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10/2/2010 NYC TWU 100 Members Speak Out-From The Bronx to DC. at "One Nation"

Labor Video Project | On October 2, 2010, two hundred thousand workers mostly from the East Coast journeyed to
Washington D.C. to protest the conditions and attacks working people face. NYC TWU 100 members
from the Bronx were some of those who got on the bus to the rally more...  1 Comments

Sept 11th Mosque Rally Photo Essay One

Chris Voss | I was traveling in New York and decided to attend the rally, I have not developed all my film, but here is the first roll. I was impressed (I live in Oakland, CA) how despite such a horrendous tragedy, new york can come together and see through their grief. What a great city. more...  3 Comments

Darkness in America: Lynne Stewart's Resentencing

Stephen Lendman | Lynne's shocking resentencing more...  11 Comments

Interruption as Intervention: Why I Fucked with Chuck (Schumer)

Andrew | Yesterday, as I found myself deep in a sea of Williamsburg hipsters awaiting a "Pool Party" concert at East River State Park, a rather unexpected "special guest" was announced by an entirely too enthusiastic emcee for the artfully apathetic aesthetes who dared not display any sentiment beyond irony. I assumed maybe we'd be graced by some luminary of the scene (spending the last five years in Binghamton, NY prevents me from naming whom that might be).
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Milk Not Jails: rural-urban partnerships oppose the prison industrial complex

bjhokanson | Most prisoners are from urban areas, creating the impression of an urban issue. But most prisons are located in poor rural areas. Between 1990 and 1999 alone, 245 prisons and many more local jails were built in rural America. That's a new prison every 15 days. There are more prisoners in America—2.4 million—than farmers. more...  1 Comments

Updating Lynne Stewart's "Love Struggle:" Part II

Stephen Lendman | Lynne's struggle for justice continues more...  4 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: NYS Domestic Workers Will Win

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
National Edition
Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Al-Awda Responds to Politicians' Attempt to Silence Gaza Flotilla Survivors

Al-Awda NY | Words of truth strike fear into the hearts of certain hate-filled New York politicians who have voted time and again to turn U.S. taxpayers' dollars into missiles and bombs for Israel's war machine. more...  6 Comments

DAY 10: NY RALLIES FOR IMMIGRANT YOUTH: Senator Schumer Misses Deadline to Meet

The Politics of Immigration | DIA 10: NUEVA YORK APOYA JÓVENES INMIGRANTES: Senador Schumer No Cumple Su “Deadline” de los Jóvenes Inmigrantes Después De 220 Horas en Huelga de Hambre more...  3 Comments

New Yorkers Visit Max Brenner, Ricky's, Aroma Espresso Bar With Boycott Message

Adalah-NY | As the MV Rachel Corrie, the second half of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, was towed into the Israeli port of Ashdod after another attempt to break Israel's siege on Gaza, 100 New Yorkers marched through the streets of Manhattan, south of Union Square. Heeding the Palestinian civil society call for intensifying boycott and sanctions against Israel in the wake of this week's Freedom Flotilla massacre,the marchers chanted, sang songs and performed poetry outside three locations targeted for boycott. more...  14 Comments

Cooper Union Student Shot in Face and Loses Eye in Demonstration in Israel

ISM | American activist loses eye after being shot in face with tear gas canister more...  30 Comments

New Yorkers Protest Israeli Attack on Aid Boat

Billy Wharton | Signs reading “US Dollars out of Israel” and “Save Humanity, Boycott Israel” reflected the sentiment of demonstrators. more...  7 Comments

NYC Activists Drop Banner In Max Brenner, Israeli-Owned Chocolate Store

Niomke Friedman | Six activists in New York City dropped a banner from the balcony of the Union Square branch of the Israeli-owned chocolate chain Max Brenner in the middle of late morning crowds. The bedsheet-sized banner read "SIEGE ON GAZA ISN'T SWEET: BOYCOTT BRENNER." more...  12 Comments

Anti-war activists challenge Obama at West Point graduation

Don DeBar | During a visit by Obama to West Point, he was greeted by protestors who called attention to the fact that he is as culpable as George Bush for the illegal killings taking place in Iraq and Afghanistan. more...  5 Comments

Updating Lynne Stewart's "Love Struggle"

Stephen Lendman | Lynne will be resentenced July 15 more...  3 Comments

Aafia Siddiqui: Victimized by American Depravity

Stephen Lendman | criminal depravity more...  4 Comments

RED CROSS UNDER FIRE! Where's The Money For Haiti?

