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Support the Burmese Monks

NY Burma Roundtable | On October 1st, the Burmese Foreign Minister will address the UN General Assembly. Please join a solidarity protest at the Burmese UN Mission in New York to tell the world the truth about the Saffron Revolution in Burma. The protest starts 12 pm at the Burmese mission to the UN, 10 E 77th Street (near 5th Ave) and continues on to the UN (47th Street at 1st Ave) at 1 pm. We will be there until 6 pm. more...  0 Comments

NYC Encuentro for Dignity and Against Gentrification

Movement for Justice in the Barrio |
NYC Encuentro for Dignity and Against Gentrification

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21ST 5:00 PM

On October 21st, Movement for Justice in El Barrio invites members and families of organizations fighting against gentrification for an evening of sharing, food, and conversation to learn from one another’s struggles throughout the city.

We will provide dinner, childcare and Spanish/English translation.
Due to our limited resources as a grassroots organization, please limit your group or organization’s participation to 3 community members plus children.

RSVP is required.

Please RSVP by October 1st with the number of members and children that will be attending, their names and an address at which you would like to receive your tickets.

Once you have RSVP’d you will receive your tickets and more details on the Encuentro.

For more info or to RSVP please contact us at (212) 561-0555 or  movementforjusticeinelbarrio@yahoo.com

P.S. Children are especially invited to come break open the “Neoliberal” Piñata! more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges:UAW Contract;Costa Ricans Vote on CAFTA;DC Anti-War Rally

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, October 1 , 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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VIDEO: Troops Out Now March Washington DC, Sept. 29 2007

Michael Oman-Reagan | Video footage, first edit. more...  0 Comments

Congress: Government of Which People? by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal | A group of anonymous activists raided the FBI headquarters in Media, PA, and uncovered hundreds of files of activists and radicals all across the nation –and revealed these to the press.

The resultant scandal led to hearings in Congress (known as the Church Committee hearings), which uncovered government crimes against Americans.

In an infamous bipartisan compromise, congressional leaders agreed to the FISA provision, setting up secret courts to allow spying on Americans.

Now, with their latest laws, the Congress has made that which was illegal, legal – simply by passing a law. more...  0 Comments

Columbia University Gave Honorary Degree to Shah of Iran After CIA Coup

bob f. | Both Shah of Iran and his wife, Emmpress Farah Pahlevi, were honored by Columbia University. more...  1 Comments

Sept. 07 NYC Critical Mass report

roger m | Perhaps due to weather, the crowd was smaller than in recent months. There was a strong police presence at Union Square including 2 paddy wagons. more...  2 Comments

VIDEO: IRAQ, Voice to the voiceless: Iraqis under imperial terror

Alive In Baghdad | Alive in Baghdad was formed to counter the sound-bite driven, “Live From” news model. Through the work of a team of Americans and Iraqi correspondents on the ground, Alive in Baghdad shows the occupation through the voices of Iraqis. Alive in Baghdad brings testimonies from individual Iraqis, footage of daily life in Iraq, and short news segments from Iraq to you. more...  0 Comments

An Evening in Solidarity with the Iraq Freedom Congress

Socialist Party of New York City | Which forces should the U.S. anti-war movement support in Iraq? Should we give blanket support to all groups "resisting" the US occupation - including ex-Baathists and Islamic fundamentalists? Can we forget the grim liquidation campaigns against leftists in Sadaam Hussein's Iraq in the early 70s and after the Iranian Revolution in the 80s? Does political Islam or right-wing nationalism offer a road forward for the majority of Iraqis? more...  0 Comments

Mumia on Ahmadinejad and the WTC: "The Diplomacy of Children"

Mumia Abu-Jamal | With the news of the wish of Iran’s President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to visit the site of the World Trade Center, and the refusal by local government, on the basis that it is a “sacred” site, too holy to be visited by the likes of one such as he, is the latest expression of silliness masquerading as politics....People (and not just Americans!) from a wealth of faiths and beliefs died at that site on Sept. 11, 2001....The Islamic Republic of Iran had nothing to do with Sept. 11th – and neither did Ahmadinejad. more...  0 Comments

UK Greens Urge Icelandic Government to Stop Persecution of SI Activists

jade | Greens back British woman threatened with deportation. also USA activists fighting campaign in same position. more...  0 Comments

NYC Critical Mass tonight, 7pm

citizen | Manhattan Critical Mass - Union Square North, 7pm last Friday of every month. Bikes, skates, skateboards... more...  0 Comments

Rogo di Livorno (Fire of Livorno): liberty and justice for Victor and Menji

Roberto Malini - EveryOne Group | The fire of Livorno: Italian citizens kill four Roma children, but the Italian authorities jail their parents instead. Gruppo Everyone is promoting a petition for their release and against the racism of Italian institutions. more...  0 Comments

Public Housing Rally at City Hall Park on October 4th

Shannon | On Thursday, Oct. 4th, residents of public housing, union reps and elected officials will hold a press conference and rally. This event was organized by Community Voices Heard in order to highlight the effects of the city's disinvestment on public housing in NYC. more...  0 Comments

Police Brutality Strikes Fifth Anniversary of Sylvia Rivera Law Project

The Audre Lorde Project | At the Sylvia Rivera Law Project's after-party following its fifth anniversary celebration last night, two members of the community were violently arrested and others were pepper sprayed by police without warning or cause. The two folks who were arrested remain in police custody and should be arraigned today. more...  4 Comments

Jena 6 National Student Walkout Monday, October 1st!

forwarded by Skinny John | A Call to Action from Artist/ Activist Mos Def To Students and All Concerned Young People to Show Support for the "Jena 6" on
Monday, October 1st, 2007 at Noon, Central Time, 1pm in NYC
more...  4 Comments

VIDEO: UN Protest, Sept. 25 - The Orange Revolution in the US

Michael Oman-Reagan | The first posting from my footage. More to come. more...  1 Comments

CUBA Calls for End to Insensitivity...

posted by F Espinoza | Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Pérez Roque spoke on Monday, September 24, at a UN high-level event on climate change in New York, United States. We offers here the full text of the Cuban diplomat's speech. more...  0 Comments

WHERE ARE THE WHITE PROGRESSIVES ON THE JENA 6?

forwarded by Skinny John | WHERE ARE THE WHITE PROGRESSIVES, WHERE IS THE WHITE LEFT, WHERE ARE ALL THE WHITE PEOPLE WHO HAVE BENEFITED FROM HIP HOP CULTURE WHEN IT COMES TO STANDING UP FOR MEMBERS OF THE HIP HOP GENERATION, I DO NOT ASK WHERE BLACK AND BROWN AND ASIAN AND INDIGENOUS FOLKS WERE. more...  8 Comments

Venezuela Solidarity Rally today at UN

Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY | As a representative from Venezuela speaks at the UN today, various groups of friends of Venezuela are organizing a rally in support of President Hugo Chavez for his humanitarian/mediation efforts, requested by President Uribe, between the Colombian Government and the FARC guerrillas to gain the liberation of prisoners on both sides of the conflict. This rally will take place today (Wednesday) from 3-6 PM at UN Park on 1st Ave between 46th and 47th street. COME SUPPORT VENEZUELA'S HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS IN COLOMBIA. more...  0 Comments

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