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VIDEO > Housing Rights for New Orleans Hurricane Survivors

FluxRostrum | This video includes interviews from evacuees in NY and those who've returned to New Orleans. This issue is currently effecting the lives of thousands of people and it's still not too late to help put pressure where it needs to be put to force the goverenment to deal with these people properly. more...  1 Comments

New Orleans' Lower 9th: The Struggle Continues

Diane Krauthamer | In light of hardships that thousands of residents have gone through since September, the city is now telling them that they cannot go back to their homes. Residents say such a political battle is the last thing they need, as they're struggling to reclaim their lives. more...  1 Comments

Michael Eric Dyson and Katrina Survivors

Bush Crimes Commission | Michael Eric Dyson and Katrina Survivors Join Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski and Craig Murray to Testify at Commission of Inquiry on Bush Crimes against Humanity more...  0 Comments

APPEAL LAUNCHED IN BUSH TORTURE CASE

Lawyers Against the War | Trying George W. Bush for war crimes.
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International day against video surveillance

SCP-NYC | the first day of Spring 2006 more...  0 Comments

Solidarity Action, Monday 23rd! Swaziland Youth Day and the Sixteen Pro-Democracy Activists Facing the Death Sentence!

Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Federation: | Email, phone, fax, gather on the 23rd!

Monday the 23rd of January is Swaziland Youth Day, traditionally marked by violent repression of peaceful youth gatherings. On this day we are calling for anyone who is serious about international solidarity against capitalism and in favour of democracy over dictatorship to organise activities, actions and events in solidarity not only with the Swazi youth and those struggling against the monarchy, but also in solidarity with the struggling people of Zimbabwe. more...  0 Comments

Harry Belafonte to Speak at Bush Crimes Tribunal

Bush Crimes Commission | Harry Belafonte will speak at the opening of Session Two of the "Bush Crimes Commission" this Friday evening at 6:00 pm at Riverside Church in Manhattan.


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NYCLU, Councilmember James, and Brooklyn Residents Unite for Forum on Housing, Policing, and Rights

Maggie Gram | The New York Civil Liberties Union and City Council member Letitia James will host a two-part community forum at a Fort Greene church tomorrow evening to tackle two issues of great relevance to area residents: housing and the police. more...  0 Comments

Winnipeg: International Call to Action

road | The following is a call to join Winnipeg in opposing the occupation of
our city by an imperialist army, the Canadian Armed Forces. At the
bottom is an article from the Winnipeg Free Press with details of the
planned urban-warfare exercises. more...  0 Comments

Common Ground Collective Report Back from NOLA PA/NYC/NJ SPEAKING TOUR

Greg Pason | A series of public report-back forums on the Common Ground Collective's work in NOLA
January 21-27, 2006 more...  1 Comments

Faced With IWW Pressure, Starbucks Releases Sub-Par Health Care Number

Worker Freedom | New York, NY- The myth of a socially responsible Starbucks is steadily unraveling with an admission by the coffe chain that less than half of its employees are covered by company health care. The revelation is all the more remarkable since the company has long promoted itself as a leader in employee health care while the actual percentage of Starbucks workers covered is less than that of Wal-Mart, a corporation notorious for the burden it places on taxpayers via uninsured workers. more...  3 Comments

Fighting for equality in New Orleans

Diane Krauthamer | Energetic demands rang throughout the streets of New Orleans on Monday morning as a diverse group of residents were joined by out of town volunteers to protest attempted gentrification of the city, in the spirit of Martin Luther King Day. more...  0 Comments

Janis Karpinski and Ex UK Ambassador Craig Murray to Testify At Bush War Crimes Commission

Bush War Crimes Comission | An unprecedented citizens' tribunal will hear testimony from international expert witnesses and whistle-blowers on war crimes and crimes against humanity alleged against the Bush administration.

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US kills 18 Pakistani villagers on MLK weekend

ref | - United States airstrike on a Pakistani village... killed at least 18 civilians.
- 10,000 people chanting "Death to America" rallied on Sunday...
- Condoleezza Rice said al-Qaeda can't be treated "lightly."
- liberal and Islamic groups joined an anti-US protest in Karachi
- US peace groups silent?
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America

Murdock Todd Cote | war or peace with the URWRNC more...  0 Comments

MLK Day march in New Orleans

Diane Krauthamer | Energetic demands rang throughout the streets of New Orleans on Monday morning as a diverse group of residents were joined by out of town volunteers to protest attempted gentrification of the city, in the spirit of Martin Luther King Day. more...  1 Comments

Remembering MLK: He Had a Dream

Antrim Caskey and Diane Krauthamer | In New York, a long line of people dressed in purple, the color of SEIU, wound around from the western edge of Central Park to its north end at 110th Street. The march began at Adam Clayton Powell and Central Park north and headed north to 125th street. Jumbo television screens at 125th Street broadcast the march and the speeches and performances that followed. The crowd was confined to the east side of the street by steel barricades that the police use so frequently now for large public gatherings.

Meanwhile, in New Orleans, energetic demands rang throughout the streets as a diverse group of residents were joined by out of town volunteers to protest attempted gentrification of the city, in the spirit of Martin Luther King Day. more...  3 Comments

Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) announces formation of a national organization.

Thomas Good | 4 generations of SDS activists are working to link the local chapters that have sprung up independently since the Iraq War began into a national organization. SDS founder Alan Haber likes to say he is "waiting for the next meeting of SDS". He won't have to wait long...the next SDS national conference, the first since 1969, is planned for this summer. more...  29 Comments

Mindwalk 26: Torture For Profit

Upstart Radio America | Much resepect to David Letterman, aka The Big Guy. Followed by a taste of a 1973 Watergate hearing and a 60 Minutes story on the CIA's practice of "Rendition", covert kidnapping using private jets. Finally, Lewis Black to bring a positive and uplifting finale. more...  0 Comments

I Sitll Believe

Martin Luther King, Jr. | I refuse to accept the cynical notion that nation after nation must spiral down a militaristic stairway into the hell of nuclear annihilation. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. more...  0 Comments

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