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Students walk out for teachers Strike At Scranton Catholic School.

Worker Freedom | Students walk out for teachers
Action supports teachers at Holy Redeemer, who picketed before classes began Friday. more...  1 Comments

Three Reports on Immigration Dialogues

The Politics of Immigration | While I didn't meet any Minutemen in North San Diego County, I did meet many local residents who are eager to question the status quo. more...  3 Comments

Call for Anarchist contingent at International Women's Day march

NEFAC-NYC | NEFAC-NYC calls for a red and black contingent for the International Women's Day march on Saturday March 8th.

We will assemble on the southeast corner of Union Square at 11:45am and march to the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory on Washington Square Place and Green Street after a small rally. Look for the red and black flags! more...  2 Comments

Students Walk Out of Garfield (NJ) High to Support Teachers

Worker Freedom | Students walked out en mass from Garfield (NJ) High School today, demonstrating in support of teachers who have been working without a contract since June. The student action, triggered by a fire alarm around 9 a.m., came a day after 350 teachers called out sick in an apparent protest over the contracts stalemate, prompting the district to closed schools. more...  2 Comments

WNU #937: Colombia Kills FARC Negotiator

Weekly News Update | Former Colombian senator Piedad Córdoba, who accompanied the freed hostages to Caracas, called Reyes' killing "a premeditated blow to the process" of starting prisoner exchanges between the government and the FARC. more...  1 Comments

Ash Wednesday Vigilance: Local Group Stands Up for Detained Immigrants

Amy L. Dalton | The Interfaith Refugee Action Team–Elizabeth (“IRATE” for short) held its regular ash Wednesday vigil on Feb. 6 outside of the Elizabeth Detention center, a privately run prison that confines refugees while their cases are pending. More than 150 participants from New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Gathered at the prison for prayers and song, and received the traditional marking of ash on their foreheads. Groups represented included Pax Christi, the National Association of Social Workers, the New York New Sanctuary Movement, Sojourners Prison Visitation Project, the Haitian Solidarity Network of the Northeast, the May 1 Coalition, the Globe & Port Coalition, and at least a dozen churches and faith-based communities. more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges:Puerto Rico Teachers' Strike; Plan Mexico; Ruby Dee on The Emmy

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, March 3, 2008, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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Film "Bil'in My Love" with director Shai Pollak: Monday @ 7PM

Adalah-NY | A screening of the documentary "Bil'in My Love" ("Bil'in Habibti"), followed by a talk by the film's Israeli director Shai Pollak, and Palestinian activist Mansour Mansour, Monday, March 3 at 7:00 PM, Judson Memorial Church, 239 Thompson St.
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Union Rallies for Fired Panera Worker

worker | Agins was terminated from the company without being given any reason. The company had started intimidating Agins and his coworkers when managers learned of Agins work with the Starbucks Workers Union. more...  4 Comments

VIDEO: Mike Africa Jr. interview about the MOVE 9 Parole Hearings

Hans Bennett | Born in prison, MOVE member Mike Africa Jr. is the son of MOVE prisoners Mike Sr. and Debbie Africa, who are both eligible for parole in 2008, after 30 years in prison, along with the six other remaining MOVE prisoners. This video is the first in a series of videos to be released in the weeks leading up to the Parole Hearings in April. more...  0 Comments

BTL:House Defies Bush Demand for Telecom Warrantless Wiretap Immunity

Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions http | BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary more...  0 Comments

Freedom of Assembly denied.

Doug. | On Saturday 1st March 2008 in Trafalgar Square, London there was a large police presence and a small turnout for the 2nd Day of Action. more...  0 Comments

Luis Posada Carriles: the versatile USAmerican terrorist still walking freely

posted by F Espinoza | While Arturo Hernández, Posada's attorney said: "Mr. Posada Carriles is not and has never been a terrorist"… "His lifelong ambition has been to bring democracy and freedom to his place of birth", declassified CIA and FBI documents, testimonies, and other compelling evidences suggest the contrary. more...  0 Comments

PROLETARIAN SOLIDARITY AGAINST THE REPRESSION IN CAMEROON!

PCint | After last week in Burkina Faso, it is Cameroon this week that has witnessed demonstrations and strikes against inflation and the high cost of living; and the bestial repression of these movements of protest. more...  0 Comments

Vigil-Colombians that have been Disappeared, Displaced, Massacred, & Executed

bravo perez | Join our vigil in NYC in remembrance of the hundreds of thousands of Colombians who have been murdered or forced from their homes by illegal paramilitaries, often in collaboration with the Colombian Army or Police. The Movement of Victims of State Crimes (MOVICE- http://www.movimientodevictimas.org/) and a coalition of social and human rights organizations in Colombia are organizing a march to be held on March 6, 2008 in Bogota and other Colombian cities and they seek solidarity of individuals and human rights groups in the United States, Europe and elsewhere. more...  2 Comments

March 3: Nonviolent resistance to Israeli apartheid - film on Bil'in & talk

Adalah-NY | A screening of the documentary "Bil'in My Love" ("Bil'in Habibti"), followed by a talk by the film's Israeli director Shai Pollak, and Palestinian activist Mansour Mansour, Monday, March 3 at 7:00 PM at Judson Memorial Church. more...  0 Comments

MARCH UPCOMING EVENTS, ACTION ALERTS, AND NEWS FROM THE NYC POLITICAL PRISONER,

NYC ABCF | contents

Upcoming Events: Warrens in Court 9AM Monday 3/3, Letter-Writing Dinner Tuesday 3/4, Jericho Movement Black and Red Dance 3/29

Action Alerts: Letters Urgently Needed for Robert Seth Hayes Medical Crisis, Letters Needed to Parole the MOVE 9

News: Jeff Luers Resentenced, Avelino Gonzalez Claudio Extradited- Pleads Not Guilty, Update on Laura and Kevin, ELP Statement on Chris “Dirt” McIntosh, Anarchist Solidarity in Uruguay

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Letter-Writing Dinner! Tuesday, March 4th at 7pm at 1-2-3!

NYC ABCF | Come on, come all! This coming Tuesday is letter-writing and dinner-eating time again at 1-2-3. This week we're focusing on the Virgin Island 5. We'll also be passing around birthday cards and participating in some action alerts for political prisoners. more...  0 Comments

Armed NJ racist to WALK after bringing GUNS to immigrant rally!

Resistance and Solidarity | On May 1, 2007, NJ resident Tyler Froatz showed up at the May 1 immigrant rally in DC. He brought a carload of guns and was arrested after threatening to shoot immigrants. He was charged with 20 weapons violations, but on Feb 27 plea bargained this down to 4 charges, and lawyers believe he will get a suspended sentence. He lives in Wayne, NJ and there is suspicion he will strike out again. more...  1 Comments

Starbucks Baristas Question Substance of National Shutdown for "Training"

Worker Freedom |
February 26, 2008
Starbucks Baristas Question Substance of National Shutdown for "Training" more...  2 Comments

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