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FOLLOW THE RULES: The rules of POLITICAL CORRECTNESS when it comes to the Israeli-Arab conflict

Jay in NYC | Brilliant: The rules of POLITICAL CORRECTNESS when it comes to the Israeli-Arab conflict: more...  0 Comments

SILENT DRAMATIC PROTEST~~today 11AM Union Square

World Can't Wait - Drive Out the Bush Regime | SILENT DRAMATIC PROTEST AGAINST THE RAMPAGING OF LEBANON & THE MIDDLE EAST more...  0 Comments

Protesting Rice's Visit to the UN: Bring the Slaughter in Lebanon to a Halt

World Can't Wait | Today a group World Can't Wait activists and others gathered in front of the United Nations Headquarters in New York for an emergency protest of Condoleezza Rice's visit there. Rice's appearance was part of the process of authoring a UN resolution for a "ceasefire" in Israel's vicious war of aggression on Lebanon - a war made possible by, and enjoying the approval and direct military support of the Bush regime. more...  3 Comments

Demonstrators in Oaxaca Fired on by Paramilitaries.

Gerado | Yesterday August 10 a group of paramilitary shot at the rearguard of a
demonstration
of approximately 20 thousands people in support of the women groups
that have occupied
the state controled TV and radio station. As a consequence of this
attack the mechanic
and husband of a school teacher Jose Jimenez Colmenares. Two other
demonstrators
were wounded and are in critical condition.
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'A Caring Strike' w. Precarias a la Deriva / Precarious Women Workers Adrift (Spain) - 8/22 @ Bluestockings

the kids | Another event in the 'This is Forever': From Inquiry to Refusal Discussion Series - Precarias a la Deriva is a Madrid based activist research project which has worked for the last few years to map and to explore the changing life and work situations of its participants, seeking those fragile moments and places of aggregation which allow us to break the solitude and the impotence of our individual—and very different—lives and imagine relevant forms of organization and collective resistance. more...  0 Comments

Statement of Solidarity from David Bleakney, National Union Representative - Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Worker Freedom |
Dave Bleakney - National Union Representtaive - Canadian Union of Postal Workers more...  0 Comments

Screening: "i" the film (2006) , TONIGHT

naw (www.times-up.org) | at the Times-Up space, 49 E. Houston st., between Mott/Mulberry (times-up.org)

Synopsis:
According to Naomi Klein, "i" "positively vibrates with the energy and
creativity of the movement it documents. Beautiful, intellectual,
riotous, it fits in no box (and no blurb)— just see it!" "i" is a
meditation on the relationship between media and power as it is
manifested by the worlds largest all volunteer network of media
activists — Indymedia. The feature-length documentary follows the
first year of a small collective in Buenos Aires as it struggles
amidst assassinations, a collapsing economy, and a whirlwind of
political upheaval.
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Screening: "Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation"

Jesse Lokahi Heiwa | See Hawaiian history through Hawaiian eyes. The film "Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation" will be screened @ Bluestockings. A discussion will follow the film, lead by Jesse Lokahi Heiwa of the Hawai'i Solidarity Committee. more...  2 Comments

NYCLU Sues NYPD for Harassing & Detaining Photographers

NYCLU | August 7, 2006 -- The New York Civil Liberties Union today expanded a
federal lawsuit to challenge the New York City Police Department's
treatment of photographers and filmmakers. In the amended complaint
filed this morning in United States District Court in Manhattan, the
NYCLU alleged that NYPD officers are unlawfully detaining photographers
and threatening them with arrest if they will not destroy their images
or show them to police officers. more...  0 Comments

National Debt Press Conference at Federal Reserve in NYC

Liberty Dollar | The day after Ben Bernanke raises interest rates for the 18th time, Bernard von NotHaus, noted Monetary Architect, will present a $50 Gold Federal Reserve Note for redemption as specified on the Note and guaranteed by the Constitution, at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at 33 Liberty Street in lower Manhattan… more...  0 Comments

RFIDs are for dummies!

gothink3 | Citi and Chase banks are distributing “smart cards” or “blink cards” to their unknowing customers. Either way these cards contain RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) and pose a threat to your privacy and bank accounts ie: digital pick-pocketing or worse a way to track humans. more...  2 Comments

Providence: Protesters chase off 21st Century Klan ride

red Bergen |
The protesters, organized by the International Socialist Organzation, the Workers International League, Working Class Emancipation, and independent activists, clearly scored a minor victory by demoralizing the racists and discouraging them from returning. But as this writer emphasized in a speech at the protest, only the massive, independent action of the working class can decisively defeat the racist vigilante groups like the Klan, the Minutemen, and the Paul Revere riders and, most importantly, overthrow the capitalist state apparatus that stimulates and defends them. more...  0 Comments

Associated Press: Starbucks fires union organizer

Worker Freedom | SEATTLE -- Starbucks Corp. has fired the co-founder of a union claiming to represent employees at six of its Manhattan coffee houses.
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FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS IN THE PHILIPPINES! FREE THE TAGAYTAY 5!

E. San Juan, Jr. | The massive human rights violations in the Philippines perpetrated by the corrupt Arroyo regime have been universally condemned by, among others, Amnesty International. UN Human Rights Committee, Asian Human Rights Commission, National Lawyers Guild, Reporters Without Borders, and so on. U.S. citizens should demand a halt to their tax dollars being spent for military aid to the illegitimate Arroyo government in the Philippines. WITHDRAW U.S. SPECIAL FORCES KILLING AND RAPING FILIPINOS! STOP BUSH INTERVENTION IN THE STATE/MILITARY REPRESSION OF WORKERS, PEASANTS, STUDENTS, WOMEN, AND INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES IN THE PHILIPPINES! more...  0 Comments

Americans Terrorized By Americans At Home

Starfishgirl | Terrorist Gang Stalking is a tool employed by fascists who seek to quash freedom of speech along many other Constitutional rights. Please join us in the fight to expose and stop this insidious crime.
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Toufic Haddad speaks in NYC Wednesday evening: "Why does the US support Israel's Terror?"

brooklyn socialists | **Toufic Haddad is a Palestinian-America activist and writer who edits the radical journal Between the Lines, published from Jerusalem and Ramallah. He is also a frequent contributor to Counterpunch, the International Socialist Review, and ZNet.**
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Argentina: Ex-Agent Gets 25 Years

Weekly News Update on the Americas | In recent months, trials have gone forward in nearly 1,000 cases of crimes against humanity; some 211 people are detained in relation to these cases, according to official figures. more...  0 Comments

Immigration News: Palestinian Freed, IFCO Arrestees Win Stay

Weekly News Update on the Americas | Judge Hatter ordered Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to release Abdel Jabbar Hamdan by 5pm on July 31 or appear in his Los Angeles courtroom at 11am on Aug. 1 "to show cause, if you have any, why you should not be held in contempt." more...  0 Comments

7/28-30 NGIS Conference: A Success & Milestone for the Immigrant Rights Movement!

Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network | Yesterday We Marched
Today We Organized
Tomorrow We'll Achieve Our Dreams and Goals!

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NMASS celebrates new space in Brooklyn

Ula Kuras | The National Mobilization Against Sweatshops (NMASS) celebrated the grand opening of their new space in Brooklyn on 93 Third Avenue at Bergen St on Friday, August 5th. NMASS is a workers membership organization that was founded by young working people in 1996 in New York City. Its’ members cross all trades and industries but are united in their efforts to empower workers and fight for better work conditions. more...  0 Comments

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