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A Social Change is Overdue (tags)

Social rental housing construction which has been increasingly restricted since the 1980s must be resumed on a grand scale and rapidly promoted to offer low-income earners, single parents and large families a place to stay.

Protesters Block Construction on Dakota Access Pipeline (tags)

The Standing Rock Sioux and their supporters temporarily blocked construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The protest in Canon Ball, ND is ongoing and activists are being arrested as they become more effective in slowing the construction.

Renters Pay the Bill for Market Failure and State Failure (tags)

The extensive privatizations of the last 15 years have contributed to a market radicalization. Privatization was the door opener for the growing influence of financial market logic in housing. Developing a cooperative or nonprofit sector is a necessary and feasible alternative.

Gaza in Ruins a Year After Israeli Aggression (tags)

Israel

Netanyahu's Sham Settlement Bloc Boundaries Proposal (tags)

Israel

Grand Theft Poroshenko (tags)

Ukraine

Academic Groups For and Against BDS (tags)

Israel

Unprecedented Settlement Construction Exposes Sham Peace Talks (tags)

Israel

Kerry Backs Keystone XL Pipeline (tags)

corporatism

America's Imperial Agenda (tags)

anti-war

Life in Occupied Gaza (tags)

Gaza

Modern Day Slavery in Qatar (tags)

Qatar

Judaizing Palestine (tags)

Israel

Palestine's Land Defense Coalition (tags)

Israel

Israeli Settlements are War Crimes (tags)

Israel

Gaza Running Out of Fuel and Medicines (tags)

Israel

Sham Peace Talks Resume (tags)

Israel

Decades of Israeli/Palestinian Peace Talks Failure : 50 Reasons Why (tags)

Israel

Washington Funds Secret Israeli Ballistic Missile Base (tags)

Israel

Xingu Under Attack:Letter No. 7: the federal Government (Brazil), we want back (tags)

His Government said that if we left the construction site, we would be heard. We went out peacefully-and prevent you from spending a lot of shame in taking the force here. Even so, we have not been met. The Government has not received us. We call by Minister Gilberto Carvalho and it didn’t come.

Integra Revolucio. Towards an international ideological and political space (tags)

This is a call for all individuals, collectives and people around the world who are working towards the construction of another society from below to come together for an international meeting. The aim is to establish the Bloc for the Integral Revolution.

West Bank Village Struggles to Survive (tags)

Israel

Washington Post Supports Israeli Settlements (tags)

Israel

Odd Man Out (tags)

Israel

Netanyahu's Rage to Judaize Palestine (tags)

Israel

Israel Gives Chutzpah New Meaning (tags)

Israel

Israeli Settlement Construction Fallout (tags)

Israel

Gaza Siege Harshness Continues (tags)

Israel

Construction workers picket new gym in Upland (tags)

Monday, February 6, 2012
UPLAND (CA) - Carpenters set up a picket line this morning in front of what is soon to become a Crunch gymnasium. Workers upset about a subcontractor's paying of substandard wages to drywallers set up the picket in protest.

Israeli Settlement Construction Jeopardizes Palestinian Statehood Plans (tags)

Palestine

Abbas, UN Membership and Peace Talks (tags)

Palestine

Calls to Annex West Bank Settlements (tags)

Palestine

Resuming Peace Process Hypocrisy to Subvert Palestinian Statehood (tags)

Palestine

Aftermath of Israeli Anti-Free Speech Law Passage (tags)

fascism

Escalating an Asian Arms Race (tags)

anti-war

NV; Fatality from Ruby Pipeline Construction (tags)

El Paso corporation's rush to complete the Ruby Pipeline in northern Nevada resulted in a worker's fatality as safety procedures were skipped and work continued despite the frigid temps and icy surfaces. The time required to complete this project is being shortened by the corporate profit motive, and the human nature to make serious mistakes is increased as workers grow weary from long hours and colder temperatures.

Labor Wars in NY, Gov Workers in CA Better Prepare (tags)

The NY State budget is a mess, and the construction unions have joined up with Gov. Cuomo to attack public sector workers.

