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New Song Movement
Karen lee Wald
Jamin b. Raskin
Richard alan Leach
Slippin' & Slidin'
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Lennonism in Cuba at Last by Karen lee Wald
Wald Twenty years after his death by an assassin's bullet, and more than thirty years since Beatles' music was considered part of the negative influence coming from the Englis... More / Printer Friendly Version
Biotechnology by Brian Tokar
Brian Tokar Later this month, thousands of people will converge on San Diego, California for what may be the largest protest against the biotechnology industry in the United States. Coinci... More / Printer Friendly Version
Free to Be Poor by Paul Street
Street At the turn of the millennium, leading architects of American policy and opinion claimed to know that one thing was clear in a complex and ever-changing world. Human beings... More / Printer Friendly Version
Scrutiny Overdue for "White Bloc" by Norman Solomon
Norman Solomon As police fired rubber bullets through tear gas in Quebec City, many reporters echoed the claim that “free trade” promotes democracy. Meanwhile, protesters struggle... More / Printer Friendly Version
Resistance in Peru by Eric Schwartz
Eric Schwartz As Peru lurches out of a decade of state repression and crushing neoliberal reforms, most international attention celebrates the country's “transition to democracy” ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Life Against Gold by Ustun Reinart
Üstün Reinart An aging man with a white mustache, wearing a peaked cap walks on the stage of an auditorium at Turkey's Middle East Technical University (M... More / Printer Friendly Version
Courting Injustice by Jamin b. Raskin
Jamin B. Raskin Last year, in Bush v. Gore, Republicans on the Supreme Court packed the White House. This year, in Bush v. Everybody, Republicans in the White House plan to pa... More / Printer Friendly Version
none by Richard alan Leach
Kiron K. Skinner, Annelise Anderson and Martine Anderson. Forward by George P. Schultz 549 pages, New York: The Free Press. Review by Richard Alan Leach Deemed... More / Printer Friendly Version
Israel's Approved Ethnic Cleansing, Part 3 by Edward Herman
Edward S. Herman The U.S. mainstream media have followed closely their government's agenda of giving Israel carte blanche in dealing with their Palestinian subjects, both within I... More / Printer Friendly Version
Akwesasne Border Action by Matt Guardino
Matt Guardino The April 19 “Day of Rage Against Globalization” near the Akwesasne Mohawk territory began in an abandoned, weed- choked parking lot shadowed by a GM plant. Organize... More / Printer Friendly Version
Democracy Now by Nell Geiser
Geiser GEISER: As listeners around the country know, you're facing a struggle in which your own voice is limited. What is happening at WBAI? GOODMAN: WBAI is the home base of ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Amy Ray Goes Stag by Sandy Carter
Carter After selling more than seven million albums with her musical partner Emily Saliers in the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray is finding her first solo album and tour virtually igno... More / Printer Friendly Version
A World Struggle Is Underway by Site Administrator
Jeffress (with Jean-Paul Mayanobe) José Bové is a French activist/farmer whose first fight was against the French government in the 1970s as one of a few hundred sheep farmers in ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Heritage Foundation Soars by Bill Berkowitz
Bill Berkowitz In early April, the Heritage Foundation announced its most ambitious expansion plans in its 28-year history. Thanks to the family of the late Thomas Johnson of ... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Trajectory Of Struggle by Michael Albert
Michael Albert From Seattle to Quebec, we have grown a steadfast and strong opposition. Thousands of people turn out in city after city to oppose globalization and corporate power... More / Printer Friendly Version
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HUMAN RIGHTS - The U.S. Human Rights Network will celebrate its 10th anniversary with the Advancing Human Rights 2013 Conference, December 6-8, in Atlanta, GA.
Contact: 250 Georgia Avenue SE, Suite 330, Atlanta, GA 30312; email@example.com; http:// www.ushrnetwork.org/.
AFRICAN/SOCIALIST - The Sixth Congress of the African People’s Socialist Party USA will be held December 7-11, in St. Petersburg, FL.
Contact: 1245 18th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33705; 727- 821-6620; info@aps puhuru.org; http://asiuhuru.org/.
SCHOOLS - The Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) will host a workshop on the DSC “Model Code on Education and Dignity: Presenting A Human Rights Framework for Schools” at the Mid-Hudson Region NY State Leadership Summit on School Justice Partnerships, December 11 in White Plains, NY.
Contact: http://www.dignityin schools.org/.
ANARCHIST/BOOKFAIR - The Humboldt Anarchist Book Fair will be held December 14, in Eureka, CA.
