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Towards A Definition Of “Paleo - Progressive" -- A Manifesto

Mark Walter Evans | --What is a “Paleo - Progressive? ” Paleo-progressives are a substantial, if un-represented, unorganized, and hitherto undeclared and scattered flock of politically aware liberals and radicals within the American body politic. -- more...  0 Comments

WED 3/14: The Price of Fire -- Bolivia Book Event w/Ben Dangl @ Vox Pop, 7PM

Vox Pop | We are proud to host this fun and informative cultural event about The Price of Fire: Resource Wars and Social Movements in Bolivia. Author Benjamin Dangl will make a visual presentation and lead a discussion about the subjects in the book. From the first moments of Spanish colonization to today's headlines, The Price of Fire offers a gripping account of clashes in Bolivia between corporate and people's power, contextualizing them regionally, culturally, and historically. Live music will follow the presentation and book signing. more...  0 Comments

Towards A New Definition of Progressive

Mark Walter Evans | -- In the hope that, by re-examining the past, we may rise up and seize the future. [First published in 1993 in the North Coast Xpress ] posted now, because it’s still goin’ on, Denny -- more...  0 Comments

How To Implement Economic Democracy

Mark Walter Evans | A Proposal that Would Require the Following Amendment to the Federal Constitution: more...  0 Comments

Old Left Opposition to the Federal Reserve Bank

Mark Walter Evans | In the 'teens, twenties, and thirties, the Reformist, "Petty-beurgeois" elements of the Old Left in America set their sites on the dismantling of the Bond System, " the peaceful abolition of Capitalism" and the establishing of what was commonly called the "Co-operative Commonwealth." more...  0 Comments

Justice versus Neoliberalism and Globalization

Karl Mueller | Justice is the weapon of the weaker, not the right of the stronger. The strong do not need it. The strong aren't capable of life together in peace. The weak only survive under the shelter of justice.. Every person is an end, not a means.. "Hurrah, we auction off the state!" is the cry of the neoliberals. more...  0 Comments

"Salt of the Earth" film screening Saturday March 24 7PM Manhattan/NYC

PeoplesVideo.tv | Salt of the Earth is based on a 1950 strike by zinc miners in Silver City, New Mexico. Against a backdrop of social injustice, a riveting family drama is played out by the characters of Ramón and Esperanza Quintero, a Mexican-American miner and his wife. In the course of the strike, Ramón and Esperanza find their roles reversed: an injunction against the male strikers moves the women to take over the picket line, leaving the men to domestic duties. The women evolve from men’s subordinates into their allies and equals. more...  0 Comments

Audio and Images: Bloggers Deconstruct Atlantic Yards Media Messages

Jonathan Barkey | On Saturday, February 24, 2007, at New School University, a panel of four Brooklynites examined grassroots media responses to Atlantic Yards, the largest single-developer project in the history of New York City. Audio and photo links below. more...  0 Comments

"The North Country" film screening Saturday March 10 7PM

Mother Jones | Saturday March 10 7PM film screening "The North Country" about one of the first women to work in the mines of northern Minnesota and the struggles faced by her. With award-winning actor Chalize Theron 2005 more...  1 Comments

West Point

Mr Roger K. Olsson | West Point more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio:IWW March to End Slave Wages; Cartoon for Healthcare Now

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

GUINEA_The Trade-Unions Bosses Liquidates the General Strike !

ICP |
At the end of discussions during Sunday with the authorities, religious leaders and a delegation of the CEDEAO (Economic Community of the States of the area) directed by the former President-general of Nigeria, the gangster Babangida, the trade-union leaders decreed the "suspension" of the general strike which had lasted for 2 weeks, as of Sunday midnight. more...  0 Comments

GUINEA: the army requisitions all the workers!

ICP | Friday evening, Kerfalla Camara, the chief of staff of the Guinean army, announced in a radio broadcast that he has ordered the end of the general strike and the resumption of work on Monday, by requisitioning all the workers in the administration, in commercial establishments and in private enterprises! more...  0 Comments

Environmentalists from coast to coast to speak March 2 and 4

JK Canepa | Redwood Mary, a dedicated voice for peace, the earth, and women, will speak on her works with grassroots women at the U.N. and the defense of the Memorial Oak Grove at UC Berkeley campus. Joel Kupferman will tell us of the parallel situation at Washington Square Park and what we can do to help, and join Harry Bubbins and Marina Ortiz in explaining how we can stop the privatization of Randall's Island. Also presenting is Aresh Javadi, who will update us on the latest developments concerning the endangered Nueva Esperanza Community Garden in East Harlem.
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Museum Watch: Maquereaueconomics

Paul Werner | Are these complaints about the selling of art, or about something else again? more...  0 Comments

Greetings from the NYC Taxi Workers Alliance!

Constance D. Sisk | My name is Constance Sisk. I work with the New York City Taxi Workers Alliance. In mid-March, we will be hosting taxi drivers from across the US and Canada, as we come together to found the first international alliance of taxi workers. We are asking you to support this historic effort, by purchasing space for a message from your union or organization in a journal we are putting together to mark our gathering. This journal will be distributed to over 50,000 taxi workers and allies in total. more...  1 Comments

The Majority Want Socialism

Otto Meyer | In 2006 after Germany was "united in freedom" for 15 years, 52% championed something as bizarre as socialism (46 percent in the West and 74% in the East). more...  0 Comments

"Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death" film screening Sat Feb 24 7PM

Anti-Imperialist League | Saturday, February 24, 2007 7PM
"Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death" film screening
at Solidarity Center/Centro de Solidaridad
55 West 17th Street, 5th Floor (btwn 5th & 6th Avenues)
Manhattan/NYC 212-633-6646, ring buzzer #7 more...  1 Comments

Guinea: the General Strike Continues!

ICP | The international media speaks about it as little as possible, but the Guinean masses and proletarians continue their fight against the bloody dictatorship supported and armed by French and other imperialisms. They have an urgent need for the solidarity of all the workers. more...  0 Comments

:Unemployment is a Victory"

Ulrich Beck | Higher productivity allows a maximum in prosperity to be realized with as minimum in human labor. Freedom, not full employmenht, is the alternative today. more...  0 Comments

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