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News :: Human Rights
The Intolerable Conviction of Lynne Stewart
17 Feb 2005
<p>"I see myself as being a symbol of what the people rail
against when they say our civil liberties are eroded. This case
could be, I hope it will be, a wakeup call to all of the citizens
of this country and all of the people who live here that you
can’t lock up the lawyers. You can’t tell the lawyers
how to do their job. You’ve got to let them operate. And I
will fight on. I am not giving up. I know I commited no crime. I
know what I did was right."</p>

<p class="quotesource">Attorney Lynne
Stewart, after her Feb. 10 conviction on felony charges</p>

<p>In April 2002, then U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft personally
announced to the news media that the government had indicted radical
civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart on serious charges of
"conspiracy, providing material support to terrorists and
defrauding the U.S. government."</p>
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Commentary :: Organizing
Christo Art in NY City an Important Message to America
17 Feb 2005
7,500 frames with "orange" cloth blowing in the wind.
America..... the answer is "Blowing in the Wind".
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Interview :: GLBT/Queer
RCP interview with with SpongeBob SquarePants
17 Feb 2005
<div class="longintro">
SquarePants is known all over the world. He has his own cartoon show on Nickelodeon
and people of all ages seem to have at least one toy or product with his image
on it. Having just been on the big screen, he had the spotlight on him long
before James Dobson and his group, Focus on the Family, launched their attack
on him accusing the sponge of being "pro-homosexual" and tolerant
of people of different sexual orientations.</p>
<p>SpongeBob recently agreed to meet with the <em>RW</em> at his home—a
pineapple under the sea—to talk about all the controversy surrounding
him and what is at the heart of it. What follows is an unedited transcript
of our conversatio
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Unveiling the Weapon of the Masses
17 Feb 2005
This is a must read and share article for those who are willing to use their power of intention to make a positive change on this planet.
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Commentary :: Politics
Will Dean Make a Difference?
17 Feb 2005
With Dean at the head of the Democratic Party, will it wtop being a confrontation-averse, Republican-aping, corporate-cash wheedling…and election-losing opposition, or will it start fighting back? The Social Security battle will be a good place to find out whether Dean can still yell.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
First Ever Boston Anarchist Summit!
17 Feb 2005
The Boston Anarchist Summit is being organized by an ad-hoc group of local anarchists who are active in organizations including but not limited to: Anarchist Archives Project, Anarchist Black Cross of Boston, Anarchist Social Club at CSW, BAAM!, Boston IWW, Food Not Bombs, Institute for Applied Autonomy, La Rivolta, Lucy Parsons Center, NEFAC, Northeast Antifascists, Prison Book Program, Radical Reference and more...
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News :: Politics
All the President's Friends: A Riefenthal Moment in Montgomery County, PA
17 Feb 2005
Those happy crowds cheering the president’s Social Security wrecking scheme, are being hand picked by Republican Senators, while Republican goons guard the gates to keep out the riffraff.
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LOCAL News :: Social Welfare
Emperor Bush in New Hampshire today! Please pass the barf bag
16 Feb 2005
The Emperor descends on Portsmouth, NH today for a bullshit session on gutting social security. Will opponents be sidelined?
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Commentary :: Politics
MOVE Wants To Debate
16 Feb 2005
MOVE Wants to Debate?
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Resisting Homeland Security Teach-in Workshop
16 Feb 2005
Organizing Against Unjust Removals of U.S. Filipinos

an informative teach-in workshop delivered by
New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP) Critical Filipina and Filipino Studies Collective BAYAN-USA

Moderated by Dr. Robyn Rodriguez, Critical Filipina and Filipino Studies Collective

Monday, February 21, 2005
at the International Action Center
39 West 14th St. bet. 5th and 6th Aves.
room 206 in Manhattan
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