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War & Peace

It’s the Man, ma: A Review of 'Syriana' (Indypendent)

CHARLIE BASS | Syriana examines how the connections between American oil interests and nation-building go much deeper than the actions of Bush I and II. Gaghan presents a hard look at the shared interests between nations, corporations and individuals, yet still allows filmgoers to draw their own conclusions. more...  1 Comments

Iraq: The New Dirty War (Indypendent)

A.K. GUPTA | Embedded in the Interior Ministry are two veterans of America’s dirty wars in Latin America. One is James Steele, who during the war in El Salvador in the 1980s led “a team of 55 Special Forces advisers, [which] trained front-line battalions that were accused of significant human rights abuses.”

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FREE MUMIA ABU-JAMAL COALITION SHOWS SUPPORT FOR STANLEY “TOOKIE” WILLIAMS

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FREE MUMIA ABU-JAMAL COALITION SHOWS SUPPORT FOR STANLEY “TOOKIE” WILLIAMS more...  1 Comments

Antigone Now (Indypendent)

NICHOLAS POWERS | The Left titled her the Rosa Parks of the antiwar movement. The Right compared her to Walter Cronkite who turned the public against the Vietnam War or to eccentric conspiracist Lyndon LaRouche. Analysts tried to explain her but Sheehan’s power comes from an older time, from the ancient Greek drama Antigone. more...  0 Comments

'Tis the season: hold a peace vigil at your Congressperson's house

Peacemonger | Before the Iraq war gets any worse--or spreads to other countries--let's take a stand for peace, in the spirit of Cindy Sheehan, in front of our Congresspersons' and Senators' homes throughout the holiday season.
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November Again Month of Many Demonstrations

D. Burbeck | Last month had a very diverse mixture of demonstrations from the ever growing military recruiting stations, to the annual protest for the closing of the School of the Americas where an estimated 20,000
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Iraqi resistance sets back Bush’s ‘plan for victory’

John Catalinotto | There are still 160,000 U.S. troops in Iraq, many for their third tour. Many of these troops are reservists who had no idea when they joined up years ago that they would be expected to subdue an extensive uprising of a population fighting for the sovereignty of their nation. New recruits for both active and reserve military units, especially in the U.S. Army, still number way under quotas. more...  0 Comments

Explosive facts about Tasers

TASER IMHO | Dateline Miami - December 7th 2005: Federal Air Marshals shoot and kill a mentally ill passenger on an Orlando Florida bound American Airlines jet. Proponents for Taser claim that is the Marshal’s were armed with Tasers, the death of Rigoberto Alpizar would not have occurred! more...  0 Comments

10:45am COURT SUPPORT NEEDED & AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT REGARDING ARREST OF BROOKLYN ACTIVIST

ADL-LI | EMERGENCY COURT SUPPORT NEEDED
BROOKLYN ACTIVIST FALSLY ARRESTED By FBI
COME TO COURT AT CADMAN PLAZA AT 10:45AM AND SHOW SUPPORT
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This Friday! International Day of Solidarity for Turkish Anarchist Political Prisoner Mehmet Tarhan

Free Mehmet Now | Mehmet Tarhan is a queer anarchist total/conscientious objector who has been imprisoned in Turkey since April 2005 because of his rejection of military service. The Free Mehmet Defense Network was started in order to coordinate with other international defense networks and groups as well as individuals (especially in the United States and Canada) to see our comrade, Mehmet Tarhan, free. more...  0 Comments

Petition To Prosecute U.S. War Criminals

Lynda Carson | Prosecute U.S. War Criminals! more...  0 Comments

Pictures of Counter Recruitment Protest at BMCC

Andrew Stern | A counter-recruitment protest in front of military recruiting centers near the Borough of Manhattan Community College. more...  3 Comments

Once Again, Hands Off Cuba!

Jack A. Smith | The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly opposes Washington’s Cold War sanctions against Cuba, but the Bush administration is indifferent. Indeed, the White Hose is organizing to bring about regime change in Havana. more...  0 Comments

Henry Kissinger and President of Colombia Alvaro Uribe at NYU????

ME | Thursday, December 15th,
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Closing Panel: New Political Policies for the Americas

Participants:
Felipe González, former President of Spain; Henry A. Kissinger, Ex-Secretary of State of the United States; Alvaro Uribe, President of Colombia; Ernesto Zedillo, Ex-President of Mexico;
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Norman G. Finkelstein: Q&A, 10.20.2005

ref | Norman G. Finkelstein, author of The Holocaust Industry & Image & Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict, discusses the Gaza withdrawal, legitimate walls v. the Wall in the West Bank, Israel's Human Rights record, David Irving as devil's advocate. more...  0 Comments

Victory for Mumia

www.freemumia.com | Today the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued the most important decision affecting my client, Mumia Abu-Jamal, since the lower federal court ruling in December 2001. An order was issued this morning that the court will accept for review the following issues, all of which are of enormous constitutional significance and go to the very essence of Mumia's right to a fair trial due process of law, and equal protection of the law under the Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution... more...  3 Comments

Gang of Four: anti-militarist music

NOT BORED! | Gang of Four return to release new recordings of their classic anti-militarist music. more...  0 Comments

Language Police: Rumsfeld

junge welt | Language and community fall in crisis in the doublespeak and Pandora's box of war. Diplomacy, interdependence and self-criticism are indispensable in a world where security is more political than military. Language manipulation and definition ocntrol are part of the Creole trick where the culprit pretends to be the victim. more...  0 Comments

WBAI Host Karen Lewis to be honored by NIFC

National Irish Freedom Committee | Cumann Na Saoirse Naisiunta will hold its 11th Annual Michael Flannery Testimonial Awards Dinner on Friday January 27th 2006 at the Astorian World Manor in Astoria to recognize and honor Irish Americans and others for their contributions to the promotion of Irish history, literature, human rights and Irish freedom.

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New School President Bob Kerrey working for FBI

Agent Bob | New School President Bob Kerrey is part of the National Security Higher Education Advisory Board more...  3 Comments

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