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Commentary :: Globalization
The First Shots of the Trade War
23 Sep 2009
With the G-20 summit approaching, cheerful talk of “international cooperation” fills the White House press-room. These comments carry with them the implication that “free trade” is integral to “cooperation,” a fact made explicit in the last meeting of the G-20. There, in the name of “united action,” world leaders agreed not to install any new protectionist measures. Since then, protectionist measures have flourished. Instead of global cooperation we have its opposite: international tensions are on the rise as trade disputes sharpen.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
How Israel Targets and Suppresses Opposition to Its Annexation Wall
23 Sep 2009
Israel attacks non-violent demonstrators
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LOCAL Announcement :: War and Militarism
Our Military Budget: Does More Make Us Safe?
23 Sep 2009
Twenty years ago, a miracle happened when the Cold War ended peacefully. We were handed the chance to walk away from the nuclear nightmare and redirect billions of Cold War dollars to neglected needs at home.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Social Welfare
Filipino workers say "Never Again"
22 Sep 2009
Philippines-Workers-Protest.jpgWorkers belonging to the Coalition Against Contractualization (KONTRA) today marched to Mendiola to mark the anniversary of the signing of Proclamation 1081 that imposed Martial Law 37 years ago and to reaffirm their vows to never again let the country slip into darkness.
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LOCAL News :: Environment
National Communications Director
22 Sep 2009
American Rivers today named Boston as one of the nation’s top “water wise” communities protecting clean water and public health with innovative green solutions. Boston was chosen for its cost-saving natural flood protection measures. The report, “Natural Security: how sustainable water strategies are preparing communities for a changing climate,” comes as Congress is gearing up to consider a climate bill including so-called “adaptation measures” that will help communities get ready for the floods, droughts, and waterborne diseases that come with global warming.
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News :: International
The President Has Returned: All Hell Breaks Loose in Honduras!
22 Sep 2009
"It puts the coup regime on the horns of a dilemma, in which it has no good options. It can leave Zelaya to put together his government again from the Brazilian embassy with the active support of so many sectors of Honduran civil society, or it can try to arrest the President, provoking a nonviolent insurrection from the people of the kind that has toppled many a regime throughout history."
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News :: Human Rights
Eric McDavid Update
22 Sep 2009
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News :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
PHILIPPINES: A Maoist communist propaganda gambit.
22 Sep 2009
Melissa-Roxas-CPP-NPA.jpgOn “Abduction, illegal detention, and torture” of Melissa Roxas.

THE “ALLEGED abduction, illegal detention, and torture” of a certain Melissa Roxas, reportedly in May 19, 2009, has indeed startled the very core of human civilities.
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News :: Globalization
Preemptive Repression in Pittsburgh
21 Sep 2009
Police have begun harassing suspected protesters in the days leading up to the G-20 meetings in Pittsburgh.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Goldstone Commission Gaza Conflict Findings and Reactions
21 Sep 2009
Goldstone accuses Israel of war crimes
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