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Film showing: "Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land"

ism_nyc@hotmail.com | Sunday August 21 at 6:30 PM at Galapagos in Brooklyn: A new and highly acclaimed film, "Peace Propaganda and the Promised Land", will explore what the news media reports when it comes to the Middle East. Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land compares U.S./international media coverage, and reveals how U.S. coverage distorts the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Interviewees include Seth Ackerman, Rabbi Arik Ascherman, Hanan Ashrawi, Noam Chomsky, Alisa Solomon, and Gila Svirsky.
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Job Opening: NYC Chapter Coordinator National Lawyers Guild

Jeff Senter | The New York City Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) seeks a permanent, full-time Chapter Coordinator (a part-time position will be considered for an exceptional candidate). The Coordinator will serve as the Chapter Administrator and a Chapter Organizer in support of the Chapter’s programmatic work. more...  0 Comments

join the Surveillance Camera Players

Surveillance Camera Players | the Surveillance Camera Players are expanding. more...  0 Comments

9/11 detainees 'abused' - Koran Kicking in NYC After 9/11

SA | - While an inmate was at prayer, an assistant warden allegedly entered his cell and ordered a corrections officer to confiscate his prayer rug and Qur'an and to dispose of the items in a garbage incinerator.

- A Bureau of Prisons inmate alleged that a corrections officer ordered him to drop his Qur'an on the floor outside his cell and then kicked the Qur'an and walked away. more...  1 Comments

Youth and allies defy mall owners assault on freedom of assembly

Bryan G. Pfeifer | ...Another form of repression that’s increasing, especially at a time of increased youth rebellion to Pentagon recruitment and other attacks-is the abolition of, or restricting of access to, public or defacto public spaces. But youth and their allies are fighting back... more...  3 Comments

Bike National Convention 2 continues with group rides all week long...

bike ninja | Back by popular demand, the BNC 2 has a ride everyday from Aug 12-28th. In celebration of our great biking community, Times-Up! is hosting over 2 weeks of rides, workshops, movies & events to commemorate another year of bicycle activism and enthusiasm. The BNC will provide New Yorkers and visitors a chance to participate in rides that showcase NYC's unique bike-riding environment and the communities of cyclists who inhabit and support it. more...  0 Comments

Hacktivist.net UK IndyMedia interview re: hackers protecting free speech on net

HackThisSite.org | An interview of UK IndyMedia system administrators at DEFCON hacking convention about how hackers can work together to defend open publishing systems. The interview is being released as part of the new site Hacktivist.net. more...  0 Comments

Sticker Designs to Protect Our Rights

friend at know-our-enemy.net | Sticker designs to protect our rights and protest the Bush agenda.

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Nickel-and-Dimed on Knickerbocker Ave

Sarah Stuteville | “They pay minimum wages. This store doesn’t. That one across the street doesn’t either,” says Manuel Guerrero, a union organizer for the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Workers Union (RWDSU). Guerrero walks down Knickerbocker Avenue’s busy retail strip in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick, cataloguing abuses on streets choked with cheap clothing and sneaker shops, bodegas, and 99-cent stores. more...  0 Comments

OK man tries to carry bomb onto Plane; Released on Bail; GOP Pol. Supports Him..

News From Babylon | University of Oklahoma student Charles Dreyling Jr., 24, was released into the custody of his parents this afternoon. Dreyling went before US Magistrate Gary Purcell just after 3:30. Purcell questioned him at length and asked him if he understood the charges made against him. Dreyling said ‘yes your honor’. In a sworn affidavit Dreyling told FBI agents the device in his carry-on bag was an explosive device that he described as ‘basically a pipe bomb’, and he admitted to agents he had been making bombs since he was 14 years old. more...  1 Comments

Figures: UN's nuclear watchdog IAEA permanently controls Iran

Foreign Press Foundation | Coming September 3, when IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei reports on Iran's nuclear activities, the figures below will be used concerning the number of visits in the field to inspect in Iran. more...  0 Comments

See Cyndy Sheehan's Ad Message To The Fueher Here NOW

Cyndy Sheehan/John Byrne | The below ad, paid for by Gold Star Families for Peace, will air on Crawford cable channels near Bush's ranch. The total ad buy is currently $15,000. The group plans to air the ad throughout August and wherever Bush visits during his vacation. more...  0 Comments

BlackState.com: Amilcar Cabral On Culture and National Liberation

Amilcar Cabral | When Goebbels, the brain behind Nazi propaganda, heard culture being discussed, he brought out his revolver. That shows that the Nazis, who were and are the most tragic expression of imperialism and of its thirst for domination--even if they were all degenerates like Hitler, had a clear idea of the value of culture as a factor of resistance to foreign domination. more...  0 Comments

Populist #9

Franklin | Constitutional Democracy as a Defense against Centralized Power more...  0 Comments

ANTI-RACIST CONVERGENCE SET FOR 8/27 IN ORANGE

One People's Project |
Over the past year we have seen a number of events take place in New Jersey that has raised the concern that there are people involved with racist/white supremacist groups that want to angle themselves into some position of power. Some try to go under the radar while others are open about their agenda. An anti-racist convergence will be held August 27, 2005 starting at 11:30 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Essex County, 35/47 Cleveland Street, Orange, New Jersey 07050. Among the discussions will be on the recent activity of racist groups in the state of New Jersey. This convergence will be an opportunity to meet with and hear from those who want to try to fight these particular elements. more...  0 Comments

Rabbis Reject Racial Profiling

Daithí MAc Lochlainn | The following was sent by Neturei Karta and is posted here with the hope that someone with more time and resources would be able to follow up…
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El Independiente - includes the Sixth Declaration of the Selva Lacandona EN/SP

michael | Latest issue of the El Independiente - includes the Sixth Declaration of the Selva Lacandona (in English and Spanish)
La nueva edicion de El Independiente - incluye la Sexta Declaración de la Selva Lacandona (en ingles y espanol) more...  0 Comments

First organized resistance to unconstitutional New York City subway searches

sterling brooks | A flying squad of lower Manhattan activists is attempting to locate where the New York City police are performing random subway searches, reach the stations while the operation is still underway, and advise subway riders that the recently-initiated searches are in violation of their Fourth Amendment right to be "secure against unwarranted searches and seizures of their persons ... and effects", and that the riders are within their rights to refuse.
Everyone who witnesses or undergoes a search is requested to forward all details to  reportsubwaysearches@hotmail.com. more...  0 Comments

Convictions Overturned in Cuba Five Case

FreeTheFive | A federal appellate court in Atlanta overturned the life-sentence convictions of the Cuba 5 and ordered a new trial on the basis that the men could not get a fair trial in the right-wing Cuban exile stronghold of Miami. more...  2 Comments

Regional Consulta on World Bank, IMF, anti-war Protests: Aug. 13 Washington DC

Mobilization for Global Justice | WHEN: August 13, 2005, 3 PM – to no later than 7 PM

WHERE: Washington, DC, The Flemming Center (9th and P Streets NW, at 1426 9th St. NW … 4 blocks from Convention Center – Green and Yellow lines – or 3 blocks from Shaw Metro – Green Line)

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