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text Tell Congress to stop what's really indecent about the media: consolidation by Mediareform.net
Spurred on by Janet Jackson's Super Bowl antics, Congress has decided to try to address the issue of television's 'race to the bottom.' Their answer? Increasing token fines on broadcasters that push the envelope with explicit content....
Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2004 10:57AM
text Petition to Encourage Discussion and Debate at NYU by NYU Invest in Peace
Tell your friends, classes, parents, family, friends......
Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2004 10:49AM
text Zionist 'Cabinet Minister' Benny Elon to Award Pat Robertson by US Newswire
Israeli Cabinet Member and Minister of Tourism Benny Elon will be available for interviews from the United States from Feb. 11-17. He will be in New York on Feb. 11-12 and in North Carolina from Feb. 13-17 for the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) conference, at which the Ministry of Tourism will honor Rev. Dr. Pat Robertson and present him with an honorary Ambassadors Award....
Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2004 8:16PM
text Report from Vieques Peace and Justice Camp by CDRV
Following we share a note prepared and sent by the law firm of John Arthur Eaves, representing more than 6 thousand Viequenses in a legal case against the US Navy for health damages...
Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2004 10:44AM
text Federal Gov't Subpoenas College for Info on Peace Activists by DN
The government has subpoenaed Drake University in Iowa to hand over information about who organized and who attended a National Lawyers Guild anti-war forum in November. Lawyers say they have not seen such subpoenas since the McCarthy era....
Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2004 8:21AM
text Día Nacional de Solidaridad con los Inmigrantes Musulmanes, Árabes y Sudasiáticos by Red Triángulo Azul
20 de febrero de 2004: Día Nacional de Solidaridad con los Inmigrantes Musulmanes, Árabes y Sudasiáticos...
Posted: Mon Feb 9, 2004 11:17PM
text About : California Safe Schools Environmental Non-Profit by California Safe Schools www.calisafe.org
KIDS GET MORE THAN CALCIUM WITH MILK!...
Posted: Mon Feb 9, 2004 7:04PM
text Impeachment Not Censure, You Morons! by Lloyd Hart
Once again Liberals are showing their total lack of spine and total lack of ability to strike the iron while the iron is white hot. This is what happened when they declared their control over the peace movement that rose up against the war in Iraq by stating they were "backing away from more confrontational forms of protest like non-violent civil disobedience like blocking traffic in the streets of major cities" in the U.S. in March and April of last year....
Posted: Mon Feb 9, 2004 2:44PM
text American Airlines Pilot Asks Non-Christian Passengers To Identify Themselves by bbc
An American Airlines pilot terrified passengers on his flight when he asked Christians to identify themselves and went on to call non-Christians "crazy"....
Posted: Mon Feb 9, 2004 1:58PM
text Is the U.S. a "Bilingual" Consumer Market? by Damian James
With Hispanics now outnumbering African-Americans, is the U.S. destined to be bilingual?...
Posted: Mon Feb 9, 2004 1:54PM
text In 48 hours California will execute the wrong man! by PHH
We must stop this!...
Posted: Sun Feb 8, 2004 10:31PM
text University Ordered to Turn Over Records on Anti-War Activists by portside
In addition to records about who attended the forum, the subpoena orders the university to divulge all records relating to the local chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, a New York-based legal activist organization that sponsored the forum....
Posted: Sun Feb 8, 2004 8:04PM
text New York flips as penguins come out in Central Park by gdian
As gays go, Roy and Silo are not unusual. They cohabit, are affectionate in public and have been inseparable for years. Only their species marks them out. The New York pair are chinstrap penguins...
Posted: Sun Feb 8, 2004 9:47AM
text Will there be jobs on the Moon? by Mark Weisbrot
"The Labor Department surprised everyone by reporting that only 1000 new jobs had been gained for the month of December. It was far below expectations (the experts predicted 150,000) and shocked the financial markets."...
Posted: Sat Feb 7, 2004 10:52AM
text Food not Lawns; Prepare 4 oil collapse by clover and rhizobium
Peak oil is declining, we are heading 4 petroleum collapse. After Iraq's oil wells dry out, Syria will be targeted in the "war on terror". After the oil collapse, people will need alternative means of survival. Growing food in urban gardens on wasted space like lawns and parking lots would help people survive the food shortage.....
Posted: Thu Feb 5, 2004 9:41PM
text Seattle General Strike Anniversary + Seattle IMC shut down by Seattle IMC
February 6th is the 85th Anniversary of a successful General Strike in Seattle in 1919, one of the major cities in the United States where this has been successful. http://seattle.indymedia.org/en/2004/02/238092.shtml Here is a great account of what happened, how the citizens lived during that time, and the great independent newspapers that were printed. It's very inspiring...
Posted: Thu Feb 5, 2004 9:04PM
text Sewage sludge: Fertilizer or public menace? by Mike Mosedale
The application of sludge to farmland--a practice that dramatically increased over the past decade thanks to aggressive promotion by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency--has come under heavy attack of late....
Posted: Thu Feb 5, 2004 11:09AM
text 2/4 Haiti Update by AHP
1. An open letter to Caricom by Randall Robinson (The Jamaica Gleaner) 2. The end of nationhood, by John Maxwell (The Jamaica Observer) 3. Travel Safety Report by Pax Christi USA Haiti Task Force, February 3, 2004...
Posted: Wed Feb 4, 2004 4:39PM
text Ohio governor poised to sign "super DOMA" by adv
Gov. Bob Taft, who received thousands of phone calls, letters, and e-mails for and against a far-reaching "super" defense of marriage act, plans to sign a bill enacting the ban. The house voted 72-22 on Tuesday in favor of accepting senate changes to the bill and sending the legislation--considered one of the country's strictest same-sex marriage bans--to Taft, who will sign it, spokesman Orest Holubec said. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Bill Seitz, a Cincinnati Republican, puts into ...
Posted: Wed Feb 4, 2004 12:49PM
text Massachusetts Court: Gay Civil Unions Not Enough by po
Standing by its ruling from November, the Massachusetts high court ruled on Wednesday that civil unions for same-sex couples are not a viable alternative to full civil marriage in the eyes of the state Constitution....
Posted: Wed Feb 4, 2004 11:07AM