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Philippines: An urgent call to the NDF and the GRP regarding the recent killings

Collective | An urgent call to the National Democratic Front (NDF) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) regarding the recent killings of farmers!

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The Financial Crisis Hits the Immigration Debate

Authors, The Politics of Immigration | The immigration debate brings together many of the economic issues that need to be discussed at this point: the effects of "free trade" policies, the government's anti-labor measures, the fomenting of divisions among working people.
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UTNE Names Robina Suwol One Of “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World"

California Safe Schools | California Safe Schools Founder & Executive Director Recognized for Decade of Green School Efforts more...  1 Comments

INB 11/30/08: Raids Protested in Minnesota, Michigan

Weekly News Update | On Oct. 24, about 60 people demonstrated in Minneapolis to protest a recent ICE sweep through southern Minnesota. The demonstration was called by the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Coalition.

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Criminal Injustice Against the Holy Land Foundation Charity

Stephen Lendman | targeting innocent Muslims more...  0 Comments

Manhattan Night Court At 100 Center St. Part I

Paolo Mastrangelo | One man present who had been charged with fare beating on the m35 that morning, who did not want to give his name, claimed that he and five others here in court were picked up that morning after boarding the bus at approximately 6:30am on their way to an outpatient facility in Harlem. They are homeless, living in the shelter, and the bus is their connection to job interviews, mental health facilities, friends and family. None of them had money for the fare, and all snuck on the bus from the back door. more...  1 Comments

In this week's Socialist WebZine....

SP-USA | Plus...Vote in this week's poll...
Which Progressive Figure in U.S. History Deserves a
National Holiday? more...  9 Comments

TOP COMEDIANS TO HEADLINE HOLIDAY DARFUR BENEFIT

Mike Collins | Although the recent financial crisis has dominated the headlines, several area comedians have not forgotten the tragic and ongoing genocide in Darfur. This December will see "Tell your Friends! There's No Christmas In Darfur!," a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of some of the city's top comics to benefit Save Darfur! more...  0 Comments

Martyr remembered, brother faces U.K. jail

Ahmar Mustikhan, Freelance Journalist | Glowing tributes were paid to Nawabzada Bala'ach Marri at a meeting at Busboys and Poets in Washington DC on Saturday afternoon. The victim's brother Hairbiyar Marri and Faiz Baloch face jail in the U.K. for trying to organize Baluch resistance against military brutalities. more...  0 Comments

Victory Declared for Iraq Vets and Supporters as Nassau County Drops Charges

Alex Kane | In a significant move for the Hempstead 15, the Nassau County District Attorney’s office has agreed to drop the charges of “disorderly conduct” and “failure to obey a lawful order” against 10 Iraq War veterans and 5 of their supporters when what is known as a six-month “Adjournment to Contemplate Dismissal (ACD)” is finished. more...  3 Comments

A Good Time for the Good Time Bill

Family and Friends of Daniel McGowan | A Good Time for the Good Time Bill: Dinner, A Movie ("Hoot") and Conversation
Friday, December 5th, 7pm
6th St Community Center
638 6th St. btwn Avenues B and C (F/V to 2nd Ave., exit 1st Ave.)
Donations Welcome!
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Political Prisoner Events Coming up in NYC and Beyond!!!

NYC ABCF | Friday, December 5th 7pm, 638 6th Street- A Good Time for the Good Time Bill!

Saturday December 6th, 12pm Philadelphia- Stop the Murder of Mumia!

Saturday, Dec 6th **7pm** Philadelphia- Solidarity with PP's, Remembrance of Bashir Hameed

Sunday, December 14th, 3pm on, at 263 Eastern Parkway- Send Love through the Walls!

Every Wednesday in December is Phone for Parole Day for Herman and Jalil!
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JUSTICE FOR 81 BOWERY TENANTS!

forwarded by Skinny John | We need people to come out for an hour once a week to work with us to build community support and give pressure to the landlord to get the residents back into their homes asap. more...  0 Comments

Israel's Slow-Motion Genocide in Occupied Palestine

Stephen Lendman | a decades long policy more...  0 Comments

Gruesome Gates Stays On At DOD, unnaturally

geral | Ask and you shall receive the answer: why does Gates continue his murderous agenda in the Obama team! more...  0 Comments

Gates stays at dod because gates runs cia , etc...

geral | why does Gates stay on in Obama's group- Let me tell you ! more...  0 Comments

Phone bank to Help Elect Malik Rahim to Congress!

forwarded by Skinny John | Help make calls from your home to voters in Malik's district. Help build our virtual phone bank at Green Change.The more people we talk to, the more VOTES we get!
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Larry Cox, head of Amnesty International, silent as guard assaults activist.

Ken So Wala | Larry Cox, head of Amnesty International, stood silent as a guard violently assaulted a human rights activist who asked him a question at a public gathering at the Ethical Culture Society.

The four minute Youtube video was posted at:

 http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=qHqDjL8gR18

The activist was there to draw attention to AI's support of the Merida Initiative, aka, Plan Mexico, a military aid package that arms the Mexican army and police who are involved in the murder and arrest of activists in Oaxaca and Chiapas and the massacres in Atenco. more...  14 Comments

Breathing Life Back into the Anti-Globalization Movement: Film Screening/Panel

Jacob Scheier | What have we learned and where to go next were the key questions last Friday at a film screening and panel discussion on the anti-(corporate)globalization movement(s). The event, hosted by Professor Mark Read of the Gallatin School hosted was entitled "Many Yeses, one No," and is part of a screening and DVD Series coming from Deep Dish TV entitled: DIY Media: Movement Perspectives on Critical Moments. more...  6 Comments

Victory in El Barrio

Jennifer Janisch | The global economic crisis that has shaken the real-estate industry has one tenant organization in East Harlem celebrating victory over a British landlord. more...  4 Comments

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