Exposing Israel's Fraudulent Third Periodic Report to the UN (tags)

exposing Israeli lies

BTL:New Middle East Peace Talks Hinge on U.S. Pressuring Israel to Comply with Internation (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.

A Bribe too Good to Refuse (tags)

Obama offering weapons for peace

Israeli Banks Profiteering from Occupation (tags)

Israel banks operate like Wall Street

Hypocrisy Defined: Another Round of Peace Talks (tags)

they're more pretense than substantive

9th Circuit Court Enables Ruby Pipeline Construction (tags)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the emergency request by Center for Biological Diversity to temporarily halt construction on the 670 mile Ruby Pipeline being constructed by El Paso corporation through four western states. Some of the Ruby Pipeline's future customers include BP, in a rush to regain their losses from the Gulf Oil Spill. This could be some of the reasons for skipping critical components of the public review process and purchasing verbal consent from two prominent environmental organizations, WWP and ONDA.

Israel's Bogus Construction Moratorium (tags)

settlement construction continues unabated

Israel's Separation Wall: A Health Hazard (tags)

The Wall is a weapon of mass destruction

JAMES CAMERON IN BRAZIL (tags)

Cameron, go home! Please.

Saif Durbar: Universal Housing Experiment (tags)

Saif Durbar and Bovis Lend Lease have convinced the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to allow them to experiment with concepts for universal housing.

Health Bill Proposals Could Cause Job-Losses For Non-Health Care Workers (tags)

If Costs Of Forced Private Health Insurance Prevent Home Buyers Qualifying For Home Loans, That Will Hurt Construction and Manufacturing Workers, Financial Institutions And Home Values Dependent On A Stable Housing Market?

Israel's Ofra Settlement on Unauthorized Palestinian Land (tags)

more Israeli land theft

Saif Durbar - Man of the Hour! (tags)

Saifee Durbar, recovering from a bad bond deal, has convinced Saudi Arabia to let him use their resources to experiment with universal housing. He is also forging ahead with his trans-African railway, linking Cameroon and Sudan.

A UN Special Focus on Gaza Under Siege (tags)

Israel's slow motion genocide

PROFIT x PEOPLE (tags)

The richest man from Brazil wants to squeeze a coastal community to build port. Nature will be affected seriously.

Saif Durbar: Universal Housing? (tags)

London businessman Saifee Durbar is not content to stop at building a trans-African railway. Now he is examining the problem of universal housing. He is experimenting in an interesting place, Saudi Arabia!

WILDCAT! Carpenters Union (tags)

This is the 10th anniversary of the Carpenters Wildcat strike. In 1999 in sites all around the state the Carpenters rejected a contract which would have sold them out! Labors Militant Voice played a leading role in the strike and now a comrade running for President of the Local.

Feb 21, 2009 Protest Forever 21 in Pasadena (tags)

The South Central Farmers have joined forces with student groups California Statewide MEChA and D-Q Unity to force the international teen clothing corporation Forever 21 to end plans for construction on the site of the South Central Farm and demand fair wages for its workers. The SCF Action Committee will lead a rally to kickoff a national boycott until the Farm is restored and stop worker abuse ended on Saturday, December 13, at noon at the Forever 21 "superstore" at 35 N. De Lacey Avenue in Pasadena, one block north of Colorado Avenue.

А callout for common actions against the construction of a new nuclear power plant i (tags)

А callout for common actions against the construction of a new nuclear power plant in Belarus. 26 April – the day of Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Present-day Belarus is a post-soviet country with police state. Current neoliberal regime holds strong positions. For already 14 years the country is run by one and the same person – Alexander Lukashenka, who used to be a populist, but now is openly pursuing antisocial reforms.

Venezuela: Trade unionism between the servile bureaucracy and the hired killers (tags)

* In the difficult times being experienced by the Venezuelan labour movement, perhaps the most dramatic issue have been the criminal acts that kills tens of trade unionists to the passivity of the pseudo-revolutionary government and the silence of his admirers from outside the country. It speaks about it this text of El Libertario # 55, January-February 2009.

