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Bertell Ollman | Some may say that the U.S. has never actually had freedom, and certainly not freedom for all. But now the country is sliding rapidly towards fascism, and we need to understand it and do something about it! more...  0 Comments

White House Invades Mexico: Perfromance and Panel Discussion

Harry | An original Theater/Dance piece commissioned for the DREAMING THE AMERICAS / THE BODY POLITIC in Performance and : Plan Mexico: Impunity, the ‘Drug War’ and Human Rights in Mexico more...  3 Comments

Mexico's Gestapo Law

Kristin Bricker | Mexicans who oppose the constitutional reform argue that the government will use the law to make what happened in San Salvador Atenco in 2006 the norm for the rest of the country, specifically Oaxaca, allowing police to do warrantless house-to-house searches during protests, round up suspicious-looking people, and torture and rape incommunicado detainees for up to 80 days. more...  2 Comments

Saturday, Feb 23, PROTEST the Human Rights Campaign at their annual Gala

RHA | Join the RADICAL HOMOSEXUAL AGENDA and PROTEST the Human Rights Campaign's betrayal of the Trans community at HRC's annual gala fundraiser.

When : Saturday, Feb. 23 at 5:30pm.
Where: Outside the Hilton Hotel
6th Ave & 53rd Street.
Bring : Attitude! Drums! Flamboyant threads!
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VIctory in El Salvador - Suchitoto 13 freed!

victor | This is a stunning blow to the ARENA government's strategy of using the "war against terror" as a pretext for repression, and a momentous victory for human rights and political freedom in El Salvador. more...  0 Comments

The Costs of Crime War Myths

Mumia Abu-Jamal | I caught a brief snippet of the news a few days ago, of Delaware Senator Joseph Biden's apology for writing, introducing and sponsoring passage of a 1986 Crime Bill which heightened federal penalties for crack usage and possession.

Sen. Biden said he recognized now that the bill was based on myth. Much of it hyped by the daily press, which in turn fed the National phobia about drugs, and pushed politicians to support more and more draconian methods of repression. more...  0 Comments

Once Again the US Troops Desperately Attempt To Suppress the Voice of Freedom in

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"Israel will kick out every Asian restaurant worker by the end of the year."

Worker Freedom | Israel will kick out every Asian restaurant worker by the end of the year. "We feel an Israeli can hold a wok as well as a Thai or a Chinese person," says a Trade Ministry official in charge of work permits.

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PA Supreme Court rejects Mumia’s PCRA appeal---critics say ruling is unjust

Hans Bennett | On Tuesday, Feb. 19, in a ruling unrelated to the pending US Third Circuit Court decision, The PA Supreme Court rejected Mumia Abu-Jamal’s appeal of a 2005 ruling, on grounds that it was not “timely.” (See reports by The Associated Press and Philadelphia Inquirer)

Pam Africa, Robert R. Bryan, Dave Lindorff, Michael Schiffmann, and Linn Washington Jr. respond.

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National Homeless Marathon Radio Show - 11th Annual: Feb 20 - 21

The Toxic Reverend | 11th Annual National Homeless Marathon Radio Show
Starting at 7PM(est) on Wednesday, February 20, 2008.
It will end at 9AM(est) on Thursday, February 21, 2008.
NUMBERS - 877-NOBODY-8 (877-662-6398) for anybody homeless
or housed 866-LEFT-OUT more...  0 Comments

National Homeless Marathon Radio Show - 11th Annual: Feb 20 - 21

The Toxic Reverend | 11th Annual National Homeless Marathon Radio Show, February 20th and 21st, 2008
Stairing from 7pm EST to 9am EST
NUMBERS - 877-NOBODY-8 (877-662-6398) for anybody homeless or housed and 866-LEFT-OUT - an EXTRA nmumber for peole who are homeless, formerly homeless or afraid they're about to be homeless. more...  0 Comments


LA Rally Against the Rescission Act |

Despite the inclement weather, the militant slogans from the scores of Filipino World War II veterans. Students, youth and community members reverberated along Los Angeles Street in front of the INS Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles as scores of activist rallied for one and a half hours last Tuesday, February 19 to mark the 62nd year of the infamous
Rescission Act of 1946. more...  0 Comments

Fidel Castro will neither aspire to nor accept reelection

posted by F Espinoza | Cuban President Fidel Castro announced he will not aspires to nor accepts the positions of President of the State Council and Commander in Chief at the Parliament session scheduled for February 24th. more...  2 Comments

WNU #935: Uprising After Unionist Killed in Panama

Weekly News Update | On Feb. 13 tens of thousands of SUNTRACS members protested the killing with demonstrations at or near construction sites throughout the country. more...  1 Comments

The Republican Candidate (4 and 5)

posted by F Espinoza | If this is a subject of interest to you, in the United States today there are five Cuban prisoners, separated one from the other by thousands of miles. They have no area that can be sarcastically called the “Hanoi Hilton”. Their suffering and the injustice of which they are victims will be known the world over; don't doubt it for a minute... more...  0 Comments

Zapatista/Oaxaquen@ solidarity: Four Mexico-solidarity events & one action!

JR | One action and four events!

For people who care about ways of life in Mexico and have a moment, please take action against Plan Mexico using the Witness for Peace link here!

Go to

And attend these great events. more...  1 Comments

Ilegalizar PP y PSOE

justicia y territorio | Pedimos solidaridad a todo el Mundo, para que se investigue por parte de las instituciones y colectivos pertinentes, nacionales e internacionales si, como sospechamos, se debería iniciar un proceso para la ilegalización de los partidos mayoritarios PP y PSOE del Estado Español, ante la plaga de corrupción, ingobernabilidad e impunidad de todos estos años, que pretenderían continuar con estas Elecciones Generales adelantadas. more...  0 Comments

Shrink...I wanna KILL!

Trotsky the Horse | InfraGard - deputized corporations - plans to hold a meeting at Hunter College Graduate School of Social Work. more...  0 Comments

Between Rap and Reggae

Mumia Abu-Jamal | For while inner city poverty gave birth to a music that spoke to conditions of the Bronx, Brooklyn, and East Coast life in worsening ghettoes, reggae emerged from the slums of Jamaica, where the poor were informed, not only by their poverty, but by the decades long socio-religious movement of Rastafarianism, which, with its return-to-Africa ethos, gave a future vision of hope to people in largely hopeless conditions. more...  0 Comments

Letter-Writing Dinner! Tuesday, February 19th at 7pm at 1-2-3!

NYC Anarchist Black Cross | Make sure your Tuesday evening is free because this week we are writing to Kevin Olliff and Laura Lungarelli, recently arrested in Los Angeles.

We'll also be passing around a birthday cards for political prisoners whose birthdays fall in the next two weeks as well as cards for pp's recovering from medical operations and one marriage congratulations card to Bashir Hamid! more...  0 Comments

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