WILDA RODRIGUEZ | Es hora que el independentismo organice una alianza con el Partido Popular Democrático. more... 0 Comments
Robert Jereski | Years after the majority of U.S. citizens and and over a year after the majority of U.S. military personnel were found to oppose the on-going occupation/war, what have we accomplished?
Amadi Ajamu | The federal lawsuit filed by Councilman Charles Barron's Chief of Staff, Viola Plummer, names NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn and the City of New York as defendants. Last month Judge William Pauley denied the defendants' summary judgment motion on the issue of "qualified immunity" for Speaker Quinn. Now Ms. Quinn's NYC Corporation Counsel lawyers have filed an appeal to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse Judge Pauley's decision. more... 2 Comments
AKBAYAN | AKBAYAN Citizens Action Party Rep. Risa Hontiveros said that dismissing Lozada’s explosive statement as an attempt to destabilize the country would not do, saying that what Lozada divulged lays accountability on the National Broadband Network (NBN) deal at the doorstep of Malacanang Presidential Palace.
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
raven | Just what Bush needs to declare martial law. more... 2 Comments
joe kay | The White House publicly acknowledged on Wednesday that President Bush has authorized the use of waterboarding, and that he may do so again in the future. The statements amount to an open admission of criminal activity on the part of the US government.
By Jack A. Smith | Q. What real social change can progressives expect from the two leading Democratic contenders for the presidential nomination who keep promising abundant change? A. About as much as the center of the political spectrum provides — trace to nothing. more... 0 Comments
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Indy Person | The 2008 elections are upon us, whether we like it or not. So, who's up? Who's Down? What does it all mean? And how can progressives and radicals best respond to the challenges and opportunities posed by the presidential elections? Indypendent contributors Jessica Lee, Arun Gupta, Steven Wishnia and Nicholas Powers will be discussing all of this and more at Freebird Books on Thursday at 8 p.m. at Freebird Books in Red Hook. Freebird Books is located at 123 Columbia near Kane. Nearest subway stop is the F train at Bergen St. more... 1 Comments
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Thomas Riggins | The 2005 popular vote in France that rejected the EU constitution is about to be reversed in the French Parliament if President Sarkozy has his way. more... 1 Comments
Jonathan Bennett | “When air monitors have been outlawed, only outlaws will have air monitors!”
Jorge Martin | More than 13,000 tonnes of food have been seized in the last two weeks in Venezuela as part of the Food Sovereignty Plan launched in order to fight speculation, hoarding and sabotage in the food distribution chain. In announcing the measures in his radio programme Allo Presidente on January 22, president Chávez said that "among the responsibilities of the government one of them is to attack the capitalist model, the monopolies and rackets, so that the people, the workers, together with the revolutionary government can take the country forward".
Elijah Gatewood | Why a third party candidate is needed for the
Josh Thompson | The Convention was the first official international instrument
Journalists for Mumia | The new video features a shortened slide show presentation of the newly discovered crime scene photos taken by press-photographer Pedro Polakoff, as well as Pam Africa, David A. Love, Linn Washington Jr, and Dave Lindorff. Also interesting is the exchange between the Reuters journalist covering the press conference, and the panel, as he questions them about why it took so long for the photos to emerge publicly as they are now. Later that day, his article was published as "Abu Jamal backers say new evidence merits retrial". 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... 1 Comments
Erin Thompson | More than a year after Sean Bell was killed by a barrage of police bullets on the night before his wedding, the chance for justice in his case remain uncertain. After a 10-minute hearing on Jan. 25, State Supreme Court Judge Arthur Cooperman agreed to a request by the three police officers indicted in Bell’s shooting to hold a bench trial in their case, sparing them from having to face a jury trial. The decision came just two days after an appeals court turned down a request by defense lawyers to move the trial outside of New York City. more... 1 Comments
Jeremy Scahill | Protesters who re-enacted one of Blackwater's worst civilian massacres in Iraq got jail time, while the real killers remain free. more... 2 CommentsPage 147 | Page 145
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