09 Apr 2011

New York Protest Against War, Racism, Occupation and Screwed-Up Priorities

Thousands of protesters showed up today at Union Square here in New York City to protest the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya and a long list of other grievances against the US Government and the Obama administration, including anti-Islamic fear-mongering, the occupation of Palestine, misplaced budgetary priorities and the

17 Mar 2011

Fanning the Flames of Anti-Islamic Hysteria

Religious bigotry, hostility, racism and even violence against immigrants are nothing new to America. If it were not so unsettling, Muslims might take some comfort in the fact that all immigrant groups have suffered through this painful rite of American passage at one time or other during the course of

08 Mar 2011

Is Wall Street Scamming Us on Oil Prices?

Once again we are being hit by the high cost of fuel oil, which threatens our fragile economic recovery. The Obama administration is considering tapping the strategic oil reserve to help control prices and mitigate the negative economic impacts. The recent upheavals in the Middle East are causing this sudden

28 Feb 2011

9/11 and the Conquest of Iraq

“It’s a system that lies automatically, at every level from bottom to top – from sergeant to commander in chief – to conceal murder.” Daniel Ellsburg, Secrets, (Viking, 2002) “Beneath all the fakes and lies and all the mental aberrations, however deeply hidden or wildly deformed, the truth still breaks

27 Feb 2011

NYC Planned Parenthood Rally

There was also a rally in support of Planned Parenthood on Saturday 26 February at Foley Square to protest the Republican attack on women’s reproductive health rights. Thousands turned up following the workers’ rally in support of Wisconsin teachers. Progressive values are under assault on all fronts and we must

27 Feb 2011

NY City Joins in Solidarity with the Workers of Wisconsin

A crowd estimated at over 10,000 showed up in New York City today to show their solidarity with the workers of Wisconsin. Some Photos below: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12485154@N00/5482302076/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/12485154@N00/5481704711/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/12485154@N00/5481704381/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/12485154@N00/5482300546/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/12485154@N00/5482300786/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/12485154@N00/5481703653/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/12485154@N00/5481703505/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/12485154@N00/5482303712/in/photostream/