Dave Lindorff | The Philly Journalist and former Black Panther's appeal to the Third Circuit offers three shots at a new trial, but also raises the threat of a restoration of his death sentence. Meanwhile, his original prosecutor concedes that he never had a "true defense" and suggests he could have been convicted on a lesser charge than first-degree murder.
By Jay Root, McClatchy Newspapers | OAXACA, Mexico - Amid pressure from U.S. diplomats and family members of slain filmmaker Brad Will, federal prosecutors in Mexico are taking over the investigation into the American's death in Oaxaca, the state's governor told McClatchy Newspapers. more... 3 Comments
NYC Delegation Steering Committee | The First Puerto Rico Social Forum was a great success! Now it's time to start building a delegation towards the next one, and to mobilize our community towards the upcoming U.S. Social Forum. Come hear the NYC Delegations' experiences and evaluation of the PRSF, and make sure to spread the word far and wide!
kaitlyn tikkun | The NYC Board of Health killed a proposal to allow transgender New Yorkers to change the gender designation on their birth certificate without undergoing gender confirming surgery. The proposal was widely hailed by the transgender community as a groundbreaking recognition of transgender people and garnered worldwide attention. more... 3 Comments
firstname.lastname@example.org | Monday, December 11th
Liberty ABC | On Monday, December 4, 2006, Lorenzo Kom'boa Ervin was unjustly fired
FREE Leonard Peltier | After 30 years of surpressed evidence and FBI Frame-up of Native American political prisoner Leonard Peltier-
AJLPP-USA | The gang rape of Nicole by four US marines in the Philippines is not only an issue of a woman but a whole nation raped for the last century, made possible through onerous and lopsided military agreements, much like the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA).
Family and Friends of Daniel McGowan | Noon rally at Foley Square, Manhattan.
The Invisible Ham | A recent dustup between the New York Times and the democratic blogosphere reveals how little actual difference there is between the two. more... 0 Comments
NAYABA ARINDE | Police claim that officers fired in self-defense as the car was driven towards them. It is disputed whether or not they identified themselves. Sources close to the family say that the young men feared for their lives and did not know that the five plain-clothed and undercover, white, Black and Latino shooters were cops.
Jared Rodriguez | The NYPD has a long and bloody record of innocent victims--like Amadou Diallo, a West African immigrant who died in a hail of 41 police bullets
visualresistance | We are planning for a memorial ride this Saturday, December 9th, meeting at 1pm in Washington Square Park and then proceeding to the site of Eric’s death. Non-bikers can head straight to the site, on the West Side bike path near Clarkson St. Please bring flowers (especially sunflowers), sidewalk chalk, paint, whatever you want. There will be a memorial service after the ride with music and a slideshow, and a party later that night. Check back here for further details; we’ll update this post as soon as we can.
Emil Asturig von München | À parte os abusos militares, é a Justiça de Classe que flagela e enerva as massas. more... 0 Comments
Carlos Vigueras | Flavio Sosa and his brothers Horacio and Erik was hunting for the Mexican authorities and sent to jail with
Cancuc | llamado a la movilización por oaxaca y mensaje de la APPO more... 0 Comments
Greg Pason | Watch "The Canary Effect" at Bluestockings this Wednesday December 6th @ 7 PM more... 1 Comments
ROC-NY | 51 years ago, Rosa Parks refused to sit in the back of the bus or to accept racial segregation. On December 8, 2006, restaurant workers refuse to accept racial segregation in New York City restaurants. Workers at Restaurant Daniel and the Fireman Hospitality Group who have filed legal charges and lawsuits for discrimination say NO to racial segregation, and refuse to be invisible, just like Rosa Parks. more... 0 Comments
Modern Pitung | A call to action has been issued for a citywide demonstration in protest of the NYPD murder of Sean Bell and continued police harassment and brutality in the communities of color in New York. Text of call follows.
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