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BAYAN Philippines & BAYAN USA on Labor Leader Ka Bel

BAYAN | The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan pays its highest tribute to our former chairman, Crispin "Ka Bel" Beltran after his untimely passing on May 20, 2008. We give our most heartfelt condolences to the family, comrades, friends and the millions of supporters who are grieving the loss of an outstanding fighter for national and social liberation and a beloved leader of the Filipino working class and people. more...  0 Comments

Spinning the News - The FARC-EP Files, Venezu

Stephen Lendman | Interpol report suggests FARC-EP files fake. more...  0 Comments

Clinton Campaign Appears Stalled

Todd A. Davis | A short article about the Clinton, and Obama race for the nomination. more...  5 Comments

Wake-up, America!

Peter Stern | What has happened to us? When did we get so weak and detached?

Wake-up, America! more...  2 Comments

Memorias del “Poder Popular” en la economía venezolana

El Libertario, Venezuela | * En la primera parte se hace un balance de lo ocurrido en Venezuela tras al menos 7 años de pretendida construcción de una economía de producción socialista, en donde los datos disponibles y los hechos comprobables evidencian el fracaso de la gestión chavista. La segunda sección detalla lo que se oculta tras la recompra estatal de la mayoría accionaria en la principal planta siderurgica del país. more...  0 Comments

Daniel McGowan is Being Moved

Family and Friends of Daniel McGowan | Hello, all -

We just found out that Daniel has been transferred out of FCI Sandstone. more...  0 Comments

Phili COP RIOT 3-4 Times Worse Than Rodney King, 15 Cops Taken Off Streets

chyeah, right | Question: Who beats COPS into submission when THEY riot? Relax, yahoo coppers, it's just another phrasing of the same old adage, "Who polices the police?"
Click here for CBS 2 News video (2 clips totaling 25 seconds) of over 15 cops beating 3 civilians. Incident occurred May 5, aired May 7, 2008 (same day as Sean Bell action), shot by Fox 29 TV News helicopter:
 http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=4078913n more...  0 Comments

Officer Discliplined After Questioning Black Police Commander

from WNYC, May 11 | A city police officer has been disciplined after he and a colleague (both plainclothes) stopped and questioned a black motorist who turned out to be one of the NYPD's highest ranking commanders (also plainclothes). more...  1 Comments

IS THIS US CONGRESSIONAL INJUSTICE RACIST, OR CALLOUS NEGLECT ?

Glenn |


NO $$ NO JUSTICE NO LOBBY, NO US SENATE ASSISTANCE ! NO $$ NO LOBBY == 100,000 INNOCENT AMERICANS FALSELY IMPRISONED IN US. ****TENS OF THOUSANDS OF INNOCENT POORER AMERICAN PRISON INMATES NEED INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE FOR LEGAL FEES IN HELPING THEM ATTEMPT TO EXONERATE THEMSELVES FROM THE US PENAL COLONIES !!

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Frances Fox Piven's "Challenging Authority"

Stephen Lendman | Advancing disruptive social protests for change. more...  0 Comments

Thurs 7-10pm: WBAI special on Mumia!

Free Mumia! | Pam Africa, head of International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal, is asking all to tune in to WBAI-FM, 99.5 on your FM radio dial (www. wbai. com if your outside of NYC), on Thursday, May 15th, from 7PM-10PM for a very special broadcast on Mumia Abu-Jamal. more...  0 Comments

Layoffs, Pink Slips, and A Plan to Take Back Washington

Debbie Morgan | The sheer lack of representation in our government, Local, State, and Federal, has many up in arms as to what can be done. Here are just a few suggestions! more...  0 Comments

VIDEO: May 13 Remembered; Free the MOVE 9!

Hans Bennett | On May 10, the MOVE organization and supporters (many from New York City) gathered at 11th and Market to protest the imprisonment of the MOVE 9, on the 23rd anniversary of the May 13, 1985 bombing of the MOVE's West Philadelphia home. more...  0 Comments

Congress comes to NYC to address Bell family

Ann Schneider | House Judiciary Committee hears civil rights complaints more...  0 Comments

What the hell is going on in Burma?

Jacob Fahrer | The corporate-sponsored Burmese government has perpetrated terrible human rights abuses in previous decades and in the wake of an extremely powerful cyclone is allowing hundreds of thousands to die. more...  0 Comments

VIDEO: MOVE 9 Parole, 'Justice Be Damned'

Hans Bennett | On May 1, the day of his book's release, author J. Patrick O'Connor was interviewed at Philadelphia City Hall about "The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal." In part three of this interview, he condemns the recent decision by the PA Parole Board denying parole for the three remaining MOVE 9 women. more...  0 Comments

BLACKWATER MAKES COMEBACK

Thomas Riggins | US rehires Blackwater making a mockery of international and Congressional outrage over its activities. more...  0 Comments

City Council Members Join PSC Budget Effort to Stop CUNY Cuts

Dorothee Benz/Professional Staff Congress | Fourteen City Council Members joined more than 150 City University of New York (CUNY) faculty, staff and students at a City Hall press conference today calling on the Mayor and the City Council to restore budget cuts to CUNY that the Mayor proposed in his Executive Budget last week, and to provide additional, urgently needed funds for our city’s university. more...  0 Comments

Tuesday! Delicious Letter-Writing Dinner for PP Tsutomu Shirosaki!

NYC ABCF | Tuesday May 13th!
7pm Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Night at the 123 Community Space!
brought to you by your friendly neighborhood NYC Anarchist Black Cross more...  0 Comments

Coalition initiates coordinated blockades in response to Sean Bell verdict

Amy L. Dalton | "If you're not going to lock up the guilty in this town, then I guess you're going to have to lock up the innocent," declared the Rev. Al Sharpton as he and other religious and community leaders, at the request of the family of Sean Bell, announced plans for a series of traffic blockades. In response, people converged on a half-dozen selected intersections, some intent on arrests and others to support. Here are pictures from the action that began at Varick & Houston Streets, marched slowly for a half mile along a route that was not disclosed in advance to those gathered, and stopped to block two adjacent intersections at Hudson & Canal, resulting in nearly two dozen arrests. Representing in colors were the NAACP and SEIU. more...  4 Comments

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