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Building Bridges Monday:ACT UP Health Care for All;Saigon Grill's Sweats Labor

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, March 26, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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Reagan and GE-A Symbiosis

Serge Halimi | Reagan who defended democratic positions as a young man earned so much that he became increasingly conservativ3e.. Because of "Playhouse 90" he became a friend of the family and mutated into an economist and theologian. more...  0 Comments

African Americans will bear the brunt of the collapsing subprime mortgage market

Richard Mellor | The collapse of the subprime mortgage market could lead to the greatest transfer of African American wealth in history, some say. more...  0 Comments

Politicians trying to cover up the mess

Richard Mellor | In any civilized society education and housing would be a social service but for capitalism it is a commodity to be bought and sold more...  0 Comments

Workers Know All About Capital Accumulation: Don't We?

Richard Mellor | It is within the pages of the main Bourgeois journals that we find the strongest confirmation of Marx's economic writings. more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Remembering the Triangle Fire

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 28 minute radio program.
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Media Recap: M21 Celebration of Resistance at Starbucks Annual Meeting

Worker Freedom | Media Recap: M21 Celebration of Resistance at Starbucks Annual Meeting
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Victory! HSBC Stops Making Pre Tax Time Loans

DMI Blog |

Who says I never have good news to report in my blogs?

Last week, HSBC, one of the largest makers of "holiday" and "paystub" loans, announced that it would cease making two particularly noxious and abusively expensive forms of short term loans made through tax preparation companies. H&R Block and Jackson Hewitt are among the tax preparation companies that essentially served as brokers for HSBC loans.[Read More From DMI Blog]

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Self-Organization and Precariousness

Klaus Doerre | The phenomenon of precvarity points to the return of social insecurity in the rich and secure societies of the West.. Job growth in the last decade represented a growth in flexible precarious job conditions. more...  0 Comments

Video: IWW Starbucks Barista Visits An Ethiopian Coffee Farm in "Partner?"

Enviroworker | Part I
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xTk_LLjxUk

Part II
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Sat.: Benefit Show For Starbucks Union And Student Farmworker Alliance

Enviroworker | Protest sign and poster making @ 2pm.
BBQ and beers @ 4pm.
Live music @ 7pm.

71 Troutman St.
Saturday, March 24th
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Starbucks 2006 Corporate Irresponsibility Report Available Online

Worker Freedom | Starbucks 2006 Corporate Irresponsibility Report Available Online
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Save Tenants from the Salvation Army

Metropolitan Council on Housing | On Friday, March 23, 2007, the Salvation Army will be holding its Spring Gala. Hundreds of donors will attend and contribute thousands of dollars for the Salvation Army’s charitable work. The Salvation Army will be honoring President Bill Clinton for his humanitarian work. At the same time, the Salvation Army is evicting all the women living in its two residences for low and moderate income tenants (the Parkside and the Ten Eyck). Please join the tenants and their advocates as we hand out flyers at the Spring Gala. (We are NOT picketing President Clinton—simply alerting those attending the Gala that the Salvation Army is evicting needy tenants from its residences.) more...  0 Comments

Let’s strip away contradictions in capitalism and its disinformation apparatus

JESUS MARIA NERY BARRIOS | VHeadline en Español News Editor Jesus Nery Barrios writes: Just for fun, and to show all our readers around the world how easy it is to fall into mainstream media fallacies concerning Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Republic, let’s take a piece about Venezuela’s economy and contrast it with others from those same media and some local sources opposed to Chavez, to let you to decide who to believe, how to understand news and analyses about Venezuela that come to your attention and how to break the siege of disinformative set upon my country. more...  0 Comments

SAT 3/31: Global Corporatocracy Book Event + Live Folk Music @ Vox Pop; FREE

Vox Pop | VOX POP is proud to host this educational and musical cultural event featuring the new book, A Game As Old As Empire, Lucy Komisar and James Henry, plus live folk/rock from Satchel Jones. Lucy Komisar and James Henry will lead a discussion about economic hit men, global corporatocracy, and how powerful corporate individuals and institutions enrich small elites while often impoverishing masses of people for generations. Afterwards, Satchel Jones will perform songs of dissent and humor with his guitar, harmonica, and kazoo. FREE! more...  1 Comments

Building Bridges:UFT Election Debate;March to the End the War;Bell Indictments

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, March 19, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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Fight Globalization - Root Force Road Show Mar. 19, 6pm

Root Force | Are you tired of talking about "the system" and ready to do something about it? Root Force is a strategic campaign designed to exploit weak points in the global economy and hasten the system's collapse. Using direct action, Root Force pressures all those involved in specific infrastructure construction projects in Latin America to end their participation in ecocide and genocide. more...  0 Comments

US Locomotive Losing Steam

Joachim Bischoff | In 2006 after the crash of the New Economy boom, we are again witnessing irrational excess in the credit system and in the prices of assets and property titles.. Instead of modernization of regulation and control, we have increased economic-financial instability through the neoliberal policy. The central problem of developed capitalist countries is the unequal distribution of income and assets. more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Protest Taxi Spyware and National Health Care

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 27 minute radio program.
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FairFood NYC: Farmworker Solidarity Events!

Tommy M | There is so much exciting stuff happening in New York and beyond that you can get involved in to help fight for farmworker justice: we've included all of it in one big happy message, so enjoy! more...  0 Comments

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