Paul Werner | Workers for the French National Museum system have taken over a building more... 0 Comments
Watchdog | With few exceptions, our presidential menu offers only homicidal candidates.
Brecht Forum | During the world-wide revolutionary upsurges of 1968, Columbia University was the site of a series of important and interconnected struggles. As the protest movements against the seemingly endless war in Vietnam continued to escalate in size and militancy, Columbia students and community members were simultaneously organizing against the Universities plans to expand into Harlem, displacing thousands of mostly black residents. These campaigns, targeting both the war at home and abroad, led to several interesting alliances and coalitions both on and off campus. more... 0 Comments
New York Law Journal, January 31, 2008 | Approval of a bid to construct new sports fields and revamp 36
Truthseeker | Italy's former President Francesco Cossiga has told Italy's "most respected newspaper" [Corriere della Sera] that the 9-11 attacks "were run by the CIA and Mossad and that this was common knowledge amongst global intelligence agencies."
Thomas Riggins | New book by David Levering Lewis discusses the Islamic culture of Al Andalus more... 0 Comments
RNC WC booking agent | Network, learn the lay of the land, and get the lowdown on the plans and logistics already in place to crash the convention this summer in Minneapolis! more... 0 Comments
SP-USA (NYC) | While mainstream
Jack A. Smith | Clinton, Obama and Edwards may be better than the Republicans who seek the presidential nomination, but none of them is capable of truly meeting the needs of the American people. When will progressives go beyond voting for candidates representing the politics of the center and center-right? more... 1 Comments
Ann M. Schneider | Firebrand Margarita Lopez faced off with Rosie Mendez, current councilwoman for the Lower East Side on January 23rd when Mendez held a City Council hearing on the eviction practices of the New York City Housing Authority, on whose Board Lopez now sits. Long-term tenants can be evicted for flimsy reasons without ever seeing a Judge. The law currently only entitles residents to an administrative hearing at which the rule of evidence don’t apply. more... 3 Comments
La Peña Del Bronx, REBEL DIAZ | For 500 years , The Mapuche have resisted the colonial oppressors. Whether, Spain or Argentina or Chile the history of this proud nation has been one of resistance and struggle.
Alex Kane | A “Harlem Community Forum” organized by Nellie Hester Bailey, director of the Harlem Tenants Council, was held on January 23 at the Ambrose Church on West 130th Street. Around 60 people came out to the event, which was billed as a response to the Bloomberg proposal to rezone 125th Street in Central Harlem. The six panelists touched on a diversity of issues including race, gentrification and the connection between this proposal and the Columbia University planned gentrification of West Harlem. more... 6 Comments
Mike - Community Voices Heard | Group Targets Obama and Clinton to Move Forward
votePSL | The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. La Riva/Puryear demand that the Black community be compensated fully, with interest, for the historical racism and wrongs forced upon them by capitalism. more... 1 Comments
Worker Freedom | In the watered-down version of what passes for history these days, what the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was doing when he was assassinated is left out. In the current atmosphere of unbridled hostility to labor organizing, it's worthwhile to recall those final days of his life. more... 0 Comments
Debbie Lewis | Do we really want change on Capitol Hill? We say we do, so why aren’t we looking for it? more... 1 Comments
NYCISPES | How are anti-terrorism laws used to restrict activists around the world? Who are the Suchitoto 13? Why are Puerto Rican activists in NYC being subpoenaed? Is the US still using El Salvador as a testing ground for state repression?
C. Nicholl | "The guaranteed minimum income will be very different from welfare. Everyone will get it. So there will be no stigma attached to getting it. There will be no red tape, no entrapping rules, no case workers drained of their humanity, and the rest of the demeaning rituals of enforced head-bowing associated with getting public assistance. The guaranteed minimum income will be something you get as a citizen, something you can depend on." more... 0 Comments
Joseph A. Bello | If Mayor Bloomberg (or any other elected official) really cared for veterans as they say they do then why do we (as a community) have to continue to fight tooth and nail just to get anything accomplished? Why doesn't the Mayor and/or Council Speaker meet with us in true partnership, discuss the issues and problems and find honest and open ways to address them instead of black-listing people, saying nothing, forcing it on the community and then saying they support veterans? more... 0 Comments
email@example.com | Your Borough President loves snap-eyed peas and healthy food. He supports community-based planning and did all he could to stop the Columbia expansion, over-development on the far West Side, and the proposed high-rises on the East Side of Manhattan.
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