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News :: Globalization : International : Labor : Organizing : Social Welfare
Philippine social movements storm US Embassy
17 Nov 2008
End-Neoliberal-Capitalism.jpgPhilippine social movements hit G-20 summit’s exclusivity, call for a new and democratic world order
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Commentary :: Politics
Cheney's last days
16 Nov 2008
He has ordered an industrial size shredder.
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Commentary :: Human Rights : International : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
16 Nov 2008
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Chemotherapy can do more harm than good, study suggests
16 Nov 2008
Modified: 12:22:34 PM
Chemotherapy can do more harm than good, study suggests
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Commentary :: Politics
Obama and the Crisis of Expectation
16 Nov 2008
With Obama elected President but not yet inaugurated, the question on everyone’s mind is, “what’s going to happen next?” Millions of people around the world are hoping that a Obama presidency will radically change the course of US politics, and with it, world politics. This is especially true for the huge numbers of mostly young volunteers working for Obama’s campaign, most of whom had never been involved in politics before.

And while it is impossible to predict the future precisely, one can make an educated guess as to Obama’s future actions, based on answering two fundamental questions: which social class is Obama and the Democratic Party going to represent while in office, and what are the current interests of that class. For example, if Obama were to act in the interests of the working class, a number of measures would be immediately taken, such as increasing wages, improving healthcare, funding schools, ending war, etc. If, on the other hand, Obama is going to represent the ruling class, we can expect policies similar to the Bush Presidency, who long ago proved himself to be a puppet for the banks and corporations.
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News :: Globalization : International : Labor : Organizing : Social Welfare
Filipino Workers to heads of G20: Creating a better world order is no more your business
16 Nov 2008
Partido-Manggagawa-Workers-Party-Philippines.jpgRelegating the world’s future to the hands of same leaders who created the current global economic crisis is a recipe to further disaster, according to Partido ng Manggagawa (Workers Party), a militant labor party in the Philippines which joined hundreds of other protesters in a march to the US embassy this morning in time for the G20 Summit in Washington DC.
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News :: Human Rights
PEMEX: LLamamiento urgente contra despidos
15 Nov 2008
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LOCAL Announcement :: DNC : Politics : Social Welfare
Benefit Show For the RNC 8 and Local Arrestees
15 Nov 2008
Modified: 07:25:25 PM
There will be a benefit show for the RNC 8 and local RNC arrestees at the Community Church in Boston at 565 Boylston St. on December 5th. Doors at 6, $10 - $30 sliding scale.
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News :: International
Russia invited to Iceland’s airbase
15 Nov 2008
Foreign diplomats hardly believed what they heard when the Icelandic president said that his country needs “new friends” and that Russia should be invited to take use of the old U.S. airbase of Keflavik.
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News :: Labor : Politics : Race : War and Militarism
Barack Obama, new mouthpiece of ruling class interests
14 Nov 2008
In renewing its great traditions of struggle, the American proletariat will have to fight the coming blood and tears policy of the Obama presidency
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