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03.02.2013

Mumia Abu-Jamal: “The United States Is Fast Becoming One of the Biggest Open-Air Prisons on Earth”

Mumia Abu-Jamal: “The United States Is Fast Becoming One of the Biggest Open-Air Prisons on Earth”

In a rare live interview, Mumia Abu-Jamal calls into Democracy Now! as the new film, “Long Distance Revolutionary,” about his life premieres in New York City this weekend. After 29 years on death row, he is now being held in general population at the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution – Mahanoy. »

02.02.2013

Rosa Parks, Now and Forever

Rosa Parks, Now and Forever

On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger in Montgomery, Ala., thus launching the modern-day civil-rights movement. Monday, Feb. 4, is the 100th anniversary of her birth. After she died at the age of 92 in 2005, much… »

01.02.2013

Muslims ‘must change perception about West’

Muslims ‘must change perception about West’

Muhammad Robert Heft, a Canadian convert to Islam who became well known through his “Stop Terrorism” online campaign, has called upon Muslims not to treat people in the West as their enemies. “There are many Abu Talibs among them, they stand by us and do not support some of their… »

29.01.2013

USA: End the Nuclear Lobby

USA: End the Nuclear Lobby

We must stop investing in our extinction! For decades the peace movement has been satisfied with scraps from the table of nuclear weapons and their beneficiaries. Even the New START Treaty was offset by the Obama administration promise… »

24.01.2013

Death and Money – “The Banks are our Cathedrals”

Death and Money – “The Banks are our Cathedrals”

Margarita held Liliana in awe. Just beginning her career as a journalist, she was only too aware of the inequities facing women in Chilean society. She saw Liliana as a role model – not only for herself and her friends, but for all Chileans and for women everywhere. [from Kindness… »

22.01.2013

Martin Luther King, Inauguration Day and Our Shifting Awareness

Martin Luther King, Inauguration Day and Our Shifting Awareness

By Robert Dodge This year’s presidential inauguration on Martin Luther King Day finds us as a nation and people at a remarkable crossroads. We have the same daunting issues we have faced for years before us; and yet there is something different. There is a developing shift in our consciousness… »

20.01.2013

Solidarity with Venezuela in the U.S.

Solidarity with Venezuela in the U.S.

Cities throughout the U.S. will hold actions of solidarity between January 22nd  and January 31st. Events to be held in Atlanta, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York, Philadelphia & Tucson. The People of the U.S. declare: “WE ARE ALL CHAVEZ”. Hundreds of thousands of people took… »

19.01.2013

Aaron Swartz and the Freedom to Connect

Aaron Swartz and the Freedom to Connect

Aaron Swartz wanted nothing more than to change the world. He was doing just that until he ended his own life, at the age of 26, on Jan. 11. Aaron was a social justice activist, gifted with deep understanding of how computers and the Internet work, and how they could… »

17.01.2013

Idle No More on Turtle Island

Idle No More on Turtle Island

Indigenous and Non-Indigenous youth and women respond to the gentle wake-up call sounded by some courageous women. A movement came to light, a historical slumber shook off its sleepy head, a peaceful grassroots wave irradiated! That tiny wave began on November 10th, 2012 in a place relatively close to the… »

15.01.2013

Aaron Swartz – family statement

Aaron Swartz – family statement

Official Statement from the Family and Partner of Aaron Swartz: Our beloved brother, son, friend, and partner Aaron Swartz hanged himself on Friday in his Brooklyn apartment. We are in shock, and have not yet come to terms with his passing. Aaron’s insatiable curiosity, creativity, and brilliance; his reflexive empathy… »

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