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Commentary :: Politics
Well What Are They Going To Do?
14 May 2010
So we head into another election season after the momentous one of just a year ago. The mood of the country would seem to be going in the opposite direction at least according to mainstream media. What we have been hearing about is how disappointed the country is with the current president and that anger is building. We hear the country has decided to turn to who for change? What? No way!!!! It’s… the guys we all went running from last time around!!!!!!! Oy gevalt!!! Voters are in an abusive relationship and can’t say no
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 05/14/10 Listen Globally!
13 May 2010
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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Announcement :: Labor
Turkey: Solidarity call for the "Platform of struggling workers"
13 May 2010
Militant workers from recent workers' struggles in Turkey, including National Tobacco and Alcohol Monopoly (TEKEL) workers, Istanbul Water and Sewers Department (ISKI) workers, firemen, Sinter metal workers, Esenyurt municipality workers, Marmaray building workers, dustmen, workers from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and workers from the ATV-Sabah News Corporation, have come together and established a workers' group called the Platform of Struggling Workers. We are calling on everyone to support the workers' group.
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Commentary :: Environment
CA Governor Candidate Alexander, SPUSA: BP Oil Spill a Crime not a Disaster
13 May 2010
The explosion on BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig that released millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico has been called a “Disaster” by many. It isn’t a disaster. It is a crime.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Israel's ID/Permit System
13 May 2010
An element of Israeli apartheid
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News :: International : Labor
Greece: Blood and tears for the proletariat!
13 May 2010
In order to resist the policy of blood and tears which the bourgeoisie inflicts on it, the proletariat has no other possibility than the resumption of the class struggle, starting with the rejection of anti-worker measures by the government and the calls for “national solidarity”, and for sacrifices “to defend the fatherland and democracy”.
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News :: International
Kagame's Rwanda accuses real-life Hotel Rwanda hero of terrorism
12 May 2010
Rwandan President Paul Kagame's government has accused real-life Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina of violent conspiracy, along with arrested and indicted Rwandan presidential candidate Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza.
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News :: Politics
California Governor’s Race: Democrats, Republicans and Socialists Take on Meg Whitman
12 May 2010
Last month, Goldman Sachs was hit with fraud and corruption charges by the SEC and top board members of the Wall Street financial giant had to testify before Congress. Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Poizner has been exposing Whitman’s ties to Goldman Sachs while many Democrats, unions, labor groups and concerned citizens are demanding that Whitman share her involvement in the Goldman Sachs scandal; Whitman has remained silent.
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Commentary :: Environment
Lessons from the Gulf
12 May 2010
Gulf spill potentially greatest ever environmental disaster
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Commentary :: Labor
How Recessions Cause Wars and Revolutions
11 May 2010
A quick glance around the globe reveals a ruined international economy, wars and more wars in the works, and revolutionary movements aplenty — all connected phenomena. No, the apocalypse is not coming; but the international economic system currently used to arrange the social order is crumbling, taking everyone down with it.

The global capitalist system is in far worse shape than most people realize: it may only take the tiny economy of Greece to go bankrupt to break this camel’s back — and finally the word “recession” will be antiquated and “depression” will be in vogue.
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