Diva Denz, reporting | Manhattan Billionaires could not sip their lattes idly while StarBucks Corporation faced attacks by pro-union protesters on Saturday, August 6. Instead, a bevy of Billionaires recognized our #1 specialty coffee retailer for its outstanding performance in union-busting and its continuing commitment to pay its baristas unlivable wages. more... 40 Comments
Counterhegemony | The vicious beating of 29 year old Alex Moore is only the most recent example of the upturn in racial violence in NYC. However, when it comes to dealing with white racism the NYPD suddenly becomes the keystone cops. Taken together, 2005 will be a summer of racial violence not soon forgotted by NYC's communities of color. more... 3 Comments
anonymous | Well, if you wondered whether the CAFTA 15 are testy about their
@solidarity with Cuban people not castro | A federal appeals court threw out the convictions and life sentences of five accused Cuban spies Tuesday, ruling that they did not receive a fair trial because of community prejudice and extensive publicity. more... 0 Comments
septemberACTION Collective | Come to http://www.septemberACTION.org for the most updated information and resources for the September 23-26 anti-war, global justice, anti-torture people-powered driven mobilization. Here you can find ride boards, housing boards, resource boards, events calendars, articles, links to legal and medical information, and more! more... 1 Comments
madhatter | Zapatistas quit the jungle for soapbox
East Timor National Alliance for Internationa | Perhaps no issue seperates the East Timorese people from their government leaders than the question of justice for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during Indonesia's occupation. While the East Timorese government pursues a "truth and friendship" commission with no power to recommend prosecutions, East Timor's church, civil society and victims groups are demanding that the UN set up an international tribunal. This is the latest of a series of recent statements from East Timor on the issue. more... 0 Comments
Hans Bennett | On Sunday, Aug. 7 Supporters of the MOVE 9 political prisoners gathered in downtown Philadelphia outside of the Constitution Center and the Liberty Bell national monument for the 27th anniversary of the Aug. 8, 1978 police assault on the MOVE organization’s West Philadelphia headquarters. more... 4 Comments
Scott Adams | Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Staten Island Councilman James Otto want racial profiling of Middle Easterners.
Christina Zawerucha | Perhaps some awareness was generated through the feel-good Live 8 concerts – but viable, effective solutions were not. more... 0 Comments
Surveillance Camera Players | surveillance cameras in public places once again fail to deter or prevent a crime more... 0 Comments
Amy Wolf | The World Tribunal on Iraq has posted the majority of transcripts and testimonies from this seminal event on its Web site, www.worldtribunal.org. In addition, Deep Dish TV recorded the testimonies and panel discussions, and will provide those to the public soon. more... 0 Comments
Trish Schuh | The U.S. is trying to win the "hearts and minds" of the Iraqi people, and failing. more... 0 Comments
Antrim Caskey | For more, see mountainjusticesummer.org and sludgesafety.org more... 0 Comments
By Kathleen Cleaver | Kathleen Cleaver is a law professor and former communications secretary for the Black Panther Party. For more information about Assata Shakur, please visit handsoffassata.com, or call the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement at (718) 254-8800. more... 0 Comments
John Tarleton | This week marks the 60th anniversary of the U.S. atom bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Vigils and Anti-Nuke protests are planned for NYC and around the country this Saturday. more... 0 Comments
Christina Zawerucha | What began as a rally to encourage George Pataki to sign the Unintended Pregnancy Act (A-0016, S-03661) turned into a protest of the governorâ€™s swift and stunning veto of a bill that would permit women to access the so-called â€˜morning after pillâ€™ without a doctorâ€™s prescription. Stunned but not broken by the disheartening news, hundreds of men and women gathered outside of George Patakiâ€™s Manhattan office in a rally for womenâ€™s rights. more... 0 Comments
Christina Zawerucha | Protesters will rally again at 5pm on August 4th to demand that the governor sign the Unintended Pregnancy Prevention Act. more... 1 Comments
CodePinkNYC | Join Code Pink New York on July 19th in Central Park at the Philharmonic concert to support New Yorkersâ€™ rights to assemble. When: Tuesday July 19, 7 PM Where: Central Park, Great Lawn (look for the pink helium balloons on the west side of the lawn) more... 0 CommentsPage 2
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