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Indypendent Special Edition: Hurricane Katrina (PDF)

The Indypendent | Story budget to come, but in the meantime -- download the entire issue. more...  2 Comments

Chinese Immigrant David Wong Deported After Being Cleared of 1986 Murder

The David Wong Support Committee | Thanks to the hard work for over a decade by activists, David Wong, a Chinese immigrant wrongly convicted of murder in 1987 in New York, is finally free after being deported in August 2005 to Hong Kong. His supporters on the David Wong Support Committee are issuing their first public statement along with a statement by David Wong, which is available in full at www.freedavidwong.org more...  0 Comments

New Orleans: People Tell of Police Abuse, Express Anger at Feds

David Van Deusen | Jefferson Parish, Louisiana - On the afternoon of Thursday, September 8th, Vermont National Guard troops brought food and water, by truck, into a number of poor and working class communities in Jefferson Parish, just across the river from New Orleans. Throughout the day twelve Guardsmen distributed an estimated 900 meals to hurricane survivors. more...  0 Comments

[gangbox] Louisiana Goddamn... race, death and criminal negligence 27 feet below sea level....

GANGBOX: CONSTRUCTION WORKERS NEWS SERVICE | [gangbox] LOUISIANA GODDAMN... race, death and criminal negligence 27 feet below sea level.... more...  0 Comments

Price of Oil: In Remembrance of Ken Saro-Wiwa

Karim Olaechea | Please join us to commemorate the life and work of Ken Saro-Wiwa. On November 10th, 1995, Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni men were hanged in the yard of Nigeria’s Port Harcourt prison. Their only crimes: non-violently protesting against an oil company, and demanding protection of the environmental and social rights of the Ogoni people. Ten years on, a coalition of environmental and human rights organizations is mounting a national tour on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa and his colleagues. more...  1 Comments

2005 World Summit: Global Declaration of Common Security

Joan Russow | For over 60 years states through the UN system have incurred obligations through treaties, conventions and covenants, made commitments through UN Conference Action plans, and created expectation through UNGA declarations and resolutions related to furthering international law and common security. It is time for compliance. more...  0 Comments

Starbucks Union Condemns Torture and Killing of 'Coke' Union Leader

Worker Freedom | Please read SINALTRAINAL's statement on the killing which follows below and write the letters they suggest:
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Interview with Bill Siegel, co-director of The Weather Underground documentary

small WORLD Podcast | Interview with Bill Siegel, co-director and co-producer of The Weather Underground, the Oscar-nominated 2002 feature-length documentary that explores the rise and fall of this radical movement as former members speak candidly about the idealistic passion that drove them to "bring the war home" and the trajectory that placed them on the F.B.I.'s most wanted list. more...  0 Comments

World Can't Wait New Orleans Funderal Demonstration Photos

Stanley W. Rogouski | A followup demonstration. more...  4 Comments

Juanita Young Found 'Not Guilty!'

October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality | Anti-Police Bruality Activist Juanita Young was found not guilty today in Bronx Supreme Court by Judge P. Benitez after a four day trial taking place more than two years after her illegal eviction engineered by her landlord and the NYPD as a means to intimidate and silence political dissent. Previous IMC Coverage of the Juanita Young Trial:
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Update on Mayday DC relief effort in New Orleans

Chuck Munson | The truck organized by Cafe Mawonaj safely arrived in New Orleans today. more...  0 Comments

The Real Looters of Hurricane Katrina

Nzingha Tyehemba | The images of survivors of Hurricane Katrina, for the most part images of poor African-Americans “looting” neighborhood supermarkets and grocery stores exemplify, this nation’s fetish with stigmatizing, criminalizing, and dehumanizing black people, even in the midst of a great tragedy more...  0 Comments

Agenda

Clinton Fein / Annoy.com | Four years since 9/11 America has evolved little since Mychael Judge, the gay chaplain was pulled from the ashes of the World Trade center after administering last rites to a fallen fireman, or Mark Bingham helped wrest control of Flight 93 from terrorist hijackers, potentially thwarting an even more devastating catastrophe. more...  1 Comments

URGENT ACTION ALERT:US peace activist detained under terrorist charges in Australia. Call the Australian Embassy NOW!

Andrea Buffa | September 10, 2005

Scott Parkin, a US peace activist from Houston, Texas, has been
detained by police in Australia without formally being charged with any crime and
threatened with deportation. more...  4 Comments

Anarchists provide aid to Katrina Survivors (new website)

Emergence Broadcast System | (Please Forward)

The Emergence Broadcasting System (EBS)  http://www.dominantfiction.com/EBS.html , is going to New Orleans.

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has been informing New Orleans residents that they must leave their city in order to receive food and supplies when such resources are being made presently available by grass roots organizations in the New Orleans area. In addition to food and other supplies, hundreds of individuals, organizations, and private businesses are offering free lodging to victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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Cartoon by Mike Flugennock: 'Katrina Marches on Washington, Sept.24'

Mike Flugennock | One more reason to go to Washington, DC on September 24 -- anti-imperialist and anti-authoritarian solidarity with the people of New Orleans and her sister city, Fallujah. more...  0 Comments

Babblin' on in Babylon

One People's Project | Well, it looks like our friends in the Minuteklan Project wanted to come out and see if they can bring their crap to the East Coast, so they held another meeting, this time in Babylon, Long Island in New York. About 100 people came out to see him, but they were all of us, and that made for an interesting afternoon on the Island. Chris Simcox, the co-founder of the Minuteklan Project, was the featured speaker at this meeting, and that was what prompted so many people to come out. We have at this link a slew of pics from the day, and as always, if you recognize anyone in the pics, hit us up and give us the story.
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Philippines: Protests will take off from where impeachment failed

AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) | AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) today joined the ranks of other progressive anti-Arroyo forces and luminaries of the Catholic church in a show of force to continue demanding for the ouster of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) a day after the House of Representatives voted down the impeachment complaint.
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Overkill: Feared Blackwater Mercenaries Deploy in New Orleans

Jeremy Scahill and Daniela Crespo | NEW ORLEANS--Heavily armed paramilitary mercenaries from the Blackwater private security firm, infamous for their work in Iraq, are openly patrolling the streets of New Orleans. more...  8 Comments

Voter alert! You could be denied the right to vote Tuesday!

Vincent La Marca | Dozens of voters in Bensonhurst could be denied the right to vote this Tuesday if they are asked for photo ID to enter the New Utrecht High School polling place and they don't have it. more...  1 Comments

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