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"Victory Ride" TODAY at 5pm to Public Hearing for "Atlantic Yards" Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Times Up! | "Still We Ride" bicycle ride turns to "Victory Ride" to celebrate overwhelming support of community, politicians and groups which rallied together and helped stop NYC's new restrictions on our right to assemble. more...  0 Comments

WE DEMAND A CREDIBLE INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION OF THE MURDER OF FILIPINO ACTIVISTS

Fil-Am Students for Justice and Peace | The Melo Commission of the Arroyo administration is doomed to fail because her regime as the prime suspect in the killings is also the prime investigator. We Fil-am students call for a truly independent and credible investigation of the murder of Filipino activists. more...  0 Comments

the FTAA is Dead!

CSD | Bush's administration's FTAA hemispheric commerce initiative "is dead"!

Merco Press Agency: A top Argentine trade official was quoted in Buenos. Aires as saying the Free Trade Area of the Americas, or FTAA, a hemispheric commerce initiative pushed by the Bush administration, "is dead." more...  0 Comments

Venezuela: Levantando los cimientos de la represión

CRA - El Libertario, Venezuela | * Este texto, escrito por la redacción del periódico El Libertario para el # 48, agosto 2006, explica con detalles y hechos porqué es una verdad a medias la afirmación del actual gobierno venezolano referida a que, a diferencia de sus épocas anteriores, hoy se ejerce sin coerción alguna en el país el derecho a manifestar publicamente en favor de las reivindicaciones colectivas. more...  0 Comments

EL LIBERTARIO # 48: Destruyendo la arquitectura de la represión

CRA - El Libertario, Venezuela | * El nuevo número del vocero de la Comisión de Relaciones Anarquistas (CRA) de Venezuela comienza a distribuirse, con contenidos de imprescindible lectura para quienes se interesen en aproximarse a una voz ácrata de ideas y acción que ya es bien conocida en los medios radicales alternativos de Venezuela y de todo el ámbito de habla hispana.
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JOIN day laborers/activist/community membs.*DEMONSTRATE against the right in NJ!

No One Is Illegal Coaltiion | PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY!!!

UNA VERSIÓN En español SE ENCUENTRA MáS ABAJO


KEEP RACIST HARASSMENT OF DAY LABORERS OUT OF NEW JERSEY!

PROTEST SATURDAY MORNING 8/26/06

ASSEMBLY POINTS:
To get or give a ride:
@ 7:15 am at West 168th St * Broadway (1/A/C trains)
@7:15 am at East 116th St & Lexington Ave (6 train)
To go directly to the protest:
@ 8 am Corner of Columbia St and Washington Ave in Bergenfield, NJ

Or take the 166 Bus across the George Washington Bridge:  http://www.njtransit.com/pdf/bus/T0166.pdf

Far right groups have been demonstrating all over the country and in the tri-state area. In Bergenfield, NJ, the United Patriot of American, a group closely aligned with the Minuteman Project and other “White Power” groups, have been demonstrating for the past several months. But we have been successful in fighting them off. Make Bergenfield a town the right will not forget.

Join activists, community member and day laborers in demonstrating against the UPA. Our last mobilization was joined by almost 100 day laborers. Come this Saturday and let the racist know that we will not tolerate their hate.

We call on all interested individuals and organizations to join us in protesting in Bergenfield next Saturday. These racists must be stopped!

Join us Saturday, Aug. 26, to show that:
 Immigrants are welcome here!
 Racists are not welcome in New Jersey, New York, or ANYWHERE!
 We demand full legalization and equal rights for everyone living and/or working in this country!

Finally, please BRING SIGNS THAT SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS! (Flags from your country of origin are also welcome if you are an immigrant J)

For more information, call the No One is Illegal coalition: 347-537-3433 or email  noisicoalition@google.com for more info or to get involved in this or further efforts top fight anti-immigrant racists. Please let us know ASAP if you have a car with empty space OR a larger group of people who will need rides.
ALTO AL ACOSO RACISTA DE JORNALEROS EN NEUVA JERSEY!

HABRÁ PROTESTA EL SÁBADO 26/8/06 POR LA MAÑANA

PUNTOS DE REUNIÓN:
En Manhattan (si tiene auto o si necesita que alguien le lleve a Ud) nos encontraremos:
A las 7:15 am en la West 168th St con Broadway (los trenes 1/A/C)
A las 7:15 am en la East 116th St con Lexington (el tren 6)

Para ir directamente a la protesta:
La protesta va a ser en la esquina de Washington Ave con Columbia St en Bergenfield , NJ a las 8 de la mañana. Por motivos de seguridad, nos reuniremos en el aparcamiento del "Stop and Shop" antes de cruzar la calle juntos.

También se puede tomar el bus 166 a través del puente George Washington:
 http://www.njtransit.com/pdf/bus/T0166.pdf

Grupos ultra-derechistas han llevado a cabo protestas cada vez más frecuentes por todo el país, incluso en nuestra area tri-estatal (de Nueva York/Nueva Jersey/Connecticut). En Bergenfield, NJ los United Patriots of America, un grupo que tiene lazos con los Minutemen y con el movimiento por el "Poder Blanco", han manifestado semanalmente durante los últimos meses. Pero hemos tenido éxito enfrentandonos con ellos. Podemos hacer a Bergenfield una ciudad que nunca se podra olvidar.

