Originally posted on Davey D's Hip Hop Corner:
Dear NRA (National Rifle Association) we peeped your press conference this afternoon and lemme make sure I understand the main premise.. What we need in this society as follows; Guns, Guns and More Guns.. We need a cop on every corner and armed guard in every…

Palestine-“Keep your head high:” a comrade’s greeting to Samer Issawi

Submitted by Shahd Abusalama on Fri, 12/21/2012 – 14:55 http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/shahd-abusalama/keep-your-head-high-comrades-greeting-samer-issawi   Ayman Shrawna has suspended his 178-day hunger strike for ten days, as he has been promised by the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) that it would review his case and release him by the beginning of next year. He is allowing himself to have only…

Libya urged to halt military trial of Jalil

Tripoli – Libya should suspend the trial of former interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil before a military court and stop civilian cases in such tribunals, a rights watchdog said. “Libyan authorities should immediately cancel the impending trial of former National Transitional Council chairperson Mustafa Abdel Jalil in front of a military court,” Human Rights Watch…

Tear gas fired as clashes erupt in Egypt

2012-12-21 14:33  Alexandria – Riot police fired tear gas to separate clashing protesters in Egypt’s second city of Alexandria on Friday, AFP correspondents reported, as tensions rose over a new constitution. Lines of black-clad officers kept apart thousands of Islamists on one side and hundreds of anti-constitution protesters on the other. Dozens of rival protesters…

Cynthia McKinney, IAC Co-Director Sara Flounders travel to Pakistan in solidarity with political prisoner Aafia Siddiqui

by LeiLani Dowell Arriving in Karachi, Pakistan, at 4 a.m. for a trip in support of efforts to free and repatriate Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, former U.S. Congressperson Cynthia McKinney and International Action Center Co-Director Sara Flounders received an overwhelmingly warm welcome on Dec. 2. Hundreds of Siddiqui’s supporters met the two at the airport in…

137 Bullets: Protests Follow Cleveland Police Shooting Spree

137 Bullets: Protests Follow Cleveland Police Shooting Spree Protests follow Cleveland police shooting spree By Sharon Danann on December 19, 2012 Workers World Cleveland — Police shootings of unarmed Black “suspects” are sadly all too common nationwide. But firing 137 bullets to stop a car with two occupants may have set a record.

Bradley Manning: a tale of liberty lost in America

http://www.opednews.com/articles/Bradley-Manning-a-tale-of-by-Glenn-Greenwald-121201-870.html Bradley Manning: a tale of liberty lost in America By Glenn Greenwald The US does nothing to punish those guilty of war crimes or Wall Street fraud, yet demonizes the whistleblower Over the past two-and-a-half years, all of which he has spent in a military prison, much has been said about Bradley Manning, but…