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Announcement :: Human Rights : International : Politics : Race
5th Congress of the African People's Socialist Party
05 Jul 2010
Modified: 10:09:58 PM
Uhuru Video on the African Congress on July 10-14 in D.C.
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News :: Human Rights : International
Dozens suffer from tear gas inhalation in Bil'in Friday 2 July 2010
05 Jul 2010
Dozens suffer from tear gas inhalation in Bil'in Friday 2 July 2010

Today the people of Bil'in were joined by internationals and Israelis in the weekly demonstration against the illegal apartheid wall that has stolen more than half of Bil'ins land. About 150 protestors carried out the message to the Palestinian leaders, expressing the need for unification, bringing a large banner showing a picture of Arafat and Yaseen together. The popular committee in Bil'in, represented by Iyad Burnat said there is a need for the Palestinians to unite to resist Israel's illegal occupation. He welcomes internationals, this time a group from the "Palestine Summer Encounter" and others who want to show solidarity with the people of Bil'in and Palestine. Burnat stressed the fact that many people are coming from abroad to show support, and urged the Palestinian leaders to focus on solidarity instead of causing more suffering for their people.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Deficit Hysteria: Wrongheaded in Times of Depression
05 Jul 2010
proposed policies are wrecking economies
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News :: International
Dangerous Crossroads in World History: Obama’s New Iran Sanctions: An Act of War
05 Jul 2010
"Iran must import a large part of its refined oil from foreign corporations and nations, since it does not have the technology needed to refine all the fuel that it pumps from its soil. By cutting this refined oil off, the U.S. will be causing massive, irreparable damage to the Iranian economy — equaling an act of war."
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Announcement :: Human Rights
the revolution will never end.
04 Jul 2010
1776 was a wake up call for many americans to take back their minds, possessions and bodies. for some soon after the fighting the revolution was put to rest and the quiet business of living resumed. but the revolution, like the spinning earth we inhabit, will never cease.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Ahmad Sa'adat: A Palestinian Prisoner of Conscience
04 Jul 2010
he's one of thousands of Palestinian political prisoners
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Commentary :: International
Russian Spy Case: Espionage or Politics?
03 Jul 2010
likely the latter
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Obama's New Iran Sanctions: An Act of War
03 Jul 2010
When the UN refused to agree to the severe sanctions that the U.S. wanted, Obama responded with typical Bush flair and went solo. The new U.S. sanctions against Iran — signed into law by Obama on July 1st — are an unmistakable act of war.

If fully enforced, Iran’s economy will be potentially destroyed. The New York Times outlines the central parts of the sanctions:
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News :: Human Rights : Politics : Race
Self-determination for Haiti! Black Congress to fight for African power
03 Jul 2010
As the United States government broadens its military presence in Haiti and foreign non-governmental organizations increase their control over government and social service operations on the island, concerned African people are convening in Washington D.C. to organize a coordinated African response to this and other crises faced by Africans in Haiti and around the world.
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News :: Human Rights : Politics : Race
Black Congress, critical of Obama, to convene in D.C. to set black agenda
03 Jul 2010
Modified: 11:03:00 AM
As criticisms of President Obama’s war and economic policies mount, the group that first questioned his intentions regarding the concerns of the black community is holding a national Congress to define a black agenda to serve the interests of black people.
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