New England activists and curious Ralph Nader supporters packed the Orpheum Theatre in Boston Saturday night in a five-hour rally and fundraiser that mixed the big marquee names of Nader and Patti Smith with the Boston line-up of usual suspects in the "anti-globalization" scene.
"THE PEOPLE THAT HAS BEEN BRAINWASHED INTO SECTS FOLLOWING A KIND OF VIOLENT
ISLAM (UNHOLY WAR) SHOULD GET HELP TO DEPROGRAMMING THEM OR THEMSELVES FOR
PEACE-MAINSTREAM ISLAM OR BE CONVERTED TO BECOME CHRISTIAN-MUSLIMS, ETC,ETC"
Ritu Sharma is the executive director of Women's Edge, a D.C.-based organization working to pressure the Bush administration to support the resolution. She spoke with Between The Lines' Denise Manzari about the necessity for women to fully participate in the rebuilding of Afghanistan.
History is put in perspective as demonstrators gather in historic Plymouth to protest thanksgiving and mourn those lost in the European invasion of the Americas. Here is a monument dedicated in their memory that was won over by years of thanksgiving day action.
Our strike began over a month ago, with mobilizations and pickets to avoid stock departures, blockages of bridges and highways to fight against the virtual closure of the plant and the subsequent discharge of almost 400 workers in a province where almost 20 % of its population is already unemployed