Steve Peacock | Rising fuel prices and truck-based shipping expenses are spelling trouble for U.S. policymakers, who now are exploring ways to strengthen, as an alternative, new highways, commercial railways and ports. Specifically, the federal government is taking action through an endeavor known as... the Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Corridor Transportation Initiative. more... 0 Comments
FREEDOM | Giorgio Almirante Awards ceremony. Giorgio Almirante (1914-88) was the top leader of Italian neo-fascism. In the days of the Nazi occupation he was in the editorial staff of La Difesa Della Razza [Defending The Race], a vicious antisemitic magazine. more... 0 Comments
Thomas Riggins | New IAEA report will embolden Bush-Cheney-McCain war plans. more... 0 Comments
brian | The political behaviour of MDC-T in calling for and supporting illegal economic and trade sanctions against Zimbabwe in an attempt to cripple its infrastructure and invite foreign military forces and corporations; just for a change of government, are acts of treason without question according to US law. more... 0 Comments
Stephen Lendman | Call it NAFTA on steroids. more... 1 Comments
Weekly News Update | Alvarez is a longtime associate of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) "asset" Luis Posada Carriles. The US has charged that he smuggled Posada into the US in a shrimping boat in March 2005; his current prison sentence stems from apparent plans for armed attacks on Cuba.
FREEDOM | If you want to know WHAT controls the European media…
Workers International League | As Barack Obama’s anti-war rhetoric is blasted around the country in his attempt to seal the Democratic nomination, his real position on U.S. militarism is being revealed discretely to his political, military, and corporate colleagues.
Action | A leading Italian neo-fascist with a nine-year conviction for conspiracy after the bombing of Bologna train station in 1980 has taken a seat in the European Parliament. more... 0 Comments
brian | Did you know?
El Libertario, Venezuela | * Con este artículo -publicado en El Libertario # 53, mayo/junio 2008, p. 3- se da merecida respuesta a obtusas afirmaciones del presidente venezolano en referencia al anarquismo como ideal y como práctica. more... 0 Comments
El Libertario, Venezuela | * From false co-management and cooperatives to the deceitful EPS, we present a balance of what has happened in Venezuela after at least 7 years of pretending to build a socialist economy, where the available data and verifiable facts belie the failure of the Chavez administration. more... 0 Comments
Soozy Duncan | A crowd of 50 protesters took it to the streets on Thursday afternoon, in what has been one of many protests following the complete acquittal of 3 police officers in the shooting death of Sean Bell. Bell, age 23, was killed in a hail of 50 police bullets on November 25, 2006, the morning of what would have been his wedding day. On April 25, 2008, the 3 officers indicted in the killing were acquitted on each of the 8 counts which had been brought against them for the incident. more... 0 Comments
Savitri D | The Union Square Pavilion, an icon of free speech and free assembly, is slated to be turned into a swanky restaurant, about the last thing this particular neighborhood needs. Public money built this park in the first place. The city shouldn't hand over OUR park to private businesses to make a profit.
Mumia Abu-Jamal | Politics is often seen and interpreted as, well, 'the will of the people.' It is often described in lofty judicial decisions and thick political science texts as democracy in action--the People choosing their Government, and ultimately, the American 'way of life.'
Workers World |
Daniel Goldstein | Bruce Ratner’s $4 billion, 22-acre, 16-skyscraper Atlantic Yards proposal is in jeopardy due to a perfect storm: turmoil in the credit markets, the demise of the real estate boom, the astronomical increases in construction material costs, a lack of available tax-free housing subsidies, relentless community opposition and vigorous state and federal litigation. more... 1 Comments
Indypendent Staff | Fourteen New York City Council Members joined more than 150 City University of New York (CUNY) faculty, staff and students at a City Hall press conference May 7 calling on the mayor and the City Council to restore $44 million in budget cuts to CUNY that the mayor proposed in his Executive Budget in early May and to provide additional urgently needed funds for the city’s university.
Team Colors & the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest | Doubtless, there will be some—perhaps ten, perhaps ten thousand—for whom the conventions are a life-changing experience, and others for whom they will be non-events. We get out of life what we put in. But one has to prioritize—so how important are these conventions, anyway? more... 0 Comments
Dwight Hines | Concerns about the loss of scientific integrity by federal and state environmental agencies because of political pressures need to be resolved in fair courts so we can work at restoring our natural and cultural ecologies. Environmental justice and strict science must proceed on parallel paths in the lab and in the courts to attain optimal qualities of life for all of us.
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