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Michael Moore's documentary won Best Picture in the People's Choice Awards last night. Yay!!!
How about starting the new year out right by committing together to take a few days out for our mind body and spirit while creating new friendships and deepening old ones? The purpose of the Full Spectrum Living Retreat is to provide a relaxing environment of natural beauty for diverse individuals to come together as a community to explore their mind, body, spirit, and emotions while forging new friendships in the hopes of transforming ourselves and our world for the better.
You hear a lot of things when you work in a hotel lobby. One guest, commenting to her companions on the tsunami disaster in Indonesia, declared, without shame, that "the place is an al-Qaeda breeding ground, you know."
Indigenous groups of the Ecuadorian Amazon are challenging the forces of international development and globalization that predate their lands. Focusing mostly on the efforts of the Quichua Comunidad Sarayacu and the Huaorani, this paper discusses the power of an "authentic indigenous cultural identity" used as a powerful political and environmental preservation tool.
People in my unit used to break bottles over Iraqi civilians' heads.
The man being nominated by George W. Bush to head the Department of Justice is an unjust man who has prostituted the law to serve his boss. Gonzales' rise to fame should be titled: Mr. Death Goes to Washington.
Also Fatima’s letter - a must read
A press release against the illegal detention of Ms. Lynn Henry and Mr. Fhiroze.
REMEMBER EL SALVADOR
A medical marijauna club operating in the bastion of liberal tolerance - West Hollywood - has been forced to move from the city, but not for the reasons one might think. It was due to neighbors' bigotry.
in france many radicals or simple syndicalists militants are going in jail for their ideas and politicals issues
What more proof do you need that the U.S. sponsors “terrorism” and wants civil war in Iraq? See article below. jamie
Prarie Home Companion can be a bit ah shucks NPR for me at times, but lately Garrison is speaking out. This is one of the things he had to say on his web site.
For the pasts several days, we had received several requests from different progress organizations to promote their humanitarian efforts in Asia, includes: Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia. Notes: The information provided here is often not verified by others, dishonest even scams involving donations are a problem in general. Please use information carefully and at your own risk
A member of the House and a member of the Senate have not stood up together to object to a state's electoral college votes since 1877, following the disputed election contest between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden.
o Del propio sujeto social autosoberano dependerá que llegue una nueva democracia como autogobierno antipatronal y antiestatal.
President Bush wants the lawyer who advised him that international rules on the treatment of prisoners were obsolete and “quaint” to become the principal law officer of the United States of America. With a record blemished by his stances on torture and civil rights, Arab Americans are concerned that the nomination of Alberto Gonzales as the new US attorney general would usher in a new era of racial profiling and religious discrimination.
US air strike hits wrong house, kills five in northern Iraq
THE NAKED HEGEMON
Now that Electronic Jim-Crow has officially stolen the 2004 presidential and congressional elections it can be officially declared that the South has finally won the civil war. It took a 150 years for the proslavery, segregationist, white supremacist movement in America to accomplish the task but they finally did it.
Not one red cent? It would mean 40 million of them if that money went to aid and not for yet another gross display of greed. But yes, Clinton, of course, let us spend 40 million so that wealthy sycophants can get dressed up and party.
AMAN Collections has illegally threatened and harrased my elederly parents during the holidays for a school loan that they have nothing to with. I am permanently disabled journeyman pipefitter since 1989 and remain under the care of my doctor, chiropractor and psychologist. I have not been able to work since 1990 and have not been helped by CCCS or Lexington Law after paying off $22,00 indebt in 2001. My credit remains negative and there is no one to help.
Below is an article from a journalist in Iraq for the last six months or so. Unbelievable. Every “American” should be “forced” to read every word of it.
"There's an old saying in Tennessee ... uh, I know it's in Texas ... uh, uh, probably in Tennessee – that uh, says ... uh, fool me once, shame on ... uh, shame on you. Fool me ... ... ... uh, you can't get fooled again." – Dajjal Bush during his 2004 campaign.
