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“The first revolutionary act is to call things by their true names.”- Rosa Luxemburg
Before You Enlist
Man cleared of Omagh bombing
A decade after Acteal, war is again on Mexico's horizon
Jeb Bush and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Heard the one about reading in dim light being bad for your eyes? It's just a myth
'Missing link' between whales and land-dwellers is found
A Soldier's Suicide: Did He Have to Die?
Is the NIE Bush's Watergate?
Migrant workers chained beaten and forced into debt, exposing the human cost of producing cheap food
Always Look on the Bright Side of Death
Bradley Whitford, Part One of "No Dirty Tricks!"
Nasa pictures reveal deadly black hole
Mr. Edwards replied, “Some people argue that we’re going to sit at a table with these people and they’re going to voluntarily give their power away. I think it is a complete fantasy; it will never happen.”
Blair and his cult have wrecked the very beliefs millions thought they were voting for. The time for direct action is now
Police State America
Police accused of firing Taser into head of innocent man
Harry Reid’s Betrayal on FISA
Bomb After Bomb
Sundown Action Brings Toys to Imprisoned Children
The armchair revolutionary
Israel: US Report on Iran May Spark War
December 14, 1791 Bill of Rights ratified
Why We Resist
Sack Andrew Gilligan. After his recent false claims in the Evening Standard about the London Development Agency he does not deserve to keep his job
December 14, 1972 President Nixon authorizes Christmas bombing of Hanoi
What Is Probably in the Missing Tapes
U.N. rights envoy suspects CIA of Guantanamo torture
“Our democracy is being stolen left and right by people who have no idea what democracy stands for.”
"The beginning of thought is in disagreement - not only with others but also with ourselves" -. Eric Hoffer
New Jersey to become first state in four decades to abolish death penalty
Govt's Kooky Cult Terrorism Case Goes Bust
"We are ordinary people who have found a way to organize ourselves in resistance to this unjust war. We call on all people of goodwill to find their own methods of creative noncompliance.
Votescam, Born Again, Dies Again
President Jonah, Meet Oliver Cromwell!
Pelosi hurting, not helping, on torture issue
US military in denial over 'pain ray'
December 13, 1966 First U.S. bombing of Hanoi
On the Torturable and the Untorturable
A glossary of US military torture euphemisms
Subsidies' Harvest Of Misery
Banks act on meltdown fear
Are Americans Really "Better Than That?"
Overbearing managers becoming more common
Brown: 'It's time to talk to the Taliban'
Even Guantanamo Chief Prosecutor Calls Military Commissions Unfair
Labor Dept. Accused of Union Sabotage
WGA Strike Talks Break Down
Schwarzenegger's lavish foreign trips in spotlight
What is Blackwater’s Role in the 2008 Presidential Race?
Stephen Fry HIV & Me
Revealed: scientist who sparked racism row has black genes
Meanwhile, for Lady Black a fate worse than imprisonment looms: obscurity
December 10, 1948 U.N. General Assembly passes Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Maybe the Playbook is Just Too Obvious
Retired teacher has four days in loo
'The biggest environmental crime in history'
How They Stole the Bomb From Us
Idled Hollywood workers urge end to writers' strike
Iraq: The Hidden Human Costs
Writers' strike: whose side are you on?
The Economic Cost of War
Fierce battle rages for Taliban stronghold
Remembering the Life and Work of the Legendary Writer and Civil Rights Activist
These gruesome acts were carried out in Portugal's name two generations ago during its colonial wars in Africa. But for most Portuguese, the events aren't history - they're news.
Gulf Challenges US on Iran, Israel
December 8, 1980 John Lennon was Assassinated in New York City
Insolvent? Are US Banks hiding their bad debt?
From War Room to Panic Room
BOTTLED WATER BOYCOTTS Back-to-the-Tap Movement Gains Momentum
"Our lives are worth more than their profits" - Olivier Besancenot
The Iran Opening
Henry's war: One man's fight against rendition
Clinton and Obama's Health Care Duet
Adopt Nazi methods, says Italian councillor
Supreme Court Inc.
