SEnator Ortiz y Pino/Dr. Betty Martini | Mission Possible Intl is taking aspartame brain tumor cases from New York and New Jersey. Today all eyes are on New Mexico where a bill to ban aspartame has been sponsored by Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino. This is based on the fact that aspartame violates adulteration and interstate commerce statutes, as well as the Delaney Amendmnt which states ou can't put anything in food that has been shown to cause cancer in animals. The voice of the people is needed. more... 0 Comments
Dave Lindeorff | Afraid to take a stand on a single critical issue facing the nation, Democrats risk becoming irrelevant as a party. more... 5 Comments
Joe Nevins | Now that both Gerald Ford and Saddam Hussein are dead and buried, the question of how they will be remembered here in the United States arises. If the talk of officialdom and the mainstream media outlets thus far is any indicator-and surely it is-the U.S. collective memories of the two leaders will be diametrically opposed.
Hans Bennett | “The blacks from the low income areas are less likely to convict. There's a resentment for law enforcement and a resentment for authority....you don't want those people on your jury, let's face it.” more... 1 Comments
Sergio Ferolla and Paulo Metri | If, due to lack of ability or for pressures of the agents of the market, a macro planning of sovereign Nation was not offered to our country, we consider, at least, a prophylactic measure, where the rounds of licitations carried through for the ANP are paralyzed, not to create greater neoliberal “passive”, that compromises the future, the security and the tranquillity of Brazilian society.
Cristina Marcano | Dieterich: "a socialism in which the majorities have the greatest historically possible degree of decision-making power in the economic, political, cultural, and military institutions that govern their lives".
Steven Mather | Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced yesterday that former Electoral Council president Jorge Rodríguez would replace José Vicente Rangel as his new Vice-president while Minister for Justice and the Interior Jesse Chacón is to be replaced by National Assembly Deputy Pedro Carreño.
Melinda Tuhus | Business and Consumer Groups Pressure New Congress to Shift Research Funds from Oil and Nuclear to Renewable Energy~Interview with Ken Bossong, of the Sustainable Energy Network, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Mumia Abu-Jamal | Here are several new radio essays by black death-row political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, including this first one about the new US Congress. Abu-Jamal's case it at a critical juncture with oral arguments expected any month. After these, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals will decide whether or not to grant Mumia a new trial. more... 0 Comments
bracewell | During the past year, scientific findings emerged that made even the most doom-laden predictions about climate change seem a little on the optimistic side.
Emil Kuzmanov | PLEASE send the request with a short supporting statement to:
Amadi Ajamu | Wide Spread Police Harassment and Brutality among Blacks in NYC
jack rider | The Whitehouse is in damage control over the bungled execution of Saddam Hussein. The hurried execution backfired in the worst possible way; a vanquished leader should never be allowed to continue his work from the ‘grave’. Anthropologists are familiar with appeasement rituals and ceremonies for the dead, which are common to numerous cultures. In the wake of Saddam’s bungled execution these curious rituals begin to make sense. more... 0 Comments
Brother Raymond | Real Christians Don't Choose War more... 3 Comments
Free Mumia Abu-Jamal! | The demand for congressional hearings on Cointelpro, critical to the
Adital | Todos los estados del mundo tienen el derecho de pedir visa a los ciudadanos de cualquier otro país en el marco de los acuerdos internacionales existentes. more... 0 Comments
# | 2006 Bicyclist Memorial Ride, Sunday, January 7th, 2007
Prensa Latina News Services | Bolivian President Evo Morales suppressed by decree the right of US citizens to enter this country freely, in reciprocity with a similar measure taken by the US government.
Mark Dunlea | Call for Universal Health Care, Making Work Pay, Food Policy Council. Advocates of the poor called today for Governor Spitzer to make ending hunger and poverty a priority for his administration. Speakers at the 18th annual People’s State of the State in front of the state Capitol said that poverty was a rampant problem throughout the state, particularly in upstate cities. || DMU Blog: Gov. Spitzer and Arianna Huffington more... 2 Comments
Working Class Emancipation | Drop the charges against the Smoke Shop Seven!
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