General Assembly

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Four months ago, Tea Party candidates took over the state government–both chambers of the General Assembly, as well as the governorship Read more...
Member Nations Upgrade Territories' Standing, in Diplomatic Defeat for U.S., Israel; Abbas Issues Warning on Settlements Read more...
Via Occupy Oakland: On October 25 of last year, the Oakland Commune at Oscar Grant Plaza was raided with enough brutal force to gain international attention. Since then, continuous state repression and police brutality have sought to Read more...
Speaking via videolink from the Ecuadorean embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange addressed a side meeting of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday evening. In his remarks, Assange gave thanks to the United Nations for its treaties on political asylum and denounced the U.S. treatment of alleged Army whistleblower Bradley Manning. Assange also accused President Obama of exploiting the Arab Spring and called on the U.S.to end its persecution of WikiLeaks and its supporters. Read more...

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American Autumn Trailer: World Premiere, Tuesday June 26th at the Indie Screen Cinema and Bar/ 26 Kent Street in Williamsburg Brooklyn... Read more...
Join LA CAN, Occupy the Hood, Occupy Skid Row and Occupy Los Angeles at Wilshire/Hope (626 Wilshire Blvd.) at 8:30pm tonight to fight gentrification and the corrupt practices of the lobby group Central City Association. BRING TENT. Read more...
Yesterday, people from across France converged in Paris ahead of French national elections. Seizing upon the elections as an opportunity to demonstrate alternatives to a party system that merely serves the interests of bankers and the Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Free-For-All At The UN - 1961
Newstalgia Reference Room - Free-for-all at the UN. In the middle of a UN address by U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson, a protest erupted into violence on the floor of the General Assembly over the recent events in the Congo and the assassination of President Patrice Lumumba. On February 22, 1961. Read more...
Occupy Wall Street // Spring Training // April 13, 2012 from Mo Scarpelli on Vimeo. On a more positive note, Sunday an Occupy Wall Street demonstration drew hundreds of peaceful protesters to Central Park for a "Spring Awakening" and General Read more...