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The UN's Christmas present to Haiti

Haiti Action Committee | The latest on the ongoing UN-backed US occupation of haiti more...  0 Comments

War in Somalia -- CIA and Private Military Contractors

(A) | US accused of covert operations in Somalia more...  0 Comments

ACTION ALERT: Help Wobbly Food Warehouse Workers Fight Back Against Nasty Bosses!

NYC IWW | This week owners from four different warehouses illegally threatened to call immigration or terminate union workers due to their immigration status in clear retaliation for the workers' union activities. more...  0 Comments

Farmworkers, McDonald's, and You - Building Solidarity in NYC

FF NYC | Join us for a discussion with Marc Rodrigues of the Student/Farmworker Alliance on the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' current campaign demanding justice and fair wages for tomato pickers in McDonald's supply chain more...  0 Comments

CIA with Ethiopia vs Somalia: another U.S. proxy war

Henk Ruyssenaars - Ex Africa correspondent | US: "The press must not be allowed to make this about Ethiopia, or Ethiopia violating the territorial integrity of Somalia,” The same violations as the US junta is guilty of in neighboring Sudan which still refuses an invasion by twenty-two-thousand (22.000) US troops, so called "peace keepers" more...  0 Comments

Climate Change: Rising Seas creates 70,000 Climate Refugees

Takver | Rising seas attributed to human induced global warming have submerged Lohachara island, once the home to 10,000 people. Unhinhabited Suparibhanga has also vanished, while the inhabited island of Ghoramara has lost two thirds of its area to the rising seas in the Bay of Bengal. more...  2 Comments

Krome Detainees Protest; Swift Raids Protested

Weekly News Update | On Dec. 8, Haitian and Jamaican detainees at Krome Service Processing Center outside Miami in Dade County, Florida, refused to leave their dormitory to protest delays in obtaining travel papers from their consulates, immigration officials said. more...  0 Comments

Indigenous Occupy Brazilian Port

Weekly News Update | Around 7pm, the indigenous protesters ended their occupation of the port after meeting with FUNAI representatives, who promised that Tupinikim and Guarani representatives would be able to meet with Justice Minister Bastos on Dec. 18.

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Building Bridges Monday Night: Holiday Special Pete Seeger

Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Monday, December 25, 2006, 7- 8 pm EST,
over WBAI Radio 99.5 FM
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México: Movilizaciones masivas del Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional en solidaridad con Oaxaca y Atenco

chiapas, México | Por eso, queremos decirles a todas que como presas políticos que no se sientan solas. Que no pierdan la esperanza de que serán libres. No las dejaremos solas. Como mujeres zapatistas, y juntas con todas las mujeres dignas de nuestro país y del mundo, las acompañamos en su resistencia, en su tristeza y en su rabia en contra de las injusticias que sufren en las cárceles del mal gobierno. more...  0 Comments

Demand Justice for Smithfield Workers

Justice at Smithfield | Smithfield Packing has created an environment of intimidation, racial tension, fear and sometimes, violence, for workers who desperately want a voice on the job. The company in Tar Heel, N.C., has been found liable of physically assaulting workers, threatening bodily harm, and causing the false arrest of workers for exercising their legal rights more...  0 Comments

Sexual Abuse and Harassment In The Military

Dorothy Mackey | I have two deadlines:

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A People's Investigation: Defaming Sean Bell "On Condition of Anonymity"

Modern Pitung | Associated Press stories, carried in most New York media, have published information on the Sean Bell shooting investigation that was been leaked by a person only described as "a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity". Just who is the anonymous official, and what is his/her agenda? more...  0 Comments

Columbia to Discipline Students Who Disrupted Speech

antiracist student | WNYC Newsroom more...  1 Comments

Hands Off Oaxaca

fred askew | Activists gather at the Mexican Consulate in NYC and march to Rockefeller Center as part of the Global Day of Action in Solidarity with the People of Oaxaca called by the Zapatistas. more...  1 Comments

Apartheid: Israelis Adopt What South Africa Dropped

John Dugard | Former President Jimmy Carter's new book, " Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid,"
is igniting controversy for its allegation that Israel practices a form of apartheid. more...  0 Comments

It's simple apartheid

Jamil Dakwar | Just as the US and Europe once opposed apartheid in South Africa, Israel's discrimination against Palestinians must be similarly exposed and dismantled more...  1 Comments

Mexican Consulate Graffitied in Support of Oaxaca

People Standing with Oaxaca | In the early morning hours of December 22, 2006, on the outer walls of the New York City Mexican Consulate, we spray-painted slogans supporting the people of Oaxaca. Specifically, we wrote: "Fuera Ruiz", "Viva Oaxaca" and "Avenge Brad Will" and stencilled red hand prints ― the blood on the hands of the Mexican government. more...  9 Comments

California Pre-School Parents Gain Right to Know

Posted by: California Safe Schools | On January 1, 2007, a new California state law (AB 2865, Torrico) will require
private child day care facilities to comply with new pesticide use
recordkeeping and notification requirements.
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NYC Activists Need to Fight for Free Speech and the Right to Protest!

A Lefty Tourist | Free speech ain't free, it's something you need to fight for. more...  20 Comments

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