"Although it is too early to tell just how many people may be led to Jesus through the work of missionaries in devastated South Asia, Asher expects Christians involved in the relief effort will encounter vast numbers of people that are seeking God in the midst of tragedy." "When they're passing out a bottle of water, a blanket, a lanter, a candle, they're passing out gospel tracts with them," the ministry spokesman says. "So they are definitely taking this opportunity to be a witness of the love of Jesus Christ to the Hindus, to the Muslims, to whoever was affected, certainly fulfilling the commandment to take the gospel to everybody."
The 'tsunami' victims that we don't count
“Losing the Beer Goggles” talks about harmful effects of prescription drugs in addiction treatment therapy, especially antidepressants
Anti-Inaugural events planned for January 20th, Seattle Washington
Vancouver Jan 7, 2005: Bus Riders Union Members Opposes Lower Mainland Fare Increase. This is a short photo documentary about how the Bus Riders Union used the Dec 8, 2004 Translink Meeting to voice ther oppoisition to increase fares. The link for the documentary is below.
There were at least three hazardous chemicals on the train, Berry said.
Cooper's translations of Plato (the new ones) which I threw away in the trash at Border's book store, were so fucking awful Did you read the Euthyphro one? It was complete fucking shit (much unlike your divine self)
Prof. Niman continues an impromptu survey which touches on some the top stories and concerns of last year (and this), including Alberto Gonzales, “peak oil,” the debt crisis, alternative media and orchestrated capitulation by the Democratic Party: “I’ve seen nothing in the last generation from Democrats but their willing ability to roll over and play dead.
Here come the death squads? The recent murder of an Iraqi trade unionist described in the article below may indicate that the U.S. is resorting to methods that proliferated in Central America and other “areas of it’s domain” in the 1980’s. Such actions “limited the effects of social movements” attempting to improve the lives of people of meager means (meaning the majority of the nation in question). But wait. The U.S. wants to improve the lives of common Iraqis doesn’t it?
The deadline for actvities for the international Youth Camp to take part alongside the 2005 World Social forum in Brazil is the 15th of January
Anyone who understands the implications of the the recently decoded ancient Mayan Tzolk'in could not fail to notice the commercial aspect and the wide range of benefits it provides in nearly every field of industry.
Sunday January 9th will be exactly two weeks since the Disaster in south Asia. Christmas and New Years celebrations precluded a focussed moment to pause and reflect and grieve properly. 'Global Vigil for the Global Village' is a self-organizing moment in time where family and neighbours may gather in their communities and hold candlelight vigils. This is not a fundraiser. Monday January 10th allows people leaving work and students after class to connect with colleagues and classmates to reflect on the tragedy in south Asia: http://www.GlobalVigil.TYO.ca for latest locations or to add your own vigil.
Fifth Intercontinental Youth Camp, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Obama says there are two different elections systems in different parts of this country. Then he votes Bush into office!
Beaucoup d’opinions ont déjà été émises sur le contenu du traité constitutionnel. Mais la forme du traité est tout aussi capitale car ce n’est pas qu’une simple constitution. Et il peut nous entraîner dans une grave crise.
Senator Barbara Boxer was the first, and Kim Gandy of the National Organization of Women announced it at a rally in Lafayette Square Park Thursday morning, across from the White House. Senator Boxer would be joining Congressman John Conyers and other House Members in challenging the electoral votes from Ohio in a joint session of Congress called to certify the election.
We Are All Torturers Now. Confirm Gonzales, Bin Laden Wins. " By using torture, we Americans transform ourselves into the very caricature our enemies have sought to make of us."
The truth is slowly coming out about what caused this disaster
In a memo dated December 20 and addressed to Army Chief of Staff General Peter Schoomaker, Lieutenant General James Helmly admitted the danger that his troops would be unable to fulfill all of their obligations was "grave," stressing ominously that the reserve "is rapidly degenerating into a 'broken' force."