The GOP is once again attacking one of the last bastions of jenuine television journalism by proposing to slash $115 out of the budget for PBS. They want to silence programs like Frontline and Now from the airwaves that have exposed their corruption and lies. This part of their ongoing campaign to silence independant voices in the media. Voice your objections to your House Representatives.
In a gathering of around 100 leaders from labor, peasant, urban poor, women and youth groups, the umbrella coalition Laban ng Masa is bracing for bigger fights in its bid to oust the Arroyo regime and initiate reforms under a transitional revolutionary government.
For the first time in six years, there will be a vote on legislation to close the SOA/WHINSEC, the U.S. Army school whose graduates are implicated in some of the worst human rights abuses in Latin America. As countries throughout the region go through historic changes, people in the U.S. have an opportunity to make historic change THIS WEEK by demanding justice, accountability, and suspension of the SOA/WHINSEC.