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textSUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS — Behind the handshakes lies resistance by PWW (repost)
George W. Bush’s handlers tried to prepare a soft-landing for him during his Jan. 12-13 trip to Monterrey, Mexico, but they failed. The announcement of a new immigration proposal was mainly geared for the 2004 elections, but the timing of the announcement was planned to smooth over rough relations between the U.S. and Latin America, in particular with the host of the Special Summit of the Americas, Mexican President Vicente Fox....
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 4:10PM
textEconomic crisis, threats of Jihad, and more violence in Iraq by dahr (reposted)
Dahr Jamail is a freelance journalist and political activist from Anchorage, Alaska. He has come to Iraq to bear witness and write about how the US occupation is affecting the people of Iraq, since the media in the US has in large part, he believes, failed to do so....
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 3:28PM
textaudio from the press conference protesting Bush's planned wreath laying on MLK's tomb by atlanta indymedia (repost)
Audio from the press conference protesting Bush's planned wreath laying on the crypt of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. scheduled to happen the next day- Dr King's birthday. The press conference, organized by Rev. Tim MacDonald, president, Concerned Black Clergy, drew a diverse crowd featuring speakers from organizations including: Women's Action for New Directions (WAND), Physicians for Social Responsibility, Jobs with Justice, and the Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition. After the press confere...
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 1:26PM
textIraqi women protest proposed changes to family laws by things getting worse
BAGHDAD (AFP) - About 100 Iraqi women led by a minister protested in central Baghdad against a Governing Council proposal to scrap the secular family affairs code and place it under Muslim religious jurisdiction....
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 12:49PM
text1/14/2004: Haitian military officer linked to human rights violations arrested in Florida by rpst
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former Haitian military officer linked to human rights violations in his homeland was arrested Wednesday and will be deported, federal officials said Wednesday....
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 10:22AM
textHaiti: Crushed by U.S. power by sw (repost)
A brief history of Haiti...
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 10:19AM
textStatement on Tom Hurndall's Death by International Solidarity Movement
Tom Hurndall , the British Photographer shot in Gaza while shepherding young children out of the line of fire, died this week....
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 12:20AM
textRebellious townspeople clash with Mexican police after declaring autonomy by Repost from infoshop.org
Dissidents battled police Wednesday in a small town south of Mexico City after police entered to reinstate a mayor run out by opponents....
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2004 8:53PM
textPentagon: Suicides of U.S. Troops Rising in Iraq by stop the occupation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At least 21 U.S. troops have committed suicide in Iraq, a growing toll that represents one in seven of American "non-hostile" deaths since the war began last March, the Pentagon said on Wednesday....
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2004 5:10PM
textBritish peace activist shot by IDF dies in London hospital by haaretz
The Israeli embassy in London on Wednesday promised that the government would "ensure that justice is served" in the case of a British activist who died late Tuesday night, nine months after he was shot in the head by an Israel Defense Forces soldier in the Gaza Strip....
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2004 4:56PM
textParadoxical Upswing: The Growth Puzzle by Thomas Fischermann
"Productivity is a very important standard of economic power. Productivity measures how much an economy produces per working hour.. A computer does the work. Vast numbers of office jobs have disappeared in the United States.. Will the person disappear like the horse in agriculture?"...
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2004 10:46AM
videoIndymedia Video Introduction of the World Social Forum (video/mpeg 1.9MB) by Max
First Video from Indymedia at the WSF in Mumbai India...
Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:12PM
textTom Hurndall Dies, mudered by Israeli military sniper by Tom Joad
Tom Hurndall, shot by a Israeli sniper in April and ever since in a coma, dies in London....
Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2004 4:29PM
textU.S. Arrests Iraq's Union Leaders by David Bacon (reposted)
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (12/10/03) -- US occupation forces in Iraq escalated their efforts to paralyze Iraq's new labor unions with a series of arrests this weekend....
Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2004 12:57PM
imageReporte de la movilización en Monterrey
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by arn.espora.org
Boletín de prensa. Monterrey, México, 12 de enero 2004. Miles de policías parar acallar la voz de la conciencia, es así como el gobierno asegura el capital pese a l saber de los pueblos ¿si realmente es bueno lo que hacen, por qué necesitan tanta policía, tanta potencial represión?...
Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:55AM
textIssue #13 of Canada's Grassroots National Newspaper by dru
The Dominion is a free, not-for-profit newspaper available in print and online....
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 10:23PM
textThe price of globalization by William Pfaff (republished by Brigader)
In a shrinking world, wages seek the lowest level...
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 7:13PM
textBringing Art To Postwar Iraq by wildfire repost
These are reposts of updates from Iraq from Jo Wilding's blog...
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 2:15PM
textSupport alternative media in 2004! by Infoshop/AMP
A fundraising appeal from the folks who bring you Infoshop.org. The website celebrates its ninth anniversary this week. In 2004 we hope to expand the project and create a more solid base for the project's future....
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 12:17PM
textAlternative Analysis of the News about Haiti by Kevin Pina (Black Commentator)
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Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 12:08AM