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textLocal antiwar protests sweep the nation by wsws (reposted)
WASHINGTON — In local town hall meetings, rallies and visits to lawmakers’ district offices, antiwar activists are taking their “bring the troops home” message to the grass roots as the fourth anniversary of the Iraq war looms....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 7:02AM
textThe Iranian people totally reject war by PWW (reposted)
The similarity between events taking place in recent months and those in the period between August 2002 and March 2003 is terrifying....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 7:01AM
textYale’s hospital: Poster child for union-busting by PWW (reposted)
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is 650 miles from the notorious anti-worker Smithfield Foods livestock processing factory in Tar Heel, N.C. On Smithfield’s killing floors and in New Haven’s healing wards, the workers have something in common. Their employers use illegal, anti-democratic union-busting tactics to deny a voice on the job....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 7:01AM
textImmigration reform returns to Congress by PWW (reposted)
As Congress returns to the subject of immigration, the Bush administration has stepped up arrests and deportations of immigrants. Meanwhile, in his State of the Union message, Bush once again stressed the creation of a new guest worker program. Both have to be countered by the immigrant rights movement....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 7:00AM
textLatinos lead fight for union at Tyson by PWW (reposted)
The high injury rate at U.S. meatpacking plants is emerging as a big issue in the struggle to unionize that industry. The drive, among a largely Latino immigrant workforce, seeks to reverse the 25-year downward trend in unionization of the meatpacking industry which has been swallowed by monopolies intent on exploiting immigrant labor....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 7:00AM
textPalestinian Security Forces Under Attack by Electronic Intifada (reposted)
As a human rights organisation dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Al-Haq is gravely concerned by the killing of two Palestinian security officers in the Bitouniya neighbourhood of Ramallah on 2 February 2007. After thorough investigation, Al-Haq has learned that at approximately 2:45 am on that morning, a resident of al-Dik building heard someone attempting to open the door of his fourth-floor apartment. Upon receiving no rep...
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:54AM
calendarSacramento: Lynne Stewart, Michael Ratner, Pam Africa, et al by
403 21st Street, Sacramento, 916-369-5510 jekeltner [at] aol.com...
Event Date: Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:30PM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:50AM
calendarSanta Rosa: Lynne Stewart, Michael Ratner, Pam Africa, et al by
New College of California, North Bay Campus, 99 - 6th Street, Santa Rosa (only a few minutes away from the Center), 707-568-0112, $10.00...
Event Date: Tue Feb 27, 2007 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:49AM
calendarFresno: Lynne Stewart, Michael Ratner, Pam Africa, et al by
Mennonite Community Church, corner of Olive & Willow. 559-255-9492; maria.telesco [at] sbcglobal.net...
Event Date: Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:48AM
calendarPalo Alto: Lynne Stewart, Michael Ratner, Pam Africa, et al by
Unitarian Universalist Church, 505 E. Charleston Rd., near Middlefield, Palo Alto, 650-326-8837, peaceandjustice.org...
Event Date: Sun Feb 25, 2007 2:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:47AM
calendarBerkeley: Lynne Stewart, Michael Ratner, Pam Africa, et al by
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, 1781 Rose at Grant (near North Berkeley BART)....
Event Date: Sat Feb 24, 2007 7:30PM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:46AM
calendarMarin: Lynne Stewart, Michael Ratner, Pam Africa, et al by
Marin Rally, College of Marin, Student Services Center (Cafeteria)...
Event Date: Sat Feb 24, 2007 2:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:45AM
calendarSF: Lynne Stewart, Michael Ratner, Pam Africa, et al by
Women's Bldg., 3543 18th St. (between Valencia & Guerrero (near 16th St. BART)....
Event Date: Fri Feb 23, 2007 7:30PM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:43AM
calendarBerkeley: Lynne Stewart, Michael Ratner, Pam Africa, et al by
Boalt Law School at UC Berkeley...
Event Date: Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:45PM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:42AM
calendarOakland: Lynne Stewart, Michael Ratner, Pam Africa, et al by
John Burris Law Offices...
Event Date: Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:45AM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:41AM
textInternational Invitation to Peace Encampments on Zapatista and Cucapá Territory by Narco News (reposted)
By Subcomandante Marcos, EZLN Translated by Narco News...
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:34AM
textBombing in Tal Afar, Clashes in Ramadi by juan cole (reposted)
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Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:31AM
textIraqi Troops Admit Rape Charges by IOL (reposted)
BAGHDAD — One Iraqi officer and three soldiers have confessed to raping a Sunni woman in northern Iraq, the second such sexual assault of Sunni women by Iraqi security forces this week....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:28AM
textUS Driving Terror Suspects Insane by IOL (reposted)
CAIRO — The trial of José Padilla in a US court on suspected terror charges has turned the spotlight on the "psychological torture" practiced by American jailers, who are accused of driving terror suspects insane to the extent that they see their interrogators and torturers as a father-figure....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:28AM
textIraqis Eke Out Living in Rubbish Dump by IOL (reposted)
BAGHDAD — Making the rubbish dump their home, many Iraqis, made homeless by the raging sectarian violence, are eking out the barest of livings in the poverty-plagued country, almost four years after the US invasion-turned-occupation....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 6:27AM