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Review :: Media
Fountainhead e-Letter, Berlin Germany
10 Dec 2007
An intercultural organization based in Berlin Germany.
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LOCAL Announcement :: International : Politics : War and Militarism
NOAM CHOMSKY in Arlington this Thursday: POSTPONED because of Snow
10 Dec 2007
Thursday December 13th 2007, 6:30pm

Pleasant Street Congregational Church
75 Pleasant Street, Arlington, MA 02476
one block west of Mass Ave, in Arlington Center
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News :: Media
What if a flu outbreak shut down the highway, airport, hospital?
10 Dec 2007
The Chicago Tribune reports: The effects of the computer-simulated flu pandemic kept getting worse and worse: highways and airports shut down, hospitals filled to capacity, pharmacies running out of medicine.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Caught in Lies
10 Dec 2007
With the NIE, President George W Bush was actually exposed as a liar. By fomenting war hysteria, he consciously made use of misinformation-as in the preparation of the Iraq war. When Bush threatened a `third world war,' he tried to blackmail the world.
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News :: War and Militarism
Africa: The Next Defense Market Opportunity?
10 Dec 2007
Low value. Corrupt. Aid-driven. Despite the odd exception like Algeria, and South Africa's indigenous defense industry, most people think of these terms when they think of the African defense market. Analyst firm Forecast International sees a different picture, however: "tomorrow's growth market for the global defense industry."
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News :: Media
Ebola outbreak kills two doctors, causing panic in East Africa
09 Dec 2007
The Baltimore Sun is reporting: KAMPALA, Uganda — Health workers, including two physicians, are among the dead in an Ebola outbreak in Uganda, spreading fear among doctors and nurses needed to help treat victims of the highly contagious disease, officials said.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
Commemorating International Migrant Day / Conmemoración del Día Internacional de los Emigrantes
09 Dec 2007
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 7pm
33 Harrison Avenue, 5th. Floor
Boston, MA 02111

A group of panelists including Lucy Pineda (Latinos Unidos de Massachusetts, LUMA), Gabriel Camacho (AFSC Project Voice), Dorotea Manuela (Boston May Day Coalition), Patricia Montes (Centro Presente, Cambridge), and representatives from the National Lawyers Guild, Massachusetts Chapter and of Jobs with Justice, Immigrant Workers Rights Committee, will share their experiences in organizing for migrant workers rights. We will also discuss the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrants Workers and Members of Their Families, and the transnational responsibilities and organizing efforts to secure that migrant workers everywhere are treated with respect as human beings who with their labor and culture contribute greatly to the countries where they arrive in search of work.
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Politics : War and Militarism
The 2007 NIE: Disloyalty to Royalty
09 Dec 2007
Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence writer, finds much cause for optimism in the 2007 NIE, which has undermined the Bush administration's plans for war on Iran. Could it be that US intelligence is working for the American people again, and not the neocon agenda?
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News :: War and Militarism
Blackwater's Bu$ine$$
09 Dec 2007
In one of the company's most bizarre recent actions, on December 1 Blackwater paratroopers staged a dramatic aerial landing, complete with Blackwater flags and parachutes--not in Baghdad or Kabul but in San Diego at Qualcomm Stadium during the halftime show at the San Diego State/BYU football game. The location was interesting, given that Blackwater is fighting fierce local opposition to its attempt to open a new camp--Blackwater West--on 824 acres in the small rural community of Potrero, just outside San Diego.
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News :: Environment
Forest Service Open Space Strategy
09 Dec 2007
WASHINGTON - As homes and shopping malls proliferate, the United States loses about 6,000 acres of open space every day - four acres per minute.
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