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Now there’s blood even in your bananas

KMU | Be careful when you peel open your fresh bananas from the Philippines – it’s oozing with blood. more...  0 Comments

Walden Bello, Akbayan using extra-judicial killings to boost election aspirations

KMU | The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) condemns the exploitation of the ongoing bloodbath in the Philippines by Walden Bello and Akbayan in order to win seats in the upcoming elections. more...  1 Comments

Next Fair Food NYC Planning Meeting

FF NYC | Bring your ideas and energy, as we begin a new year of campaigning in solidarity with the farmworkers in Immokalee. more...  0 Comments

New Orleans Tenants Face Eviction by Unnatural Causes Right Now!

Tommy SP-NYC | A friend of mine called last night from New Orleans; he and several other people are occupying apartments in the St. Bernard Housing Development, which the Housing Authority of New Orleans plans to demolish and redevelop, leaving thousands of tenants homeless. The city of New Orleans plans to get an injunction against the residents returning to their apartments, as well as against the occupation, as early as tomorrow. The folks inside suggested an email/phone campaign to bring the occupation and the demands of the occupiers to light. For background, you can go to
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AJLPP Support The Petition to the Supreme Court To Declare VFA unconstitutional

AJLPP-USA | The Alliance for A Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) –USA wholeheartedly support the call of nationalist and progressive Filipinos led by Former Senate president Jovito Salonga, former Senator Wigberto Tañada, retired Court of Appeals associate justice Jose de la Rama; and lawyers Emilio Capulong, Harry Roque, and Florin Hilbay to declare as unconstitutional the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) for allegedly creating a "privileged class among criminals more...  0 Comments

2 anarchists still on hunger strike (Tarasio Zadarozni & Gerasimos Kyriakopoulos)

imc athens | ATHENS, GREECE: STATE REPRESSION more...  0 Comments

New Orleans Tenants Face Eviction by Unnatural Causes Right Now!

friend of St. Bernard Housing Development | Several people have returned to and are occupying apartments in the St. Bernard Housing Development, which the city has been keeping vacant since the floods during Hurricane Katrina. These people are there at the request of, and as guests of, leaseholders in St. Bernard's. The Housing Authority of New Orleans plans to demolish and redevelop this historic housing project and 3 others, leaving thousands of tenants homeless. more...  0 Comments

AJLPP: GMA caused people's widespread cynicism and Fatigue of People Power 1 and 2 in RP

AJLPP-NY | On January 20, 2001, the people of the Philippines overthrew President Joseph Estrada and installed Vice President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Six years after the EDSA 2 uprising that toppled President Joseph Estrada.

AJLPP-USA a group in the US working for a just and lasting peace laments that the political situation turned to worse for the Filipinos. AJLPP condemns the continued political killings in the Philippines.More than 800 persons had been killed by "death squads of the military" since 2001.

AJLPP also scores the US-Arroyo's intrasigence in promoting peace negoatiations between the NDFP and the GRP. The peace talks had been stalled since 2002. more...  0 Comments

Break with the "peace" popular front

Fred Bergen | ************************************************
Peace parades can't stop the surge and slaughter
Answer imperialist war with class war

To the union members marching on January 27: Turn your anti-war contingent on Saturday into an anti-war picket line on Monday! more...  3 Comments

The donkey won't fly: How to end the war, for real

Yosef M. | ************************************************
Peace parades can't stop the surge and slaughter
Answer imperialist war with class war

The Goodyear strike shows that US workers and the peoples of Iraq face a common enemy, the exploiting class of capitalists in the US, those who own and control everything, including their political puppets in the White House and Congress. more...  2 Comments

Starbucks Workers Union Expands to Maryland in Spite of Harsh Anti-Union Effort

Worker Freedom | Barista Struggle for Fair Wages and Secure Hours Extends Across Three States
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Australian Government Must Act for Release of David Hicks from Guantanamo

Marlene Obeid | Australians, across the political spectrum, are now demanding the release and repatriation of David Hicks from the US prison at Guantanamo. Members of parliament must do all that is necessary to redress the travesty of justice that has seen this young Australian spend five years and two months in legal limbo. more...  1 Comments

Karl Kemp & Associates (antique dealer) sues homeless people for being in front of his store.

Anonymous | This is becuase Karl Kemp has decided that the homeless are "blocking WINDOW DISPLAYS" and "Alienating customers" according to an AP wire story on the lawsuit. While he can never collect the $1M even if he wins in court, the stay aways would set a brutal legal precedent that would spread like wildfire as other businesses "follow suit" so to speak. more...  5 Comments

Saturday: Immigrant Workers Fighting Back in Brooklyn!

D | Join Make the Road by Walking and the IWW in a march through Bushwick to protest the widespread failure to pay immigrant workers minimum wage and overtime throughout Bushwick. more...  2 Comments

Prisoners: New Regs May Deny Reentry of Genderqueer Folk to U.S

kaitlyn tikkun | Passports are now required for any citizen's reentry to the United States. This leaves the bulk of our genderqueer citizens locked out of the ability to enter and return to the US. more...  4 Comments

50 Shots and a Mule - New Documentary About Sean Bell Protests

Glass Bead Collective | 50 Shots and a Mule focuses on December 16 and December 22nd protests against police brutality sparked by NYPD murder of Sean Bell on his wedding day. The second part of the film was shot with a combination of regular and 360 degree "immersive" cameras.

See also: The 50 Day Sean Bell Vigil in Queens more...  2 Comments

Activists to Protest International Diamond Convention in New York, Feb. 5th

African People's Solidarity Committee | On February 5th, human rights activists will hold a demonstration at the New York City Hilton Hotel where the 4th Annual Rapaport International Diamond Conference will take place. The diamond is on the defensive. more...  0 Comments


Win Animal Rights | Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007 - Meet at Lexington Avenue and 86th Street at 4:00 PM
Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007 - Meet at Lexington Avenue and 86th Street at 4:00 PM

***Join us for a vegan dinner at a local restaurant after the demos*** more...  2 Comments

Images from IWW march in Brooklyn

Diane Krauthamer | On January 15, 2007, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, over one hundred and twenty IWW union members, supporters and labor movement allies marched on and picketed the warehouse of Handyfat Trading Inc. in Brooklyn, where union workers were recently fired. Read the full story here: more...  0 Comments

Youth Campaign in Solidarity with the Cuban Five...

sended by F Espinoza | Friends and comrades all over the world,
On behalf of the brave and noble people of which we are part, the Cuban youth is calling on youth and student movements, associations and the young population of the entire world to join the struggle for truth and justice, as they have so many times before in the long history of humanity. more...  0 Comments

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