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Critics of NYPD School Policing Rally at City Hall

Chris Cascarano and John Tarleton | More than a hundred students, parents and educators rallied on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning in support of legislation that seeks to reform heavy-handed policing of New York City schools. They were joined by several City Council members including Robert Jackson, Chair of the Council’s Education Committee. Past Coverage in The Indypendent more...  0 Comments

PSL on the ballot in Iowa, Utah, and New Jersey

votePSL | The La Riva/Puryear PSL Presidential Campaign is proud to announce that we have achieved ballot status in New Jersey, Iowa and Utah! We are already on the ballot in five other states: Arkansas, Vermont, Colorado, Florida and Washington. Over the next five weeks, we will be working to gain ballot access in many additional states, including New York, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Rhode Island. more...  0 Comments

NYC Indymedia: A Strategy for Avoiding Obsolesence

imc enthusiast | The indymedia template has been eclipsed by the blogging/tagging model. more...  4 Comments

NY Times: Police and a Cyclists’ Group, and Four Years of Clashes

nytimes | Paul J. Browne, the Police Department’s chief spokesman, said the Critical Mass riders “used to tell us their routes.” The relationship was “informal, but it worked,” he said. “Shortly before the convention, this anarchist group hijacked it,” he said of the ride, echoing an op-ed article that Mr. Kelly wrote for The Daily News in 2004. It said, “Where once the cyclists were courteous observers of the rules of the road, the newcomers transformed rides into disruptive, often dangerous events.” more...  6 Comments

From the Caravan of Observation and Solidarity with the Zapatista Communities

Solidarity Without Borders-NYC | A report from the Solidarity Without Borders delegation of the National and International Caravan of Observation and Solidarity with the Zapatista Communities. more...  3 Comments


forwarded by Skinny John | Props to whomever caught it on video & hope the cops didn't attack you for recording it. more...  1 Comments

Bergen County NJ Skill Share/ Meet-Up

Greg Pason | August 2, 2008- Summer 2008 Bergen County SKill Share & Progressive Meet-up from noon until 6 pm @ Van Neste Park off Ridgewood Ave in Ridgewood PLUS critical mass ride @ 6pm!
Share skills * Eat Food * Ride Bikes more...  4 Comments

Statement of Brandworkers on Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing by Wild Edibles

Brandworkers International | Brandworkers would like this labor dispute come to an end that is agreeable to both parties. Instead, Wild Edibles has done everything possible to evade its responsibilities. more...  0 Comments

Cornell University to host hip hop conference October 31 - November 1, 2008

Cornell University | Cornell University Hosts Hip Hop Conference and Celebration Afrika Bambaataa will headline a two-day conference celebrating Cornell University Library’s acquisition of "Born in the Bronx: The Legacy and Evolution of Hip Hop, a collection that documents the early days of hip hop with recordings, photographs, posters and more. Events will include music and performances from original artists, and prominent speakers from the hip hop and academic communities. Events are open to the entire Ithaca community and beyond. more...  3 Comments

Stop War on Iran before it Starts

S. Cecu | An Attack could be Imminent

We Can’t Afford to Wait

Take It to the Streets This Summer

U.S. out Of Iraq , Money for human needs, not war!
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Intersex Shadow Report: "End forced genital surgery now!"

seelenlos | A shadow report submitted by the German "Association of Intersexed People" to UN-Committee CEDAW in New York and published on the internet highlights worldwide human rights violations against hermaphrodites by forced medical treatments -- and a growing "Zwitter"-movement making itself heard. more...  1 Comments

Support for South End Press needed

South End Press | Support South End Press by voting for their Community Supported Publishing idea and help them get a much needed grant. more...  0 Comments

Shadowy corporate group attempting to make Tompkins Square Park private

Pete Dolack | A shadowy corporate group has attmpted to make Tompkins Square Park a private space and explicity seeks to keep squatters out. They will be back on July 30. Self-designated organizers of this corporate group, which is showing a series of outdoor films in the park, have refused to identify themselves in any way, yet have taken it upon itself to decide who is, and is not, allowed into the park's spaces. more...  9 Comments

New Jersey Regional Coalition Wins 3 Year Battle Against RCA Apartheid

Chris White | The New Jersey Regional Coalition has won a 3 year battle to make it the law that even the wealthiest communities must build their share of affordable housing. more...  1 Comments

Update on Daniel McGowan

Family & Friends of Daniel McGowan | On Monday, July 14, Daniel appeared in federal court in the Western District of Wisconsin (Madison) before Judge Barbara Crabb and was found in civil contempt for his refusal to answer questions before a grand jury. more...  1 Comments

July 19 SL Forum: Defend the Gains of the 1949 Chinese Revolution


Saturday, July 19, 4:30 p.m.
322 W. 48th Street, 1st Floor

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Antiwar Movement "Freezes" Grand Central, Debates Future at Brecht Forum

Inni Chowdhury | On a day when over 200 protesters took center stage at Grand Central to draw attention to increasingly heated relations between the United States and Iran, panelists at the Brecht Forum hosted a retrospective on the antiwar movement. more...  3 Comments

Newsday: Long Island Food Not Bombs fosters sharing food with the needy

Jennifer Barrios | Every Sunday afternoon, Food Not Bombs sets up a small folding table near the parking lot at the Hempstead train station, a site chosen because of the large number of people who walk by. The group brings not only food, but also new shoes, clothing, seedlings and vitamins -- all of it obtained through donations -- to distribute to people who need it. On this particular Sunday in June, 40 people holding empty plastic grocery bags waited patiently as the volunteers carried the food to the table. more...  20 Comments

Long Island Food Not Bombs in Todays Newsday

JENNIFER BARRIOS | Check out the back cover of the Long Island section in todays Newsday to see a pretty awesome story on LI-FNB. You can also check the story out at the link below.,0,1326886.story more...  0 Comments

Barack Obama Lies About His Rezko Scandal

Jacob Simpson | I wonder if anybody at the New York Times newspaper wiil ever investigate Barack Obama and his Rezko scandal? more...  0 Comments

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