Just another police riot.
"It is the most sophisticated media ever developed by technology, employed to kill human beings and to subjugate or exterminate peoples".
For 170 years, France kept its official hoard of erotica under lock and key. But a new – and at times shocking – exhibition is putting it on public display
December 4 1969 Chicago police murder Black Panthers Fred Hampton and Mark Clark
Guantánamo and the Supreme Court
McMansions Meet the Mortgage Crisis
Welcome to Hands Off the People of Iran!
Lessons for the Bolivarians
Homeless in Paradise
December 3 1964 773 arrested during sit-in of 1,000 at Sproul Hall, University of California-Berkeley
Chavez loses constitutional reform vote
Fear of Flying in the USA
A People Under Fire
December 2 1980 Four U.S. Catholic missionary women killed by Death Squads in El Salvador
The Mayans, anticipating the rebirth of their life cycle, have the right idea.
Public Opinion and Evo Morales
A Visit From the FBI
Tens of Thousands Protest Chavez Proposals, Is CIA Fomenting Unrest to Challenge Referendum?
The Battle in Bolivia
December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat
Bush Blocks Amtrak Strike
A different venue, but the pious claims and promises are the same
The Death of Latin America's First Revolution
Klein: In war on terror, are you next?
Israel risks apartheid-like struggle if two-state solution fails, says Olmert
The hot money is in guns
A smooth right-wing Democrat, California Rep. Jane Harmon.
“The End of America”: Feminist Social Critic Naomi Wolf Warns U.S. in Slow Descent into Fascism
US Coup Planned for Venezuela?
Talks continue in writers' strike
"I turned down the OBE because it's not a club you want to join when you look at the villains who've got it. It's all the things I think are despicable: patronage, deferring to the monarchy and the name of the British Empire, which is a monument of exploitation and conquest." - Ken Loach
Venezuela knows what it's doing
Federal Trade Comission and CITIGROUP
CIA Venezuela Destabilization Memo Surfaces
Remembering Victor Rabinowitz
An Interview with Paul Haggis
The Final Battle in Bolivia
Paris suburbs on brink as riots leave 82 police injured
The More Things Appear to Change, the More They Don't
November 27, 1978 Gay activist Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone killed in San Francisco
Darkness falls on the Middle East
Beirut's Black Friday
November 24, 1947 House of Representatives cites Hollywood Ten for contempt of Congress
THE WAR COMES HOME
The Ordeal of Catherine Wilkerson, M.D.
Labour public life standard blasted
Keeping Labor Unions Out
The Origins of Neoliberal Environmentalism
November 23, 1909 “Uprising of the 20,000” garment workers strike in New York City
Scott McClellan = John Dean?
Atlanta bishop 'had child with his brother's wife'
Miracle in a test tube as human skin is turned into heart and brain cells
Shocked to death
Writers recruit Hollywood stars for silent protests
Obama, Writer Strike, and Fuck TV
Sitting This One Out
Hollywood writers strike to have huge impact on local economy
Moyers & FDR
Writers Strike Enters Third Week in Divide Over Online Content
"The Americans have got their eggs in one basket and know only one phone number in Pakistan, and that is now a dud number because it does not communicate with any Pakistani citizens."
Tim Kazurinsky riffs on Writers Strike on WGN
McGovern attacks US for 'imperialist' Emmy
Illegal is illegal is illegal is illegal.
Bridge Ladies Slammed for Anti-Bush Sign
Cerberus drops $4bn Chrysler bond as credit crunch bites
The Real Price of Sugar
CBS News Writers Authorize Strike
"What a revoltin' development this is."
"The Secret History of the War on Cancer"
Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all. Maximilien Robespierre
The Toxic Legacy of Special Assignments
November 19, 1915 IWW organizer Joe Hill executed
There is no money in the internet
Mardi Noir: France faces 'Black Tuesday'
Curiosity Didn’t Kill This Cat
Shame on us
‘The gradual subjection of reason to faith and authority.’
