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Philippine Supreme Court asked to lift TRO on Reproductive Health law (tags)
Akbayan Partylist would like to express its extreme disappointment over the Supreme Court's decision to issue a status quo ante order against the Reproductive Health (RH) Law for a period of four months.
The Winds of War (tags)
Lucasville Five Hunger Strike Begins --An interview with author Staughton Lynd (tags)
The Lucasville Five are now back in the news with an announcement last week that four of the five will be participating in a simultaneous “rolling hunger strike,” beginning today, January 3. They are using the hunger strike to protest their convictions (having always maintained their innocence) as well as their living situation, which is more restrictive than for most prisoners on Ohio’s death row.
Reviewing Ellen Brown's "Web of Debt:" Part II (tags)
Part II of Brown's superb book.
Excess Debt and Deflation = Depression (tags)
the worsening economy
The Story of the Holy Name 6: Fracturing the Peace to End the War (tags)
Don't fracture the peace.
Commentary: Of yarmulkes and epithets (tags)
Commentary: Of yarmulkes and epithets
US troops Reached 4,000 Deaths Mark in Iraq War (tags)
The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) find it unfortunate and sad that the number of American troops killed in Iraq surged to 4,000 at the time of the holiest of the Christian events: Easter Sunday, March 23,2008. The US war deaths surged passed the number of U.S combat deaths in the Filipino-American War of 1899-1902 which is 1,500 out of more than 4,324 war deaths in the four years war for the colonizing the Philippines.
Tent City residents being evicted Tomorrow, March 24, ACLU to try to intervene (tags)
The majority of Tent City or "Bushville" residents are being evicted tomorrow based on ties to Ontario. Please come out and make sure no police brutality ensues.
The Eagle Rock Vigil Enters its Sixth Year (tags)
Reflections, a retrospective, and a (mostly-accurate) list of film screenings at Flor y Canto from 2003-2005.
Bratton's history in Boston, NY and LA (tags)
The attacks on May Day at MacArthur Park are consistent both with ICE/vigilante attacks on immigrants and Bratton's long history of attacks on poor and oppressed people in the interests of global capital, colonialism and gentrification.
Esperon, other officials say Davao prison warned of NPA raid (tags)
Officers of the Davao Prison and Penal Farm in Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte had been warned of a possible assault by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels, Armed forces chief Gen. Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and other security officials disclosed yesterday. This came after media sources reported that an NPA band led by Mindanao Regional Guerrilla Unit-Pulang Bagani Command commander Leonardo Pitao ransacked the armory of the penal farm and took over 100 guns in a pre-dawn raid on Easter Sunday. The guerrillas carted away 50 M-16 and carbine rifles, 46 shotguns and seven pistols from the prison armory after disarming four guards, police said. They did not attempt to free any of the about 4,000 convicted criminals detained in the prison complex during the 20-minute raid that was staged without a shot being fired, police said, adding there were no injuries.
To those who are about to die (tags)
a peaceful weekend from a drunk
The Highland Park Vigil Marks Four Years (tags)
"Besides protesting U.S. imperialism and reminding people about global warming, participants also brought food, which was given to the local homeless."
Holiday Hyposrisy (tags)
The corruption of US holidays for patriotism and profit.
Philippines: Agrarian violence claims more lives under Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Regime (tags)
Agrarian violence claimed two more lives this month. A leader of Task Force Mapalad (TFM), Rico Adeva, 39, was gunned down by three men as he and his wife Nenita were walking to their home in Barangay Dos Hermanas, Silay City, Negros Occidental on Black Saturday. He suffered seven bullet wounds – in the head, stomach, chest, and hand. Meanwhile, in Davao, the Secretary General of the National Coordination of Autonomous Local Rural People’s Organizations (UNORKA), Eric Cabanit, was assassinated by two masked men while he was in a public market in Panabo last April 24, 2006. His daughter, who was with him when the shooting happened, was also wounded and is still in critical condition.
RESURRECT PEACE vigil on Easter Sunday (tags)
Special Easter peace vigil this Sunday
Latest from the front (tags)
Newsweek Misses Tax Freedom Day (tags)