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Tompkins Square Park Police Riot Tape - rare screening Sunday 3:15pm

PT | On the 19th Anniversary of the Tompkins Square Park Police Riot --- And in the context of New York City's ongoing Camera Wars --- Join Clayton Patterson for a rare screening of his footage from the Tompkins Square Park Police Riot of August 6 and 7, 1988. more...  1 Comments

OBAMA ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS USE

Thomas Riggins | Clinton and Dodd support keeping open the policy option of committing crimes against humanity to further US imperial ambitions more...  0 Comments

Spitzer Vetos Reforms to Welfare to Work Program

Hunger Action Network | New York has one of the weakest welfare to work programs in the country, ranked 47th in the country by the federal government. Counties refuse to provide training or education to welfare participants until "they get a job," but they fail to follow up with the participants once they find a job. The result is that hardly anyone leaving welfare is escaping poverty. State lawmakers passed a bill to try to get NYC and the counties to pay attention to trying to find living wage jobs. The state media and welfare officials all attacked the measure however. more...  0 Comments

'Jim Crow' regaining confidence in Louisiana?

citizen | Stop the return of jim crow in louisiana. more...  0 Comments

Letter from Andy Stepanian and Malik Lamarr!

have their backs! | Letter from Andy Stepanian and Malik Lamarr as Andy's Birthday is coming up (August 8th!). Malik's wishlist can be found at  http://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/17RX31S9HAETM/

Andy's wishlist is at  http://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/1H7ARVHMZ78KG/ more...  0 Comments

JFAV JOINS 5th HISTORIC LOS ANGELES FILIPINOTOWN FESTIVAl, Aug 4-5, 2007

Justice for the Filipino American Veterans |
Los Angeles—Justice for Filipino American Veterans ( JFAV ) composed of Filipino World War II veterans and their advocates, will join the 5th Historic Filipino Town Festival on August 4 and 5.

Energized by recent victories JFAV veterans leaders led by Commanders Franco Arcebal,Peping Baclig, Jack Vergara and Nick Gadia will support the 5th year of commemorative activities on the designation by the city as Historic Filipinotown.

The August 4-5 activities will be capped by a 5-kilometer run on Sunday Aug.5 More than 300 runners and walkers will participate on the event.
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The expression of the subversive love of the Cuban revolution

posted by F Espinoza | Not only have you graduated as medical doctors, but also as humanists. You have learned what it means to practice international solidarity and have understood the reality of preventive and healing medicine in a socio-political context. This brings to reality the much celebrated phrase of Jose Marti: Homeland is Humanity. more...  0 Comments

OSCAR LOPEZ AND CARLOS ALBERTO TORRES FREEDOM FESTIVAL!! FRIDAY AUG. 3rd

"El Lucho Sigue" de PROYECTO AUTOGESTION | Following the energy from our Hip Hop Victory over the NYPD, we
continue to present another Freedom Festival! This time we do it in
Times Square, in the heart of the capitalist world! We call all of Hip
Hop to come through in support of our Puerto Rican Political
Prisoners, Oscar Lopez and Carlos Alberto Torres. Viva Puerto Rico
Libre!!
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Starbucks Organizing Hits Europe Along w/ Union-Busting

Worker Freedom | Report from Starbucks organizing in Europe
by Diane Krauthamer and Adam Lincoln
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Federal Court Should Release Secret Court Opinion and Secret Documents

NYCLU | "Secret court opinions are completely out of place in the American justice system," said Corey Stoughton, NYCLU Staff Attorney and lead counsel on the case. "Especially when there are allegations of unlawful government surveillance and abuse of executive power at play, the public has a right to understand the government's arguments and the courts' justifications for their decisions." more...  0 Comments

The New York Caravan: A Rolling Revolution

posted by F Espinoza | We learned many things during our stay in Cuba. The most prominent thing, however, or the thing that was always present was a feeling of great love. Wherever we traveled in Cuba there was community, which was a huge contrast to the individualistic lifestyles we had been used to seeing in the US. more...  1 Comments

Fight Racism in New York City Hall - Protest Speaker Christine Quinn

Amadi Ajamu | Fight Racism & White Supremacy in New York City Hall
PROTEST NYC COUNCIL SPEAKER CHRISTINE QUINN - Hands Off Viola Plummer!

Thursday, August 9, 2007, 3pm - 6pm
Christine Quinn’s District Office, 224 West 30th Street (between 7th & 8th Aves), NYC more...  3 Comments

Latino Delivery Workers Sue Flor de Mayo Resstaurant for Labor Rights Violations

Virginia Lora | Four Latino delivery workers are pressing charges against Flor de Mayo, a Peruvian-Chinese restaurant in Manhattan, for minimum wage and overtime law violations. Workers were doing the jobs of delivery men and porter, working as many as six days a week, and as many as 72 hours each week while being paid $1.25 an hours. Surrounded by coworkers from Flor de Mayo and surrounding restaurants as well as labor organizers from NMASS and their Justice Will be Served campaign, they made their demands public on Tuesday July 24th at a press conference that took place outside the Flor de Mayo on 484 Amsterdam Avenue. more...  11 Comments

Salvery and Racism and exploitataion of summer workers in West Yellowstone, Mont

Donald Cervero | The Us Parks Service, Montana and Wyomings dirty little secret is that slavery is alive and well
in West Yellowstone, Montana and neighboring Yellowstone National Park communities. Workers are forced to work long hours for minimal pay while living in filthy, sometimes bug/mouse infested run down housing. more...  3 Comments

Big raid against refugees in Oujda (Morocco)

wladimir johnny | Moroccan security forces carried out a raid on the campus of Oujda university, which has served as a space to live for the migrants for quite some time, in the early morning of 26 July 2007. More than 450 persons have been arrested. more...  0 Comments

In Spite of Everything

posted by F Espinoza | The most important achievement of the Revolution has been the capacity to resist a blockade for almost half century as well as privations of every sort... more...  0 Comments

Benefit for Anarchist collectives involved in the Oaxacn uprising! 7/31 Brooklyn

love and resistance | The love and resistance collective and the in our hearts network are having a Benefit for Anarchist collectives in Mexico this Tuesday, July 31st. There are a variety of anarchist groups involved in diverse struggles in Mexico, from the uprising in Oaxaca, support for political prisoners, as well as anti border actions. more...  1 Comments

Armed neo-Nazis assault Antifa in Morristown after anti-immigrant rally

Morristown Antifa | Wherever neo-Nazis go, injustice follows. Morristown on Saturday was no different. After the July 28, 2007 anti-immigrant rally in Morristown, NJ, two neo-Nazis attacked antifascists behind town hall. The neo-Nazis, 40-year old Frederick K. Williams ("Erick_K_W" on Stormfront) and Annette Williams of North Bergen, NJ, jumped from their pick-up truck armed with baseball bats and knives and assaulted pro-immigrant counter-protesters. more...  1 Comments

Reviewing Michael Parenti's "Democracy for the Few" - by Stephen Lendman

Stephen Lendman | America's democracy works only for the privileged more...  0 Comments

Cuba 2007: Al habla con el Movimiento Libertario Cubano

Movimiento Libertario Cubano | * Entrevista hecha por el periódico ruso Situación, del colectivo anarquista Acción Autónoma www.avtonom.org, al MLC sobre el actual cuadro político en la isla. La traducción al castellano se publicó en El Libertario # 50, Venezuela, 2007. Mas información en www.mlc.contrapoder.org.ve y en www.nodo50.org/ellibertario more...  2 Comments

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