Perry Diaz | Just as the U.S. House of Representatives was about to vote on S.1315 -- known as the "Veterans' Benefits Enhancement Act of 2007" -- a group of Filipino-Americans from San Francisco drove a polarizing wedge that could potentially impede the passage of the bill. Indeed, what was almost a certainty two weeks ago is now in jeopardy.
Stewart A. Alexander | Millions of working people are waking up to the harsh reality that the Bush stimulus package is not working and that the U.S. economy is already in a recession. Many economic indicators are revealing that the economy is in serious trouble. Just last week the U.S. Labor Department reported the lost of 49,000 jobs for the month of May, it was the highest lost of jobs since 1986; and as inflation continues to spread, the cost of energy and food will continue to weaken the U.S. economy. more... 0 Comments
C Murray | The Monthly We! Publication from Isis Women, which I would encourage
Jonathan Shannon | Civil rights attorney Norman Siegel and State Senator Eric Adams D-Brooklyn continued to argue for a special independent prosecutor at an 80-strong community forum June 12, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The pair have been calling for reform since the verdict of the Sean Bell trial in April. more... 1 Comments
Campaigg to End the Death Penalty | A meeting June 16, 2008, with activist Tony Papa and the Campaign to End the Death Penalty takes up the issue of harsh sentencing, and building a movement against it with activists, prisoners and family members at its center. more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | The Union of Comerical and Hotel workers CNT-AIT in Sevilla, Spain along with the Grand Rapids Starbucks Workers Union (IWW) have announced a Global Day of Action scheduled for July 5th. The two groups are asking social organizations, unions, and individuals from around the world to promote and participate in this day of action. more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | June 13, 2008
Hans Ceustermans | A few nights of raids with baseball bats and molotov cocktails have done the job…
Hans Ceustermans | In the media I read that Berlusconi’s company mediaset mid 2oo7 has taken over Endemol: one of the biggest mediaconcerns on the world market…
Hans Ceustermans | Did you know that Berlusconi’s media imperium has been expanded with
envia F Espinoza | El 14 de junio Che Guevara cumpliría ochenta años. Su militancia entre nosotros terminó a los treinta y nueve. more... 0 Comments
Great Lakes United Nuclear-Free/Green Energy | Since the proposed Ontario Deep Underground Dump for radioactive wastes would be only 50 miles from Michigan across Lake Huron, leakage of radioactivity from the dump could directly affect tens of millions of residents in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York, and contaminate the drinking water in Port Huron, Sarnia, Detroit, Windsor, Toledo, Cleveland, Erie, Buffalo, Toronto and countless other communities downstream. more... 0 Comments
NYC IMC & AP | The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that foreign terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay have rights under the Constitution to challenge their detention in U.S. civilian courts. more... 0 Comments
@-Repost | Actions in Portland, Lyon, Paris, Geneva, Moscow, Tacoma and Grenoble. more... 0 Comments
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Family and Friends of Daniel McGowan | Daniel McGowan has been moved to the Columbia County Jail in Portage, Wisconsin. The reasoning for his move is unknown, but could be related to an as yet to be convened grand jury in nearby Madison. more... 0 Comments
D. Talbert | McCann and his co-defendants had occupied the Raytheon plant in Derry to protest Raytheon's complicity in Israeli war crimes in Lebanon. more... 1 Comments
Women's Network for Unity Cambodia | WEDNESDAY - JUNE 11, 2008
Agencias | La Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) reafirmó nuevamente este lunes el derecho de Puerto Rico a la autodeterminación e independencia y pidió a Estados Unidos que permita al Estado libre asociado ejercer ese derecho libremente. more... 0 Comments
Amadi Ajamu | The protest will take place on the International Day of the African Child, Monday, June 16, 2008 at 12 PM in front of the Administration of Children’s Services Headquarters, 150 William Street, Downtown, New York City.
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