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Unity Archive Project (tags)

Link to an archive of Unity newspaper from the 1980s.

Asian American Stereotypes in Media (tags)

Asian American Stereotypes in Media

“Censoring Palestine” event at UC Berkeley (tags)

Report on UC Berkeley Event: Censoring Palestine at the University and Academic Freedom at the Crossroads, March, 6, 2015, Boalt Law School- “Censoring Palestine” Event at UC Berkeley claims denial of free speech from perch at prestigious taxpayer-funded venue

Geekout's Links: Oct-16-2013 (tags)

The government is shut down, but not in the way the real anarchists want. Against this backdrop of partisan conflict, the world is changing in big ways.

USA/Philippines: Feminism’s March from Nation to Home (tags)

Johanna Brenner interviews Filipina feminist activist and writer Ninotchka Rosca about organizing in a transnational world.

On the 69th Pearl Harbor Day, Fight Racism in the United States (tags)

The Day that will live in infamy” Today, the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), AWARE and MHC marks the 69th year of the infamous Japanese fascist sneak attack on Pearl Harbor naval base in December 08, 1941 ( in the Philippines, Dec.7 Pacific Time). The public should know, that at that time the attack coincided with the bombing of the major cities of the Philippines and two days later, the Japanese invaded the country and the Philippines was involved in a colonial war not of its choosing. JFAV with People's CORE marked the day with a memorial meeting yesterday in FACLA with a private ceremonies and meeting. Scores of Filipino World War II veterans, widows and relatives as well as advocates attended the memorial.

Free College Grants and Tuition Opportunities (tags)

The federal government is putting more money into the hands of college students than ever before and much of the impetus behind it is the No Child Left Behind Act. The measures help to assure that more primary and secondary schools are held accountable for making sure kids get the attention and education they deserve without prejudices. Which means a much higher percentage of high school students are earning diplomas. More students stand a chance of attending college when the right financial and social resources are available to them along with educators with the know-how and experience to guide them to the right academic and career choices.

MHC DEMANDS GENUINE PUBLIC APOLOGY TO THE FILIPINOS FROM ADAM CAROLLA AND THE CBS (tags)

We are speaking on behalf of the Filipino American immigrants and the Filipino people in general on your recent public pronouncement against us. In your radio program you mentioned that Filipino world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is illiterate and prays to chicken bones. You further added that the Philippines is nothing but Pacquiao and sex tours. Really, Mr. Carolla, these whole racist remarks from a supposedly intelligent person like you, being part of the media, is all about you and not us.

LETTER TO THE RACISt ADAM COROLLA (tags)

It is high time that you practice professionalism in media, Mr. Carolla. On behalf of the Filipino American immigrants and the Filipino people whom you have unnecessarily hurt, we demand a real and genuine public apology from you . This time we will not take your racial tirade sitting down. We are writing to your sponsors for them to withdraw their support as your program is not worthy of public trust and respect.

Were You at the March on Washington? (tags)

Two websites designed to energize Tea Party volunteers.

“Little Guantanamo” Exposing the CMU (tags)

Daniel has an article on The Huffington Post today! Please comment on the article so it gets seen by all and makes it on the home page! Digg it, Twitter it, Share, become a fan, Buzz up, etc. Do it all! Please spread the word in every way possible. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-mcgowan/tales-from-inside-the-us_b_212632.html

May-June 2009 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest (tags)

No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!

Chicago NISN National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conf: Successful Conference! (tags)

Successful Ending! Together We Build A New Immigrant Workers Rights and Justice Movements of 2009!

Radical Women Conference Aims to Expand and Embolden Feminist Movement (tags)

Optimistic rebels from all walks of life are invited to participate in a national Radical Women conference, The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism, to be held at the San Francisco Women’s Building, October 3-6, 2008.

