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Light Out In Las Vegas

Scott Sowle | Las Vegas mayor closes park and bans feeding homless. more...  0 Comments

On the Philippine Judge’s Decision to Deny Custody of a Convicted US Marine to the US Embassy

AJLPP-USA | The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) USA highly commends Judge Benjamin Pozon of Makati City, Philippines for standing firm on his decision not to give the U.S Embassy custody of convicted rapist Cpl. Daniel Smith of the U.S. Marines despite the lap-dog subservience of the US-Arroyo government and its Department of Justice.
On the Philippine Judge’s Decision to Deny Custody of a Convicted US Marine to the US Embassy.

The AJLPP commend the ruling and are proud that the judge used his "courage and independence." His brave action puts the Philippine government to shame and in their proper place as lackeys and puppets of a bully government.

The AJLPP also vehemently condemn the high handedness and the imperial arrogance of the US government through its ambassador and its Manila Embassy in trying to order the court and insinuate that the “judge does not understand the VFA.” more...  0 Comments

Still Jews only

Jonathan Cook | This is the bottom line for a Jewish state, just as it was for a white apartheid South Africa: if we are to survive, then we must be able to do whatever it takes to keep ourselves in power, even if it means systematically violating the human rights of all those we rule over and who do not belong to our group.
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Question of Violence?

RR | This is lieu of the big fuss over the naming of a student center at City College. more...  0 Comments

Who Rules Columbia?--Part 6

columbiawatch | To find out more about the hidden history of Uptown Manhattan's Columbia University, you might be interested in the following excerpt from NACLA's 1968 pamphlet, "Who Rules Columbia?" more...  2 Comments

Pinochet is dead! It is time to kill the system that spawned him!

Fred Weston | The fact that the death of Pinochet on Sunday sparked off celebrations in Chile and around the world should surprise no one. He was a hated figure, a living symbol of the real face of the bourgeoisie.

In "normal" times the capitalists prefer to govern through "democratic" parliamentary means, so long as their fundamental interests are guaranteed. But the capitalist system cannot always guarantee that its interests can be defended through parliamentary means. History is full of examples where the bourgeoisie has preferred to do away with the niceties of "democracy"... Hitler, Mussolini, Franco, Suharto... the list is endless. more...  0 Comments

Congress Votes 368-31 to Back Mumia’s Racist Frame-up

Steven Argue | Nine New York Democrats in Congress voted nay while 10 voted for the resolution. Those voting against were Gregory Meeks, Jerrold Nadler, Anthony Weiner, Edolphus Towns, Major Owens, Nydia Velazquez, Charles Rangel, José Serrano, Maurice Hinchey.

Joining in the racist lynch mob voting for the blood of an innocent black man were New York Democrats Steve Israel, Carolyn McCarthy, Gary Ackerman, Joseph Crowley, Carolyn Maloney, Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey, Michael McNulty, Brian Higgins, and Louise Slaughter. Timothy Bishop didn’t vote.

Also voting for blood were Republicans Peter King, Vito Fossella, Sue Kelly, John Sweeney, John McHugh, Sherwood Boehlert, James Walsh, Thomas Reynolds, and John Kuhl.
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Muxe's, 8pm tonight, free screening

ren, | MUXE'S: autenticas, intrepidas, buscadoras de peligro
(authentic, fearless, seekers of danger)
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The Cuban Five and US Terrorism...

sended by F Espinoza | Now is the time to demand the release of the Cuban Five. They were sentenced 5 years ago this month and have been imprisoned unjustly in the U.S. for 8 years for the crime of trying to defend their homeland against terrorist attacks... more...  0 Comments

Mythic Figures Spooking Dubya

William Hughes | President George W. Bush, the quintessential warmonger, is on the defensive! If you look close enough, you can see the fear in his eyes. Since 2005, Cindy Sheehan, an “Earth Mother,” has been challenging him to a face-to-face meeting. The cowardly Bush has declined. Meanwhile, other splendid activists, like the “Hero/Patriot” from the mythic past, are demanding the impeachment by the U.S. Congress of both Bush and V. P. Dick Cheney. more...  0 Comments

Bed Bug Bed Protector Prototype

Brent Herbert | A prototype for a bed bug free bed, and a micro-business opportunity. more...  2 Comments

Social Cuts Cause Suffering

Gotz Werner | With the unconditional basic income and a consumer tax, Germany would become an investment paradise attracting labor and creating many jobs.. Liberated from their existential worries, people could develop their talents.. A basic income could expand the efficiency of our society. more...  0 Comments

Irish Republican Video Discussion with John Horan of Cabhair

Brian Wardlow | Video discussion with John Horan of Cabhair in Ireland. Discussion covers history of Cabhair and their longtime support of the dependents of Irish Republican political prisoners who strive for a just and lasting peace in Ireland. more...  0 Comments

Petition in support of Assata Skakur

Student Activist | Sign the petition and forward widely! more...  1 Comments

Philippine Human Rights group condemns Arroyo regime for butchery of Filipinos and their freedom

AJLPP-USA | We condemn the Arroyo regime for its butchery of hundreds of Filipinos and our nation's freedom by presiding over gross human rights violations and insisting on a self-serving charter change similar to that of the Marcos dictatorship," said the Philippine human rights group KARAPATAN whose members and allied organizations joined the anti-Cha Cha rally today at the House of Representatives in Batasan.

Philippine human rights watchdog-KARAPATAN ,received reports on the assassination of Jesus "Butch" Servida, in Cavite and Crisanto Frivaldo in Bicol. KARAPATAN said that as of today, the number of victims of extrajudicial killings reached 799 and victims of enforced disappearance now number 208 in the six years of Mrs. Arroyo's rule.

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Impeach Bushco, Save Lives: Open-ended March on DC begins Jan 3rd | We could have a Woodstock 2007: Impeach for World Peace Concert in DC- with a whole range of peace artists from rap to country to rock. Can anyone out there contact: Eddie Vedder, Willie Nelson, Chuck D, Dixie Chicks, Green Day, Billy Bragg, Immortal Technique, John Mellencamp, Merle Haggard, Ani Difranco, Paris, Jynkz, et al….

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EMERGENCY MEETING re Racist attack on the naming of a student center at City College

City College Student and Activist | Please Forward Widely! more...  0 Comments

Who Rules Columbia?--Part 5

columbiawatch | If you're interested in reading about the hidden history of Manhattan's Columbia University, you might find the 1968 NACLA pamphlet, "Who Rules Columbia?" of use. more...  0 Comments

NYC Progressive Events Calendar

Manhattan Neighborhood Network | MNN is a public access station that champions free speech and offers free training and airtime for Manhattan residents and non-profits.
We also put on screenings of independent films that are free of charge and open to the public.
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Building Bridges Radio: Goodyear Strikers Roll Over NYC NASCAR Banquet

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this27 minute radio program.

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