War & Peace
Written by Daniel Maldonado | According to CNN’s “Situation Room” with Wolf Blitzer, senior U.S. intelligence sources have told CNN that Lebanon based Hezbollah and Iraq’s Mahdi army, lead by militant cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr, 33, and staunchly anti-American have joined forces in solidarity. Both militias are Shiite and are now allied. more... 0 Comments
Friends of Brad Will | RALLY FOR THE PEOPLE'S STRUGGLE IN OAXACA
dingo | A recent study highlighting the rapid expansion of organised criminal activity in those areas where NATO and the U.S. have engaged in aggressive military intervention offers further evidence of the lasting negative social consequences of foreign occupation by neo-colonial powers. As corporate driven America attempts to assert its dominance over weaker nations, organised crime, quick to exploit traumatised societies, becomes the principal beneficiary in the 'war against terror' and the spread of ‘democracy, liberty’ and free market capitalism – what is good for capitalist America is even better for a crime boss! more... 0 Comments
Jackie Chiles | Contact them and tell them why they should not be patronizing LGF. more... 3 Comments
friends | Saturday, December 2, 7 PM
International Socialist Organization-Brooklyn | Please forward widely! more... 0 Comments
George Mann | A special concert of anti-Bush, anti-GOP music with Yikes! McGee, George Mann and Julius Margolin.
Simon Fitzgerald |
What was supposed to be a peaceful eight-mile march to the Oaxaca City Center from the offices of the repudiated Governor of Oaxaca Ulises Ruiz ended in violent confrontations that spiraled into a five hour battle between police and protesters this past Saturday. This confrontations started less than an hour after the start of a "48 hour peaceful siege" of the Federal Police encampment in the Zocalo.
Read the APPO Communique of Nov 26 more... 2 Comments
By Mike Whitney | There are no “accidents” in Middle East politics. This week’s assassination of Lebanese Industry Minister, Pierre Gemayel can only be understood in the context of the ongoing struggle between the competing political forces in the region. Presently, the United States is the big loser in this regard due to its failed campaign in Iraq. The war has severely damaged the perception of US military invincibility and triggered a stunning rejection of Bush’s policies in the in the midterm elections. Now, the political-paradigm in America has shifted and a phased withdrawal of American troops could begin in a matter of months. Needless to say, this is not the outcome that the hawks in Washington or Tel Aviv had in mind.
Worker Freedom | The Industrial Workers Of The World: Its First One Hundred Years 1905-2005 now available! more... 1 Comments
Boston Rosa Parks Human Rights Day Committee | Make December 1 Rosa Parks Human Rights Day
Hermann Bellinghausen, c/o Hans Arp, Postleft | ... “the beginning of the end for a political system that, since the Mexican Revolution, became deformed and began to cheat generation after generation, until this one arrived and said, ‘Enough,’” warned Subcomandante Marcos during a press conference. Calderón, he added, “will begin to fall from his first day.” more... 0 Comments
Jeanne | November 25th, 2006 - Radio Zapote writes: Today, after the seventh megamarch in
John Gibler | After a peaceful march of tens of thousands reached Oaxaca's city center, police and protesters fought in the streets, police firing heavy amounts of tear gas, protesters throwing rocks and shooting bottle rockets through plastic tubes. By nightfall the police had forced the APPO to retreat back from Santo Domingo. Police beat and fired upon protesters. Protesters set fire to cars and buildings. more... 30 Comments
combat | As Americans traded one set of pro-war politicians for a slightly more opportunistic batch of pro-war politicians, the killing in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Palestine continued. U.S. troops tried to "stem the sectarian violence" and "get Iraqis to stand up and do more of the fighting"..? more... 3 Comments
Daithí | …from Senator Charles E. Schumer and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton: more... 0 Comments
Rudiger Goebel | With the Bush administration, there can be no improvement in bilateral relations. No detente is possible with the mad or insane. more... 0 Comments
Boston Con Oaxaca | In Boston, as in seventeen US cities, people took direct action Monday in solidarity with the people of Oaxaca. Actions included a banner drop, a flag hoisting, popular education, popular assembly, disruption of the corporate media, damaged windows on the Mexican consulate, and a street march and roving blockade of traffic on some of Boston's busiest streets. more... 0 Comments
Scott Thomas Hunter | Thanksgiving Day is much more than turkey, trimmings, and football.
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