WOMEN CLOSE DOWNTOWN L.A. STREET; BRAVE NY STORM IN 8TH MARCH COMMEMORATION (tags)

Saturday morning, March 8th, saw police barricades going up at and traffic diverted from Olympic & Broadway Streets as hundreds of women marched in the first International Women's Day mass action in Los Angeles since 1994. Scores of students from the University of Southern California, Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach Community College, University of California Los Angeles, East Los Angeles College, Cal State Los Angeles and from the Fremont, Jordan, Belmont high schools and El Sereno Middle School joined the march against the war. "We're here to let people know that we are with women all around the world who think that the war is unjust and a waste of our government's money," said USC Social Work student Kathryn Cronin. Led by the Mariposa Alliance/GABNet, the historic gathering created a buzz in the world of the U.S. women's movement, which had tended to take March 8th for granted. Ma-Al/GABNet called for the return of International Women's Day to its historic and political context, and to use 8th March as a statement against US-led imperialist wars, notably in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Philippines.

Confronting U.S. Empire: Reviewing Filipino American Insurgent Intellectual Production (tags)

This new intervention by internationally renowned Filipino scholar E. SAN JUAN, Jr. signals a renewed self-reflection by the Filipino American community and the entire diaspora of nearly 10 million Overseas Contract Workers.

FILIPINOS IN THE UNITED STATES: WHITHER? WHENCE? (tags)

The publication of four essays by Filipino activist-scholar E. SAN JUAN, Jr. on the situation of Filipinos in "the belly of the beast" marks a historic stage in the criticial self-examination of this community at a time when the USA Patriot Act and Bush's "war of terror" have stigmatized this group as somehow connected with the Abu Sayyaf terrorism in the Philippines. It is time for Filipinos in the U.S. to stand up and fight continuing racial stigmatization and inferiorization of the Filipino national identity. Makibaka, huwag matakot!

Send your unfinished knitting to be part of "Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (tags)

Initially an exploration of the sky high incidence of mental illness among Asian American women, incisive writer and performer Kristina Wong mixes sharp humor and shaky psychology in Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, a semi-autobiographical, serio-comic quest for a cheap fix to eradicate depression, anxiety and all-out neuroses. What came first? The chicken or the egg? Asian American women offing themselves en masse or the maddening world? Wong's irreverent and provocative work has given her a national cult following for "politically charged art with unapologetic humor." -Bitch Magazine

September 2006: National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest (tags)

No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!

FILIPINAS EVERYWHERE (tags)

In the light of the profound economic and political crisis in the Philippines today, what could be the significance of celebrating the one-hundred year anniversary of the coming of Filipino contract labor to Hawaii? Are Filipinos the new compradors for the militarist U.S. Empire? Or are they harbingers of a new generation of combatants from the oppressed communities? At the turn of the century, the revolutionary organizer Rosa Luxemburg elegized the dismal plight of the subjugated natives. Today, US Special Forces are back to reconquer the neocolony, with the natives no longer smiling, now up in arms, united with people of color in Venezuela, Palestine, Hawaii, Nepal, Mexico, and other battlefronts of our beleaguered planet. Whither the Filipino diaspora?

7/28-30 Washington, DC: National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference (tags)

Together, We Build A New National, Broad-Based, Immigrant Rights / Civil Rights Movement!

WEN HO LEE’S LEGAL VICTORY- A VICTORY FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS! (tags)

The Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) rejoice with the prominent Asian –American scientist Wen Ho Lee and his family over his legal victory last week from his being wrong fully accused as “ a foreign spy or agent for China” and being jailed for the racist accusations.We in the CIDR and its allied organizationss will continue our struggle against racism and its all its evil intents and manifestations in order to uphold America’s ideals of genuine freedom and democracy. The legal victory of Wen Ho Lee is an sinpiration for us all!

7/28-30 Washington DC: National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference (tags)

Together, We Build A New National, Broad-Based, Immigrant Rights / Civil Rights Movement!

