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Protest to Stop Mountaintop Removal

Alex Nathanson | Six midtown offices of Citibank and Bank of America were the object of protests on Friday, July 27. Activist gathered to protest the banks investments in Massey Energy, one of the biggest coal mining companies in the US. more...  1 Comments

From the Market of Religions to the Religion of the Market

Maria Wolflingseder | The democratic order became concrete as a form of the market. While a secular state forms around the market, the market ceases being merely profane. It assumes an existential or cultic dimension and becomes the central socialization power.. The market as a fate religion accepts and rejects like a Calvinist God. more...  0 Comments

Organizing underway for the October 2007 IMF and World Bank Demonstrations

the october coalition | Call to Action: Dignity, Autonomy, and Solidarity over Greed and Corporate Power! Disrupt the IMF and the World Bank meetings: Washington DC, October 19-21, 2007 more...  5 Comments

MONDAY JULY 30: Mountaintop removal precussion

sw | what is mountaintop removal and what can we do about it? more...  0 Comments

Make the Road march in Bushwick Sunday!

Skip - NYC IWW | The IWW asks all supporters to come march in solidarity with Workers in Action Sunday. more...  0 Comments

The Sum of Some Fears: PAUL KRUGMAN;Dozens of civilians die in Nato airstrikes +

PAUL KRUGMANTHE NEW YORK TIMES | KRUGMAN: The economic expansion that began in 2001 has yet to produce any significant gains for ordinary working Americans. And now it looks as if it never will.


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Friday! Fight Mountain Top Removal!

@ friend | Join us Friday, July 27, 12pm at 57th St and Lexington Ave (near the Starbucks) to protest at the offices of mountain top removal investors. more...  0 Comments

A Short Introduction to Marx's Das Kapital

Ann Robertson | Marx’s analysis of capitalism, unlike bourgeois accounts, is conducted from a historical perspective. In other words, Marx was keenly aware that during the march of history, one economic system, because of internal, irreconcilable contradictions, has been replaced by another until it too falls victim to similar contradictions. Of course, when one is born and matures within a single economy and lacks knowledge of any other system, one tends to take one’s own for granted, believing that it will persevere forever. A historical perspective has the advantage of forcing us to rise above the provincial perspective that assumes economic systems are eternal. We survey from above the vast array of systems that have played their fleeting role on history’s stage. For this reason, Marx’s analysis of capitalism is specifically written with the purpose of unveiling its inner contradictions so that the possibility of its demise stands boldly in relief. This runs directly opposed to bourgeois portrayals of capitalism as “natural” and hence as unalterable as the law of gravity itself. more...  45 Comments

US out of Appalachia! by Friday!

sw | 7/27 FRI: No mountain top removal more...  0 Comments

US Ports May Be under Attack

The POrt Observer | West Seatle: 34th district Democrats failed to endorse Gael Tarleton or Jack Block Jr. for position #2 for Seattle Port Commission on Wednesday July 11, 2007. Tarleton was poised to receive the endorsement but last minute revelations as to Tarleton's involvement with Science Applications International Incorporated (SAIC) seemed to galvanize new opposition and raised serious questions among district Democrats. Read the Port Observer breaking story - SAIC, Local Politics and Corporate Gain by Jeff Upthegrove. more...  0 Comments

Gloria Arroyo’s Economy: NOT WORKING

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) | Today, Philippine President Gloria Arroyo will again address the Congress to give a report on the achievements of her government, and at the same time express her primary focus for the next year. As she did during her previous State of the Nation Address (SONA) speeches, she may yet again boast the economic feats of her administration, including the strengthening of the peso and the recent booming of the stock market.


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Post-Capitalist Civilization

Chico Whittaker Ferreira | The way is long and not easy, but another world is actually possible, necessary and urgent. New values and new logics must lead our lives, chaning the social and economic structures and also our behavior. Dialogue instead of violence. Corresponsibility instead of imposition. more...  0 Comments

Filipino workers slam Arroyo for its consistent failure to clip the jobs crisis

Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) | A dismal failure! This is the verdict of workers belonging to the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) as they slammed the Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) administration ahead of her State of the Nation Address (SONA) for its consistent failure to clip the jobs crisis.
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Philippines: On Mrs. Arroyo’s 7th State of the Nation Address

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) | "Gloria's economy is not working." This is what the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) said of Mrs. Arroyo's flamboyant and rosy economic claims; two days shy from the Executive's 7th State of the Nation Address (SONA) this 23rd of July.

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Autoworkers Beware: Your Leadership is Meeting the Boss Again.

Richard Mellor | As the UAW and auto bosses meet to chip away at autoworkers living standards, it is important to un more...  0 Comments

Callout: 5 Days of Direct Action and Economic Sabotage!!!

anonymous | Callout for 5 days of decentralized direct action and economic sabotage
Across Turtle Island (North America)
August 17-21, to culminate August 20 & 21,
The days of the SPP meetings in Montebello, Québec. more...  0 Comments

The Economy of Bread Alone and the Economy of Enough

Claudia Janssen and Luise Schottroff | Jesus' discipleship demands seeing through the economy of bread alone or structural egoism and not submitting.. The economy of bread alone, the economy of hoarding and riches of a few costs the soul and freedom. more...  0 Comments

Editorial Cartoon: "Deportation: the Day After"

Mike Flugennock | Seems a bunch of yahoos in various state and county legislatures seem bound and determined to rid the place of "illegal" immigrants -- "illegal", that is, in the sense of legality randomly pulled out of some racist politician's ass about a century or so ago. Prince William and Loudoun Counties, in Virginia's DC exurbs, have become the latest and the worst.

So, Fine. Just fine. Go ahead, make life so miserable for them that they leave. Hell, why not just deport 'em while you're at it, if it'll make you feel better...? more...  7 Comments

Washington Heights Community Forum on Free Trade & Colombia

NYC People's Referendum on Free Trade | The Dominican Community of Washington Heights with The Coalition Against The Free Trade Agreements, invite you to a forum to to stop the approval of the treaties with Colombia, Peru, Panama y Korea. *** Organizaciones de la Comunidad Dominicana de Washington Heights en union con la Coalición en Contra de los Tratados de Libre Comercio, los invita a un foro para que los Tratados de Colombia, Peru, Panama y Corea con Estados Unidos no sean aprobados por el Congreso Estadounidense.

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Gold-Digging Multinationals Get USAID Financial Support in Africa

Steve Peacock, ThePeacockReport.com | The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is helping to finance a "responsible mining" initiative in Africa, where it purportedly seeks to improve relations between multinational mining companies and local communities in Ghana where the companies conduct gold-extraction operations. more...  0 Comments

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