Amadi Ajamu | “We have been on the ground and we know the people are in need of shelter. The money collected by the Red Cross for Haiti is not getting there. We are tired of the excuses. That's our blood down there and our money. We demand immediate shelters for our people,” more...  4 Comments

‘Gaza Hungers for Justice’: Hundreds Demonstrate At Waldorf

Alex Kane | While the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) were holding a $1,000 a plate fundraiser at the ritzy Waldorf Astoria hotel in Manhattan, hundreds of Palestine solidarity activists from a wide array of organizations took to the streets to protest Israeli war crimes, the blockade of Gaza, and the occupation of Palestine. more...  7 Comments

Zapatista-Inspired Rally Held in New York City; Aims to Fight Gentrification

Paola Reyes | Over 120 people and 40 organizations participated in the Third Encounter for Dignity and Against Gentrification hosted by the Movement for Justice in el Barrio this past Sunday in East Harlem, New York. more...  4 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Restaurant Workers ROC the Nation

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
National Edition
Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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50 Protest Human Rights Violator & Israeli Settlement Builder Leviev in New York

Adalah-NY | Fifty human rights activists performed for Valentine's Day shoppers compelling them to boycott the Israeli diamond and settlement mogul Lev Leviev outside his store on Madison Avenue. The New York protest took place against the backdrop of an escalating arrest and harassment campaign by the Israeli military against Palestinian human rights organizations and protest and boycott activists from the West Bank villages where Leviev has built settlements. more...  1 Comments

Aafia Siddiqui: Victimized by American Injustice

Stephen Lendman | a human tragedy and gross injustice more...  2 Comments

The Right To A Fair Defense Cannot Be Controversial: The Case of Fahad Hashmi

Udai Malhotra | We must consider cases such as Fahad Hashmi's, which illustrates the overreaching powers that have come to characterize the Federal Government, the intelligence community, and the American justice system through the War on Terror. more...  0 Comments

Third NYC Encuentro for Dignity & Against Displacement

Movement for Justice in El Barrio | An invitation to: Members and families of organizations, community members, and people of good conscience, who are fighting against displacement in their communities across NYC.

From: Movement for Justice in El Barrio more...  2 Comments

Workers Call on Starbucks to Honor Dr. King with March and Rally

Industrial Workers of the World (NYC GMB) | The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) branch here held a march and rally at Starbucks to call on the corporation to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the federal holiday commemorating his birth. The Starbucks Workers Union of the IWW is demanding that Starbucks pay a holiday premium to baristas who work on MLK Day just as the Seattle-based chain does for five other federal holidays. more...  0 Comments

THIS SUNDAY: Gaza Report Back

The Indypendent | Join us this Sun., Jan. 17, for our Gaza report back, discussion and fundraiser at 5 p.m. at Brecht Forum. more...  7 Comments

Police Destroy Huntington Tent City, LongIsland FNB makes call for solidarity

LongIslandFNB | Urgent call to action! Police raze Huntington Station Tent City destroying the property, food and shelter of over a hundred homeless. Many face possibility of freezing to death! more...  2 Comments

NYers Carol for Leviev Boycott while Israel Jails Protesters’ Palestinian Allies

Adalah-NY | On a snowy Saturday afternoon, forty-five human rights carolers serenaded Madison Avenue shoppers with familiar holiday tunes outside the storefront of Israeli diamond and settlement mogul Lev Leviev, but their lyrics called for the boycott of Leviev’s companies. The New York protest took place against the backdrop of a growing arrest campaign by the Israeli military against Palestinian protest and boycott activists from West Bank villages where Leviev has built settlements.
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Thousands of New Yorkers to March for Gaza December 27

Al-Awda New York | On December 27, 2009, while holiday crowds fill the streets, New Yorkers will hold a massive demonstration in Times Square to commemorate the anniversary of the deadly Israeli assault against the Palestinians of Gaza.
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