January saw a rash of demonstrations against the
Bush Administration in the cold and rain but still
there is no Main Stream Media coverage of any of
those events.....not one word. News reports of
protests over the cartoon of Mohamed, however,
are everywhere, every day.
The corporate media continues to close it's eyes
to the growing dissent and calls for impeachment
even by members of Congress.
Many thousands of protesters in over 65 cities
banged pots and pans and drums and chanted
to drown out the State of the Union speech on Jan. 31.
Imagine a courtroom in which the defense attorney is kept outside the room, the jury is selected by the prosecution, the defendants’ fifth amendment rights (including that against double jeopardy) are suspended, and the writ of habeas corpus is bypassed. Now imagine this same court having the power to detain indefinitely any individual who refuses to cooperate with these proceedings.
This is a brief summary & updates on our groups' efforts and progress towards saving, preserving & restoring the Bay of La Paz and Gulf of California. The most biologically diverse body of water on earth.
We are pleased to have J. Soffiyah Elijah present this year's address in memory of the legacy of W.E.B. DuBois. Prof. Elijah will discuss her thoughts on what DuBois would think of the targeting and systematic dismantling of our civil liberties today as well as the neglect of basic