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Protest McCain tomorrow morning at Good Morning America

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NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (11.02.08)

NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | "There is one agenda, and whoever holds the [president's] chair will continue the other's job." more...  0 Comments

The Real Manchurian Candidate

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Olympia: Halloween Dance Party (Part Riot, Part Party)

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IVAW Protest Update: Shocking New Video Released as Nick Morgan Undergoes Surgery and First Court Date Set

Alex Kane | Recently released photographs and video from the Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) protest outside the final presidential debate in Hempstead, NY on Oct. 15 clearly shows IVAW member Nick Morgan getting trampled on by Nassau County police on horseback, according to Emily Forman of I-Witness Video. more...  0 Comments

BAILOUT THE FILIPINO VETERANS NOT THE CAPITALIST

JFAV-San Francisco/Bay Area | After an interview with Congressman Bob Filner, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and chief sponsor of HR 6897, by a local news reporter, Filipino World War 2 Veterans confronted Filner in the war memorial building and aired their demands for US Congress to immediately call a joint conference committee to reconcile Filipino Veterans bills, restore Section 4 of S1315 and junk HR 6897- the quit claim bill.

Veteran Simplicio Yoma in front of the camera asked Filner, “Will you sign this, Sir?’ Inspite of hesitation claiming that he still has to talk with senators and other congress leaders, Filner signed the petition. more...  0 Comments

Memo to Progressives for Obama

Joshua Frank, CounterPunch | Unless John McCain has a bombshell of a scandal to drop on Barack Obama at the 11th hour, this election is beginning to look like it's in the bag for the Democrats. The Republicans will finally be kicked out of the White House and peace and calm will slowly return to Washington. more...  24 Comments

Terrorizing Dissent - Election Cut - A film about repressions during the 08 RNC

Glass Bead Collective | View Film: http://www.terrorizingdissent.org View Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5eDQKaKLYE&fmt=6 INDEPENDENT MEDIA ACTIVISTS RELEASE DOCUMENTARY ON POLITICAL REPRESSION AT THE 2008 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION An early Election Cut of the film TERRORIZING DISSENT is being released in time for viewing before the November 4th Presidential Election NEW YORK, New York (October 30, 2008) - Glass Bead Collective, Twin Cities Indymedia, and other independent media activists have released a new film, "TerrorizingDissent: Election Cut," an exposé of events at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota. Featuring first-person accounts and footage from more than forty cameras on the streets, "Terrorizing Dissent" focuses on the story of dissent suppressed. People charged with "conspiracy to riot in furtherance of terrorism" speak out against the government's campaign to manipulate media coverage and label civil disobedience and community organizing as terrorism. more...  0 Comments

AJLPP Blasts Pro-Imperialist GFMD in Manila

AJLPP | On behalf of the of the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) we express our militant solidarity for the all the mass actions and protests against the Manila ‘s Second Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD).

The AJLPP East Coordinator Riya Ortiz said: “ The AJLPP and the Filipino American community in the United States strongly condemns the United nations (UN) pro-imperialist and anti-migrant GMFD framework and agenda of the conference in Manila. The agenda of the conference lay bare the exploitative foundation and consequences of so-called neoliberal globalization on the lives of migrants, refugees and their families.

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Contrasting Obama and McCain on Middle East Issues

Todd A. Davis | A short article contrasting the Obama, and McCain approaches to Middle East foreign policy. more...  0 Comments

Harlem's Heroes: Honoring veterans and the 784th Tank Battalion

Luis Carlos Montalván | Recently, veterans and community members gathered at Harlem's Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building to 'honor the 784th Tank Battalion for their gallantry and service' in World War II. Veterans of wars from all eras, citizens and community leaders were among those who participated in the event, which was simultaneously organized as the 'First Annual Veterans' Conference' in New York City.

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UN CUENTO SOBRE BAGDAD

ALEJANDRO ALVAREZ | Publicado en castellano (español), português e italiano more...  0 Comments

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (10.28.08)

NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | "In the States, if police burst into your house, kicking down doors and swearing at you, you would call your lawyer and file a lawsuit. Here, there are no lawyers. Their resources are limited, so they plant IEDs (improvised explosive devices) instead." more...  0 Comments

Filipino Veterans Commemorate 64th Year of the Leyte Landing at HPMC in LA

Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) | Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) commemorated the 64th Year of the Leyte landing, October 20, 1944- the start of the Liberation of the Philippines with the proper rites at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) in Vermont and Fountain St in Los Angeles on Oct. 22, 2008.

Scores of World War II veterans, community advocates and the Philippine Consul General Mary Jo Aragon, Vice Consul Daniel Espiritu, Errol Santos of HPMC and hospital personnels led the simple rites held at the HPMC auditorium.

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TUES Letter-Writing for New Afrikan Anarchist POW Ojore Lutalo

NYC ABCF | Tuesday, October 28th, 7pm at 1-2-3!

All apologies for the late notice-- but THIS TUESDAY is dinner and letter-writing time. This one is for New Afrikan Anarchist Prisoner of War Ojore Lutalo. See below for more information about Ojore. This is a great opportunity to live up to the ideal that NYC anarchists and movement-builders support our warriors.
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U.S. urged to help end nuke tests in Baluchistan

Shehmir Gorgej | Baluchistan, like Kurdistan, was left divided by the wrong policies of British Imperialism. Even today U.S. arms are being used to crush the Baluch struggle for independence and justice. more...  0 Comments

Far From Vietnam at Light Industry (October 28)

Thomas Beard | Organized under the aegis of SLON (Société pour le Lancement des Oeuvres Nouvelles) and overseen by Chris Marker as a protest of the US involvement in Vietnam, this legendary portmanteau, which features contributions by seven iconic artists, stands as watershed moment for political cinema as well as collective filmmaking. A melange of fictional and documentary elements shot across the US, France, Cuba, and Vietnam, it was a source of some controversy in its time, and remains a provocative and resonant essay on global conflict and life during wartime. more...  1 Comments

video of Setsuko Morita(Hibakusha) testimonial

email | August 6, 2008
Hiroshima, Japan more...  0 Comments

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST

NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | Change Colin Powell can believe in is exactly the kind of change we should fear. more...  0 Comments

Carousel of Hope Ball signals collapse of settlement-builder Leviev PR strategy

Adalah-NY | In a stunning reversal, Israeli billionaire and settlement-builder Lev Leviev will not be sponsoring the Children’s Diabetes Foundation’s (CDF) 2008 Carousel of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills this Saturday evening. Alexis Stern of Adalah-NY explained that, “The developments with CDF, Oxfam, UNICEF and various stars appear to signal the collapse of Leviev and BluPRint’s cynical public relations strategy. The message is that no amount of deception, branding and PR can make a businesses’ human rights abuses acceptable.” more...  2 Comments

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