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News :: Globalization
UK: Police given go-ahead to use Taser on children
26 Oct 2007
Your owners show their colors. Again.
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News :: Globalization
Blackwater moving to San Diego
26 Oct 2007
sound familiar?
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LOCAL News :: Education : Environment : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Frances Moore Lappé at Jamaica Plain Forum 11/1 (Fri.)
26 Oct 2007
Frankie Photo Press Color Small.jpgThursday, November 1st at 7:00pm, Frances Moore-Lappe visits the Jamaica Plain Forum with a FREE talk entitled “Where Hope Triumphs Over Fear: an Invisible Global Revolution.”
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News :: International
Rumsfeld charged with torture during trip to France: By law an investigation must be opened
26 Oct 2007
Former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld got an unpleasant surprise during his visit to France today when human rights groups filed a complaint with the Paris Prosecutor before the “Court of First Instance” (Tribunal de Grande Instance) charging the chief architect of President George W. Bush's "war on terror" with ordering and authorizing torture.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
"I can't answer that. I don't work there anymore."
26 Oct 2007
commentary
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Commentary :: Media
US suspends Iraq audit of DynCorp
25 Oct 2007
Modified: 08:11:08 PM
US suspends Iraq audit of DynCorp
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 10/26/07 ¡Listen Globally!
25 Oct 2007
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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News :: International
'Sensitive' documents indicate Cheyenne Mountain's better for NORAD
25 Oct 2007
John Pike, a leading defense expert and director of globalsecurity.org, says NorthCom's transition from the mountain is a "little difficult to understand," given that the nation has nuclear missiles ready to launch on "hair-trigger alert."

"Where the hell do they think they'll be getting the alert from?" he says of the transition to the Peterson Building 2 basement.

Pike also is puzzled by the move of Air Force Space Command's space control to Vandenberg, since the military in the past has argued that the expensive upgrades at the mountain required space and missile tracking systems to be "co-located," to avoid confusion that space debris could be incoming munitions, or vice versa.
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Commentary :: International : Labor : Politics
The Myth of “Co-Management” in Venezuela: Reflections on Alcasa and Invepal
25 Oct 2007
* With a lot of rhetoric and propaganda the Chavez administration has advanced different examples of co-management which, they claim, demonstrate their desire to transform Venezuela’s relations of production. A compañero from Europe visited us recently and got to know two of the most celebrated cases: Alcasa and Invepal. Here is the report he prepared for El Libertario # 51 about the actual working conditions in the country’s most “important” co-managed businesses.
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Politics : War and Militarism
CUBA responds to Bush
25 Oct 2007
Bandera_Cuba.jpgREPLYING to three spurious initiatives for Cuba proposed by George Bush in Washington on October 24, Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Pérez Roque set out 12 points “covering what the U.S. president should propose as aid” to the island.
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