THE FILIPINO PEASANT IMAGINATION VERSUS AMERICAN LEFTISM (tags)

The following remarks are intended to supplement the author's paper "Blueprint for a Bulosan Project" posted in the online journal OUR OWN VOICE. This essay critiques the position of "leftists" in the elite U.S. academies who claim a "manifest destiny" to civilize colonized subalterns and peasant radicals like the Filipino writer Carlos Bulosan who (they claim) have failed to take "America" out of a transnationalizing U.S. Studies. Are we seeing a replay of the "Thomasites" who produced generations of neocolonized "little brown brothers" now serving U.S. imperialist aggression in Iraq, Aghanistan, Palestine, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, and in the Philippines, its former direct colony? "By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea...."

FILIPINOS IN THE U.S.A. AND AROUND THE WORLD: WHENCE AND WHITHER? (tags)

About ten million Filipinos are now scattered in the U.S. and around the world, chiefly as exploited migrant labor. Meanwhile, 85 million Filipinos--with the exception of a tiny privileged minority--are sufffering and resisting the current repressive regime in a rapidly deteriorating neocolonized social order. The Philippines has one of the most durable and vibrant revolutionary traditions in the whole world--the first Asian people to revolt against Western colonialism. 4.1 million Filipinos died opposing U.S. domination in the Filipino-American War at the turn of the last century. Today Filipinos are engaged in a popular democratic revolutionary process against U.S. imperialism and its local agents. Can overseas Filipinos contribute to the radical transformation of a world afflicted by the atrocities and terrors of global capitalism?

October 05 U.S. Immigrant News Alert! (tags)

First They Come to the "Illegals".... The worsen situations of U.S. immigrant rights! "Injury To One Is Injury to All!"

CARLOS BULOSAN TODAY (tags)

Self-educated at the Los Angeles Public Library in the Thirties, Carlos Bulosan, the militant Filipino writer and labor activist, died on September 11, 1956. His death anniversary last month provided the occasion for the Filipino community to celebrate his contribution to the revolutionary struggle of peoples everywhere for justice, dignity, and self-determination. Bulosan was part of the community of progressive Los Angeles-based intellectuals (Carey McWilliams, Sanora Babb, Louis Adamic, Ring Lardner Jr. and others) victimized by McCarthyism and fascist reaction. His example of resistance continues to inspire people of color everywhere.

E. SAN JUAN's NEW BOOK ON CLASS STRUGGLE IN THE GLOBAL CULTURAL FRONT (tags)

E. SAN JUAN's new book of essays, Working Through the Contradictions: From Cultural Theory to Critical Practice (Bucknell University Press), engages with, among other things, the problem of cultural revolution in the Philippines and the plight of the Filipino Overseas Contract Workers, the 10 million Filipino diaspora, around the world. Without revolutionary theory, as Lenin said, there cannot be any revolutionary praxis. This is a small contribution to the formation of that theory in practice.

Black trade unionists urge labor unity (tags)

PHOENIX — “There are no more common allies than the broad community and organized labor, and there are no more natural allies than organized labor and the African American community,” Coalition of Black Trade Unionists President Bill Lucy told the estimated 1,500 delegates at the 34th annual CBTU convention here May 26.

Author Neiwert to Speak in Temecula Sept 24 (tags)

Journalist David Neiwert will be the featured speaker at the September informational meeting of Peace Works! in Temecula Valley on September 24, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Temecula United Methodist Church, and is a free event which is open to the public. David Neiwert is a journalist whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, and MSNBC.com. His latest book, "DEATH ON THE FOUR OF JULY: The Story of a Killing, a Trial, and Hate Crime in America", discusses hate crimes in a broad context as well as focusing on a particular July 4, 2000 incident in Ocean Shores, Washington.

AreYouRegistered.com to Target Asian American community (tags)

The Asian Pacific Islander (API) c ommunity is the fastest growing minority group in the United States yet only half (53%) of eligible are even registered to vote. In a contest that might be decided by a few hundred votes, will the API community be heard?

