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Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California (tags)

Five serious candidates for governor of California in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election debated at San Jose State University on May 10, 2018 because they were systematically excluded or, in one case, marginalized in the mainstream televised debate.

September 2017 Honduras coup update (tags)

This September 2017 in Honduras. Journalist who spoke up against biofuel industries locally was killed. Another journalist couple that resound voices of those who struggle who were attempted against a month before, this month received another death threat. Students' struggle and the repression against them continue with 22 new arrests against students and 4 arrests against human rights defenders who tried to intervene, with one student subsequently denied bail. A farmer was assassinated as the farming communities were militarised a month into a new mass land occupation. News on all this and more..

October 2016 Honduras coup update – murders and many blatant attacks continue (tags)

October 2016 news in Honduras is here. Two farmers leaders of the Bajo Aguan palm plantations occupations were killed. They also tried to kill two Copinh leaders on two separate occasions on the same date when the sun was not around. Shameless attacks by state against those who protest, especially those of Copinh. Check out Melissa Cardoza's piece about this, that one tried to translate to english, but best to check out the original in Spanish if you hablas español.

August 2016 Honduras Coup Update (tags)

Another month of terror this August 2016 in Honduras. Farmers attempted against on two unrelated incidents (unrelated except they both involve attacks against farmers who organise to collectivise and work on land), one was killed in the crossfire. Another media closed off for being one that speaks up. The government blatantly announced investigation, surveillance and tracking against a list of human rights defenders. It arbitrarily arrested two other women human rights defenders. Its uni authorities covered up murals in memory of the assassinated indigenous activist Bertha Caceres that students painted with love and rage. Another enviro activist spoke up about threats they are getting. A young politician with an activist background was murdered. Snipers appeared at a protest. Agrarian Department suffered massive cuts, embodying an attack on land redistribution, in addition to job cuts.

San Jose city council elections finds criminal behavior acceptable for city leaders (tags)

another scandal brewing in San Jose city council elections

I Was Renditioned By The FBI In San Jose de Peten, Guatemala (tags)

About six months ago I contacted a man by the name of "Federico Machon" in San Jose de Peten Guatemala, on couchsurfing.com. We discussed nothing with each other online, other than going fishing; little did I know what he really meant.

5 Whistleblowers Of Many Who Have Exposed CIA Role In Cocaine or Crack Distribution (tags)

50 years of CIA Drug Smuggling

San Jose affordable housing law headed to U.S. Supreme Court (tags)

Wealth is really socially produced. The state takes enormous risks and makes massive investments in schools, hospitals, roads, food safety and environmental care to make private wealth possible. Tax justice, closing tax havens and public investment are vital.

The U.S. Social Forum Puts San José on the Map of Social Change (tags)

Another World is Possible! The United States Social Forum 2015 was held in San José at the end of June. A thousand activists from hundreds of organizations worked on strategies for necessary alternatives and system change.

NEW BOOKS BY FILIPINO SCHOLAR E. SAN JUAN Jr. (tags)

U.S. based scholar E San Juan, Jr. published two recent books of interest to Filipinos, Fil-Americans and readers/speakers of Filipino, the national language of the Philippines dealing with African-American involvement in the Philippine revolution, OFWs, women's liberation, cultural politics in the Philippines, etc.

CELEBRATING JOSE RIZAL (tags)

Prof Lim's review of E. San Juan's radical interpretation of Rizal in SISA'S VENGEANCE (amazon.com) focuses on Rizal's view of women as actual/potential agencies in the national liberation struggle of the Philippines from Spanish colonialism and U.S. imperialism. Dec. 30 marks the anniversary of Rizal's execution by the Spanish colonial govt., making him the national hero of the Filipino people.

Gary Webb Crucified For Revealing CIA Connection To Crack Cocaine (tags)

Gary Webb of the San Jose Mercury News revealed CIA creation of the crack cocaine epidemic in the US. The Los Angeles Times assigned 17! reporters to discredit him. A new movie "Kill The Messenger" tells the story.

REMEMBERING JOSE RIZAL AND SISA, THE ANTI-POSTCOLONIAL DIFFEREND (tags)

June 19 this year marks the 53rd anniversary of the Philippines' national hero Jose Rizal's birthday. In Nov 1884, Rizal joined mass demonstrations in Madrid to protest the government's repressive policies. He wrote to his family:"Filipinos are dishonored, entrapped, debased, opposed and tyrannized," so he had to disguise himself three times. The following review centers on Rizal's ideas and Sisa, the character in Rizal's novel, who symbolizes the "wretched of the earth," discussed in E. San Juan's book, SISA'S VENGEANCE (available at amazon.com & createspace).