Venezuela: Trade unionism between the servile bureaucracy and the hired killers (tags)

* In the difficult times being experienced by the Venezuelan labour movement, perhaps the most dramatic issue have been the criminal acts that kills tens of trade unionists to the passivity of the pseudo-revolutionary government and the silence of his admirers from outside the country. It speaks about it this text of El Libertario # 55, January-February 2009.

Never Forever 21 Coalition, South Central Farmers Rally, Saturday, December 13th, 12PM-3PM (tags)

ECOLOGY + JUSTICE NO FOREVER 21 SAVE THE FARM SAVE THE WORKERS SAVE THE NEIGHBORHOOD LOS ANGELES--The South Central Farmers have joined forces with student groups California Statewide MEChA and D-Q Unity to force the international teen clothing corporation Forever 21 to end plans for construction on the site of the South Central Farm and demand fair wages for its workers. The SCF Action Committee will lead a rally to kickoff a national boycott until the Farm is restored and stop worker abuse ended on Saturday, December 13, at noon at the Forever 21 "superstore" at 35 N. De Lacey Avenue in Pasadena, one block north of Colorado Avenue.

Sharp drop in migrants’ money transfers from US (tags)

Mexico depends on migrants' remittances for eight percent of its Gross Domestic Product compared to 12 percent in Guatemala and no less than 18 percent of El Salvador's GDP. And these are the official statistics, which do not include US dollars passing the US border under car mats.

Saving the South Central Farm: Listening to the Land (tags)

To many, it looked like the Struggle to Save the South Central Farm was defeated, a dream buried beneath the treads of the bulldozers that plowed the Farm under following the brutal invasion of an army of LA County Sheriffs crushed the resistor's encampment, turning the land from a liberated zone into an oppressive, occupied one. But all that could change. Here's why, and how you can help make it change.

Take action! New UC Berkeley animal research facility! (tags)

Call to action against the companies assisting in construction of UC Berkeley's new Biomedical Facility, which would lead to a seventy percent expansion of UCB's existing Northwest Animal Facility. 40,000 non-human animals are currently being exploited and tortured to death at the university.

Workers walk off MGM Mirage Dubai World CityCenter Site in Protest (tags)

Union leaders: We'll picket until contractor meets demands for increased safety

Workers walk off MGM Mirage Dubai World CityCenter Site in Protest (tags)

Union leaders: We'll picket until contractor meets demands for increased safety

River City Animal Defense League Joins the Fight Against I-69 (tags)

On the evening of Monday, May 19th, the newly formed River City Animal Defense League (ADL) and friends made our public debut. We took to the neighborhoods, and more specifically the houses of executives and contractors of Gohmann Asphalt and Construction, Inc. Gohmann Asphalt and Construction, Inc. is a disgusting company that has decided to proceed with business in the construction of Interstate-69 (I-69) which is the North American Free Trade Agreement's (NAFTA) superhighway.

Irish women tunnels in to stop Construction of M3 Motorway near Hill of Tara (tags)

A Female Protester has sealed herself into a tunnel under a hill upon which the Rath Lugh National Monument is positioned to stop construction of the M3 Motorway near the Hill of Tara. 100 protesters have now joined the protest at Rath Lugh.

Laguna Beach Contractor Sued By State For Employee Rip-off (tags)

According to the AG “Interwall employed a sophisticated and heartless scheme, involving multiple businesses, to cheat its employees out of overtime and mandatory break periods

Autonomous Action Against Border Wall Construction Company (tags)

In the early morning hours of Sunday, November 11, a group calling themselves “No Borders! Earth First!” sent a clear message to the El Centro office of Granite Construction Company:

Senator Feinstein's Iraq Conflict (tags)

As a member of the Military Construction Appropriations subcommittee, Sen. Feinstein voted for appropriations worth billions to her husband's firms

Liberty Quarry- A Rock Hard Sell (tags)

As Granite Construction continue to pay millions to bolster their propaganda campaign, to sell Liberty Quarry, SOS has gained tremendous public support, collecting small donation and some grocery monies, to educate the public about a future industrial menace.

