imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.05.08

by NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War Thursday, Nov. 06, 2008 at 5:15 PM
nyclaw01@gmail.com

"Obama will be able to work with his European allies to do a better job of selling the war to skeptical publics."


NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War
NYCLAW Antiwar Digest
November 5, 2008


NYCLAW Website
http://nyclaw01.wordpress.com/


Subscribe to NYCLAW Listserv
http://nyclaw01.wordpress.com/subscribe-to-nyclaw-listserv/




----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
CONTENTS

*THE DAY AFTER
*AFGHANISTAN
*IRAQ
*PALESTINE
*NYCLAW LINKS



----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
THE DAY AFTER

Obama rides to victory on wave of mass dissatisfaction
It began with frustration over the war in Iraq and broadened into fury and dismay over economic turmoil at home, with home prices falling, unemployment on the rise and consumer confidence shattered.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/05/us/politics/05senate.html?hp

Millions in streets seal Obama victory
Obama's win reflects a movement of people throughout the country who fought right-wing attacks against voters of color and who repudiated both the outright racism of the McCain-Palin campaign and the barely concealed racism of Sen. Hillary Clinton's primary campaign. It also reflects a desire to end the policies of endless war at home and abroad -- despite how Obama himself stands on the issues.
http://www.workers.org/2008/us/obama_1113/

Meanwhile, in Iraq . . .
"It's not like even if Obama is elected we'll up and leave," said Specialist James Real, 31, of Butte, Montana, as soldiers watched the returns on television at Forward Operating Base Falcon in Iraq.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/06/world/06worldreax.html?ref=world

Meanwhile, in Afghanistan . . .
"Obama will be able to work with his European allies to do a better job of selling the war to skeptical publics."
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20081104.wcampafghan04/BNStory/Afghanistan/home

Meanwhile, in Albany, GA . . .
But much in this black-majority city of 75,000 also seems the same: neighborhoods remain starkly delineated by race, blacks are still five times more likely than whites to live in poverty and the public schools have so resegregated that 9 of every 10 students are black.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/05/us/politics/05civil.html?hp

Empire with a happy face
Obama is not offering a fundamental shift. His approach is more like hegemony with a happy face.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/nov/05/barackobama-foreignpolicy

How much of a difference?
There will be under Obama marginal improvements for some Americans although the corporate state, as Obama knows, will remain our shadow government and the working class will continue to descend into poverty. . . . An Obama presidency, however, will make no difference to those in the Middle East.
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/20081103_only_nader_is_right_on_the_issues/

And what it will take for real change
Obama has promised "change," but the scale of change that is needed requires mass struggle from below.
http://socialistworker.org/2008/11/05/what-next-for-the-struggle



----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
AFGHANISTAN

Yet another U.S. massacre
A bombing run by fighter aircraft a short while later destroyed his compound and killed 37 people, including 23 children, 10 women and four men. . . . "What kind of security are the foreign troops providing in Afghanistan?"
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-afghan6-2008nov06,0,7682816.story



----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
IRAQ

Millions of Iraqis at risk from contaminated water, says Red Cross
The report found that the humanitarian situation in Iraq following the US invasion was the worst in the world.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/oct/29/iraq-middleeast-red-cross

The Torturer's Tale
It was fine to douse the prisoner with icy water and put him in front of an air-conditioner, so long as the paperwork was in order
http://www.thefirstpost.co.uk/45726,opinion,the-torturers-tale?WTmc_id=rss



----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
PALESTINE

Israel violates Gaza truce, killing 6 Palestinians
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing of six Palestinians carried out by the Israeli Occupation Forces in the Gaza Strip yesterday evening and this morning.
http://www.pchrgaza.org/files/PressR/English/2008/102-2008.html

Nablus undaunted
I am still amazed at the dignity and resolve that remains with a people who are forced to live under the strangling conditions of military control.
http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article9928.shtml



----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NYCLAW LINKS

NYCLAW Website
http://nyclaw01.wordpress.com/

About NYCLAW
http://nyclaw01.wordpress.com/about-nyclaw/

Contact NYCLAW
http://nyclaw01.wordpress.com/contact-nyclaw/

End the Occupation of Iraq -- Bring the Troops Home Now
http://nyclaw01.wordpress.com/nyclaw-button-end-the-occupation-of-iraq-bring-the-troops-home-now/

