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Books Thru Bars Movie Night! 12/16 8pm

btb | Books Thru Bars Movie Night! 12/16 8pm more...  0 Comments

Torture & White Phosphorus

CHUCKMAN | CONDOLEEZZA AND AMERICA'S POLITICAL CULTURE OF LIES more...  1 Comments

Open Letter to NYC Drivers

William Laviano | Cyclist assaulted by four stupid white men in a car. more...  3 Comments

Benefit for NYU GSOC strikers

Sean Nortz | To offset the financial hardship the blacklist will impose, there will be a strike benefit fundraiser Sunday evening. more...  0 Comments

'Sex Worker': Tales of a Hotel Dick

Steve Peacock | There are estimated to be millions of women and children around the world who are forced into the sex industry. Many are transported across the globe against their will. Others, however, enter the business for one reason and one reason only: the money's good. The following piece is the first in a series of excerpts from 'Hotel Dick: Harlots, Starlets, Thieves & Sleaze," a memoir of my five years as a plainclothes house detective -- or "hotel dick," as they are known -- at the Helmsley Palace, New York City's former playground of the wealthy and powerful. more...  5 Comments

Stop the PATRIOT Act!

populist | online action alert... more...  0 Comments

"Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story" Showing Saturday Dec. 10, 7p.m.!

Vincent F. | Stanley Tookie Williams is currently on death row in California. His execution date is set for December 13th.
"Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story" won a Satellite Award from the International Press Academy.

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Apartheid Israel's Defense Minister Joins the 'Attack Iran' Chorus

John Brown | In today's pro-apartheid Israeli daily Ha'aretz, the defense minister, Shaul Mofaz, joined the chorus-line of true believers advocating a military attack on Iran.

With this, Mofaz adds his name to the growing list of Zionists who believe the best way for the state of Israel to 'handle' Iran is by killing Iranians. This racist obsession with killing Muslims is by no means unique. Since the partition of Palestine and formation of the colonial settler state in 1947, the content and strategy of Mofaz's remarks echo those of virtually every Israeli statesman and woman. more...  0 Comments

WEEKLY REPORT ON ISRAELI HUMAN RIGHTS VIOATIONS IN THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORY

VOICES OF PALESTINE .ORG | Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Launch More Attacks on Palestinian Civilians and Property in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) more...  1 Comments

Today! Friday! International Day of Solidarity for Turkish Anarchist Political Prisoner Mehmet Tarhan!

The Mehmet Tarhan Defense Network | Mehmet Tarhan is a queer anarchist total/conscientious objector who has been imprisoned in Turkey since April 2005 because of his rejection of military service. The Free Mehmet Defense Network was started in order to coordinate with other international defense networks and groups as well as individuals (especially in the United States and Canada) to see our comrade, Mehmet Tarhan, free. more...  0 Comments

FREE MUMIA ABU-JAMAL COALITION SHOWS SUPPORT FOR STANLEY “TOOKIE” WILLIAMS

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FREE MUMIA ABU-JAMAL COALITION SHOWS SUPPORT FOR STANLEY “TOOKIE” WILLIAMS more...  1 Comments

The Campaign to End AIDS Revives a Movement (Indypendent)

SUZY SUBWAYS | To make sure the movement’s a long-term survivor, the Campaign to End AIDS (C2EA), a national coalition of HIV service providers and advocacy groups, pulled off an ambitious series of events from October to early November. more...  0 Comments

DECISION TIME FOR TOOKIE (Indypendent)

F. TIMOTHY MARTIN | Barring intervention by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, California will execute Williams by lethal injection on Dec. 13.
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INCARNATION TIMELINE

THE INDYPENDENT | In January 2004 independent journalist Liam Scheff publishes an article, “The House That AIDS Built,” on
indymedia.org revealing the testing of powerful HIV drugs on foster children at the Incarnation Children’s Center. more...  0 Comments

Iraqi resistance sets back Bush’s ‘plan for victory’

John Catalinotto | There are still 160,000 U.S. troops in Iraq, many for their third tour. Many of these troops are reservists who had no idea when they joined up years ago that they would be expected to subdue an extensive uprising of a population fighting for the sovereignty of their nation. New recruits for both active and reserve military units, especially in the U.S. Army, still number way under quotas. more...  0 Comments

Big Break in Mumia Abu-Jamal Case

Dave Lindorff | The Third Circuit Appeals Court has agreed to hear not just Abu-Jamal’s claim of jury selection bias in his 1982 murder trial, but also claims that the prosecution illegally told the jury their decision regarding guilt would not be final and that the trial judge was biased at the post-conviction hearing on the case and the merits of the evidence presented. more...  1 Comments

10:45am COURT SUPPORT NEEDED & AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT REGARDING ARREST OF BROOKLYN ACTIVIST

ADL-LI | EMERGENCY COURT SUPPORT NEEDED
BROOKLYN ACTIVIST FALSLY ARRESTED By FBI
COME TO COURT AT CADMAN PLAZA AT 10:45AM AND SHOW SUPPORT
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This Friday! International Day of Solidarity for Turkish Anarchist Political Prisoner Mehmet Tarhan

Free Mehmet Now | Mehmet Tarhan is a queer anarchist total/conscientious objector who has been imprisoned in Turkey since April 2005 because of his rejection of military service. The Free Mehmet Defense Network was started in order to coordinate with other international defense networks and groups as well as individuals (especially in the United States and Canada) to see our comrade, Mehmet Tarhan, free. more...  0 Comments

Friday, Dec. 9: Solidarity with Haitian Workers in Dominican Republic

Grassroots Haiti Solidarity Committee | Weekly picketing continues at the Dominican consulate in Times Square to protest the ongoing repression, deportations and violence against the Haitian immigrant workers and Haitian-Dominican workers by the Dominican
government. The next protest will be on Friday, Dec. 9 at 5 pm. more...  0 Comments

WOBBLY Century/JOE HILL Tribute NYU/GSOC STRIKE Benefit

KIRK KELLY & PADDY on the RAILWAY | MUGSY Records and the Artist Worker Action League present a celebration of the life of Joe Hill and the 100th Anniversary of the IWW's founding with an ANTIFOLK event for the ages - all to benefit for the Grad Student workers on strike at NYU. more...  1 Comments

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