fix articles 9152, republican convention
Why The GOP Can't Defeat The Vagina! (tags)
Why The GOP Can't Defeat The Vagina!
A Few Minutes with the Real Andy Rooney (tags)
Zenger's Newsmagazine associate editor Leo E. Laurence recalls his meeting with the late Andy Rooney, longtime commentator for the CBS news show "60 Minutes." They encountered each other at the 1996 Republican Convention in San Diego and Rooney personally apologized for his infamous on-air homophobic slur six years earlier.
Olbermann's Sacking Shifts US Media Further Right (tags)
corrupted corporate media
Reviewing Project Censored's Latest Top 25 Censored Stories (tags)
Project Censored's fabulous new book.
The U.S. Creeps Closer to a Police State (tags)
When word first arrived that the G-20 would be meeting in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, activists began organizing protest demonstrations. Events like this are what freedom of speech is made for. What better occasion to protest than a meeting of the world’s 20 top leaders — most of them deservedly hated — where they will be imposing policy on billions of people worldwide? The majority of protesters consisted of labor and community groups; they encountered an army of police…literally.
Hey, Prez-Elect Obama: Say “Thanks” to Alan Greenspan! (tags)
Sen. John McCain’s presidential candidacy was done in mostly by a Wall Street-Financial Meltdown, in late Sept. 2008. This phenomenon took the issue of “national security,” which favored him, off the table, and replaced it with “the economy,” which was Sen. Obama’s strongest suit. The fact that Dubya is the most unpopular president in history, coupled with having $639 million to spend, all added up to a smashing victory for Prez-Elect Obama.
Martial law threat? Rep.Brad Sherman/DN! expose (tags)
California Congressman Brad Sherman says threats were made to instigate martial law if the Wall Street bailout was not passed. Democarcy NOW! Army Col.Micheal Boatner & THE PROGRESSIVE's editor Mathew Rothschild re: deployment of US troops inside the U.S.
The Ground Noise and the Static: A Chronicle of the Battle of Saint Paul (Illustrated) (tags)
“Please, please, my friends, my dear friends, please, please don’t be diverted by the ground noise and the static”—John McCain, on being interrupted just before he can accept the GOP’s nomination, 9/4/08
“¡Aguirre Si, Labor No!” (tags)
Zenger's Newsmagazine announces its endorsement of progressive Democrat Mike Aguirre for re-election as San Diego city attorney, despite the opposition of reactionary city employee unions more concerned with preserving the pensions of current city workers than protecting the salaries and benefits of future ones.
Action Alert: Republican Convention in LA this Weekend. (tags)
This is an open call to protest the political agenda of the Republican Party this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Location: THE HYATT REGENCY CENTURY PLAZA HOTEL, LOS ANGELES 2025 AVENUE OF THE STARS LOS ANGELES , CA 90067 Dates: AUGUST 18-20, 2006 Source: http://www.cagop.org/
November 2nd World Can't Wait (tags)
On November 2nd, in over 60 cities across the country including high schools and colleges in many of these cities, The World Can’t Wait Drive Out the Bush Regime launches the first national movement in American history dedicated to driving a sitting president out of office.
Part 2: Subsersive Comedy Opens in LA (tags)
This inflammatory comedy, which first opened during the 2004 Republican Convention in New York City, will be shown in the Los Angeles Area from May 20 to June 25. There will be two shows in Downtown LA, Friday, May 20, at 8 PM, and Saturday, May 1, at 10:30 PM. To see additional shows in Santa Barbara, Glendale, and Santa Monica, make your reservation by calling this toll free number: 1 (888) 475 6181.
Video: Subversive Play Hits LA (tags)
THIS IS A 3 MN VIDEO ABOUT THIS PLAY
Republican White House Sex Scandal (tags)
News of a sex scandal during the Reagan and Bush years hits the fan.
DETAILS OF FBI SEIZURE OF GLOBAL IMC SERVER. (tags)
Here are 3 articles posted by Truthout on the Oct. 7 raid, in the UK , on the servers of Global Indy Media and several local IMC's, apparently instigated by one IMC's posting of a photo of an undercover agent in Europe.
Coup D' Tat in AMERICA (tags)
This should be read by every Americian before November!!
