Jul 10

                
  • New York City mayor tries to stifle dissent

    New York City mayor tries to stifle dissent

    July 15, 2004

    NEW YORK – In what has become a confrontation here between civil liberties advocates and this city’s Republican mayor, United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) is locked in struggle with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city...

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  • RedPoppy.Net a tribute to Pablo Neruda

    RedPoppy.Net a tribute to Pablo Neruda

    July 15, 2004

    To commemorate the centennial of the birth of famed Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, a new web site and non-profit organization has emerged. Red Poppy, named for the favored use of the flower in Neruda’s poetry, states...

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  • Hip hop convention draws 3,000

    Hip hop convention draws 3,000

    July 15, 2004

    Hip hop convention draws 3,000 NEWARK, N.J. – Mutulu, of Dead Prez, rubbed shoulders with veteran civil liberties activist Ron Daniels as 3,000 people attended the founding Hip Hop Political Convention (HHPC) here June 16-20. The...

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  • Fahrenheit 9/11 heats up the kitchen of discontent

    Fahrenheit 9/11 heats up the kitchen of discontent

    July 15, 2004

    Controversy – what controversy? With the slew of conservative commentators lining up to take swings at filmmaker Michael Moore for his latest documentary, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” one could surmise that some freshly minted conspiracy theory had just...

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  • Big tent, not Bush-lite, will defeat Bush

    Big tent, not Bush-lite, will defeat Bush

    July 15, 2004

    The May 7 speech by Sen. John Kerry to the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC) drew cheers from New York Times op-ed pundit David Brooks, a Bush supporter. Brooks hailed Kerry’s performance at the DLC, saying he...

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