War & Peace
Don Paneth | At the United Nations, one can consider all the environmental, political, social and economic dilemmas of the world. It is a dispiriting endeavor, in the late summer of 2005, as the U.N.’s 191 member states prepare to meet both at its 60th annual General Assembly and in a high-level summit of heads of state, premiers, and foreign ministers.
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@ | National Guard attacks residents of NOLA-We should attack the National Guard more... 16 Comments
imcista | NYC Indymedia volunteer Antrim Caskey has spent the last several weeks in Afghanistan, documenting the situation in that country. More pictures and a travel-blog are available at:
crossposted from Hunter-CAN | There will be a speakout at Hunter College at 1:00pm Wednesday September 7th demanding money for hurricane relief, not war. more... 1 Comments
ENOUGH | Last September, a Category 5 hurricane battered the small island of Cuba with 160-mile-per-hour winds...NO ONE DIED more... 6 Comments
Trying not to throw up | I guess if you are stuck in the Superdome and are white you can get evacuated while everyone else rots. Here's part of an article sympathetic to their plight straight from the BBC's web page.
Luz Schreiber | The streets were filled with dozens of cardboard peace doves, witty signs and handmade posters. Each day there was something interesting and different happening that captured people’s and the media’s attention. It was truly inspiring to participate in a protest that coupled creativity with sharp political criticism. more... 0 Comments
Hanson Jones | The overwhelming majority of protests around the city during the Republican National Convention were peaceful, but the police tactics used against them were not. More than 1,800 people were arrested. more... 1 Comments
A.K. Gupta | In the age of the Patriot Act, the protests around the Republican National Convention last summer were undoubtedly historic. The display of massive public dissent was a victory for all participants. more... 4 Comments
Nicholas Powers | “Have you heard about the Jews? Four thousand of them called in sick the morning of 9/11. Did you
maureen | This letter is both a call for introspection and action to aid the victims of Hurricane Katrina and a failed system of government. more... 0 Comments
Atilla Kotanyi | September 24th: We Carry A New World In Our Hearts---A call for a Revolutionary Anti-Authoritarian Bloc Against the War and Capitalism more... 2 Comments
a handful of St. Louis' unwanted children o | We wrote this text because we felt the level of discussion regarding the aftermath of hurricane Katrina needs to move beyond the rhetoric of cheering or condemning looters, cheering or condemning the authorities, or simply crying for the victims. "Oh my god, I can't believe this is happening," or "I told you so," or "People are dying!" just send us talking in circles. We want the U.S. (and possibly the world) to launch into the unknown- the total breakdown of the social order- and then continue pushing for a self-organized society. more... 0 Comments
Gary Sudborough | Some thoughts about the catastrophe in New Orleans more... 0 Comments
your friendly local anarchists | text from a flyer made by some nyc anarchists and the pdf to print it out more... 1 Comments
XY | “This place is going to look like Little SOMALIA,” Brig. Gen. Gary Jones, commander of the Louisiana National Guard’s Joint Task Force told Army Times Friday as hundreds of armed troops under his charge prepared to launch a massive citywide security mission from a staging area outside the Louisiana Superdome. “We’re going to go out and take this city back. This will be a combat operation to get this city under control.” more... 2 Comments
An attendee | The following pictures are of a rally held at the military recruitment cetner at Times Square calling for Money for hurricane victims not for war:
World Can't Wait National Office | Accountablilty for the magnitude of human suffering in the disaster along the Gulf Coast lies squarely on the shoulders of the government in general and the Bush Regime in particular. THIS FACT MUST BE ALLOWED TO BE KNOWN! more... 2 Comments
Maioan Person | There is a new song written to honor Cindy
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