Weekly News Update | The Brazilian daily O Estado de Sao Paulo had reported before Lula's visit to Colombia that he would give Uribe "explicit support" in the fight against the FARC. more... 0 Comments
Authors, The Politics of Immigration | If this had happened in another country, many of us would condemn it as an effort by an authoritarian regime to smash a unionization drive. But it happened in Postville, Iowa, so we call the massive May 12 raid by the U.S. government's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Agriprocessors kosher meatpacking plant a "workplace enforcement operation." more... 0 Comments
Stephen Lendman | Halper's excellent book. more... 0 Comments
Pete Dolack | A shadowy corporate group has attmpted to make Tompkins Square Park a private space and explicity seeks to keep squatters out. They will be back on July 30. Self-designated organizers of this corporate group, which is showing a series of outdoor films in the park, have refused to identify themselves in any way, yet have taken it upon itself to decide who is, and is not, allowed into the park's spaces. more... 9 Comments
Roberto Malini - EveryOne Group (Italy) | Two children of the Roma ethnic group drown in Naples. Next to their lifeless bodies people continue to sunbathe, have fun and swim in the sea.
Counterhegemonic | It seems that the legally embattled hip-hop artist DMX was arrested for using the false identity of "Troy Jones" to avoid paying a $7,500 medical bill. The bill was incurred during his visit to the Scottsdale, Az. Mayo Clinic. Most of the major media outlets connect this latest arrest with DMXs recent string of arrests for offenses such as driving without a license and animal cruelty. more... 0 Comments
Coalition Against Privatization | The topics of our literature include information about the proposed privatization of GHI & HIP (and how it can be stopped), info on H. R. 676 (National Health Insurance Act) and a flyer announcing our July 30th rally against healthcare privatization and in celebration of Medicare. more... 0 Comments
@ | 2001 Italy Genova G8 Diaz - Mark Covell interview more... 0 Comments
Omid Memarian on Huffington Post | Susan Sarandon has expressed surprising unwillingness to denounce her support for the Israeli Billionaire, Lev Leviev, who is has been criticized by a variety of NGOs for his involvement in building settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
Bob English | The internal struggle and accelerating debate within the SEIU over union democracy is a positive and encouraging development. While democracy, dissent and member empowerment are on the horizon in SEIU and even in vogue in West Coast locals, it wasn't always so. A reform movement and the uprising of Public Employees for a democratic Union within the former L790 serves as a case study. more... 3 Comments
Chris White | The New Jersey Regional Coalition has won a 3 year battle to make it the law that even the wealthiest communities must build their share of affordable housing. more... 1 Comments
Counterhegemonic | Problem is that many seniors, whose fixed budgets are already stretched dangerously thin by social security payments which are being outstripped by inflation, are putting off taking their medication until their coverage returns. This has had deadly consequences. more... 0 Comments
Taunus | Plazo límite para concursar: 20 de Julio 2008 more... 1 Comments
Concerned citizens of irc.indymedia.org | Billed as the world's most sophisticated covert ops team, the Colombian military bungled the video documentation of their "rescue" of Ingrid Betancourt and US mercenaries. Now, Uribe must face the world and tell them that his military violated the Geneva Convention and then lied about it. more... 1 Comments
Lucy Roessler | Tendremos que esperar que el bombardeo mediático en torno a la reciente liberación de Ingrid y demás rehenes obtenida con la “Operación Jaque” continúe todavía durante unos días, como si fuera una prolongada fase destinada al ablandamiento previo, después vendrá el “asalto final”. more... 1 Comments
Stephen Lendman | His long ordeal continues more... 0 Comments
T | "The death rate for African American men ages 20 to 34 in Philadelphia was 4.37 per 1,000 in 2002, 11 percent higher than among troops in Iraq. Slightly more than half the Philadelphia deaths were homicides.” As an African-American, I have no problem comparing the war on minorities in the USA with the war in Iraq. more... 0 Comments
Weekly News Update | "For campesino communities in Peru, communal lands are the material basis of life, an ancestral institution, a space of indigenous peoples' social, economic and cultural identity, where life is organized on the basis of democracy and social justice criteria, and the practice of ancient forms of communal work on the land (minga, aynia)," AIDESEP said in a statement.
Weekly News Update | Fleury did not learn of her son's death until several days later. "No one from immigration or jail called me when my son died," said Fleury. Fleury said the family found out because a chaplain called Joseph's girlfriend, who then called his family. A letter from ICE stating that Joseph had suffered a seizure came a week later.
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