Building Bridges Radio:NYC Residential Construction: This is What the Bottom Looks Like (tags)

WBAI's Buiding Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINKE

Gentrification or Development? (tags)

New infrastructure projects from both the public and the private sectors is prepping up Historic Filipinotown district. City Council President and Council 13 District Member Eric Garcetti made the announcements during the get-together breakfast meeting ?held at Remy’s on Temple Art Gallery last May 25. But still EPCC want to see more affordable and low-cost housing in central Los Angeles that will help the newly arrived immigrants and the low-paid workers living in Echo Park area.”?

Anti-Immigrant in Black Face? (tags)

drive minutemen from l.a. - stop ted hayes leimert park rally 6/23

To Chavez, Lula, Requião and Carlos Rovira. (tags)

Remote enawene nawe are only 420 and live mainly on the fishing. They are protesting against the plans of the soybean companies, directed by the greater producers of soybean of the world, the Maggi family, to dam the Juruena river and to obtain hydroelectric energy for the industry.

Feinstein Corruption Case (tags)

Feinstein Resignation - U.S. Senator Feinstein resigns from MILCON Appropriations suncommittee due to corruption. Feinstein approved billions of dollars of defense contracts to her husband Richard Blum, which directly benefited her and resulted in her family making hundreds of millions of dollars

Thousands of Construction & Farm Workers Live in Hovels in Coachella Valley (tags)

The "Harvest of Shame" 1960 TV documentary program has been updated with the same horrifying conditions for the people who harvest our food and build and repair our homes, while they have almost no food and no homes, right here in filthy rich USA.

Alexander Declares War Against Liberty Quarry (tags)

Today Stewart Alexander, Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor, is recruiting Californians statewide to stop the plans to open one of the largest open surface mines in the United States. Alexander says this is a war to stop Granite Construction and Liberty Quarry, to save lives, to protect our environment and our future.

Gov’t troops clash with Silay attackers (tags)

rmy troopers clashed yesterday with a group of New People’s Army (NPA) rebels believed responsible for the attack on the construction site of an international airport in Silay City in Negros Occidental last Sunday.

NPA GUERILLAS STRIKES IN NEGROS, WESTERN VISAYAS (tags)

About 50 communist rebels, posing as policemen, attacked the construction site of a foreign-funded international airport in Silay City, Negros Occidental, early Sunday, burning down P30-million worth of equipment. The P4.3-billion airport is one of three newly developed airports in three provinces mentioned by the President in her State of the Nation address in July.

The Dublin Port Tunnel Scam (tags)

The €1 billion euro Dublin Port Project, directed by Halliburton subsidiary KBR, has been plagued with construction problems, and from this viewpoint alone looks like becoming another financial black hole to the benefit of a military contractor. But there is more to the story: back in 1990, when there was a chance to move Dublin Port, thus providing room for much-needed expansion and removing Port traffic from the city streets, the State chose instead to leave the Port where is was and instead build the Port Tunnel. Earlier this year, the Progressive Democrats, partner in the Irish government, revived the plan to move the Port, when the tunnel was almost complete. This article examines why.

Stewart Alexander: Liberty Quarry vs. Reason (tags)

Stewart Alexander, the Peace and Freedom Party Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor, says, “My campaign is concerned with two main issues; ending the Iraq War and recruiting for the war on Liberty Quarry.”

Truth About Immigrants (tags)

True Facts About Immigration

Immigrant Detention Centers to find a use! (tags)

Should people should be preparing themselves to resist if "HR 4437" passes?

Report: Housing Will Slow, Claiming 800,000 Jobs (tags)

LOS ANGELES -- A sustained decline will hit the U.S. housing market next year, costing the nation as many as 800,000 jobs, according to a new economic report released Wednesday.

