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Federal Medical Relief not Reaching Katrina Victims

Michelle Chen | Many low-income survivors don’t qualify for assistance
by Michelle Chen (bio)
Healthcare advocates say the current plan for addressing the needs of hurricane survivors falls far short, while some propose – and try – alternatives. more...  0 Comments


todd | NYU graduate workers made history forming a union at a private university. Now Sexton, NYU and the Bush labor board want to make an example of them. more...  0 Comments

Global Capitalism: the Scourge of Democracy

populist | global capitalism is an economic Colt 45 for the times more...  0 Comments

Fuck w/ HLS friends DGHMC (inside info released)


What Country Was He Talking About?

Dave Lindorff | Anti-democratic? Fear-mongering? Socially divisive? Unable to accept blame for his errors? Are we talking about Hugo Chavez or George Bush? more...  1 Comments

Building Bridges Radio:Robert Greenwald Producer Wal-Mart Movie; Argentina's Worker Control Movement

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, November 7, 2005, 7p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
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Is Wal-Mart a Bigger Wedge Issue Than Abortion?

Big Cities, Big Boxes | With a tip of the hat to Professor Bainbridge, the Boston Globe has just published an interesting op-ed on the battle lines in the Wal-Mart matter, called "All the Rage: Wal-Mart as the Great Divider," by John Dicker.... [Read More] more...  0 Comments

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Where have all the fighters gone?

Juan Gonzalez | In this passionate analysis, Juan Gonzalez writes:

"I have been amazed at the virtual absence of dispassionate and comprehensive analysis about this election; an analysis grounded in facts, one that places the conflict in the context of broader historical patterns, that consistently asks: what is in the best interest of working people and the marginalized or oppressed groups of New York City? Once you begin to look at the mayoral race from that deeper perspective, you begin to realize that there have been few times in recent memory when an urban electorate faced such a clear class choice – in the personalities of the candidates, their stands on the issues, and the forces they represent. more...  13 Comments

Gathering Links and News on Riots in France

go figure | There seems to be a dearth of articles from left perspectives on what is going on. Either in France or Argentina for that matter.. What has happened? more...  3 Comments

Provocateurs Trigger Repression at Summit of Americas

David Roknich |
"Here, in Mar Del Plata, FTAA will be buried."
Hugo Chavez
So far 2 independent journalists has been siezed as provovateurs seek shut down peaceful protest at the Summit of the Americas. This year the Summit is in Mar Del Plata, Argentina, where the radical right wing Peronists regained power with the ascension of George Bush in the US. A brigade of 8000 police were assembled to "protect" the summit. What has ensued is a physical enactment of the ungoing war against the poor the US seeks to advance with the FTAA. Five of the 34 counties represented at the summit steadfastly opposed the treaty, including Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, who lead the opposition. more...  1 Comments

Rove Insider Helped ''Distribute'' Lost Cash in Iraq

David Roknich | Michael Ledeen, a trusted aid to Karl Rove and close associate of Larry Franklin, can provide the missing details in the Rove/CIA Niger Uranium investigation. In the spirit of The New American Century, Ledeen reaped cash benefits as a direct result of the war in Iraq. more...  1 Comments

A Shock and Awe Attack on American Workers

Dave Lindorff | Congress has put workers the end of the list of those whose interests get protected in corporate bankruptcies. That is not just a crime, it’s a major battle in the corporate assault on working people. more...  0 Comments

Beyond Greed & Scarcity

--(A)-- | Finance expert Bernard Lietaer explains why capitalism is one gigantic race to the bottom for us all (except the bankers) and some of the things we need to do to achieve economic democracy and economic justice. more...  0 Comments

Propaganda 101 Presents First Saturdays

Propaganda 101 | This event will feature: art, djs, propmag mini-mags, cheap drinks, free snacks, and more. Propaganda 101 is a youth based, grassroots, multimedia group that works to inject progressive politics into pop culture. We believe in creativity as a powerful political force, capable of combating the destruction and apathy so prevalent in the world today. Our First Saturdays, which take place at Brooklyn's Studio 459, aim to delight and awaken the senses of anumb society.
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NYU Union-Busting, Anti-Union Propaganda

Sean Nortz | The NYU administration continues with its union-busting campaign after the announcement of a strike by the graduate students union several days ago, to begin Wednesday, November 9th. The attitude displays leads one to believe that the battle will be long and hard, with a harsh and even violent response to the strike action. more...  1 Comments

"Fire The Boss" Tour Comes to NYC

Green Worker Cooperatives | 5PM, Sat. Nov. 12th - Argentinian workers that have taken over their factories, clinics, and hotels will be in the South Bronx to share their experiences building a new democratic and worker-controlled economy. The evening will feature a special One-Night-Only screening of "The Take" a truly inspiring film for workers and unemployed people everywhere, by Avi Lewis & Naomi Klein. more...  0 Comments

Money Versus Wealth

--(A)-- | David Korten explains some details as to why capitalism is a broken concept and we need fair trade and economic democracy now. more...  2 Comments

Why I Said No to the UFT Contract

By Elizabeth Guidi | A United Federation of Teachers (UFT) delegate gives reasons to vote against contract covering New York City public school educators. more...  3 Comments

Confessions of an Economic Hitman [Interview]

--(A)-- | "They play a game as old as empire, but one that has taken on new and terrifying dimensions during this time of globalization." more...  0 Comments

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