Tuesday, August 14, 2007

The Wordsmith Collection and More blogs!

The Wordsmith Collection Interactive Calendar
Events, Marches, Actions, Meetings, Collectives, Rallies, Concerts, Festivals, Epiphanies, Poetry,Gatherings, Activities, Celebrations, Writing, Creative Arts, Eccentricity, Solidarity, & such things... Links to Ideas

The Wordsmith Collection Writing, Activism, & Creative Arts
A Private Introduction Howard Shorr's notes
"There is no greater fallacy than the belief that aims and purposes are one thing, while methods and tactics are another." -Emma Goldman, social activist (1869-1940)
ActivePDXresource.ning.com/ and more Blogs...

"We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds. Anton Chekhov (1860 - 1904), 1897

A Blog Is a Little First Amendment Machine By Jay Rosen, HuffingtonPost.com
With blogging, an awkward term, we designate a fairly beautiful thing:
the extension to many of... Got the Blues! Get Jazz... Or if you want real action: ActiveResource.org Active Resource Blog: www.ActiveResource.org/wordpress
visit http://thewordsmithcollection.blogspot.com/Issues List
The Wordsmith Connection: http://forums.delphiforums.com/WritingResource Bookmark This Resource... Alternatve News
MySpace Blog http://blog.myspace.com/writingresource
MySpace URL http://www.myspace.com/writingresourceThe Issues List: http://www.bloglines.com/blog/PeaceResources
A Writing Resource Blog http://spaces.msn.com/members/writingresource/
Blogspot Issues List: http://issueslist.blogspot.com/
Spiritual Forum: http://forums.delphiforums.com/spiritualforum/messages
submit a comment to The Issues List! PeaceResources.20489653@bloglines.com
Yahoo http://blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-fIGaa9ghfqeZNkptAPm3I0j3yWwW
The Cartoon Blog! http://www.wibsite.com/wiblog/dave/ Top 100 Blogs http://www.orblogs.com/ Alternative News Blogs http://www.communities.ninemsn.com.au/PeaceResources http://groups.msn.com/PeaceResources http://groups.msn.com/PeaceResources/shoebox.msnwhttp://groups.msn.com/PeaceResources/_homepage.msnw?pgmarket=en-us
write to us at... PeaceResources@groups.msn.com
Issues Blogs! International Issues, Political Questions, Local Solutions
07/10/2007 10:24 AM

International Peace
International Peace Center
The Issues List
The Wordsmith Connection
More Discussion
Even more Discussion
Issues for Discussion
Join Conversations!

http://www.angelfire.com/blues/writing/geoindex.html Enjoy!www.WritingResource.org/ A primary resource for writers, readers, teachers, students, & professionals! We provide sources, resources, and writing tools. Welcome and enjoy! Participate in the discussions listed or post you own. Our forum board on delphi, allows you to keep in touch, exchange ideas, post files, and maintain a searchable archive. Check messages the find buttons or the links. Post a message now.

Visit the Issues List or Blogs! Find Resources, skills, strategies, and techniques. Bookmark This Writing Resource! Click here! Writing Resources! English, Writing, Editing, and other things...
Are you running out of time? No need to sing the blues.... If you must finish a project, write a paper, send an important letter, drop someone a line, or even write a thesis, it's easier than you think! Think of this page as your writing assistant. You may need a guide for writing research papers or you may need a real live tutor! Both are available. Starting to write is difficult, but revising your writing is the tough part. We provide writing tools, resources, and HTML tips & tutorials. At some point you will need inner writing resources.
Develop skills using online writing assistants, writing labs, & tutoring.

Issues ListStarted 7/21/04 Forum 27
My latest comments on these thugsDec-12

The Wordsmith ConnectionStarted 7/20/99
The Thugs in the White HouseDec-12
http://forums.delphiforums.com/WritingandArtsStarted 6/11/02
The Thugs in the White HouseDec-12
http://forums.delphiforums.com/WritingResourceStarted 11/12/04
Thugs in the White HouseDec-12
International Peace Resource CenterStarted 7/20/99
Thugs in the White House!Dec-12
Navigation: Library www.WritingResource.org/ International Peace Resources

Middle Eastern Bloggers:EGYPT:
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=113mv4iie/*http://misrdigital.blogspirit.com Arabic-language blog by democracy activist Wael Abbas. Has been instrumental in bringing attention to police torture and sexual attacks on women, publishing videotaped accounts of both in recent months.
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=10ut629dp/*http://karam903.blogspot.com Arabic blog by Abdel Kareem Nabil, on trial for allegedly insulting Islam and causing sectarian strife with Internet writings critical of Islamic institutions in Egypt.
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=10oio4qls/*http://www.manalla.net Arabic and English political blog by husband and wife team, Alaa Abdel-Fattah and Manal Hassan. Abdel-Fattah held six weeks last year after being arrested during rally at Cairo court in support of other detained democracy activists.
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=10u382v3j/*http://saroujah.blogspot.com English blog by Sasa Kajam. Called
Syria' name=c1>SEARCHNews News Photos Images Web' name=c3> Syria News Wire, says it features "independent news from the streets of Syria and Lebanon."
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=110a61n5u/*http://saudijeans.blogspot.com English blog by Ahmed al-Omran, pharmacy student who writes about politics, social issues and trends.
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=111er9u27/*http://hamedmottaghi.blogfa.com Farsi blog by Hamed Mottaghi, freelance journalist who lives in holy city of Qom and writes about human rights, culture and other social issues.
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=10ngq2gmr/*http://www.kosoof.com Farsi photo blog that publishes pictures of Iranian dissidents with their families after release from prison.
(Both Iranian blogs were awarded Reporters Without Borders prize during 2006 Deutsche Welle International Weblog Awards for taking strong stands on freedom of information.)
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=10j15lks3/*http://mahmood.tv English blog by Mahmood al-Yousif, Bahraini businessman who writes about politics, human rights and daily life on Persian Gulf island kingdom.
http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=10t0nftik/*http://www.mideastyouth.com; http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=10o6dqonn/*http://www.mefaith.com; http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/ap_on_re_mi_ea/storytext/mideast_blogging_glance/21882037/SIG=10r7tu4b8/*http://www.inter-iman.com Run by Esra'a al-Shafei, first two are in English, third in Arabic. Focus on bringing together voices from across region, including
Israel' name=c1>SEARCHNews News Photos Images Web' name=c3> Israel and
Iran' name=c1>SEARCHNews News Photos Images Web' name=c3> Iran, to discuss politics, gender and religion.
Bookmark This Writing Resource... Click here

