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McDonald's, the NAACP And Allegations Of Racism (tags)

In interviewing the director of The Founder, a movie about the founder of the McDonald's fast food chain, Ray Kroc, the question of his relationship to blacks came up.

Man Kills Girlfriend At National Chicken Fast Food Outlet For Taking Chicken Leg Off His P (tags)

Because a woman took a chicken leg off her boyfriend's plate at a national fast food outlet, he stabbed her to death.

Senate Caves on Fast Track (tags)

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Congress Approves Greater Corporate Predation (tags)

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Dirty Fast Track Politics (tags)

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Fast Track Derailed? House Deals Blow to Corporate Friendly Trade Agenda (tags)

"Today’s votes to stall Fast Track and TPP are a major win for anyone who cares about climate change," said 350.org executive director May Boeve. "This disastrous deal would extend the world's dependence on fracked gas..."

Presstitute Media Support Anti-Consumer Fast Track Legislation (tags)

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House Rejects Fast Track Authority - For Now (tags)

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Secret Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) (tags)

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72 Links: McDonald's & Unionbusting, Animal Agony, Human Disease, Environmental Devastatio (tags)

McDonald's announced this week its hamburgers will be juicier. Since the 'juice' in animal flesh is blood, is McDonald's saying its sandwiches will be bloodier?

Senate Advances Anti-Consumer Trade Bill Fast Track Authority: Debate Shifts to House (tags)

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Senate Defeats Anti-Consumer Trade Bill Fast Track Authority (tags)

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350 McDonalds Shut Down Since January 350 More Scheduled To Close (tags)

Hundreds of millions have moved away from animal flesh. McDonald's is one of many chains feeling the change.

Animal Agony, Union Busting, Deforestation, Human Disease At McDonald's (tags)

Unionbusting, obesity, strokes, heart attacks, cancer, animal agony, deforestation, rainforest destruction, energy waste, crime, litter associated with the Western wrold's biggest restaurant chain

Why Do Fast Food Outlets Have Higher Crime Rates? (tags)

Adrenaline, additives, and preservatives in the food, impatience in fast food drivethrough queues, corporate objectification of the customer, poverty are some reasons for the higher crime rate at fast food outlets.

Fast Food And Restaurant Chains Need Better Performance In Recycling (tags)

Fast food and restaurant chains need to pass their recyling exams

In LA, San Diego, Sacramento and 147 Other Cities, McD And Other Fast Food Workers Picket (tags)

Dozens were arrested around the country as workers in 150 cities picketed fast food chains

Fight for $15 in LA (tags)

Fight for 15 in LA has been hitting stores along Crenshaw

Reid Derails Fast Track (tags)

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US Trade Representative Dodges Senate Fast Track Hearing (tags)

The US Trade Representative (USTR) declined an invitation to testify at the Senate Finance Committee opening hearing on the controversial “Fast Track” legislation – leaving an Ohio Republican, Sen. Rob Portman, in the position of representing the White House...

Protesting Xavier Becerra's Support of TPP (tags)

“Hey Becerra, you can't hide—we can see your corporate side!”

Get Ready for the 2014 Trade Tsunami: Lori Wallach (tags)

2014 could be Fast Track’s Waterloo. But between this prospect and reality lies a knock-down drag-out battle that will be quickly engaged with the dawn of the new year. Get ready.

Fast Food Blues (tags)

New research links fast food consumption with depression.

Problems In the US Economy (tags)

We can propel our economy out of recession and quite easily. It is unfortunate all the doom and gloom in the media about the greatest economy ever created in the history of mankind. The US economy will soon surpass 20 Trillion Dollars per year,

The Shortwave Report 07/08 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- HIGHEST QUALITY BROADCAST, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Japan, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.

Beyonce Lost 20 Pounds in 10 Days Following This Strict Diet (tags)

While getting ready for her star role in "Dream Girls" Beyonce Knowles lost a staggering 20 pounds in just 2 short weeks by going on the Master Cleanse Diet.

