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Interview :: Environment
VIDEO: Riki Ott speaks with Amy Goodman
29 Mar 2009
Alaskans are still reeling 20 years after the Exxon-Valdex oil spill of 11 million gallons. Riki Ott speaks with Amy Goodman about lingering harm and corporate personhood. A 28th amendment separating corporations and the state is as vital as the amendment separating church and state.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Critics Charge U.S. Practice of Sentencing Youth to Life in Prison Without Parole is Inhumane
28 Mar 2009
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
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News :: Human Rights
White CEO of Republican Think Tank Refuses to Let Black Subordinate Run for Lt. Governor of Illinois
28 Mar 2009
Here's the actual e-mail from Joseph Bast, the CEO of a Republican think tank in Chicago, the Heartland Institute, in which he explains why he has stopped his employee, the former Mayor of Maywood, Ill., an all-black suburb, from running for Lieutenant Governor. This was sent to other Republican insiders yesterday morning.
Note the hypocrisy -- Conner ran for Cook County Assessor in 2006 and netted 250,000 votes. He was an employee of Heartland then too.
Guess these low-lifes at Heartland don't want a black man to be one of the leaders of the Illinois GOP.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
THU, 4/2 @ e5: Chiapas: Indigenous Struggle & Popular Alternatives to Capitalism, A Conversation with Jorge Santiago
27 Mar 2009
As the Wall Street financial crisis sparks urgent discussion of shortcomings in the US economy, the Mexico-US Solidarity Network invites you to join us in examining lessons from economic projects in the indigenous communities of southern Mexico .
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Commentary :: Globalization
Obama's Latest No Banker Left Behind Scheme
27 Mar 2009
the looting of America
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:American Peace Movement Rejects Obama Iraq and Afghanistan War Policy
27 Mar 2009
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
David Korten: Transofrming the Economy Beyond Bailouts
27 Mar 2009
presented by The Jamaica Plain Forum

Sunday, April 5th, 2009
7:00 - 9:00pm

First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist
6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Today's economic crisis is the worst since the Great Depression.
However, as David Korten shows, the steps being taken to address it do nothing to deal with the reality of a failed economic system.

Korten identifies the deeper sources of the failure: Wall Street
institutions that have perfected the art of creating phantom "wealth" without producing anything of real value. Our hope lies not with Wall Street, but with Main Street: in an economy that is locally based, community-oriented, and devoted to creating a better life for all.

In his new book, The Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, will be available for purchase and signing.
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 03/27/09 Listen Globally!
26 Mar 2009
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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Commentary :: Human Rights
Carnivorous Colorado “Asset Forfeiture Bill” Postponed Indefinitely
26 Mar 2009
HB09-1238 would have opened the door for police to target business and homeowners for Civil Asset Forfeiture in “poor communities” where crime rates are higher.
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Announcement :: Human Rights
26 Mar 2009
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