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White House Press Briefing: 7/11/05 (plus link to WMV / QT clip)

White House Press Briefing | WHITE HOUSE REGULAR NEWS BRIEFING JULY 11, 2005 SPEAKER: SCOTT MCCLELLAN, WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY QUESTION: Does the president stand by his pledge to fire anyone involved in a leak of the name of a CIA operative? MCCLELLAN: I appreciate your question. I think your question is being asked related to some reports that are in reference to an ongoing criminal investigation. The criminal investigation that you reference is something that continues at this point. [Video Here] more...  1 Comments

Protests Slowed But Important During June

D Burbeck | LA, DC, Santa Cruz and Sacramento held demonstrations in front of the KTLA TV station, the Washington Post, the Santa Cruz Sentinal and the Sacramento Bee, respectively, to protest the "NO COVERAGE" of the Downing Street Minutes. more...  0 Comments

Reds come out fighting: Time to turn up heat vs. ultra-right, Communist meet says

Susan Webb/People's Weekly World | CHICAGO — The Communist Party USA wound up its convention here in a fighting mood July 3, with the 450 participants vowing to pour their energies into blocking the ultra-right effort to take over the Supreme Court. more...  3 Comments

Double Duty, Single Salary

Dave Lindorff | A genius of time management in Oregon has shown America the future: two jobs for one paycheck. ---------- more...  0 Comments

Samaritans Arrested - Flood the Border Patrol!

AZ IMC | Human rights workers arrested in southern Arizona - urgent action needed now! more...  0 Comments

GOOD NEWS: US, UK Quitting Iraq?

Clayton Hallmark | There's so much bad news -- finally here's some good news for antiwar folk. Reports from the UK indicate that both countries will withdraw over half their troops from Iraq by the middle of next year. more...  5 Comments

Understanding the relationship between antisemitism, conspiracism, and apocalypticism

Chip Berlet (posted by anon) | "I certainly acknowledge that there have been conspiracies. They simply don't have the attributes of almost superhuman power and cunning that conspiracists attribute to them..." --Michael Barkun more...  3 Comments

Images: Arab-American and North-African Street Festival

fred askew | The festival was the third for Arab-Americans and the 7th for North-Africans. This fair included performances, food and product vendors. This year also represents New York's first ever Arab-American Heritage week. [More Photos] The festival is sponsored by the Network of Arab-American Professionals of NY. more...  1 Comments

Breaking: U.S and U.K. secretly preparing to withdraw most of their troops from Iraq!

CCNWON | Mr Reid's memo, prepared for Mr Blair in the past few weeks, shows that in reality, plans to get them out - 'military drawdown,' as he puts it - are well advanced. more...  0 Comments

Rich Girls, Hobby Whores: Craigslist Prostitution

Rebecca Dunn | (From the Latest Indypendent): Barnard College girls suffer from a gamut of stereotypes everything from outspoken lesbians to uptight bookworms to easy lays. But there are a few young women who combine all three: the nerdy, feminist, sex workers. more...  60 Comments

Open Letter To Reverend Al Sharpton.

Elijah Gatewood | D.C. Rebel demands well known minister to "act like a man of God"! more...  6 Comments

British MP George Galloway Calls for Bush and Blair to Stand Trial

Galloway | They must face charges for crimes against humanity! more...  0 Comments

G8 solidarity: Barricades in Streets of San Francisco, Police Officer Beaten

pointer | Capitalism is global, so to is resistance. more...  3 Comments

Goodbye Philippine President Gloria M. Arroyo

AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) | 8 July 2005 AKBAYAN Party today said that the speech made by the President last night announcing that she will not resign and will push instead for major constitutional reforms indicates that "house is already burning." Akbayan also called the speech of the President, which called for the resignation of all Cabinet members, as a feeble pitch to preempt the expected withdrawal of support from key Cabinet officials. more...  0 Comments

Statement by the Communist Party USA on terrorist attacks in London

Communist Party USA | more...  5 Comments

Police rampage preceded racist attack in Queens

Leilani Dowell | The racist attack on three Black men in the Howard Beach section of Queens in New York has garnered national attention. more...  2 Comments

Italy at G8: Withdrawing from Iraq [Good Thinking]

Clayton Hallmark | Italy's premier, Silvio Berlusconi, has announced at G8 that his country soon will begin withdrawing from Iraq. Another official explains how it is a lesson learned. more...  1 Comments

The Summits of the Americas Informs

Albert R. Ramdin | Ministers of Health and Environment of the Americas gathered in Mar del Plata, Argentina on June 16-17, 2005 to discuss how to improve linkages and integrate a joint agenda in both areas. more...  0 Comments

NYU Nixes Recognition of Grad-Student Union; 'Town Hall' Planned on July 12

Bryan G. Pfeifer | (Bryan G. Pfeifer writes): In a clear attempt to smash the 950-member graduate-employee union at New York University, administrators recently announced that as of Aug. 31 they would no longer recognize the union, an affiliate of United Auto Workers Local 2110. (The NYU GSOC writes): "Last week, the NYU Administration announced that it would conduct a "town hall" meeting on Tuesday, July 12, from 12 noon to 2 pm in to discuss why it is refusing to bargain a second contract with GSOC/UAW Local 2110, the union for graduate teaching and research assistants at NYU. By scheduling the meeting in mid-July, when many grad students are away, the Administration clearly hopes to evade any real challenge to its decision." [Read More] Coverage of Last Year's Columbia Graduate Student Strike from NYC IMC more...  5 Comments

The Shortwave Report 7/8/05 ¡Listen Globally!

Dan Roberts | A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia. more...  0 Comments

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