Harpseals.org | Restaurants all over the country join the Canadian Seafood boycott in an attempt to save baby seals. more... 0 Comments
Harry Bowman | The letter by "Casino Jack" Abramoff to President Omar Bongo of Gabon mentions a neighboring African nation and a man named "Roger" not identified in the Washington Post report. The nation may be Equatorial Guinea and "Roger" may be known crony Roger Stone. Interestingly, Stone was involved in a fraudulent anti-casino effort similar to the one perpetrated by Abramoff and Bush Southeast regional campaign director Ralph Reed. The letter may be part of a similar attempt to extract money from persons with business before the US government. more... 0 Comments
Jeremy Scahill | In a major expose in the upcoming issue of The Nation, Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill reports on how a Republican operative with no experience was put in charge of the Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and how the Bush administration exaggerated the threat of a bioterror attack three years ago in an effort to win greater support for the Iraq war. more... 1 Comments
Fred Goldstein | The working class leadership in France has been weak on this question and downright reactionary at times. Right now they need to stop retreating. They must not confine themselves to mere protests against reactionary measures of repression. They need to demand that all the cops be withdrawn, that the emergency decrees be revoked. They need to come out for the justified rebellion.
Juan Cole | A lot of the persons living in the urban outer cities (a better translation of cite than "suburb") are from subsaharan Africa. And there are lots of Eastern European immigrants. The riots were sparked by the deaths of African youths, not Muslims. Singling out the persons of Muslim heritage is just a form of bigotry. Moreover, French youth of European heritage rioted quite extensively in 1968. As they had in 1789. Rioting in the streets is not a foreign custom. It has a French genealogy and context. more... 1 Comments
Irish Freedom Committee | The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has announced hearings for the proposed US/UK Extradition Treaty. The hearings are to take place TUESDAY NOVEMBER 15th 2005.
Will Belichick | This man clogged up the polls by refusing to vote or exit the voting booth. He felt it was necessary to gain attention for an election process he apparently finds inadequate. His contact email is email@example.com more... 0 Comments
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CITIZENS FOR FAIR LEGISLATION | Italian state sponsored television broadcaster, RAI released a report on 11/8/05 stating that the United States used white phosphorus and a substance similar to napalm against Iraqis in Fallujah in November of 2004. This report included interviews with two American soldiers who also acknowledged use of these chemical weapons against civilians in Iraq. To see the report in its entirety click here: http://www.rainews24.rai.it/ran24/inchiesta/default_02112005.asp
In our Hearts | We carry a new world here, in our hearts. That world is growing this minute.The United States needs a constant, fresh supply of recruits in order to maintain its current wars, and even more if it wants to expand. Recruiters use every dirty trick in the book (including downright lies) to fool poor people here in the US into joining the military and helping the government exploit and oppress poor people in foreign lands. By denying the government the bodies needed to wage war, we are denying it the ability to fight wars. more... 49 Comments
Michelle Chen | Many low-income survivors don’t qualify for assistance
Erin Siegal | The Green Party and Gloria Mattera made Brooklyn history today as over 400 activists worked the streets on Election Day. more... 20 Comments
todd | NYU graduate workers made history forming a union at a private university. Now Sexton, NYU and the Bush labor board want to make an example of them. more... 0 Comments
populist | global capitalism is an economic Colt 45 for the times more... 0 Comments
Baraka Productions | An hour south of Miami, the elected president of the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation has twice been forced from office with the complicity of the international community. "ARISTIDE and the Endless Revolution" investigates the tragic events that led to the second violent expulsion of Jean Bertrand Aristide from Haiti. This documentary reveals the tangled web of hope, deceit, and political violence that has brought the world's first black republic to its knees. more... 0 Comments
FIERCE! | Hey everyone, check out the new resident proposal on the table to blockade the entrance to Christopher St. once the Pier closes at 1am. The proposal is looking to force LGBT youth to walk up or down the West Side Highway (similar to corralling cattle) to 14th St. or to Houston St. to get to the nearest train. This is because residents dont want LGBT youth walking through the residential area of the West Village once the Pier closes. more... 11 Comments
Daily Kos | Italian media going full-bore on the Bush Administration. After its revelations on the subterfuge behind the Nigergate forgeries, documentary evidence of the use by US troops of phosphorus and a new formulaton of napalm [MK77] on the Sunni civilian population will be broadcast tomorrow on international satellite TV. Global coverage of the atrocity, folks. more... 0 Comments
Representative Cynthia McKinney | Human Rights
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Dave Lindorff | Anti-democratic? Fear-mongering? Socially divisive? Unable to accept blame for his errors? Are we talking about Hugo Chavez or George Bush? more... 1 CommentsPage 24 | Page 22
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