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<div class="author-name">by Raphael G. Satter</div><div class="field-item"><img src="http://www.commondreams.org/" /></div><p>LONDON - Egyptian authorities forced Vodafone to broadcast government-scripted text messages during the protests that have rocked the country, the U.K.-based mobile company said Thursday.</p>
<div class="author-name">by Tom Finn in Sana'a</div><div class="field-item"><img src="http://www.commondreams.org/files/article_images/yemen_protesters.jpeg" /></div><p>A battle for hearts and minds took place in the Yemeni capital of
Sana'a today as major demonstrations both against and in support of
President Ali Abdullah Saleh's regime were held within a few miles of
Long live the struggle of the Egyptian people! ---- Stop the massacre of those who are
fighting for their freedom! ---- Mubarak out! The NDP out! ---- Tahrir Square has become
the symbol of the struggle by the Egyptian people against the dictatorship which has
existed for decades. It has been occupied for several days by demonstrators who are
demanding freedom and social justice.
<p>Public meeting:<br />
Tunisia, Egpyt…<br />
People’s Power shakes US regimes</p>
<p>6pm (for 6.30pm start)</p>
Ahmed Huwait, former student activist from Egypt & President of Federation of Australian Muslim Students and Youth</p>
<p>Amelia Taylor, Socialist Alliance</p>
<p>Khalil el Rassi, Lebanese Communist Party</p>
People often accuse anarchists of being opposed to all forms of organization. Some of us are quick to point out, however, that it’s not al...
<div class="author-name">by Tim Johnson</div><div class="field-item"><img src="http://www.commondreams.org/files/article_images/corn_large.jpg" /></div><p>GUELATAO, Mexico — Yank the husks off ears of
corn grown in the mountains of southern Mexico, and you may find kernels
that are red, yellow, white, blue, black or even variegated.
Editorial by Shelley Bluejay Pierce In what may prove to be one of the most bizarre legal moves ever, lawyers for the oil giant, Chevron, asked an Ecuadorian court to dismiss a multi-billion dollar lawsuit on the grounds that the plaintiffs don't...<div class="feedflare">
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<div class="author-name">by Aprille Muscara </div><div class="field-item"><img src="http://www.commondreams.org/files/article_images/mubarak_leave.jpg" /></div>WASHINGTON - As the world watched nine days of largely peaceful demonstrations in Egypt degenerate into bedlam fueled by confrontational pro-government hoodlums wielding Molotov cocktails Wednesday, observers are tracking the regional conta
<div class="author-name">by Amanda Terkel</div><div class="field-item"><img src="http://www.commondreams.org/files/article_images/contractor_fraud.jpg" /></div><p>WASHINGTON -- The military paid a total of $285 billion to more than
100 contractors between 2007 and '09, even though those same companies
were defrauding taxpayers in the same period, according to a new Defense
Department <a href="h
A short overview of the benefits of a new organizing model coming out of Seattle
Solidarity , Washington. This article discusses the benefits of forming a Solidarity
Network in your home town.
<div class="author-name">by Aaron Barnhart</div><div class="field-item"><img src="http://www.commondreams.org/" /></div><p>Ever since it launched in 2006, <b>Al Jazeera English</b> has been the best cable channel I can't get on cable.<a target="_blank" href="/uprising"><img src="/files/images/aljazeera.jpg" align="right" border="0" hspace="10" vspace="10" width="320" /></a></p>
<p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.energybulletin.net/sites/default/files/images/energy_report_240_13693.thumbnail.jpg" alt="" title="" class="image image-thumbnail" width="71" height="100" /></span>Our new Energy Report confirms that all the world’s energy needs could be provided cleanly, sustainably and economically by the year 2050. Renewable energy is the way ahead.
Les grandes révoltes qui secouent le monde arabe au Yémen, en Algérie, en Tunisie et
maintenant en Égypte ont pris tout le monde par surprise. Il s'agit, sans aucun
doute, de l'un des plus important événement de notre époque. Le message est clair :
aucun endroit dans le monde n'est condamné à être le terrain de jeu d'un