Archive for March, 2007

Mar 29 2007

Activists Demand Single-Payer Health care

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ACT UPGUESTS: Joanne Landy, Executive Director of the New York Metro Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program, Eric Sawyer, Founding member of ACT UP

Activists will be marching in downtown New York today to demand a single payer health care plan and drug price controls. In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the …

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Mar 29 2007

Radical Day in History – 03/29/07

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… about Veracruz and the Mexican-American War.

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Mar 29 2007

March 29, 2007

Subversive Thoughts | Published 29 Mar 2007, 9:15 am | Comments Off on March 29, 2007 -

“There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense; for war is the slaughter of human beings, temporarily regarded as enemies, on as large a scale as possible.” – Jeanette Rankin in 1929 …

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Mar 28 2007

Immokalee Workers’ Next Target: McDonald’s

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Gerardo ReyesGUEST: Gerardo Reyes, Staff member with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

After 4 years of boycotts against the Fast food giant, Taco Bell, a well organized coalition of immigrant and people of color workers won a huge victory in 2005 for workers rights. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers in Southwest Florida, consisting of mostly …

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Mar 28 2007

G.I. Jesus

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G.I. JesusGUEST: Carl Colpaert, director of “G.I. Jesus”

A new film by independent film maker explores the issues of war, immigration and post-traumatic stress syndrome all at once. Carl Colpaert’s new film, G.I. Jesus, features a Mexican immigrant who serves in the US military in Iraq in order to obtain citizenship. Actor Joe …

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Mar 28 2007

People’s Assembly on Homelessness

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People's AssemblyGUEST: Gerardo Gomez, organizer of People’s Assembly on Homelessness

This weekend, homeless persons and their supporters will hold a “people’s assembly” to address the roots of homelessness in Los Angeles. The assembly will consist of a series of panels focusing on six central issues. Homeless persons and other panelists will speak about affordable …

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Mar 28 2007

Radical Day in History – 03/28/07

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… about The New Zealand Land Wars.

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Mar 28 2007

March 28, 2007

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“Let all bear in mind that a society is judged not so much by the standards attained by its more affluent and privileged members as by the quality of life which it is able to assure for its weakest members.” — Javier Perez de Cuellar, former PM of Peru and Secretary General to the UN …

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Mar 27 2007

Cal State Faculty Await Tense Negotiations

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CFAGUEST: Teresa Montano, Professor of Chicano/Chicana Studies at Cal State Northridge, Vice President of CSUN’s CFA (California Faculty Association) chapter, and on the Board of Directors of CFA

California State University faculty have been bracing for a strike which could be the largest in US history. Last Sunday, a strike was temporarily staved …

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Mar 27 2007

Anti Porn Law Struck Down in the Name of Free Speech

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Pamela Paul's book PornifiedGUEST: Pamela Paul, author of “Pornified: How Pornography is Transforming our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families

In 1998, Federal law makers drafted the Child Online Protection Act, or COPA, with the intent of protecting children from porn and other indecent material on the Web. The law would have fined commercial Web …

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