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E-Mail Action: Fortune Magazine, Stop Lying About Starbucks Being a 'Best Compan

Worker Freedom | Andrew Serwer
Managing Editor
Fortune Magazine
1 Time Warner Center
New York, NY 10019

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Israeli Apartheid Week in NYC starts in less than one week

Israeli Apartheid Week organizers in New York | We are excited to announce that we are less than one week away from the Monday February 4 opening panel of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) 2008 in New York. IAW is a weeklong series of events held concurrently in many cities around the world to raise awareness of Israel Apartheid and gather support for the international boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign called for by more than 170 Palestinian civil society organizations in July, 2005.This year's activities are of special significance, because 2008 marks the 60th year since the Palestinian Nakba (Catastrophe), when over 800, 000 Palestinians were displaced from their lands to become what remains one of the world's largest refugee populations. more...  3 Comments

2007: The Year in Struggle (Photo Essay)

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | 2007: The Year in Struggle. A photo essay for Indymedia by Michael Gould-Wartofsky. more...  0 Comments

WNU #932: Chilean Mapuche Activist Continues Fast

Weekly News Update | As of Jan. 27 Chilean activist Patricia Troncoso Robles had rejected an Interior Ministry offer to ease her prison conditions if she would end the hunger strike she started 109 days earlier to demand the release of 20 indigenous Mapuche prisoners and an end to the military's presence in Mapuche territories. more...  0 Comments


Pesante-USA | The Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante)-USA. a Filipino peasant., human rights and environmental advocacy network in the United States and a member organization of the AJLPP, strongly condemns the arrest and detention of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) deputy secretary general Randall Echanis, 60 years old in the island of Negros last Monday, January 28,2008 in the Philippines. Pesante Coordinator Arturo Garcia said : “the arrest of Echanis, is a strong warning to legal activist to stop organizing the Filipino peasantry. It is also a strong arm tactic of the AFP and the PNP to implicate legal mass leaders to the Communist Party of the Philippines and the NPA as a part of their legal offensive.” “With the extension of Esperon as AFP Chief of Staff, the US-Arroyo regime will try to make out KMP and other legal mass organizations as “communist organizations” in order to present them as war trophies
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International Anarchist Conspiracy Communique # 6

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Refutation of Murdered by Mumia Book's Big Lies in the Service of Legal Lynching

Partisan Defense Committee | A new fact sheet providing massive evidence of the innocence of Mumia Abu-Jamal was released by the Partisan Defense Committee on 31 December 2007. It is online at and provides a detailed, point-by-point refutation of the book Murdered by Mumia (The Lyons Press, December 2007). more...  0 Comments

Magistrate connected to bingo bringeth censorship to get revenge against Paraná

Sergio Costa | "It was planned at the time, a change in the internal TRF sessions of the 4 th Region. One of the classes was responsible for judging cases relating to taxation and criminal matters. This working group would be divided. And all processes would be redistributed to new judges. With this mixture of cases, the case of Perpetual change of hands and would be taken from the sieve of judge Germano. " more...  0 Comments


Despite the stormy weather, the 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), held a community action forum last Thursday, January 24, 2008, at 6:00 PM, The Forum was held at SIPA’s community room. It was attended by a fairly good size crowd of veterans, students and community advocates.Veterans groups like Society of Guerillas and Sc outs (SGSI), United Filipino American Veterans (UFAV) and the Veterans Federation of the Philippines(VFP) , lobbyists, organizers, and other supporters was present They were updated by ACFV Executive Director Eric Lachica, JFAV Coordinator Al P. Garcia and Franco Arcebal on the current progress of campaign efforts and relevant legislative bills in the continued pursuit of recognition of the Veterans sacrifices in World War II. more...  0 Comments

Words from Political Prisoner Maliki Shakur Latine

Maliki Shakur | Maliki Shakur Latine

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Fight Repression this Week!

NYC Anarchist Black Cross | 1/28 MON, 7 pm - Rally: to support Lynne Stewart's appeal
1/29 TUE, 2 pm - Court support: oral argument on Lynne Stewart's appeal.
1/31 WED- SRLP “It’s War In Here” Report Release and Letter/Package Send-off
2/1- FRI- 9AM- Support Puerto Rican Jury Resisters! more...  0 Comments

BTL:US Intensified Bombing Campaigns in Iraq & Afghanistan Breed Fear & Hatred

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Verdict of the International Tribunal of Opinion on Forced Displacement in Colom

The international tribunal | The outcry from millions of forcibly displaced Colombian women and men has reached the international community. As a response of solidarity, this Tribunal of Opinion was convened in Bogota from the 21-23 of November, 2007. The task was to hear the scorned and persecuted victims of this crime against humanity, with the objective to contribute to the full restoration of Justice and Rights in Colombia.
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Lee W | Join our organizing efforts to build networks with prisoners and their family members in New York State, and ongoing campaigns for justice for death row prisoners nationwide. more...  0 Comments

Boston Globe Slams Avakian Promotion

kasama | A snarky piece of anti-communism appeared in the Boston Globe opinion pages (Jan. 27, 2008) 00 targeting Bob Avakian's Engage project. Intent: Publicly finger and ridicule progressive academics and artists for speaking out against the chilling of radical thought. more...  7 Comments

East Timor & Indonesia Action Network on the death of Indonesian Dictator Suhart

ETAN | Indonesia's former dictator General Suharto has died in bed and not in jail, escaping justice for his numerous crimes in East Timor and throughout the Indonesian archipelago. But those who aided, abetted and carried out his crimes can still be brought to justice! more...  1 Comments

Free The Mapuche Political Prisoners!! 1/29/08 NYC......Protest the Chilean Cons

La Peña Del Bronx, REBEL DIAZ | For 500 years , The Mapuche have resisted the colonial oppressors. Whether, Spain or Argentina or Chile the history of this proud nation has been one of resistance and struggle.

Under Pinochet, the Chilean government enacted terrorism laws against some forms of dissent and protest.

Much like our incarcerated freedom fighters here in the United States, the Mapuche have fallen victim to these laws, laws similar to the current "Anti -Terror" initiatives being practiced and implemented here.

Political Prisoner Patricia Troncoso has been on a hunger strike for 105 days in protest of her incarceration and of these "anti-terror" laws. more...  0 Comments

Harlem Community Forum Blasts Bloomberg's Gentrification Plan

Alex Kane | A “Harlem Community Forum” organized by Nellie Hester Bailey, director of the Harlem Tenants Council, was held on January 23 at the Ambrose Church on West 130th Street. Around 60 people came out to the event, which was billed as a response to the Bloomberg proposal to rezone 125th Street in Central Harlem. The six panelists touched on a diversity of issues including race, gentrification and the connection between this proposal and the Columbia University planned gentrification of West Harlem. more...  6 Comments

Black History Month Tribute to Ida B. Wells

Stephen Durham | Video showing: "Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice" A tribute to a brave anti-lynching cursader and outspoken woman organizer
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Williamsburg - 475 Kent Ave. artists under attack

citizen | The live-work building located at 475 Kent Ave in Brooklyn's coveted waterfront neighborhood of Williamsburg was issued a Vacate Order by the NYC Fire Department on Sunday, January 20th. more...  21 Comments

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