Free workshop helps undocumented youths become DACA-mented (tags)

The San José Peace and Justice Center and the Justice Studies Program at San José State University held a free workshop to assist undocumented youths in filling out the complex applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Bolivarianism Wins Big (tags)

Venezuela

San Jose Imam linked to Hezbollah arrested in Mexico (tags)

Rafic Mohammad Labboun Allaboun arrested in Mexico

Student Activists Receive Gertrude Welch Peace and Justice Award (tags)

Student Advocates for Higher Education (SAHE) was honored by the San José Peace and Justice Center for the service, activism, tenacity, and courage of its students, and especially of its undocumented members. Representatives Mike Honda and Zoe Lofgren participated in the ceremony held at San José State University.

THOMAS JEFFERSON x JOS? BONIF?CIO DE ANDRADA (tags)

In Brazil we never asked what the USA have to teach to our country. The answer would be just ANYTHING.

Night with Jose Rizal, October 16 in LA (tags)

"Isang Gabi ni Rizal". Bantay Pilipinas- USA will. again venture into another ground breaking event - a multi media celebration of the heroism and artistry of the Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal on October 16, 2010 This will be held at the East West Players in the heart of Los Angeles' Little Tokyo -at the East West Players (EWP) Theater, 120 Judge Aiso St. Los Angeles, CA, 90012 "Isang Gabi ni Rizal" will feature a full reception replete with chamber music, wine table, verses from Rizal's work, exhibition of paintings by U.S. based Filipino artists, books and Rizal inspired publications and a sumptuous Filipino style light buffet.

CANDIDATE TO PRESIDENT OF BRAZIL CHOOSES IRRELEVANT VICE-PRESIDENT (tags)

The future of a nation in risk.

Animal farm within the national democratic revolution in the Philippines (tags)

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) says that all comrades are equal, and cadres fulfill division of tasks within the organization. All are subject to Party policies under the principle of the individual is subordinate to the organization, the lower organ is subordinate to the higher organ, and the whole Party is under the Central Committee.

Cinco de Mayo Street Celebrations Shut Down by San José Police (tags)

During Cinco de Mayo celebrations, residents of San José faced daytime checkpoints, citations, and arrests on a scale not matched by any other festival of the year. By 10 pm the focus appeared to be diverting cars and mostly-Latino youths from the downtown area, effectively evacuating the city center and shutting down street celebrations on two nights.

Is the Next Archbishop a Fascist Sympathizer (tags)

Archbishon Jose Gomez is from Mexico, but his roots are also in Opus Dei, an organization that flourished under Franco's Spain.

FREEMASONRY TAKES THE WORST IN BRAZIL (tags)

A delicious news.

BRAZILIAN GOVERNOR QUOTED FOR VICE-PRESIDENT OF CANDIDATE JOSÉ SERRA IS ARRESTED (tags)

n Brazil all of the lambs are wolves.

San José Peace and Justice Award Honors Free Gaza Pioneers (tags)

The San Jose Peace and Justice Center awarded its Gertrude Welch Peace and Justice Award to pioneers of the Free Gaza Movement who sailed the first small boats to break the Israeli siege of Gaza. The award prompted the city of Milpitas to present commendations and Congressman Mike Honda to award Congressional recognition to the recipients.

Call to the Peoples of México to Organize the Revocation of the Presidency of Felipe Calde (tags)

"This crisis brings into question the future of the Mexican Nation and it’s people. In this political scheme by the grand capitalists, domestic and foreign, we lack hope. The Mexican people do not have a place in this world of neoliberal globalization except as pariahs and a disposable labor force. Given these circumstances, we need a patriotic transformation and a democratization of the political system, the economy and the culture that can confront this deep crisis of our country and the problems of the Mexican people. We need a transformation that will push out the bourgeois oligarchy and the political class that governs the state and the imperialist domain of Mexico. There is a need to construct a new majority that includes all of the patriotic forces that will install a new government and a new state. A new majority that is capable of taking back control and the property of the productive forces and strategic resources of the nation, and also able to guarantee sustainable development, social justice, national sovereignty, the autonomy of the indigenous pueblos and the practice of popular democracy."

