Another comment has appeared in the American press foreshadowing a move by the Bush administration to remove the Shiite-dominated government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Iraq. In an opinion piece in the October 2 Washington Post, the newspaper’s deputy editorial editor Jackson Diehl strongly suggested that Washington may dispense with Maliki’s regime shortly after the November 7 US congressional elections.
A weekend gathering October 14 & 15 to bring together herbalists and activists from around the northeast for workshops in herbal medicine and discussions about anti-oppression, activism,diversity, and community-building in the field of herbal care and education.
The Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center Foundation (IMC) has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Illinois Arts Council to further develop its Community Media and Arts Center in downtown Urbana. The IMC received the full amount of their request. The grant will help support general operations and comes less than a year after its grand opening in the historic downtown Urbana post office building. The IMC purchased the building; the post office remains as a tenant.
For years America perceived the Democratic Party as the party for working class people and protecting American jobs; today this party is no friend to working class people. The party has joined the Republican Party to suppress wages; the party has supported foreign trade affecting the income of millions of Americans and the ranks of the unemployed are fueling crime, poverty and misery.