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Meet Robert Waldrop (left), one of the leading lights of the Catholic Worker movement in the United States. Bob runs the Oscar Romero Catholic Worker House in Oklahoma, US. His powerful words - more than the way he looks...
Tens of thousands of people have converged at the 'Occupy Wall Street' encampment in New York in the largest protest against corporate greed since the movement began. http://www.democracynow.org/embed_show_v2/300/2011/10/6/story/we_have_come_together_inspired_by They have now been joined by a coalition of labour groups...
The real war in our world today is not "the war on terror" but a larger, more critical struggle for the soul of our world. A monumental battle is taking place between those who want to ram through neo-liberal economic...
Aliran held a press conference this morning to announce that a Bersih 3.0 solidarity gathering will be held at Speakers' Square this Saturday for those who can't make it to KL. See the full statement on the Aliran website....
Some 400000 people turned up yesterday in New York City for the People’s Climate March, the largest climate rally so far. And this is a view from the ground: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=di9hcfgLb5k?rel=0&w=640&h=360] The event was held ahead of the United Nations...
More images and accounts have emerged of the Muslim-Christian understanding on the streets calling for a new dawn in Egypt. See another picture here. And see this Reuters video. This is an except from an Irish Times report: MUSLIMS PRAYED with...
For latest information on the charity drive, have a look at the Pink Hibiscus Club. That's the website for the Centre for Penang-Japanese Culture. They are still looking for contributions for food for sale, items such as books, accessories, toys,...
So Wolfowitz goes without being held accountable for his criminal scheming against Iraq. After I wrote the piece below, an academic friend told me, "Although he did have to step down, it was hardly a fall -- guy walks away...
Just back from the dinner to celebrate Aliran's 30th anniversary - and being so close to the 50th anniversary of Merdeka and 44th anniversary of Malaysia, there was much cause for reflection. But so different from the official Merdeka celebrations....
President Obama has had to face up to memories of the US-backed repression in Central America during a visit that coincided with the anniversary of the assassination of the legendary Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero, on 24 March...

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