Atlantans Rally against Police Brutality

A group of nearly 70 students, community activists, and victims of police brutality rallied at downtown's Woodruff Park and marched to the Atlanta Detention Center on Thursday, October 22, 2009, as part of the annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation.


I Thought it was a Promotion

An example of the moral and political qualities of some 'Cuban-Americans' who have placed themselves at the service of the enemies of the land of their birth is offered in an interview in the Spanish newspaper El Mundo with one of the so-called 'plumbers' who became famous as participants in the Watergate scandal that led to the ouster of President Richard Nixon.


New Hybrids Out in 2010

With so many new energy efficient cars in showrooms today, there’s never been a better time to go green with your next car purchase. A few years ago the Toyota Prius was the go-to model for those with an environmental conscience and up to $30,000 to pay for the privilege of getting 35-40 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 45-55 on the highway.


Preview of Ramzy Baroud's 'My Father was a Freedom Fighter'

Ramzy Baroud is a veteran Palestinian-American journalist and former Al-Jazeera producer. He also taught Mass Communication at Australia's Curtin University of Technology, is a frequent speaker, a regular media guest, and is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Palestine Chronicle.


Honesty, Honor and Universal Health Care

The Machiavellian maneuvering in the United States Congress continues. As a keen observer of the complexities involved in health care legislation I am confused.

Health Reform and Rural America

Health reform being considered in Congress now would address the special concerns of rural Americans, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told reporters Tuesday, Oct 27th.

Australia: Oil Spill Disaster Continues – The Toll Rises

The people of the region have looked on helplessly as a leak from an oil rig covers thousands of square kilometres of environmentally sensitive waters off Australia’s northwest coast with a sludge-laden slick.


Bricks in the Chamber Pot of Commerce

The US Chamber of Commerce blew a mere $39 million on lobbying in Washington in the past three months. Lobbying for the promotion of global warming, the denial of healthcare, the further deregulation (if possible) of the financial 'industry', blockage of the right to unionize...

Hoosiers Rally for Peace in Afghanistan

Seventy Hoosiers rallied against escalating war in Afghanistan on Saturday, October 17, in Indianapolis, the capital of Indiana. They came from as far away as Fort Wayne, Manchester, Bloomington, and West Lafayette to demand that President Obama choose diplomacy rather than increased military operations in that troubled land.


US Military Expelled Some Diego Garcia Residents to Make Way for Military Base

In order to convert the sleepy, Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia into a dominating military base, the U.S. forcibly transported its 2,000 Chagossian inhabitants into exile and gassed their dogs.

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