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On the passing of Comrade Nelson Mandela (tags)

Mandela has served as a symbol of strength and hope for South Africa and the world. As one of the leaders of the African National Congress (ANC), Mandela was at the forefront of the movement for national liberation for the black majority in South Africa. He was eventually detained by the apartheid regime for his participation in the national liberation movement and was imprisoned for 27 years. Despite such hardship, his dream of freedom for his people never ceased.

Philippine Congress called to to pass "vital five" legislative bills (tags)

Akbayan Party-list urged Congress to pass important reform measures it dubbed as the “Vital Five” or the “VV” legislative bills. According to the party-list group, the “VV bills” composed of pending pieces of legislation in Congress namely the Reproductive Health bill, Freedom of Information (FoI) Bill, Anti-political dynasty Bill, the Sin Tax Bill, and the amendments to the Cybercrime Prevention Law, were necessary reform bills.

Gulf alert: Entire La. communities where vomiting blood (tags)

The weapon of mass destruction unleashed on Americans is an act of war. People of the Gulf Coast are pleading for support. Thus far, the WikiLeaks modified limited hangout has distracted the anti-war and truth movements from a war being waged on millions of Americans needing their solidarity.

Honduran President Zelaya earns high marks for governance (tags)

"MCC's eligibility criteria include a commitment to "just and democratic governance." The pattern of actions taken by Honduras beginning on June 28, 2009, is inconsistent with this commitment and MCC's eligibility criteria. For the record, under the Zelaya administration, according to the MCC fiscal year 2010 scorecard, Honduras turned in grades well above passing with respect to “political rights,” “civil liberties” and “voice and accountability” — the latter, described by MCC, as “the ability of institutions to protect civil liberties; the extent to which citizens of a country are able to participate in the selection of governments; and the independence of the media.”

Why Sunland project is absolutely possible and why it has to be done? (tags)

Many people are constantly asking us: “How are you going to arrange proper living conditions and other facilities for the sunlanders? How are you going to organize Sunland’s economy?” Some people even express doubts in our fairness, while quite the contrary others reproach us in unrealism and keenness on empty fantasies. In this short article I shall try to prove that the Sunland project is a genuine project and more over its significance goes beyond the framework of an ordinary settlement in some obscure location.

CA Military Mom's New Book About War and Mothers Launches (tags)

Susan Galleymore made international headlines by taking the extraordinary and even dangerous step of traveling to Iraq in 2004 to visit her soldier son stationed on a military base in the so-called Sunni Triangle, north of Baghdad. What she found in Iraq – the horrors of war which was at once heartbreaking and compelling - challenged her to continue her journey interviewing mothers in war zones including Iraq, Israel and the West Bank, Lebanon, Syria, Afghanistan and the US. These powerful first-person stories offer dramatic insight into the impact of war on mothers, families, communities, in those countries. On Sunday afternoon, May 3rd, local military moms, musicians, poets, and artists will celebrate the publication of Susan Galleymore’s new book Long Time Passing: Mothers Speak About War and Terror by Pluto Press / Palgrave MacmIllian.

Passing Poston (tags)

During WWII thousands of Japanese Americans were forcibly detained in camps. 11th

HR 6304 Sets New Referendum; Fire all the Traitors! (tags)

Our representatives have turned on us. It is very clear, with the passage of HR6304 in the House of Representatives, that it will be up to us to make a difference in this country.

More Racist Moves by the Police of Orange County (tags)

The City of Orange, CA will be passing an ordinance Saturday, January 11th criminalizing day laborers. The City of Orange has a memo of understanding with ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) stating that the local police force can and will cooperate with ICE in the aprehension of criminalized "illegal" immigrants.

Brazil: Road passing taxes lose in the states and win in federal justice. (tags)

after pleasant expensive sojourns in resorts to the costs of the association of banks that control the road passing taxes say that signed contracts have to be fulfilled.

SF City Council Joins Impeachment Movement (tags)

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 and eroding civil liberties.

The Battle for Student Political Expression! (tags)

The Battle for Student Political Expression! We can't accept the authorities banning students' protest! These are our youth. They have the right to fight for their future.

Video of Trembling After Passing Blood Clot After Alabama Court Session, Nazi Stronghold (tags)

In this short video clip, filmed in early 2004, I was trembling out of fear after passing a blood clot from my head after a court session in Mobile Alabama. I never did it before or since. Dead Alabama Senator Michael Figures, Ralph Nader

9/14 Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 2) (tags)

Los Angeles, CA - Across the street from an institution of higher learning, the Los Angeles DREAM Fast and Vigil participants continued their efforts to inform the public about the significance and necessity of passing the DREAM Act.

June 11: Honor Memory of Ray Charles 1930-2004 (tags)

On June 11, 2004, we mourn the passing and celebrate the life of Ray Charles. With the passing of outstanding musician Ray Charles on June 10, 2004, our "national day of mourning: on June 11, 2004 should resound with the music of Ray Charles, who came from the poorest of the poor of the African-American community of the US.

RIP Edward Said (tags)

The world is all the more emptier with the passing of Edward Said on Wednesday evening.

A SALUTE TO WALTER SISULU (tags)

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africans mourned the passing of anti-apartheid hero Walter Sisulu, who died peacefully on Monday at the age of 90 in the arms of his wife. Sisulu, a veteran of the struggle against white minority rule in South Africa and long-time friend and mentor to Nelson Mandela, had suffered from Parkinson's disease.

NRA turns on Libertarian Free Stater (tags)

"What is even more bizarre to me is that the National Rifle Association would have one of its own members arrested for passing out literature that supports the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms."

Print this 'zine with first aid/chem weapons info (from Black Cross Health Collective) (tags)

Many activists don't have internet access (or read LA Indymedia). Passing this information about tear gas, pepper spray, and demo first aid out to the LA activist community will help make us all stronger and better able to demonstrate for peace and against this insane war.

Print this 'zine (from Black Cross Health Collective) with first aid/chem weapons info (tags)

Many activists don't have internet access (or read LA Indymedia). Passing this information about tear gas, pepper spray, and demo first aid out to the LA activist community will help make us all stronger and better able to demonstrate for peace and against this insane war.

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