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LOCAL Announcement :: Globalization : International : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Arusi-Persian Wedding: Film Screenig and Discussion
20 Feb 2009
The Jamaica Plain Forum Presents:
"Arusi-Persian Wedding" Film Screening and Discussion

Friday, Feb. 27th, 2009
7:00pm, FREE

First Church in Jamaica Plain, UU
6 Eliot St (Across from the Monument), JP

Iranian American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani chronicles her brother’s return to Iran during the start of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, as he travels with his American wife to have a traditional Persian wedding and explore his lost heritage. But, when Alex’s Iranian-born parents and Heather’s conservative American father meet for the first time, cultures clash and test the couple to their limits. In weaving the couple’s personal story with historical footage, ARUSI considers the history, impact and troubled relationship between Iran and America.
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Announcement :: Globalization
A very important letter I received. A very important list I send.
20 Feb 2009
So, dear President Lula, I ask you to breathe in the example of President Barack Obama and to give us vigorous measures against the crisis that unemployes thousands of people also here.
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Commentary :: Politics
Fascist Rule in Israel
20 Feb 2009
Israel lurches to the right.
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News :: International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Philippines: Urban poor strongly represented in new socialist party
20 Feb 2009
Manila-Urban-Poor.JPGBulacan, Philippines, February 1, 2009 – “We are the bat people, the people who live under bridges in Manila”, explained urban poor organiser Ka Lisa as she took a small group of international observers around a section of an urban poor relocation settlement in Bulacan, about 60 kilometres north of Manila.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Social Welfare
After Foreclosure: Will Your Mortgage Home Lender—Sue You To Recover Loan Losses?
19 Feb 2009
“Recourse Home Mortgages" can hold borrowers personally liable for lender loses after their home is lost to foreclosure.
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News :: Globalization : International
Chinese multinationals, stock market, finance, outsourcing, technology: opportunities and challenges
19 Feb 2009
China: stock market, finance, outsourcing, Chinese multinationals, global business and expansion strategies
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 02/20/09 Listen Globally!
19 Feb 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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News :: Labor
Today House Majority Leader Adam Hasner (R) and Sen. Garrett Richter (R) become the Newest Union-Busters opposing the Employee Free Choice Act
19 Feb 2009
Today House Majority Leader Adam Hasner (R-Delray Beach)and Sen. Garrett Richter(R-Naples) called for a constitutional amendment that would essentially opt Florida out of card check should it pass on a national level. Check out HJR 1013.
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LOCAL Announcement :: International
Benefit Party for CISPES El Salvador Election Observers.
18 Feb 2009
Come chill and party with local leftys while listening to a wide variety of great live music.
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Commentary :: International
Attac Sweden: The time is come: Let's shut down the financial casino
18 Feb 2009
Attac's statement on the financial crisis and democratic alternatives. A historic window of opportunity is opening. It will depend on pressure from public opinion whether a real change of course is achieved.
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