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News :: Labor
Tomorrow the Senate takes its first vote to confirm Hilda Solis as our Secretary of Labor
23 Feb 2009
Take Action Now! Contact Your Senators Tell Them to Confirm Solis as our next Secretary of Labor
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Commentary :: Labor
VIDEO: Economist Dean Baker on Book TV: "Plunder and Blunder"
23 Feb 2009
Dean Baker is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington.
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News :: Human Rights : International
PHILIPPINES: Scrap the Visiting Forces Agreement now!
23 Feb 2009
Modified: 02:30:01 AM
US_Marine_Daniel_Smith.JPGThe secret Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) document exposed by Sen. Joker Arroyo is the latest in a string of arguments to hang the iniquitous agreement. The secret document is an insult that adds to the injury of Daniel Smith’s contempt of our justice system.
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Announcement :: War and Militarism
M19 Solidarity Statement
22 Feb 2009
Due to some skepticism about the March 19th black bloc and Funk the War
actions, DC SDS and the Self Described Anarchist Collective have agreed on
an M19 solidarity statement to prevent future failures of communication,
such as those that occurred at October Rebellion and Funk the War at the RNC.
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News :: Labor
Just SAY NO to the Employee Free Choice Act - Why?
22 Feb 2009
One Reason is that The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace, Employee Freedom Action Committee, Chamber of Commerce, Alliance For Worker Freedom, Workforce Fairness Institute, Americans For Job Security, Save Our Secret Ballot, Union Busting Consultants, and other Corporate Front Groups all want you to.
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Commentary :: Globalization
22 Feb 2009
Hi fellows, here is the very first draft translation in English of the first pages of our last review in French "Communisme" N°60. Sorry for the language but improvements will come later. Meanwhile, have a good reading and we are waiting for your comments and critics...
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Art of War : Goliath
21 Feb 2009
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News :: Labor
Burger King Now Joins the Employee Free Choice Act Union Busting Club as SEIU Protests Downtown Burger Kings
21 Feb 2009
SEIU Protests Downtown Burger Kings, Demands Chain Stop Lobbying Against Employee Free Choice Act

by Jason Pramas (Staff), Feb-20-09 Downtown Crossing Labor
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News :: International
Hampshire denies Israel divestment
21 Feb 2009
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Commentary :: Labor
A Simple Solution to the States' Budget Crises
20 Feb 2009
On February 16, in Salem, Oregon a rally of more than 5,000 students, teachers, parents, and social service workers assembled in front of the state capitol, demanding a solution to the state’s financial crisis.

This was but one of many similar protests nationwide; and Oregon is par for the course when it comes to U.S. states neck deep in a budget crisis. It is estimated that, unless other sources of revenue are raised immediately, the state will make $800 million in cuts…by June. The projected deficit for the next two years is $2.5 billion.
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