SEIU Memo Outlines Plans to Organize Fast Food (tags)

Leaked internal SEIU document describes plans to organize fast food workers in Los Angeles County.

WAT (tags)

Witness Against Torture continues the campaign to shut down Guantanamo and end torture.

Los Angeles Hunger Striking Teachers Stop Action. (tags)

Activists Resume Eating But Continue The Fight For 2500 Teaching Positions

L.A.Hunger Strikers on Ninth Day of Fast (tags)

Los Angeles Teachers Fast for Their Students.Class size and Layoffs Spur Deeper Protests.

Obama is just a talking Bush. (tags)

The only difference is his slick walking and fast talking.

PESANTE SUPPORT ECHANIS FAST (tags)

Filipino Peasant advoccy group based in LA, Pesante-USA fully and militantly support peasant leader Randall Echanis who is holding a protest fast inside the Manila City Jail on Wednesday to mark the first year of what he said was his "very unjust" detention. "Pesante-USA is one and in solidarity with all activist organizations, relatives and sympathizers who also went on a fast and camped out in front of the Supreme Court along Padre Faura Street in Manila to call for the release of 60-year-old Echanis and denounce the Arroyo administration's "fascist stance" against activists." said, Arturo P. Garcia Pesante-USA coordinator

PESANTE SUPPORT ECHANIS FAST (tags)

Filipino Peasant advoccy group based in LA, Pesante-USA fully and militantly support peasant leader Randall Echanis who is holding a protest fast inside the Manila City Jail on Wednesday to mark the first year of what he said was his "very unjust" detention. "Pesante-USA is one and in solidarity with all activist organizations, relatives and sympathizers who also went on a fast and camped out in front of the Supreme Court along Padre Faura Street in Manila to call for the release of 60-year-old Echanis and denounce the Arroyo administration's "fascist stance" against activists." said, Arturo P. Garcia Pesante-USA coordinator

Video from Day One of the Fast for our Future (tags)

Video from Day One of the Fast for our Future

CDIR SUPPORTS FAST FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS IN LA (tags)

The Coalition in Defense of Immigrabnt Rights (CDIR) strongly supports the The Fast for Our Future campaign that begunin in Los Angeles last October 15th, 2008, three weeks before the November 4th presidential election

Video: Day 5 of the Fast for our Future (tags)

Sunday day 5 of the fast being held for immigrant’s rights downtown at La Placita.

Fast for our Future: Day 5 (tags)

LOS ANGELES, October 20, 2008 – Sunday was day 5 of the fast being held for immigrant’s rights downtown at La Placita.

Live Streaming Radio from the Fast for our Future Camp (tags)

They are streaming live at Radio Ayuno.
Broadcast hours are intermittent but typically run from 8 am to 10 pm

VIDEO: Fast for our Future - Day One (tags)

Today is the third day of the fast. Uploaded is video from Day One

MP3 Audio – Interview with a Faster: Frank Romero-Crockett, at La Placita Encampment (tags)

Uploaded is an interview Frank Romero-Crockett who is participating in the Fast for our Future at Camp La Placita for immigrants rights.

Fast for Our Future: Immigrants Rights Encampment at La Placita (tags)

LOS ANGELES October 15, 2008 – Members of the Los Angeles area immigrant community began a fast for their rights Wednesday downtown at La Placita.

Hunger Strike for Immigrant Rights! (tags)

The Fast for Our Future campaign will begin in Los Angeles on October 15th, 2008, three weeks before the November 4th presidential election. Over 100 people will fast in order to mobilize our community to vote for immigrant rights.

A Weekly Vigil is Launched for Haiti and Kidnapped Human Rights Activist (tags)

On Thursday, May 8, the Ad-Hoc Working Group for Haiti launched a weekly vigil outside the Brazilian consulate in Beverly Hills for the return of Haitian human rights activist Lovinsky Pierre-Antione. A weekly fast, begun last November and practiced around the world, continues.

