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Army Officer Faces Trial for Refusing to Go to Iraq (IndyKids)

Xavier Tayo | Lieutenant Ehren Watada is the first U.S. Army commissioned officer to refuse an order to go to Iraq and to publicly speak out against the war. more...  1 Comments

Climate Camp Kids Say Enough Is Enough (IndyKids)

WIETSE, UK Indymedia | Last year was the hottest year ever in the United Kingdom (UK). Recently the government and the media have been paying a lot of attention to climate change. Even UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said that it is “the biggest threat mankind faces.” more...  0 Comments

Climate Change: Earth’s Fate Is In Our Hands (IndyKids)

Amanda Vender | It may seem hard to believe, but people can actually change the weather and the earth's climate. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group made up of scientists and officials from 113 countries, released a new report on February 2. The report stated that it is “very likely” (or 90 percent certain) that climate change is caused by human activity. more...  1 Comments

A Struggle For Land: Native Americans Today (IndyKids)

Griffin Epstein | A year ago kids and adults from the Six Nations (an organization of six tribes native to North America) near the town of Caledonia in Ontario, Canada, climbed over a fence and set up tents on a piece of land that was stolen from their people hundreds of years ago. Six Nations people have started living again on this land. more...  6 Comments

Native Americans Today (IndyKids)

Griffin Epstein | Millions of native people inhabited North America thousands of years before the Europeans arrived. How did the Europeans colonize the land and push the native people out? The majority of native people, over 95 percent in some areas, died of European diseases. Others were massacred by the colonizers in what many historians call genocide (deliberate killing of an entire group of people). more...  3 Comments

Hip Hop Hooray (IndyKids)

Griffin Epstein | In the 1940s, a city planner in New York named Robert Moses demolished a section of the South Bronx. People living there who could afford to move to the suburbs fled to Westchester and Long Island, but the poor, immigrant communities were left with very few places to go.

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Music Soothes Asthma Sufferers (IndyKids)

Abby Gross | Kids with asthma (AZ-mah) know what it’s like to have trouble breathing because asthma is a chronic (longlasting) disease that causes airways – the tubes that carry air to the lungs – to become swollen in reaction to exercise, cold weather or anything irritating.
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In Your First Voice (IndyKids)

Wen Chen | Many students in the U.S. start school speaking a language other than English. Knowing and remembering a first language helps students to
learn English and do better in school. If your first language is something other than English, practice it and don't forget it. You'll be glad you did!
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Museums Bring the Fun Indoors (IndyKids)

Nora Gold and Abby Gross | In winter, having fun inside can be a challenge. How many movies can you watch? How many video games can you play? So why not try something different and go to a museum? At a museum, you can find treasures of art, culture and history.
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Life in Prison (IndyKids)

Lucine Kasbarian | Book Review of "Life In Prison" Written by Stanley “Tookie” Williams with Barbara Becnel. As a teen, Stanley “Tookie” Williams thought prison was glamorous. He joined a notorious gang in Los Angeles called the Crips, and eventually became the gang’s leader. Convicted of killing four people and sent to prison, Tookie was sentenced to death. While held in prison, Tookie decided to reach out to kids who are at risk of following in his footsteps, show them that there is nothing glamorous about prison, and urge them to make better life choices than he had.

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Paying For Attention (IndyKids)

Abby Gross | Every year in winter, families gather to watch the Super bowl, but not everyone watching is interested in football. more...  0 Comments

Make the Right Moves (IndyKids)

Jonathan Turbin | Here’s what some New York City kids say about the grand game of Chess: more...  0 Comments

New Editorial Cartoon Series: "Your Jackass Slate For 2008!"

Mike Flugennock | Well, here we are not even six months after The Most Important Election Since The Last Mass Extinction Event and, like Christmas commercials during the World Series, the Democratic "stars" have already announced their intent to make political hay out of the disasters they allowed to happen for the past five years -- that is to say, announced their candidacies for the 2008 Presidential Fracas which, as any Democrat will tell you, will be The Most Important Election Since The Earth Cooled To A Temperature Conducive To Life. more...  2 Comments

The Mughrabi Gate project

Palestime | Save the banned human values and rights! more...  0 Comments

9-11 Petition needs 15000 signatures before its present to Congress

brian |

A petition has been created to force the US govt to release information relevant to 9-11.

The Jersey widows need 15000 signtures so they can present this to Congress. Lets get as many people to sign it as possible. more...  2 Comments

This Weekend, Emergency Impeachment Summit

nycnion | Join a large number of individuals and organizations this weekend for an emergency impeachment summit. Cindy Sheehan, Dennis Loo, John Nichols, a wide variety of hands-on workshops and more. more...  0 Comments

Lost Directions

budgie | The USA is that way! The most servile government in Australian history achieved a new ‘personal best’ in bootlicking today. Yesterday's parliament question time witnessed the Minister of Defence, Brendan (studs) Nelson and the Foreign Minister, Alexander (cream puff) Downer bending over forwards in preparation for Cheney’s visit. Astounding as it may seem to most Australians these two lackeys were attempting to score political points by extolling the virtues of neo-colonial subservience to the United States! more...  0 Comments

Iraq Peace Forum screening "Iraq For Sale" Sunday, 2/18 6:00 St. Mark's Church

March 19 Peace Actions | Acclaimed film delving into some of the economic motivations behind the United States invasion and occupation of Iraq - followed by an open mic discussion more...  0 Comments

This is proof that shows that USA is a police state

Osvaldo Budet | This is proof that shows that USA is a police state more...  2 Comments

The New IndyKids is Out!

IndyKids | This issue features articles on the war in Iraq, Lieutenant Watada who refused to be deployed to Iraq, climate change, hip hop around the world, kids playing chess, a feature on the Native American struggle for land, a student's bilingual German-English essay, puzzles and more! more...  0 Comments

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