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News :: Education : Environment : Globalization : Human Rights : International
84 Heretofore Undisclosed McCain-Bush Warmongers
24 Jun 2008
previously unpublished names of McCain Bush
cartel warmongers
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
The Supreme Court, Habeas, John Yoo and Murdoch's Wall Street Journal
23 Jun 2008
war criminals and their media allies
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LOCAL News :: Environment : Human Rights : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
A Report Back From New Orleans: 3 Years Later
23 Jun 2008
BuildingTrades-small.jpgThe Jamaica Plain Forum Presents:
“14 Hands, 7 Toolbelts, and 1 New Orleans Family: A Report Back from Post-Katrina Louisiana”

First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist
6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Friday, June 27th
7:00pm
FREE

Did you know that, since Hurricane Katrina, Boston-area building trades people have made several trips to rewire and replumb flood-damaged homes on the Gulf coast?

In fact, a crew of seven local electricians, plumbers, and carpenters just returned from New Orleans’ lower ninth ward. Come hear their stories and watch a multi-media presentation of storm-ravaged neighborhoods, recovery efforts, and the faces of marginalized minority residents who are fiercely determined to rebuild their community.

Come hear from electricians Peg Preble and Rick Yoder, plumbers Maura Russell and Barbara Taggart, general contractor Jeff Murray, carpentry and electrical helpers Louise Johnson of SEIU and her brother Eric Johnson of Red Sun Press.
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News :: Politics
VP Candidate: U.S. Congress receives failing grade on flood disasters
23 Jun 2008
Socialist Party USA and Peace and Freedom Party deeply regret the unfortunate events that have created a great lost for so many in the Midwest. Both socialist parties are demanding that Congress end the funding for the illegal Iraq War and invest in socially useful jobs that will create employment opportunities and good paying jobs for millions of working people rebuilding the U.S. infrastructure and providing immediate relief for all flood victims.
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Politics : Social Welfare
The United States, Europe and Human Rights
23 Jun 2008
cracracra.jpgThe discredited way in which the European Union suspended its sanctions on Cuba on June 19 has been reported in 16 international press dispatches… Such hypocrisy is made all the more evident by the brutal European measure to expel illegal immigrants from Latin American countries.
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LOCAL News :: War and Militarism
Photo-Solitary Anti-War Kid at Celtics Parade
23 Jun 2008
I went to the Boston Celtics victory parade on June 19th to check it out. 500,000 enthusiastic Celtics fans lined Boston's streets . I took some photos and found this one solitary anti-war kid with a cool t-shirt.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Passed HR 6304 Domestic SPY AMENDMENTS—choke 1st Amendment Rights
23 Jun 2008
House SPY AMENDMENTS—State, Persons Exercising 1st Amendment Rights “may be Considered” Agents of a Foreign Power.
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Commentary :: Globalization
The Rich Get Hungrier
22 Jun 2008
The global food problem is not being caused by a falling trend in world production. It is the result of accelerating demand. Amartya Sen teaches economics and philosophy at Harvard and received the Nobel Prize in economics in 1998. His latest book is "Identity and Violence.The Illusion of Destiny."
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Legal drugs kill far more than illegal, Florida says
22 Jun 2008
Modified: 03:53:46 PM
Legal drugs kill far more than illegal, Florida says
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News :: International
USAID May Outsource Global Cash-Distribution Function
22 Jun 2008
"Someone in the State Department or at USAID likely already is planning to leave government service and enter the private sector to get that contract," the source said. "That's just how things are at State. You can be sure that there's an official or a group of officials who are currently making plans to start their own company, use their inside connections to secure the contract, and become millionaires at the expense of the average working stiff."
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