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23rd Annual Holiday Appeal Benefit Fundraiser for Class-War Prisoners

Partisan Defense Committee | Saturday, December 13th
4:00-8:00 p.m.

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

236 East 3rd Street, Manhattan
between Aves. B and C
(take F train to Second Avenue, or #6 train to Bleecker St.) more...  0 Comments

AMERICA'S RELIGIOUS LEADERS TELL CONGRESS ~ SHOW US THE MONEY ?

LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS | *** GREAT SOCIETIES THAT DO NOT PROTECT THE INNOCENT, BECOME THE GUILTY ? more...  0 Comments

Rent-A-Center Protests Continue in Queens; 2 Arrested

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

WIDOWS AND RELATIVES OF VETERANS FORM AWARE

AJLPP |
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) together with the Society of Guerillas and Scouts (SGS) will hold an organizing meeting for widows and relatives of Filipino World War II veterans on Monday, at 10:00 AM December 8, 2008 at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center at Fountain St/Vermont, CA 90027. The event will mark the formal entry of the United States into the Second World War with the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese in Hawaii on December 7, 1941.
Keywords: Direct Action, Human Rights, more...  0 Comments

Progress or Regress? : Considering the Future of Leftist Politics under Obama

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

The Financial Crisis Hits the Immigration Debate

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.
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TOP COMEDIANS TO HEADLINE HOLIDAY DARFUR BENEFIT

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 Says NO to Post-election Racist Attacks

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

JUSTICE FOR 81 BOWERY TENANTS!

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

Phone bank to Help Elect Malik Rahim to Congress!

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!
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23rd Annual Holiday Appeal Benefit Fundraiser for Class War Prisoners

Partisan Defense Committee | Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Now!
Free the Class-War Prisoners!
Abolish the Racist Death Penalty!

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NO THANKSGIVING GIFT FOR FILIPINO VETERANS, STILL FIGHTS AND WAITS FOR BENEFITS

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.

According to JFAV representative and World War II Veteran from San Francisco, Mr. Reggie Nacua who went to lobby with the ACFV in Washington DC reported that the Senate instead passed in its hearings -the S. 3869 also known as the Filipino Veterans Support Bill.

The S. 3869 tacitly recognized the military service of the Filipino World War II veterans. The bill enshrined that the military service of the Filipinos as active military service and finally recognized them as American veterans after more than 63 years of exclusion. more...  0 Comments

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.19.08

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 ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.18.08

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

Tree of Life - Coconut Oil

Karen Smith | Coconut Oil SLAMMED – Soybean Growers make a KILLING
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New York Rights Advocates Protest Hebron Settlement Fundraiser

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:

“Mamma Mia Marriott, you support a racist lot;” and
“Hebron’s settlers, Klu Klux Klan, racist groups go hand in hand.” more...  5 Comments

WILL THE ROYAL FAMILY NOW HELP PRESIDENT OBAMA ~ FREE THEM ?

LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS | QUEEN ELIZABETH II & PRESIDENT OBAMA TELL THE US CONGRESS GIVE THEM LIBERTY OR GIVE THEM LAWYERS !


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Support Parole for Political Prisoner Seth Hayes

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.

In December of 2008, Seth will be going before the parole board for the sixth time. more...  0 Comments

Women and Minority Filmmakers will have a Brooklyn community outlet this winter

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

Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commisison A Hoax

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 Comments

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