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Regional Elections in Venezuela Live on Radio Venezuela en Vivo, Nov. 22 & 23

Radio Venezuela en Vivo Collective | Radio Venezuela en Vivo is back on the air this weekend to cover Venezuela's local and regional elections! Listen in, feel free to link to the site and and please pass the word on! more...  0 Comments


chick | Come fast and scare the tourists! Bring the family and a dish! 39th NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING, with United American Indians of New England (UAINE) Thursday, 27 November 2008 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM (rally - march - potluck) Plymouth, Mass more...  0 Comments

Protest to End the Federal Reserve tomorrow, in 39 cities

me | Endless war? Inflation tax? Bailouts for Wall Street? The Fed did it. END THE FED!
Join us in confronting this unconstitutional, privately owned banking cartel that our leaders refuse to talk about.
Saturday, November 22nd, 2008, MEET AT 1pm at the CORNER OF Liberty St and Church St on 11.22. Then march to the FED and back to park. more...  0 Comments

The Fight for “Real Rent Reform” Begins: Democrats Win Majority in State Senate - Will it Clear the Way for Pro-Tenant Bills?

Kenny Schaeffer | After nearly 50 years of Republican control of the New York State Senate, Democrats and the Working Families Party unseated two long-term incumbents to gain a 32-30 majority on Nov. 4. This should pave the way for long-overdue legislation to address New York City’s housing crisis that tenants’ groups have been working on for years. more...  0 Comments

Turning the Corner

Sudhama Ranganathan |

During the tenure of the now outgoing Bush administration we watched our government play out a series of acts which for many strained our faith in the highest office. That office allowed intelligence warning of attacks on our homeland to slip idly by. The same office clamped down on its citizens freedoms when it was their own mistakes that landed us in trouble. They ignored reports of insufficient evidence to prove weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. They then invaded Iraq on the premise there were WMD and none have yet to be found. The US economy and the US dollar value slid rapidly under their watch, due in no small part to an overly zealous policy of de-regulation.

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Obama’s Advisers and Transition Team

forwarded by Skinny John | As speculations abound over who President-elect Barack Obama will name to key cabinet positions, we look at some of the central figures advising Obama, many of whom are leading candidates for posts in the next administration. We speak with Jeremy Scahill, author of the new piece “This Is Change? 20 Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons to Watch for in Obama’s White House,” and David Corn, author of “The Agents of Change on Obama’s Transition Team.” [includes rush transcript] [Obama supporters, is this what you voted for? - Skinny John] more...  0 Comments

Obama supporters: The Trouble With Eric Holder

forwarded by Skinny John | Holder was part of the legal team that in 2005 developed strategies for securing re-authorization of the Patriot Act, the anti-democracy legislation that your incoming President Obama voted to renew! Is this what you voted for? more...  1 Comments

Resistance rises in the Dominican Republic

Emmanuel Santos | Emmanuel Santos looks at state repression in the Dominican Republic and the spreading resistance. more...  0 Comments

Extrajudicial Assassinations As Official Israeli Policy

Stephen Lendman | Israel and America share this policy. more...  0 Comments

From the White House to Your House: Change Needed in New York City

Jaisal Noor | The Indypendent’s Jaisal Noor sat down with two veteran progressive journalists to discuss the impact of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to run for a third term, what might be expected from the administration of President-elect Barack Obama and the role of community-based, grassroots organizing. more...  0 Comments

AIG, Congress and the Taxpayers

Debbie Morgan | Why are we continuing to let the government bail out a failing business that is misusing taxpayer money? Surely there are independently owned businesses, and even individuals, that could put that money to far better use. more...  0 Comments


NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | [I]t will be interesting to see how antiwar activists react to this. Are they antiwar or just anti-Republican? more...  0 Comments

Riñas sangrientas por el santo botín

Luis Agüero Wagner | Ya lo sentenció Montalvo, para la codicia nada es sagrada y si el Ave Fénix cayera en sus manos, se la comería o la vendería. more...  0 Comments



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Support Parole for Political Prisoner Seth Hayes

Robert Seth Hayes Support Committee | Robert “Seth” Hayes is a U.S. political prisoner and former member of the Black Panther Party who has been imprisoned in New York state for more than three decades. When Seth was convicted in 1974, his sentence was 25 years to life. The implicit understanding at the time of his sentencing was that Seth would serve 25 years as a minimum, after which time he would be eligible for release based on his record and conduct in prison.

In December of 2008, Seth will be going before the parole board for the sixth time. more...  0 Comments

Worse Than the Great Depression?

Stephen Lendman | a distinct possibility more...  1 Comments

An Evening of Education and Solidarity with Political Prisoners

Free Mumia Coalition, Resistance in Brooklyn | Participants in the panel discussion will include the Rev. Claudia de la Cruz of Iglesia San Romera de las Americas, Francisco Torres of the San Francisco 8, former political prisoner Tariq Haskins, Matt Meyer, editor of Let Freedom Ring, Ramona Africa, MOVE, Janine Green of Anarchist Black Cross, and Suzanne Ross of the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition (NYC), with Esperanza Martell as facilitator. more...  0 Comments

Philippine social movements storm US Embassy

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) | Philippine social movements hit G-20 summit’s exclusivity, call for a new and democratic world order

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Religion y poder, cóctel letal

Luis Agüero Wagner | No es el fundamentalismo religioso como herramienta política, por lo tanto, el único rasgo en común que podríamos señalar entre el Papa Borgia y el clérigo-presidente de Paraguay Fernando. more...  0 Comments

G20 leaders told to back off by Filipino workers

Labor Party - Philippines | Relegating the world’s future to the hands of same leaders who created the current global economic crisis is a recipe to further disaster, according to Partido ng Manggagawa (Workers Party), a militant labor party in the country which joined hundreds of other protesters in a march to the US embassy this morning in time for the G20 Summit in Washington DC.

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