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“America, Think Downscale!”

William Hughes | America is headed for “a long emergency,” according to author, James H. Kunstler. He’s convinced that the days of the economy running on a cheap supply of fast-fading oil will soon be history. He spoke at Loyola College in Baltimore, MD, on Feb. 20, 2007. Kunstler said it’s time for the country to think: “Downscale!” He sees hard times ahead. Kunstler also doesn’t think much of how the U.S. looks either. He said much of it is a “piece of crap.” more...  1 Comments

Glenn Lowry Glenn Ross

Paul Werner | Glenn Lowry, director of the Museum of Modern Art, gets caught with somebody's hand in somebody's pocket. But whose? more...  0 Comments

Revitalizing the Labor Movement: Wobblies March Through Brooklyn on Presidents’

Michael Como | Bushwick- In continued actions resulting from the illegal firing of IWW union organizers in five food distribution companies, hundreds of Wobblies, activists, and community supporters gathered on Feb 19, 2007, to demonstrate against the repressive tactics characteristic of bosses in the food industry. more...  0 Comments

NYSE Arca call to action:

_ | This is a message to all like-minded activists; powers in numbers so spread this on quick. On Wednesday February 28th at 8am NYSE Arca employees should come to work cursing the day they took back Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS). From 8am -4pm est. on February 28th activists from all over the globe should express their disgust to the cruelty NYSE Arca is supporting on their market. Call, Email or simply write some letters - all are great democratic tools in combating cooperate greed. more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Enforcing the NYS Minimum Wage Law

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

Building Bridges Mon Night: March to end Slave Wages;DC37 Forum Police Brutality

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Monday, February 19, 2007, 7- 8 pm EST,
over WBAI Radio 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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Monday 2/19/07: March for Immigrant Workers' Rights!!

T^M^ | MARCH TO DEMAND AN END TO EXPLOITATION IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY. The march will begin at 9:30 am and proceed through the industrial areas of Bushwick, Williamsburg and Ridgewood. more...  0 Comments

Maryland Barista Speaks Out on Early Benefits of Union Membership

Worker Freedom | Seth Dietz, Starbucks barista and IWW member in Rockville Maryland, tells his story: more...  0 Comments

Full Speed Against the Wind

Wolfgang Neef | "Whoever believes in continuous growth in a finite world is either mad or an economist." (Kenneth E, Boulding) more...  0 Comments

Get On The Bus! April CIW mobilization in Chicago

fairfoodnyc | 2007 McDonald's Truth Tour and major Chicago mobilizations quickly approaching! * Major rally outside McDonald's global headquarters - Friday, 4/13, Oak Brook, IL * Carnaval and Parade for Fair Food, Real Rights, and Dignity - Saturday, 4/14, downtown Chicago more...  0 Comments

2/19 March to Demand an End to Exploitation in the Food Industry!

Fightin' Union. | Brooklyn workers need your support as they struggle to end slave wages and demand their right to organize. more...  0 Comments

Long live the struggle of the proletarians and masses of Guinea!

IPC | Guinea-Conakry is a small West African country of 10 million inhabitants, one of the poorest countries on the planet, in spite of the richness of its mining industry: diamonds, gold, iron, uranium and especially bauxite of which it is the 2nd largest producer in the world. Although the majority of the population of Guinea lives in misery, local and foreign bourgeois and the multinationals grow rich, protected by the regime of General Lansana Conté (who seized power after a coup in 1984) against rising dissatisfaction. more...  0 Comments

Protest animal torture on the NYSE this Friday!

none | This protest is regarding Huntingdon Life Sciences, a brutal animal testing lab that kills 500 animals a day for useless items like coffee sweetener and cosmetics. For more info on them check www.insidehls.com more...  4 Comments

Global Day of Action against Chinese Fur (new time 4:00)

International Anti-Fur Coalition | Location:
Chinese Consulate Office
520 12th Avenue, NY
(between 42nd & 43rd Streets)
New York, NY
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
New Time: 4:00 PM* (see note below)
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Building Bridges Mon. 2/12-Ossie and Ruby; Enforcing the Minimum Wage Law in NYS

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, February 12, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org








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Capitalism and Corruption

Michael R. Kratke | Until recently, the bribes paid by German firms abroad were deducted from the corporation tax as operating expenses.. The neoliberal dogma doesn't need any religion any more since it makes capitalism itself into a religion.. The cult of abstract riches cannot replace morality.. Mergers and takeovers become central and strengthen the tendency to fraud and manipulation. From the start, capitalism has been an expropriation economy. more...  0 Comments

Two dozen demand NYSE stop trading animal suffering

blank | Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) is a company that profits off the brutal
testing of cosmetics and drugs on animals. Every single day 500 cats,
dogs, monkeys, mice, and other animals are ruthlessly murdered at HLS for
useless consumer items like Splenda and food coloring. more...  13 Comments

Black History in Action: Brooklyn Students’ Campaign to Revive New Orleans

Jeffrey Buchanan | Students at Benjamin Banneker Academy for Community Development in Brooklyn, New York go beyond the textbooks, and apply the lessons of Black History Month to their daily lives. Banneker Academy students have pledged $5,000 the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), a grassroots social justice group based in New Orleans and are challenging 1,000 other fundraisers to come forward and match their efforts. more...  0 Comments

David Simon: “We’re Headed Towards Separate Americas!”

William Hughes | The award-winning author of the acclaimed HBO program, “The Wire,” painted a grim picture of this country. David Simon said: “We’re headed [towards] separate Americas.” Speaking at Loyola College, in Baltimore, MD, on Feb. 6, 2007, he said that “unencumbered Capitalism has become our God.” In our greedy society, Simon underscored: “Human are worth less, not more: less.” He said America is going to be a “more brutish, cynical and divided place.” more...  0 Comments

“All Diamonds Are Blood Diamonds” Demonstration in New York a Success

African People's Solidarity Committee | The “All Diamonds Are Blood Diamonds” demonstration and press conference called by the African People’s Solidarity Committee (APSC) in New York City Monday was a great success. APSC is a white solidarity organization working under the leadership of the African People’s Socialist Party, which leads the Uhuru Movement. more...  1 Comments

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