Alex Gourevitch | Despite various protests and challenges, the Bush administration's war on terror continues to dominate American politics. A group of writers, activists, and students, who run the initiative Against the War on Terror have organized an event, including Christian Parenti and Corey Robin, to discuss what the problem with the war on terror is, and why opposition so far has been ineffective. The purpose of the event is to keep speeches short so there is plenty of time for debate and discussion. The event is FREE, this Saturday, Feb. 25 at CUNY Graduate Center. more... 0 Comments
Anakbayan-NY/NJ | Jersey City, NJ-- Filipino groups are outraged over what many are calling "a blatant act of police brutality, racial discrimination, and anti-immigrant sentiment" on the part of two Jersey City police officers who arrested and detained a young Filipino who was about to file a complaint against an erring cab driver. more... 2 Comments
Sara Flounders | The U.S., let us never forget, is the only country that has ever used nuclear weapons against a civilian population. more... 1 Comments
Jim Zender | Millions of american people are starting to
Mary Owen | The ruling greenlights a lawsuit that seeks a special fund for medical monitoring and treatment of long-term health effects in non-emergency workers, residents and students who were exposed to the toxic air and toxin-laden debris that blanketed the area after 9/11; damages for exposure to hazardous materials from the World Trade Center collapse; and reimbursement for cleanup costs. more... 0 Comments
joe broadhurst | ICE (Immigration) and the DEA both knew the informant. The DEA let him go but ICE continued to support him. They were aware of the first torture/murder. They let it continue. Then the bodies started piling up. In the end, 14 murders were committed, the DEA had pulled all of its staff from the city and the cover-up was in full swing. A cover-up which leads to the top of the DoJ, the DEA, ICE and local prosecutors. The main stream media won't touch it. Will you? more... 0 Comments
Benjamin Robison | At a time where "balanced' discussions from governments and mainstream media consist of the various ways to fight terror with no virtually no discussion about how to create the conditions for peace, The Music for Peace Project, March 31-April 2, 2006 is a global call for change. It is a celebration and a call to action. It brings together musicians and music lovers, activists and concerned citizens, conservatives and liberals, social justice organizations and human rights groups. www.m4p.org for more info.
Eviction Defense | Just as we feared, most of those evicted on the 13th did not have alternative housing. Some were arrested for trespassing as they sought shelter in abandoned buildings, and many dispersed throughout the country, refugees once again. This cannot be allowed to happen again. March 1st will be the final battle for thousands of NOLA families facing homelessness. more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | The recent controversy over some caricatures of Mohammed gave the Islamists an opportunity to wage a hysterical protest internationally. In many cases, this took a violent form and was clearly aimed at silencing those who dared to even portray Mohammed.
DJ Squeezebox | For over 20 years, global economic forces have been dismantling public education in Mexico, but always in the constant shadow of popular resistance. Granito de Arena is the story of that resistance...the story of hundreds of thousands of public schoolteachers who have endured brutal repression in their 25-year struggle for social and economic justice in Mexico's public schools. Award-winning filmmaker, Jill Freidberg (This is What Democracy Looks Like) will be present for all screenings. more... 0 Comments
NYU Undergrad | 101 D AY S P A R T Y! Benefit Party for GSOC
k.hawley | A march on the United Nations in New York may be whats needed to put the UN Nuclear Agency under the public and world spotlight and condemn and disenfranchise its fradulent authority from lending any justification to Bush's genocidal Iran war plans! more... 0 Comments
Justice in South Asia | Mr. Gopal Siwakoti “Chintan,” a prominent human rights activist in Nepal, along with a number of other activists, has been detained in very adverse conditions without charges by the increasingly dictatorial monarchy. This is a letter demanding his release – please endorse as well as send a copy to the Embassy of Nepal. more... 0 Comments
madhatter | N.Y. ADOPTS SAME-SEX FUNERAL RIGHTS LAW more... 0 Comments
rogerm | Story by Jim Dwyer for New York Times describes how NY State court judge ruled against NYPD tactics and NYC's attempt to proscecute Times-up. more... 1 Comments
Hoipolloi Cassidy | According to Elizabeth Ann Danto (Hunter School of Social Work) Freud and his followers developed their theories within a radical project to reorganize society, a project that was crushed with the advent of the Nazis, and crushed again with the development of conformist psychoanalytic practices in America. more... 0 Comments
OnNYturf and New Yorker | a href=http://www.onnyturf.com/articles/read.php?article_id=198>Will from OnNYTurf writes: "A State Judge ruled Monday that the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC), which is reviewing Ratner's development plan for the Atlantic Yards area in Prospect Heights, must dismiss its retained attorney David Paget. Until working for ESDC Paget was Ratner's attorney, and was actually working on Ratner's proposal to the ESDC. [...] The decision to boot Paget from ESDC was one half of the judge's ruling in a case brought by Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn and a coalition of Brooklyn community groups and Brooklyn lawmakers. In the other half the judge ruled in Ratner's favor to allow demolition of six buildings owned by Ratner." [Read More]
Workers World | Hand-in-hand with their governments, media outlets ... continue to unapologetically publish these images under the banner of “free speech”—that is, freedom for the wealthy who control the capitalist media to put out whatever biased, racist, pro-imperialist propaganda suits their agenda. more... 54 Comments
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