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Building Bridges Radio: The Battle for Oaxaca

Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW more...  0 Comments

Who is in control of your capitalism?

Kenn | STOP THE WAR
STOP THE WAR
PLEASE HELP STOP THIS IRAQ WAR


Oct. 5, 2006: A Day of Mass Resistance
Plan To Make October 5, 2006 the day the whole world comes to know there is a Force in this Country Determined to Drive Out the Bush Regime.
 http://www.worldcantwait.net/ more...  0 Comments

TIMES UP! JOINS MORE GARDENS! AND HARLEM UNITED GARDENERS TO SUPPORT ENDANGERED HARLEM GARDENS

Times Up! | New York, NY (June 23, 2006) – On Saturday, June 24th 2006 TIME'S UP! an environmental direct action group, and MORE GARDENS!, a community garden support group, will join the HARLEM UNITED GARDENERS to celebrate and save 19 endangered Harlem community gardens. A bike ride from downtown will link up with the Save Harlem Gardens Parade which will visit these oases of community sustainability in the midst of urban sprawl and concrete. The event will raise awareness of the need to protect our community gardens in danger of destruction by developers. This parade will be made up of gardeners, costumed revelers, dancers, drummers, cyclists together with young and old members of the community. more...  0 Comments

Tenants Tell Rent Guidelines Board Meeting: Manhattan NEEDS 0% Increase Or People Will be Left To The Streets!

Jess Garman | The Rent Guidelines Board meeting met today in the basement of The Great Hall at Cooper Union. Tenants gave emotional testimonies and the Manhattan Borough President, Scott M. Stringer, spoke on behalf of the people seeking 0% increase and against Marvin Markus, the man who raises the rent.|| RGB: Rent Gouging Bastards more...  1 Comments

WEEKEND OF ACTION AGAINST HLS

Win Animal Rights |
Friday, June 23, 2006 at 4:00 PM
Meet at: Pfizer World Headquarters, 235 E. 42nd St. (off 3rd Avenue)

Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 2:00 PM*
Meet at: Hunter College Station, Lexington Ave. & 68th St.

Sunday, June 25, 2006 at 6:00 PM
Meet at: Union Square in front of Whole Foods, 14th Street & Broadway
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SAVE THE DATE! On July 16th, Come to the Summer Really Really Free Market!!

R. Lee Free | Swap goods (You know, the stuff that is too good to throw away but you shouldn’t keep), share skills, give
presents, eat food, hang out, dance, sing and have fun—all for free!

· Sunday, July 16th
· St. Marks Church (2nd Ave Bet. 10th & 11th St.)
· Noon to Just After Dusk! more...  0 Comments

"Cut and run": It's a Winning Slogan and Strategy if the Democrats are Serious about wanting to Win

Dave Lindorff | The problem of course is that the Democrats don’t seem to want to win, or are afraid of what might happen if they did win: that they’d actually have to run the place. more...  0 Comments

Readings from Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove's Voices of a People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove | The words of rebels and dissenters such as Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr. and many others come alive in dramatic readings by Amy Goodman, Lili Taylor, Wally Shawn, Deepa Fernandes, Laura Flanders, Paul Robeson Jr., Josh Hamilton, Robert Robideau, Staceyann Chin, Erin Cherry, Suheir Hammad, John Sayles, Christina Kirk, Brian Jones, and Anthony Arnove.

All tickets are US$15.00 or US$10.00 with Socialism 2006 Conference registration. more...  1 Comments

Re-Regulation of the Economy

Attac Austria | "Finance markets become judges over the economy punishing mistakes with (threatened) capital flight." Resisting re-regulation represses the blind spots and confuses the goat and the gardener, the market and the fire department and the problem and the solution. more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio Monday: Teachers Battle at Oaxaca;BOX AMERICANA: A Wal-Mart Retail Fantasia

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Monday, June 19, 2006, 7- 8 pm EST,
over WBAI Radio 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org more...  0 Comments

7/28-30 Washington DC: National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference

Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network | We envision this is a broad-based, multiethnic conference of organizers, and we are inviting organizers from African American, African immigrant, Asian American, Latino/Latina, Arab-Muslim-North African, progressive labor, interfaith, LGBT, student, anti-war/peace and global justice groups from across the country. more...  0 Comments

Anarchism Works! See This Week's NY Press Cover Story

Reposter | While the group plundered the bags, Weissman spoke about the evils of wage labor as he clutched a bagel in his hand. A group of three men in business suits walked by and did a double take in disbelief over the feeding frenzy that was taking place. Someone excitedly pointed out the discovery of some breadsticks in the trash bag left closest to the curb.
“It’s much more effective if we can run our own lives and provide for ourselves and mutually share with each other," said one participant. more...  44 Comments

Free Trade Protests in Peru & Costa Rica, Break-ins in Guatemala

Weekly News Update | On June 8, Peruvian campesinos held a day of protest against the Andean Free Trade Agreement (known in the region as the Free Trade Treaty, or TLC) which Peru's government signed with the US last December. more...  0 Comments

Monsters do exist, help stop the killing at HLS

Win Animal Rights | Date & Time: Sat. June 17, 2006 at 2 PM (look by benches)
Where: Central Park West & 88th St., New York City more...  0 Comments

NLG and NYMAA Labor Taking On Celebrity Chef Thursday Night!

Piquetero | Stand with Bengali and Latino Workers struggling against racial discrimination at famed Restaurant Daniel. Thursday, June 15th at 7 pm; 65th St. and Park Ave. more...  0 Comments

Youth Suicide and Howard’s Australia

Reid | Thank you for your article (link below) on Howard and particularly for highlighting his disregard for Australian youth. I am appalled by his attitude to young Australians. Australia has one of the highest youth suicide rates in the developed world and little wonder; the short-term interests of corporate profit, crushing taxation laws and the introduction of ‘guest workers’ have stolen the future from the majority of our youth. Our youth now experience ever-increasing difficulty obtaining work skills needed for their survival. more...  0 Comments

"The Starbucks 15": Baristas Concerned About Nutrition at Coffee Chain

Worker Freedom | New York, NY- The IWW Starbucks Workers Union urged its members today to exercise serious caution when consuming Starbucks products because of the increased risk of heart disease, cancer, and other illnesses associated with diet and obesity. The union made the announcement after concluding that according to Starbucks' own nutritional data, the summer line of beverages continues the coffee giant's propensity for drinks high in calories, saturated fat, and sugar.
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CNT strike against Mercadona... almost 100 days!

Worker Freedom | Our Mercadona fellow workers in Barcelona have been o n indefinite strike for almost 100 days. We interview Jose Uribe, secretary of the syndical section of the CNT
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Building Bridges Radio: Freedom Is Not Enough & The Color of Wealth

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28 minute
radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK more...  0 Comments

Break the Neoliberal Hegemony!

The LEFT party | This June 2006 call to a new LEFT party in Germany could give hope for all people yearning for social justice and structural/systemic corrections. While corporate profits and assets incomes set new records, wages, unemployment benefits and pensions are cut.. Laws and regulations must ensure that capital exploitation is committed to the public interest..The LEFT seeks a more just distribution of paid work by reducing working hours and creating jobs in socially useful areas..The LEFT wants to end a policy that sells public assets and disposseses the population. more...  0 Comments

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