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FRI 1/18: Support Victor Toro, NYC Activist Fighting Deportation

The Politics of Immigration | Victor's hearing before immigration Judge Paul Defonzo is set for January 18, 2008, at 9:00 am, at 26 Federal Plaza in Manhattan. Please come and support him, and help us send the message: Victor belongs here in NYC!
La audiencia de Victor ante el juez de inmigracion Paul DeFonzo es programado para el viernes 18 de enero, a las 9am, en 26 Federal Plaza en Manhattan. Por favor venga a apoyarlo, y ayudenos a enviar el mensaje: Victor pertenece a nuestras comunidades, su casa es aca en NYC! more...  0 Comments

Lawyer: How to get rid of electronic voting

Eleanor White | Lawyer finds Constitutional way to get rid of electronic voting more...  0 Comments

Partisan Defense Committee Fact Sheet Presents Evidence of Mumia’s Innocence

Partisan Defense Committee | A new fact sheet providing massive evidence of the innocence of Mumia Abu-Jamal was released by the Partisan Defense Committee on 31 December 2007. It is online at http://www.partisandefense.org/ and provides a detailed, point-by-point refutation of the book Murdered by Mumia (The Lyons Press, December 2007). more...  0 Comments

Progressive wake-up call: It’s Edwards

d.o. | The actual issues are what’s critically important, whether they are addressed by a woman, a black man, or a white man matters less than whether thousands more die in Iraq; whether the U.S. Constitution remains intact; whether the climate crisis worsens; or whether bread lines once again become common in this nation.
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Building Bridges: The Dream Foreclosed;Waterfront Wobblies;Taming Wild Edibles

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, January 14, 2008, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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A Silent Roadside Reminder (Indypendent)

Andalusia Knoll | When Kevin Kaplicki stumbled upon the crash scene of Liz Padilla, a 29- year-old lawyer, who was killed while biking on Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn Park Slope, he decided that something needed to be done to acknowledge New York City cyclist fatalities. more...  2 Comments

Iranian Couple Cycles the World for Peace and Conversation (Indypendent)

Jennifer Redfearn | Modern Iran shows a variety of perplexing faces to the world: hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, sophisticated academics, outspoken exiles.

One young Iranian couple, determined not to leave their country’s public relations to others, is bicycling around the globe to spread a message of peace and environmental conservation. more...  1 Comments

Beat the Deep Freeze (Indypendent)

Bennett Baumer | New York City’s Housing Maintenance Code requires that landlords provide hot water year round and heat from October through May when it’s cold. Not having heat and hot water during the winter can turn deadly for the most vulnerable New Yorkers. Below are helpful tips to getting the heat and hot water turned on: more...  0 Comments

White Plains High School SDS Environmental Month

Jon Wilkes Booth | White Plains High School Chapter of Students for a Democratic Society and Advocates for the Earth have declared January Environmental Month at White Plains High School. It will a month of educational events for students and agitation for changes to our school to make it more sustainable and environmentally friendly. more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio:Unregulated Work in the Global City

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 28 minute radio program.
TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW more...  0 Comments

Lawsuit against NYPD grows

NYCLU | The New York Times, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and a group of 21 academics from across the country plan to file briefs in support of the New York Civil Liberties Union’s lawsuit challenging the NYPD’s refusal to disclose an electronic database detailing police stops of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers, most of whom were black and Latino. more...  3 Comments

Partisan Defense Committee Fact Sheet Presents Evidence of Mumia’s Innocence

Partisan Defense Committee | A new fact sheet providing massive evidence of the innocence of Mumia Abu-Jamal was released by the Partisan Defense Committee on 31 December 2007. It is online at  http://www.partisandefense.org/ and provides a detailed, point-by-point refutation of the book Murdered by Mumia (The Lyons Press, December 2007). more...  1 Comments

NYCLU Unveils New Advocacy Department

NYCLU | The New York Civil Liberties Union has launched an advocacy department to lead public advocacy campaigns to defend and promote civil rights and civil liberties throughout the state. more...  3 Comments

Updates/Housing NE Unconventional Action Convergence, 1/19-21, Binghamton, NY

Upstate Uprise Unconventional Action Faction | UnconventionalAction.org more...  1 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Free John White; Civil War in Kenya?

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, January 7, 2008, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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3rd Annual Memorial Ride/Walk for Cyclists/Pedestrians Killed in 2007

Street Memorial Project | This year's annual Memorial Ride/Walk has four starting locations in the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn. If you can't make it to a starting location, please feel free to join us at any stop along the route posted below. All rides will converge in Williamsburg and then meet with the Walk to Remember Pedestrians Killed in 2007 and we will all enter City Hall to participate in a rally and press conference. Please bring flowers and candles. See www.ghostbikes.org for more details. more...  4 Comments

Danbury, CT: Protest Plan to Deputize Police as ICE Agents

m(A)tt | Immigrants rights activists state wide believe that
this is a dangerous, and horrendous policy for the
city of Danbury to enter into. Danbury will be the
first city in the State of CT to accept the
implementation of this program, and immigrants rights
advocacy groups from various communities all over the
state realize that what happens here in Danbury as a
result of this program, could easily effect their own
communities in the future. more...  3 Comments

Building Bridges: Nora York - Defying Musical Boundaries

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, December 31, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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Federal Grand Jury Target Puerto Rican Independistas in New York

Puerto Rican Independence | The FBI continues its attack against the Puerto Rican independence movement, even as the White House continues to admit that Puerto Rico is a colonial territory of the US, something the independence movement has been condemning for decades... more...  5 Comments

East Harlem Denounces City Council's Columbia Expansion Plan

Movement for Justice in El Barrio | East Harlem Community Denounces City Council's Approval of Columbia University's Expansion Plan more...  4 Comments

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