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Compromised US Military Considers Nuclear Option

peptide | Arab fighters and insurgents have demonstrated to the world that the US is a ‘superpower’ in name only. A poorly armed and trained but highly motivated and dedicated band of fighters has exposed the US military as weak, inept, unskilled, brutal and bereft. From South America to the Himalayas, resistance against capitalist plunder and exploitation signals the inevitable failure of militaristic capitalism. Regardless of all other considerations people today have confirmed that they will fight any aggressor who threatens their homes, families and way of life. more...  0 Comments

VICTORY DANCE PARTY at TIME'S UP! Space (49 East Houston St.) Feb. 24, 8:30pm

Time's Up! | Hooray! Judge rules in favor of Time's Up! Environmental Group and group bike rides.
VICTORY DANCE PARTY at TIME'S UP! Space (49 East Houston St.)
Starting at 8:30pm
THIS FRIDAY (February 24) after Critical Mass more...  0 Comments

The REAL Story Behind Bush's Handover of US Ports to Dubai Co.

Cheryl Seal | Bush claims he knew nothing of the sale of US port operations to a Saudi company. But all of the evidence suggests he not only KNEW - he helped make sure the deal went through unchallenged.
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Pentagon quietly builds up South American bases

Teresa Gutierrez | Under the guise of fighting the so-called drug war or seeking “Al Qaeda terrorist cells,” Washington’s real intention is to prepare to overcome the rising movements against U.S. imperialism that are sweeping the region. more...  0 Comments


Alex Gourevitch | Despite various protests and challenges, the Bush administration's war on terror continues to dominate American politics. A group of writers, activists, and students, who run the initiative Against the War on Terror have organized an event, including Christian Parenti and Corey Robin, to discuss what the problem with the war on terror is, and why opposition so far has been ineffective. The purpose of the event is to keep speeches short so there is plenty of time for debate and discussion. The event is FREE, this Saturday, Feb. 25 at CUNY Graduate Center. more...  0 Comments

West Side Real Estate Interests say, "Send Our Garbage to South Bronx!!!

Misc | In a surprising and careless effront to poor and people of color communities everywhere, Friends of Hudson River Parkl, in a misguided attempt to influence City policy, actually advocates dumping more waste and pollution in the South Bronx! Here is posted the NY Times article, commentary on Hudson River park's ill advised letter, and the actual statement itself, and a list of their Board members... more...  3 Comments

WOID #XIV-33. The Baudin All-Stars

Hoipolloi Cassidy | Exceptional circumstances have forced the jury for the Baudin Prize to establish a special category. This prize will be awarded in the weeks following the November congressional elections. more...  0 Comments

Ambulance Chasing and the Vice President

Dave Lindorff | Who knew that Cheney has had a cardiac ICU in tow all the time at taxpayer expense? more...  0 Comments

U.S. threatens military action against Iran

Sara Flounders | The U.S., let us never forget, is the only country that has ever used nuclear weapons against a civilian population. more...  1 Comments

El "nuevo" presupuesto de George Bush

Guillermo Rocha | El presidente George Bush propuso al Congreso su nuevo presupuesto que alcanza a $2.77 TRILLONES (esos son 12 ceros después del 2) de dólares haciendo hincapié de un aumento substancial en los gastos militares y en la seguridad domestica. more...  0 Comments

Beyond Mere Survival in the American Dystopia

Populist | 1984 has come to pass, both chronologically and in the Orwellian sense. Americans are "liberators" in Iraq. Opponents of this "peace initiative" are "doubleplusungood". Unchecked by the judiciary, the NSA electronically trolls for perpetrators of "crimethink". Pundits and the "liberal media" (owned by a handful of monolithic corporations despised by people with the values which many define as liberal) have become the Ministry of Truth for the Party... more...  0 Comments

EPA, Whitman blasted for lies about post 9/11 air quality

Mary Owen | The ruling greenlights a lawsuit that seeks a special fund for medical monitoring and treatment of long-term health effects in non-emergency workers, residents and students who were exposed to the toxic air and toxin-laden debris that blanketed the area after 9/11; damages for exposure to hazardous materials from the World Trade Center collapse; and reimbursement for cleanup costs. more...  0 Comments

“Nation’s Report Card” Scores Suspect

Scott O. Shaffer | A story about the tests used to evaluate the education system and its flaws. more...  0 Comments

US Govt-Sanctioned Murder in Cuidad Juarez

joe broadhurst | ICE (Immigration) and the DEA both knew the informant. The DEA let him go but ICE continued to support him. They were aware of the first torture/murder. They let it continue. Then the bodies started piling up. In the end, 14 murders were committed, the DEA had pulled all of its staff from the city and the cover-up was in full swing. A cover-up which leads to the top of the DoJ, the DEA, ICE and local prosecutors. The main stream media won't touch it. Will you? more...  0 Comments

Take a stand against Islamists and Racists

Worker Freedom | The recent controversy over some caricatures of Mohammed gave the Islamists an opportunity to wage a hysterical protest internationally. In many cases, this took a violent form and was clearly aimed at silencing those who dared to even portray Mohammed.
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NYU Grad Student Union Reaches 101st Day of Strike; Benefit Friday

NYU Undergrad | 101 D AY S P A R T Y! Benefit Party for GSOC

The strike will have been on for 101 Days this Friday, Feb. 17. That means its time for a party to celebrate, reinvigorate, and get some funds (and fun) for the students who are being punished by the administration.

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a | Noon be with the International Action Center:
Protest Racist Cartoons
Friday 12 Noon
48th St. & 2nd Ave.

Protest This Friday, Feb. 17
4:30-6 pm
42nd and Lexington (by Grand Central Station) more...  0 Comments

Another NYC Critical Mass court victory

rogerm | Story by Jim Dwyer for New York Times describes how NY State court judge ruled against NYPD tactics and NYC's attempt to proscecute Times-up. more...  1 Comments


Hoipolloi Cassidy | According to Elizabeth Ann Danto (Hunter School of Social Work) Freud and his followers developed their theories within a radical project to reorganize society, a project that was crushed with the advent of the Nazis, and crushed again with the development of conformist psychoanalytic practices in America. more...  0 Comments

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