Mandela release triggered FBI anti-communist paranoia, say new documents

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Files from aftermath of Cold War show that US law enforcement believed South African leader posed significant threat

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Prominent Lawyer Will Plead Guilty to Impeding the I.R.S.

Really unfortunate news. Stanley Cohen is a very important figure in the NY Left. Continue reading

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America’s Black-Ops Blackout

Unraveling the Secrets of the Military’s Secret Military Continue reading

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Rebel Diaz Arts Collective Finds New Home

A group of South Bronx artists say they’re rising from the ashes after being evicted from their community center in February, as the Rebel Diaz Arts Collective has found a temporary new home. NY1’s Erin Clarke filed the following report. Continue reading

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Philadelphia ‘Soverign Citizen’ Fernando Salguero Arrested In Camden, NJ On Weapons Charges

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This is the guy that decided it was perfectly fine to put up a tent for Ron Paul at the Occupy Philly encampment when it was around. A few videos here and there would make it clear that we were no fan of his, and ladies and gentlemen, his recent arrest explains why.
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A Philadelphia-area survivalist who was an unwelcome staple at Occupy Philadelphia is free on bail after his arrest on weapons charges outside a New Jersey courthouse Feb. 12. Continue reading

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New York mayor’s disregard for kids forces strike

Students, with no bus available, take taxis. Mark Lennihan/AP

Students, with no bus available, take taxis. Mark Lennihan/AP

by: Mark Gruenberg

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s threat to kids’ safety while riding school buses – by putting the school bus driving company contract up for the cheapest bidder – forced some 8,000 drivers, mechanics and school bus matrons to strike on Jan. 16.  Continue reading

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Every 36 Hours: A Black Person is Killed in the USA

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(Listen the album HERE: nuafrikaent.bandcamp.com/album/every-36-hours )

A hip-hop album featuring Dead Prez, Immortal Technique, Outlawz, Zayd Malik, Jasiri X, Truth Universal and more has been released as a part of this campaign here.

A human rights crisis confronts Black people in the United States. Since January 1, 2012, police and a much smaller number of security guards and self-appointed vigilantes have murdered at least 120 Black women and men. These killings are definitely not accidental or random acts of violence or the work of rogue cops. As we noted in our April 6th, 2012 “Trayvon Martin is All of US!” Report (see http://mxgm.org/trayvon-martin-is-all-of-us/), the use of deadly force against Black people is standard practice in the United States, and woven into to the very fabric of the society. Continue reading

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