• Leading Iranian News Website Editors Appeal to Western Journalists

    Dear Colleague, Eight months after the June 12 presidential elections in Iran, coverage by Western media like yours prompts us to pose the following questions based on common standards of journalism. 1. Most journalists who travel to Iran stay at hotels located in affluent north Tehran, but you convey their observations as “demands of the […]

  • A Conversation with Eric Holt-Giménez

    Join Eric Holt-Giménez, author and Executive Director of Food First, for a stimulating discussion of his latest book (co-authored with Raj Patel) Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice.  Learn about the root causes driving the food crisis and the powerful movements that have risen in response. When: Friday, March 5, 2010 at 7:30 […]

  • “Never Again!” Turks Demonstrate in Support of Coup Crackdown

    Turks demonstrated Sunday, 28 February 2010, on the anniversary of the 1997 postmodern coup, in support of the ongoing crackdown on military officers who allegedly plotted a 2003 coup against the government.  More than 30 military officers have been charged and jailed so far.  In its modern history, Turkey suffered four military coups, on 27 […]

  • Iran: The Islamic Revolution Defeats Western Hopes for Regime Change

    . . . and Hashemi’s hopes for a palace coup. Iran Celebrates the 31st Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution   Green Wave* Ebbs Isfahan Tehran   *   For the social and political character of the Green Wave, consult Iran’s Last Marxist Nasser Zarafshan: Setareh Derakhshesh, “Interview with Dr. Nasser Zarafshan and Farrokh Negahdar” (VOA Persian, […]

  • Greece: General Strike against Austerity Begins

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  • Iran: 22 Bahman Posters, for and against the Green Movement

    A taste of the visual contest in the Persian-language blogosphere before 22 Bahman 1388 (11 February 2010), the 31st anniversary of the victory of the revolution in Iran. . . . ‫۲۲ بهمن روز پيروزی مردم‬ 22 Bahman: People’s Victory Day ۲۲ بهمن منتظرتان هستيم 22 Bahman: We Are Waiting for You — The Iranian […]

  • Mr. President, Help Lift Gaza Closure Now!

    February 4, 2010 President Barack Obama The White House Washington, DC Dear Mr. President, We are seven organizations that strongly support your commitment to a two-state peace between Israel and Palestine that will ensure Israel’s security, win Palestinian self-determination, and protect U.S. national security. As your administration works to launch a political process to achieve […]

  • Iran’s Green Movement: “We Are Countless!”

    ما بیشماریم! “We Are Countless!” Destabilization Programs: 13 Aban (4 November, Anniversary of the US Embassy Occupation), 16 Azar (7 December, Student Day), 6 Dey (27 December, Ashura)?! Minus H نمودار هواداران موج سبز به مرور زمان Chart: Green Wave Supporters Over Time From Election Day, 25 Khordad (15 June) Rally, Quds Day (18 September), […]

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  • Spring Delegation to Bolivia

    Be part of history!  Celebrate Earth Day and attend the Peoples’ World Conference on Climate Change and Mother Earth’s Rights in Cochabamba, Bolivia.  World scientists, academics, lawyers, and representatives of governments that want to work with their citizens to save our planet will be in attendance.  (Conference is scheduled for April 20-22, 2010.) Before and […]

  • Counterrevolutionary Students of Venezuela Send “Solidarity Message” to Iranian Students

    The following message, published on Rod’s Blog / El Blog de Roderick Navarro on 7 January 2010, has been posted on numerous Web sites (especially in Persian translation) supporting the Green Wave in Iran, such as , , , .  Are Green Wave supporters who have welcomed this message aware of the character of the […]

  • Encuentro with Bolivia

    Join us for an evening of discussion, music, art, and refreshments inspired by a recent delegation to Bolivia focused on indigenous resistance and food sovereignty. When: Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 7 PM Where: 1199 SEIU MLK Labor Center, 310 West 43rd St., Auditorium Last November, a group of twenty activists from different parts of […]

  • Iranian Academics and Activists in Support of Mousavi’s 17th Statement

    Mir Hossein Mousavi’s 17th statement can be considered his most influential in the seven months since the green movement was born.  After its release, prominent political figures, groups, and organizations in Iran reviewed and evaluated its content from their own angles and highlighted various aspects of it. The signatories of this statement — who desire […]

  • On the 27th of January, All Out to the Mega-March of the Resistance in Tegucigalpa

    On the 27th of January, all women and men . . . come and break down the wall of oppression! The mega-march of the Resistance of Francisco Morazán, El Paraíso, Valle, Choluteca, Intibucá, Comayagua, and Olancho will march from the National Pedagogical University to the Plaza Francisco Morazán. We need everyone to bring large and […]

  • Satan Writes to Pat Robertson

    Dear Pat Robertson, I know that you know that all press is good press, so I appreciate the shout-out.  And you make God look like a big mean bully who kicks people when they are down, so I’m all over that action.  But when you say that Haiti has made a pact with me, it […]

  • Honduras: The First March of the National Front of Popular Resistance in 2010

    National Front of Popular Resistance Will March Today against Withdrawal of Honduras from ALBA by TeleSur Rafael Alegría, a leader of the Front of Resistance against the Coup d’État, explained that the demonstration called for this Thursday will again demand the restitution of the constitutional president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, to power, as well as […]

  • Venezuelan Government Condemns Attempt at Destabilization and Violence against Government and People of Iran

    Communiqué The government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela expresses its most energetic condemnation of the attempts at destabilization promoted by the United States government against the government and people of Iran. The Bolivarian government is surprised that a group of governments, led by the US Empire, is repeating a campaign of violence to divide […]

  • In Solidarity with the Real Anti-Racist Movement in Cuba

    Within weeks of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution in January 1959, its leadership, with the enthusiastic support of black and mestizo Cubans, took steps to dismantle the most visible forms of racial discrimination on the island.  Within a couple of years the Revolution dismantled the economic underpinnings of racial oppression that had its roots […]

  • Open Letter to President Mubarak from the Gaza Freedom March

    We are making a public entreaty to Mubarak to let the Gaza Freedom March into Gaza.  Text below. — Max Ajl OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT MUBARAK FROM THE GAZA FREEDOM MARCH December 26, 2009 Dear President Mubarak; We, representing 1,362 individuals from 43 countries arriving in Cairo to participate in the Gaza Freedom March, are […]

  • Nepal’s Former Ambassador to the U.S.: What about a Military Takeover?

    The following is an open discussion of a Pinochet-style solution for Nepal, which would not just be a military coup but also (inevitably) the creation of a death squad regime aimed at the decade-old revolutionary upsurge among the peoples of Nepal.  Such a coup would require Indian and U.S. support, and this article is an […]