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Commentary :: Politics
Washington No Match For Big Oil
07 Mar 2007
Most of the Democratic and Republican presidential hopefuls are reluctant to challenge big oil, insurance companies, health care providers and many of the big corporations that are driving up inflation because these candidates for president will be relying on the same big corporations to contribute the hundreds of millions necessary for a successful campaign in 2007 and 2008. The Democrats and Republicans are selling America to the highest bidders.
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LOCAL Commentary :: Human Rights : Politics : Race
The Sacco and Vanzetti Case Revisited
06 Mar 2007
On August 23, 1927, the State of Massachusetts executed two-Italian born immigrants for their alleged roles in the murders and robbery of a payroll clerk and his security guard on April 15, 1920. The condemned, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, were militant anarchists. A mockery of a fair trial led to their ultimate fate. Professor Deborah Contrada revisits their case and concludes that there was “reasonable doubt, easily” as to their guilt.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
ICE Gestapo kidnappings in New Bedford: Mobilize labor's power to free them now!
06 Mar 2007
Immigration Gestapo kidnaps 500 workers in New Bedford
Mobilize labor's power to free them now!
Full citizenship rights for all immigrants!

* Emergency Protest: Thursday March 8, 12 noon *
* ICE Office, Dyer St, Downtown Providence *
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Commentary :: Environment : Politics : Technology
Kennedy & Waxman Serve Tobacco Pesticide Cartel
06 Mar 2007
Prohibition Rides Again...but NOT against Chlorine/Dioxin, heaps of Pesticides, and even Radiation in typical smoking products. It is so much easier for corporatized officials to Prohibit natural, public-domain plants...as ever.
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LOCAL Announcement :: War and Militarism
Human Peace Symbol - Sat 3/10 @ Copley
06 Mar 2007
Hundreds of anti-war activists will gather on Copley Square in Boston to form a 100-foot wide Human Peace Symbol.
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LOCAL News :: War and Militarism
Pittsburgh Report on Successful Shutdown of Warfare Robotics Facility
06 Mar 2007
On Friday, March 2, Pittsburgh Organizing Group (POG) and supporters set out to shut down the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC), a largely Pentagon-funded venture of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) that has become a world leader in warfare robotics. The action succeeded beyond the organizers' expectations.
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Commentary :: Environment
the MDI air car - the world's cleanest car
05 Mar 2007
Modified: 06 Mar 2007
the MDI air car, another alternative to fossil fuel guzzling.
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Announcement :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
An Appeal to Philippine President Arroyo
05 Mar 2007
agrarian-violence-philippines .jpgStop agrarian violence and killing of farmers!

Implement agrarian reform in contentious landholdings!
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment
Radical Environmental Conference: Deep Green Resistance, 4/6-4/8
05 Mar 2007
Deep Green Resistance:
Confronting Industrial Culture

April 6-8, 2007
Deerfield, MA
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Commentary :: Environment
Time for a Revolution
05 Mar 2007
This is the time for a revolution, not for half-hearted actions, said retiring French president Jacques chirac. Despite higher prices, energy still has an aura of inexhaustibility. Renewable energy has an 18% share in worldwide electricity production.
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