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8 de enero: La Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel CGN, desaloja comunidades mayas q'eq'chi

Coordinadora Nacional Indígena y Campesina | 1. El 8 de enero, del presente año, las fuerzas policíacas privadas GAR y el ejército desalojaron de manera violenta a las comunidades La Pista y La Unión de 80 y 228 familias Q’eq’chí respectivamente, en El Estor, Izabal.

2. El día 9 de enero, a las 10 de la mañana, fue desalojada la comunidad La Revolución, siempre en El Estor, Izabal, afectando a 175 familias Q’eq’chí, que ocupaba 40 caballerías de tierras. more...  0 Comments

1/14 NYC Screening of "Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation

G. Pason | This hour-long documentary is a provocative look at a historical event of which few Americans are aware. In mid-January, 1893, armed troops from the U.S.S. Boston landed at Honolulu in support of a treasonous coup d'etat against the constitutional sovereign of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili'uokalani. The event was described by U.S. President Grover Cleveland as "an act of war."
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Close Guantánamo!

sended by F Espinoza | GUANTÁNAMO.— Luchadores civiles estadounidenses, entre quienes se cuentan relevantes figuras del movimiento contra la guerra en Iraq, familiares de prisioneros y ex prisioneros, llegarán este jueves hasta las inmediaciones de la Base Naval para exigir el cese de la ocupación y el desmantelamiento de la ilegal cárcel que mantiene EE.UU. en esa instalación en la bahía de Guantánamo, territorio usurpado a Cuba. more...  0 Comments

Maia Holway

Maia Holway | En la busqueda de una sociedad mas justa, mas
igualitaria, con mas posibilidades para todo el
mundo es que proponemos que nos acompañes en
nuestro proyecto. more...  2 Comments

March towards Justice on MLK Day with the IWW

D | Join the IWW in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr's birthday with a march through industrial Brooklyn to protest the illegal firings of 22 warehouse workers. more...  1 Comments

Venezuela 2006: Continued repression of popular protest

CRA - El Libertario, Venezuela | * El Libertario, the voice of the Comision de Relaciones Anarquistas of Venezuela, analyzes the how and the why of the increasing state repression against the growing social discontent that belies the pseudo-revolutionary discourse of the Chavez regime. more...  4 Comments

Reflections on the Murder of Saddam Hussein

Thomas Riggins | Killing of Saddam only shows that the American client government in the Green Zone lacks any moral credibility. more...  2 Comments

Outing the Constitutional Criminals

populist | The purpose of the personal income tax is to redistribute wealth upward and to control the civil society. The purpose of the Federal Reserve is to redistribute the wealth upward and to control the civil society. The receivers of the redistributed wealth and the controllers of the society are the private owners of the Federal Reserve -- not the government.
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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: NYC Grassroots Media Conference - Feb 24, 2007 at New School University

NYC Grassroots Media Coalition | This year, the NYC Grassroots Media Conference seeks to ask: What are the common threads inherent in our global struggles for social change and how does media contribute to our understanding of the root causes of injustice faced by world communities? From educating ourselves and our government leaders to spreading our messages and recruiting broader and more diverse constituencies into our campaigns, media is central to the struggle for social justice. Therefore, the fight for better access to and representation in the media is essential for advancing peace and justice both at home and abroad.

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Global actions target Starbucks union-busters

Worker Freedom | Actions in some fifty cities around the world, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand and American cities including New York, Chicago, Minneapolis and San Francisco protested Starbucks’ anti-union practices and the wrongful firing of five union activists over the Thanksgiving weekend Nov. 24.
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U.S. and Rest of West Termed Land with World's Poorest Human Rights Record

Johnny Dangerously | The United States and other Western countries admonish other countries as if they were "human rights judges", but this is the height of sarcasm reminding one of a thief crying "stop the thief!" Noting that social vices of all descriptions fostered by the idea of money-almighty and misanthropy prevail and social inequality is virtually getting serious as the days go by in those countries: more...  0 Comments

Till Deportation Do Us Part

Rebecca DeRosa | Now that the Republicans have lost control of Congress, perhaps legislation such as the Uniting American Families Act will finally get passed. This bill would give U.S. citizens the right to give their loved ones citizenship.

Yes, this is a right that already exists, but only if you marry someone of the opposite sex.
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Register Now! NYC Grassroots Media Conference, Feb 24, 2007 - New School University

radiKelly kaPOWski | Join us for the 4th Annual NYC Grassroots Media Conference, where we will
strategize how media can be used as a tool to achieve social justice across
boundaries and beyond borders. more...  0 Comments

DEA is Upset About Sean Bell Protests

casolaro | The Detectives Endowment Association is upset about the participation of union members in the protests against the brutal murder of Sean Bell by undercover agents of the New York Police Department. more...  0 Comments

Carta de la señorita Marple a la señora Maigret

Carlos Ortiz de Zárate | La señorita Marple explica a la señora Maigret que el método de la última para combatir la conspiración de los medios de comuniación para trastocar los conceptos de ciudadano, de Estado Nación y de organización plurilateral es bueno, como lo prueba el amplio debate sobre el mismo que precede esta carta, sin embargo la emisora sugiere cambiar el planteamiento sobre el método para alcanzar objetivos de acercamiento a la cotidianidad.

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Gerry McGeough and Eamonn McCann coalesce to defeat Sinn Fein

Tomas Mooney | Irish newspapers are today reporting that Gerry McGeough and Eamonn McCann are going to stand for the N. I. parliament in the upcoming elections. By so doing they would split the nationalist vote and may defeat the Provisional Sinn Fein candidates. more...  1 Comments

Standards for Rembrance: Crimes Against Humanity From Ford to Saddam

Joe Nevins | Now that both Gerald Ford and Saddam Hussein are dead and buried, the question of how they will be remembered here in the United States arises. If the talk of officialdom and the mainstream media outlets thus far is any indicator-and surely it is-the U.S. collective memories of the two leaders will be diametrically opposed.
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NAACP says Mumia Abu-Jamal's trial was racist

Hans Bennett | “The blacks from the low income areas are less likely to convict. There's a resentment for law enforcement and a resentment for authority....you don't want those people on your jury, let's face it.” more...  1 Comments

Demonstration in Solidarity With Mapuche Struggles

nyc solidarity | Nearly a dozen people demonstrated outside of the Astor Place Benetton store in NYC two days ago. After angrily entering the store and being kicked out, the demonstrators set up a picket outside of the Benetton. Flyers were distributed and conversations started with shoppers, with the aim of disrupting business. more...  1 Comments

New Radio-essays by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal | Here are several new radio essays by black death-row political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, including this first one about the new US Congress. Abu-Jamal's case it at a critical juncture with oral arguments expected any month. After these, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals will decide whether or not to grant Mumia a new trial. more...  0 Comments

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