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Commentary :: Environment
US Inspector General Report: Falsified Oil Rig Inspections and Other Improprieties
27 May 2010
Washington-industry crime in the Gulf
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News :: Social Welfare
HUD's Public Housing Privatization Scheme "PETRA" Is Rejected
27 May 2010
People across the nation are speaking out against the scheme to privatize 1.2 million public housing units, under a HUD proposal called Transforming Rental Assistance (TRA) initiative. The struggle against the privatization of public housing in Berkeley and Oakland has blossomed into a nation wide struggle against the profiteers that are trying to terminate public housing programs across the nation! On May 25, 2010, at a congressional hearing, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and many housing advocacy organizations from across the country spoke-out against HUD's proposals, and submitted written statements for the hearing record opposing TRA, including the Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger and Homelessness and other Los Angeles housing and human rights organizations.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
human rights
27 May 2010
See my comments this Memorial Day on the outrageous criminal activities of the fbi/cia,et al against veterans, even as Gary Sinise parades about in pretentious concern for our suffering vets.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
RP rebels use child soldiers—UN
27 May 2010
CPP-NPA-child-soldiers.JPGMANILA, Philippines—Three of the country’s rebel groups—Muslim extremist Abu Sayyaf, communist New People’s Army, and secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front—are among the world’s “persistent violators of children in armed conflicts,” the United Nations said.
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News :: International : Labor : Politics
Zhibin Gu: China currency issue: outsourcing, tech, management, logistics and politics amid global financial crisis
27 May 2010
Are surging China and India going to survive the second wave of global financial crisis? Are there hidden risks? Expect more conflicts between an emerging China and the world! Is weak Chinese yuan to blame for causing global financial crisis? What is really behind China's stock market, trade, outsourcing and politics in light of the next stage world wealth, employment and investment? Get challenging ideas.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Vilifying Justice Goldstone
26 May 2010
Israel attacks truth
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
End the Siege of Gaza! Let Gaza Live! Protest at Harvard Commencement
25 May 2010
When: Thursday, May 27, 2010, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Outside Au Bon Pain • Harvard Square • Cambridge
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News :: Human Rights : International : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Political Comeback Marcos Family Alarming – Victims of Martial law
25 May 2010
Ferdinand_Marcos_Martial_Law.jpgPHILIPPINES - On April 27, 1977, urban poor leader Trinidad Herrera-Ripuno was arrested in Katipunan, Quezon City by virtue of an arrest and search and seizure order (ASSO) of then President Ferdinand Marcos. She was made to suffer brutal torture, which was meant to break her determination and spirit.
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Commentary :: Environment
Obama's Gulf Commission: Distortion, Obstruction and Whitewash Assured
25 May 2010
Obama's Gulf commission assures coverup
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Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Politics : Social Welfare
24 May 2010
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