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Press statement Bench Marks Foundation

by Bishop Joe Seoka 
 
Yesterday the President of the SACC and Chairperson of the Bench Marks Foundation, Bishop Jo Seoka and a team, met with the striking Lonmin workers. He was told by the striking workers that they wanted management to talk to them.
 

Dr. Stein Brings Presidential Campaign to Georgia

Dr. Jill Stein Visits Georgia

Green Party Presidential Candidate Campaigns in Atlanta

 

Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party's 2012 Presidential Candidate will begin her campaign swing through Georgia Friday morning with a press conference on the West steps (Washington Street side) of the Georgia State Capitol, Friday morning at 10 AM.  Her two day visit is filled with events  providing the voting public an opportunity to meet her and to weigh their options for this year's General Election.  

Photo Caption: Stein, a Harvard-educated doctor, was arrested at Fannie-Mae sit-in to Stop Foreclosures. | AP Photo

Meet Jill Stein, the Green Party's 2012 Presidential Candidate

 

Stein and Honkala, Elect Greens to the White House in 2012
Meet Jill Stein, the Green Party's
2012 presidential candidate,
7 PM Friday, August 3 at the East Lake
Commons Common House, along with Kwabena
Nkromo, our candidate for GA House District 57 at 900
Dancing Fox Rd. Decatur, GA 30032
 
Please use the flyer linked here to help us spread the word.
 

Georgia Prisoners’ Hunger Strike at Critical Stage, RealNews Interviews Bruce Dixon

 

Top 10 Lies About T-SPLOST

No Papers, No Fear: The undocumented are leading. Will we follow?

At NoPapersNoFear.org the undocumented are pledging that they "will not comply", and are stepping forward out of the shadows, refusing to live in fear anymore and committed to posing their dilemma to everyone. "If the most humble among us are willing to stand up to Arpaio and ICE, we set an example that we hope the President, the DoJ and our advocates in DC will be brave enough to follow." These young undocumented students are asking us: "Will you join the tide or will you silently join our oppressors?" Follow the link above to watch live coverage, starting at 3:00 pm Eastern, as the undocumented step out of hiding on the steps of the court house while inside Sheriff Arpaio takes the witness stand in his trial for the civil rights violations people have endured during his reign of terror.

Hunger Strike in GA Prison Enters 5th Week

by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

As the hunger strike by 9 Georgia prisoners demanding medical care, due process and human rights enters its 5th week, prison officials are surprised at the level of outside support the inmates enjoy despite a virtual news whiteout. Concerned family members and others plan to visit the Department of Corrections headquarters on Monday, July 16.

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Rapper Jasiri X on Police Killings of Black & Brown Youth: Do We Need To Start A Riot?

"Do We Need to Start a Riot?" is a response to the recent report by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement that states 110 Black people have been killed by the police in 2012, one every 40 hours, http://mxgm.org/report-on-the-extrajudicial-killings-of-110-black-people/

Holyspiritz TV: Transportation Tax Referendum (interview with Terrence Courtney)


Transportation Tax Referendum by biggerbear

In this twenty minute interview, Holy Spiritz TV interviews Terrence Courtney, former member of the state committee of the Georgia Green Party and an organizer with the Atlanta Public Sector Alliance, which has been leading the fight against the Transportation Investment Act, the Beltline, the July 31st TSPLOST referendum and the corporate agenda for defunding public transit and public infrastructure in general.

FSRN: Georgia prisoners on hunger strike to protest solitary confinement

Across the US, hunger strikes in response to solitary confinement have been spreading. In California, Virginia, Ohio, and Colorado prisoners are engaging in strikes to draw attention to the practice. The protests along with condemnation from human rights groups have made an impact.

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