Populist #20 (tags)

On the Judicial Branch, continued

Stop Israel’s ongoing Colonization of Palestine: (tags)

This week has been marked by extensive land confiscation and isolation, from Tamoun in the northern Jordan Valley to Hebron in the South. House demolitions are taking place in the northwestern areas to completely depopulate areas isolated by the Wall and to create further space for settlement expansion. In Jerusalem, a sophisticated scheme of ghettoization is preparing the ethnic cleansing of the city. A combination of ghetto gates, roads, tunnels and walls will ensure that most of the lands around Jerusalem are stolen and villages are completely isolated and controlled by the Occupation.

Not Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose--It's the Whole Ball of Wax (tags)

Americans have been, and remain, all to willing to trade away a heritage of freedom for a false promise of security being peddled by charlatans in Congress and the White House.

Possible Fraud inside LAUSD construction contracts (tags)

African Americans were to receive approximately $15 million in construction contracts, based on a report issued by the Los Angeles Unified School District Small Business Program. These contracts were awarded, but not to African Americans.

US: The origin of the mysterious 9/11 'melt down'? (tags)

"There was ruin and terror in Manhattan, but, over the Hudson River in New Jersey, a handful of men were dancing. As the World Trade Center burned and crumpled, the five men celebrated and filmed the worst atrocity ever committed on American soil as it played out before their eyes."

Call for a Roadless Summer against I-69 and Neoliberal Globalization (tags)

North America's economic planners have re-prioritized the construction of I-69, the NAFTA superhighway. Connecting Canada, the United States, and Mexico, the highway would serve to increase the flow of goods complicit with the expansion of "free" trade. The effects of this highway are both local and global.

Possible Fraud of LAUSD Construction Contracts (tags)

The Los Angeles Unified School District, Facilities Management Department published a report that African Americans were awarded approximately $15 million in LAUSD construction contracts in their March, 2004 Small Business Program (SBE) year-end report. Based on the contracts that we received from the LAUSD, African Americans did not receive 1% of that amount.

S. KOREA. Construction Mafia is Continuing Terrorizing Residents (tags)

Seoul's mayor, the city council hand in hand with the construction mafia, step by step are driving thousands of "ordinary" families out off the center of the city.

Los Angeles Unified School District possible fraud Black and Hisp. construction contracts (tags)

The LAUSD may be committing fraud with Black and Hispanic construction contracts

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) (tags)

The LAUSD may be committing fraud with minority construction contracts

Email or letter writing campaign (tags)

The Los Angeles Unified School System (Facilities Services Division), has only awarded $8 million in construction contracts to African Americans. But $78 million in construction contracts were awarded to Hispanics, and $61 million to Asian/Pacific Islanders.

S. KOREA, "Summer Struggle"... (tags)

...a great experience of unity and solidarity

S. KOREAN's AGAINST THE CONSTRUCTION MAFIA (tags)

Today (KST) during a struggle propaganda tour it cames to clashes between from the construction mafia hired gangsters and protesters.

The blood-stained Olympic Games! (tags)

In the modern Gulags of the Olympic Games the human life is insignificant in front of the national pride of the bosses and the success of the Olympiad, which is just a big celebration of the globalised capitalism!

As conservatives say, actions have consequences... (tags)

"We're seeing lake after lake where there aren't any fish. It seems to be a plague that has escalated."

Why Does the World Hate Israel? (tags)

Up Against The Wall ! Israel ! (tags)

People who attack the World Court for its July 9 Ruling on the Israeli wall in the Occupied Territories should beware.

S. Korea, New Attacks Against Migrant Activists (tags)

Now since 215 days we're fighting, the "ruling" class started again to attack us.

South Korea, Terror of the Construction Mafia (tags)

But inhabitants of a residential area in Ilsan are fighting back!

Israeli-Arab Workers Are Marked With A red X To Help Israeli Snipers (tags)

This is what Zionist Democracy looks like! The Arab construction workers building the Israeli Knesset building must mark their hardhats with a red "X" so that the Israeli Army snippers can keep better aim on their heads! Read this report from Ynet-online, Israel's biggest paper.