Contact: humboldtgrassroots @riseup.net; http://humbold tanarchist bookfair.wordpress. com/.
CLIMATE - The World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities is hosting a follow-up event to the 2012 Rio de Janeiro symposium. The gathering will be held in Qatar on January 28-30, 2014.
Contact: http://environment.tufts. edu/.
LABOR - The United Association for Labor Education (UALE) will host Organizing for Power: A New Labor Movement for the New Working Class in Los Angeles, March 26-29. Proposals are due December 15.
Contact: LAWCHA, 226 Carr Building (East Campus), Box 90719, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0719;lawcha @duke. edu; http://lawcha.org/.
MEDIA FELLOWSHIP - The Media Mobilizing Project is seeking applicants for the first annual Movement Media Fellowship Program. The Fellow will work with MMP to produce the spring season of Media Mobilizing Project TV. MMPTV is a news and talk show that tells the stories of local communities organizing to win human rights and build a movement to end poverty.
Contact: 4233 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104; 215-821- 9632; milena@media mobilizing.org; http://www.media mobilizing.org/.
RACE - The 7th Facing Race: A National Conference will be held in Dallas, TX November 13-15, 2014. Organizers, educators, artists, funders and everyone interested in racial equity is invited to exchange best practices and learn about innovative models and successful organizing initiatives. Proposals must be submitted by January 24, 2014.
Contact: Race Forward, 32 Broadway, Suite 1801, New York, NY 10004; 212-513-7925; media @raceforward.org; http://race forward.org/.
VETERANS - They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars - The Untold Story, by Ann Jones, is about the journey of veterans from the moment of being wounded in rural Afghanistan to their return home.
Contact: Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618; 773-583-7884; http://www.haymarketbooks.org/.
LIBYA - Destroying Libya and World Order: The Three-Decade U.S. Campaign to Terminate the Qaddafi Revolution, by Francis A. Boyle, is a history and critique of American foreign policy from Reagan to Obama.
Contact: Clarity Press, Inc., Ste. 469, 3277 Roswell Rd. NE, Atlanta, GE 30305; 404-647-6501; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www. claritypress.com/.
CHILDREN - Fannie and Freddie by Becky Z. Dernbach is about two bumbling villains who gamble away the savings of the people of Homeville.
Contact: fannieandfreddiebook @gmail.com; http://fannieand freddie.org/.
PROTEST/COMIC - Fight the Power!: A Visual History of Protest Among English Speaking Peoples, by Sean Michael Wilson and Benjamin Dickson is a graphic narrative that explains how people have fought against oppression.
Contact: Seven Stories Press, 140 Watts Street, New York, NY 10013; 212-226-8760; info@ sevenstories.com; http://www. sevenstories.com.
CHILDREN - Brave Girl by Michelle Markel and illustrated by Melissa Sweet is the true story of Clara Lemlich, a young Ukrainian immigrant who led the largest strike of women workers in U.S. history.
Contact: http://www.harpercollins childrens.com/Kids/.
FESTIVAL - The 2014 Queer Women of Color Film Festival will be held June 13-15 in San Francisco. The festival is currently accepting submissions until December 31.
Contact: QWOCMAP, 59 Cook Street, San Francisco, CA 94118-3310; 415-752-0868; email@example.com; http://www.qwocmap.org/.
IRAQ/REFUGEES - Ten years after the U.S.-led war in Iraq, thousands of displaced Iraqi refugees are still facing a crisis in the United States. The Lost Dream follows Nazar and Salam who had to flee Iraq in order to avoid threats by Al- Qaeda-affiliated groups and Iraqi insurgents that consider them “traitors” for supporting U.S. forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Contact: Typecast Films, 888- 591-3456; info@type castfilms. com; http://type castfilms.com/.
HUMAN RIGHTS - Lyrical Revolt! III will be held December 4 in Syracuse, NY. The event will feature hip-hop musician Anhel whose album Young, Gifted, and Brown was just released. The event is sponsored by ANSWER Syracuse, Liberation News, and SyracuseHip Hop.com. Performers and artists are encouraged to send submissions.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.answercoalition.org/syracuse/.
FOLK - Musician Painless Parker has released his album Music for miscreants, malcontents and misanthropes featuring “Fuck Yeah, the Working Class.”
Contact: email@example.com; http://painlessparkermusic.com/.
COMEDY - Political comedian Lee Camp’s new album Pepper Spray the Tears Away has been released.