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Building Bridges:Writers Picket Viacom & Building Service Workers Set to Strike

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 28 minute radio program.

FAQs: The Newly Discovered Mumia Abu-Jamal / Daniel Faulkner Crime Scene Photos

Educators and Journalists for Mumia | This new FAQ compilation about the newly discovered Mumia Abu-Jamal / Daniel Faulkner crime scene photos was written jointly by Educators for Mumia and Journalists for Mumia. more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges: Yosvany Terry - The Afro-Caribbean Roots of Jazz

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, December 24, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at
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A Christmas Cage, by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal | Shortly before 6 A.M., the speaker in this tiny, barren cell blares a message, said to be from prison superintendent David Owens: "A Merry Christmas to all inmates of the Philadelphia prison system. It is our hope that this will be the last holiday season you spend with us." A guard reads Owen's name and the speaker falls silent for a half-hour. I wonder at the words, and ponder my first Christmas in the Hospital wing of the Detention Center. Christmas in a cage. more...  0 Comments

Big Events - IWW

IWW | Descriptions of 4 major upcoming IWW events. more...  0 Comments

Upstate NY Anarchist / Anti-Authoritarian Meeting, 1/20, Binghamton, NY

Syracuse Solidarity Network | Upstate New York Anarchist & Anti-Authoritarian Meeting & Networking Session, Jan 20, Binghamton, New York - Sub-regional gathering of the North East Anarchist Network during the Northeast Unconventional Action Convergence
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Dispatch from NBC's Today Show and more...

Hans Bennett | As this week wraps up, there continue to be new stories about Mumia, and the recent Today Show campaign (Smerconish and Faulkner are still upset about how the show fairly presented both sides). more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges:Building Workers Strike;Writers Picket;Brazilian Evictions

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, December 17, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
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WHYY asks Maureen Faulkner about new Mumia photos

Hans Bennett | Today, Maureen Faulkner was a one-hour guest on the WHYY show "Radio Times" in Philadelphia. Regarding Forbes' handling of the guns, Faulkner said: "I don't know if his hands are actually on the grip of the gun, it seems like he has his finger holding the gun through the actual trigger part, but not on the handle of the gun. At that time, I'm sure the evidence was somewhat contaminated." more...  1 Comments

IWW organizing to tame Wild Edibles

Diane Krauthamer | Wouldn’t it be a real travesty to spend $50 on a wonderful lobster dinner at New York City’s highest rated restaurant, only to find out after your meal that the food was rotten? But it’s actually the company which supplies seafood to some of the city’s favorite restaurants that’s rotten; that systematically treats its workers rotten—they’re called Wild Edibles. more...  0 Comments

Update on The Today Show and Mumia; Smerconish and Faulkner outraged

Hans Bennett | According to a new Counterpunch article by Linn Washington Jr, Today Show guests Michael Smerconish and Maureen Faulkner (authors of "Murdered By Mumia"), were reportedly outraged by the show, which entailed several challenging questions from co-host Matt Lauer. Please contact The Today Show ( to thank them for their fair and balanced report. more...  1 Comments

Building Bridges Monday: New Orleans Evictions; MTA Hike Fair?; James Baldwin

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, December 10, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
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SAT 12/8: Support Victor Toro; THU 12/13: Vigil at Immigrant Holding Center

The Politics of Immigration | Victor Toro is a citizen and national of Chile who was jailed and tortured there because of his opposition to the illegitimate Pinochet government (1973-1990). He is seeking political asylum with the help of his legal team.
Victor Toro es un chileno quien fue encarcelado y torturado en ese pais por su oposicion al gobierno ilegitimo del dictador Pinochet (1973-1990). Busca asilo politico con ayuda de su equipo legal. more...  0 Comments


Saro-Wiwa | Opponents of the massive Broadwater/Shell liquefied natural gas industrial barge proposed for Long Island Sound will hold an educational event outside the NY League of Conservation Voters cocktail party at Christie’s, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, NY City on Thursday, December 6, 2007, beginning 5:30 pm. more...  1 Comments

Demo Against HR 1955 and S. 1959

R. Adical | Monday December 10th
(International Human Right's Day)
12 noon to 1:30 PM

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
780 Third Ave @ 48th Street
New York, NY 10017

Demand she Stop HR 1955 & S.1959
"The Violent Radicalization and
Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act" more...  24 Comments

NYS Action Alert: Leglislation for Humane Psychiatric Treatment in NYS Prisons

repost | As you know, the Governor and legislature have reached an agreement
on the SHU bill, and the Senate passed the amended bill in July.
However, before the Governor can sign the legislation into law, the
Assembly must pass the amended bill (A.9342/S.6422). Please take
action this week to urge Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to call the
legislature back into session before December 31, 2007, and pass the
amended SHU bill.
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Today Show Update: Mumia's lawyer and new photos set to appear | Journalists for Mumia has just recieved word that the Dec.6 Today Show is set to feature the newly discovered crime scene photos, and a pre-taped interview of Mumia's lead attorney, Robert R. Bryan. more...  0 Comments

"Murdered By Mumia?" press conference featured by Reuters! (audio) | Read the Reuters article on our press conference. You can also listen to the audio now. The video footage will be available very soon!

The press conference featured a presentation of the new crime scene photos, David A. Love, Dave Lindorff, Linn Washington Jr., and Pam Africa of ICFFMAJ. View/download "Murdered By Mumia?" flier! more...  0 Comments

Demo to Stop Shell Oil in NY: 1-6-07

>> Broadwater (Shell Oil's Liquefied Natural Gas barge) will be an
>> environmental disaster for L.I. Sound and is an on-going environmental,
>> economic, cultural, and human rights disaster for Nigeria, where Shell has
>> major LNG operations. Some local environmentalists and others have
>> signalled a willingness to support this kind of disaster, and/or accept
>> money from the megaenergycorp and we are calling them on it. more...  3 Comments

PRESS CONFERENCE: Was P.O. Daniel Faulkner really "Murdered By Mumia"? | Journalists and activists will present evidence of Mumia's innocence and an unfair trial at NOON, Tuesday, December 4, 2007, at The A-Space, 4722 Baltimore Ave, in West Philadelphia. Come see a slide-show presentation of newly discovered crime scene photos, as well as presentations by local journalists David A. Love and Dave Lindorff, and Pam Africa of The International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal(viewable online).

Coverage of "Murdered By Mumia" began in Sunday's Inquirer, and will continue with the Dec.6 Today Show, and beyond. Please contact the media, urging them to attend our press conference, so "the other side of the story," can be fairly presented (download press release).

While waiting for an official reponse from NBC's The Today Show (hear KPFK report), ICFFMAJ urges supporters to continue emailing NBC, and to publicize the Dec.6 NYC picket and Dec.8 protest at Philadelphia City Hall (download "MURDERED BY MUMIA?" flyer).

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