2,000 Arrested In Battle For New York (tags)
There have been complaints and plaudits for the New York police this week as they toiled to contain myriad protests that erupted in Manhattan, arresting almost 2,000 people over four days, but mostly managing to keep activists away from the Republican Convention.
BTL:Pagan Priestess Starhawk Draws Connection Between Spirituality and... (tags)
...Political Activism ~ Interview with Starhawk, pagan priestess and nonviolent direct action organizer, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Drawing A Line In The Sand: Bush & The Election (tags)
Shortly after Bush stole the 2000 election, I wrote an article in which I suggested that it might be wise to consider the purchase of an AK47 as an investment. Today those words sound strangely prophetic, yet eerie alien.
Endorse July 25 Protest at Democratic Convention (tags)
Bring the troops home now! Sun. July 25 12 Noon, Boston Common
COUNTERCONVENTION.ORG LAUNCHES WEB-BASED PROTEST TOOLS JUST IN TIME FOR THE RNC (tags)
New York City is gearing up for massive protests around the Republican National Convention slated for August 29th through September 4th. Everyone from community based organizations to unions to faith-based-groups to global justice activists is preparing for this epic event. CounterConvention.org is a website designed to help facilitate communication and resources for all those opposed to the RNC.
Delivering the NO! to Bush and All That He Stands For (tags)
The Crackdown on Dissent (tags)
The Crackdown on Dissent. NOW looks at November’s Miami protests and their aftermath to examine whether law enforcement was maintaining order or abusing power.
That these issues I keep hearing about--of the increased use of police and military force in this country--are real. They're not happening in the future; they're happening today.
Whose Police? Our Police! (tags)
"Whose fucking police? Our fucking police!" chant Philly ACT UP. “The people who chant this will never be creative. The people, bad slogans, will always be defeated.” New twists on tired slogans, new tactics such as coming as protesting the protest...for fun!
SAT. NOON: Hit Arnie Again (tags)
Protest Arnold Schwarzenegger's Disrespect for Women and Immigrants Outside the California Republican Convention NOON - 2 PM Saturday, 9/13 Outside the LAX Marriott - 5855 W. Century Blvd. (at Airport Blvd) outside California Republican Convention
Plans to protest the Republican Convention (tags)
The Face of the Opposition - If we were conspiracy-minded, we'd have to wonder if the Republicans are behind this.
A Personal Chronicle of a Season of ‘Better to Laugh than Cry” Antiwar Activism. (tags)
Here is one NY-RTS' memories of the recent past- a memory of the particular groups anti-war activism.-- To be published on-line in the Journal of Aesthetics and protest. (print issue #2 to be released in late June, early July)
Biojustice San Diego (tags)
This video documents the overwhelming police response to the recent Biojustice protests in San Diego.
October 22 Coalition - Voices from Pershing Square (tags)
August 13. 2000, The Rally for Mumia Abu Jamal, Pershing Square. October 22 Coalition activists speak out on the issues of police brutality, the racist death penalty, the murders committed by police in LA and beyond. Richard Ellard and Brian Smith, whose family members were murdered by officers while in police custody, are interviewed along with veteran activist Joey Johnson, well known for burning a US flag at the 1984 Republican Convention, taking his case all the way to the Supreme Court, and winning it. Powerful story telling! (12 minutes)
Who Says We Didn't Get Good Press? (tags)
So maybe it's only a free community newspaper, and it's not owned by a media conglomerate, but it's widely read in my town. This was the lead editorial in this week's Santa Monica Mirror.
Camcorder Owners: Take to the L.A. Streets! (tags)
Media Alliance, a San Francisco Bay Area media activist organization, sent out a "call to action" today for grassroots video coverage of police civil rights violations against non-violent protesters at the Democratic Convention. "In the age of Rodney King and the Ramparts scandal, police misconduct can and will be documented and televised," said Andrea Buffa, Media Alliance’s executive director.
Write to CNN and PRAISE them for this. (tags)
Judge Issues restraining order against LAPD raids on activist HQ (tags)
Court order issued today barring LAPD from raids on convergence spaces and puppets
PROTEST THE CONVENTIONS!!!! (tags)
Republican Convention-Philadelphia July 31-August 3 Democratic Convention-Los Angeles August 14-17