The severe blow from nature with which the Japanese people were struck with on Friday, March eleventh purportedly took the lives of over ten thousand people while forever altering the lives and emotional well-being of hundreds of thousands more. The need to address the multifaceted nature and ongoing complexity of Japan’s disaster is evident with each day’s news updates. Within minutes after the 9.0 earthquake, northeastern Japan was engulfed by a tsunami that has done more damage then the (...)
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Japan’s Tragedy Provides Us All An Opportunity To Show That We Have A Heart
16 March 2011 par (Open-Publishing)
US Committee to support the Tarnac 9
2 December 2008 par (Open-Publishing)
U.S. Support Commitee for the Tarnac 9 Formed Sunday, November 30 2008 @ 04:53 PM CST Contributed by: Anonymous
On November 11th 2008, French Anti-Terrorism Police arrested around twenty people in connection with five incidents in the preceding weeks in which electric train lines were shut down, causing delays.
Nine of these were subsequently accused of “criminal association for the purposes of terrorist activity”, four of them were released on bail and five remain in custody. Because (...)
We have received from Indonesia calls for solidarity witht the victimes of the earthquake in Java
6 June 2006 par (Open-Publishing)
Solidarity with Indonesia
The earthquake that occurred on 27 May 2006 resulted in 6000 deaths, tens of thousands of persons injured and hundreds of thousands rendered homeless. Our association « Europe solidaire sans frontières » (Europe in solidarity without borders), is facilitating financial aid for the victims of this new catastrophe.
The money gathered will be sent to local people’s organizations who have mobilized themselves in the municipality of Klaten where the districts of (...)
BELAFONTE PRAISES VENEZUELA’S OIL DISCOUNTS
9 January 2006 par (Open-Publishing)
Country slashes fuel prices to help ease heating costs among U.S. poor.
*Singer/activist Harry Belafonte has given public props to the government of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for providing cheap home heating oil to poor families in the United States.
"This generosity that has been offered to the United States says very much about the Venezuelan spirit," said Belafonte during a visit to the country Wednesday to meet with a delegation of civil rights activists. (...)
UNICEF latest - 0.5 million infant deaths annually in US-occupied Iraq & Afghanistan
18 December 2005 par (Open-Publishing)
As we approach Christmas Day, thoughts turn to mothers and infants and the joy, hope and magic of new human life. However we cannot ignore the reality in a First World-dominated world of about 55,000 avoidable deaths and about 35,000 under-5 year old infant deaths that will occur on this Christmas Day due to deprivation- and malnourishment-related causes.
More specifically, we should consider the mothers and infants of war-wracked countries and in particular the countries currently (...)
Changing the Face of the Peace Corps (for the worse)
4 October 2005 par (Open-Publishing)
From the New York Times. I certainly have not seen or heard of this on ANY news broadcasts or in any print media.
Op-Ed Contributor Mission Creep E-Mail This Printer-Friendly Save Article By MARK D. GEARAN Published: October 4, 2005 Geneva, N.Y.
OF the many ways that Americans serve the public good, service in the armed forces holds a special pre-eminence. For obvious reasons, the tremendous personal risks undertaken and sacrifices made by armed service members on (...)
Glover & Belafonte Speak Out on Katrina
24 September 2005 par (Open-Publishing)
by Danny Glover & Harry Belafonte
The following speeches were made during the PBS/BET-televised Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit concert on Saturday, September 17, 2005
John Coltrane once said "the main thing a musician would like to do, is to give a picture to the listener of the many wonderful things he knows of and senses in the universe." When Miles Davis asked him why he played so long, Coltrane answered, "It took that long to get it all in."
To: The 95 countries that helped Katrina victims!
11 September 2005 par (Open-Publishing)
To: The 95 countries that helped Katrina victims!
On behalf of myself and the American people we humbly thank you all for your generous support during these trying times of disaster relief for all of the victims that
were directly and indirectly affected by the Katrina Hurricane. We also humbly thank you as well as others who are helping to save our dear friends, the animals that are always forgotten in time of distress but yet are always our true friends. We are keenly aware as are (...)
Support the People of New Orleans: Sept. 7 Nat’l Day of Emergency Action
3 September 2005 par (Open-Publishing)
Call to Action from the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition
National Day of Emergency Action Support the People of New Orleans! Jobs/Income & Housing for All Displaced Families Real Relief - Yes! Racism - No!
Wednesday, September 7
Join a protest on September 7 see below for details of protests in Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle - or organize one in your community or on your campus. List your event on the A.N.S.W.E.R. website! (www.pephost.org/Sept7localaction)
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