World Food Crisis Threatens Rich Nations (That's Us), Too (tags)

Unless we act fast for a global consensus on the price spiral, the social unrest induced by food prices in several countries will conflagrate into a price contagion, leaving no country-developed or otherwise-unscathed.

Haiti Event Marks Four Years Since the Coup Against Aristide (tags)

“[P]eople in Haiti tell us that all of this stuff has an impact. The more people are doing in other counties, even small events like this one, have an impact because the word is starting to get out to people. So any small thing that you can do really helps.” – Margaret Prescod

UCLA ADULT STEM CELL SPEECH (tags)

But, although I was getting better on one level, I still had severe problems from damage that had already been done to my organs (specifically, my heart). Losing weight just wasn’t enough to regain the health I had enjoyed as a younger man

Message to Brazil: Help Find and Release Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine (tags)

“The word we are getting is that all of these actions, even though they’re not huge actions, have an impact. You can bet that although the Brazilians have not come down, a report has already gone not only to Haiti but also back to Brazil that we’re out here. The Haitians are telling us, keep up what we’re doing because it is having an impact. They’re starting to feel some opening up that they hadn’t felt before the international action for fasting.” – Margaret Prescod

10/16; Global Day of Action Against McDonalds! (tags)

This upcoming 10/16/07 will be an International Day of Action against the McDonalds corporation, an entity responsible for factory farming cruelty and pollution, rainforest clearcutting, worker abuse and increasing heart disease by serving cholesterol saturated burgers to the consumers and calling it nutritious food! Show your resistance to this fast food megacorporation at a McDonalds store near you!

Of Irish Hunger-Strikers and Iraqi Suicide Bombers (tags)

Similarities to Iraqi protests of America's abuse and destruction of their land exist in Western culture.

The main story on how Lag Ba`Omer was found to have been distorted (tags)

The main points on how Lag Ba`Omer's purpose was found to have changed somehow from a fast day commemorating the failure to build the Third Temple in 363 AD during emperor Julian's reign to a joyous day with bogus rationales.

Fernando Suarez del Solar Fasts for Peace (tags)

GAPP to Participate in Fast for Peace March 21, 2007

Jerry Rubin Breaks Fast, Brings Scroll to Westwood (tags)

Peace activist Jerry Rubin ended his month-long anti-war hunger fast today, and displayed his 1000-foot message scroll for peace at the Westwood Federal Building. Around 100 people attended an adjoining 4th anniversary vigil.

saving the world (tags)

This truth becomes obvious and spreads exponentially- as fast as a consideration of patience and an acknowledged want of truth (divinity).

BTL:"Troops Home Fast" Hunger Strikers Demand a Quick Withdrawal of... (tags)

...U.S. Forces from Iraq ~ Interview with Diane Wilson, hunger strike activist, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Bring the Troops Home FAST! 3,000 Join Sheehan in a Fast (tags)

3,000 people from all over the world have joined Cindy Sheehan and Code Pink in a fast to bring the troops home "FAST".

Cindy Sheehan to provoke the Second American Revolution July 4th, 2006-Hunger Strike in DC (tags)

Locals to join national fast for peace WOODBURY -- About 10 people are expected to participate in the July 4 "Troops Home Fast" -- a nationwide fast to end the war in Iraq -- by gathering outside a congressman’s Woodbury office. Participants will spend 12 hours, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, in front of the office of U.S. Rep. Robert Andrews, D-1, of Haddon Heights, according to members of the Coalition for Peace and Justice and the South Jersey Campaign for Peace and Justice. The office is at 63 N. Broad St. Nationally known celebrities and activists, led by Cindy Sheehan and Fernando Suarez del Solar, whose sons were killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom, will start their fast at 12:01 a.m. July 4. Some will continue their fast until Sept. 21, which is International Peace Day. http://www.nj.com/news/gloucester/local/index.ssf?/base/news-3

Report from the Farm for the weekend June 9,10,11 (tags)

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Bomb Iran!!!! (tags)

The CEO of Exxon is calling! Steal the oil from those: Runes! Tex-ass Tea! Black Gold! Get my drift? Bomb, Bomb, Bomb, Bomb Iran!