These are the coup leaders (tags)

"1. All of these people used their positions to plot, cause, or finance the breakdown of constitutional order with the kidnapping and extradition of President Zelaya, which culminated in the coup.??2. They are directly responsible for the deaths, injuries, imprisonment, and the unease imposed upon Honduran society; they have destroyed democracy and ruined Honduras' image nationally and internationally.??3. The coup leaders reactivated the anti-terrorist and anti-communist organization called the Alliance for Honduras' Progress (APROH), which operated in the 1980s. Their greed and lack of culture prevented them from understanding that the people are free to choose the political and ideological system that will offer them security and well-being."

Jose Compean to appear in Temecula parade (tags)

Former U.S. Border Patrol agent, Jose Compean, whose sentence for shooting a suspected smuggler was later commuted by President George W. Bush is scheduled to take part in Temecula’s Fourth of July parade as the guest of a conservative group.

On the 148th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal: To Rebel is justified (tags)

“There are no tyrants if there are no slaves” We are one with the Filipino people in commemoration of the 148th birth anniversary of the great Filipino patriot, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. His birth anniversary is significant indeed in the turbulent times the nation is facing. Our situation hardly changed. This time, we are not under a colonial Spanish masters but under the tyranny of a local despot named Gloria-Macapagal Arroyo who serves at the pleasure of her US imperialist masters. Instead of the dreaded Spanish Guardia Civil, we have the obedient Armed Forces and the PNP that wrecked havoc on the people.

Silicon Valley Proclaims May 15th Palestinian Cultural Day (tags)

Palestinian Cultural Day was officially proclaimed by the cities of San José, Sunnyvale, and Milpitas, and by Santa Clara County in a ceremony on May 15, 2009. The day celebrates Palestinian heritage and remembers the Palestinian Catastrophe in the hope that it will never be repeated.

San José Police Department Targets Latinos, Photo Survey Shows (tags)

Photographic documentation of 14 daytime vehicle stops per hour within a 4-block section of Santa Clara Street during Cinco de Mayo celebrations substantiates a deliberate policy of targeting Latinos by the San José Police Department. Only a citizen police review board can represent a broad range of community interests and ensure police accountability.

Beware of scam artist JOSE LUIS GALVAN Los Angeles tow truck driver (tags)

My car needed a tow, i called aaa which i have a membership with. They sent a company called Hollywood Independent Towing to tow my car Jose Luis Galvan was the driver. He is a scam artist/ compulsive liar and acts as if he is the sweetest, most helpful/caring man in the world. He convinced me/tricked me into believing he can help me get a newer 2008 suv (repoed) from a federal auction lot and asked me to put a third down as a down payment. After you make the deal with him, he gives you a receipt and disappears. Luckily the receipt has his home address and name. I am aware of another person who was scammed in a different way and an employee of Hollywood Independent Towing admit to me while searching for him that he has scammed other towing customers as well. Please read more.

Month-long Gaza Protests in U.S. were the Largest Ever for Palestinian Rights (tags)

In an unprecedented outpouring of popular opposition to U.S. policy supporting the Israeli invasion of Gaza, a full month of nearly continuous protests brought tens of thousands into the streets. Arab American youths mobilized as never before. Even after Israel’s troop withdrawal, advocates for the human rights of Palestinians in Gaza vowed to continue the campaign until Israel lifts its blockade on the tiny territory.

Free Gaza Activists Welcomed Home as Heroes, then Join Protest Against Israeli War (tags)

After spending six months in Gaza and Cyprus working tirelessly to defy the Israeli blockade of the Palestinian territory and defend Palestinians from military attacks, two San Jose residents found upon their return that the protests that they had helped start had mushroomed a hundred-fold in response to Israel’s invasion of Gaza.

CBC SWEEPS FACLA ELECTIONS (tags)

The Coalition for A Better Community (CBC) 15-person slate led by former FACLA vice-president Rizalino Manuel that swept the Nov 16-18, 2008 Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) board of directors elections for the year 2009-2001 will meet on Nov. 30 to elects its executive officers. The elections was held and the counting of votes was conducted by a private elections agency hired by FACLA. The counting of vote and the formal declaration of the outcome of the elections was held in FACLA on Nov 16 and 18, 2008. The CBC made a clean sweep of the elections like what they did in 2001 and 2004 under the leadership of De. Jose Baldonado.

