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Met Council on Housing general assembly

Met Council | We are having our general assembly on Thursday November 17, 2005 from 6:30-9pm. Join members, board members, organizers and special guests to discuss recent tenant victories and the challenges ahead. We will also be electing new board members. more...  5 Comments

Flagrant violation of human rights this morning alongside UN summit

APCNews | Tunis, Tunisia -- Under the incredulous eyes of the participants at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), journalists and human rights defenders were manhandled, insulted, and then violently beaten. more...  0 Comments

Join the ROADTRIP FOR RELIEF to New Orleans Nov 20 - 27!

white chick | from flyer:

"The Gulf Coast has been devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita...Despite the overwhelming destruction, hope is not lost. WE WILL REBUILD. more...  0 Comments

Shake & Bake: Who Would Jesus Burn?

Dave Lindorff | The US has now matched Saddam, crime for crime, using chemical weapons against the Iraqi people. Coming next: Bush in the box? more...  0 Comments

An Evening with Writer and Activist ARIEL DORFMAN

Yvonne Liu | ARIEL DORFMAN was forced into exile following the 1973 Chilean military coup. Since 1985 he has taught at Duke University. Dorfman has written powerful fiction dealing with the horrors of tyranny and the trials of exile. His 1990 "Death and the Maiden" was made into a brilliant film by Roman Polanski, starring Ben Kingsley and Sigourney Weaver. His play "The Other Side" opens at the Manhattan Theatre Club in December. more...  1 Comments

WOID #XIV-10. Paris, Texas

Hoipolloi Cassidy | In the ravaged suburbs of France, the judicial system gets to work. As reported in the French daily Libération. more...  0 Comments

Turkish Anarchist and Conscientous Objector, Mehmet Tarhan, possibly faces forced physical examination

Mehmet Tarhan Defense Network | The verdict that sentenced conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan to a total of 4 years on two different trials with charges of “insubordination” was overruled November 2, 2005 by the Military Court of Appeals on the grounds of procedure.

The court’s first notification about its decision stated that the 4 year sentence was disproportionately high and was against the rule of fairness. The final written court decision, however, overruled on different procedural grounds: namely that Tarhan’s homosexuality (and therefore his “unfitness for military service”) had not been established via “proper physical examination procedures” more...  0 Comments

“It’s up to you”: Prostitution, Censorship and Sweden

S.M. Berg | more...  26 Comments

Fur Free Friday

Win Animal Rights | Friday November 25, 2005, join Win Animal Rights for one of the most important anti-fur events of the year, Fur Free Friday. On this day, we will continue our on-going campaign as we again confront one of the most notorious fur mongers in New York City, Dennis Basso. more...  0 Comments

Not Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose--It's the Whole Ball of Wax

Dave Lindorff | Americans have been, and remain, all to willing to trade away a heritage of freedom for a false promise of security being peddled by charlatans in Congress and the White House. more...  3 Comments

The Palestinian Cinema Invasion Continues! "PRIVATE" Opens Nov. 18th in NYC

Suneel(a) Mubayi | * W I N N E R *
FIPRESCI Jury Award - The International Federation of Film Critics
Golden Leopard Award, Best Director - Locarno Film Festival
Bronze Leopard Award, Best Actor, Mohammed Bakri - Locarno more...  1 Comments


Marlena Gangi | Raise @ Ruckus and Rob los Ricos Update

A million thanks to all who helped make the Nov 11 and 12 Portland, OR Raise @ Ruckus fundraisers a success!

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Protest Against Military Recruitment Saturday in Hicksville, NY!

resist | Saturday, November 19th 2005, we will be protesting the recruitment of America's youth in Hicksville, NY. Our goal is to show resistance towards the unjust war in Iraq and the possibilities of further U.S. aggression across the world. more...  5 Comments

Defend the uprising of the youth of France

For two weeks, a huge revolt of the most neglected, humiliated and downtrodden youth of the neighborhoods and ghettos ringing the big cities has shaken France and has profoundly moved Europe and the whole world.
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Religious Persecution of Muslims In The US

Boolean | Four fans celebrating a birthday at Giants Stadium were plucked from their seats by New Jersey State Police and detained for nearly an hour as FBI agents probed their religious beliefs, the men charged yesterday. more...  8 Comments

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY? Free Mumia Coalition Presents... | HUMAN RIGHTS DAY?
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4PM to 7PM
Salem United Methodist Church on 129th Street and Adam Clayton Powell
Jr. Blvd. more...  0 Comments

FBI may be checking on you, but you have no way to know

Daniel Ashton | The eyes have it. more...  2 Comments

The Museum of Now

NICHOLAS POWERS | I stare at a slave who’s been dead a hundred and fifty years. Posters for the exhibit “Slavery in New York” show an old, snow-haired Black man. He was the last slave freed in New York in 1851 and his eyes, hardened by the fear of death and the fatigue of life, ask “What did you do with your freedom?” more...  5 Comments

Shocking documents about Iraq

b0mb0l0 | Falluja bombed with white phosphorum and napalm more...  2 Comments

HCKRS anunciá vulnerabilidades de la web de SEAT ESPAÑA

blacklinux | HCKRS anunciá vulnerabilidades de la web de SEAT ESPAÑA como medida de protesta por el despido de 1.346 trabajadores en Barcelona more...  0 Comments

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