This is a statement by Mumia on the wrongfuly concicted Imam Jamil al-Amin. Jamil is serving a life sentemce in GA for a crime he did not commit. He is a well known Muslim leader and former civil righs leader ( known then as H. Rap Brown)
The following is a subjective reflective writing about what a member of the Boston community learned from the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
For more detailed info about what actually happened at the Forum, please check out http://brasil.indymedia.org
What troubles this observer even more than the stupidity of the far-right operatives in the Whitehouse and their corporate handlers is the fact that, for the most part, the alarm that already went off a decade ago in the form of the World Scientistsí Warning to Humanity, continues to go unheeded by so many progressives and global justice activists!
War is imminent. The blood price of such a conflict will be enormous. It purely
dollar terms the cost alone should cause extreme embarrassment to the economic
rationalists. Those have talked up the need for war seems fearful that backing
down now could cause their removal from office. They have avoided debate but it
is time they listened to the people and it is time the people understood the
actual size in human and monetary terms of John Howard's commitment to his mate
George W Bush.