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City College of New York Students Protest War, Racism, and the Gentrificaiton of their School Today

Adam Parson | Recruiters target CCNY students, while tuition rises as education budgets are slashed, and some students join the army in what is in effect a de facto economic draft. Last year, three studnet and one CCNY secretary were arrested while protesting the army recruiters at a career fair, and were suspended from school for one month. While students this year hope to avoid arrest, they still feel that it is necessary to expose what is happening to their school. more...  1 Comments

Women of the World United for Change in NYC

Talia Whyte | Hundreds of passionate, dynamic women- and a few men- from around the world gathered at UN headquarters on February 27 for the start of the 50th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. The event marks 60 years of working for gender equality, peace and development.

Meanwhile, truthout provides an update on Cindy Sheehan's arrest Monday at the UN.
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SF City Council Joins Impeachment Movement

Edward Epstein and Charlie Goodyear | SF's supervisors jumped into national politics by passing a resolution asking the democratic congressional delegation to seek the impeachment of president Bush for failing to perform his duties by leading the country into war, eroding civil liberties and engaging in other activities the board sees as transgressions. more...  0 Comments

Pace University Threatens CAN and SDS Activists with Explusion after Calling Bill Clinton a War Criminal

Brian Kelly | Yesterday we (Brian Kelly and Lauren Giaccone) were threatened with disciplinary actions ranging from warnings to expulsion: all for holding a peaceful rally, handing out educational flyers about Bill Clinton’s war crimes, and holding regular CAN/SDS meetings at our school.
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Update on Cindy Sheehan arrest

Brian | Not only were she and the lthe othen women malteated by police, but she originally and permision to delive the petition...it was late withdrawn by someone on high more...  3 Comments

April 29 - Kick off the fight to elect a Democratic Congres

United for Peace and Justice | A war based on lies
Spying, corruption and attacks on civil liberties
Katrina survivors abandoned by government
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XUP! presents a double feature movie night in support of Daniel McGowan Thursday, March 9 @ Time's Up! space.

bike ninja | THE F WORD (8pm) & THIS REVOLUTION (930pm)
Join us for this double feature of movie madness sure to include a few scenes of protest porn.
Come learn more about Daniel McGowan's legal case and throw down some cash to help with his mounting legal bills.
(Movies and refreshments are always free. Donations are always appreciated…even more so tonight!)
DONATIONS TONIGHT WILL GO TO THE DANIEL MCGOWAN LEGAL FUND more...  0 Comments

Groundswell for Impeachment

Dave Lindorff | A majority of Americans—a majority!—say they think President Bush should be impeached on at least two grounds, lying about Iraq’s alleged WMD threat and alleged links to Al Qaeda to justify an invasion, and NSA spying on Americans without getting a court warrant, but the media and Democratic Party leaders don’t want to admit it. more...  0 Comments

Pace University SDS Students Face Secret Service Probe

Lauren Giaccone | Inside the event, Lauren Giaccone and Brian Kelly stood up and called President Clinton a war criminal and cited the atrocities he committed during his time in office (i.e. Rwanda, Sudan, Iraq, Bosnia) It was at this time that the two students were forcibly removed by Westchester police and brought to a room within the campus where Secret Service was waiting. [See Video]

A Press Release follows: more...  24 Comments

Sunni Iraqi Arabs being killed at four times the rate of Shiite Iraqis - Robert Fisk

spinifex | Respected Beirut-based journalist Robert Fisk claims that Sunni Arabs in Iraq are being killed at four times the rate of Shiite Arabs in continuing violence in Iraq, contradicting mainstream media reports which portray the Shiites as the main victims of ongoing sectarian violence. more...  3 Comments

Empire Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry (The Indypendent)

PAUL BUHLE | Review: In the Name of Democracy: American War Crimes in Iraq and Beyond
Edited by Jeremy Brecher, Jill Cutler and Brendan Smith.
HENRY HOLT/METROPOLITAN more...  0 Comments

Another White Rose (The Indypendent)

DONALD PANETH | Review: Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
Directed by Marc Rothemund
Written by Fred Breinersdorfer more...  0 Comments

Imperial Conquest, Torture, and a Little Matter of Genocide

populist | Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. more...  0 Comments

Who Benefits from a New Division of the World?

Horst-Eberhard Richter | We in the West should be more prepared than ever to respct the cultural identities of other people. We should strive to accept their ideas and demands on us.. The problem of the West is understanding the mental constitution of the poor and humiliated, the majority who do not live in the western world. more...  0 Comments

CITE SOLEIL: Ballots & Bullets in Haiti (The Indypendent)

Andrew Stern | As the Feb. 7 elections approached, the situation in Cité Soleil changed markedly. Gone were the young men toting automatic weapons and the gunfire. Instead, militants started donning tee shirts and organizing rallies to support the presidential campaign of former Aristide ally Rene Preval. more...  0 Comments

Iraq Unravels (The Indypendent)

A.K. GUPTA | Retaliatory strikes on Sunni and Shiite mosques are still occurring, ethnic cleansing has multiplied and Shiite-based death squads are operating with impunity. The Washington Post reported that in just five days, Baghdad’s main morgue “had logged more than 1,300 dead since Wednesday... photographing, numbering and tagging the bodies as they came in over the nights and days of retaliatory raids.” The tally is almost certainly a significant undercount. more...  0 Comments

Interrogation Porn (PDF)

CIA | This PDF contains a log of entries made by interrogators who were (apparently) questioning suspected Al Qaeda prisoners. "Apparently" because there aren't many questions asked in the document. more...  1 Comments

The March 2nd Issue of The Indypendent

Indypendent Staff | The Indypendent is the award winning newspaper of New York Independent Media Center. Enjoy the PDF attached. Articles will also be posted on newswire. more...  1 Comments

Join the Anti-Imperialist Anarchist Contingent at the St. Pats Parade this Sunday!

Anarchist, not Nationalist | You Don't Have to Be Irish to Join Us this Sunday in the Anti-Imperialist Anarchist Contingent of the St. Pats-for-All Parade!

March 5th
12:00pm meet up/12:30pm parade begins
43rd Street and Skillman Avenue
Sunnyside, Queens
7 train to 46th St-Bliss St
Look for the Green and Black flags!!!! more...  1 Comments

Solidarity With the Survivors of Katrina and Rita in NYC

Suzaka | On February 28, 2006 the NY Solidarity Coalition for Katrina/Rita Survivors held a rally outside the FEMA office at Federal Plaza. After the speak out the demonstrators were marching to City Hall to protest the evictions of Katrina/Rita survivors and to demand housing for all. more...  0 Comments

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