AJLPP Condemns RP-US war games in Luzon, Says It's An Act of Armed Intervention (tags)

As Philippine and US troops began Wednesday a two-week integrated ground and air training meant to improve their forces' skills in fighting terrorism and responding to disasters and security situations. the AJLPP condems such acts of brazen military intervention in the Philippines.

Oaxaca; The Murder of Another Social Activist (tags)

Version en español sigue Our hearts are full of sadness and rage because our sister Sali was brutally raped and murdered 20 minutes from San Jose del Pacifico and up to this moment the Oaxacan Attorney General's Office, as is its custom, is not doing anything regarding the fact that there exist witnesses who have information to identify those responsible.

El Zar de la Prensa y los Derechos Humanos (tags)

¿Podrá el obispo liberarse de sus compromisos con los zares de la SIP para hacer justicia con las víctimas del Operativo Cóndor?

Hotel Workers Rising: Call for Liveable Wages and Humane Workloads (tags)

Hotel service workers of the union Unite Here! Local 19 demonstrated in front of downtown San Jose hotels. They won community support for their 2008 contract negotiations as part of a larger struggle to transform traditionally low-wage hospitality jobs into unionized family-sustaining employment nationwide.

AJLPP Condemns Dutch court orders prosecution of Prof. Jose Maria Sison (tags)

The Dutch authorities are at it again! The Alliance Philippines today condemns the Dutch court orders that give prosecutors the go-ahead Thursday to pursue murder charges against Philippine communist leader Jose Maria Sison, despite an earlier dismissal of the case. "Today, the District Court of The Hague decided in camera that the Public Prosecution Service may continue the prosecution of Jose Maria Sison for involvement in, among other matters, a number of murders committed in the Philippines in 2003 and 2004," said a press statement of the court. The AJLPP National Coordinator Mario Santos today said: “The order of Dutch authorities at the behest of its US imperialist allies is a terrible blow to the cause of peace in the Philippines and fodder for the continuing war of terror against the Filipino people. The peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) have already been stalled for four years."

May Day becomes an annual tradition for immigrant and workers' rights (tags)

In San José and all across the United States, marches for immigrant and workers' rights are reviving the long-dormant American tradition of May Day. While legislation for comprehensive immigration reform has stalled in Congress, demonstrators are poised to take the struggle to the next level.

Day Laborer Remebered, 1 year after Killed in Rancho Cucamonga during Minutemen Protest (tags)

Approximately 200 gathered today in honor of Jose Fernando Pedraza, a Jornalero (day laborer), leader, and friend, who died while defending his right to be a worker in Rancho Cucamonga. March to city hall demanding Pedraza's dying wish, which was a day labor center.

Represión a los trabajadores de Sidor en Venezuela (tags)

Ante esta represión los trabajadores gritaban indignados "¡¿Dónde está el Socialismo del Gobierno?!, acaso ¿Socialismo es Represión?, ¿Acaso esta es la La Guardia Nacional Revolucionaria?"

Cuba: Freedom, Dignity and Solidarity (tags)

Cuba: Freedom, Dignity and Solidarity

Sison belie AFP’s decimation claim, say numbers actually growing (tags)

NDF consultant Prof. jose maria Sison refuted the military’s claim that the rebel group is weakening as its membership is being decimated due to the continuous offensive operations against it by government forces and the string of rebel surrenderees, saying its numbers are even growing nationwide. In a statement sent to the media, CPP founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison said the CPP’s armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), is now working the expansion of guerrillas that will cover all 173 congressional districts in the country

Attacks in Argentina and Belgium in solidarity with Gabriel and Jose (tags)

Fire to the state, to capital and its prisons.

More reports on international solidarity with anarchist prisoners Jose and Gabriel (tags)

Jose Fernandez Delgado and Gabriel Pombo da Silva are anarchists from Spain who are now serving 14 and 13 year sentences respectively in German prison.

FREE PROF. JOSE MARIA SISON, ILPS CHAIR (tags)

The Justice For Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) , an alliance of more than 60 veterans, students and community organizations based in the United States vehemently condemned and protests the arbitrary arrest and continued detention of Prof. Jose Maria Sison, the current chair of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) by the Dutch government with the prodding’s and collaboration of the Philippine government.

