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Mobilize to Support Autoworkers

Socialist Party USA Labor Commission | On Saturday September 24th over 73,000 UAW workers across the country walked out in the first nationwide GM strike in 37 years. The Socialist Party USA calls upon its members and allies to demand a decisive victory for striking UAW workers and upon the entire labor movement to mobilize in solidarity.
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The Wage Gap and the Choice Gap: Thursday on WBAI radio

Joy of Resistance radio collective | On Thursday, September 27 between 11:00 am and noon, Joy of Resistance, Multicultural Feminist Radio @ WBAI (99.5 FM) will present “The Wage Gap and the Choice Gap." more...  0 Comments

Rally with NYC Taxi Drivers Sept. 26 11 am

New York Taxi Workers Alliance | Join the New York Taxi Workers Alliance as we fight the installation of unnecessary and invasive GPS technology in cabs. We have filed a lawsuit against the GPS, and need your support at our day in court! Meet us at the US District Court building at 500 Pearl St., Wednesday, September 26th at 11:00 am, and show your opposition to the GPS! more...  0 Comments

Coalition of Anti-War Groups Protest Bush's Visit to the UN.

Alex Kane | On the morning of September 25, 2007, a loose coalition of anti-war groups gathered outside the UN at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza to protest the visit of George W. Bush. The coalition comprised of the NYC chapter of World Can’t Wait, Code Pink, Grannies for Peace, the War Resisters League, and a host of other groups, and the amount of people totaled about 1200. Barricades lined 1st avenue, with a large contingent of police officers deployed to deal with the chaos that ensues when world leaders converge on New York City, especially unpopular ones. The protest was confined to an area that was closed off with barricades on both sides. more...  7 Comments

Citizen's arrest of Bush at UN today

Arrest Cheney First | A citizen's arrest warrant has been issued! Please do your duty and see that it is served!

As George Bush made his appearance and speech today at the United Nations in NYC, 1,000 people issued a citizen's arrest warrant against him for war crimes and crimes against humanity. more...  1 Comments

Jena 6 in New York

Willie Mays | Forget Ahmadinejah - we have more pressing problems at home. Notice the NYT is nowhere to be found on this story and all over the Jena 6.

Race issues in New York City? In Manhattan? Never!

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The Cuban Five

posted by F Espinoza | I attended a briefing by Leonard Weinglass (he of the Daniel Ellsberg/Pentagon Papers fame, of the Amy Carter tribulations, and other famous efforts to achieve justice against at times huge odds) at Howard University's Law School on Wednesday, 12 September. I was stunned by what counselor Weinglass revealed... more...  0 Comments

EZLN Communique September 22 suspending the second phase of the Other Campaign

de la comisión sexta | The Sixth Commission of the EZLN will suspend the journey of the second phase of the Other Campaign to the states and regions of the center and south of the country that it had announced for the months of October, November, and December of 2007. In its place, we will carry out civil and peaceful actions in defense of the Zapatista Communities. more...  1 Comments

Reminder: 9/27 Immigration Dialogue in Brooklyn

The Politics of Immigration | Have you heard an anti-immigrant argument that you feel is wrong, but need the facts to contest? (For example: "Immigrants are a drain on social services.") Do you have your own fear or concern about the issue? (For example: "Are the lowest-paid US-born workers really hurt by immigration?") more...  0 Comments

Campus Circus Maximus: Ahmadinejad Visits Columbia

Chris Anderson | Even on its best days, Columbia University exhibits something of fortress-like mentality. Its statuesque stone walls add a touch of Romanesque grandeur, but they mostly just serve to remind visitors and the occasional perceptive student of the institutions' historic isolation from its surrounding community. September 24 2007 was not one of Columbia's best days. The visit of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad segmented the campus and the streets outside into varying playpens for the exercise of free speech. more...  6 Comments

March Against Bush and the War Machine - TOMORROW

Socialist Party USA - NYC Local | On 25 September U.S. President George Bush will deliver an address at the annual opening of the United Nations. Bush is widely expected to defend the current failed military occupation of Iraq and lay the rhetorical groundwork for further military action against Iran. more...  0 Comments

Genocide of Baloch people in IRAN and PAKISTAN

International Friends of Baloch People | Appeal to world to stop genodie of Baloch people in Pakistan and Iran . Know about Baloch people , secular people suppressed by religious fanatic regime of Iran and dictatorial imperial punjabi regime of Pakistan . Know the truth . more...  0 Comments

Posh Protest: IWW food workers rally at Pastis

Worker Freedom | MEATPACKING DISTRICT. The workers who filed a class action lawsuit yesterday against Wild Edibles, a high-end seafood retail and wholesale company, didn’t hold their press conference at the company’s Long Island City warehouse or one of its three retail locations. Instead, they stood in front of Pastis — Keith McNally’s fashionable French restaurant. more...  0 Comments

Rolling On: A Summary of the Bay Area Starbucks Workers Union

Worker Freedom | Rolling On: A Summary of the Bay Area Starbucks Workers Union more...  0 Comments

Support Eric shirts now available!

InOurHearts | Shirts to support Green Scare defendant Eric McDavid are now available in four colors and four sizes. Choose from orange on dark brown, green on dark brown, green on medium blue, or black on medium blue in small, medium, large or extra large. You can find them locally in NYC at Moo Shoes, 152 Allen St., and in Brooklyn at 123 Tompkins Ave. They are also available via mailorder from the In Our Hearts network. Contact inourhearts[at]gmail[dot]com for ordering info. more...  3 Comments

Anti-Choice Harassment Foiled

j-No | In the morning hours of Saturday, September 22, Bishop Josu Iriondo, under the guidance of professional anti-abortion creep Chris Slattery, led his flock on a march from St. Roch's Church in an attempt to deny women legal access to abortion services at Dr. Emily's in the Bronx Women's Medical Pavilion. Their plan failed miserably, due to the efforts of a bold and fearless clinic defense team composed of clinic staff, volunteers, and anarchists who kept the clinic open and functioning. more...  5 Comments

Free speach under attack: Craig Murray's web site has been shut down

Censored | Craig Murray, the outspoken former British Ambassador in Uzbekistan has had his web site, taken down by it's UK host, Fasthosts,
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Tourture of Baloch people is Justified -- Pakistani Minister

International Friends of Baloch People | "There are some cases of torture for investigations, to know the news and know the network and to enter into the network.In my opinion, for such kind of people and things, you know you have to do something like this."
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Naresh Sharma | Ms. Sonia Gandhi is entirely contrary to the principles and ethos of luminaries such as Mahatma Gandhi ji, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. and hence not worthy of being chosen to represent Gandhi ji. more...  2 Comments

Justice for the Jena 6

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