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THURS 9/13, (+9/17 & 9/20): Animal Rights, Environment, & Globalization Events

Global Justice for Animals | Thurs, Sept 13: Globalization, Animal Rights, and the Environment
Mon, Sept 17:Peru Free Trade Agreement Press Conference Briefing, and Teach-in
Thurs, Sept 20: Birdsong and Coffee: Costa Rica, CAFTA, Rainforests, Workers & Wildlife more...  0 Comments

Doug Henwood discusses housing bubble bursting, on Steal This Radio

Mitchel Cohen | PLEASE FORWARD, LAST MINUTE

Due to a glitch in last week's engineering of the radio show, the interview I did with Doug Henwood on the Housing Bubble Bursting didn't not air. (Thanks to Pam for calling this to my attention!) Instead, it will air THIS week at several additional times. Here's the blurb: more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges:Mo Vaughn & Housing; Workers Win at Campden Yards; 9/11 Health

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, Sept. 10, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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United Arab Workers

Paul Werner | Just when the Culture vultures of New York and Paris thought the United Arab Emirates were safe... more...  0 Comments

A NAFTA Dividend: A Guaranteed Minimum Income for North America

Michael W. Howard | A universal regional basic income is a useful tool for regional development that is fair and insures that cooperation benefits the least advantaged. more...  1 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Rep Conyers & Michael Moore on National Health Care

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 27 minute radio program.
TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW more...  0 Comments

Useful Articles on Mortgage Crisis

marc | While the political class practices faith healing, all the participants know the end is coming when more speculative bubbles burst. The political theory that finance markets and the world economy are more efficient and more stable with deregulation and liberalization, the faith of trickle down snake oil salesmen, is over. more...  0 Comments

The Indypendent: An Interview with NY Taxi Workers Alliance Leader Bhairavi Desai

John Tarleton | New York taxi drivers have been speaking out for months against new city regulations that require all taxis to have new technology installed including credit card machines and global positioning systems that will track where the cabbies drive. Faced with an October 1 deadline to make the switchover, thousands of cabbies pulled their vehicles off the streets Wednesday and Thursday in the first citywide taxi strike in nine years. With the strike winding down on Thursday night, New York Taxi Workers Alliance Executive Director Bhairavi Desai spoke with The Indypendent about what was accomplished, how her group pulled off the strike and what they might be ready to do next. ||Previous coverage in The Indypendent more...  5 Comments

Pension plans hit by credit crunch

eek | From Mainstream Media -
Pension plan liabilities up as credit crunch spreads
Study finds average U.S. funding level hit as bond yields fall in August more...  0 Comments

Radio Inteview with Doug Henwood on the Housing Bubble Bursting

Mitchel Cohen | Doug Henwood and Mitchel Cohen examine the causes and possibilities of the current housing bubble bursting. more...  0 Comments

Where is NYC IMC Coverage on the Taxi Drivers Strike

tw | Here is a link to Philly IMC's coverage of the taxi Drivers Strike in Philly. It is important that NY IMC figures out a way to counter the dominant message out there which disempowers some of the most exploited workers in the CITY. DO YOUR JOB!

 http://www.phillyimc.org/en/2007/09/42001.shtml more...  5 Comments

Free Liberation Film Series Screening: "The Take"

Ari Moore | In suburban Buenos Aires, thirty unemployed auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory, roll out sleeping mats and refuse to leave. Come watch what unfolds at this Socialist Party of New York City Liberation Film Series screening and discussion. more...  1 Comments

Billions Dissolve in Thin Air

Michael R. Kratke | While the political class practices faith healing, all the participants know the end is coming when more speculative bubbles burst. The popular dogma that financial markets and the world economy are more efficient and more stable when they are more deregulated and liberalized is over. more...  0 Comments

Beware of Falling Bankers!

freeman | Like the car, our sacred cow that is not discussed, speculation and prosperity based on credit are taboo subjects. The system is corrupt and its answers wrong. Will we mend our own pockets as China closes its wallet? Critical thinking, culture shock, alternative economics and Jesus' parables can be new beginnings. more...  0 Comments

BUILIDNG BRIDGES RADIO LABOR DAY SPECIAL

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, September 3rd , 6:30 pm – Midnight over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org more...  0 Comments

King Coal Thanks Bank of America

antrim caskey | A small group of activists performed a hilarious street theatre piece in front of a large Bank of America branch on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue Friday evening, September 31, 2007. The costumed activists represented a gloating "King Coal," who gleefully thanked patrons walking in and out of the branch for their money, and several other coal- smeared opponents, who stood for the land and people of Appalachia. more...  1 Comments

The Abolition of the Unemployed

Katrin Pinetzki | With a basic income, the unemployed of today would have the freedom to seek for employment that suits them. No one would force them to accept any work. Basic income is a way out of the dilemma of jobs destroyed by higher productivity. more...  0 Comments

Is the Great Crash Imminent?

Michael R. Kratke | Several US mortgage banks have gone bankrupt and their European creditors have written off hundreds of billions of euro as losses. Billions dissolve in thin air. Governments step into the breach when a collapse of the financial markets threatens. more...  0 Comments

How the Neoliberals Stiched Up the Wealth of Nations for Themselves

George Monbiot | Neoliberalism claims we are best served by maximum market freedom and minimum state intervention. more...  0 Comments

Carlyle fund gets second bailout in a week

from Marketwatch.com (MSM) | This is from Mainstream Media -
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Shares of a $18 billion Dutch investment fund run by a Carlyle Group affiliate dropped Tuesday after it received its second bailout in a week, prompting an apology from its chief executive -- and a warning that the current round of credit-market problems are worse than the problems that brought about the demise of Long-Term Capital Management nine years ago. more...  0 Comments

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