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Separatism and Empire Building in the 21st Century

James Petras | Throughout modern imperial history, ‘Divide and Conquer’ has been the essential ingredient in allowing relatively small and resource-poor European countries to conquer nations vastly larger in size and populations and richer in natural resources. more...  0 Comments

Sean Bell Summer

Aman Gill | More than a month after the notguilty verdict in the Sean Bell case, community organizations are trying to build momentum to implement NYPD reforms, including establishing an independent prosecutor’s office and reducing the presence of armed police in schools, while starting neighborhood initiatives to film police activities. more...  0 Comments

U.S. Economy doing well? Think again.

Peter Stern | The U.S. economy is in danger of sinking like a stone. more...  0 Comments

James Cason, un Nerón en la Tierra sin mal

Luis Agüero Wagner | En estos momentos el teólogo de la liberación concluye su visita a Corea, donde prometió garantías para invertir a los empresarios de la Secta Moon, tras lo cual se abocará a preparar su encuentro con el líder mundial de la lucha contra el terrorismo more...  0 Comments

Chavez Revamps His Intelligence Services: The Corporate Media React

Stephen Lendman | The anti-Chavez campaign continues. more...  0 Comments

NYC Book Signing: "The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal," June 24

FreeMumia.com | TUESDAY, JUNE 24TH, 6PM -----BOOK-SIGNING FOR "THE FRAMING OF MUMIA ABU-JAMAL" WITH AUTHOR J. PATRICK O'CONNOR ---at THE BRECHT FORUM 451 WEST STREET (between Bank & Bethune Streets) ---Bring your questions and ideas to author Pat O'Connor; MOVE's Minister of Information Ramona Africa; head of International Concerned Family & Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Pam Africa; surprise guests--& YOU, who have the power to release Mumia now! more...  0 Comments

Quake Risk in China Unheeded?

Thomas Riggins | It seems everyone fell down on the job. Local officials were negligent (some may have been corrupt) and scientists did not sufficiently raise the alarm. more...  0 Comments

Compare Language in “Hitler’s Laws” with Pending U.S. Senate Bill S.1959

Dan Scott | Stop "The Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act" more...  1 Comments

Homage to Manuel Marulanda

James Petras | Pedro Antonio Marin, better know as Manuel Marulanda and ‘Tiro Fijo (Sure Shot)’, was the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-Peoples Army (FARC-EP). He was without a doubt the greatest revolutionary peasant leader in the history of the Americas. more...  0 Comments

Hearing in the European Parliament on Colombia

Agencia Prensa Rural | Hearing in the European Parliament
Aid for peace in the midst of war: The case of the ACVC - The
Campesino Association of the Cimitarra River Valley

Agencia Prensa Rural / Thursday 5 June 2008

The hearing called by parliamentary socialists, greens and left
looking to publicize in the European legislative grave humanitarian
situation prevailing in the Magdalena Medio, characterized by extra
judicial killings of peasants by the Colombian army, the activity of
the squads death in the region, indiscriminate fumigations with
glyphosate and the criminalization of political activity of the ACVC.

The ACVC makes an open call to their counterparts, partners and
friends in Europe to participate in the hearing.

Reports: 0034-6223016  asociacion.campesina@gmail.com www.prensarural.org more...  0 Comments

UNION SQUARE BANNER DROP

Savitri D | Reverend Billy, Savitri D and Mark Read unfurled a banner down the face of the Union Square Park Pavilion Wednesday evening to draw attention to the threat of privitization. Come out Thursday at 5. more images at revbilly.com more...  0 Comments

South Koreans Demonstrate Against US Beef

Thomas Riggins | Mass protest brings temporary victory for South Koreans. more...  0 Comments

define the Democratic Party

Todd S. Purdum | disappointed by his shortcomings more...  0 Comments

July Delegation to Venezuela: Human Rights, Food Sovereignty & Social Change

Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY | 10-day trip to Venezuela (July 11-21) examining advances in food sovereignty and other initiatives for social change. Meet with farmers, community leaders, and government officials. Sightseeing and visits to some of the country's beautiful natural areas will also be included. Anyone interested should email cbalbertolovera@ gmail.com as soon as possible. Space is limited. **For students and folks in their 20's-30's ** more...  0 Comments

Pictures from GHI-HIP Privatization Protest

Alex Nathanson | This past Friday a group of about 18 people met to protest the privatization of GHI-HIP. more...  1 Comments

Revolution Clubs lead ongoing Sean Bell protests

Alex Nathanson | On May 29 the Harlem Revolutionary Club organized at Union Square to protest the Sean Bell verdict. more...  2 Comments

BABBLING BROOKS

Thomas Riggins | NYT columnist reveals just how ignorant he is about the Middle East! more...  0 Comments

“Town Hall” Event Criticizes Bloomberg Administration’s Failed Homeless Policy

Alex Kane | The event, organized by Picture the Homeless, a grassroots organization led by homeless or formerly homeless people, consisted of different skits to highlight the often humiliating process that homeless people go through in order to get assistance, as well as a panel discussion. On the panel was Jessica Hurd of Citywide Task Force on Housing Court, and David Holmes, Dolores Williams and Abdul Sabur of Picture the Homeless. Letitia Ledan, an organizer trainee with Picture the Homeless, moderated the event. more...  1 Comments

Executive Signing Statements

Ann Ikemann | Pharaoh Bush - Let My People Go
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Disturbing 2008 Global Peace Index Report

Stephen Lendman | GPI unfairly targets Venezuela. more...  0 Comments

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