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RALLY AUG.30 at 6;00 PM at Phil Consulate General (tags)

CALL TO ACTION: In Los Angeles, join AJLPP for the emergency mobilization to demand the release of Jose Maria Sison and call for the resumption of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations Thursday, 8/30/07, at 6:00 pm at the Philippine Consulate: 3600 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010. If you have questions, please call (213) 241-0906.

For a Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines, Free Prof. Jose Maria Sison Now! (tags)

The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP or Alliance Philippines) vehemently condemns the arrest and detention today, August 28, 2007, by the Dutch authorities of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief political consultant, Prof. Jose Maria Sison. The arrest of Prof. Joma Sison impedes the course of a just and lasting peace in the Philippines. The incident derails the prospect of the resumption of peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the NDFP. The Filipino people’s prosperity and future depends on the resolution of the protracted civil war raging in the Philippines and the determined principled pursuit and eventual conclusion of GRP-NDFP peace talks.

Jose Padilla Trial a Fraud and a Sham! (tags)

According to his lawyers, Padilla was held in a windowless 9-by-7-foot cell with no mattress, pillow, clock, calendar or contact with the outside world. His period of total isolation lasted almost two years while, according to his lawyers, interrogators plied him with hallucinogenic drugs in an effort to extract information.

Depleted Uranium Blasts to Increase Near SF/San Jose - Video News Clip (tags)

A recent news clip that discusses Lawrence Livermore Laboratory's permit application to blast 8,000 lbs of contaminants including Depleted Uranium near San Francisco/San Jose area. The SF Bay can be seen off into the distance on your left.

EUROPEAN COURT ANNUL TERRORIST LISTING OF PROF. JOSE MA. SISON (tags)

In its judgment issued in Luxembourg yesterday, in Case T-47/03 of Jose Maria Sison versus Council of the European Union, the European Court of First Instance (ECFI) in Luxembourg annulled the Council of the European Union (EU) decision blacklisting Prof. Sison as a “terrorist”. The ECFI ruled that the Council of the EU violated the rights of Prof. Sison to defense, the obligation to state reasons and the right to effective judicial protection. There had never been any competent judicial authority calling him to a criminal investigation or any court hearing regarding any terrorist act. The ECFI also ordered the Council of the EU to bear the costs of the litigation incurred by Prof. Sison and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) which acted as an intervener in his favor.

Confirmed---6 Day Laborers Kidnapped (tags)

Press Conference Re: 6 Day Laborers Kidnapped and Death of a Worker Leader

Day Laborer, Companero, Friend to many--Killed Sat. during MinuteKLAN's 5 de mayo protest (tags)

Don Jose Fernando, 57 years old, elder to many and regarded as the "moral leader" of the Rancho Cucamonga Day Labor site on Arrow Hwy and Grove St., was killed by car during MinuteKLAN's 5 de mayo protest. The harrasing presence & distraction of the RACISTS held responsible -and- the DAY LABOR SITE that Don Jose fought for is DEMANDED even with even greater force!!!

Colombia - Paramilitaries are threatening student leaders in University of Atlantico (tags)

The Secretary of Human Rights of the ACEU (Colombian Association of University Students) denounces these facts that are putting in danger the physical integrity of the leaders of the University of the Atlantico.

Stop Fascist Aggression in the Basque Country! (tags)

Two new fascist attacks have been reported to the police in Vitoria in the Basque Country. The first attack took place on December 12 at 10:15am in front of the headquarters of the UGT, in the Metalworkers' Federation, when UGT union members, with thirty years experience, attempted to seek refuge from the aggression of an individual of around 30 years of age who had attacked them on the streets as they put up posters. The man was able to gain access to UGT headquarters, with the passivity and then collaboration of the security guard, José Víñas who worked for the security company, Vinsa. He was equally aggressive with the two union members for putting up posters with his photo (Víñas is a known fascist who met regularly with a group of fascists at the UGT headquarters. One fascist was able to gain access to the UGT headquarters and provoke a problem

The Plaza is covered (tags)

THE Granma yacht, the emblematic boat of the Rebel Army, once again sailed through the waters of dignity. On this occasion, it moved through a sea of Cuban children who escorted it down Paseo Avenue and through José Martí Plaza de la Revolución waving their blue kerchiefs. A military band played “La Lupe,” a song composed by Commander of the Revolution Juan Almeida Bosque before the revolutionary expeditionaries departure from Mexico in 1956...

a message from Mayor Ron Gonzalez (tags)

my comments

LETTER TO PRESIDENT FOX: STOP THE REPRESSION (tags)

Yesterday, the city of Oaxaca was taken by an enormous force of some 5,000 troops of the Federal Preventive Police and the result has been disastrous:

“CESE LA REPRESION” (tags)

Se anexa Carta a Vicente Fox de los presbíteros de OaxacaLIC.

