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NYC ELECTION NIGHT! Times Square:

MK Britton | Times Square erupted into celebration after Barack Obama was declared President-elect. Thousands gathered to show their support, crying and dancing and hugging one another. Police tried to control the crowd's exuberant revelry to little effect; people easily made their way past the barricades and onto the streets, blocking traffic and engaging drivers in the celebration. more...  3 Comments

NYC ELECTION NIGHT! Union Square:

MK Britton | A parade beginning in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn ends up in Union Square. Organized by Julian Barrett and Kyra Raskin, the parade was the result of only a few days of planning and was publicized via Facebook and e-mail lists. A 130 x 65 foot flag was procured by an e-mail correspondent. The flag, an impressive effort of several people over the course of a week, provided a centerpiece for the Union Square gathering. Dancers, musicians, and Obama supporters collected underneath the flag in celebration of the election. more...  6 Comments

Obama victory celebration in Williamsburg

Jacob Scheier | People took to the streets all over America, and elsewhere, to celebrate Obama's historic victory. Williamsburg was no exception. more...  6 Comments

Cleansing History: Expectations and Actions in an Obama Presidency

Coounterhegemonic | McCain’s insistent fear-mongering about Obama’s economic plan to “spread the wealth around” reflected a desperate campaign searching for a message that would tap into the assumed racial fears of whites. Indeed, the greatest fear among any oppressive racial grouping comes through “revenge-fantasies” about the diabolical capacities of those they oppress once the chains of oppression are loosened. more...  22 Comments

Protesting Dog!

santina | Today this dog exercised his right to demonstrate more...  1 Comments

WEDNESDAY is Phone for Parole Day for Herman Bell and Jalil Muntaqim!

NYC ABCF | Call NY Governor David A. Paterson between 9am and 1pm Eastern Standard
Time on Wednesday November 5th.

518-474-8390 more...  2 Comments

Political Burlesque

SelenaVarius | Enjoy some burlesque on the presidential campaign more...  1 Comments

NYC Election Night Party Preview: Activists Ready to Celebrate, Then Agitate

John Tarleton | Long before Bush-bashing became commonplace, radicals were speaking out from Day One and protesting against the policies of the most reactionary administration in modern U.S. history. Now, after eight long years, America stands on the verge of electing a charismatic, highly intelligent, moderate-to-liberal African-American president. So, who doesn’t want to party even if there are many reasons to be wary of Obama’s agenda and the people who are backing him?
Here’s a sampling of a few of the parties going on around town Tuesday night. more...  0 Comments

The Vote – A Blank Check for State Power

Ruthless Criticism | Voting is wrong! more...  0 Comments

U.S. Elections - Demanding Participation

Michael Fox | Democracy is not something that happens once every four years when you go vote for President, Senator, governor or congressman. It should be an every day act. We can no longer leave important local, regional or national decisions in the hands of our elected representatives alone. hey should be held accountable, not to their campaign contributors, but to the citizens who they are supposed to represent. So when we go vote tomorrow, we should not only consider which of the candidates is going to best represent us, but which candidate will be willing to fulfill this commitment and open up the greatest amount of dialogue with the voters. Which candidate will allow him/herself to be held accountable? Which candidate will pass power to the American people?

Unaccountable politicians and beltway lobbyists got us in to this mess. Only the American people can get us out. more...  0 Comments

Protest McCain tomorrow morning at Good Morning America

grimgrrrl | details below more...  3 Comments

"Terrorizing Dissent" RNC 2008 documentary in NYC, Minneapolis & Oakland Nov 3rd

rnc2008 video collective | Already shown in Madison, WI, Minneapolis, and St. Paul -- future screenings are scheduled for NYC, Grand Forks, ND, Maplewood, MN, and Baltimore, MD. Attend one of these screenings or schedule your own. more...  0 Comments

Clash of Titans: The GM-Chrysler Merger

Mumia Abu-Jamal | For generations corporate greed has devastated Michigan, like vampires sucked blood. They have upped production, while skimming pay rates. Remember the recent contracts that OK'ed lower pay for new, incoming workers? If workers don't fight for more union power, and then exercise that power for their class interests, then the vampires will only suck more. more...  0 Comments

Dec. 6 Intl. Day of Action for Mumia Abu-Jamal (includes new flyer)

Intl Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia | International Day of Action, Dec.6, Philadelphia. For transportation from NYC, see freemumia.com and the flyer below. more...  0 Comments

HAS THE US CONGRESS BEEN DUPED ON THIS ONE ???

LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS | IF THIS HORROR OF EVENTS IS A TRUE SITUATION AND ALSO HAPPENING NATIONWIDE, THEN THE CURRENT FEDERAL APPEAL PROCESS HAS BEEN OPERATING WITHOUT PROPER SUPERVISION AND OVERSIGHT FROM OUR JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND WILL OBVIOUSLY REQUIRE A NATIONAL JUDICIAL INVESTIGATION !!!

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PHILIPPINES: Labor export policy is anti-women, anti-development

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) | – The country should not take pride in being the model in terms of labor migration, according to women’s groups who are engaging the Second Global Forum on Migration on Development (GFMD).

Mercy Fabros of FDC Women’s Committee today said that what is happening is “an indictment of the failure of the national economy to provide employment and to care for its people.”

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The Real Manchurian Candidate

mindwideopen | This site is a real eye-opener more...  1 Comments

McKinney (and Kucinich) voted FOR war against Afghanistan in 2001

"Skinny" John McDermott | OOPS! Just got verification that McKinney (and Kucinich) voted FOR war against Afghanistan in 2001. more...  0 Comments

Memo to Progressives for Obama

Joshua Frank, CounterPunch | Unless John McCain has a bombshell of a scandal to drop on Barack Obama at the 11th hour, this election is beginning to look like it's in the bag for the Democrats. The Republicans will finally be kicked out of the White House and peace and calm will slowly return to Washington. more...  24 Comments

Other Voices TV: The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jama

Journalists for Mumia | J. Patrick O'Connor is the author of the new book The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal. During O'Connor's SF Bay Area book tour this October, he was a guest on the 'Other Voices' television show, produced by the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center. The one-hour show can be viewed here. more...  0 Comments

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