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RALLY FOR NATIONAL SINGLE-PAYER HEALTH CARE

Healthcare-NOW | Demonstrate in NYC to demand the end of the private
health insurance industry and to call for a national
single-payer healthcare system that would guarantee
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Governor Patterson's Budget Cutting Machine

Counterhegemonic | Left to his own devices, Paterson will continue to trumpet a message of cutbacks and the privatization of essential services such as the non-profit health insurers GHI & HIP. Though he asks for public input on the cuts, New Yorkers can see this as a blighty wound scenario. more...  4 Comments

What is bank robbery...

Fight against the New World Order. | What is bank robbery compared with establishing a bank.
Nowadays you know the answer ofcourse.
Banks are more treasonous to your country and to your life
than all the bank robbers put together.
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After Four Decades, Finally: The Beginning of the End

Mark Weisbrot | Rosa Parks sat so that Martin Luther King could walk. Martin Luther King walked so that Obama could run. Obama's running so that we all can fly." (Jay Z)
For nearly four decades this country has been moving to the right. more...  1 Comments

The Age of Austerity Dawns

Jurgen Kronig | The burst bubble of the New Economy should have been understood as a warning. Then as today, wishful thinking and greed blocked the view to reality. Recessions offer a period of welcome recovery. Losing the hectic turbo-capitalism is not really a great loss. more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Saigon Grill Victory; Indigenous Colombian Protests

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 28 minute radio program.
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WNU #966: Paras Threaten Colombian Peace Community

Weekly News Update | The official theme of the 18th Ibero-American Summit, held Oct. 29-31 in San Salvador, El Salvador, was "Youth and Development," but the global financial crisis was the main topic of discussions by the representatives of Spain, Portugal and 19 Latin American countries.
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Clash of Titans: The GM-Chrysler Merger

Mumia Abu-Jamal | For generations corporate greed has devastated Michigan, like vampires sucked blood. They have upped production, while skimming pay rates. Remember the recent contracts that OK'ed lower pay for new, incoming workers? If workers don't fight for more union power, and then exercise that power for their class interests, then the vampires will only suck more. more...  0 Comments

PHILIPPINES: Labor export policy is anti-women, anti-development

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) | – The country should not take pride in being the model in terms of labor migration, according to women’s groups who are engaging the Second Global Forum on Migration on Development (GFMD).

Mercy Fabros of FDC Women’s Committee today said that what is happening is “an indictment of the failure of the national economy to provide employment and to care for its people.”

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Calling all for a Anti-Capitalists bloc November 15th against the World Economic

UAsleepercell | on November 15th the ruling elite of the 20 richest nations will converge in Washington DC for a “World Economic Forum.” more...  0 Comments

A Primer on the Wall Street Meltdown

Walden Bello | "The $700 billion bailout of banks' bad mortgaged-backed securities is not a strategy but mainly a desperate effort to shore up confidence in the system. more...  0 Comments

Filipino Workers hold March to protest against the GFMD

Alliance of Progressive of Labor (APL) | As the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) opened today in Manila, at least 5000 workers from the Philippines and other countries in every region of the world came together in one of the broadest labor mobilizations ever organized in the entire history of the global trade union movement.
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Meltdown in Paradise: Hawaiian Aspects of the Wall Street Disaster

Counterhegemonic | An old Hawaiian proverb states “O ka makapo wale no ka mea hapapa i ka pouli” (only the blind gropes in the darkness). more...  0 Comments

[Tokyo]Lets go and see Prime minister's House! 3 arrested at the "reality tour"

kobojiji | 3 comrades were arrested yesterday 26th Oct in a walking-tour just to see the reality of a mansion owned by super-rich prime-minister Tarou Asou who is a son of conglomerate. more...  0 Comments

La Sapienza University of Rome Occupied in Protest Against Privatization

indyista | “We won’t pay for your crisis”, this is the slogan with which a few weeks ago we started our protest at the university of La Sapienza, Rome. A simple, yet at the same time immediate, slogan: the global crisis is the crisis of capitalism itself, of the financial and real estate speculation, of a system without rules or rights, of unscrupulous companies and managers. more...  0 Comments

SteelBlitz: AFL-CIO and Steelers Go All Out for Obama in Western PA

Carl Davidson | Organized labor has set its sights on winning Beaver County and all of Western Pennsylvania for Barack Obama. They see victory in this battleground "swing state" as critical to the entire election nationwide, and are pulling out their big guns, all stops and every other available advantage to "Git 'er done." more...  14 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Kucinich on the Recession and Elections

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 27 minute radio program.
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Domino Effect

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Tinkering with Symptoms

www.europolitan.de | The bailout plan does not tackle the causes of the financial crisis..The question remains why financial institutions should be saved from a crisis they created and in which they earlier earned vast amounts of money. The American government has no Plan B. more...  0 Comments

TOMORROW: Protest at Wall Street, 3-7pm!

Anne | NYC Friday, Oct. 24 activity: 3:pm to 7:pm At Federal Hall, 26 Wall Street Near Broadway. Come after 6 PM-We'll still be there. Bail Out the People, Not the Banks! more...  1 Comments

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