Labor for Palestine
http://nyclaw01.wordpress.com/labor-for-palestine-logo/

Subscribe to NYCLAW Listserv
http://nyclaw01.wordpress.com/subscribe-to-nyclaw-listserv/
__
Report this post as:

Local News

GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE A12 5:39PM

lausd whistle blower A10 11:58PM

Website Upgrade A10 3:02AM

Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images A04 1:02PM

UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light A02 11:58AM

Change Links April 2018 A01 11:27AM

Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 M31 6:57PM

Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! M29 7:00PM

Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! M29 6:38PM

Spring 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! M19 2:02PM

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Shows Shocking Eviction Trends in L.A. M16 5:40PM

Steve Mnuchin video at UCLA released M15 12:34AM

Actress and Philanthropist Tanna Frederick Hosts Project Save Our Surf Beach Clean Ups M06 12:10PM

After Being Told He's 'Full of Sh*t' at School Event, Mnuchin Demands UCLA Suppress Video M02 11:44AM

Resolution of the Rent Strike in Boyle Heights M01 6:28PM

What Big Brother Knows About You and What You Can Do About It M01 3:30PM

Step Up As LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Steps Down F14 2:44PM

Our House Grief Support Center Hosts 9th Annual Run For Hope, April 29 F13 12:51PM

Don’t let this LA County Probation Department overhaul proposal sit on the shelf F13 11:04AM

Echo Park Residents Sue LA Over Controversial Development F12 8:51AM

Former Signal Hill police officer pleads guilty in road-rage incident in Irvine F09 10:25PM

Calif. Police Accused of 'Collusion' With Neo-Nazis After Release of Court Documents F09 7:14PM

Center for the Study of Political Graphics exhibit on Police Abuse posters F07 9:50AM

City Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Claiming Pasadena Police Officer Had His Sister Falsely Arre F04 3:17PM

Professor's Study Highlights Health Risks of Urban Oil Drilling F04 12:42PM

Claims paid involving Pasadena Police Department 2014 to present F04 10:52AM

Pasadenans - get your license plate reader records from police F03 11:11PM

LA Times Homicide Report F03 1:57PM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

Xyloglossie attitudinale A23 8:07AM

Shadowgun Legends Hack and Cheats A23 7:24AM

What does the Quran Say About Islamic Dress?? A21 4:15PM

Biodiversité ou la nature privatisée A20 11:22AM

The Market is a Universal Totalitarian Religion A20 7:14AM

Book Available about Hispanics and US Civil War by National Park Service A19 5:52PM

The Shortwave Report 04/20/18 Listen Globally! A19 4:01PM

The Republican 'Prolife' Party Is the Party of War, Execution, and Bear Cub Murder A19 11:48AM

Neurogenèse involutive A18 9:21AM

Paraphysique de la dictature étatique A16 10:13AM

Book Review: "The New Bonapartists" A16 3:45AM

The West Must Take the First Steps to Russia A14 12:25PM

Théorie générale de la révolution ou hommage à feu Mikhaïl Bakounine A14 3:30AM

The Shortwave Report 04/13/18 Listen Globally! A12 3:50PM

“Lost in a Dream” Singing Competition Winner to Be Chosen on April 15 for ,000 Prize! A12 3:48PM

The World Dependent on Central Banks A12 4:43AM

Ohio Governor Race: Dennis Kucinich & Richard Cordray Run Against Mike DeWine A11 9:40PM

March 2018 Honduras Coup Again Update A10 10:52PM

Apologie du zadisme insurrectionnel A10 3:33PM

ICE contract with license plate reader company A10 1:14PM

Palimpseste sisyphéen A09 11:23PM

Black Portraiture(S) IV: The Color of Silence...Cuba No...Cambridge Yes A09 5:32AM

Prohibiting Micro-Second Betting on the Exchanges A09 4:18AM

Prosecutors treat Muslims harsher than non-Muslims for the same crimes A08 10:33PM

Amy Goodman interview on cell phone safety A08 10:29PM

Mesa, Arizona police officer kills unarmed white man A08 9:50PM

Israeli leaders should be prosecuted for war crimes A08 9:48PM

Paraphysique de l'autorité A08 12:11AM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy