Marina Ortiz | Although Commissioner Benape claims the Water Park will serve a “park use,” it will only do so minimally and for a cost. For most East Harlem residents - under whose jurisdiction Randalls Island lies - that is a price too high to pay. more... 1 Comments
NYC War Resisters League | This is a second meeting of a new coalition seeking to combine our efforts towards dramatic actions with a national impact. Ideas include teach-ins in the 5 boroughs, nonviolent direct action on Wall Street, all-night candlelight vigils, march and sit-ins at recruiting centers, postering neighborhoods, etc.
Ari Berman | Democrats picked up their 30thseat in the House of Representatives last night more... 1 Comments
www.myspace.com/counttheblackvote | Well,
BBC News | The right is calling for increased regional autonomy and is opposed to constitutional changes proposed by EVO. more... 0 Comments
Jared Rodriguez and Danny Katch | Two weeks after the police murder of Sean Bell on the morning of his wedding day, New York City is still boiling and protests are growing.
MADELINE WHYTE | Free speech rights under attack. more... 0 Comments
el pinche simon | 12/17/2006 New York City: "De Nueva York Hasta Oaxaca" - (From New York to Oaxaca)
AJLPP-USA | AJLPP-USA and other news sources reported today that the December 17 prayer rally in Manila will push through.
Stephen Lendman | Omissions in the ISG Report are more important than what's in it. more... 0 Comments
Antrim Caskey | Thursday evening, Dec 14, about 50 Greenpeace activists and their supporters converged at the Fifth Avenue Apple store to bring awareness to their Green My Apple campaign. Activists used giant flashlights--equal to 16 million candles--to shine green light onto the pristine glass cube. Green My Apple is a campaign that urges Apple to step up and create a green recycling program for their products, Macs, iPods, iBooks. "Right now, poisoned Aples full of chemicals like toxic flame retardants, and polyvinyl chloride are being sold worldwide. Then they're tossed, they usually end up at the fingertips of children in China, india and other developing world countries. They dismantle them for parts, and are exposed to a dangerous toxic cocktail that threatens their health and the environment," says a flyer handed out at the event. more... 4 Comments
Time's Up! | You can meet up with us in two different locations; these rides will converge at a place TBA on the March.
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bracewell | 2006 EU temperatures would occur less than once every 10,000 years (assuming that the climate is not changing & for a large part of Europe.)
Amadi Ajamu | The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has revitalized the reparations class action lawsuit against U.S. corporations who participated in the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and slavery. Significant parts of the previously dismissed landmark case have been reversed and remanded back to the District Court on the grounds of the defendants’ violation of consumer fraud statutes. Corporate defendants include J.P. Morgan Chase, Fleet Bank (now Bank of America), Aetna, Brown Brothers Harriman, Union Pacific Railroad, and New York Life.
columbiawatch | If you're interested in the hidden history of Manhattan's Columbia University which rarely gets mentioned on your local PBS-affiliated tv station, you might find the following excerpt from NACLA's 1968 pamphlet, "Who Rules Columbia?" of use. more... 0 Comments
Glas | This article is in response to the show put on by the Wooster Collective this weekend at 11 Spring Street St. more... 71 Comments
Brent Herbert | More amateur bed bug science...a study in bed bug etymology more... 2 Comments
K. McLaughlin | New Jersey's drug war is being lost a little more each day. The policy of the U.S. government isn't working, it's time for a change. more... 2 Comments
Compiled from NY Times etc | The man, Timur Person, 19, of the Bronx, died after the police shot him five times at close range in the chest while an officer was on top of him Wednesday night, according to Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly.
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