Mike Flugennock | "Stay the Course" in Iraq, the US ruling class keeps braying, and I for one hope they do, as it's the surest path towards their joining the old Soviet ruling class among History's Greatest Roadkill. more... 1 Comments
Daithí Mac Lochlainn | …from Doug Thompson:
populist | online action alert... more... 0 Comments
Jed Brandt | UPDATE: Bail has been denied in the case of Daniel McGowan, and each of the other arrestees around the country. McGowan will be held pending his extradition to Eugene, Ore. and his arraignment.
NICOLE ASQUITH | 153 deputies and 40 senators have asked French Minister of Justice Pascal Clément to consider taking legal actions against seven rap groups for “anti-white” racism and hatred of France. more... 0 Comments
DANIELLE FOLLETT | The recent unrest that exploded throughout France has added to the rightward lunge of the political scene, with politicians such as center-right Foreign Minister Nicholas Sarkozy and far-right Jean-Marie Le Pen profiting from the situation. In face of these developments, the splintered left is searching for responses.
ANN SCHNEIDER | It is difficult to equate the “few seconds” of intrusion riders must suffer with the possibility of another terrorist attack, but Judge Berman took a shortcut to the detriment of us all when he found that the search policy need not actually increase security as long as it has some, minimal deterrent value.
Ack ack | According to the weblog "Bombs and Shields", this Wednesday, in New York City, a 30 year old member of the "Friends of Jeffrey Luers Prisoner Support Group" was arrested.
John Catalinotto | There are still 160,000 U.S. troops in Iraq, many for their third tour. Many of these troops are reservists who had no idea when they joined up years ago that they would be expected to subdue an extensive uprising of a population fighting for the sovereignty of their nation. New recruits for both active and reserve military units, especially in the U.S. Army, still number way under quotas. more... 0 Comments
TASER IMHO | Dateline Miami - December 7th 2005: Federal Air Marshals shoot and kill a mentally ill passenger on an Orlando Florida bound American Airlines jet. Proponents for Taser claim that is the Marshal’s were armed with Tasers, the death of Rigoberto Alpizar would not have occurred! more... 0 Comments
Ida C. Benedetto | LGBT youth of color made a strong show at Community Board 2 meeting to avdocate for later curfew. FIERCE organized some 40 members and 30 supporters to attend the meeting, adding to the 30 other people in attendance. Despite their overwhelming presence, some residents and shop owners suggested that these youth aren't the people hanging out on the pier late at night. One after another, members of FIERCE and their supporters stood to articulate the importance of the pier to the community and the need to access the space late into the eventing.
ADL-LI | EMERGENCY COURT SUPPORT NEEDED
Know it All | Know Your Rights!, FBI, Grand Juries, etc. more... 1 Comments
ME | Thursday, December 15th,
www.freemumia.com | Today the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued the most important decision affecting my client, Mumia Abu-Jamal, since the lower federal court ruling in December 2001. An order was issued this morning that the court will accept for review the following issues, all of which are of enormous constitutional significance and go to the very essence of Mumia's right to a fair trial due process of law, and equal protection of the law under the Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution... more... 3 Comments
Xavier Tayo | In the Tremont section of the Bronx on Tuesday U.S. Congressman Jose Serrano, Venezuela's Ambassador to the United States Bernardo Alvarez, and CITGO CEO Felix Rodriguez announced the details of a deal to deliver low cost heating oil to residents of the South Bronx. The program was brokered by Representative Serrano and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez while touring the Bronx last September.
Courbet | La Commune de Paris 1871 more... 1 Comments
John Nicols, The Nation | Former National Writers Union president Jonathan Tasini, one of the most outspoken progressive activists in the U.S. labor movement, is expected this week to launch a Democratic primary challenge to New York Senator Hillary Clinton on a progressive platform that features a call for bringing U.S. troops home from Iraq. more... 2 Comments
D. Burbeck | In 32 countries around the world, thousands of protesters railed against the inaction of the US Government to curb it's fossil fuel polluting of the atmosphere.
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