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Secret Government is the Problem

Dave Lindorff | This is a government that believes it knows what is best. It doesn't, but even if it did, we citizens, and our representatives in Congress, and the media we depend on, allow this kind of secret government to function at our peril. more...  1 Comments

Photos of Dec. 1 - Rosa Parks Anniversary National Strike Against Poverty Racism, and War

Suzaka | On the 50th anniversary of Rosa Park's arrest, people gathered at Wall Street to protest Poverty, Racism and War. more...  2 Comments

New School PhD and others Face Death Penalty in Ethiopia

New School Save Nega Campaign | As of December 13th, Berhanu Nega and other leading Coalition for Unity and Democracy members are on their fifteenth day of hunger strike and need all the support they can get! more...  1 Comments

The World Can’t Wait--Drive Out the Bush Regime

World Can't Wait | Monday night’s top story on “The O’Reilly Factor” was the organization The World Can’t Wait--Drive Out the Bush Regime, which published its Call as a full-page ad in the New York Times that day. Bill O’Reilly’s guests were extreme rightwing point man, David Horowitz, and NY State Senator Tom Duane, a signer of the World Can’t Wait ad. more...  2 Comments

Cops Defend Nazis as Hundreds Protest in Toledo

Alex Gould | The truth must be told about how the police carried out a premeditated plan to violently suppress opposition to the fascist recruitment rally, and about how the state is not a neutral arbiter of free speech but a patron and defender of ultra-right terrorists. more...  3 Comments

UFPJ Rejects Working Again ANSWER

United for Peace and Justice | The national steering committee of United for Peace and Justice has decided not to coordinate work with ANSWER again on a national level. more...  36 Comments

World Can't Wait discussion on FOX

JMC | Bill O'Reilly: "the world cant wait organization are far left wing communists who are routing for the terrorists to win" more...  3 Comments

Air Marshals and Tasers

TASER IMHO | Still, detractors and proponents are battling it out over the subject of arming Sky Marshals with Tasers. more...  0 Comments

My Husband is at the Gates of Guantanamo: Why I Support Him

Jessica Stewart | Danny Burns a father, and husband of Jessica Stewart is protesting against American human rights abuses. more...  0 Comments

Torture & White Phosphorus


Large explosions reported north of London: witnesses

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One, identified only as Heather, said she heard a loud blast near the commuter town of Hemel Hempstead and could see sheets of flame soaring into the sky.

"There is a fuel depot nearby," she told BBC Television. "There are lots of houses damaged."

Police were not immediately available for comment but another eye witness also said he thought there had been an explosion at the fuel depot.

Sky News reported that the scene of the first explosion was the Bunsfield oil terminal in Leverstock Green, near Hemel Hempstead.

A Reuters witness said the blast was heard shortly after 0600 GMT in northwest London, 40 km (25 miles) away.
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Editorial Cartoon: "Stay The Course"

Mike Flugennock | "Stay the Course" in Iraq, the US ruling class keeps braying, and I for one hope they do, as it's the surest path towards their joining the old Soviet ruling class among History's Greatest Roadkill. more...  1 Comments

Violent Racists Rally in NYC Sunday

Free Palestine | UN Amb, Bolton to speak at zionist organization of america
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The Dinner will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2005; reception is at 5:30 PM, dinner at 6:30 PM at the Marriott Marquis Hotel New York City. Please call the ZOA Office 212-481-1500 -1501-1502 ect ect. to make a complaint about racism and ethnic cleansing in Palestine.

The Zionist Organization of America, founded in 1897, is the oldest pro-Israel organization in the United States. The ZOA works to strengthen U.S.-Israel relations, educates the American public and Congress about the dangers that Israel faces, and combats anti-Israel bias in the media and on college campuses. Its past presidents have included Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis and Rabbi Dr. Abba Hillel Silver.
UN Amb. John Bolton And Jerusalem Post's Caroline Glick
Speak At ZOA Brandeis Award Dinner Dec. 11 more...  5 Comments

Stop the PATRIOT Act!

populist | online action alert... more...  0 Comments

Trial of Saddam Hussein

Sara Flounders | This is an article by Sara Flounders of the IAC (International Action Center) based in New York City. She exposes the hypocrisy of trying a man who the West supported for many years. Let's not forget Ramsey Clark's own tribunal for George Bush:
Sara has been to Iraq several times. more...  0 Comments

Apartheid Israel's Defense Minister Joins the 'Attack Iran' Chorus

John Brown | In today's pro-apartheid Israeli daily Ha'aretz, the defense minister, Shaul Mofaz, joined the chorus-line of true believers advocating a military attack on Iran.

With this, Mofaz adds his name to the growing list of Zionists who believe the best way for the state of Israel to 'handle' Iran is by killing Iranians. This racist obsession with killing Muslims is by no means unique. Since the partition of Palestine and formation of the colonial settler state in 1947, the content and strategy of Mofaz's remarks echo those of virtually every Israeli statesman and woman. more...  0 Comments

Three NYC "Knuckleheads" Call A Witness Against Torture Solidarity Vigil For International Human Rights Day

Todd Eaton and Thomas Good | A group of NYC activists have called a solidarity vigil that highlights a march by 25 U.S. citizens to visit Guantanamo political prisoners. Vigil Demands Include: Stop The War; Stop The Torture; Bring The Troops Home Now and Shutdown Guantanamo! The vigil is being held at Washington Square's Arch on International Human Rights Day, Saturday December 10that 5:30 PM. The vigil was inspired by the Witness Against Torture march now underway in Cuba. more...  0 Comments


VOICES OF PALESTINE .ORG | Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Launch More Attacks on Palestinian Civilians and Property in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) more...  1 Comments

Today! Friday! International Day of Solidarity for Turkish Anarchist Political Prisoner Mehmet Tarhan!

The Mehmet Tarhan Defense Network | 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

Brooklyn activist faces life in prison on 16-count arson indictment; Bail Denied, Extradiction to Eugene, Ore. Pending

Jed Brandt | UPDATE: Bail has been denied in the case of Daniel McGowan, and each of the other arrestees around the country. McGowan will be held pending his extradition to Eugene, Ore. and his arraignment.

According to spectators at Friday's hearing, prosecutors read through posts on the NYC Indymedia newswire (including this article) and mentioned them as part of the bail hearing. They made mention of other electronic communications on Thursday, and undoubtedly their attentions are ranging far and wide.

Please refrain from speculation and innuendo on Indymedia posts related to this case.


Federal marshals arrested six environmental activists in a series of coordinated raids in four states yesterday, Dec. 8, in apparent response to a string of arsons in Oregon and Washington attributed to the Earth Liberation Front (ELF), including simultaneous attacks in 2001 at the University of Washington's Urban Horticulture Center and the Jefferson Poplar Farms in Clatskanie, Oregon. Daniel McGowan, 31 was arrested in New York City. Authorities have also stated that there will be more arrests, with at least one indictment immediately outstanding. more...  24 Comments

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