25 HR Fast in Memory of the 1981 Hunger Strike by Irish Republican Prisoners (tags)

25 Hour fast in memory of the ten brave Irish Republicans who gave their lives in the fight for recognition as Political Status for Political Prisoners, on this the 25th anniversary we remember those gallant men with pride.

Update on Pro Migrant Hunger Strike (tags)

On this 34th hour of the fast we have many amazing updates for you.

How fast does light travel? (for george scott 3rd, james chance and lil g) (tags)

...contemplating bass domination, of George Scott 3rd, as he leads contortions of riddim, like a graffer works a rhyme on wallz via tips and nozzles, like an illustrator transforms word to image, like writers collects the syntax of sight into the symbolism of lexis, like cymbals and kneck snapping snares used by a selector swift at the controls...

Freedom For Leonard Peltier (tags)

Fasting In Solidarity

BS ALERT (tags)

The Center For Consumer Freedom have several websites (ActivistCash.com, BMIscale.com, NeoProhibition.com etc..) and runs commercials to inform and protect us from "the growing fraternity of food cops, health care enforcers, militant activists, meddling bureaucrats, and violent radicals" but are in fact a fake front for corporate America and FOX news that want us to buy their products (oh and die from diabetes, cancer, heart disease and liver failure.)

Axis of Justice and Rubidoux High School’s “30 Hour Famine” (tags)

The Article is a report back from Saturday's Fast for Famine in Riverside CA

The resistance opposing prison isolation continues into its 5th year! (tags)

The calendar was set at October 20, 2000. The political prisoners decided to resist the state of Turkey's project to set up isolation prisons. In the face of the state's uncompromising attitude, the prisoners started the Death Fast (a form of hunger strike). Because isolation and torture mean death. The prisoners preferred death while resisting to surrender.

Santa Monica activist begins hunger strike over Nader run (tags)

Sorry to post an AP story of this important event, but apparently no IMC has covered it yet. How about covering this?

9/25 10 AM: LOS ANGELES DREAM BREAKING FAST CEREBRATION (tags)

After 2 weeks, the DREAM Fast Vigil will be coming to a close. Please come out and support the DREAM Act.

9/19: Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 7) (tags)

Teacher/Student Day: Students and Teachers gather to support Higher Education

9/16: DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 4) (tags)

Fasters hold "General Supporter Day"

Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 5) (tags)

DREAM Act Fasters Highlight the Importance of Voting

9/15: Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 3) (tags)

[Los Angeles] Day 3 of the DREAM Fast Vigil kicked off with the theme "Higher Education Day." The highlight of the day came through paintings that fasters drew that tied higher education to the DREAM Act. Fasters also drew pictures depicting their thoughts and feelings. These will be hung as part of the existing visuals at the fasting site throughout the 2 weeks. The fasters are also engaged in daily journals and writing daily letters to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and to President Bush.

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.

9/13 Los Angeles: DREAM Fast Vigil Day 1 (tags)

[Los Angeles] At the corner of Jefferson Street and Hoover Boulevard, with the University of Southern California as the backdrop, over 40 supporters, allies, students, and community leaders gathered for a press conference to kick off the DREAM Fast Vigil Campaign.

Fast for the DREAM Act - part of the week of Immigrant Rights Action Sep 20-26 (tags)

From: Terry Burke elbop@sbcglobal.net National Immigrant Solidarity Network Tel: (213)403-0131

UCLA Students on Day Three of Hunger Strike (tags)

Students at UCLA are on hunger strike until UCLA decides to honor its strict code of conduct and stops doing business with Taco Bell!

