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Who's Afraid Of Rachel Corrie? (The Indypendent)

Jed Brandt | Rachel Corrie was crushed by an Israeli bulldozer set to demolish a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip. She was the first “international” to be killed while volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement, a non-violent direct action organization that attempted to obstruct the Israeli occupation of Palestine.
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Former 2005 NYC mayoral candidate, Christopher X. Brodeur, goes to jail

Lincoln Anderson | Christopher X. Brodeur, who ran as a write-in candidate in last year’s mayoral election, was recently sentenced to six months in jail for making harassing phone calls to his former Lower East Side landlord, Paul Stallings, and his rent collector.
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Preserve Randall’s Island! Information, Email Action and Hearing date

Howard Ellis | Preserve Randall’s Island

A proposed private theme site would occupy 26 acres of our public waterfront park.

Access: Price of admission to this private enterprise will be more than $60.

Alienation: Would result in the loss of 10 of the island’s already overcrowded baseball and soccer fields.

Bankruptcy: The company involved has gone bankrupt before, this kind of project has never succeeded in a large City and what happens if it is not profitable? We will be stuck with a gargantuan empty building. more...  0 Comments

Where's the Sense of Panic or Urgency?

Dave Lindorff | The nation goes nuts if it hears about a mad cow somewhere or if a bird comes down with flu, but global warming, a biblical flood on the way within a generation? Who cares? more...  0 Comments

Burn the NY Times paper in front of their offices because of their immigration coverage

Jason Gooljar | Their Sunday coverage of the immigration bill HR 4437 protests in Los Angeles was shameful more...  4 Comments

Uptown Mobilizes for Immigrant Rights

ny cispes | following the wave of protests nationwide against pending immigration legislation, immigrants, families, youth, religious, labor & community leaders gathered and marched through Washington Heights from 165th & Audobon to 186th & St. Nicholas. more...  2 Comments

Nader -- Bush's Divorce from Reality

messenger | author: Ralph Nader

CounterPunch
March 25 / 26, 2006


Impeachment or Resignation: Pick Your Poison more...  1 Comments

Children of Abraham - Death in the Desert - A Must Watch Flash

Peter Gabriel, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan et al | Words have left me. Let the images speak to your heart. more...  0 Comments

Democrats Bomb Again (The Indypendent)

Bruce Gagnon | The Democratic plan for the war is "Strategic Redeployment". Said a U.S. Senator “It’s important to note that it’s not withdrawal – it’s redeployment,” more...  2 Comments

FMLN Keeps San Salvador (The Indypendent)

Bennett Baumer | Both Leftist and Right- Wing parties saw gains in the elections amid reports of irregularites and violence. more...  0 Comments

Gloria Arroyo Regime Declares "State Of Emergency" (The Indypendent)

Amanda Vender | With Filipinos planning to commemorate the anniversary, Arroyo was worried that history was repeating itself. So Arroyo issued Presidential Proclamation 1017 on Feb. 24, declaring a “State of Emergency.” more...  0 Comments

Middle East Approaches Meltdown (The Indypendent)

Donald Paneth | Analysis of the Middle East and factors such as the intensifying violence in Iraq, the U.S.-Iran nuclear dispute, a U.S.-Iranian agreement. more...  0 Comments

Coal Miners' Daughters Sing Songs Of Solidarity (The Indypendent)

Steven Wishnia | Review of a new album of Appalachian songs recorded during the 1970's and a look at labor unions then and now. more...  2 Comments

Terrorism Is Cool (The Indypendent)

Charlie Bass | Don’t let all the talk of controversy mislead you: This is less the story of a terrorist-hero blowing up buildings
(though that’s here too) than of his mentoring a hot girl in need of political reawakening. more...  0 Comments

Is There a Case for Impeachment?

March 2 Forum | There is an attack of executive tyranny on our system of government, a despotism forced on the Congress. more...  0 Comments

New American Org. Appeals to World to Help Save Democracy in the U.S.

International Endowment for Democracy | If groups like the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) use American government money—and a big dose of hypocrisy—to subvert democracy abroad, the International Endowment for Democracy (IED) hopes to use foreign monies to help build a real democracy in the country that needs it most, the U.S.A. more...  0 Comments

Update by the Sorbonne Occupation Committee in Exile - Communique 4

Workers of the Night | Since our exile, we’ve had some thoughts on the state of the movement. more...  1 Comments

Celebrate Wal-Martlessness with us Sunday 3pm

Michael O | From Wal-Mart No Way to the neighborhood believers, from living wage shouters to Rego Park Queens labor heroes – the anti-Wal-Mart community will be honored by Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir on Sunday March 26th at 3 PM, St. Mark's in the Bowery, 10th and 2nd Avenue. Those of you who have done the right thing – PREPARE FOR YOUR SAINTHOOD! more...  0 Comments

The Man Made Plagues

Michael Treis | In 1992 I walked into the University of North Dakota Library to do some research of Congressional documents. I remember quite well the bitter cold of -40 below 0 and wind chills that would freeze you to the bone with some speed. However this cold is a warm summer day at the beach, in comparison to the documents I found.... more...  0 Comments

[WAR] In solidarity with SPEAK: Stop the Oxford Animal Lab

Win Animal Rights | Dates: Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1, 2006
Place: Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Ave. (49thSt.)
Times: Friday, 5:30 PM & Saturday, 12:00 PM more...  0 Comments

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