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5,000 youth, students join 'People's SONA'

League of Filipino students | Around 5,000 youth and students from different universities, high schools and urban poor communities participated in today's People's State of the Nation Address mobilization.

Youth groups Anakbayan, League of Filipino Students, Student Christian Movement of the Philippines, College Editors' Guild of the Philippines, National Union of Students of the Philippines and Kabataan Party led students from UP, PUP, UE, UST, San Beda, FEU, DLSU, Miriam College, Ateneo, GAUF, EARIST and some high schools around the metro. more...  0 Comments

NY Filipinos Protest Arroyo's State of the Nation Address

BAYAN USA | New York-- Fifth Avenue's Philippine Consulate was the sight of a 50+ strong protest action last Sunday jointly organized by the US Chapter of Bagong Alysang Makabayan (BAYAN USA) and the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON), two nationwide coalitions of cause-oriented Filipino groups and individuals across the United States.

Member organizations from the two coalitions each delivered speeches of concern over the annual State of the Nation Address (or SONA) delivered by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo this week in the halls of the Philippine Congress more...  0 Comments

Filipino workers slam Arroyo for its consistent failure to clip the jobs crisis

Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) | A dismal failure! This is the verdict of workers belonging to the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) as they slammed the Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) administration ahead of her State of the Nation Address (SONA) for its consistent failure to clip the jobs crisis.
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Philippines: On Mrs. Arroyo’s 7th State of the Nation Address

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) | "Gloria's economy is not working." This is what the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) said of Mrs. Arroyo's flamboyant and rosy economic claims; two days shy from the Executive's 7th State of the Nation Address (SONA) this 23rd of July.

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Next 9/11, Summer, 2007?

Captain Eric H. May | Former army military intelligence and public affairs officer, Captain Eric H. May, analyzes the prospects and probabilities of a Summer 2007 Bush Administration false flag attack on a U.S. city. more...  1 Comments

Filipino Workers will continue fight against the terror law

Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) | The Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) today called on labor solidarity against the anti-terrorism law, which takes effect today and declared support for moves to bring the Constitutionality of the law to the Supreme Court.

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Bush Executive Order: Criminalizing the Antiwar Movement

Chossudovski reader | The Executive Order entitled "Blocking Property of Certain Persons Who Threaten Stabilization Efforts in Iraq" provides the President with the authority to confiscate the assets of whoever opposes the US led war.

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Callout: 5 Days of Direct Action and Economic Sabotage!!!

anonymous | Callout for 5 days of decentralized direct action and economic sabotage
Across Turtle Island (North America)
August 17-21, to culminate August 20 & 21,
The days of the SPP meetings in Montebello, Québec. more...  0 Comments

Troops Out Now Coalition Rallies Anti-War Forces in Times Square

K. Cyr | The sounds of protest at Times Square rose above the din of taxi horns and emergency sirens that usually fill the air during the afternoon rush hour. || Photos 1 more...  3 Comments

Celebrate First Amendment before Critical Mass

savitri d | Join us. Demonstrate a fierce and convivial spirit of non cooperation with New York City’s laws and “regulations” regarding meeting, filming, shouting, biking, parading, and dancing which, taken together comprise a serious threat to our freedom as well as our ability to defend that freedom. more...  3 Comments

All the President’s Enablers: PAUL KRUGMAN - Bush Enablers +

PAUL KRUGMAN - THE NEW YORK TIMES | KRUGMAN: President Bush has plenty of enablers — people who understand the folly of his actions, but refuse to do anything to stop him.

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Quote of the Day: 'Helen NYC' on Giuliani | "Since Americans outside of NYC with a house and a garage and kids and a dog are unlikely to be blown up by a terrorist, perhaps they should defer to us New Yorkers on the issue of security since we will be the most likely to be affected. more...  0 Comments

CIA defines 'news' as bought and paid for

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Universal Healthcare and its hopeful future

John O'Hagan | Private insurance must go! more...  1 Comments

NYC Healthcare Activists Push for Single-Payer System

K. Cyr | There are 45 million uninsured in the U.S. as well as tens of millions of more Americans who rely on private insurance to cover expenses and are not receiving adequate care. As Hadas Their, a member of the International Socialist Organization, asked the community at Wednesday’s forum, “Do we want to leave our health in the hands of a privatized organization that makes a profit out of treating patients?” The answer was no. more...  0 Comments



Troops Out Now Rally at U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station

K. Cyr | photographs from July 16 Rally more...  0 Comments

NY Fil-Ams Hit SC Summit, Gears for State of the Nation Address

Filexpress | NEW YORK - The New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP) criticized the Supreme Court's (SC)National Summit for Extra Judicial Killings and Enforced Disappearances in Manila as hypocritical and a desperate attempt of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) to smokescreen her regime's crumbling record on human rights. more...  0 Comments

Sole NYC Tara Protester carries on alone!

Thursday July 19, 2007

Sole NYC Tara Protester carries on alone!

Congratulations to NYC IFC member Aoife Rivera Serrano on clearly
articulating the issues despite being the sole protester at the Free
State consulate in NYC last Friday.

For photos from IFC protests at the consulate in Chicago and other
cities please go to

- The Irish Freedom committee more...  0 Comments

Action ALERT: Urge Indonesia to Remove Indicted Officer from West Papua

ETAN | The presence in West Papua of Col. Burhanuddin Siagian, a senior Indonesian army officer indicted for crimes against humanity charges in East Timor (now called Timor-Leste) endangers human rights defenders and political activists. Recently Col. Siagian threatened to “destroy” peaceful dissidents in the contested region. more...  0 Comments

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