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News :: Labor : Organizing : Politics
17 Oct 2008
Like the Nazis of Hitler’s Germany, the Republican campaign is spreading phobia against Marxism to cover up the Republican and Reaganite coddling of Wall Street capitalism, profiteering and deregulation and for the Bush-Paulsen-McCain bailout of Wall Street. Time to stop politicians plumbing out bail-out money and profits for Wall Street capitalism! Time for real, socialist, Marxist change!
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News :: Politics
Stimulus can put Main Street on the road to recovery
17 Oct 2008
A fiscal stimulus of $300 billion to $400 billion -- about equal to the amount of spending wiped out by the decline in house prices -- will avert a deep downturn and put the economy back on the path to growth. The stimulus package should include temporary measures to boost consumption and to enable states and municipalities to maintain services such as extending unemployment benefits, temporary tax rebates to low-income households and block grants to states to support spending on Medicaid and child health programs, on education and training and on social services. Investments in infrastructure and in energy-conserving retrofitting of houses, businesses and government buildings would engage hard-hit construction firms and their employees while contributing to the long-term growth potential of the economy. Investments in literacy, education and health care reform would increase the productivity of American workers and businesses.
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LOCAL Announcement :: War and Militarism
Emma's Revolution Concert
17 Oct 2008
Celebrate a benefit concert for United for Justice with Peace! featuring:
Emma's Revolution, the duo of award-winning, activist musicians, Pat Humphries and Sandy O. International touring songwriters in the tradition of Pete Seeger,
Phil Ochs, and Holly Near.
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Announcement :: Organizing
Filipino Youth to Commemorate Filipino American Heritage Month and Reclaim History of Resistance
17 Oct 2008

First organized in 2003 & then in 2006, RECLAIM fused poetry, hiphop, rock & visual art that reflected the collective stories of the Filipino youth and our community in the Philippines & in the US. The highly publicized events drew more than 150 & 250 youth & allies on each year. RECLAIM is organized by Filipino American youth & has featured some of the best young Filipino & non-Filipino American spoken word artists, emcees, rock bands & visual artists.

Now, in 2008, RECLAIM 3 will continue the tradition of celebrating the collective history, power and strength of the Filipino American youth through revolutionary art & culture! Join our cultural night of resistance!
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News :: Globalization
another texas dragging
17 Oct 2008
texas -- its like a hole 'nuther asylum...pix at link....the last dragging took place as jorge the appointee was being cemented into the chute for his 8 years of rape and he is outta there, another good christian town in texas does this little song and dance....again
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Interview :: Globalization
The Philosophies of Deregulation and Neoliberalism are Dead in the West
17 Oct 2008
"The patient suffers massive internal bleeding and is given a blood transfusion. The banks lent money and accepted inflated assets as security. This bubble burst.. Those who pocketed profits for years want to pin the losses on the taxpayers."
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Review :: War and Militarism
Reviewing Zionism, Militarism and the Decline of US Power
17 Oct 2008
The destructive nexus between Zionism and militarism.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Social Welfare
Really Really Free Market Allston, Saturday, October 25th
16 Oct 2008
Really Really Free Market.jpgReally Really Free Market Allston, Saturday, October 25th 11-4pm, Ringer Park
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 10/17/08 Listen Globally!
16 Oct 2008
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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LOCAL Announcement :: Education
Howard Zinn: “The Meaning of Sacco and Vanzetti” Nov 7,
16 Oct 2008
The noted historian and activist Howard Zinn will give a lecture on “The Meaning of Sacco and Vanzetti”, Friday, November 7, 2008 at 7:00 pm, Dante Alighieri Society Italian Cultural Center, 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA.
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