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Video of June 19th Healthcare Demonstration

CAP | Listed below are videos of the June 19th National Day of Protest Against Private Health Insurance Companies in NYC. more...  0 Comments

Colombia: The failure of fumigation

John I. Laun | Colombia Support Network / Monday 23 June 2008 more...  1 Comments

A PALESTINIAN FRIEND AND NONVIOLENCE ACTIVIST NEEDS OUR SUPPORT

Jeanne | On April 11 Mousa Abu Maria, a dedicated peace with justice activist and co-founder of the Palestine Solidarity Project, an organization committed to challenging the Occupation using non-violent direct action and promoting Palestinian self-sufficiency, was arrested by Israeli forces. Like nearly 1000 other Palestinians in Administrative Detention, Mousa is being held without charge or trial in Israeli prison. more...  0 Comments

INB 6/22/08: Indian Workers Suspend Hunger Strike

Weekly News Update | "Because of the power of our hunger strike, 18 members of the U.S. Congress have written to the Department of Justice to demand continued presence on our behalf." more...  0 Comments

Cuba Solidarity- Henry Reeve Brigade- Hurricane Katrina and the official silence

posted by F Espinoza | In August 2005, hurricane Katrina lashed the United States southeast and brought the sea over the poorest neighbourhoods of New Orleans... more...  0 Comments

The United States, Europe and Human Rights

posted by F Espinoza | The discredited way in which the European Union suspended its sanctions on Cuba on June 19 has been reported in 16 international press dispatches… Such hypocrisy is made all the more evident by the brutal European measure to expel illegal immigrants from Latin American countries. more...  0 Comments

GHI/HIP and the Road to National Health Insurance

Coalition Against Privatization | Join the Coalition Against Privatization and friends for a discussion of the proposed GHI/HIP privatization and the national campaign for a National Public Health Insurance System more...  1 Comments

All diamonds are still blood diamonds

Penny Hess | The movie, the celebrities and the publicity have come and gone. Now the conditions for the people of Sierra Leone are worse than ever. The popular Africanist Movement is struggling to change that. more...  0 Comments

El momento ha llegado – MDC estrena nuevo Portal en internet

Jorge sanchez | El momento ha llegado – MDC estrena nuevo Portal en internet

Esclusiva para INDYMEDIA

Cuando leímos la noticia de que se había publicado la historia de Manchitas de Colores, nos entristecimos al saber que la primera iniciativa a nivel mundial, en llevar a la práctica el artículo nº 13 de la Convención internacional de los Derechos del Niño, había zozobrado, o al menos eso parecía.
Una futura generación de comunicadores, libres e independientes, parecían desvanecerse en la historia, debido a la hipocresía de muchos y la apatías de otros. more...  0 Comments

"Them Belly Full, But We Hungry"

BrechtForum.org | Them Belly Full, But We Hungry
 http://www.brechtforum.org/intensive08
Friday July 11/Sat July 12/Sunday July 13 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
3-DAY INTENSIVE INTRODUCTION TO MARXISM JULY 11-13 2008 NYC
The Global Food Crisis & What Capitalism Has To Do With It

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Tuesday, June 24th: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner!

NYC ABCF | The deal, as always, is that you come bringing only yourself (and your friends and comrades), and we provide you with a delicious vegan meal, information about a political prisoner or group of prisoners as well as all of the letter-writing materials and prisoner-letter-writing info you could ever want to use in one evening. In return, you write a thoughtful
letter to a political prisoner or prisoner of war of your choosing or better yet, keep up a long-term correspondence. more...  0 Comments

The KC5 Frameup; author J. Patrick O'connor in NYC

Abu-Jamal-News.com | The author of “The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal," J. Patrick O’Connor’s East Coast tour begins on June 23 with a two-hour appearance on WPFW, Wash DC’s Pacifica radio station on the “Jazz and Justice” show, guest hosted by Todd S. Burroughs, from 1-3pm, where folks can listen live or via the website’s archive at wpfw.org. O'Connor will then be speaking in New York City on June 23, 7-9pm, at Baruch College, more info: http://www.thejerichomovement.com/events4.html …and on June 24, 2008 6pm @ the Brecht Forum, 451 West Street (btw. Bank & Bethune), see FreeMumia.com for more information. more...  0 Comments

UNICEF Rejects Support From Israeli Billionaire and Settlement-builder Leviev

Adalah-NY | A senior advisor to UNICEF’s Director said in a letter today that UNICEF will reject all partnerships with, or financial support from, Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev. Leviev had previously provided UNICEF with support by sponsoring fundraising events in France. Leviev’s past support for UNICEF is featured in a number of places on his company’s website (www.leviev.com).
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CUBA: la USAID en busca de “contratistas“

envia F Espinoza | Tras la denominación aparentemente benefactora e inocua de “Agencia Estadounidense para el Desarrollo Internacional”, USAID, se esconde el rostro de una de las organizaciones mejor maquilladas de la gigantesca estructura levantada por el imperio para impulsar su estrategia de Defensa y Seguridad... more...  1 Comments

NYC Police Beat Up Rap Group Members Rebel Diaz

Davey D & Jenny on the Block | Looks like the NYPD are living up to their reputation of being bonafide 'dipshits'. We are just getting word that NYC Police located in what was once known as Fort Apache-the 41st Precint in the Bronx, have shown that police terrorism is alive and well. The word is in a unprovoked attack they badly assaulted two members of the Rap group Rebel Diaz. more...  14 Comments

18 de junio: Transmisión de Radio por Chiapas

medios libres de México | Ante la intensificación de las incursiones militares a las comunidades zapatistas una coalisión de medios libres hacemos una denuncia radial con el objetivo de hacerle frente al cerco mediático e informar a la población. Esta transmisión será el miércoles 18 de junio a partir de las 12:00 hrs y hasta las 22:00 hrs. more...  0 Comments

Former Senator Mike Gravel & NYC 9/11 Ballot Initiative Campaign

alwaysshariff | Former Alaska senator and 2008 presidential candidate Mike Gravel is holding a news conference in New York City today to call for a new independent investigation into 9/11. Gravel will be speaking on behalf of the NYC 9/11 Ballot Initiative Campaign, a grassroots group seeking to place an initiative on the ballot of the November 6th general election allowing registered New York City voters to create a new commission to investigate 9/11. more...  0 Comments

Revolution Books Celebrates Opening of New Store

Soozy Duncan | Following 3 months of relying on borrowed space, Revolution Books again has a home in New York. The radical bookstore celebrated its return to circulation on Tuesday night with an evening of speakers and performers. The new store is located at 146 W. 26th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues. more...  19 Comments

Rebel Priests Push for Torture Abolition at West Side Church Appearance

Inni Chowdhury | Two priests who were jailed for demonstrating at a U.S. military base where soldiers are trained in torture techniques spoke at an Upper West Side church on Thursday night, hours after the Supreme Court ruled that detainees held at Guantanamo have a right to challenge their imprisonment before a judge. more...  0 Comments

ITALY, IN PESARO AND ANCONA, DEPORTATION OF 40 AFGHAN REFUGEES

EveryOne Group | EXPLANATION REQUESTED TO THE ITALIAN MINISTERS OF THE INTERIOR AND DEFENCE; THE UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES MUST INTERVENE” more...  0 Comments

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