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Hawaiian Islands are Contaminated with Depleted Uranium

Lindafaye Kroll RN BSN | Please be pro-active and help us protect Hawai'i; demand the military not store, use or transport depleted uranium in the Hawaiian Islands. more...  0 Comments

Tribute Concert, Film Showing for Julius Margolin October 19, 20

George Mannn | Friday, October 19 at 7 PM in Manhattan, NYC:
All for One: A Concert to Celebrate
The Life and Work of Julius Margolin
With: Elise Bryant, emma's revolution (Pat Humphries and Sandy O.), Anne Feeney, Jon Fromer, Francisco Herrera,
the New York City Labor Chorus, George and Julius, and special guests TBA.
Saturday, October 20 at 3 PM, a showing of the film "A Union Man" with Q & A w/Julius and George more...  0 Comments

MDS CONVERGENCE - NOVEMBER IN CHICAGO!

mds | The 2007 National Convergence of Movement for a Democratic Society

When: Friday. November 9 - Sunday, November 11
Where: Loyola University (North Shore Campus)
6525 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL more...  0 Comments

Second Set of Disappearances Continue

Ted Stein | If extraordinary renditions were the sanitized words used to describe the first set of disappearances, transfer and repatriation are the sanitized words being used to describe the second set of disappearances. Yesterday, the Department of Defense 'transferred' eight more prisoners from Guantanamo to governments where torture and indefinite detentions are common. more...  0 Comments

THE FISHERS OF MEN: OFFICERS VS PSYCHOPATHS

Thomas Riggins | Officers order GIs to commit crimes but dodge the responsibility more...  0 Comments

"The harsh reception boosted Ahmadinejad's image."

ALI AKBAR DAREINI (AP) | "The harsh reception boosted Ahmadinejad's image at home during a time of high tensions with Washington over U.S. allegations that Iran is secretly trying to develop nuclear weapons and supplying Iraq's Shiite militias with deadly weapons that have killed U.S. troops. Iran denies both claims." more...  1 Comments

TERRORISTS IN THE MIDST

Pierre Talley | "There should be studies done in regard to the sick minds of police.

Were they born this way,made so by their positions or had mental deficiancies long before and their positions gave them the opportunity to act them out." more...  0 Comments

Demonstrators demand UN Action on Burma, Condemn China

Alex Kane | In response to the recent military crackdown in Burma, around a hundred people rallied outside of the United Nations, chanting “Free, Free Burma” and “UN Security Council Take Action Now”. The initial protest of two hundred people started at 12 PM in front of the Burmese Mission to the UN, and was then moved to right outside the United Nations on 47th and 1st Avenue. The latter part of the protest lasted till about 6 PM. Given that the protest was for the whole day, snacks and water were on hand for the demonstrators. A lot of people dressed in red, showing solidarity for the Burmese monks who are being violently repressed for protesting the rise in Burmese fuel prices. The majority of the crowd was filled with Burmese exiles and exiled Burmese monks, as well as students and activists. more...  7 Comments

Protest at Burmese Mission in support of Monks Saffron Revolution

Michael Oman-Reagan |
Amnesty International members around the world are holding a series of demonstrations outside Burmese embassies and high profile public locations calling for the Myanmar authorities not to respond with violence, but to respect the human right to peaceful protest. more...  0 Comments

Reading: Norman Solomon "Made Love, Got War"

jason | In "Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America's Warfare State," Norman Solomon weaves insightful commentary on militarism and media warmongering with his experiences as an activist and journalist. His direct accounts of the U.S. peace movements over the past 40 years remind us of the inspired possibilities for disarmament not yet achieved. Solomon is the founder of the Institute for Public Accuracy, and is a longtime associate of Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR). His previous books include "War Made Easy" and "Target Iraq."

Tuesday, October 2nd @ 7PM - Free

Bluestockings is located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan at 172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington - which means that we are 1 block south of Houston and 1st Avenue. more...  0 Comments

VIDEO: Troops Out Now March Washington DC, Sept. 29 2007

Michael Oman-Reagan | Video footage, first edit. more...  0 Comments

A Culture of Violence

Stephen Lendman | America's history of war and violence more...  1 Comments

VIDEO: IRAQ, Voice to the voiceless: Iraqis under imperial terror

Alive In Baghdad | Alive in Baghdad was formed to counter the sound-bite driven, “Live From” news model. Through the work of a team of Americans and Iraqi correspondents on the ground, Alive in Baghdad shows the occupation through the voices of Iraqis. Alive in Baghdad brings testimonies from individual Iraqis, footage of daily life in Iraq, and short news segments from Iraq to you. more...  0 Comments

An Evening in Solidarity with the Iraq Freedom Congress

Socialist Party of New York City | Which forces should the U.S. anti-war movement support in Iraq? Should we give blanket support to all groups "resisting" the US occupation - including ex-Baathists and Islamic fundamentalists? Can we forget the grim liquidation campaigns against leftists in Sadaam Hussein's Iraq in the early 70s and after the Iranian Revolution in the 80s? Does political Islam or right-wing nationalism offer a road forward for the majority of Iraqis? more...  0 Comments

Sat. S29: National March on Washington

TONC | 75+ organizing centers, 100+ buses, 1600+ endorsers
Get on the bus in NY/NJ more...  0 Comments

Rev. Billy Graham: A Prince of War Exposed

William Hughes | The Rev. Billy Graham, a darling of the Evangelical Right, has never seen a U.S. war that he couldn’t bless. He once advocated that President Richard M. Nixon bomb the “dikes” in the north of Vietnam. He also criticized the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. for speaking out against the war. A new book, “The Prince of War: Billy Graham’s Crusade for a Wholly Christian Empire,” by Cecil Bothwell exposes the camera-mugging preacher as a serial warmonger. more...  0 Comments

VIDEO: UN Protest, Sept. 25 - The Orange Revolution in the US

Michael Oman-Reagan | The first posting from my footage. More to come. more...  1 Comments

NAOMI KLEIN ON "DISASTER CAPITALISM"

Thomas Riggins | Some forms of capitalism not only thrive off of disasters but actively try to create them. more...  0 Comments

Venezuela Solidarity Rally today at UN

Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY | As a representative from Venezuela speaks at the UN today, various groups of friends of Venezuela are organizing a rally in support of President Hugo Chavez for his humanitarian/mediation efforts, requested by President Uribe, between the Colombian Government and the FARC guerrillas to gain the liberation of prisoners on both sides of the conflict. This rally will take place today (Wednesday) from 3-6 PM at UN Park on 1st Ave between 46th and 47th street. COME SUPPORT VENEZUELA'S HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS IN COLOMBIA. more...  0 Comments

Coalition of anti-war groups protest Bush's visit to the UN.

Alex Kane | On the morning of September 25, 2007, a loose coalition of anti-war groups gathered outside the UN at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza to protest the visit of George W. Bush. The coalition comprised of the NYC chapter of World Can’t Wait, Code Pink, Grannies for Peace, the War Resisters League, and a host of other groups, and the amount of people totaled about 1200. Barricades lined 1st avenue, with a large contingent of police officers deployed to deal with the chaos that ensues when world leaders converge on New York City, especially unpopular ones. The protest was confined to an area that was closed off with barricades on both sides. more...  0 Comments

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