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Radio Free Utah: IN PRISON MY WHOLE LIFE's William Francome and Marc Evans

Abu-Jamal-News.com | The new British documentary about death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal just premiered at The Sundance Film Festival. Listen to this radio show, and also check out the articles at The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Huffington Post, and My Space. There are new trailers (1, 2, 3 4), and a previous interview with Francome. more...  0 Comments

FILIPINO VETERANS ALL SET TO MARK 62nd YEAR OF THE RESCISSION ACT IN LA

Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) | No Justice, No Peace!

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) veterans council composed of different Filipino World War II veterans groups held a meeting to prepare for the 62nd year of the Rescission Act on February 18, 2008.

Prominent veteran leaders attended the council meeting last February 9. Among those who attended were Franco Arcebal of ACFV; Jack Vergara of Society of Guerillas and Scout Inc.(SGSI); Ramon Lladoc of Veterans Center of the Philippines; Eugene Mondok of United Filipino American veterans(UFAV); Peping Baclig and Nick Gadia of JFAV and Arturo Garcia of People’s CORE.

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Speaker Quinn's Legal Woes Intensify

Amadi Ajamu | The federal lawsuit filed by Councilman Charles Barron's Chief of Staff, Viola Plummer, names NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn and the City of New York as defendants. Last month Judge William Pauley denied the defendants' summary judgment motion on the issue of "qualified immunity" for Speaker Quinn. Now Ms. Quinn's NYC Corporation Counsel lawyers have filed an appeal to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse Judge Pauley's decision. more...  2 Comments

FILIPINO VETERANS ALL SET TO MARK 62nd YEAR OF THE RESCISSION ACT IN LA

JFAV | No Justice, No Peace! The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) veterans council composed of different Filipino World War II veterans groups held a meeting to prepare for the 62nd year of the Rescission Act on February 18, 2008. Prominent veteran leaders attended the council meeting last February 9. Among those who attended were Franco Arcebal of ACFV; Jack Vergara of Society of Guerillas and Scout Inc.(SGSI); Ramon Lladoc of Veterans Center of the Philippines; Eugene Mondok of United Filipino American veterans(UFAV); Peping Baclig and Nick Gadia of JFAV and Arturo Garcia of People’s CORE.
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The Emancipation Proclamation By The United Communities of America!

William Eon | We have been:
Penned
Cattle prodded
Poisoned
Lied to
Spied on
Bulldozed
Robbed
and
Assassinated
Long Enough.
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Karahasang Militar Lumalala: Lider ng KMP, inaresto; pastor, pinatay ng militar

Pesante-USA | Kabilang sa mga karumal-dumal na krimen ng rehimeng Arroyo nitong nakaraang mga linggo ang pagpaslang sa isang pastor ng UCCP sa Leyte at pagpatay sa isang aktibista sa Bohol. Sa kanayunan ng Tagum, nagpapatuloy ang sapilitang paglikas ng mga residente dahil sa matitinding operasyong sa kanilang mga lugar. Sa Maynila, mahigit 80,000 residente ang mawawalan ng tirahan dahil sa proyektong riles. Sa Negros, inaresto ang isang lider ng KMP, at sa Palawan, dalawang pinaghihinalaang myembro ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan (BHB) ang dinukot ng militar. Isa ring lider-masa sa Cebu ang dinukot at dalawang araw na itinago ng militar bago siya makatakas. more...  0 Comments

Disruption at Plan Mexico Hearing

kirby | Soon after a panel of representatives from Homeland Security, the Border Patrol, and other US officials was introduced at today's Congressional hearing on Plan Mexico, an activist from the Friends of Brad Will, stood up to challenge this plan to send weapons, counter-insurgency training, and other resources to the Mexican government. After a representative demanded that he be silent, he was carried by Capitol Police out of the crowded hearing room and arrested. more...  2 Comments

The case of the CUBAN FIVE, one of the Top 25 Censored Stories of 2006-2007

posted by F Espinoza | The case of the CUBAN FIVE, one of the Top 25 Censored Stories of 2006-2007 in:

 http://www.projectcensored.org more...  0 Comments

love for drug users: a benefit for vocal

fight the stigma | benefit for Voices Of Community Activists and Leaders more...  2 Comments

Taming Wild Edibles

Worker Freedom |
February 03, 2008

Wouldn’t it be a real travesty to spend $50 on a wonderful lobster dinner at New York City’s highest rated restaurant, only to find out after your meal that the food was rotten? more...  0 Comments

INB 2/4/08: Nigerians, Palestinians on Deport Flight

Immigration News Briefs | On Jan. 15, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deported 107 people on a flight from Niagara Falls that made stops in Lagos, Nigeria; Cairo, Egypt; and Amman, Jordan. more...  0 Comments

WNU #933: Mexicans Protest NAFTA, Chilean Mapuche Activist Ends Fast

Weekly News Update | Led by a caravan of 21 tractors, tens of thousands of Mexican campesinos, unionists and activists demanded a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). "NAFTA's very good--for the goddamn gringos," was a popular slogan. more...  0 Comments

NAZIS MARCH AGAINST LAS FARC (VIDEO)

HUGO CHAVEZ | NAZIS MARCH IN COLOMBIA more...  5 Comments

Guilty of wanting a better world-- in Genoa, Turin, Florence, Rome and Cosenza

Nodo Solidale | A message about cases against social activists in Italy more...  0 Comments

Linking 'The Dream' to Today's Reality (Indypendent)

Alex Kane | On Jan. 21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, nearly 1,000 people marched in freezing weather from WABC headquarters on West 32nd Street to CNN headquarters on West 58th Street. They invoked King’s message of racial equality while focusing on present-day race relations, including the anti-immigrant sentiment espoused by CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, the NYPD shooting death of Sean Bell and the Jena Six case. The Indypendent caught up with some of the marchers, who discussed how they connected King’s message to present day struggles. more...  1 Comments

THESE STREETS ARE WATCHING Know Your Rights

Jacob Crawford | These Streets re Watching is a know your rights training video more...  0 Comments

Stolen Legacy of U.S. Black History from New York to California

Khubaka, Michael Harris | The African Jewish Founding Father of California legacy continues to face systemic institutional racism. Official documentation of the "Golden Legacy of William Alexander Leidedorff, Jr." a Danish Jewish name is too difficult to pronounce and a African Cuban history is too difficult to preserve at the actual site of U.S. Agribusiness excellence.
In 1848 a Leidesdorff died and in 1948 Leidesdorf helped Israel live, today we embrace change and share the story. more...  0 Comments

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  http://www.partisandefense.org/ and provides a detailed, point-by-point refutation of the book Murdered by Mumia (The Lyons Press, December 2007). more...  0 Comments

Jonathan Cook's "Israel and the Clash of Civilisations"

Stephen Lendman | Israel, Iran, Iraq and the plan to remake the Middle East. more...  0 Comments

Colombia: Full fire on gureilla but total silence on State crimes

RAJ (Québec. Canada) | The government of Alvaro Uribe has rallied Colombians to take part in a large march on Monday, February 4th under the slogan “No more kidnappings, no more lies, no more deaths, no more FARC” and seeks to obscure the true face of the conflict: 75% of human rights violations in Colombia are committed by the Uribe administration and the paramilitary forces which are linked to the state. (Source: Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch) more...  1 Comments

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