Únete con activistas, miembros comunitarios y los jornaleros en la demostración en contra del UPA. En la movilización anterior 100 jornaleros se unieron con nosotros. Ven este Sábado y demuestrale a los racistas que no soportamos el odio.

Súmese a la protesta para mostrar que:
 ¡Los inmigrantes están bienvenidos aquí!
 ¡Los racistas NO están bienvenidos ni aquí ni en ninguna parte!
 ¡Exigimos la legalización completa y derechos iguales para todo el mundo que viva y/o trabaje en este país!

Finalmente, le pedimos que TRAIGA PANCARTAS QUE ANUNCIEN SU APOYO A LOS INMIGRANTES. (También puede traer la bandera de su país de origen).

Llame la coalición Nadie es Ilegal al 347-537-3433 o escribir a  noisicoalition@goolge.com para más información o para involucrarse a nuestros esfuerzos. Por favor, avísenos cuanto antes en caso de tener o un auto disponible o un grupo de gente que va a necesitar quién llevarle a NJ.

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A night of Cinema, Music and Theater focusing on the Bateyes of Dominican Republic

Dr. Steeve Coupeau | Watch 2 documentaries, admire photos and listen to singing performance.
Get your pre-purchased ticket for $10. Call 646.591.4100
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Joy of Resistance presents radio drama on the fight for the right to vote Thursday at 11 a.m.

Joy of Resistance collective | The Joy of Resistance, the multicultural feminist radio program, presents a radio drama on the fight for the right to vote Thursday at 11 a.m. on WBAI, 99.5 FM.

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Sacco and Vanzetti Memorial Parade! Schedule

Jake | Join us for the first annual Sacco and Vanzetti Memorial Parade! Demand the end of repression of immigrants and anarchists. more...  0 Comments

175 years ago: Nat Turner puts the South on notice

Mickey Z. | By the time Turner was finally caught on October 30, 55 whites had been stabbed, shot, and clubbed to death. Turner's actions, while doomed to end with his death at the hands of the state, had impacted the South and its "peculiar institution" in a permanent manner. more...  0 Comments

"Victory Ride" this Wednesday at 5pm

Times Up! | "Still We Ride" Ride turns to "Victory Ride" to celebrate overwhelming support of community, politicians and groups which rallied together and helped stop NYC's new restrictions on our right to assemble. more...  1 Comments

Ag-Mart, McDonald's, and Sweatshops in the Fields

SFA | And herein lies the connection: farmworkers' exposure to pesticides does not take place in a vacuum. Rather, it occurs along a continuum of systemic abuse that includes sub-poverty wages, sweatshop conditions, and - in the most extreme cases - modern-day slavery. The CIW insists that consumers and corporate buyers must play a crucial role in addressing the litany of abuses and injustices rampant in Florida agriculture. more...  0 Comments

The Case of Elvira Arellano

Fred Bergen | It's no wonder, then, that news of Elvira's heroic defiance of the government's deportation order has spread through the US immigrant communities like wildfire, or that she is compared with Rosa Parks, whose civil disobedience of the unjust Jim Crow segregation laws in 1955 sparked a year-long boycott by working-class black women of the Montgomery, Alabama buses, bringing the city's transit system to its knees and igniting the struggle for black civil rights nationwide. more...  0 Comments

Girls for Gender Equity Makes Feminism Fun

Jess Thrift | In a world where boys are still made fun of for wanting to jump double-dutch and girls are still kicked off the basketball courts because they might “break a nail” while playing, Girls for Gender Equity is proud to organize the first New York City Festival for Gender Equality on August 27th 11am – 4pm. more...  0 Comments

Please sign support statement for local activist Daniel McGowan

Family and Friends of Daniel McGowan | Please consider endorsing this statement and join us in our support for environmental & social justice activist Daniel McGowan who has been unjustly arrested and charged in federal court and is facing life in prison. more...  1 Comments

PHILIPPINES: Impeachment killers, murderers of justice!

AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) | “Murderers of justice! This is what Congressmen who will vote for the dismissal of the impeachment complaint against Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) will be remembered as.”, said AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) President Ronald Llamas today on the information that the House Committee on Justice will terminate the impeachment proceedings today.

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RFID passports arrive for Americans

Anne Broache | A first wave of U.S. passports implanted with radio tags will soon begin making their way into the hands of American travelers despite lingering privacy and security concerns, federal officials said Monday…The agency said it plans to issue the documents through the nation’s other passport facilities within the next few months, as part of its original plan to make all future passports electronic by October. more...  0 Comments

Starbucks Union Organizer Participates in Fair Trade Coffee Tasting Panel for The Nation Magazine

Worker Freedom | by Liza Featherstone

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UAW Local 2334 Urges Members Not to Purchase Starbucks and Pledges Support for Informational Pickets

Worker Freedom | UAW Local 2334 Urges Members Not to Purchase Starbucks and Pledges Support for Informational Pickets more...  3 Comments

American Concentration Camp located at Guantanamo Bay.

Australian | It is called "Camp X-ray" as though it were some Comic Book or Hollywood movie camp. The reality is that "Camp X-ray" rings closer to "Arbeit Macht Frei". Then it was the Nazi Germans and Jews. Now it is Imperialist Americans and Muslims. History repeating itself. more...  1 Comments

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