04 | A treasure trove of police documents are available on the NYPD website about their spying on anti-RNC activists before the Republican National Convention in 2004. The doc are also link from the New York Times, a leading sponsor of the RNC, as well as many newspapers more... 0 Comments
posted by F Espinoza | At the 6th Hemispheric Meeting in Havana, when the discussion turned to the subject of production of biofuels from foodstuffs, which are constantly getting more expensive, the huge majority voiced their opposition with indignation... more... 0 Comments
AJLPP-New York | Immigrants and their advocated returned to the streets for the first time since May Day with Latino elected officials in tow, escorted by the LAPD who piggy backed for “public relations” during the march/rally to erase police brutality. More than 25,000 immigrant rights activists marched Thursday to Macarthur Park to again call for a path to citizenship for the nation's 12 million illegal immigrants. The Filipino contingent led by the Pilipino Workers Center and the AJLPP attended by scores of youth activists was very prominent in the march waving Filipino flags and charting MAKIBAKA, HUWAG MATAKOT! . Waving Mexican, Salvadorian, Honduran, Filipino and American flags and signs reading "No to Deportation," and calling for genuine legalization, about 25,000 marchers gathered about 6 p.m. for a brief rally in front of Immanuel Presbyterian Church on Wilshire Boulevard before heading to the park several blocks away.
African Liberation Day 2007 | On May 26th at Anacostia Park, located in the heart of southeast Washington D.C., the African community will be introduced to a young leader very few of us are familiar with. His name is Chernoh Alpha M. Bah. He is a former child soldier who fought in the civil war in Sierra Leone during the 1990’s. He is an award winning, world renowned journalist. And at the young age of 28, he is the leader of the Africanist movement, a political organization in West Africa of more than 70,000 young activists dedicated to the liberation of African people. more... 0 Comments
AJLPP-New York | The Alliance Philippines (AJLPP) and the Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) vehemently oppose the US Senate proposals that will turn 12 million immigrants into “guest workers” and scrap the family reunification laws that should unite and not separate families. The new US senate taunted proposals that constitutes a far-reaching change in the immigration system that would admit future arrivals seeking to put down roots in the U.S. based on their skills, education levels and job experience, limiting the importance of family ties.
Diane Krauthamer | On May 17, Starbucks workers and their allies took to the streets in NYC and around the world to demand justice from the world's largest coffee chain for baristas and coffee farmers. more... 2 Comments
BlueBird | 25 years later Turkish higher education is still managed by the very same militaristic mentality. more... 1 Comments
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Fredric L. Rice | Protesting against the Scientology corporation's alleged crimes and abuses, world-renouwn human rights activist Keith Henson is arrested and jailed.
Union of Students in Ireland | The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is marking International Day against Homophobia today (Thursday 17th May) by calling on the Irish Government to oppose the stigmatising of gay people by laws and judicial decisions in Ireland and abroad. more... 0 Comments
Viva Palestina | We invite all upstanding citizens and non-citizens to throw a pie or confection of your choice at Donald Rumsfeld as he comes to the New York offices of Penguin Books at 375 Hudson Street at 3:30pm. Don't let him get away with selling his story. more... 2 Comments
AJLPP-New York | he Sixth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) slated to start on May 14 in New York will focus on indigenous peoples’ rights to lands, territories and natural resources.
Alerta NYC! | McCain, Giuliani to Headline Event
AJLPP-New York | ariin at ubos tinding binatikos ngayon ng Alyansa (AJLPP) ang ginawang pagpapahinto ng ng Commission on Elections sa lahat ng quick count na isinasagawa ng mga television at radio stations dahil na rin sa pagsisimula ng official canvassing ng National Board of Canvassers sa mga boto para sa mga kandi datong senador. “ Ang tinig ng bayan ay dapat pakinggan. Nagsalita na ang masang Pilipino sa pamamagitan ng balota. Ayaw na nila sa mga alipures na tuta ni Gloria lalo na kay Gloria’’ pahayag ni Mario Santos, pambansang tagapagsalita ng AJLPP. “ Kahit anu pang pandaraya ang gawin ni Gloria tulad ng ginawa nila noong 2004, napahayag na ng saloobin ang masang Pilipino. Ang pagboto nila sa mga kumakatwan sa oposisyon tulad kay LTJG Antonio Trillanes ay sampal sa kanyang paghahari. more... 0 Comments
Oliver D. | David Venegas Reyes Visited in Prison by a Governor Emissary; Repression Against Autonomist Movements Increases more... 0 Comments
flo .c | Vicenza, Italy - Without a mass mobilization of indignant citizen the atomic secrets buried in the caves and bunkers of the Berici Hills around Vicenza would have remained secreted below the loads of cement hastily poured over them. The concrete may have temporarily buried the evidence had not the U.S. military decided to extend their bases and expand these perfect underground storage spaces for more of their weapons of war. more... 0 Comments
AJLPP-New York | The US-Arroyo Regime's Commission on Elections (Comelec) asked the two television networks ABS-CBN and GMA 7 to stop the quick counts as they were “unauthorized.” The US-Arroyo regime was greatly alarmed that the quick count reports shpwed the opposition and the progressive party-list groups like GABRIELA and ANAKPAWIS are leading the exit polls and the quick count and are trashing the administration candidates all over the nation. The exit polls disprove the admisntration early "trending " results and spin that they will win hands down in Visayas and Mindanao. The quick count form the media oulets also confirmed the survey conducted by poll agencies like PULSE ASIA and the SWS that the opposition are heavily winning in all areas. At the press time, the Geneuine Opposition (G0) is winning by 8 spots and most of its candidates for senators are within the winning column of 12. While the most rabid GMA supporters like Mike Defensor and Chavit Singson are far, far behind.
Steve Wishnia / The Indypendent | What transformed the Christian right from a bunch of lunatic clowns who thought the name of the band Kiss stood for "Kids in Satan's Service" to a powerful bloc in the Republican Party? The Rev. Jerry Falwell, who died May 15 at the age of 73, symbolized that change, when his self-styled "Moral Majority" emerged as a key force behind the election of Ronald Reagan. more... 6 Comments
George Mann | Both Yikes! McGee and George and JUlius have been writing and singing anti-Bush and anti-war songs for years, and this concert pairs them in a night of celebration of the crumbling of Bush's administration and, hopefully soon, his war. Two sets each, admission by donation (pass the hat!). They will be singing labor and anti-war classics as well as many originals and songs from the "Hail to the Thief" anti-Bush CD compilations. more... 0 Comments
AJLPP-New York | The US Senate, will finally begin debates this coming Wednesday, May 16, on the much-awaited comprehensive immigration reform bill. The new comprehensive immigration reform bill is supposed to decide the fate of more than 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States.
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