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News :: Race
Partisan Defense Committee Fact Sheet Presents Evidence of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Innocence: A Refutation of Murdered by Mumia’s Big Lies in the Service of Legal Lynching
02 Jan 2008
A new fact sheet providing massive evidence of the innocence of Mumia Abu-Jamal was released by the Partisan Defense Committee on 31 December 2007. It is online at http://www.partisandefense.org/ and provides a detailed, point-by-point refutation of the book Murdered by Mumia (The Lyons Press, December 2007). The PDC fact sheet exposes the book as “a compendium of myths, falsehoods, misrepresentations and omissions—all aimed at the legal lynching of an innocent man, Mumia Abu-Jamal.”
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News :: Media
California hospitals complete pilot program to stop spread of MRSA infection, officials say
02 Jan 2008
A number of hospitals in California, and across the country, are finding that aggressive action to detect and prevent infections is paying off.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Bush's Watergate
02 Jan 2008
The publication of the new NIE represented a Declaration of Independence of professional secret service analysts who were made absolute fools by the neoconservatives in the past decades. Journalist Saul Landau described the new NIE as Bush's Watergate.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
A Surprise from HDS Greenway
02 Jan 2008
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News :: Education : Environment : Human Rights
C Span Is Controlled by the Neocon Cable Industry
02 Jan 2008
C Span is designed to amplify the propaganda
of war profiteers while muzzling the
voices of the poor
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News :: International
Negroponte/Rosen meetings with General Kiani Nov 2007
01 Jan 2008
JONATHAN MANN, CNN INTERNATIONAL ANCHOR: There's something to watch for in Pakistani politics. Civilian leaders appoint a military commander, then the military commander overthrows the civilians. That's how Pervez Musharraf got his job, and he wasn't the first.
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News :: International
What the world doesn't know about Annapolis
01 Jan 2008
A line in the sand was crossed last week.
And anyone who claims that Annapolis was a big yawn and that
nothing would come of it is living in the land of unicorns and
moonbeams.
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News :: War and Militarism
U.S. Officials See Waste in Billions Sent to Pakistan
01 Jan 2008
In interviews in Islamabad and Washington, Bush administration and military officials said they believed that much of the American money was not making its way to frontline Pakistani units. Money has been diverted to help finance weapons systems designed to counter India, not Al Qaeda or the Taliban, the officials said, adding that the United States has paid tens of millions of dollars in inflated Pakistani reimbursement claims for fuel, ammunition and other costs.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Welfare State in the Market Trap
01 Jan 2008
"The crisis of the welfare state is a crisis in the heads of the economic and political elites. The welfare state is a political barrier against the marketing of human labor. The welfare state can be regained through democratic solidarity..Today one farmer can feed 88 non-farmers."
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LOCAL News :: Gender
Newton South Principal installed secret cameras at bathrooms
31 Dec 2007
Modified: 09:38:11 PM
The Globe is reporting that the NS Denobla squashed reporting on the secret installation of video cameras at Newton Souths boys and girls rooms for over a mounth untill the high schools jewish principal could return from China to do damage control.

"...Two cameras are located near the locker rooms and are enclosed in black translucent domes. Three others are in halls around the school and are disguised as smoke detectors. They have clear views of bathrooms that school administrators believe are at most risk of vandalism.

If a bathroom is vandalized, Salzer could access footage on his computer from one of the three cameras pointed at bathrooms around the school. Similarly, if there is an incident of theft in the locker room, he can review footage from the two cameras..."
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