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Starbucks Discriminates,Tamika's Story

Worker Freedom | My name is Tamika Williams and I've been a Starbucks barista for almost a year and a half. As a single mom, I take my job seriously and I do it well. Whether it's making drinks to standard or going above and beyond with customer service, I get the job done. more...  3 Comments

International concern grows for disappeared Haitian human rights defender, Lovin

Ferdinand Auguste | Acclaimed actress Vanessa Redgrave joins a growing list of prominent people worldwide who have expressed concerned with the safe return of Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine, the missing human rights activist kidnapped in Haiti on 12 August 2007 after meeting with a visiting US human rights delegation.

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Canadian Natives issue Summons and demand to Queen of England re: murdered child

Eagle Strong Voice | Survivors of Indian residential schools handed Canada's Governor General a Letter this week that is to be delivered to the Queen of England, requiring that she name where thousands of children are buried after dying in these schools, run by the British crown and churches. more...  0 Comments

Stop the GHI/HIP Merger! No to Privatized Healthcare!

SP-USA (NYC) | Check out the new website.....  http://socialistparty-usa.org/stopthemerger/
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WNU #931: Guatemalan Activists Fast; Mexican Miners Strike, Teachers March

Weekly News Update | Guatemalan human rights activist Amílcar Méndez and his wife, Miriam Dardón, began an open-ended hunger strike on Jan. 12 in Guatemala City to protest impunity for the 21,509 homicides that took place in the four-year administration of outgoing president Oscar Berger. more...  0 Comments

National ID system at Cha-cha ni Arroyo pakana para mangunyapit sa poder

AJLPP | Mahigpit na binabatikos ng AJLPP ang pakana ng Rehimeng US-Arroyo na ipatupad ang National ID system and ang Charter Change(Cha-Cha). Upang patuloy na makapangunyapit at mapahaba ang pananatili sa poder, muling itinatambol ni Gloria Arroyo ang matagal nang nauudlot na planong national identification (ID) system at pagbabago sa saligang batas.
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National ID system at Cha-cha ni Arroyo pakana para mangunyapit sa poder

AJLPP | Mahigpit na binabatikos ng AJLPP ang pakana ng Rehimeng US-Arroyo na ipatupad ang National ID system and ang Charter Change(Cha-Cha). Upang patuloy na makapangunyapit at mapahaba ang pananatili sa poder, muling itinatambol ni Gloria Arroyo ang matagal nang nauudlot na planong national identification (ID) system at pagbabago sa saligang batas.
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Racism: Italy reported to the United Nations...

everyOne Group | CERD will have to ascertain the violations of articles 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the “International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.” Italy, in fact, is accused of carrying out a series of measures, both on a national level and on a local level, aimed at hitting the Rrom and Sinti communities on Italian territory - from the 14 security packages to the emergency expulsion decree for EU citizens put forward by Giuliano Amato. The International Criminal Court of the Hague will evaluate the actions carried out by the Italian institutions against the Rroma to determine whether – and to what extent – any crimes against humanity were committed. more...  0 Comments

Murder of a young communist leader in Colombia by paramilitary

ACEU | BOGOTA, January 22nd, 2008 - The Colombian Association of University Students (ACEU), demonstrates
its indignation and disgust as opposed to the barbarian MURDER OF ALIRIO
QUIÑONEZ, agrarian youth leader and member of the Central Committee of Colombian Communist Youth. more...  0 Comments

JUSTICE FOR FILIPINO AMERICAN VETERANS HOST ACTION FORUM ON JANUARY 24

Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) | Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), in conjunction with the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans (ACFV), Peoples CORE and Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), will be hosting a community action forum on Thursday, January 24, 2008, at 6:00 PM, The Forum will be held at SIPA’s community room. JFAV is also hosting another forum in Carson on January 25 at 3:00 PM at the C and C Adult Day Care Center at 451 E. Carson Plaza Drive more...  0 Comments

JUSTICE FOR FILIPINO AMERICAN VETERANS HOST ACTION FORUM ON JANUARY 24

Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) | Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), in conjunction with the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans (ACFV), Peoples CORE and Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), will be hosting a community action forum on Thursday, January 24, 2008, at 6:00 PM, The Forum will be held at SIPA’s community room. JFAV is also hosting another forum in Carson on January 25 at 3:00 PM at the C and C Adult Day Care Center at 451 E. Carson Plaza Drive more...  0 Comments

Activism is NOT Terrorism! Today 7pm @ Brecht

NYCISPES | How are anti-terrorism laws used to restrict activists around the world? Who are the Suchitoto 13? Why are Puerto Rican activists in NYC being subpoenaed? Is the US still using El Salvador as a testing ground for state repression?
Join CISPES (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador) as we explore these and other questions in depth with special guest speakers from the FMLN, the Hostos 11 and Puerto Rican Grand Jury Resistance Campaign. more...  1 Comments

Brazil: With censorship, in Parana State, not ...