Northern Rock has to be nationalised
"The Four Freedoms Came from United Social Effort for the Common Good"
November 19, 1863 Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address
Spencer Black versus sleaze
Coup, coup g'joob
Oil leaders' private debate televised by mistake
American firefighters opposed to Rudy Giuliani, the Republican
We must not tolerate this putsch against our freedoms
House Democrats handed President Bush another blank check for endless war --
'Everybody is happy now'
"A sham of a mockery of a sham."
A Moral Witness to the 'Intricate Machine'
17 November 1909 Marines invade Nicaragua
We are not wage slaves
“I just felt like this silent scream inside of me,” said Jessica Harrell, the sister of a soldier who took his own life.
The party of Franklin D. Roosevelt is now simply a collection of incumbent hacks who are looking to their own re-election, and who stand for nothing.
Now We are All Terrorists Until Proven Innocent
JUST LIKE GEORGE!
Election '08 Meets The Great Education Myth
In a Nation Without Leaders
Fly the unfriendly skies
The Vices of Hillary Clinton
US power company linked to Bush is named in database as a top polluter
10 Days That Shook Olympia
Soldier took overdose on eve of Iraq deployment
Will 2008 mark the final sell-out in which they confirm that they are as pigheaded as they once believed their parents to be?
US author mounts 'libel tourism' challenge
America and the world's executioners join efforts to block UN moves to end death penalty
Venezuelan Democracy, the Presidency of Hugo Chavez and the Great Majority of Popular Classes Face a Mortal Threat
Why writers are striking
Hillary Clinton in Arkansas
From Nixon Girl to Watergate
The Veteran Suicide
Paris transport workers join strike over pensions
Port Militarization Resistance -- Port of Olympia
Gripweed's Reasons for Fighting
The abortion ship's doctor
US embarrassed as Putin honours spy who came in from the cornfields
"His mother should be able to call the police department and get protection, not like she's dialling M for murder."
Scott Bateman: Actual audio from the 1946 film "Despotism"
Chavez Blasts the Spanish King
Building profitable de facto debtors prisons
Righting Reagan’s Wrongs?
Writers Strike, Silence Falls
November 13, 1933 First recorded sit-down strike, Hormel Packing Co., Austin, Minnesota
The doctrine of revenge
The Teamsters and the Hollywood Strike
Pelosi, Feinstein Betraying Dems
10-year term in prison for what can only be described as a thought crime.
CBS News Writers to Vote on Allowing a Strike Over Pay
11th Hour, 11th Day, 11th Month
Treason of the Mainstream Democrats
King Juan Carlos, seated next to Zapatero, then leaned toward Chavez and loudly asked, "Por que no te callas?"—or "Why don't you shut up?"
Noveber 11, 1919 Five killed in clash between IWW and American Legion, Centralia, Washington
Sarkozy agenda for change threatened by strike chaos
Latin America's Shock Resistance
The Longitudinal Lesson Of Paul Krugman’s “The Conscience Of A Liberal.”
Despite evidence that misrepresenting the truth for political ends backfires, the American public remains susceptible.
Hawaii War Objector Wins Round Against Retrial
Holocaust denial in the White House
Port Militarization Resistance in Olympia, Washington
The Peru Free Trade Agreement fight that is coming to a head in Congress pits George Bush and Nancy Pelosi against the working families of the United States and Peru.
Howard Zinn's "Rebel Voices" Opens in New York
The Unsung Solution
One simple rule for supporting the TV writers’ strike: Don’t download shows
She did it for the money.
In her own way, she is a true believer.
Scab writing: UK TV writers warned on strikebreaking
Off with their subsidies!
