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Commentary :: Politics
Layoffs, Pink Slips, and A Plan to Take Back Washington
14 May 2008
Modified: 04:31:07 PM
The sheer lack of representation in our government, Local, State, and Federal, has many up in arms as to what can be done. Here are just a few suggestions!
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News :: Race
IS THIS US CONGRESSIONAL INJUSTICE RACIST,OR CALLOUS NEGLECT ?
14 May 2008
Tens of thousands of innocent poorer American prison inmates need international assistance for legal fees in helping them attempt to exonerate themselves from the US penal colonies !!

NO $$ NO JUSTICE!

NO LOBBY, NO US SENATE ASSISTANCE!

NO $$ NO LOBBY == 100,000 INNOCENT AMERICANS FALSLY IMPRISONED WITHOUT FEDERAL APPEAL LAWYERS!
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Welfare State and Inner Security
14 May 2008
The punitive side of welfare state reform is read as a success. Problems result because firstly there is not enough work and secondly those integrated in work can often hardly live from that. Massive exclusion and precariousness exist everywhere. Workfare policy supplements supply-side policy.
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Announcement :: GLBT/Queer
La democracia local participativa ya.
13 May 2008
El presidente del Grupo de Estudios Comparados Euroafricanos y Eurolatinoamericanos ofrece una reflexión sobre los escasos resultados obtenidos por la reciente convocatoria del mismo, que se proponía hacer un mejor uso de los recursos de éste. El nuevo llamamiento se propone mejorar los resultados obtenidos por el anterior, a través de los canales de quienes nos proponemos promocionar la gobernanza participativa.
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Commentary :: International
World Bank and IMF Policies Caused Food Crisis
13 May 2008
The IMF changed its economic direction and took a market radical neoliberal economic course at the beginning of the 1980s with the rise of monetarism. Hunger in the world can only be overcome with long-term sustainable strategies, not with the short-term horizon of Wall Street.
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Commentary :: Media
Many candidates, corporate media obscures U.S. presidential politics
13 May 2008
Third political parties do not compete on a level playing field in U.S. politics; the corporate media will spend more money in one day, promoting the campaigns of Senators John McCain, Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton, than the amount of money third political parties will spend in one year to promote their candidates, combined. While third party candidates are spending hundreds and thousands of dollars on flyers and brochures, big corporations are spending millions to keep the names of their candidates in the public’s view.
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News :: International
Q & A: Iran's only Jewish member of Parliament
12 May 2008
Interview on politics and life in Iran's Jewish community.
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Announcement :: Human Rights : Politics : War and Militarism
The WAR on TERROR 2008 Omnibus
12 May 2008
Booklet Announcement: The WAR on TERROR 2008 Omnibus

From its title page:
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LOCAL News :: Education : Environment : Organizing : Politics : Technology
Chris Carlsson presents Nowtopia
12 May 2008
Outlaw bicycling, urban permaculture, biofuels, free software, even the Burning Man festival, are windows into a scarcely visible social transformation that challenges politics as we know it. As capitalism continues its inexorable push to corral every square inch of the globe into its logic of money and markets, new practices are emerging that are redefining politics. In myriad ways, people are taking back their time and technological know-how from the market and in small under-the-radar ways, are making life better right now. In doing so, they hope to set the foundation--technically and socially--for a genuine movement of liberation from market life.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Disturbing Stirrings - Ratcheting Up For War on Iran
12 May 2008
Worrisome signs resurfacing.
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