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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE DES MOINES JEWISH COMMUNITY

Tim Wise | In recent days, Mark Finkelstein of the Des Moines Jewish Federation has
sought to smear my reputation as an antiracist activist, writer and
lecturer by implying that I am anti-Semitic due to my views on Israel and
Zionism as a political philosophy. more...  3 Comments

DeLay Does Dems a Favor

Ari Berman | Democrats picked up their 30thseat in the House of Representatives last night more...  1 Comments

Florida recount

www.myspace.com/counttheblackvote | Well,

Obviously the machines in Sarasota did not find the 18k votes that they didn't initially count on Nov 7. As such, the only way that citizens' votes can really be counted in this congressional race is to hold a re-vote.

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New Reports of Abu-Jamal Confession after 25 years?

Hans Bennett | perhaps the most shocking story to emerge amidst the flurry of news stories published last week was a Dec. 8 NBC 10 story reporting that two more people now say that they heard Abu-Jamal confess at the hospital before treatment for his gunshot wound. more...  0 Comments

Protests spark clashes in Bolivia

BBC News | The right is calling for increased regional autonomy and is opposed to constitutional changes proposed by EVO. more...  0 Comments

John Berger and 93 other authors, film-makers, musicians and performers call for a cultural boycott of Israel

Electronic Intifada | The non-violent international response to apartheid was a campaign of boycott, divestment, and, finally UN imposed sanctions which enabled the regime to change without terrible bloodshed. more...  3 Comments

Bike & Skate contingent in the Justice & Reform March this Saturday

Time's Up! | You can meet up with us in two different locations; these rides will converge at a place TBA on the March.

Saturday, December 16, 2006.
12 Noon at Madison Square Park (south)
12 Noon NW corner of 59th and 5th Ave (corner of central park) more...  1 Comments

Slave Reparations Case Gains Legal Ground!

Amadi Ajamu | The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has revitalized the reparations class action lawsuit against U.S. corporations who participated in the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and slavery. Significant parts of the previously dismissed landmark case have been reversed and remanded back to the District Court on the grounds of the defendants’ violation of consumer fraud statutes. Corporate defendants include J.P. Morgan Chase, Fleet Bank (now Bank of America), Aetna, Brown Brothers Harriman, Union Pacific Railroad, and New York Life.
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The Failed Drug War: Stopping the Violence Means Rethinking Policy

K. McLaughlin | New Jersey's drug war is being lost a little more each day. The policy of the U.S. government isn't working, it's time for a change. more...  2 Comments

Brazil: Invocation to the democratic forces of the world-wide society

Antonio Bulhões Carvalho | Do support Brazilian people, our president Luís Inácio Lula Da Silva, the National Congress and Brazilian Judiciary in our fight so that the national budget pass to be applied in headings foreseen in the law and not deviated to guarantee the delirious enrichment of bankers and moneylenders in damage of the most sacred interests of the nation.

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Still Jews only

Jonathan Cook | This is the bottom line for a Jewish state, just as it was for a white apartheid South Africa: if we are to survive, then we must be able to do whatever it takes to keep ourselves in power, even if it means systematically violating the human rights of all those we rule over and who do not belong to our group.
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WHAT WAS THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY?

Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation | The Black Panther Party was a progressive political organization that stood in the vanguard of the most powerful movement for social change in America since the Revolution of 1776 and the Civil War: that dynamic episode generally referred to as The Sixties. more...  0 Comments

CCNY Names Whole Building After Wanted Terrorist

Department of Perspective | City College of New York takes $10 million to establish a think-tank and building to honor murderous militarist Colin Powell. Powell is notorious for covering up the My Lai massacre, lying before the world at the United Nations in order to kill Vietnamese, Iraqi people. more...  2 Comments

HOLIDAY APPEAL BENEFIT FOR CLASS-WAR PRISONERS, FEATURING ONE WORLD TRIBE AND DJ CEIBA

PDC | The Holiday Appeal benefit raises money for the PDC program of sending monthly stipends to 16 class-war prisoners, people who have been imprisoned for fighting on behalf of labor and the oppressed. This year's benefit occurs at a critical juncture in the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.The benefit will be Sunday, December 17th at 5pm at Southpaw – 125 5th Avenue in Brooklyn. For info call the PDC at 212-406-4252 or visit www.partisandefense.org. Free Mumia Now. more...  0 Comments

Fax/phone before Monday to save priceless Aboriginal culture!

Diet Simon, borrowing from GetUp | If you care about priceless Aboriginal cultural artefacts being needlessly destroyed, we need you to fax or ring the Australian environment minister RIGHT NOW, or at least before Monday. International support is needed to shame this government. more...  0 Comments

An Open Letter to Henry Kissinger from One of Pinochet's Political Prisoners

FERNANDO A. TORRES | All of the original members of the military junta that overthrew Allende and his government with the knowledge and the direct support of the US government, are now gone.
Nixon is gone and Kissinger is left alone on this earth.
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Assata Speaks!

Assata Shakur | "My name is Assata Shakur, and I am a 20th century escaped slave" more...  0 Comments

Your Day Shall Come, Indeed (Response to the PBA Lynch Mob against CCNY)

Modern Pitung | In a transparent attempt to distract from the lethal actions of NYPD pigs, the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (along with fellow pigs from other regions) are now raising a stink over the Student Liberation Action Movement's Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur center at City College of New York. more...  2 Comments

Day of Outrage - Shut Down Wall St! Thurdsay 12/21

Amadi Ajamu | POLICE MURDER PROTESTS INTENSIFY
DAY OF OUTRAGE! SHUT DOWN WALL STREET!

“Black Thursday,” December 21, 2006 at 12:00PM
Chase Bldg, Liberty & Nassau St, Downtown NYC
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Assata/Morales Center at CCNY under attack from Daily News and CUNY Trustees

the burningman | Article in the NY Daily News, long-time enemies of CUNY, long-time opponents of Black Liberation:
 http://www.nydailynews.com/front/story/479395p-403229c.html

This student center has been spied on and caught red-handed. It has served as a nerve center for many activities at the University of Harlem and it must be defended! more...  26 Comments

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