Partisan Defense Committee | Saturday, December 13th
LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS | *** GREAT SOCIETIES THAT DO NOT PROTECT THE INNOCENT, BECOME THE GUILTY ? more... 0 Comments
Aron Guy | Councilman Eric Gioia and other religious and community leaders gathered outside a Rent-A-Center on Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens to denounce the destabilizing influence of rent-to-own businesses in low-income communities. Activist Taharka Robinson urged the passage of Assembly Bill 66, which would provide more consumer protection in the rent-to-own industry. Robinson and activist Kirsten Foy were arrested in an act of civil disobedience. more... 1 Comments
Jeremy Cohan | The Platypus Affiliated Society in New York presents a moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A to critically evaluate the widespread assumption that the election of Barack Obama presents an opportunity for today's Leftists. Asking how opportunity can be distinguished from opportunism, Platypus has invited several intellectuals and activists to publicly think through the foreseeable pitfalls and potentials posed by the passing of the Bush-era into the age of Obama. more... 3 Comments
Authors, The Politics of Immigration | The immigration debate brings together many of the economic issues that need to be discussed at this point: the effects of "free trade" policies, the government's anti-labor measures, the fomenting of divisions among working people.
Mike Collins | Although the recent financial crisis has dominated the headlines, several area comedians have not forgotten the tragic and ongoing genocide in Darfur. This December will see "Tell your Friends! There's No Christmas In Darfur!," a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of some of the city's top comics to benefit Save Darfur! more... 0 Comments
SP-USA | White supremacy is a primary enemy of working class solidarity. The recent racist attacks are purposeful attempts to divide working people against each other. The socialist left has learned the hard lessons of the 20th century and will oppose any racist attacks be they cultural or physical. more... 19 Comments
forwarded by Skinny John | We need people to come out for an hour once a week to work with us to build community support and give pressure to the landlord to get the residents back into their homes asap. more... 0 Comments
forwarded by Skinny John | Help make calls from your home to voters in Malik's district. Help build our virtual phone bank at Green Change.The more people we talk to, the more VOTES we get!
Partisan Defense Committee | Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Now!
AJLPP | The long wait for veterans benefits and equity still goes on as Thanksgiving Day sets in without the much awaited results from the US Congress lame duck session.
NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | Despite SOFA, U.S. Withdrawal Still Depends, Says Admiral Mullen: Asked if the agreement could be changed, he said "that's theoretically possible". more... 0 Comments
NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | [I]t will be interesting to see how antiwar activists react to this. Are they antiwar or just anti-Republican? more... 0 Comments
Karen Smith | Coconut Oil SLAMMED – Soybean Growers make a KILLING
Adalah-NY | Thirty-five rights advocates from Adalah-NY and Brooklyn for Peace rallied this evening outside the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square to protest a fundraiser held there by the Brooklyn-based Israeli settlement group the Hebron Fund. Standing on 45th Street near New York’s Broadway theaters, the protesters’ chants included:
LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS | QUEEN ELIZABETH II & PRESIDENT OBAMA TELL THE US CONGRESS GIVE THEM LIBERTY OR GIVE THEM LAWYERS !
Robert Seth Hayes Support Committee | Robert “Seth” Hayes is a U.S. political prisoner and former member of the Black Panther Party who has been imprisoned in New York state for more than three decades. When Seth was convicted in 1974, his sentence was 25 years to life. The implicit understanding at the time of his sentencing was that Seth would serve 25 years as a minimum, after which time he would be eligible for release based on his record and conduct in prison.
Karla D. Moore | "Au Pair Chocolat" is the first in a series of films by women and people of color to receive a screening and discussion event at a local Brooklyn venue. more... 0 Comments
afrikaforps | Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission is a hoax contrived by the legal establishment to evade culpability. The lead federal negotiator of the settlement contract was Frank Iacobucci of the Tory Law firm that specializes in serving the blue chip corporate clients whose business interests diametrically oppose the truth concerning the genocidally unconstitutional invasion of the Indian territories for commercial purposes.. more... 0 CommentsPage 53 | Page 51
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