KMU | Be careful when you peel open your fresh bananas from the Philippines – it’s oozing with blood. more... 0 Comments
KMU | The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) condemns the exploitation of the ongoing bloodbath in the Philippines by Walden Bello and Akbayan in order to win seats in the upcoming elections. more... 1 Comments
Joan Russow | The Alberta oil sands have been proclaimed as the greatest greenhouse gas producer in Canada. Now there are two outrageous proposals to quintuple the supply for US greed and consumption and to address the climate change issue by using nuclear power to fuel the oil sands production.
NYCLU | In a sweeping decision, federal judge James C. Francis IV ruled that the
FF NYC | Bring your ideas and energy, as we begin a new year of campaigning in solidarity with the farmworkers in Immokalee. more... 0 Comments
The Worker's International Leauge | To put it simply, they want to maximize their profits at the expense of the vast majority. This requires access to raw materials, markets, and cheap labor, not to mention juicy government contracts with built-in profits. But don't take our word for it. Here's what the representatives and defenders of U.S. capitalism have had to say about it over the years:
DGR Committee | Deep Green Resistance: Confronting Industrial Culture
Tommy SP-NYC | A friend of mine called last night from New Orleans; he and several other people are occupying apartments in the St. Bernard Housing Development, which the Housing Authority of New Orleans plans to demolish and redevelop, leaving thousands of tenants homeless. The city of New Orleans plans to get an injunction against the residents returning to their apartments, as well as against the occupation, as early as tomorrow. The folks inside suggested an email/phone campaign to bring the occupation and the demands of the occupiers to light. For background, you can go to
Hans Christoph Binswanger | Infinite economic growth in a finite world is impossible. Growth in justice, opportunity and environmental caring require identifying blind spots and abaondoning myths. Economists must learn to subtract. The state must control the market so everybody shares in wealth and increased productivity. In his 1969 bok, Prof. Binswanger showed that unemployment, destruction of the environment and trade imablances can only be solved by breaking out of the system and emphasizing qualitative growth. more... 0 Comments
Indy | Built by volunteer journalists, artists and activists, The Indypendent is now in its seventh year and still thriving on the energy and dedication of its volunteer writers, editors, photographers, illustrators and graphic designers. To find out more about how to get involved, come to our Winter Open House on Tuesday Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. at our office on 4 W. 43rd St., Suite 311. We will have lots of food, drink, Q & A discussion and a screening of a short film about The Indypendent by NYC Indymedia videographer Amy Wolf. ||Indypendent.org || Community Reporting Workshops || The Indy Sweeps the Ippies || Where I Can Find The Indypendent || "There isn't a better place to develop a love of journalism." || Most Recent Issue more... 0 Comments
AJLPP-USA | The Alliance for A Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) –USA wholeheartedly support the call of nationalist and progressive Filipinos led by Former Senate president Jovito Salonga, former Senator Wigberto Tañada, retired Court of Appeals associate justice Jose de la Rama; and lawyers Emilio Capulong, Harry Roque, and Florin Hilbay to declare as unconstitutional the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) for allegedly creating a "privileged class among criminals more... 0 Comments
Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
imc athens | ATHENS, GREECE: STATE REPRESSION more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | Despite the below-freezing wind chill and icy patches on the ground, New Yorkers showed yet another display of endurance as more than 50 people converged in Brooklyn to demand an end to Handyfat Trading Co.’s union-busting activities. In early January, Handyfat management illegally fired nine workers for union activity, despite the company’s claims they were fired because of their immigration status. more... 0 Comments
Erik-Anders Nilsson | Officially titled “The U.S. War in Iraq & Our Communities. Breaking the Silence: The Grassroots Speak”, hundreds and hundreds of peace and justice activists of all ages and colors came out in the bitter Jersey cold to attend the all day peace conference and workshops organized by longtime Newark activist Larry Hamm and his organization, People’s Organization For Progress.
Jorge Martin | Popular assembly in Cochabamba on January 16
William Hughes | The Bush-Cheney Gang’s immoral and illegal war in Iraq “hugely advances” the interest of Al Qaeda and Iran. “No American interests” are served by that conflict, according to Lt. Gen. William E. Odom, USA, Rtd. The longer U.S. forces remain in Iraq, he said, “the worse it will get.” He added: “Staying the course makes no sense.” Leaving Iraq now, Gen. Odom insisted, “is the only way to recover from the greatest strategic mistake in American history.” more... 4 Comments
AJLPP-NY | On January 20, 2001, the people of the Philippines overthrew President Joseph Estrada and installed Vice President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Six years after the EDSA 2 uprising that toppled President Joseph Estrada.
Indy | Date and Time: Tuesday, Jan 23rd, 7pm
Stephen Lendman | Democrats in Congress again betraying the public trust. more... 0 CommentsPage 283 | Page 281
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