The Indypendent | Special Report on Iraq by A.K. Gupta, Chris Anderson on the demise of Clamor and much, much more! more... 0 Comments
Greater Boston Stop the Wars Coalition | Stop the War! Troops Home Now!
populist | The purpose of the personal income tax is to redistribute wealth upward and to control the civil society. The purpose of the Federal Reserve is to redistribute the wealth upward and to control the civil society. The receivers of the redistributed wealth and the controllers of the society are the private owners of the Federal Reserve -- not the government.
johnny void | Insignificant BBC programme, 'The Politics Show' is currently running a poll to find the greatest living UK politician.
Anonymous | On Sept. 7, 2005, the New York Stock Exchange cancelled the planned listing of
Al Giordano / Narco News | Associated Press correspondent in Oaxaca, Rebeca Romero, sent us an email on Sunday, January 7, and also published it on her website, ADN Sureste (“Southeast Digital News Agency”), of which she is the publisher. Her letter (and introduction to it on her website) is marked by the same shoddy qualities as her AP reports from Oaxaca during 2006 about the conflicts there. She makes vague claims that she does not document about a supposed “lynch mob climate” against her that she says was generated by Narco News, specifically by a report that she is paid by Oaxaca’s state government, which she denies. [Read More From Narco News || Complete Record of Romero's Oaxaca Reporting] more... 10 Comments
NYC Grassroots Media Coalition | This year, the NYC Grassroots Media Conference seeks to ask: What are the common threads inherent in our global struggles for social change and how does media contribute to our understanding of the root causes of injustice faced by world communities? From educating ourselves and our government leaders to spreading our messages and recruiting broader and more diverse constituencies into our campaigns, media is central to the struggle for social justice. Therefore, the fight for better access to and representation in the media is essential for advancing peace and justice both at home and abroad.
Worker Freedom | Actions in some fifty cities around the world, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand and American cities including New York, Chicago, Minneapolis and San Francisco protested Starbucks’ anti-union practices and the wrongful firing of five union activists over the Thanksgiving weekend Nov. 24.
Jason Gooljar | A quick glance at NavyRecruiterNYC profile on AOL tells us that "If you reading this profile already that means something you doing aint working for you!!! If you need school money, a new start or like myself just needed some guidance hit me up, im your girl". more... 0 Comments
Die Zeit | The US govertnment sees the increasing violence in Iraq merely as a "new phase." Annan is convinced the Iraqi question can only be solved with the cooperation of neighboring countries and the international community. The Iraqis themselves must agree on the constitution and the just distribution of oil- and tax revenues. more... 0 Comments
Rebecca DeRosa | Now that the Republicans have lost control of Congress, perhaps legislation such as the Uniting American Families Act will finally get passed. This bill would give U.S. citizens the right to give their loved ones citizenship.
radiKelly kaPOWski | Join us for the 4th Annual NYC Grassroots Media Conference, where we will
Kevin Keating | This analysis of the US-UK war on Iraq was written just before it began in 2003. Some of the predictions made subsequently proved to be mistaken but the overall picture has proved to be accurate.
Peter Symonds | A report in yesterday’s London-based Sunday Times revealed that the Israeli military has been training to use tactical nuclear weapons against Iran’s uranium enrichment plant at Natanz and other nuclear facilities. Based on several Israeli military sources, the article said two air force squadrons were involved, with the preparations being overseen by air force commander Major General Eliezer Shkedi.
LOHV-NYC | New York, January 8 – The League of Humane Voters of New York City (LOHV-NYC) released its 2006 City Council Humane Scorecard today. In it, the 51 members of the New York City Council are scored on a scale from 0 to 100, according to whether they sponsored bills relating to the humane treatment of animals. The average score among all five boroughs was 38. Manhattan scored highest, with an average of 60. more... 0 Comments
casolaro | The Detectives Endowment Association is upset about the participation of union members in the protests against the brutal murder of Sean Bell by undercover agents of the New York Police Department. more... 0 Comments
Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
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