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Emergency: Stop the Ecexution of Frances Newton!

International Action Center | Join the campaign to stop the execution of Frances Newton! more...  3 Comments

Sibel Edmonds Speaks

Messenger | What connection does Sibel Edmonds' story have to the prosecution of Larry Franklin, Steve Rosen, and Keith Weissman of the Pentagon/AIPAC spy scandal? And for that matter, to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001? The answer has something to do with international drug, weapon, and money-laundering rings, and their ties to terrorists and unnamed officials of the Departments of State and Defense. more...  0 Comments

'Reverend' Robertson: Christian killer on video

Foreign Press Foundation | Robertson, host of the US 'Christian' Broadcasting Network's, The 700 Club, and founder of the 'Christian Coalition of America', called for the assassination of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. - What happened to the Bible's: 'Thou shalt not Kill'?
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Images: Bike Lane Liberation Day

fred askew | Bicyclists gather on 2nd Ave. to "ticket" motorized vehicles parked or standing in the bike lane more...  10 Comments

Billionaires Support Their Silent Advocate, Betsy Gotbaum, at City Hall

Maya Foxnew | Getting drunk on power, Billionaires for Betsy and Bloomberg took time off backroom schmoozing and dealing at City Hall to show their support for their Silent Advocate, Betsy, brandishing signs saying "Silence is Golden" and "Silence=Wealth." "We are truly Buy-Partisan, as that is the way to get things done at City Hall, whether it is a 1.6 Billion dollars of Corporate Welfare for Morgan Stanley, or 20 to 40 story buildings in Brooklyn", says Emma Nent Domain.
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PROTEST requested at Bloomberg's speech at Pace University

Lauren | Bloomberg will be giving a speech on "Crime, Police, Criminal Justice and Terrorism" more...  11 Comments

When are foreign troops overstaying their welcome?

populist | Almost always, to be sure! Anytime. anywhere! more...  0 Comments

The 'new constitution' in Iraq is illegal.

Foreign Press Foundation | The Geneva Conventions (IV) of 1949 - also signed by the United States - prohibit the modification of the domestic laws or legal institutions of the occupied power. more...  0 Comments

“WARNING: You Are Under Martial Law”

Karen Kilroy | Each one of us must come forward and do something to bring a stop to this war. more...  2 Comments

1933 Berlin a calling?

EyesWideOpen | Check out the videos here. Are we that far away from a police state yet folks? more...  11 Comments

Eminent Domain Abuse Again!

Big Cities, Big Boxes | Richard Musick has been writing eloquent op-eds lately, most recently a piece that appeared in The New York Sun on Friday, August 19, called Too Valuable? about the threat of the city's use of eminent domain hanging over Willets Point... more...  0 Comments

As NYPD Shifts Policy, Actors with Police Costumes at Risk for Arrest

Josh | Responding to an apparent but unannounced shift in NYPD policy, the Screen Actors Guild is warning its members that they may be arrested if the police discover they are carrying a police uniform. more...  2 Comments

Pittsburgh Police Use Tasers At Counter-Recruiting Demo

CounterRecruiter | Pittsburgh Indymedia has more coverage on the protests including video of the shooting. At least five protesters were arrested and two were hospitalized. One woman was bit by a police dog. A second woman suffered injuries after being shot... [Read More] more...  1 Comments

Stand up for your Rights!

Brian | The people united will never be defeated!!! more...  0 Comments

State Governors Sharpen Attacks on Oppressed Immigrants

Alex Gould | On Friday August 12, Arizona governor Bill Richardson, a Democrat, declared a state of emergency in the counties bordering Mexico. On Monday, Janet Napolitano, the Democratic governor of Arizona, declared a similar emergency in her state. The California legislature is debating a similar declaration. Usually associated with disasters such as floods and earthquakes, these state of emergency declarations are being issued to get 3.25 million dollars in federal funds to increase the militarized policing of the US-Mexico border. more...  2 Comments

Fascists Don't Resign. They Must Be Removed II.

Lloyd Hart | "Why hasn't Karl Rove resigned?" seems to be the question written on the faces of all my liberal friends as they walk around Martha's Vineyard this summer in a conscious stupefied form of denial I have literally never seen before. more...  0 Comments

Roberts hostile to equal pay, memo shows

Tim Wheeler/People's Weekly World | WASHINGTON — A newly released legal memo by Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts calling pay equity for women a “pernicious” legal doctrine touched off demands by women’s organizations that he be quizzed closely on the issue in Senate confirmation hearings next month. more...  0 Comments

Showdown in Texas: ‘The end of the occupation begins in Crawford’

Matt Parker/People's Weekly World | CRAWFORD, Texas – Cindy Sheehan’s roadside vigil has reverberated in towns and cities around the nation and even through the gates of President Bush’s ranch here. Vowing to trail the president back to Washington at the end of his vacation, this 48-year-old mother, whose son Casey died in Iraq last year, has voiced what a growing number of Americans are thinking, judging by the latest polls: Bush’s Iraq war is a cruel failure, based on lies, and it’s time to end it. more...  0 Comments

Cindy Sheehan: YES - 63 percent - MSNBC poll: Bush NO - 94 percent

Foreign Press Foundation | 'Convenient' heart attack of mother gets Sheehan off Bush's back: there's certainly no conspiracy - it's only facts we don't have yet. Facts like this MSNBC poll showing 94% of the people thinking that Bush with his cabal's pack of lies steered the United States into the Iraq war disaster. more...  0 Comments

Secret Agreement With Ratner

No Land Grab |

Besides Private Memorandum of Understanding, What Else is Bruce Ratner Hiding?

NEW YORK, NY—On March 3rd, 2005, the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) publicly released a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)–an agreement and understanding among Forest City Ratner (FCR), the City and State of New York with respect to the development of a sports arena and mixed-use residential, commercial and retail development in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. The agreement was dated February 18th, 2005.

What was not released was a second, secret MOU among the same parties, with the same agreement date.

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