fix articles 84512, michael franti
What Mumia Abu-Jamal Never Learned (tags)
On the eve of the United States premiere of In Prison My Whole Life at the Sundance Festival on January 20-25, the battle for the life and freedom of Mumia Abu-Jamal heats up in the news media and the streets of far-flung cities while he awaits a crucial appellate court ruling and prepares to publish his sixth book from death row. Media activists present photographic evidence disproving the case against him.
HEAL THE OCEANS Benefit Spearheaded by Michael Franti, Jack Johnson Benefit (tags)
SPEARHEAD, ANIMAL LIBERATION ORCHESTRA, MATT McAVENE and CULVER CITY DUB COLLECTIVE rocked the house for the sea and all that lives therein...
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
Michael Franti - I Know I'm Not Alone (tags)
Michael Franti I Know I'm Not Alone A screening of Michael Franti's documentary, I Know I'm Not Alone, followed by a Q&A and solo concert by Franti. The world-renowned musician and human rights worker traveled to Iraq, Palestine, and Israel to explore the human cost of war. With a raw shooting style and editing technique, the documentary offers an intimate view of people working and surviving under the harsh conditions of war and occupation. I Know I'm Not Alone was the winner of the 2005 San Francisco World Film Festival.
"I Know I'm Not Alone" & Michael Franti Solo Performance (tags)
Franti, of Disposible Heroes of Hiphoprisy and Spearhead, brings his film to LA, followed by a solo acoustic performance
small WORLD interview with Albino (tags)
Interview with Nathan Endsley of Albino.
7th Annual 911 Power to the Peaceful Festival (tags)
On Saturday, September 10th 2005, visionary musician, filmmaker and human rights worker, Michael Franti along with his band, Spearhead and Guerrilla Management presented the 7th Annual 911 Power to the Peaceful Festival (PTTP) at Speedway Meadow in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.
JAN. 25-30: Freedom Cinema Festival Returns to Park City (tags)
FREEDOM CINEMA FESTIVAL RETURNS TO PARK CITY Festival Creates Home for Political Films and Leading Activists ‘Celebrating Arts and Media That Matter’ Announces Film Selections and Live Events Lineup January 25 to 30, 2005
Democracy Now's 70-City Exception to the Rulers Book Tour Kicks Off April 13th (tags)
Amy Goodman, host of the national, daily radio/TV program Democracy Now!, is on a national tour to mark the launch of her first book "The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them" (co-written with her brother, journalist David Goodman.)
Unite for Kucinich Now (tags)
All of these problems we're facing today will go away if we can get the right man in office this November. Kucinich is the True American, K/E are just posers. Why is there a deafening silence from the 'alternative' press at this time. Kucinich got 30% in Hawaii- Common Dreams -Nothing! All of the IMCs in supertuesday states- Only Minnesota with a feature front and center... and that was minimal. WTF - this is what IMCs are for- we NEED ti be THE Alternative media now!
Boycott Corporations (tags)
great list of free anti-war anti-bush MP3's from incredible artists including Paula Cole, REM, Bonnie Raitt, Beastie Boys, Michael Franti, Billy Bragg, John Mellencamp and many many more!
Rage. Mistrust. Hatred. Fear. Uncle Sam's enemies within (tags)
A few things have happened recently that show just how powerful -- and, perhaps, unstoppable -- is the march of the right-wing machine in the US. This month the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a right-wing think tank umbilically tied to the Bush administration, declared open warfare on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) deemed too left-wing and set up an organisation called NGOWatch to monitor these liberal pressure groups.
Music Against The War - Overview and Links (tags)
In the concert of voices against the war, artists and musicians are taking their part too. To bypass the censorship of the commercial medias, some artists give their antiwar songs free for downloading. Others take part in concerts and events, make advertisings for anti-war groups, make statements in medias when they are interviewed...
"Bomb the World" MP3 for Download (tags)
More peace songs from a peaceful person
Great Music: Michael Franti, Live, San Francisco (tags)
MP3 for download or streaming // Live, San Francisco Peace Demonstation, March 15, 2003
photoessay: FEB 15 NY AND GLOBAL UPRISING! (PT.2) by Hans Bennett (tags)
This is part two of a two part photoessay documenting the Feb.15 anti-war protest in NY with photos and a personal summary of the day from Hans.
photoessay: FEB 15 NY AND GLOBAL UPRISING! by Hans Bennett (tags)
This is part one of a two part photoessay documenting the Feb.15 anti-war protest in NY with photos and a personal summary of the day from Hans. Part 2 will be out soon!
photoessay: CHANT DOWN BABYLON! artists against war, by Hans Bennett (tags)
On January 30, 2003, Chuck D, Ani Di Franco, Ozomatli, Saul Williams, and Michael Franti performed at an anti-war benefit concert for AWOL magazine. Includes essay and photos from the event.
NION Concert-Ani Difranco Chuck D Spearhead (tags)
RW: Music to Stop the War (tags)
9.11.02 176 Peace Events in Seven Countries (tags)
Here's a short summary of a few of the events closer to home.
Flashpoints Radio July 11: Inglewood videographer arrested; Jenin hit again; mo (tags)
KPFA Flashpoints Radio July 11, 2002: -Inglewood cop videographer arrested/ live screaming audio, Robert Knight report (4 min) -Vieques protests continue under charges Vieques crew helped Venezualan coup attempt (16 min) -ISM Cleva Butterly from Jenin where crazed Israelis open fire on marketplace once again, hitting a ten year old and two journalists (18 min) -Network Against Disinformation (NAD) action tomorrow Friday, noon, at the SF Chronicle building at 901 Mission Street cross street Fifth... PLEASE SHOW UP! -end of show (12 min