nickle-and-dimed on Knickerbocker Ave. more...  17 Comments

SENATE HOLDS HAYDEN CONFIRMATION HEARING, ACTIVISTS RESPOND

M. Oman-Reagan | As the confirmation hearings of General Hayden begin in Washington, grassroots activists are finding new ways to participate in the democratic process. StopHayden.org has created a Web Site from which visitors can lobby the members of the Senate Committee charged with investigating Hayden's involvement in the illegal domestic spying programs that have recently come to light. more...  0 Comments

The New York African Film Festival at BAM starting this weekend!

Cinephile | From May 22-30 BAMcinématek, the repertory film program at BAM Rose Cinema presents a variety of films, including the Brooklyn premiere of the Burkina Faso film Delwende, and a tribute to political French/Cameroonian director Jean-Marie Teno, who says, "I am very much attached to the situation, to the whole global situation, to see how we can have an impact and really foster change so that people can live better." more...  0 Comments

ACT OF WAR OR REAL POLITIK TO PROVOKE REACTION

SHOCKED N BEMUSED | FROM NEGREPONTE TO RICE WE'VE HEARD THAT CHAVEZ IS MOVING HIS COUNTRY ALONG A PATH INIMICAl TO USA INTERESTS - BOLIVARIAN SOCIALISM - INDEPENDENCE - NOW A TERRORIST STATE ? CAN'T TOLERATE DOMINOS! more...  1 Comments

Why did Verizon sell us out to the NSA?

Marc Parent | Ask them. more...  3 Comments

Stephen Steinberg's New Politics article on immigration's effects

alternativemediawatch | Following is an excerpt from an article, titled "Immigration, African Americans, and Race Discourse" by Stephen Steinberg, which originally appeared in volume x, no. 3 of the U.S. left-wing journal New Politics. more...  1 Comments

Protestas estremece a Puerto Rico Trabajadores dicen: ¡Que pague los ricos!

José A. Cruz | Manifestaciones y marchas de protestas han estremecido a Puerto Rico desde el Primero de Mayo contra el cierre de agencia gubernamentales que dejaron a 95.000 desempleados. El gobierno colonial cerró completamente a 43 agencias y otras parcialmente por un déficit presupuestario de $738 millones. more...  0 Comments

A True Revolutionary

Seaghán Ó Murchú | Ruairí Ó Brádaigh: The Life and Politics of an Irish Revolutionary"


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An Evening of Readings and Conversation with EDUARDO GALEANO and ARUNDHATI ROY (MAY 21)

C.W. Alfonsin | An Evening of Readings and Conversation with EDUARDO GALEANO and ARUNDHATI ROYPresented by the Center for Economic Research and Social Change. Sunday, May 21, 2006 7:00 pm at The Town Hall 123 West 43rd Street, New York Between 6th Avenue & Broadway.

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Indypendent Issue #87

ny imc print | Pinnacle group squeezes tenants across the city / Immigrants get organized in Brooklyn more...  5 Comments

For united labor defense of the fired Chevy's Fresh-Mex workers!

US supporters of the FT-CI | Solidarity action is urgently needed for the workers at the Tracy,
California "Chevy's Fresh Mex" restaurant, who were illegaly fired on
May 2 in retaliation for their participation in the May 1 strike and
demonstration in Stockton, CA. more...  1 Comments

CORDILLERA: A PEOPLE'S LAND, A NATION'S FIGHT

NY CHRP | CORDILLERA: A PEOPLE'S LAND, A NATION'S FIGHT

A political situationer on the Indigenous People's Struggle
of the Cordillera Region in the Northern Philippines more...  0 Comments

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