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Ramapo High School Walkout in Support of Teachers

Adam | Students from Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes, NJ are going to walk out of classes on Monday in support of the teachers in their on-going dispute with the Board of Education. The teachers in the Ramapo-Indian Hills district have been working all year without a contract. more...  1 Comments

Domestic Workers Group Demands Full Investigation of Filipina's Death

Kabalikat Domestic Workers Support-- NY/NJ | The Filipina domestic workers support network known as KABALIKAT, an organizing project of the Philippine Forum, convened over 75 domestic workers and concerned community members for a forum last Sunday, April 1, demanding a full investigation behind the mysterious death of Felisa "Fely" Garcia, 58, a Filipina domestic caregiver found dead by an alleged suicide in her bedroom last March 14 in the Bronx. more...  0 Comments

Politically Motivated and Retaliatory Evictions

Janet C. Phelan | Evictions and home seizures deployed against activists. more...  0 Comments

UN Security council must sanction US and UK

Henk Ruyssenaars - Foreign correspondent | GPS material found aboard of the Iranian territory invading UK commando boats proves the UK attack boats and crews were in Iranian waters when they were arrested. Also the crews of U.S. airplanes again have violated Iran's airspace, breaching international law and decency as usual. more...  0 Comments

WED 4/4: Free Screening of Citizen King on MLK Memorial Day; Vox Pop, 7 PM

Vox Pop | Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the greatest American of the 20th Century. In the years after "I Have A Dream," King embarked on a controversial struggle to fix the nation’s problems of war and poverty. Citizen King explores the last five years in King's life to illuminate this little-known chapter in the story of America's most important and influential moral leader. We are proud to host this FREE screening of Citizen King on the anniversary of his tragic assassination. 7 PM more...  0 Comments

Manipulating the Oz Masses

nano | It’s confirmed, total panic grips Howard government over Hicks scandal! The novice Environment Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has weighed in on the Hicks debate with a wild accusation inferring that Hicks was “.. seeking to destroy our civilisation.” -- what next? Turnbull's statement follows hot on the heels of the stratospheric logic (see link) displayed by the Federal Treasurer in his effort to save the government -- who's next? more...  0 Comments

France "Let these kids grow up here!"

Laissezlesgrandirici | "Laissez-les grandir ici!" (Let these kids grow up here!)

Here is a short film that has been seen over 80,000 times on the internet and thousands more in cinemas in France, where, through the eyes and voices of children, it questions again the politics of deportation of so-called "illegal" immigrants – this is the midst of the election campaigns. A national petition is gaining momentum and may well gather more signatures than last year's civil disobedience campaign "Nous les prenons sous notre protection" (We will protect them)
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Palestinians Renounce the Right of Return

Mazin Qumsiyeh | Ramallah April 1, 2007.-- "The newly appointed Palestinian leader Sasi Nasoos announced that he secured the agreement of all Palestinian factions on a new unity platform to replace the Palestinian Thawabet (constants) and previous unity agreements and supplant International law. " more...  0 Comments

IWW Hits Giant Big Apple with Daily Pickets

Stephanie Blight | Members from the NYC IWW put up daily picket lines this past week in front of Giant Big Apple Beer Ltd in Woodside, Queens. People were out there every day from Monday through Saturday. The pickets were held in response to the vandalism of union workers’ cars. The goal of the pickets was to hurt the company by preventing trucks from making deliveries to the company. more...  1 Comments

Hicks case becomes Quicksand for Oz Government

budgie | When things are a bit slow we can always rely on the Australian conservative government to entertain us -- their now very desperate (divorced from reality) attempts to come out of the Hicks “saga” smelling roses are entertaining if nothing else. The impossibility of the Howard government looking good over any issue relating to Hicks hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of the Federal Treasurer, Peter Costello. The Treasurer has very unwisely waded into the debate with characteristic arrogance and miscalculated comments directed at Hicks. Try as Costello might to incriminate Hicks and brand him a murderer, the facts defy his every attempt. more...  0 Comments

Time for Lula to Stop Doing Bush's Dirty Work in Haiti

By BEN TERRALL | Lula has been criticized for following the Bush Administration on foreign trade policy, but he may be in even more hot water for following Bush on a foreign military adventure. more...  0 Comments

Native Youth Movement: Forces' terror manual lists natives with Hezbollah

Ytzhak | "Radical natives are listed in the Canadian army's
counterinsurgency manual as a potential military opponent, lumping
aboriginals in with the Tamil Tigers, Hezbollah and the Islamic Jihad.... more...  0 Comments

Canadian Military's new Counterinsurgency Manual aims at Aboriginal Struggles

Thor | From CTV:

"Army manual lumps radical natives with Hezbollah"

31/03/2007

Radical natives are included on the same list as the Tamil Tigers and Hezbollah in a new counterinsurgency manual being prepared for the Canadian army. more...  0 Comments

The Racist War On Immigrants

Stephen Lendman | The Bush administration's racist war on Latino immigrants. more...  0 Comments

South Bronx Students Fight City Hall

antrim | About sixty students from the Community Social Justice School and supporters held a press conference yesterday on the steps of the Tweed Courthouse, where the Department of Education is located, to speak out against intrusive and unfair behavior of NYPD officers as well as additional security officals who conduct security in the school.

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) were present at the school last week to monitor the metal dectection security process applied to students following concern expressed by an after school program coordinator, Karim Lopez, who was fired when the school found out he called the NYCLU.

Currently, students are waiting the decision of the Chancellor, who will rule on the issue. more...  2 Comments

Final day Indigenas America's - Abya Yala (Guatemala)

MM | This friday the final day of:
III Cumbre Centinental de Puebles y Nacionalidades Indígenas de Abya Yala
"Pueblos y Nacionalidades Indigenas de la Resistencia al Poder"

Please assist with translations, reproducing, replacing, copying and publishing the info and texts! more...  0 Comments

Best 2007 Activist's Information Source

Lynda Carson | Seek & Yee Shall Find! more...  1 Comments

Join the Fight to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal! Appeals Court Hearing Set for May 17

Partisan Defense Committee |
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has informed attorneys for death row political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal that it will hear oral argument on Mumia’s habeas corpus appeal on May 17 in Philadelphia. PDC Labor Coordinator Gene Herson says, “With Mumia’s case in its final legal stages, the need for mass, labor-centered protest is more urgent than ever.” Free Mumia! Abolish the racist death penalty!
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American Justice: Hicks Tortured, Rumsfeld Exonerated!

Kingfisher | The now infamous Donald Rumsfeld has avoided legal responsibility for the extremely controversial ruling he made in December 2002, which effectively allowed the U.S. military to utilise torture methods against their perceived or imagined enemies. An American court ruled that Rumsfeld had no case to answer due principally to the fact that as Secretary of Defence he was IMMUNE from the charges! One Law for you and another for me! If the public ever wondered why Bush, Blair and Howard appear unconcerned over the prospect of war crimes charges, perhaps the Rumsfeld decision sheds some light on the matter. more...  0 Comments

Prince of Pot Mark Emery blames A.P.E. for draconian U.S. Drug policy.

Habeus Mentum and DJ Suss D of Killradio.org | Mark Emery is currently awaiting U.S. trial for drug offense in Vancouver BC more...  0 Comments

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