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Commentary :: Globalization
The Rise and Fall of the UN
29 Oct 2006
One’s opinion of the United Nations reveals a lot about political consciousness; and because perception is usually based on experience, it’s only natural that people from different countries have opposing views about the UN and its pillar institutions— the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, and the World Trade Organization (WTO). In the United States, familiarity of the UN is limited to vague notions of ‘international democracy’ and ‘peacekeeping’, words that inspire the noblest of intentions; the World Bank and IMF on the other hand are institutions that invoke little reaction among the US public. How and by whom the UN was formed, whose interests it serves, and the actual history of its ‘peacekeeping’ missions are all things rarely examined. It is the purpose of this essay to look at the formation and development of the UN, and in so doing, attempt to show the evolution of the capitalistic system itself, which was ‘reborn’ upon the back of these hardly-neutral organizations.
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LOCAL Announcement :: GLBT/Queer
Radical Queer Community Space TONIGHT 10/29
29 Oct 2006
Tonight at 45 Mt. Auburn St. there will be a radical queer community space discussion on polyamory
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Commentary :: GLBT/Queer
the cult of bush
29 Oct 2006
In the beginning of this ludicrous and surreal hell I find myself in now, which has been created for me and many others by bushco and halliburton and cowboys everywhere, I saw a banner on the net for a very odd survey entitled ARE YOU SMARTER THAN gEORGE bUSH?
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Why did you invade Iraq, Sir?
29 Oct 2006
Because....
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News :: Social Welfare
Illinois Congressman Jerry Weller,Refco and the collapse of Guatemala's Bancafe Bank
29 Oct 2006
Illinois Republican Jerry Weller does indeed have a conflict of interest in Guatemala besides his wife Zury Rios Sosa,daughter of ex-Guatemalan dictator General Efrain Rios Montt.Refco that donated to at least one of Jerry Weller's political campaigns in the past has collapsed and been found to be committing investor fraud and hiding certain transactions that should have been accounted for as losses.This has led to billions of dollars in investor losses worldwide.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Art of War : E Vote
29 Oct 2006
E Vote
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Commentary :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Defend the Oaxaca Commune!
29 Oct 2006
* Long live the Oaxaca Commune!

* For the fullest international solidarity and support!

* No to the surrender of the APPO's struggle!

* No negotiations as long as the paramilitary attacks and repression
continue!

* Teachers' strike until URO falls!

* Nationwide strike and mobilization in support of the APPO and against
the threats of repression!
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LOCAL Announcement :: Education : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Providence: Defend the Oaxaca Commune!
28 Oct 2006
* US, Mexico: Hands off Oaxaca!
* Troops and police out of Oaxaca!
* For a government of the APPO and the workers' organizations!
* For a general strike in defense of the people of Oaxaca!

Tuesday, October 31
4:00 PM
US federal building, Kennedy Plaza
Providence, RI
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LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Public Meetings with Grace Ross
28 Oct 2006
Modified: 05:07:07 PM
Tired of Broken promises from Corporate Politicians?
Come hear Grace Ross speak about her Campaign for Governor with the Green/Rainbow Party!!!
Free and Open to the Public!
Organized by Socialist Alternative!
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News :: Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Philippines: AKBAYAN holds successful 3rd Congress
28 Oct 2006
AKBAYAN-3rd-Congress.JPGAmidst escalating repression and political crisis, the Akbayan Citizens Action Party recently held its Third Regular Congress last October 14 and 15, 2006, at the tRiverbend Hotel in Marikina City. With the theme "Ipaglaban ang Dangal ng Pilipino, Ipaglaban ang Kinabukasan Ngayon" (Claim the Future Now), Akbayan marked its more than eight years existence as an alternative national political party in the Philippines.
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