Jose Angel Gutierrez | "Viva La Causa" Series (tags)

Exceptional lectures on "La Causa" 500 Years of Chicano Hisotry

Social Justice Art at Carlotta's Passion (tags)

The Saturday evening's NELAart Night at Carlotta's Passion Fine Art features works by artists engaged in social justice

A rich town with too many poor (tags)

São josé dos Campos is among the richiest towns in Brazil. However, in spite the Mayor trying to hide, the homeless showed up today.

Of Knighthoods and Commanders (tags)

about the decoration made to Bob Petterson, a famous Brazilian politician

JOSE MARIA SISON VERSUS COUNCIL OF EUROPEAN UNION, (tags)

On Tuesday 30 May 2006 from 9 :30 a.m. onward, the Court of First Instance of the European Communities will examine the legality of the antiterrorist list adopted by the Council of the European Union in the case of Filipino professor Jose Maria Sison. Can the Ministers of the 25 European countries qualify a person as a terrorist and exclude him from economic life with neither evidence nor due process? The stake is crucial for all the defenders of fundamental rights in Europe.

May Day March in San Jose Taken-Over by the State (tags)

As a representative of San Jose’s radical community, I was deeply frustrated and hurt by the mass consumerism that controlled the May 1st March in San Jose.

España franquista: amenaza de golpe militar (tags)

Un general advierte de que las fuerzas armadas actuarán si los catalanes aprueban un Estatut que les otorgue la independencia

Local Marine Killed in Iraq (tags)

Marine Cpl. Carlos Pineda, 23, Los Angeles; Killed During a Rescue in Iraq

CubaNews Commentary May 19, 2005 (tags)

May 19th is a very important date in world and Cuban history. Fighters for a better world who were born on this date include: Malcolm X, Ho Chi Minh, Lorraine Hansberry and Yuri Kochiyama.

BTL:French Farmer and Global Social Justice Activist Jose Bove Describes... (tags)

...Fight for Food Sovereignty Around the World ~ Interview with Jose Bove, Anti-corporate globalization activist conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Thurs. 3/31 7pm: Brother of Slain Spanish Journalist Jose Couso Joins Amy Goodman in LA (tags)

An Evening with Amy Goodman, award-winning journalist, host of Democracy Now! and author of the best-selling book, The Exception to the Rulers. Joined by Javier Cosou, brother of Spanish Journalist killed at the Palestine Hotel in Iraq

America in 99 points (tags)

America-is. ONLINE PUBLISHER ON AMERICA ISSUES America-is.com is an European online publisher focusing on America and American issues. We publish texts or artworks from all religious, sexual and political orientations. However, we only publish contributions concerning America or American issues. Our first text is called America.

Tortured in the San Jose Main Jail (tags)

Martín Rodriguez, , says he was tortured in the San Jose Main Jail while spending 115 days there on drug charges. His public defender demanded he plead guilty and he is seeking adequate representation for a plea of innocent. His cause has been taken up by the Barrito Defense Committee of San Jose.

TRANSCRIPT: Interview with Gary Webb in 1998 Re-Broadcast Today on Democracy Now! (tags)

Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who wrote a series of stories linking the CIA to crack cocaine trafficking in Los Angeles, is dead at age 49. We hear an 1998 interview with Gary Webb on Democracy Now! and we speak with his colleague, veteran investigative journalist Robert Parry. [includes rush transcript]

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq, Grandmother Dies On Way to Funeral (tags)

Army Private First Class Jose Ricardo Flores The grandmother of a local soldier killed in Iraq earlier this week died in a car crash as she traveled from Mexico to attend his funeral.

Germany backs Spain 'not caving in' to Bush or Terrorism (tags)

European Union Commission President Romano Prodi also backed Spain's plans to pull its troops out of Iraq.

Senate candidate believes children should have sex with adults (tags)

The Libertarian candidate responded to an ad in Swingers Digest magazine, telling an undercover San Jose policewoman that he wanted her to teach one of his young family members about sex while he had sex with another.

