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George Galloway and Friends Rock the House to Close Historic Day in Washington, DC

Charles Jenks, Traprock Peace Center | George Galloway, Member of Parliament - UK (Respect Unity Coalition), spoke to a capacity audience at the First Congregational Church in Washington, DC. Ralph Nader and Dennis Brutus were special guests, while Louisiana activists were honored. Appearing with Galloway were Virginia Harabin (moderator); Mounzer Sleiman, PhD; Camilo Mejia; Elias Rashmawi; Rose Gentle; and Ahmed Shawki. more...  0 Comments

free screening of "22/8: The Jeffrey Luers Story" this Thursday 9/29 at Times Up! space

Friends of Jeff 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

Battleground: New Mexico vs Aspartame & Ajinomoto, litigation New York

Dr. Betty Martini | Don Rumsfeld ran the aspartame company & used his clout to get FDA approval. See clip: New Mexico decides 10405 if it has the power to ban this poison. Aspartame brain tumor cases being accepted for litigation in New York and New Jersey. more...  0 Comments

Documenting White Skin Privilege

Bartelby | After working closely with both historical passenger manifests for Ellis Island immigrants and evacuee lists for hurrican Katrina I can tell you with absolute certainty that white skin privilege in the early 20th century extended as far as the docks in Europe where immigrants were boarding. more...  4 Comments

Bigger Pics- Demo @ 26 Fed. Plaza 9/26/05

Someone There | The following pictures were taken at the demonstration on 26 Federal Plaza on 9-26-05 protesting the FBI assassination of Puerto Rican revolutionary leader Filberto Ojeda Rios. more...  1 Comments

Hundreds Protest FBI Assassination of Puerto Rican Nationalist

Juan Antonio Ocasio Rivera | Hundreds of people packed the sidewalk at Federal Plaza Monday, rallying against the FBI intervention and assassination in Puerto Rico of respected Nationalist Filiberto Ojeda Rios. [See Pictures of the Rally] || [Coverage From Visual Resistance] more...  1 Comments

Demonstration on 26 Federal Plaza 9-26-05 Pictures

Someone There | The following pictures were taken at the demonstration on 26 Federal Plaza on 9-26-05 protesting the assassination of Filberto Ojeda Rios, Puerto Rican revolutionary leader, by the FBI.... more...  0 Comments

The Washington March: Falsified Numbers

Henk Ruyssenaars | On our mainstream TV's and radios all over the world a different and false picture was mostly shown and heard, but it is safe to say that there were HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE marching against the US neocon government and the genocidal war in Iraq, yesterday in Washington. more...  4 Comments

Don't Poison Kids-- Who Couldn't Sign On To That?; AB 405 - Stops Experiments on K-12 Kids

Robina Suwol | No Experimental Pesticides In K-12 Public Schools

Kids & Teachers Are NOT Lab Rats! more...  0 Comments

Puerto Rican Nationalist Dies in Shootout with FBI

Re-produced here by Juan Antonio Ocasio River | Re-produced here by - more...  1 Comments

subMedia releases 'George Bush Don't Like Black People' Video

subMedia | Independent Media Group subMedia ( has released a music video to accompany the track 'George Bush Don't Like Black People' by the legendary K.O. more...  1 Comments

Holy Land or Living Hell? Ecocide in Palestine

Ethan Ganor | From the Jordan River valley and Dead Sea basin, through the central highlands comprising the West Bank's populated core, to the fertile western hills bordering Israel, recent reports from occupied Palestine reveal a worsening environmental crisis. more...  0 Comments

Hurricane Katrina: The Horror (Indy)

Mike Burke | Three days before Katrina hit, Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco declared a state of emergency. A day later Mississippi followed suit.
Soon the mayor of New Orleans ordered a mandatory evacuation, with no steps taken
beyond the proclamation. More than 100,000 people stayed behind: the poor, the sick, the old and children, all predominantly African-American. more...  0 Comments

The @-String: New Orleans Music (Indy)

Steve Wishnia | The brass-band tradition continues to this day, with groups like the Dirty Dozen, the Forgotten Souls and the Tremé
Brass Band. Listen to the Dirty Dozen’s version of “Just a Closer Walk With Thee,” booming bass drums and growling horns breaking into a chaotic, swaying march, and then you realize: This is music for a funeral – the sorrow-into-joy
second-line processions by which New Orleans bids farewell to its most beloved. Ironically, the Dozen cut their Funeral for a Friend album in December 2003, a month before the sunset of street musician Anthony “Tuba Fats” Lacen, to
whom the album is dedicated.
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The G-String: Body as Battleground (Indy)

Amy Wolf | Naked protesting has flourished around the world in response to the Iraq War. In 2003, naked bodies spelled out simple and powerful anti-war messages throughout Europe, Australia and the United States. A March 5, 2004, CNN headline read “Naked anti-war demonstrations sweep world.” Nudity as protest harnesses a corporate media that otherwise abstracts and sanitizes war. more...  0 Comments

4-Oil & Gasoline Co. "Gougers": Class Action Lawsuits by SUV Owners & Victims!

k.hawley | 4-Oil & Gasoline Co. "Gougers": Class Action Lawsuits by SUV Owners & Victims! more...  1 Comments


Gustavo | Hell’s Kitchen Neighborhood Association was the stump on the road that blocked NYC's billionaires club from erecting the
white elephant stadium. Now they have re-directed their forces towards tackling quality of life issues in their community.
Come join them, provide support with a motivated network of neighbors and activists. more...  0 Comments

The Current Disaster

Luckey Haskins | What we see in Katrina is a failure of our government. We've seen this before in our daily lives or in past disasters, blackouts, scandals, and acts of war. But Katrina has provided a set of examples of this failure that are astoundingly clear, well-publicized and deadly. more...  0 Comments

Troops Out Now! Build a United Front!

Workers World | The devastation in the wake of Hurricane Katrina has revealed in stark terms that there must be two fronts in the anti-war movement: the fight to get the U.S. out of Iraq and the fight against poverty, racism and national oppression at home. more...  21 Comments

Populist #12

Franklin | Deficiencies of Our Current Federal System, continued more...  0 Comments

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