STOP THE TRIPLE FENCE - Coastal Commission Hearing Wed. Feb 18th (tags)

The California Coastal Commission is meeting on Wedensday, February 18th at 12 noon at the Lodge at Torrey Pines in La Jolla to decide whether or not to allow the construction of the Triple Border Fence on the US/Mexico Border. You can attend the hearing and show your opposition!

Protest Against Racist Attacks In Workplace (tags)

A protest is being organized against racist attacks on workers in San Francisco. There is a national epidemic of racist incidents in the workplace.

[gangbox] LIFE IS CHEAP..BUT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS ARE EXPENSIVE (tags)

LIFE IS CHEAP...BUT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS ARE EXPENSIVE..or, why construction continues to be such a hazardous industry to work in..

[gangbox] SCABS OF NEW YORK (tags)

SCABS OF NEW YORK...rat contractors, company unions and the decline of union labor in the Manhattan residential construction sector

The Cancer of Sprawl (tags)

Indians are not anti-business. Casinos are proof of that. But most native people I know do oppose unnecessary destruction of soils and wetlands.

[gangbox] LA NUEVA CARA DE CONSTRUCCION (tags)

LA NUEVA CARA DE CONSTRUCCION...how mass immigration has changed the American building trades

Israel offering free land to encourage Judaization of Galilee (tags)

KOBE members, stake your claim. One way tickets available - free of charge.

ELF Action in San Diego (tags)

If you build it, we will burn it

BostontoPalestine (tags)

BostontoPalestine

Extremist Judicial Nominee Passes on Largely Partisan Vote (tags)

Victor Wolski’s ideology makes him uniquely unqualified for the Court of Federal Claims where he would decide whether taxpayers must pay corporations to comply with health, safety, environmental, and other safeguards.

Nothing but lip service (tags)

Then there’s military tax relief — or the lack thereof. As Bush and Republican leaders in Congress preach the mantra of tax cuts, they can’t seem to find time to make progress on minor tax provisions that would be a boon to military homeowners, reservists who travel long distances for training and parents deployed to combat zones, among others.

Bechtel wins oil contracts (tags)

Last month, multi-billionaire Riley Bechtel was sworn in as a member of President Bush's Export Council to advise the government on how to create markets for American companies overseas. It was hardly a surprise to the 104th wealthiest man in world, whose family had amassed its fortune in mega-construction projects around the globe was tapped to advise the Bush administration on trade.

Don't Blame the Killer (tags)

Blame the US. . . Further Instructions: Quickly denounce this article as the work of the Corporate Media. . . preferrably Foxnews. Carry on.

Bechtel corruption info. (tags)

Bechtel Corporation Info. -- Employees: 47,000 -- Current projects: 900 -- Countries: 60 -- Ownership: Bechtel family -- Founded: 1898 -- Major projects: BART, Boston's Big Dig, Hoover Dam and the Channel Tunnel rail link between Britain and France. -- Revenues: $13.4 billion (2001)

GOOD NEWS FOR SENATOR FEINSTEIN (tags)

The firm her husband owns a substantial interest in just won a lucrative U.S. Army contract last week to help President George W. Bush wage his imperialist wars in the Middle East!

Feinstein Gets Richer (tags)

Perini Corporation Selected by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for $100 million in Construction Projects in U.S. Central Command's Area of Operations. Feinstein's husband Blum and his partner own 75% of Perini Corp.

STOP THE MILITARIZATION OF THE MEXICO-US BORDER (tags)

current measures in the Homeland Security Act will make construction of the triple fence between San Diego and Tijuana a priority.

9-11: burying the evidence? (tags)

read this and form your own opinions about what you have been told about 9-11

URGENT! ECUADORIAN ACTIVISTS BLOCKADE OCP PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION (tags)

ECUADORIAN ACTIVISTS BLOCKADE CITIGROUP FUNDED OCP PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION - PHONE CALLS NEEDED TO INSURE THEIR SAFETY AND CANCEL THE PROJECT !

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