Pilger's interviews with the ruling classes are priceless - he has a certain genius calmness and straight talking that illicit a brutal frankness in response. Watch them condemn themselves. Watch this all the way through - and pass it on.
The State of Texas plans to kill Kenneth Foster on August 30, 2007. Kenneth didn't rape, kill or maim anyone. He didn't reveal a CIA agent, or price gauge the state of California, he certainly didn't start a war for oil in which hundreds of thousands of people have been killed.
Listen to the Invisible 5 Environmental Justice Audio Tour as you travel between San Francisco and Los Angeles or vice versa. Hear the stories of people who live near the I5 and deal with environmental racism - battling toxic waste dumps, incinerators and smog. You can download the mp3s and listen on your mp3 player - or save it for the trip.
Stan Tookie Williams is a peacemaker on death row. He is an ex-gang member who now works tirelessly to keep kids out of gangs - writing children's books and speaking by phone to schools and youth groups. He maintains his innocence and the physical evidence connecting him to the crimes he was committed of is flimsy at best. All African Americans were kept off his jury, and racist terminology (comparing him to a Bengal Tiger) was used in his trial. He claims that he was drugged by the prison system during his trial and everything seems to point to that being the case.
Report from the Gulf Coast
Socialist Worker's Eric Ruder, Paul D'Amato and Meredith Kolodner traveled to the Gulf Coast to witness the devastation that followed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina--as well as the grassroots relief effort that began almost immediately afterward. SW Online is posting their reports as we receive them.
September 24 is the next date for international protests against the war.
Join the College Not Combat contingent in the Sept. 24 rally against the War. Demand Military recruiters out of our schools, and U.S. troops out of Iraq! Meet at 10am Mission & 16th Bart Rally & then march up to Dolores Park.
"Shop by Color" is the new "Anybody But Bush." Following the lead at ChooseTheBlue.com, buy a computer with Intel inside by all means, but don't get it from Dell - they are a "red" company, you could get it from the (big) "blue" IBM however. If you thought that red and blue states were ridiculous then you are going to love this. Intel is a "blue" company because it gave 53% of its donations to Democrats and 47% to Republicans.