Peace News Impeach Middle East News Resource Creative Arts
Activism ResourceAlternative NewsComputers IssuesInternational PeacePeace ResourcePrivate Tutor Unions
←Play Chess!

Try browser. mailto:writingresource@peaceresource.com
Visit Writers Union

© Copyright 2002-2007: The Wordsmith Collection, all rights reserved
Activism blog!

Saturday, July 14, 2007


KBOO Labor Radio is about working people & organizing…Here are some future KBOO Labor Radio shows:

Third Monday: July 16th Kevin Card, legislative liaison of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), norm ally hosts this discussion, but Kevin is working on a project. (The Secretary of States national organization is meeting in Portland...and Kevin is scheduled to convince them of the efficacy of vote by mail.) Tim Flanagan (publicist for PCCFF) will be filling in and bringing you an exciting show which will include Rob Wagner(Director of Government Relations and Political and Legislative affairs for AFT-Oregon)who will join with us to discuss Oregon politics, labor unions, and our listeners' concerns... Larry Galizio (Oregon house district 35) who represents portions of Washington and Multnomah County, http://www.leg.state.or.us/galizio/ will provide his perspective on a variety of issues. Michael Morrow of PCC Child Care Services, America Reads, Sylvania Roots Program, &PCCFF Political Action VP will again join the show with his insights, and if we are fortunate, Diane Rosenbaum a Democrat and the Oregon State Representative for Oregon State House District 42 may also be be in the studio. We will begin with a discussion of Kevin's endeavors with expanding mail-in voting, and then move into the various legislative agendas relevant to working people: universal health care, universal education, more equitable corporate funding, progress in the last session, disappointments, prospects for hope in the next session, and current developments on the Oregon political horizon. Monday 6-7pm 90.7fm Studio Line (503) 231-8187
Fourth Monday, July 23rd April 23rd Union Issues and Concerns Monday 6-7pm 90.7fm Maribeth Healey and Lane Poncy will host Kens Allen, executive director of AFSCME Council 75 normally hosts with Maribeth Healey, executive director of Oregonians for Health Security Barbara L Roberts (not the ex-Governor, but an instructor at PCC!) will be a guest, and will continue the conversation as a guest on Fifth Monday!
Fifth Monday Labor Radio: July 30th We will discuss the Conference on Contingent Academic Labor, COCAL-Oregon, and focus on how teaching, research, service, equity, and issues of Academic freedom & Civic-engagement can inform professional educators and provide avenues for change. Guests include Barbara L. Roberts, Part-time Instructor at the Student Learning Center at PCC, David Rives, part-time instructor at the Workforce Training Center and Grievance/Contract Administrator for PCCFF , and Full-Time Instructor at PCC and PCCFF President Michael Dembrow. We will talk about the issues part-timers face, the Re: Tri-National Conference on Contingent Academic Labour and Oregon-COCAL Oregon Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor: an umbrella group of part-time teacher activists working to improve working conditions, achieve equity in pay and benefits, and better serve students throughout the state. Click here to go to the Oregon COCAL website.
October 29th. Internet Day. Featuring Online labor connections and activism. We will talk about how working people can make a difference. (Daylight Savings Time ends) November is native American Month. Solidarity with indigenous Americans.
December 31st
... New Years Eve, International Peace Day is January 1st 2008.

Strike Alert! Freightliner Workers Turn Down Contract, Walk Off Job! Wednesday July 25, 2007 12:00 PM, Beaverton,
Stay tuned for possible action. Click here for more details.
Hearing on Portland Sweatfree Ordinance Wednesday August 29, 2007 10:00 AM, TBA,
Show your support and click here for more info.

Come Join AFSCME Local 1995 for a Picnic!
Tuesday July 17, 2007 5:00 PM, 11611 NE Ainsworth Circle, Ainsworth Building Outside the Cafeteria,
Portland Assembly on Free Trade & Job Loss
Thursday July 19, 2007 6:30 PM, Portland Community College-Cascade Campus, 705 N. Killingsworth St., Student Center Cafeteria,
Join other Portland-area residents to discussthe negative impacts free trade has on our community.
Jobs with Justice Action Camp!
Saturday July 21, 2007 10:00 AM, SEIU 49 Hall, 3536 SE 26th, Portland,
Calling all Jwj activists, organizers and pledgers! Come together to share, learn and practice our effectiveness in the streets.
JwJ Steering Committee Meeting
Monday August 6, 2007 5:30 PM, AFSCME Offices, 6025 E. Burnside St., Portland,