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Hungerstrike at Gitmo; Court Rule for Padilla Detention Without Judicial Review (Indy)

Mike Burke | Two short stories on the current state of the police state... more...  0 Comments

Free screening of '22/8: The Jeffrey Luers Story at times up! space-September 29th

Friends of Jeff 'Free' Luers | This film, made by the Cascadia Media Collective in March 2005 tells the story of Jeffrey 'Free' Luers-activist, envrionmentalist and political prisoner in Oregon State. Jeff received an absurd 22 year, 8 month sentence for the burning of 3 Sport Utility Vehicles in 2000. more...  0 Comments

What Is To Be Re-Done? Saving New Orleans From the Vultures (Indy)

Steven Wishnia | In the short run, New Orleans’ displaced people need massive assistance with temporary housing, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition. On Sept. 2, the group urged Congress to fund emergency vouchers for “all households in need,” make federal subsidies transferable for public-housing and Section 8 tenants, and ease the requirements for receiving aid. more...  0 Comments

The Second Hurricane: Collecting Food, Gathering Rage (Indy)

Jed Brandt | The atrocity of New Orleans is what white supremacy looks like. From atop a mountain of black corpses, television demogogues will say that this “isn’t about race.” But the proof is in the pudding, not what’s written on the package. more...  0 Comments

Memorial Ride tonight for Jen Shao, bicyclist killed in a hit n run accident last Friday

bike ninja | Memorial Ride for Jen Shao
Thursday Sept 22nd. Meet @ Time's Up! Space (49 E Houston St btwn Mott & Mulberry)
Meet @ 7pm. Ride leaves @ 730pm.
Bring white flowers & candles. more...  0 Comments

The Renegade Boat Brigade (Indypendent)

Steven Wishnia | Yvonne Thibodeaux (not her real name) and her new husband returned from their honeymoon just
in time to evacuate their New Orleans home, whose roof was torn off by the hurricane. They spent four days working
on a rescue crew out of Lafayette, boating into their inundated hometown to pull people out of their flooded houses. A
week later, the couple was hiding from an arrest warrant. more...  0 Comments

In The First Days (Indypendent)

Malik Rahim | Food stamps don't buy enough but for about three weeks of the month, and by the end of the month everyone runs out. Now they have no way to get their food stamps or any money, so they just have to take what they can to survive. Many people are getting sick and very weak. From the toxic water that people are walking through.
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The Storm After The Storm (Indypendent)

Nicholas Powers | A First Person Story of Katrina Survivor Reports more...  1 Comments

The Hot Wheels Freedom Ride (Indypendent)

John Tarleton | With legions of poor people struggling to escape New Orleans... more...  0 Comments

The Right to Return: Going Home (Indypendent)

Jordan Flaherty | They paint a very different picture from what we’ve heard in the media. Instead of stories of gangs of criminals and police and soldiers keeping order, there were stories of collective action, everyone looking out for each other, communal responses.
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21th bulletin of the Basque Observatory of Human Rights

Basque Observatory of Human Rights | The subjects we have included in this issue:
- Cutbacks on the right to demonstrate
- Conclusions on the Jarrai-Haika-Segi trial
- Two police forces 11 incommunicado detainees
- Behatokia addressed the UN Human Rights Sub-commission on the issue of antiterrorist measures and human rights
- Iñaki de Juana Chaos: arbitrary incarceration more...  0 Comments

Australian Government request Indy-Media & Apple Mac remove swastika image & web-site

centreflunk | Australian Government request Indy-Media & Apple Mac remove swastika image & also remove link to web-site which shows Government Department falsified documents & withheld evidence from the prosecutors office & federal Judges more...  0 Comments

Bronx Students Protest Metal Detectors

Bombs and Shields | Nearly 1/3 of all 4,600 students from DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx blocked traffic and marched almost two miles to the borough's Department of Education offices, to protest new regulations which require students to pass through metal detectors before entering the school and barred them from leaving campus during lunch. [More Coverage at Bombs and Shields] more...  7 Comments

Avoiding a Fate like Mars for Earth

Raymond Samuels | Life on the Planet in imminent danger from Global Warming more...  0 Comments

Victory in Ecuador

www.radiomundoreal | Victory in Ecuadorian peoples struggle against Oil Transnationals and Contamination from drilling

for background see: more...  0 Comments

Welfanos Sing: "Ooo Ahh, Chavez no se va!"

Welfano News | President Hugo Chavez of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela was
welcomed to the Bronx yesterday by the cheers of "Ooo ahh, Chavez no se
va, Ooo ahh, Chavez no se va."

Pres. Chavez was in NYC for the Security Council meeting at the United
Nations where he blasted the council's initial document as well as the
council's undemocratic nature, citing the outdated veto ability of five
nation members of the Security Council. more...  1 Comments

"Walk the Tunnel" With the Campaign to End AIDS

c2ea | Thousands of people will be marching from Times Square to Washington, D.C. as part of the Campaign to End AIDS, and it all kicks off with a walk through the Tunnel. Help us stomp out AIDS one step at a time -- its a once in a lifetime New York City opportunity. more...  2 Comments

Review of DSEi arms fair in London last week (US missiles on sale) - 9 photos attached.

Paul O'Hanlon | Europe’s biggest arms fair took place at the Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEi) in London’s Docklands from Monday to Friday last week. Doug Terrell, a Lockheed Martin executive on the stand enthused of a new version of the mainly air-launched Hellfire missile, “It has been used regularly and very successfully in Iraq and this one is exactly the same.” more...  0 Comments

Mission Possible Intl Joins Constant Gardener Grass Roots' Support

Dr. Betty Martini | The Constant Gardener is a movie written as fiction exposing Big Pharma but unfortunately true to life. Mission Possible International joins the grass roots support, a global volunteer force warning consumers off of the deadly neurotoxic drug aspartame. more...  0 Comments

Cops Assault Cindy Sheehan Rally

Dustin Langley | Today, members of the NYPD assaulted a crowd of veterans, military families, and over a hundred supporters who had gathered to hear Cindy Sheehan and other representatives from Camp Casey Crawford. more...  28 Comments

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