Anatomy stars join writers strike
Writers Strike Hits Hollywood Workers
Slave's son who inspired the Chartists gets credit at last
Get Yourself Educated on the Writer's Guild Strike
Why We Want Our Words’ Worth
Zinn renews call to end 'sham' war
'The Office' stops filming due to strike
Writers' Strike Halts Some TV Production
World Toilet Summit: Sanitation Beyond Septic Tanks and Sewers
"Each day in the world 200 million children sleep in the streets. Not one of them is Cuban."
Investor Warren Buffet thinks the rich do not pay enough taxes.
Writers Strike Sends Shows Into Reruns
Writers block Hollywood as strike takes TV shows off the air
How to Turn Workers Against Each Other (and Make Them All Poorer)
The Green vs. the Brown Amazon
It’s “revolutionary patience that yields long-term change.”
"I really don't know whether we'll be printing The Times in five years, and you know what? I don't care."
Amiri Baraka has always played with the language and, by default, our minds.
Frances Moore Lappé's Recipe for Radical Renewal
Gertrude Himmelfarb: Brown's guru
101 gadgets that changed the world
It's based on the "screw-you" philosophy of governing, a philosophy on display in California.
Canada Spy Agency Oversteps Mandate
Edwards put his finger on it when he called the political system in our country "rigged" and "corrupt":
NICARAGUA: At-Risk Pregnancy Means Death or Prison
From the White House to CBS
Hollywood writers poised to down pens in cash row
" Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. "- John Lennon
'Ending Nuclear Power is a first step to stopping Nuclear War'
Imagine Peace—A Ray of Light in Dark Times
In what turned out to be his final performances, Bruce took to reciting (with a thick German accent) lines from a poem by the Trappist monk Thomas Merton — a meditation on the high-ranking Nazi official Adolf Eichmann. “My defense? I was a soldier. I saw the end of a conscientious day’s effort. I watched through the portholes. I saw every Jew burned and turned into soap. Do you people think yourselves better because you burned your enemies at long distances with missiles? Without ever seeing what you’d done to them?” - Lenny Bruce
SEYMOUR M. HERSH The New Yorker staff writer talks with the magazine’s editor-in-chief, David Remnick. From the 2007 New Yorker Festival.
Legalise all drugs: chief constable demands end to 'immoral laws'
The Case for Universal Health Care
We must engage in the Long Resistance to this current world war, using every nonviolent means to bring about its end.
Bring On The Lucie (Freda People)
“Never believe anything until it’s officially denied.”
"Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force." George Bernard Shaw
A Feather From The Sky
Five More Minutes
The mouse that shook the world
Five More Minutes
The Last Antiwar Poem
"Wichita Vortex Sutra"
Helen Caldicott speaks up for us
Nuclear Energy: Still a Bad Idea
"We should take care, in inculcating patriotism into our boys and girls, that is a patriotism above the narrow sentiment which usually stops at one's country, and thus inspires jealousy and enmity in dealing with others... Our patriotism should be of the wider, nobler kind which recognises justice and reasonableness in the claims of others and which lead our country into comradeship with...the other nations of the world. The first step to this end is to develop peace and goodwill within our borders, by training our youth of both sexes to its practice as their habit of life, so that the jealousies of town against town, class against class and sect against sect no longer exist; and then to extend this good feeling beyond our frontiers towards our neighbours." Lord Baden-Powell
"In 1964 Barry Goldwater declared: 'Elect me president, and I will bomb the cities of Vietnam, defoliate the jungles, herd the population into concentration camps and turn the country into a wasteland.' But Lyndon Johnson said: 'No! No! No! Don't you dare do that. Let ME do it.'"
Characterization (paraphrased) of the 1964 Goldwater/Johnson presidential race by Professor Irwin Corey, "The World's Foremost Authority."
"it takes two to speak the truth, one to speak and another to hear"
- henry david thoreau
It has been said, "if you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are." Let us understand that to live is a human right. We have a right not to be killed; others have also have a right not to be killed.
Poet John Donne's line "never send to ask for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee," says it well.
When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers. - Oscar Wilde, An Ideal husband, 1893