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Recent news from the “front," as the 837th U.S. GI has died in Iraq.
WHAT IS IT WORTH?
Weapons that can incapacitate crowds of people by sweeping a lightning-like beam of electricity across them are being readied for sale to military and police forces in the US and Europe.
Amnesty International today called for the immediate appointment of a special counsel to investigate the torture and ill-treatment of prisoners in United States custody, citing leaked memoranda from the Departments of Justice and Defense.
Capitalism, monoculture and remote politicians had left north eastern Brazil in a bad way. Then small farming communities started reviving their land and their fortunes, by rejecting the conventional wisdom of competition. Naji Makarem investigates.
British activist and volunteer circus clown Jo Wilding and documentary maker David Martinez described war profiteering in Iraq and the murder of civilians by occupation forces, while speaking in Flagstaff, Arizona
Rumors of a draft coming out are more than rumors, they are true.
In an exclusive interview with BreakForNews.com he said that Ashcroft's legal actions against Edmonds were: "clearly intended to keep her from bringing out in public information that could lead.... to criminal indictments and possible convictions of major political figures."
Come out to Sisterfire NYC on Saturday, June 19th! A day to raise awareness and unite our communities to end all forms of
Jeremy Hinzman, Hero
AGENT ORANGE, THE CHEMICAL, has killed, is still killing, and causing great suffering to over three million people in Vietnam.
e-Spirit Holdings, LLC is a front for a nation-wide scandal. Editor, Keli Swenson's real name is Celeste Miranda. Celeste Miranda is a wanted felon and has both federal and state warrants out for her arrest. The latest response from Celeste Miranda: June 13, 2004 - "Game Over. You won. But a vendetta like that is never good. In the end, what did you really win?" We say the end has not yet come; Celeste Miranda has not stopped her operations and justice has not been served.
Myth: USA is fighting terrorism.
FAS Secrecy and Government Bulletin see the Nov.,
The Really REALLY Democratic Bazaar is an opportunity for us to demonstrate *real democracy* in the midst of the sham that is the Democratic National Convention. We will gather on the Boston Common, July 27th noon-8pm, to manifest and celebrate our imaginations and skills, our communities and our inter-connections, our diversity and our autonomy, our love and our freedom. The Bazaar is a place to demonstrate the realms of creativity that already exist within and around each of us. It will be a public gathering space at which we can share our practices and visions of a better world in the form of a free, celebratory, open-air, public “market.”
Irish Political Activist Ken O'Keefe suffered concussion and bruising at the hands of an Israeli prison guard Monday evening, five days into his hunger strike against detention and possible deportation. He was arrested last Thursday for attempting to enter Gaza to discuss the P10K plan with representatives from Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
the news today on AP and other wires is:
Good morning from Baghdad
Noam Chomsky, author, linguist, university professor and political activist, joined the 'Another World is Possible! Network' in the Kossuth Club, Budapest, for a Sunday afternoon of questions and answers on today's most vital questions. The audio track of the video of the debate can be downloaded in English, first of a three part series.
WRITTEN ON HANDHELD WHILE IN A LIVING ROOM
Josu Lariz Iriondo was tried in Argentina on 8th June in the Comodoro Py Court. The result will be made public on 17th June. This is his testimony in court – a clear example of what Spanish repression and ‘justice’ have been gor Basques in the latest years. There is a new government in Spain, and expectations for the Basque Country continue to be very poor: .
Todas las plataformas de Gipuzkoa contrarias a la incineracion y el sindicato agrario EHNE convocan a una manifestacion el dia 19 de Junio en El Boulevard Donostiarra a la 18:00 horas
Some US-based media and NGOs are pressing the US Government to declare the crisis in Darfur, Sudan, as genocide. The Nile Basin Society has issued a press release and started an online petition to set the record straight.
I take succor in the fact that these are the same media that, for the sake of ratings and profits, zealously disseminated the lies of the Bush dictatorship to promote the war against Iraq, and who censored (and continue to censor) voices of dissent transform Reagan into a demigod
Deportation Can't Hide Thailand's Treatment of the Akha Hill Tribe.
Among these secret elite groups, there is no longer a line drawn between believing that scarcity is the fundamental state of human affairs and ACTING TO MAKE IT SO. In truth, there never was such a line.
Implants for pets,implants for the homeless, implants for depression, implants for...???
Police, followed by private guards, arrived at the site of the tree sit in the Red Hill Valley yesterday afternoon (June 1, 2004), forcing supporters on the ground to leave rather than be arrested.
CSPAN aired coverage on House Resolution 640. Opening statement provided below. A majority of Representatives voted against seeking more information on Abu Ghraib, despite evidence of missing information.
ZNet | Venezuela
Cia still trying to "prove" WMD hoax
It has become very fashionable to believe that the neocons are on the run, and their hold over American politics has finally come to an end. Nothing could be further from the truth. Although Iraq isn't going well, and the torture issue is proving to be a bit of an embarrassment for certain Washington elites, the power of the neocons continues pretty much unabated. They are keeping a low profile until it is clear that oil prices will stay low enough for Bush to be reelected, but their ultimate plans for the Middle East and the world remain in place, and are quietly advancing. Americans who think that some fairy godmother - either the CIA, 'patriotic' U. S. generals, or the U. S. Congress - is going to rescue them are dreaming in technicolor. All kinds of terrible legal things are supposed to be in the works for Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Ashcroft, and all the infamous neocons from Wolfowitz on down. Just who exactly will be bringing all these people to justice?
The techniques of psychological humiliation devised, implemented and
“Hatred has already appeared from their mouths but what their hearts conceal
The Summit of the Group of Eight (G-8), the US and other wealthy “democracies,” networked from June 8-10 in Georgia to advance their free market plans while a state of emergency led to the suspension of basic constitutional rights. Not the “Miami model” of repression but the logical next step of domestic repression.
Bill Clinton, 42nd President, USA, 1993-2001
www.icasualties.org has taken the place of the lunaville site for posting of "confirmed" casualties of the Iraq war. U.S. troops killed as of today are 834. Here are more details:
A Republican PR firm trying to shut down Michael Moore's new film. If you scroll down you'll see that they thoughtfully provide a list of email addresses for major theatre chains, so visitors to their site can let theatre owners know that they appreciate and patronize businesses that don't buckle under to right wing thuggery.
Can Progressives succeed in advancing the "Progressive Agenda" within the Democratic Party?
In the midst of the recent Madrid bombings, Hibz ut-Tahrir (Party of
This is about another severe case of medical neglect at Montana State Prison. The administration and DOC are letting
ANTI NATO ANTI BUSH 2004 JUNE ISTANBUL
The second shoe to drop in this frantic week of legislative activity will hit on Wednesday, June 16, when the U.S. House of Representatives takes up the Interior Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2005.
cinco compañeros son detenidos en manifestacio de apoyo a pres@s politic@s en la Universidad de La Frontera, temuko, chile
cinco compañeros fueron detenidos ayer lunes al interior de la Universidad de La frontera por fuerzas especiales, con la autorizacion de la vicerectora ANA MARIA GONZALEZ