Philip Stinard | My little brother Ángel, who's locked up in the Illinois correctional system, sent me this drawing and poem. It explains a very traumatic event in his life, and how his faith in God is helping him overcome his pain and straighten out his life. I will let Ángel's words speak for themselves. more... 1 Comments
Scott Sowle | This past week saw law enforcement in Contra Costa County California evict the homeless from their camps. more... 0 Comments
Payday | Turkish gay conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan, now on 29th day of hunger strike in military prison, after being sentenced to four years for refusing to serve more... 3 Comments
G. Dunkel | Several hundred thousand New York City commuters were delayed getting to work on Friday morning, Oct. 21, by an electrical fire in the West 4th Street station. Instead of dealing with the conditions that created this fire, however, the city is planning to spend hundreds of millions on a new surveillance system in the subways. more... 2 Comments
G. Dunkel | Several independent organizations of teachers are organizing a “vote no” campaign against the contract negotiated by the United Federation of Teachers with the New York City Department of Education. Over 200 teachers demonstrated outside the UFT headquarters on Oct. 21 urging the “no” vote. more... 2 Comments
Fred Goldstein | To be sure, a few slogans were added on. A New Orleans speaker was included in the program. But what was needed was to embrace the struggle of New Orleans for dear life. The Black leaders fighting for the cause of New Orleans should have been offered the opportunity to convene and discuss with the organizers, reshaping the program without sacrificing the struggle against the war. more... 0 Comments
Alex Gould |
bringer | still we ride more... 13 Comments
yezbok drahcir | Not long after the Iraq invasion, Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld attended a council meeting. more... 1 Comments
Jim the cigar man | Smoking and Dancing are going to be outlawed in NYC soon. more... 30 Comments
UNITED STUDENTS AGAINST SWEATSHOPS | Pressure Mounts on Coca-Cola in Murder of Workers at its Bottling Plant in Colombia
Max Uhlenbeck |
David van Deusen | A full account of the New orleans/Katrina crisis. From police murdering citizens, to the National Guard on night patrol, to the Ninth Ward, to Whiskey in the French Quarter. more... 0 Comments
Voices for Creative Nonviolence | New York -- Beginning at 12 noon on October 24, bells will toll in remembrance of the more than 100,000 Iraqis who have died as a consequence of the occupation in Iraq. A bell will toll each minute to memorialize the Iraqi fallen. We want to send a message to our Iraqi brothers and sisters that we are not indifferent to their grief. As the bell sounds, we also grieve for every deceased and wounded Iraqi, for every person tortured and detained and disappeared. We grieve for every orphan and widow. more... 0 Comments
Peter B. | Already chilling the champaign and practicing his acceptance speeches, Mike Bloomberg is still being probed, prodded and hounded about on the web. All this, as a welcoming into his 4th complete year as a public servant (?) and his ferver of being re-elected as mayor of NYC. Questions are now being asked as to the validity of Bloomy's "press releases" and mayorial goings on about the city over the last 4 years. more... 0 Comments
Arturo J. Pérez Saad | The U.S. wanted to criminalize Kayak’s action. The district attorney hoped to give him 90 days in prison. But this hearing came soon after the cowardly assassination of independence fighter Filiberto Ojeda Ríos in Puerto Rico by an FBI hit squad. The Puerto Rican community was angry and activated, and came out in large numbers to the Manhattan court. more... 0 Comments
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October 22 Coalition-NY | Despite a forecast of pouring rain, about 100 stepped out to the streets to mark the 10th Annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation in New York City.
David Roknich |
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