Category Archives: political mobilizations

A Spectre is Haunting U.S. Politics: Bill DeBlasio, Marxism and the Sandinistas

Erin Durkin Writing in the New York Daily News blog “Daily Politics” describes an interchange between New York Republican Mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota and his Democratic Party rival Bill De Blasio. Republican Joe Lhota doubled down on his attack on … Continue reading

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Myth 3 #Syria : 3 of 3: The Limited Strike and the Long Term: Life after congressional approval.

Rawlinsview September 8, 2013–New York Doubtless I seem as the swordsman lancing a scarecrow setting up for my third myth the one that is  least believed. Lest their remain the opinion that no-one of any experience or authority, beyond the … Continue reading

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5 days of Massive Protests in Turkey

The following is clipped from Gerçek Gazetesi “the Real Gazette” a socialist newspaper in Turkey with an internationalist and working class orientation. Rawlinsview is not endorsing the views of this organization with which I am not familiar. The article, however, … Continue reading

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Thousands protest against US drone attacks in Pakistan: AFP

Thousands protest against US drone attacks in Pakistan (AFP) – 1 day ago KARACHI — Thousands demonstrated in Karachi on Sunday to demand an immediate end to US missile strikes in Pakistan’s lawless tribal areas and urge the blocking of … Continue reading

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Video posted of Toronto “Stand Up for Bahrain” Rally

This video was posted on the Concerned Canadians for Bahrain Facebook page. Tweet This Tweet

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‘Stand up For Bahrain’ protest called in Toronto Canada May 14

Concerned Canadians for Bahrain has called a demonstration to be held as follows : Time Saturday, May 14 · 2:00pm – 4:00pm Location: Toronto, Ontario 360 UNIVERSITY AVENUE (US CONSULATE) Link to the facebook page calling for this demonstration Concerned … Continue reading

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AP reports on international trades union and labor rallies for May 1, May Day

May. 1, 2011 8:46 AM ET Workers demand better jobs, pay on May Day CHRISTOPHER TORCHIACHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press SELCAN HACAOGLUSELCAN HACAOGLU, Associated Press ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists flooded a central plaza in Turkey’s largest city Sunday and marked international … Continue reading

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Mid-East democracy activists in the US should participate in May 1 Labor and Immigrant Rights Rallies: Opinion

Activists and others who support the struggle for democracy taking place in the Middle East, those who oppose US support for the intervention in Bahrain , opponents of US and NATO military intervention in North Africa should join this coming … Continue reading

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May 1 rallies for labor and immigrant rights called throughout the United States

May Day (May 1) rallies have been called in many cities throughout the United States in continuance of a tradition that was reignited following the massive May 1 march for the rights of immigrant workers in 2006. These rallies are … Continue reading

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Estimated 3000 people protest in Oman following Friday prayers, April 22

Based on a Reuters and AFP reports, Al Arabiya, and the New York Times all reported on Protests in Oman numbering an estimated 3000. Though the movement for democracy in Bahrain has seen the largest actions, protests in nearby Oman … Continue reading

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