Andrew Smith | On December 8th, 2006, Warner Brothers released the action thriller Blood Diamond, and the world was reminded about the illicit African diamond trade. Set in the West African country of Sierra Leone in the 1990’s, the film unfolds a story of diamond smuggling with a backdrop of child soldiers, brutal amputations, and countless senseless deaths. more... 0 Comments
Between the Lines' Scott Harris | U.S. Iran Tensions Arise as Second American Aircraft Carrier Heads to Persian Gulf~Interview with Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian- American Council, conducted by Scott Harris more... 0 Comments
sended by F Espinoza | En un año como 2006, complejo y cubierto para Cuba, como en cada uno de los últimos 48 años, por acciones y programas de Estados Unidos en su contra, la revolución cubana tuvo otra vez la virtud de decepcionar a sus enemigos... more... 0 Comments
wolfangel | This brief 6 minute video asks critical questions about our attitudes towards sex and war. more... 1 Comments
# | 2006 Bicyclist Memorial Ride, Sunday, January 7th, 2007
NY1 | A vigil began Monday outside a Queens police station to call attention to the deadly police shooting of Sean Bell.
Diane Krauthamer & Charles Fostrom | On a windy and brisk January morning, more than 50 foodstuffs workers and their supporters rang in the New Year with pickets to demand their basic rights as workers. The actions, held on the morning of Jan. 2 in front of local foodstuffs distributors, Amersino Marketing Group and EZ-Supply, were organized by the Food and Allied Workers Union of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), I.U. 460.
Working Class Emancipation | Drop the charges against the Smoke Shop Seven!
Task Force Subic Rape (TFSR) | "It's an utterly shameless act of collaboration of the Arroyo regime
SCP Administrative Services | So as to avoid burn-out, the Surveillance Camera Players will continue to offer free walking tours of heavily surveilled neighborhoods in NYC, but will do so every month (the last Sunday of every month) and not every week, as the group has been doing for over 6 years. This new schedule will also allow space/time for new one-off tours to be offered when merited by the occasion. more... 0 Comments
Weekly News Update | After 9pm on Dec. 29, Gerez was found alive, stripped to the waist, after having been thrown from a moving vehicle onto the street in the city of Garin, less than 10 kilometers from Escobar. Gerez said he was kidnapped by three men who kept him blindfolded with his hands and feet bound and burned him with cigarettes. more... 0 Comments
Weekly News Update | n a Dec. 27 press release, Centro Sin Fronteras said it fears that ICE may also be planning to arrest Elvira Arellano, an
de la zezta | El día de hoy a las 13 horas con 49 minutos, hora del frente de combate suroriental, el comandante Felipe, del Comité Clandestino Revolucionario Indígena (CCRI), del Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, inauguró el Primer Encuentro Entre los Pueblos Zapatistas y los Pueblos del Mundo, con la asistencia de más de mil personas de 40 países del mundo y aproximadamente 2 mil bases de apoyo de la zona zapatista tzotzil. more... 0 Comments
Reporters Without Borders | In 2006
Richard Mellor | No one should get pleasure from the death of another, but workers have no reason to mourn the passing of Gerald Ford more... 0 Comments
AJLPP-USA | The Alliance for A Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) -USA condemn in the strongest term the puppet Philippine government order that transferred convicted American serviceman Lance Corporal Daniel Smith to the custody of the US embassy .
AJLLP-USA | Political murders in the Philippines reached their highest level in 2006 since the toppling of dictator Ferdinand Marcos more than 20 years ago, human-rights activists say.
Indy-Argentina | Testigos que han declarado contra los dictadores, genocidas y torturadores de las dictaduras en Argentina están siendo desaparecidos. Como en México los negros tiempos de los crímenes de lesa humanidad de los gobiernos contra los ciudadanos tratan de volver y quedar impunes. more... 0 Comments
ACEU | The Secretary of Human Rights of the ACEU (Colombian Association of University Students) denounces these facts that are putting in danger the physical integrity of the leaders of the University of the Atlantico. more... 0 Comments
Haiti Action Committee | En la madrugada del viernes 22 de diciembre, desde aproximadamente las 3 de la mañana, 400 soldados de las fuerzas de ocupación de la ONU, dirigidas por brasileños, con vehículos blindados, realizaron un masivo ataque contra la población de Cité Soleil, sitiando una vez más a esa comunidad empobrecida.
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