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RNC Activist on Trial in NYC for Banner Action inside MSG

Woody Hastings | CA Peace Activist on Trial in NYC for RNC Action inside Madison Square Garden more...  8 Comments

WPKN: Monday, June 24 - Interview with attorney Jose Pertierra

WPKN | Denise Manzari interviews attorney Jose Pertierra on the case of Luis Posada Carriles, who escaped from a Venezuelan prison while facing charges for the terrorist downing of a Cuban airliner in 1976. more...  0 Comments

Department of Environmental Conservation Extends Comment Period on Ikea Application

MCG | Attorney Antonia Bryson of the Urban Environmental Law Center in New York City has announced that interested citizens will now have until July 2, 2005, to submit their comments on Ikea's application to the DEC for a tidal wetlands permit and a clean water act quality certification for its proposed Red Hook project, and to request a public hearing. more...  0 Comments

De Beers Celebrity Store Opening: Kalahari Bushmen Urge Americans to Boycott

Survival International | THERE WILL BE A PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION AT THE CELEBRITY OPENING OF THE NEW DE BEERS STORE ON 5TH AVENUE, NY. GLORIA STEINEM WILL BE JOINING PROTESTERS TO DRAW ATTENTION TO THE EVICTION OF THE KALAHARI BUSHMEN FROM AN AREA WHERE DE BEERS HOLD DIAMOND CONCESSIONS. more...  4 Comments

Building Brideges Radio:Organizing on Knickerbocker Ave;Unions Fight AIDS in Africa;Steelworkers Picket Vulture Firm

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday,June 20, 2005,7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM or streaming live at http://www.2600.com/offthehook/hot2.ram ************************************************** more...  0 Comments

Wed June 22: Screeening Gulf War Syndrome; Aftermath Of A Toxic Battlefield

Resistance Cinema | Join us for a special showing of this powerful and disturbing documentary on Gulf War Syndrome, the result of the 1991 â€Desert Storm†war in Kuwait and Iraq. Over 200,000 veterans of the Gulf War are now suffering from chronic health problems that in many cases make it impossible for them to work and support their families. more...  0 Comments

Come June 20th to NION discussion/banner party re Critical Mass repression

Jasmine Spacher | Banner making party/discussion and Q&A more...  12 Comments

National Mobilization Against Sweatshops LES Open House

nmass.org | Find out about the local campaigns of the National Mobilization Against Sweatshops, a network of grassroots workers' centers more...  0 Comments

Memorial Ride For Fallen Cyclists

Bikeblog and Visual Resistance | (from Bikeblog): Thursday, cyclists gathered in Park Slope at the tragic site of a slain bike rider Elizabeth Padilla ... Paul White addressed the cycling crowd of about 75 gathering in Park Slope and let riders know that over 200 pedestrians are killed in New York City every year by automobiles. He also made the point against popular belief, that cycling in the city is not a dangerous activity and it was time to set the record straight. [Read More]

The night before a memorial ride led by a coalition of bike advocacy groups, a bicycle painted all white was locked to a street sign and a small stenciled plaque was bolted in place above it.

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Celebrating the Uncelebrated

antrim caskey | NEW YORK, June 16 -- StoryCorps, a national oral documentary project, modeled after the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the 1930s, which documented the lives of Americans across the country both orally and photographically (think Dorthea Lange's migrant workers pictures) will open on July 12 at the World Trade Center PATH station. more...  2 Comments

People’s Video Nights in New York

Carl Webb | 7 pm, Saturdays Come to the International Action Center and People’s Video Network for an evening of movies, popcorn, and soda. An exciting lineup of progressive, hard-to-find documentaries and films will be shown on Saturdays at 7:00 p.m., followed by discussion. On Saturday, June 18, 2005 People’s Video Nights screens A Day Without A Mexican http://www.adaywithoutamexican.com/index1.htm more...  0 Comments

Philly March Against Bioweapons: Tues 6/21

Biodemocracy | more...  0 Comments

Rent Guidelines Board final vote, June 21

Met Council on Housing | more...  1 Comments

STARBUCKS UNION PICKET THIS SATURDAY

Starbucks Worker | Saturday, June 18 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm: IWW and Friends Return to the 17th St. and 1st Ave. in Manhattan Starbucks: Get an Organizer Her Damn Job Back! 4:00pm to 7:00pm - Support the Union The picket relocates. Celebrate the starbucks workers at 2nd Avenue and 9th St. who proudly went public as an IWW union on May 27th 2005! Show your support. more...  17 Comments

Is Israel to be Celebrated?

David Jackson | While the Salute to Israel Parade was taking place on June 5th, several conflicting voices were raised. more...  0 Comments

'We don't just wave the flag, we defend it'

Welfare Poets | (from the Open Newswire): I always loved going to the Puerto Rican Day Parade on 5th Avenue. My family would set up on 72nd street from morning untill night to then continue the celebrations of pride in East Harlem or the South Bronx as others do in their neighborhoods. The massive orgulloso yells of "Boricua" (Taino word for Puerto Rican and term of pride and consciousness) and waves upon waves of single starred Puerto Rican Flags always sent wonderful chills throughout my body. more...  4 Comments

Ghost Bike Memorial for Elizabeth Padilla

visual resistance | In memory of Liz Padilla, a 28-year old bicyclist killed last week, VR members created a small and somber memorial in Park Slope. The night before a memorial ride led by a coalition of bike advocacy groups, a bicycle painted all white was locked to a street sign and a small stenciled plaque was bolted in place above it. more...  2 Comments

Help Deep Dish and the WTI

Deep Dish Volunteer | Help Deep Dish TV To Provide Global Television Uplink of World Tribunal on Iraq June 24th-27th, 2005 from Istanbul, Turkey more...  0 Comments

Tomorrow Morning RIDE

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Why The Free School Rules

John Tarleton | Two months ago Gabrielle Lipner was a sophomore at John Dewey High School straining to score well on standardized tests and complete homework assignments that didn’t interest her. Now she finds herself on the opposite end of the educational universe at the Brooklyn Free School. more...  3 Comments

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