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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics : Social Welfare
PHILIPPINES: Keeping an eye on Aquino’s commitment to change
28 Jul 2010
MANILA - The new administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III begins with an extremely high trust rating of 88 percent – higher than any of the post-dictatorship presidents. This is a measure of people’s belief in the commitment of the Aquino administration to reverse the anti-poor policies implemented during the regime of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Protest Anti-Immigrant Racism and Hate on July 29 in Boston
28 Jul 2010
When: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 5:30 pm
Where: Park Street T Station • Tremont & Park Streets • Boston
Start: 2010 Jul 29 - 5:30pm
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Commentary :: Labor
Teachers and Democrats Head for Divorce
27 Jul 2010
It’s best to quickly recognize the red flags in any failing relationship. This way, ties can be severed instead of allowing things to linger forever in dysfunction. For Democrats and teachers’ unions, the writing is on the wall. The two are simply going in opposite directions.

The Democrats continue on the road to corporate-inspired charter schools, using the tried and true method of “stronger teacher evaluations” to undermine “underperforming” schools and teachers — thus opening the door wide to private charter schools with their non-union workforce.
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News :: International
Goto and see tonight! (07/27/2010)!
27 Jul 2010
"Bradley Manning is truly an American hero. He wanted us to know the “awful truth” and now he is in Jail. We must see that he is freed! Julian Assange is a hero for the world who can not now travel freely because of US threats to “detain” him. This is a call to action. We all have this duty."
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Growing Health Crisis in the Gulf
27 Jul 2010
criminal negligence at fault
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News :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
The Sherrod Affair and Etta Rosales
26 Jul 2010
etta-rosales.jpgCALIFORNIA, United States—By now, Shirley Sherrod’s fascinating story is well known.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Prospects and Consequences of Attacking Iran
26 Jul 2010
doing so will inflame the entire region
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Announcement :: Human Rights
International Call-out For Solidarity
26 Jul 2010
Location: All British Embassies, High Commissions, British Trade Offices and any other British interests globally.

12noon Friday 30th July 2010.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Venezuela Will Suspend Oil Shipments to U.S. if Attacked
25 Jul 2010
After Venezuelan President Chavez revealed intelligence data yesterday during a national address indicating the imminence of an aggression against his government via Colombia with support from the United States, the country is on maximum alert. Today, the Venezuelan President suspended an important trip to Cuba to celebrate the July 26th anniversary of the Moncada Battle. Chavez was to meet with Fidel Castro, recently recuperated and active again in his nation's politics, and was scheduled to give the key address at the Moncada commemoration.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Gazan's Denied Medical Care Under Siege
25 Jul 2010
more evidence of Israeli repression
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