Archive for January, 2009

President Obama must free Leonard Peltier

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on January 23rd, 2009

by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman January 23, 2009 The welcome news that President Obama is taking steps to shut Guantanamo and right other Bush-era human rights abuses must quickly be joined by a proclamation of freedom for Leonard Peltier. Peltier is the nation’s best-known native activist and has become a global symbol of abject […]

TWO UPCOMING EVENTS FROM THE FREE PRESS

Posted by moderator on January 22nd, 2009

On Sunday, JANUARY 25 @ 7PM, come hear our friend Dave Lippman Singer – Satirist – Social Justice Advocate and George Shrub the world’s only singing CIA agent Free Press office – 1021 East Broad Street Donation requested $5-$10 AND DON’T FORGET: Free Press Free Film Night – Tuesday, January 27 at 7:30pm “MEAT THE […]

Obama’s Marijuana Prohibition Acid Test

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on January 14th, 2009

by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman January 14, 2009 The parallels between the 1933 coming of Franklin Roosevelt and the upcoming inauguration of Barack Obama must include the issue of Prohibition: alcohol in 1933, and marijuana today. As FDR did back then, Obama must now help end an utterly failed, socially destructive, reactionary crusade. Marijuana […]


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