March 2008

In his column for the New Statesman, John Pilger pays tribute to his friend, the great photo-journalist Philip Jones Griffith, who has died. “No photographer,” he writes, “produced such finely subversive work, knowing that truth in war is always subversive.” (more…)

By Jean-Pierre Balligand Le Monde from Truthout 3/20/08

Virtually each week we see central banks – with the American Federal Reserve in the lead – injecting hundreds of millions of dollars to increase the liquidity of financial markets threatened by the crisis. (more…)

By Dean Baker Truthout 3/24/08

Progressives usually fight for the interests of those at the middle and bottom at the expense of those on top. However, during this period of unprecedented financial crisis, when the Wall Street rich are begging for the helping hand of the government, most progressives appear to be on the sidelines. (more…)


Sami Al-Arian is a political prisoner in Police State America. This article reviews his case briefly and updates it to the present.

Because of his faith, ethnicity and political activism, the Bush administration targeted Al-Arian for supporting “terrorism.” In fact, he’s a Palestinian refugee, distinguished professor and scholar, community leader and civil activist. (more…)

NLG Press Release 3/24/08 
In response to highly-publicized sound-bites from sermons by Rev. Jeremiah Wright of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Sen. Barack Obama delivered an historic speech on racism, titled “A More Perfect Union.” (more…)

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. A right delayed is a right denied. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Join a nonviolent community on wheels for part or all of our journey as we travel through dozens of communities between Toronto and Ottawa (May 1-9) (more…)

Federal panel to weigh case of 2 Muslim immigrants guilty of money laundering in Albany
By BRENDAN J. LYONS , Senior writer Albany 3/23/08

A federal appeals court in New York City is set to hear the case Monday of two Muslim immigrants whose convictions for laundering money from a fictitious terror plot sparked intensive controversy over the FBI’s post-9/11 tactics and the government’s use of warrantless wiretapping. (more…)

Call for the Dept. of Justice & Louisiana Governor to Investigate the Angola 3 case:

For 35 years, Jim Crow justice in Louisiana has kept Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox locked in solitary confinement for a crime everyone knows they didn’t commit. (more…)

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