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Harlem Welcomes Afro-Colombian & Korean Delegation Against Free Trade June 14th

NYC People's Referendum on Free Trade | On Thursday, June 14th 2007, Harlem will host a historic encounter that seeks to replace murderous backroom dealings with grassroots democracy. Koreans and Afro-Colombians faced with the destruction of their land, traditional ways of life and local economies are reaching out to Harlem residents to connect the local with the global. The press and public are invited to join the walking tour of Harlem at 5pm, followed by a 6pm drum circle and 6:30 reception at St. Ambrose Church at 9 W 130th Street, at Malcolm X Blvd. Roger Toussaint, President of Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100; and Nicole Lee, executive director of TransAfrica will also join the discussion. more...  0 Comments

ECONOMIC INEQUALITY IN AMERICA

Jack A. Smith | The U. S. in the 21st Century is the most unequal society of all the industrialized capitalist nations of the world in terms of the distribution of its national wealth. more...  0 Comments

How to increase union membership

Hoipolloi Cassidy | Some fifty illegal immigrants from Mali are occupying a parking lot outside Paris, demanding working paper. And - surprise! - the unions are backing them. more...  0 Comments

Things own you

Fredric L. Rice | Desertphile gives good commentary on the unavoidable fact of like that when you own things, quite often they actually wind up owning you.
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Building Bridges:Domestic Workers;Gaza Occupation;Draconian New Prison Rules?

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, June 11, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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The Age of Atlantica: As Goes Mexico, so Goes the US and Canada

Daniel Shays | The End of Sovereignty and Democracy Tolls for Upstate New York, Northern New England, Quebec and the Maritime Provinces, and, Soon, for Boston and NYC Too more...  0 Comments

Policy Analyst Puts an Economic Face On the Iraq War

Paul Schrodt | Juhasz, author of The Bus$h Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time, spoke at the All Souls Church Wednesday night both as a policy analyst and as an activist, sporting an anti-war t-shirt and encouraging fellow dissenters to take change into their own hands. She explained in direct terms the economic interests that underlie the U.S. government’s invasion of Iraq. more...  1 Comments

Iraqi Oil Workers Strike and US Tour

madhatter | Iraqi Oil Workers Strike and US Tour more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio:Immigration Debate and Day Care Union Busting in NYC

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 28 minute radio program.
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Canada: Shut Down Atlantica! Anti-Authoritarian, Anti-Capitalist Contingent!

No Justice, No Peace | Atlantica is a proposed deep integration concept that includes the Canadian Maritime provinces and the United States north-east states that seeks to harmonize trade regulations and remove barriers to trade. Like we have seen with NAFTA and the FTAA these barriers are things such as environmental regulations, food safety, social services and now minimum wage legislation. Atlantica is an insult and an attack on our lives! more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges:Residential Construction Boom-Doggle;Immigration Points

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, June 4, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org more...  1 Comments

U.S. Imperative: Suddenly, ‘America, the Beautiful’ Doesn’t Look So Pretty Any

Peter Stern | Never has an American president appeared so disassociated with the harsh realities of the majority of the American people. Not since the Great Depression have so many Americans been jobless and so defenseless against the pressures and financial chains of daily living. more...  0 Comments

Canada, June 14-16, SHUT DOWN ATLANTICA!

No Justice, No Peace |
ATLANTICA is a proposed free trade zone that would include the Atlantic
Canadian Provinces and the northern New England states. The proponents of
Atlantica are meeting in Halifax June 14-16. more...  0 Comments

Builidng Bridges Radio:The Pooring of America and Sweet Honey in the Rock

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 28 minute radio program.
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Victory for IWW Barista Against Pregnancy Discrimination at Starbucks!

worker Freedom | Victory for IWW Barista Against Pregnancy Discrimination at Starbucks! more...  3 Comments

"Capitalism is not the solution"

Heiner Geissler | We need the contagious power of the ideas of freedom, justice and equality. The last European revlution in 1989 succeeded despite dictatorial conditions.. With the Iraq war and Guantanamo, the common values of the West are discredited. more...  0 Comments

El Salvador: One Year after CAFTA

CISPES | Reportback from the recent New York delegation to El Salvador and photo presentation of 2006 delegation more...  0 Comments

ARE THE WORLD BANK AND THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND BECOMING IRRELEVANT?

Thomas Riggins | The WB, IMF and WTO are three institutions of imperialism that Third World capitalists are beginning to resist. more...  0 Comments

Do We Need a New Social System?

Hannes Koch and Katharina Koufen | Only half of all employees today (in Germany) enjoy the old standard job.. The erosion of normal working conditions has been underway since the middle of the 1970s.. The basic income is the answer to the precariusness of working conditions.. People need a new kind of existential security and a new sense of social security. more...  0 Comments

Report Back: 5/23 New York Is Our Home Rally and March

Matt S | On Wednesday, May 23rd, and estimated 7,000 people, representing over 90 community and tenant organizations tenant rallied outside of Stuyvesant Town for the launch of the New York is Our Home Affordable Housing Campaign. more...  0 Comments

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