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Brazil: Who is the lady in red? (tags)
Dilma, moving along a socialist strand, was among the thousands of Brazilians who fought the military regime throughout its obscurantism, violence and illegitimacy at the expense of years of imprisonment and wild torture, for the restructuring of institutions abused by military uprising.
FILIPINO VETERANS SICK AND TIRED OF EMPTY PROMISES (tags)
he praises heaped upon the Filipinos who fought against the Japanese invasion during World War II did not impress a group of veterans who attended the commemoration of the Leyte Landing held on Monday.
America Surrender...NEVER (tags)
It has long ago surrendered to the war and scum corporations and Israel.
UFAV Commander Maj. Crescencio E. Abad, 88 (tags)
Commander Crescencio E. Abad, past president of the Filipino World War II veterans group –the United Filipino American Veterans (UFAV) based in Los Angeles passed away last August 2, 2008. He was 88 years old. Cmdr. Cres Abad was a World War II Bataan veteran and fought under the USAFFE. He belonged to the 301st Field Artillery Battery of the 21st FA of the USAFFE. He was also a survivor of the infamous Death March. He later served as a guerilla serving under the USFIP-NL and fought at the famous Battle of Bessang Pass. He served as an adjutant and S1 of the 21st FA Battery of the USFIP-NL that supported the troops that forced the surrender of General Tomoyuki Yamashita in Baguio City 1945. He served under the US Army Philippine Scouts and was discharged from the US Army in 1949. He retired as a major under the Philippine Army and became a lawyer and an M.P.A graduate.
Cmdr. Cres Abad, 88 (tags)
Commander Crescencio E. Abad, past president of the Filipino World War II veterans group –the United Filipino American Veterans (UFAV) based in Los Angeles passed away last August 5, 2008. He was 88 years old. Cmdr. Cres Abad was a World War II Bataan veteran and fought under the USAFFE. He belonged to the 301st Field Artillery Battery of the 21st FA of the USAFFE. He was also a survivor of the infamous Death March.
SGSI Commander Manuel Aquino, 91 (tags)
Commander Manny Aquino, past president of the Filipino World War II veterans group –the Society of Guerillas and Scouts International (SGSI) based in Los Angeles passed away last August 5, 2008. He was 91 years old. Cmdr. Manny Aquino was a World War II Bataan veteran and fought under the USAFFE. He was also a survivor of the infamous Death March and later a guerilla. He served under the Philippine Army and fought under PEFTOK during the Korean War from 1950-1954. He later joined the Philippine Navy until he retired from military service while in the Philippines. Cmdr. Aquino succeeded Cmdr. Isidro Bathan and held the post of SGI commander until he was relieved by Cmdr. Jack Vergara in December 16, 2006. He was an active member of the army reserve and its honor guard. He was born on August 13, 1917 in the Philippines and lived in Carson.
The fight for Filipino veterans' equity: A struggle against racism (tags)
After 63 years, the U.S. Senate finally passed the Veterans Expanded Benefits Bill on April 24 with a vote of 96 to 1. But can this act of Congress giveA back justice and equity for Filipino veterans who were denied their rights for 63 long years? The Philippines was a colony of the United States when World War II broke out in 1941. In a hurry to defend its colonial possessions in the Pacific, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt formed the United States Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) and integrated the 70,000-strong Commonwealth Army of the Philippines into the 30,000-troop U.S. army in the Philippines on July 26, 1941.
Clinton honors Fil-Am vets in 66th Anniversary of ‘Fall of Bataan’ (tags)
HILLARY CLINTON released the following statement April 10 in honor of the men and women who bravely fought for the freedoms of the United States and the Philippines 66 years ago, when Japanese troops invaded the Philippines. This invasion led to the Fall of Bataan on April 9, 1942. "It is my honor to have the opportunity to salute these brave Filipino men and women who gallantly gave their lives for the freedom that citizens of both the Philippines and the United States now enjoy. And to those who have survived, I pledge that America will not forget the hardships that you and your family endured from that war."
A Native American on How Non-Indigenous People Can Stop Colonialization (tags)
The first event in the campaign to save the sacred San Francisco Peaks occurred at Self-Help Graphics on December 8.
On Sunday, Iraq war will have lasted as long as WWII (tags)
The Iraq war is about to reach a benchmark that puts it on par with World War II by one measure: Sunday, it will have lasted the same number of days - 1,347.
Hizbullah's hour: (tags)
A sovereign Lebanon and national unity among Hizbullah's priorities.
no one belongs to jail for growing cannabis (tags)
looking for patients to stand up and support the cultivation of cannabis for the sick patient.Phillip northcutt is a U.S marine soldier that fought for his country and got injured and the only natural medicine that help his back pain is INDICA CANNABIS.Please help support phillip northcutt who fought for the freedom of all americans.
News Junkie Scott's Blog (9/29/05) (tags)
Arctic ice "disappearing fast".
GI Fightback (tags)
A site for anti-war GIs
SOMETHING THAT DIDN'T MAKE THE NEWS (tags)
Parade of 100 Chanukah Mobiles To Hit LA Streets Thursday Night, Dec. 25 In Celebration of Eight Day “Holiday of Lights
Did Reagan win the cold war? A myth exploded. (tags)
Before I disprove this myth, I want to point out the childishness, crassness, and just plain ignorance of the propagandists who make this claim. Such a massive global struggle, and one guy who stumbled in after 90% of it was over decides to claim all the credit?
MESSAGE FROM MEXICO (tags)
Over ten thousand people have so far gathered in Cancun Mexico to protest against the WTO Ministerial Conference of blood suckers. The top photo shows protestors with a large painting of Mexican peasant revolutionay hero Emiliano Zapata, who fought for the seizure of lands from the wealthy and their distribution to the landless poor farmers. Bottom photo shows Farm activist Walden Bello speaking to a gathering of farm protesters on a stage bedecked with portraits of revolutionary heroes Che Guevara, left, and Agusto Cesar Sandino. Sandino, a Nicaraguan nationalist and patriot... fought a long guerilla war against the U.S. Army, who occupied his country in the 1930's. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
The Great Myth of US Benevolence (tags)
A few thoughts about the reluctance of many Americans to accept the realities of US imperialism.
Cheese Eating Surrender Monkeys eh? (tags)
I agree with Molly Ivins about once in a Blue Moon. It must be a Blue Moon.
In These Times (tags)
What has the nation become
The Corruption of Justice: The Aryans have won (tags)
Racist links to phoney MLKjr sites, outright threats of extermination, denegration of the Jewish religion -- it's now become the defacto commentary on the Palestine indymedia affiliate. So much for the IMC Policies on racism and hatred -- so much for my respect.
The Battle for Buenos Aires (tags)
First hand account from the Plaza de Mayo, in English.
All the news that . . . shhhhush! (tags)
'New war' to be fought with unprecedented secrecy. Why? Becasue terrorist organizations lack the intelligence-gathering capacity that nations possess, relying instead on news organizations to find out what their enemies are doing. Could this be why the CIA subscribes to so many newspapers?