Fasters on Day 25 of Fast 4 Education in Sacramento (tags)

Dolores Huerta declared that she will indeed PICK UP the fast for Jessica and has heard from legislators and other celebrities that they may very well pick up the fast for the remaining fasters.

Corporate Spin Doctors Cure Obesity With Well Funded Denial (tags)

I just saw Super Size Me, loved it, and found something funny and sad...

Bicycling on the Freeway (tags)

Biking on the freeway can be fun until CHP come along and tell you that you can't do that. Now what's the problem officer? My civil rights include me riding my bike for transportation, oh, sorry, forgot this was a police state..

Passive statement on USA Iraq war & getting fast results in re-construction (tags)

Finnish Iraq Embassy official has given very negative statement on Iraq situation. Even so, there may be a possibility to make fast progress in re-construction.

They QUIT! (tags)

The "hunger strikers" although they were on a liquid diet of the same stuff as if you had a broken jaw quit after 22 days!

HUNGER STRIKE! Activists Demand An End To Psychiatric Repression (tags)

Posted on behalf of Mind Freedom. Mental health reform activsits are trying to bring to light the quiet state of terror that exists in the so called field of psychiatry today. Educate yourselves about how psychiatrists are an alternative to the police and prisons as a form of repression and social control:

Stanford Students Emerge Victorious After Seven Day Fast (tags)

Major Concessions on Labor Issues Made by University

San Francisco High School Students Fast for Peace (tags)

Spring Break Fast: Teach-in for Peace and Education

Religious Leaders Intervene, CIW Hunger Strike Ends on Day 10 (tags)

The Hunger Strike is Over! The Struggle Continues! The CIW Campaign Gains Strength as National Religious Groups Join in Solidarity!

UPCOMING EVENTS AT FARMWORKER HUNGER STRIKE AT TACO BELL HQ (tags)

Press Release

Boot the Bell / Hunger Strike Schedule (tags)

Boot the Bell / Hunger Strike Schedule of Events for Irvine, CA Feb. 23-28, 2003

URGENT!!FAST TRACK VOTE TOMORROW!! TELL YOUR REP TO VOTE 'NO'!! (tags)

CONGRESS MUST HEAR FROM THEIR CONSTITUENTS THAT THIS PROCESS IS OUTRAGEOUS! CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE IN DC: 1-877-611-0063 (AFL-CIO SPONSORED TOLL FREE NUMBER) 1-202-224-3121 (CAPITOL HILL SWITCHBOARD) TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY GIVES BUSH THE RIGHT TO TRADE OUR JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT AWAY. TELL YOUR REP TO VOTE 'NO' ON TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY!!

Today's Voice: ISRAEL/PALESTINE: STOP THE VIOLENCE! (tags)

The Media tells us what is wrong with the world; Voice4change will tell you what to do about it! Our member organizations are busy organizing, so we want to bring their message to you. Our affiliates are doing great work every day. They need your support…We will be their link to you. Sign on to www.voice4change.org

Call this Week to Stop Fast Track; Stop Corporate Giveaways (tags)

" Last December, the House of Representatives passed fast track by just one vote (215-214). We can beat this outrageous corporate giveaway when the bill comes back to the House if we pick up just one more vote.. . "

American "Waist" Land (tags)

Fast food signage dots the landscape beckoning all with cheap burgers and promotions. Could part of the real cost of these franchises be disposable workers and increased obesity among the patrons? Suggested reading: "Fast Food Nation" by Eric Schlosser, www.harpercollins.com

DHKC:OUR WAR OF RESISTANCE IN THE F-TYPE CONTINUES WITH OUR (tags)

Our people: Despite the deep censor ship being practised against our resistance to tyranny and isolation, we are continuing our resistance in the isolation cells.