200,000 in Spain protest Iraq War! (tags)

Hundreds of thousands of antiwar protesters marched in Madrid Spain to call for an end to the U.S. occupation of Iraq. Calls were also made for the total withdrawal of some 1,300 Spanish troops from Iraq. The anti-Imperialist protestors held banners and placards that denounced the idiot Cowboy in the Whitehouse, as well as his puppet... Prime Minister of Spain, Jose Maria Aznar. Protestors also carried thousands of pictures of Spanish television cameraman Jose Couso, who was murdered along with Reuters TV cameraman Taras Protsyuk when U.S. occupation soldiers fired a tank shell at the media hotel where the two were working in Baghdad. The massive anti-war protest was held to mark the first anniversary of demonstrations held around the world when nearly 15 Million people marched to oppose the U.S. oil war against Iraq (Reuters photo/Andrea Comas).

Padilla and the teetering scales (tags)

Jose Padilla won reprieve from the courts today who ruled that his designation as an enemy combatant by our own King George was unconstitutional. After over a year in confinement, shredded habeus corpus, and not even one charge brought against him, he is finally entitled to a fair trial.

JOSE GALVAN ARTISTE PEINTRE MONTMARTRE PARIS (tags)

This native painter of ASPE (Spain) it made a long stay in MADRID: the richnesses contained with the Museum of Prado were for him an illumination and the memory of the large Masters continues it during its displacements in the Iberian peninsula.

Emotions Flare During Forum On Police-Involved Shootings (tags)

"The police officer must be brought up on second-degree murder charges,"...SAN JOSE, CA July 24, 2003 - Police Chief Bill Lansdowne is officially moving to San Diego where he will take over the reins as the city's new police chief.

FREE JOSE BOVE (tags)

MAIL PRESIDENT CHIRAC AND WRITE TO JOSE BOVE IN PRISON

JOSE BOVE ARRESTED! (tags)

French Anti-Globalization leader, Jose Bove, was arrested at his farmhouse by nearly 100 Policemen. Militants from the Peasant Confederation demonstrate in the courtyard of Rodez's police headquarters to protest the arrest of anti-globalization hero Jose Bove(AFP/Eric Cabanis)

First They Came For Jose Padilla (tags)

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Violent Repression in Oaxaca, Mexico on 1/25...Support Needed! (tags)

Information on the most recent Mexican government sponsored repression against Indigenous communities in Oaxaca. After two shots to the chest and abdomen, Jaime Betanzos remains in serious condition.

Gary Webb on CIA drug dealing and press censorship (Interview, mp3) (tags)

Gary Webb, one of 18 contributors to the new book, "Into The Buzzsaw" -- on press censorship. Interview, roughly 35 minutes, Black-Op Radio, mp3

Updates on prisoners (tags)

1) Volkert pleads guilty 2) Two new AR prisoners 3) Update on Benjamin (USA Animal Rights Prisoner) 4) Three new Ploughshares prisoners 5) Plougshares prisoner released 6) Jose Bove gets 14 months imprisonment (BBC report)

Anti-War Activists Burn Recruiting Office in San Jose (tags)

A "pre-emptive strike" on a San Jose military recruitment center

Dmitry Sklyarov Bail Hearing Aug. 6 - Attend Protest Rally, Show Supprt (tags)

Dmitry Sklyarov bail hearing on Aug. 6 at San Jose Federal Building. Attend protest rally, pack the court room, and show your support.

Anti-GMO French Farmer Jose Bove audio interview (tags)

KPFA Flashpoints Radio June 21, 2001 (link to audio in text below) - Interview w French farmer/activist Jose Bove after arrest in the West Bank. (15 min) - Lori Berenson convicted in Peru of aiding terrorism. Interview w Rhoda Berenson, Lori's mother. (9 min) - Upcoming United Nations conference on AIDS. ACT-UP NY acts out plans. (14 min) - Villagers sue Exxon-Mobil for human rights violations in Indonesia (14 min)

Interview w French activist/farmer Jose Bove after arrest in West Bank (tags)

KPFA Flashpoints Radio June 21, 2001 (link to audio in text below) - Interview w French farmer/activist Jose Bove after arrest in the West Bank. (15 min) - Lori Berensen convicted in Peru of aiding terrorism. Interview w Rhoda Berensen, Lori's mother. (9 min) - Upcoming United Nations conference on AIDS. ACT-UP NY acts out plans. (14 min) - Villagers sue Exxon-Mobil for human rights violations in Indonesia (14 min)

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