Shut Down the School of the Americas! November 19-21, 2010 - Converge on Fort Benning, Georgia!Join thousands from across the country at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia for the November Vigil to close the SOA.MEMORIA Y RESISTENCIA - NOVEMBER 19-21TWENTY YEARS OF CONVERGENCE AT THE GATES OF FORT BENNING It's that time again! Only 3 days until thousands from across … [Read more...] about Close the US government run School of Assassins
BRIAN CONCANNON ofhttp://www.ijdh.orgDirector of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, Concannon lived in Haiti for eight years. He said today: “The extensive damage from Tomas in Haiti is in large part the product of policies, including international aid and trade policies, and the undermining and overthrow of democratic regimes in Haiti from abroad, that have … [Read more...] about Haiti Destruction “Man-Made, Not Natural Disaster”
A gay student teacher was dismissed from a suburban Portland, Oregon, school after discussing gay marriage with a fourth-grader. Seth Stambaugh is enrolled in the Master of Education program at Portland’s Lewis and Clark College, the practicum of which had him student teaching at the Beaverton School District’s Sexton Mountain elementary school. As reported by KGWNews: He was … [Read more...] about Teacher Dismissed for Talking About Gay Marriage
It's Easy to Deport the Mentally IllBy William Fisher NEW YORK, Oct 15, 2010 (IPS) - A U.S. citizen of Puerto Rican descent with mental disabilities is suing the U.S. government for wrongfully deporting him to Mexico and forcing him to endure over four months of living on the streets and in the shelters and prisons of Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala.Advocates say … [Read more...] about It’s Easy to Deport the Mentally Ill from the US.
Produced by Nancy Murray for the Gaza Mental Health Foundation and recorded by Chuck U. Rosina. (Edited at W.Bla3 Studio, Medford, MA.)Noam Chomsky talks on advancing the cause of the justice in Palestine. … [Read more...] about Noam Chomsky speaks at a benefit event for the Gaza Mental Health Foundation