Edward Brooke Courthouse
24 Chardon St.
Room 20 6th floor
June 29, 10:30 AM
(Nearest T stops are North Station and Haymarket. Also Government Center.)
After almost a year of preliminary hearings, the trial of Nick Giannone has reached the stage of jury deliberation and they were "hopelessly deadlocked" when court adjourned today. Tomorrow, at 10:30 a.m., Judge Forde will instruct the jury that they should attempt to reach a unanimous decision. If no decision is made a mistrial will be declared and in all likelyhood the case will be retried.
[As published on the Stop the War Machine Newsletter, published by the Committee for a Fall Action]
The war makers in Washington are encountering rising resistance to their drive for profits and empire worldwide. The most significant confrontation is unfolding in the Middle East where well over 100,000 Anglo-American troops are fighting a brutal war of occupation with no end in sight. This confrontation has placed the war in Iraq at the center of world politics today. The occupation along with the mounting casualties are leading ultimately toward a massive shift in politics and the war makers stand to lose more than Iraq by the time the occupation is ended.
Peak Oil and Permaculture explains the dynamics of the impending peak in global oil production and the implications for Australian society. Declining energy availability will spell the end of global economic growth and the consumerist culture it supports.
In a clear attempt to smash the 950-member graduate student-worker union at New York University, administrators recently announced that as of August 31 they would no longer recognize the union, an affiliate of United Auto Workers Local 2110 (www.2110uaw.org/gseu). But the union and its allies are fighting back...