Miguel Bonasso | El líder cubano mostró cómo evoluciona su recuperación en el encuentro con el diputado argentino. También elogió a Hugo Chávez por su lucha para ingresar al Consejo Permanente de la ONU y por aliarse a sectores medios para “hacer los cambios democráticamente” y mostró su preocupación por terminar de editar sus memorias en vida. more... 0 Comments
Hans Bennett | Following last week's visit from Julia Wright and other French delegates in defense of Rue Mumia, Pam Africa and other supporters wrote their own Philadelphia City Council Resolution to counter the previous one condemning French support for Mumia and presented it at the Philadelphia City Council opening session on Thursday, September 14. more... 0 Comments
Elizabeth Cook | Citizens of New Orleans are taking it upon themselves to enforce the right of return with everyday acts of civil disobedience. Public housing residents in particular are fighting back. HUD is attempting to shutter all of public housing in New Orleans, but residents have forced the reopening of Iberville Housing Development, and have attempted reoccupation of two other developments. more... 0 Comments
Nasty | El líder cubano mostró cómo evoluciona su recuperación en el encuentro con el diputado argentino. También elogió a Hugo Chávez por su lucha para ingresar al Consejo Permanente de la ONU y por aliarse a sectores medios para “hacer los cambios democráticamente” y mostró su preocupación por terminar de editar sus memorias en vida. more... 0 Comments
smberg | Once upon a decade ago, antifeminist Katie Roiphe said women who "cried rape" the morning after were lying because they really wanted the sex but were just ashamed to admit it. Now Clamor Magazine brings writer Yasmin Nair and the next installment of the "Women Lie About Rape" chronicles. more... 29 Comments
Kenneth J. Theisen | As if things could not get any scarier in Washington among members of the Bush regime and their plans to “make us safer”, the Associated Press reports that Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne stated Tuesday, September 12, that weapons such as high-power microwave devices should be used on Americans in crowd-control situations before being deployed on the battlefield. Such weapons are being designed to not only disable people, but also to disable tanks and other weapons by “zapping” and destroying their electronic gear.
NOT BORED! | Book review of Henri Lefebvre's "Writings on Cities," which includes "The Right to the City" more... 0 Comments
Freedom from Debt Coalition - Philippines | Jubilee South and the Freedom from Debt Coalition of the Philippines, two of the proponents and lead organizers of the International Peoples Forum vs the IMF and World Bank, denounce the latest move of the Singapore government to prevent the exercise of freedom of speech and peaceful assembly.
Reader | Commission Finds President George W. Bush and His Administration Guilty of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity. The Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration released its final verdict on Wednesday, September 13, 2006.
Kenneth J. Theisen | Prisons, Torture Set to Continue Under Bush Regime
Kenneth J. Theisen | The Bush administration is pushing legislation to legalize its vast spy operations on the American people. Can we expect Congress to protect our rights? Do not count on it!
No One Is Illegal [NOISI] Coalition | If you would like to go please call the number below for a ride!!!
Weekly News Update on the Americas | While the crowd rallied on Sept. 7, the Senate passed a $470- billion defense spending bill for fiscal 2007 that includes $1.8 billion for the National Guard to install 370 miles of fencing and 500 miles of vehicle barriers along the southern US border. more... 0 Comments
Weekly News Update | "The immense majority demonstrated peacefully and those who committed acts of violence, that's their responsibility, and besides we don't know clearly where they come from, whether they are provocations or minority sectors," said Communist Party president Guillermo Tellier. more... 0 Comments
NOT BORED! | Reviews of recent books by Fran Shor and Giorgio Agamben. more... 0 Comments
Martin Shaw | Seven months after a judge found two policemen not guilty for nearly
By Sara Cantrell (NYC)- Afghan Wire News | "America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around.
A.KACHHAP | The country is passing through a transitional phase--half way through another plan and I am amazed of times passing out and the need for even more urgency in addressing the problems and barriers faced by the tribal community. Despite various safeguards provided under the Constitution of India and large number of initiatives undertaken for tribal and for their areas, they live with inadequate food, insufficient clothes and temporary shelter, tribal areas are lagging behind rest of the population due to lack of equal opportunity. This scenario is clearly attributed to indebtedness, land alienation, poverty, unemployment, health problems, lack of potable water, lack of housing, weak education, no opportunity for vocational education, communication inability, displacement, depopulation and migration. There is a need to assess the impact of the development programmes and schemes undertaken so far for their welfare and development. Why the problems persist ?
Family and Friends of Daniel McGowan | Today Daniel's lawyers received word that Judge Aiken signed off on the motion which allowed Daniel's electronic monitoring device to be removed. Other restrictions still apply, but he is allowed to be out of the apartment and enjoy the crisp autumn weather coming our way. more... 1 Comments
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