Oppose Fast Track in the Senate! (tags)

This is a letter the AFL-CIO is circulating to oppose the Senate Fast Track bill. If your organization can sign on, e-mail your info to edrake@aflcio.org or spaul@aflcio.org, or call Elizabeth Drake at 202-637-5169/Scott Paul at 202-637-5088.

Thanks Susan Davis- fast track passes by 1 vote (tags)

fast track passes by 1 vote

A woman touched by Rights... (tags)

The city of pain rose above towering mountains and straightened valleys, lacing the crimson Western line with passionate hearts ready to break another fast. The linen, multipurposed and strong, laid neatly between legs and guns, as children, women and lanky old men threw their meager portions of dates and fruits, apportioned to them by Providence-hands through UN aides.

Public Citizen Reports on the State of Fast Track (tags)

Though the Fast Track Bill narrowly past through the house committee, Public Citizen sees this is a very winnable fight.

It's All A "Jewish Plot"? No Way. (tags)

All shall be free or none shall be free. It is time to wake up and grow up - fast.

Fast Tracks backers use September 11 (tags)

Trading on Terror: Fast Tracks backers use September 11 to renew free-trade push.

Fast Track Now?? (tags)

In what should be recognized as scandalous opportunism, the Bush Administration and the pro-free trade think tanks have been exploiting the political leverage they've gained in the wake of the S11 tragedies to try to win "Fast Track Trade Authority" for the pResident.

Those lives are more human than ours (article and cartoon by Latuff) (tags)

Thoughts on debris of the New World Order

Labor Day Events in Los Angeles (tags)

Labor Day Events in Los Angeles. (See also pictures posted by Slobodan Dimitrov)

40-Day Fast Launced to Protest 11 Years of Iraq Sanctions (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with former U.N. Under-Secretary General Denis Halliday, who had been in charge of Iraq's oil for food program until he resigned his post in protest of the sanctions in 1998. Halliday explains why he and others continue to work for an end to the economic sanctions against Iraq.

Nail Fast Track Now! (tags)

NOW'S THE TIME to bring pressure to bear directly on Congress to stop fast track legislation. They know that lots of people have been out in the street against the FTAA. They need to hear the same message from us as "ordinary constiuents." Background information and actions/instructions provided.

Taco Bell Demonstration in East LA (tags)

Hundreds honked as a contingent of students and activists picketed a Taco Bell to raise awareness of the national boycott.

Urgent Alert: To Activists Opposed To "Free Trade" (tags)

Stop Fast Track in its tracks. Send a message to Congress today! Call them toll-free at 1-800-393-1082.

MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR SEPT 29 MOBILIZATION (tags)

The largest mass mobilization in Southern California since the Democratic National Convention protests ihas momentum building behind it as activists announce a July 20 planning meeting at CARECEN. NO TO THE FTAA, NO TO PLAN COLOMBIA are issues included in the recently released "Call."

FTAA fast track (tags)

June 19, 2001 over 250 giant corporations from across the country came together in the Ronald Reagan International Trade Building in Washington DC to announce a new business coalition, USTrade, that will work to push the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), a new round of the WTO, and especially FAST TRACK in the U.S. Congress. A preliminary analysis of those present at the meeting indicates large numbers of wealthy Caucasian males wearing expensive suits.

A6-S14: A Call to Action (tags)

a call to direct action against the US war in Iraq

The latest on stopping Fast Track. (tags)

Important update.

Flashpoints Radio, June 13, 2001: Why 1000's of Europeans are protesting GWBush (tags)

KPFA Flashpoints Radio June 13, 2001 (link to audio in 'full story') - Why 10,000's of Europeans are gathering in Sweden to protest G.W.Bush. (8 min) - U.S. Congress set to give G.W.Bush fast track authority (10 min) - Lawful abortion providers being intimidated by "pro-life" bombings and arsons. (13 min) - Abducted Cololmian indigenous environmental activist Kimi Pernia Domico still missing (9 min)

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