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists: Mobilize the vote (tags)

Bush lies ‘coming and going,’ CBTU leader charges

Pat Tillman is not a hero: He got what was coming to him (tags)

However, in my neighborhood in Puerto Rico, Tillman would have been called a "pendejo," an idiot. This was not "Ramon or Tyrone," who joined the military out of financial necessity

The Racist Tapestry of Lord of the Rings! (tags)

I don't imagine that it was the intention of the director or the producers of the Lord of the Rings films to paint a racist stereotypical tapestry over what could be described as a basic set of principles of humanity's behavior in the natural environment and with each other.

More Labor Solidarity (tags)

Jesse Jackson Will Join The Grocery Strike Picket Line in Santa Monica Sunday Oct 19 at the Vons Market 710 N. Broadway. Call UFCW Hotline for more info 310-395-7768

GRASSROOTS REDRESS HERO BERT NAKANO PASSES (tags)

GRASSROOTS REDRESS HERO BERT NAKANO PASSES ON SEPT. 27 IN GARDENA

Protest Against (tags)

July 17th, Hollywood. Some 40 anti-racist Activists gathered outside the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel on Highland Blvd. in Los Angeles to protest against the FOX network and it's broadcasting of the racist, anti-Asian television show, "Banzai!"

PROTEST RACIST FOX NETWORK SHOW, (tags)

A CALL TO ACTION WHAT: Protest Fox at the annual Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. WHERE: The Renaissance Hotel at Hollywood and Highland, 1755 North Highland. Hollywood. For directions: http://www.renaissancehollywood.com/directions.asp WHEN: Thursday, July 17, from 8-10 a.m. WHY: Express your disapproval at the new Fox Television Show, "Banzai."

Protest FOX's racist (tags)

Asian Americans invite everyone to join in protest against the FOX network broadcasting of "Banzai!"... a show filled with racist stereotypes against Asian people (graphic from the official "Banzai" press kit).

Petition to Remove Congressman Howard Coble (tags)

The Yellowworld.org Petition to remove Congressman Howard Coble (R-NC) from his position as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security for his endorsement of the Japanese American internment.

Yellowworld.org Press Release: Petition to Remove Rep. Howard Coble (tags)

LOS ANGELES, CA - Asian American internet watchdog Yellowworld.org has launched an online petition at http://removecoble.yellowworld.org) to demand the resignation of Congressman Howard Coble from his position as Chair of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security.

Shaq's Apology Not Good Enough (tags)

Repost of a commentary on SF Gate about Shaq's racist comments last year about Chinese NBA player Yao Ming.

As racism pervades the body politic, A new civil rights movement grows (tags)

Trent Lott’s racist remarks earlier this month may have served to strengthen a growing civil rights movement to defend affirmative action. The Supreme Court agreed on Dec. 2 to hear Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger, which have been described as the most significant civil rights cases since Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. The cases’ outcome will decide whether or not the nation’s colleges and universities can continue to use affirmative action in their admissions policies.

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aziatik rhythms special on asian punk culture, marginalization and identity.

LISTEN TO AZIATIK RHYTHMS ON KPFK (tags)

AZIATIK RHYTHMS ON SATURDAY NOV 30TH - ASIAN PUNK CULTURE, MARGINALIZATION AND IDENTITY.

Yellowworld and the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Team Up (tags)

Fourteen-year-old Anna Guo shot three times in stomach by Ventura rookie officer Kristin Rupp while attempting suicide with a steak knife. Minor now charged with felony assault to cover up officer's negligent shooting.

Wellesley Students Protest College's Lack of Commitment to Multiculturalism (tags)

A diverse group of students at Wellesley College is protesting the institution's protracted neglect of curricular and student life issues concerning its largest minority population, Asian and Asian American students.

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