Miah Daley, The New York Megaphone | "Not all soy processing uses alkaline soaking solutions and not all soy is produced using aluminum equipment. Harsh alkaline soaking solutions are used mainly in the production of modern soy foods such as soy protein isolates, soy protein concentrates, soy supplements, soy protein shakes, textured soy protein (TSP), etc." Soy milk, tofu, and tempeh generally come from whole soybeans, not soy protein isolates, and therefore would not be at risk of aluminum contamination. Ingredient labels can tell you whether a food is made from whole soybeans or soy protein isolates. more... 0 Comments
streetsblog | Bookmarking his much-vaunted Earth Day speech with congratulatory video clips from California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Mayor Mike Bloomberg called for New Yorkers to take the initiative in the international fight against global warming, positioning himself as a leader on the issue. more... 7 Comments
Jon Wilkes Booth | YouthPAC is forming a Feminist Discussion Group in White Plains, the first meeting is this tuesday at 5 at the Wespac space. more... 1 Comments
xborders | Saturday, April 21st @ 9:30 am to 1pm: Immigration and Young People – A
S.A.R.O. | A brief writeup on the upcoming 5th Annual Animal Liberation Conference Series: Agriculture, Imperialism and War, held by Syracuse Animal Rights Organization, in Syracuse, NY on April 28th 2007. more... 0 Comments
columbiawatch | Community residents and Columbia University students will be protesting against the Columbia University Administration's latest plan to grab more West Harlem land for its own use, despite the opposition of local community activists to Columbia's latest plan for institutional expansion (as indicated by the following press release) more... 1 Comments
Jason Gooljar | Yesterday, I was walking home from White Plains, NY when on Central Avenue I saw something rather interesting. A local beverage wholesaler by the name of the Leewood Beverage Center had signs in their windows that read “Boycott Coke for Unfair Trade Practices”. more... 1 Comments
Prodcued by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Jon Wilkes Booth | YouthPAC is a radical group based in White Plains. more... 1 Comments
Radical Homosexual Agenda | Come and Parade without a Permit to protest the NYPD Parade laws and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's support of these regulations! more... 0 Comments
IMCista | American author, and satirist Kurt Vonnegut has died. He was 84.
Willie Mays | Here's a trick - read this while listening to Dead Prez's "'they' schools." Absolute Madness.
Catherine Pancake, Black Diamonds Movie | Catherine Pancake, West Virginia native and Baltimore, MD wins “Spadaro Documentary Award” for Black Diamonds: Mountaintop Removal and the Fight For Coalfield Justice.View Trailer
Adam | Overall, it was a very successful protest with about 100-150 students walking out of class and defying the administration to voice their support for the teachers. more... 1 Comments
history is a weapon | Corporate media debates Blogger Code of Conduct while Indymedia flamewar enters fifth day more... 4 Comments
Bennett Baumer | The longshoremen of Local 1588 in Bayonne, NJ knew their place – they worked and kept their mouths shut. When your past union president, an exboxer named John DiGilio, is found floating in the Hackensack River with two bullet holes in his head, you don’t ask too many questions. When the man who usurped the local from him threatens to settle disputes with a blowtorch to the crotch, you don’t go to the union office to voice concerns about benefits or safety issues. more... 3 Comments
Stanley W. Rogouski | About 300 people marched in downtown Newark to commemorate Martin Luther King the weekend after the 39th anniversary of his assassination. more... 4 Comments
Visual Resistance | On June 14th of 2006, the governor of Oaxaca, a state in southern Mexico, ordered the removal of striking teachers from the city plaza. The authorities, which ranged from Federal police, Municipal forces to firefighters, were unsuccessful in removing the teachers despite battling them with tear gas and live ammunition. The teachers, with the support of the surrounding community, erected barricades to prevent the police from regaining control of downtown Oaxaca City. Three days later the APPO (Asamblea Popular del Pueblo de Oaxaca) was convened which called upon people in Oaxaca to organize themselves into popular assemblies. People organized by street blocks, neighborhoods and municipalities to work cooperatively and govern themselves while demanding the resignation of the Ruiz administration.
The Visual Resistance Collective, CASA, and Carlito’s Cafe are proud to present the artwork of ASARO in NYC this Wednesday, April 11th, 7-10pm @ Carlito’s Café y Galería, 1701 Lexington Ave (bet 106 & 107 st).Also coming up: Realizing the Impossible: Art and Anarchism A roundtable discussion on Monday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m., 16 Beaver Street, NYC more... 0 Comments
srcnwk | Martin Luther King was assassinated April 4, 1968. He died fighting for freedom, justice, equality, and peace. Let us remember his legacy and continue his struggle! Join us on April 7, 2007 at 12:30pm, at Broad and Market Streets, in downtown Newark. more... 0 Comments
DOGSPOT | Naomi Klein recently appeared in New York for the launch of Jeremy Scahill's book on Blackwater and delivered a short speech at the the Ethical Culture Society. The transcript below is courtesy of Democracy Now!. more... 0 CommentsPage 289 | Page 287
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