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Commentary :: Social Welfare
The Devastating Consequences of a Corporate Health Care Bill
28 Nov 2009
Wading through the endless debate over health care has exhausted the patience of most Americans — the zigzags, obscure language, and long-winded discussion is inherently repulsive.

But now the dust is starting to settle, and the Congressional vision for health care in the U.S. is emerging. Instead of being “progressive,” it will amount to a massive, corporate-inspired attack on American workers, the elderly, and the poor.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing : Politics
BAAM Open Meeting, 7 PM Tuesday at the Lucy Parsons Center
28 Nov 2009
BAAM: Reconciling Your Anarchism With Your Daily Life
Tuesday, 1 December, 7PM at the Lucy Parsons Center
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News :: Human Rights : International
Dozens Suffer Teargas Inhalation in Bili’n’s Weekly Protest
28 Nov 2009
The international day for solidarity with the Palestinian People in the Palestinian Eid holiday, dozens suffered teargas inhalation in Bili’n’s weekly protest.

Friday Nov. 27th
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
50,000 US troops will die in the first few days.
28 Nov 2009
If Israel is allowed to sacrifice them for Iran.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Obama's Double Standard Gives Some but Not All 9/11 Defendants Civilian Trials
27 Nov 2009
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
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Commentary :: Education : Organizing : Politics
The Higher Education Fiscal Crisis Protects the Wealthy
27 Nov 2009
Police are arresting and attacking student protesters on University of California (UC) campuses again. “Why did he beat me I wasn’t doing anything,” screamed a young Cal Berkeley women student over KPFA radio on Friday evening November 20. Students are protesting the 32% increase in tuition imposed by the UC regents in a time of severe state deficits. The Board of Regents claims that they have no choice. Students will now have to pay over $10,000 in tuition annually for a public university education that was free only a few decades ago.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Denied Parole
27 Nov 2009
the face of a police state
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Commentary :: Human Rights : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Race
Mumia’s Life Is On the Line: Mobilize Labor/Black Power to Free Him Now!
27 Nov 2009
Modified: 12:15:32 PM
The threat to Mumia Abu-Jamal's life is increasingly ominous. His lead attorney, Robert Bryan, warns: "There is an escalated effort by the authorities to see him die at the hands of the executioner. This is the most dangerous time for Mumia since his 1981 arrest." The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Jamal's two appeals. If it were to rule in favor of the prosecution's appeal, this would open the way for Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell to issue a third warrant of execution, which he has vowed to do. Contrary to the misplaced expectations of many, the Obama administration is not about to save Mumia. Around the world, hundreds of thousands have marched for this courageous champion of oppressed. Trade unions representing millions of members have rallied to the defense of Mumia. It is urgent to expand this support into powerful labor/black action, appealing to the integrated union movement to join with the black, Latino and immigrant poor to demand that he be liberated.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Letter to Prime Minister Netanayhu
27 Nov 2009
Re some ethnically cleansed land on West Bank
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News :: International : Labor : Politics
Zhibin Gu: China entrepreneurship revolution vs Communist dynasty: history, politics, economy
27 Nov 2009
get big pictures about a rising China! What has been going on in Communist China since 1949? What is really behind China's politics, business, economy and international relations? Is China's communist corruption going to ruin the nation in light of global financial crisis? Get powerful reviews from a new posting by provocative Chinese thinker George Zhibin Gu of World Association of International Studies at Stanford University.
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