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News :: Globalization : International : Politics
Zhibin Gu: Chinese multinationals, outsourcing, tech, management and politics beyond global financial crisis
22 May 2010
Watch out on the emerging Chinese multinationals! How is global financial and economic crisis reshaping world politics, finance, banking, trade and outsourcing? Profiting from rising Chinese trade, yuan and stock market? How do over a half million international companies make profits in China? Learn about Chinese multinationals, society, banking, management, outsourcing, education, politics, individual life during a transition period. How to do investing, travel, trade inside China? Get on-ground investigations from a timely book.
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News :: Education : International : Labor : Politics
Puerto Rico: Beatings at the Sheraton
22 May 2010
On the evening of May 20, the notorious Shock Force of the Puerto Rican Police brutally attacked a demonstration of hundreds of students and workers protesting against Governor Luis Fortuño. The assault took place in the luxurious Sheraton Hotel, where the privatizing, anti-worker governor was presiding over a fancy fundraising dinner. As our reporter recounts, the police brutally beat demonstrators with riot clubs and pepper-sprayed everyone with tear gas and pepper gas. This was the response of the government to the workers strike two days ago in support of the student strike at the University of Puerto Rico, which has lasted almost a month. It is urgently necessary to translate the worker-student unity that was on display on May 18 into powerful strike actions that shut down key sectors of the economy of the U.S.' Caribbean island economy. We publish here the on-the-spot report from our correspondent who witnessed and participated in the protest.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Social Welfare
Food Not Bombs 30th Anniversary Festival
22 May 2010
When: Sunday, May 23, 2010, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Parkman bandstand • Boston Common • Boston
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Commentary :: International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
PHILIPPINES: Sabotaging the path to the strategic stalemate
21 May 2010
satur-ocampo_bongbong-marcos.jpgThe Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP-Maoist) has spent a tremendous amount of manpower, financial and materials resources in the electoral campaign, in the process forging a tactical alliance with the landlord-bureaucrat capitalist Manuel Villar, the Nacionalista Party--and indirectly with the family of the late fascist puppet dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Growing Homelessness in America
21 May 2010
Washington's indifference to a growing problem
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 05/21/10 Listen Globally!
20 May 2010
Modified: 08:30:16 PM
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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LOCAL Announcement :: International
"Anarchy Works!" Peter Gelderloos, May 25th
20 May 2010
Tuesday May 25th, 7pm, at Encuentro 5, 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Flr, Chinatown

Peter Gelderloos. The author of How Nonviolence Protects the State, presents his new book, Anarchy Works.
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Commentary :: International
Boicot al Grupo Pellas: Otro desmentís a la campaña de ANAIRC contra Nicaragua Sugar sobre la IRC
20 May 2010
De acuerdo a datos ofrecidos por representantes del Ministerio de Salud de Nicaragua, en el país fallecen hasta tres personas al mes por IRC.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Ahmed Abu Ali: Guilty of Being Muslim in America at the Wrong Time
20 May 2010
Muslims are target one in America for their faith and ethnicity
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
U.S. Social Forum Happy Hour Tomorrow at E5! Help send Boston to Detroit!
20 May 2010
usf.jpgTomorrow at Encuentro 5 (33 Harrison Ave, 5th fl, near Chinatown Orange Line Stop) at 6:30PM to 9:30PM we are throwing a happy hour fund-raiser to help send the Boston contingent to Detroit for the U.S. Social Forum.
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