Diego Santana | Thus ended the meeting of the School of Government this Tuesday, the governor of Parana, Roberto Requião, due to the prior censorship imposed on RTVE (Paraná State s Government Television) and on himself. more...  0 Comments

Film screened at Leviev NY on Palestinian village protesting Leviev's settlement

Adalah-NY | Twenty-five New York protesters and dozens of Madison Avenue passers-by braved sub-freezing temperatures Monday evening to watch the award winning documentary “Bil’in My Love” on the sidewalk 20 feet from the Madison Avenue jewelry store of Israeli diamond magnate Lev Leviev. more...  3 Comments

January 29: Defend Amber Abreu!

Internationalist Group | Protest: 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29
(Amber's next hearing)
Salem Superior Court
34 Federal St., Salem, MA
Defend Amber Abreu!
Drop All the Charges Now!
For Free Abortion on Demand! more...  0 Comments

CDIR Marks Martin Luther King Day, January 21, 2008

CDIR | The Coalition In Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR)-USA pays tribute to the great African American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today January 21,2008.

“While we commemorate Dr. King and his greatness and the American people’s struggle, for justice and equality, the CDIR is however militantly preparing for the surge of anti-immigrant scape-goating in the face of the current economic recession in the United States”, the CDIR-USA coordinator Arturo P. Garcia said. more...  0 Comments

WBAI Dr. King Holiday schedule of programming

Don DeBar | Special programming showing the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King will be aired all day on Monday, January 21, beginning at 7am. Dr. King's life and work consisted of more than just a dream - he left behind an example of action that is sorely needed today. Tune in! more...  0 Comments

At Bluestockings / Mapuche films Tuesday and Wednesday January 22 - 23 .

Che | Blue stockings Indigenous Voices Series:January 22 - 23
Special 2-day Indigenous Voices Series: Mapuche Nation
January 22 - 23, 2008
Day 1 Tuesday, January 22 @ 7PM
Screening: “Apaga y Vamonos (Switch Off)″ (Chile, 2005, 87 minutes)
Day 2 Wednesday, January 23 @ 7PM -Screening: “Mapuche: The Return of a Nation″ (Mapuche and Argentina 2005, 70 minutes)
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Gunitain ang mga Rebolusyonaryong Unos ng Enero kabilang ang EDSA Dos-- Pesante-

Pesante-USA | Buong tapang at militanteng ginugunita ngayon ng Philippine Peasant Network( Pesante) –USA at ng mga mamamayang Pilipino sa Amerika ang tatlong mahahalagang araw: ang labanan ng Mendiola sa First Quarter Storm ng Enero 30-31, 1970, ang Mendiola massacre ng Enero 22, 1987 at nang EDSA Dos na araw ng pagpapatalsik sa gahaman pangulong Joseph Estrada ng people’s power 2, Enero 22,2001. Komon sa tatlong pangyayari at tampok ang pagkilos ng daaang libo at milyong masa na naghahangad ng pagbabago. Ngunit sa bawat isa ay naganap iba’t ibang rehimen : sa panahon ni Marcos, Aquino at Estrada. Sa Estados Unidos ng Amerika, pinangunahan ng BAYAN-International –USA ang mga koordinadong pagkilos noon sa kampanya para patalsikin si Estrada mula Hulyo 2000 hanggang Enero 2001. Naganap ito sa ilang mayor na syudad na tinampukan ng pagokupa sa konsulada ng Pilipinas sa Los Angeles noong Enero 22,2001. more...  0 Comments

Mapuche and the continuous oppression in state of Chile.

Mapuche news | " many people thought that with the end of the Pinochet regime things would get better, but the Chilean Constitution is neoliberal and discriminatory"
Former Judge Juan Guzman Tapiaja who tried the dictator Augusto Pinochet more...  0 Comments

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